The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 73 80 98
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +18
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 45 27 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 3.47% 2.28% 1.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.86% 5.61% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 44 27 17
Median salary £53,750 £58,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.11% -16.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £50,000 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,350 £66,600 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-0.52% +0.52%
Mainframe
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
508 481 529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 39.23% 40.66% 39.13%
Number of salaries quoted 482 435 473
Median salary £40,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Mainframe
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Mainframe Salary Trend in West Sussex

Mainframe
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mainframe across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in West Sussex

Mainframe
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Crawley -12 12 £59,500 +1.70%
Burgess Hill -12 8 £53,750 -8.51%
Gatwick -7 1 £25,000 -50.00%
Haywards Heath - 1 £37,500 -
Mainframe
South East

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Sussex region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 52 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (57.50%) COBOL
3 40 (50.00%) CICS
3 40 (50.00%) Finance
4 38 (47.50%) JCL
5 34 (42.50%) VSAM
6 30 (37.50%) RAD
7 29 (36.25%) DB2
7 29 (36.25%) Degree
8 26 (32.50%) Computer Science
9 25 (31.25%) IBM
10 22 (27.50%) REXX
10 22 (27.50%) TDD
11 20 (25.00%) Automated Testing
11 20 (25.00%) Java
12 19 (23.75%) VisionPLUS
13 18 (22.50%) IBM Mainframe
13 18 (22.50%) TSYS
13 18 (22.50%) CLIST
14 16 (20.00%) SDLC
14 16 (20.00%) Software Engineering
15 15 (18.75%) User Stories
16 14 (17.50%) Waterfall
16 14 (17.50%) QA
17 13 (16.25%) SQL
17 13 (16.25%) Unix
17 13 (16.25%) ISTQB
17 13 (16.25%) Regression Testing
17 13 (16.25%) Unit Testing
17 13 (16.25%) Integration Testing

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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 40 (50.00%) CICS
2 12 (15.00%) IIS
3 3 (3.75%) Documentum
3 3 (3.75%) FileNet
4 2 (2.50%) PegaRULES
5 1 (1.25%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 19 (23.75%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.25%) LAN
1 9 (11.25%) WAN
2 7 (8.75%) SAN
3 4 (5.00%) Internet
4 2 (2.50%) MPLS
4 2 (2.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (36.25%) DB2
2 6 (7.50%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.50%) Easytrieve
4 1 (1.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Eclipse
1 2 (2.50%) Maven
1 2 (2.50%) Subversion
1 2 (2.50%) XPEDITER
2 1 (1.25%) JIRA
2 1 (1.25%) LoadRunner
General
1 40 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (5.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.50%) Back Office
3 2 (2.50%) Banking
3 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (18.75%) Developer
2 14 (17.50%) Software Engineer
3 13 (16.25%) CICS Engineer
4 11 (13.75%) Mainframe Software Engineer
5 9 (11.25%) Architect
5 9 (11.25%) Infrastructure Architect
5 9 (11.25%) QA Engineer
5 9 (11.25%) QA Test Engineer
5 9 (11.25%) Test Engineer
6 8 (10.00%) Mainframe Developer
7 7 (8.75%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 7 (8.75%) Project Manager
7 7 (8.75%) Technical Architect
7 7 (8.75%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
8 6 (7.50%) Java Developer
8 6 (7.50%) Unix Architect
8 6 (7.50%) Wintel Architect
8 6 (7.50%) Wintel Technical Architect
9 5 (6.25%) COBOL Developer
9 5 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.25%) .NET
1 5 (6.25%) HTML
2 4 (5.00%) HTML5
3 3 (3.75%) J2EE
3 3 (3.75%) JSON
3 3 (3.75%) Spring
3 3 (3.75%) Web Services
3 3 (3.75%) XML
4 2 (2.50%) ISPF
5 1 (1.25%) CSS
5 1 (1.25%) Middleware
5 1 (1.25%) POSIX
5 1 (1.25%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 34 (42.50%) VSAM
2 26 (32.50%) Computer Science
3 18 (22.50%) IBM Mainframe
4 12 (15.00%) Data Centre
5 11 (13.75%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (10.00%) Mathematics
7 7 (8.75%) Clustering
7 7 (8.75%) Replication
8 4 (5.00%) Algorithms
8 4 (5.00%) PMI
9 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (3.75%) Data Structures
9 3 (3.75%) iSeries
9 3 (3.75%) Social Media
10 2 (2.50%) AS400
10 2 (2.50%) DataPower
10 2 (2.50%) Reinsurance
11 1 (1.25%) BYOD
11 1 (1.25%) Online Gambling
11 1 (1.25%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.25%) Unix
2 5 (6.25%) zOS
3 3 (3.75%) Windows
4 2 (2.50%) Linux
4 2 (2.50%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.25%) AIX
5 1 (1.25%) HPUX
5 1 (1.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (37.50%) RAD
3 22 (27.50%) TDD
4 20 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 16 (20.00%) SDLC
5 16 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 15 (18.75%) User Stories
7 14 (17.50%) Waterfall
8 13 (16.25%) Functional Testing
8 13 (16.25%) Integration Testing
8 13 (16.25%) Regression Testing
8 13 (16.25%) System Integration Testing
8 13 (16.25%) Unit Testing
9 8 (10.00%) Scrum
10 7 (8.75%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (8.75%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (8.75%) Load Balancing
10 7 (8.75%) Performance Analysis
11 6 (7.50%) Project Management
12 5 (6.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 46 (57.50%) COBOL
2 38 (47.50%) JCL
3 22 (27.50%) REXX
4 20 (25.00%) Java
5 18 (22.50%) CLIST
6 13 (16.25%) SQL
7 12 (15.00%) C
8 6 (7.50%) Ruby
9 5 (6.25%) JavaScript
10 3 (3.75%) Assembly Language
11 2 (2.50%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 29 (36.25%) Degree
2 13 (16.25%) ISTQB
3 12 (15.00%) ISEB
4 4 (5.00%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.50%) QA
2 2 (2.50%) PMBOK
System Software
1 9 (11.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.50%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (2.50%) XenApp
2 2 (2.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (11.25%) HP Quality Center
1 9 (11.25%) SCCM
2 2 (2.50%) Control-M
Vendors
1 25 (31.25%) IBM
2 18 (22.50%) TSYS
3 10 (12.50%) HP
4 9 (11.25%) Citrix
4 9 (11.25%) VMware
5 4 (5.00%) Rally
6 3 (3.75%) Oracle
6 3 (3.75%) Syncsort
7 2 (2.50%) Cisco
7 2 (2.50%) Informatica
7 2 (2.50%) Pega
8 1 (1.25%) BMC
8 1 (1.25%) Compuware