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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 95 87 95
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 5 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.47% 0.91% 0.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.32% 2.46% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 7
Average salary £60,000 £70,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +55.55%
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+15.55% -
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
380 366 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 35.75% 36.97% 33.06%
Number of salaries quoted 327 342 376
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Mainframe across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Horsham - 3 £60,000 -
Crawley -11 2 £66,250 -5.35%
Mainframe
South East

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Sussex region citing Mainframe also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Mainframe.

1 23 (95.83%) SQL
2 22 (91.67%) Oracle
2 22 (91.67%) DB2
2 22 (91.67%) UNIX
2 22 (91.67%) Cognos
2 22 (91.67%) Data Warehouse
2 22 (91.67%) ETL
2 22 (91.67%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (91.67%) DataStage
2 22 (91.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 22 (91.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 22 (91.67%) Test Management
2 22 (91.67%) Oracle Exadata
3 21 (87.50%) Test Strategy
3 21 (87.50%) Oracle ODI
3 21 (87.50%) Relational Database
3 21 (87.50%) Data Validation
3 21 (87.50%) PL/SQL
3 21 (87.50%) Validation
3 21 (87.50%) QuickTest Pro
3 21 (87.50%) SQLPlus
3 21 (87.50%) RDBMS
3 21 (87.50%) HP
3 21 (87.50%) Toad
3 21 (87.50%) Business Objects
3 21 (87.50%) SQL Server
4 12 (50.00%) Finance
5 11 (45.83%) Analytics
5 11 (45.83%) R
6 10 (41.67%) Banking

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Sussex region citing Mainframe also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) MQSeries
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (91.67%) DB2
1 22 (91.67%) Data Warehouse
1 22 (91.67%) DataStage
1 22 (91.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 22 (91.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 22 (91.67%) Oracle Exadata
2 21 (87.50%) Oracle ODI
2 21 (87.50%) Relational Database
2 21 (87.50%) SQLPlus
2 21 (87.50%) RDBMS
2 21 (87.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) Easytrieve
Development Applications
1 21 (87.50%) QuickTest Pro
1 21 (87.50%) Toad
General
1 12 (50.00%) Finance
2 10 (41.67%) Banking
2 10 (41.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (91.67%) Test Manager
2 7 (29.17%) Portfolio Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Middleware
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Data Integration
1 1 (4.17%) DataPower
1 1 (4.17%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 22 (91.67%) UNIX
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (91.67%) ETL
1 22 (91.67%) Business Intelligence
1 22 (91.67%) Test Management
2 21 (87.50%) Test Strategy
2 21 (87.50%) Data Validation
2 21 (87.50%) Validation
3 11 (45.83%) Analytics
4 10 (41.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.17%) Project Management
5 1 (4.17%) SOA
5 1 (4.17%) OOP
5 1 (4.17%) OO
5 1 (4.17%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 23 (95.83%) SQL
2 21 (87.50%) PL/SQL
3 11 (45.83%) R
4 1 (4.17%) REXX
4 1 (4.17%) JCL
4 1 (4.17%) C
4 1 (4.17%) COBOL
4 1 (4.17%) Java
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCOM
1 1 (4.17%) Control-M
Vendors
1 22 (91.67%) Oracle
1 22 (91.67%) Cognos
2 21 (87.50%) HP
2 21 (87.50%) Business Objects
3 1 (4.17%) Pega
3 1 (4.17%) Syncsort
3 1 (4.17%) VMware
3 1 (4.17%) Symantec
3 1 (4.17%) Citrix
3 1 (4.17%) IBM