The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 233 212 196
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -16
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 1 16 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.017% 0.28% 0.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.047% 0.84% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 0 16 25
Median salary - £34,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £46,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.95% -1.57%
Mainframe
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2136 1895 1929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.58% 33.10% 34.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1572 1493 1551
Median salary £38,500 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.28% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Mainframe as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Mainframe
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Mainframe across the West Midlands region.

Mainframe Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Mainframe
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +2 1 - -
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT jobs citing Mainframe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) VB
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) MQSeries
1 1 (33.33%) EDI
1 1 (33.33%) FTP
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) Pascal
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security Management
1 1 (33.33%) Security Management
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Games
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) FTP
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Games
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
1 1 (33.33%) IT Security Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Security Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) EDI
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security Management
1 1 (33.33%) IT Audit
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Security Management
1 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
1 1 (33.33%) Threat Detection
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Pascal
1 1 (33.33%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle