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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 65 88 96
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +8
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 51 20 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 4.10% 1.61% 1.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.52% 4.40% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 50 20 15
Median salary £54,750 £53,750 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.86% -25.86%
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.00% +11.11%
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
485 455 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 38.99% 36.55% 40.79%
Number of salaries quoted 449 401 486
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £61,500 £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 1 May 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 1 May 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
Burgess Hill -3 18 £57,500 -2.12% 1
Crawley - 2 £45,000 - 1
Gatwick -7 1 £25,000 -50.00%
Mainframe
South East

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 50 (61.73%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (49.38%) COBOL
3 39 (48.15%) Finance
3 39 (48.15%) Degree
4 38 (46.91%) IBM
5 37 (45.68%) Computer Science
6 36 (44.44%) IBM Mainframe
6 36 (44.44%) CICS
7 32 (39.51%) JCL
8 31 (38.27%) TDD
9 30 (37.04%) VSAM
10 28 (34.57%) RAD
11 27 (33.33%) Java
11 27 (33.33%) DB2
12 25 (30.86%) Mathematics
13 24 (29.63%) SQL
14 19 (23.46%) Automated Testing
14 19 (23.46%) SDLC
15 18 (22.22%) REXX
16 17 (20.99%) VisionPLUS
17 16 (19.75%) Ruby
17 16 (19.75%) CLIST
17 16 (19.75%) TSYS
17 16 (19.75%) User Stories
18 15 (18.52%) Software Engineering
19 14 (17.28%) zOS
19 14 (17.28%) QA
20 12 (14.81%) ISTQB
20 12 (14.81%) Unit Testing
20 12 (14.81%) 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 36 (44.44%) CICS
2 11 (13.58%) IIS
3 3 (3.70%) Documentum
3 3 (3.70%) FileNet
Business Applications
1 17 (20.99%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.94%) Internet
2 3 (3.70%) LAN
2 3 (3.70%) SAN
2 3 (3.70%) WAN
3 1 (1.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (33.33%) DB2
2 7 (8.64%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.17%) Big Data
4 3 (3.70%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (3.70%) JUnit
2 2 (2.47%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.47%) Maven
2 2 (2.47%) Subversion
3 1 (1.23%) JIRA
3 1 (1.23%) LoadRunner
General
1 39 (48.15%) Finance
2 3 (3.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (18.52%) Software Engineer
2 14 (17.28%) Developer
3 12 (14.81%) CICS Engineer
3 12 (14.81%) Mainframe Software Engineer
4 9 (11.11%) Java Engineer
4 9 (11.11%) Senior Java Engineer
5 8 (9.88%) Java Developer
5 8 (9.88%) Lead Developer
5 8 (9.88%) Lead Java Developer
5 8 (9.88%) QA Engineer
5 8 (9.88%) QA Test Engineer
5 8 (9.88%) Test Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Development Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Mainframe Support
6 5 (6.17%) Project Manager
6 5 (6.17%) Software Development Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Software Support Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.64%) HTML
1 7 (8.64%) Web Services
2 5 (6.17%) CSS
2 5 (6.17%) POSIX
3 4 (4.94%) ISPF
4 3 (3.70%) .NET
4 3 (3.70%) J2EE
4 3 (3.70%) jQuery
4 3 (3.70%) JSON
4 3 (3.70%) Spring
4 3 (3.70%) XML
5 2 (2.47%) HTML5
6 1 (1.23%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 37 (45.68%) Computer Science
2 36 (44.44%) IBM Mainframe
3 30 (37.04%) VSAM
4 25 (30.86%) Mathematics
5 10 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (9.88%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (4.94%) Algorithms
7 4 (4.94%) PMI
7 4 (4.94%) Replication
8 3 (3.70%) Clustering
8 3 (3.70%) Data Centre
8 3 (3.70%) Data Structures
8 3 (3.70%) Social Media
9 2 (2.47%) AS400
10 1 (1.23%) Cryptography
10 1 (1.23%) DataPower
10 1 (1.23%) iSeries
10 1 (1.23%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.28%) zOS
2 8 (9.88%) Unix
3 6 (7.41%) Linux
4 5 (6.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (61.73%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (38.27%) TDD
3 28 (34.57%) RAD
4 19 (23.46%) Automated Testing
4 19 (23.46%) SDLC
5 16 (19.75%) User Stories
6 15 (18.52%) Software Engineering
7 12 (14.81%) Functional Testing
7 12 (14.81%) Integration Testing
7 12 (14.81%) Regression Testing
7 12 (14.81%) System Integration Testing
7 12 (14.81%) Unit Testing
7 12 (14.81%) Waterfall
8 9 (11.11%) Scrum
8 9 (11.11%) SOA
9 7 (8.64%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (7.41%) Content Management
11 5 (6.17%) Network Management
11 5 (6.17%) OO
11 5 (6.17%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (49.38%) COBOL
2 32 (39.51%) JCL
3 27 (33.33%) Java
4 24 (29.63%) SQL
5 18 (22.22%) REXX
6 16 (19.75%) CLIST
6 16 (19.75%) Ruby
7 10 (12.35%) JavaScript
8 7 (8.64%) Assembly Language
8 7 (8.64%) C
9 2 (2.47%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 39 (48.15%) Degree
2 12 (14.81%) ISTQB
3 11 (13.58%) ISEB
4 4 (4.94%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.28%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.70%) Time Sharing Option
1 3 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.23%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 9 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.70%) SCCM
3 1 (1.23%) Control-M
Vendors
1 38 (46.91%) IBM
2 16 (19.75%) TSYS
3 9 (11.11%) HP
4 6 (7.41%) Oracle
5 5 (6.17%) Syncsort
6 4 (4.94%) Rally
7 3 (3.70%) Citrix
7 3 (3.70%) VMware
8 2 (2.47%) Informatica
9 1 (1.23%) BMC
9 1 (1.23%) Compuware