The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 209 153 165
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +12
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 7 30 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.14% 0.81% 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.50% 2.64% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4 24 6
Average salary £37,500 £60,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% +30.43%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
Mainframe
Yorkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1395 1135 1143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 27.33% 30.65% 30.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1009 885 980
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Mainframe across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Mainframe
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Mainframe Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Mainframe
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mainframe across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Mainframe
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
Leeds -43 4 £37,500 -37.50% 1
Pudsey +10 3 - -
Mainframe
Yorkshire

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 12 (46.15%) DB2
2 10 (38.46%) zOS
3 8 (30.77%) Project Management
3 8 (30.77%) UNIX
3 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (30.77%) Banking
4 7 (26.92%) IBM
4 7 (26.92%) CICS
4 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
4 7 (26.92%) C#
4 7 (26.92%) COBOL
4 7 (26.92%) HTML
5 6 (23.08%) SQL
5 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (23.08%) VSAM
6 5 (19.23%) Incident Management
6 5 (19.23%) WebSphere
6 5 (19.23%) Degree
6 5 (19.23%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (19.23%) T-SQL
6 5 (19.23%) .NET
6 5 (19.23%) Linux
7 4 (15.38%) Windows
7 4 (15.38%) Adabas
7 4 (15.38%) SAS
7 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
7 4 (15.38%) CSS
7 4 (15.38%) CMS
7 4 (15.38%) Web Design
7 4 (15.38%) NATURAL

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 7 (26.92%) CICS
2 5 (19.23%) WebSphere
3 4 (15.38%) SAS
3 4 (15.38%) CMS
4 3 (11.54%) Apache
4 3 (11.54%) GlassFish
5 1 (3.85%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) DB2
2 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 4 (15.38%) Adabas
3 2 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) JUnit
1 3 (11.54%) Subversion
General
1 8 (30.77%) Banking
2 4 (15.38%) Finance
3 3 (11.54%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Developer
1 6 (23.08%) DBA
1 6 (23.08%) Administrator
1 6 (23.08%) DB2 DBA
2 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Software Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) .NET Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst Programmer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst Programmer
4 2 (7.69%) Programmer
4 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Web Developer
4 2 (7.69%) .NET Web Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Mainframe Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Programmer
5 1 (3.85%) COBOL Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior WebSphere Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Senior WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) HTML
2 5 (19.23%) .NET
3 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 4 (15.38%) CSS
3 4 (15.38%) Ajax
3 4 (15.38%) jQuery
3 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (11.54%) Middleware
4 3 (11.54%) Hibernate
4 3 (11.54%) Spring
4 3 (11.54%) Web Services
4 3 (11.54%) XML
4 3 (11.54%) WSDL
4 3 (11.54%) XML Schema
4 3 (11.54%) JAXB
4 3 (11.54%) Java EE
4 3 (11.54%) Grails
5 2 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) VSAM
2 4 (15.38%) Data Extraction
3 3 (11.54%) W3C
3 3 (11.54%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
4 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.85%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) zOS
2 8 (30.77%) UNIX
3 5 (19.23%) Linux
4 4 (15.38%) Windows
5 3 (11.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Project Management
1 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (19.23%) Incident Management
3 5 (19.23%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (15.38%) Agile Project Management
4 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Performance Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Time Management
4 4 (15.38%) Web Design
4 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 3 (11.54%) Information Security
5 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
5 3 (11.54%) Data Protection
5 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.69%) UML
6 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.85%) ETL
7 1 (3.85%) PRINCE
7 1 (3.85%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) C#
1 7 (26.92%) COBOL
1 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
2 6 (23.08%) SQL
3 5 (19.23%) T-SQL
4 4 (15.38%) NATURAL
5 3 (11.54%) Ruby
5 3 (11.54%) Groovy
5 3 (11.54%) Scala
5 3 (11.54%) Python
5 3 (11.54%) Perl
5 3 (11.54%) Java
6 2 (7.69%) REXX
6 2 (7.69%) JCL
7 1 (3.85%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) IBM
2 2 (7.69%) Unisys
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle