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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 183 163 177
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +14
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 23 30 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.48% 0.71% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.55% 2.61% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 15 25 3
Average salary £40,375 £48,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.75% +73.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £33,000 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,300 £72,500 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
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
1483 1148 1067
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 30.80% 27.06% 26.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1190 852 882
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,050 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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
Halifax +2 9 £40,438 +22.53%
Leeds -12 2 £88,500 +68.57%
Pontefract - 2 £33,000 -
Wakefield - 2 £33,000 -
Bradford -7 1 £40,000 - 1
Huddersfield - 1 - -
Mainframe
Yorkshire

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 13 (43.33%) Adabas
2 12 (40.00%) SQL
3 11 (36.67%) Oracle
3 11 (36.67%) IBM
4 10 (33.33%) CICS
4 10 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 10 (33.33%) Retail
5 9 (30.00%) Pentaho
5 9 (30.00%) DataStage
5 9 (30.00%) Data Modelling
5 9 (30.00%) ETL
5 9 (30.00%) UNIX
5 9 (30.00%) COBOL
6 8 (26.67%) Middleware
6 8 (26.67%) Banking
7 7 (23.33%) Assembly Language
8 6 (20.00%) Windows
9 5 (16.67%) DB2
9 5 (16.67%) Java
9 5 (16.67%) MQSeries
9 5 (16.67%) Internet
9 5 (16.67%) NATURAL
9 5 (16.67%) JCL
9 5 (16.67%) Finance
9 5 (16.67%) Migration
9 5 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
9 5 (16.67%) Online Banking
9 5 (16.67%) VSAM
9 5 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 10 (33.33%) CICS
2 5 (16.67%) MQSeries
3 3 (10.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (6.67%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) Internet
2 3 (10.00%) Firewall
3 2 (6.67%) ATM
3 2 (6.67%) LAN
3 2 (6.67%) WAN
3 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (43.33%) Adabas
2 9 (30.00%) DataStage
2 9 (30.00%) Pentaho
3 5 (16.67%) DB2
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) JIRA
1 1 (3.33%) Selenium
1 1 (3.33%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (33.33%) Retail
2 8 (26.67%) Banking
3 5 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Developer
2 10 (33.33%) Analyst
3 9 (30.00%) Developer Analyst
4 8 (26.67%) Data Analyst
5 7 (23.33%) Programmer
5 7 (23.33%) CICS Programmer
6 5 (16.67%) Data Consultant
6 5 (16.67%) Database Analyst
6 5 (16.67%) Consultant
6 5 (16.67%) Database Developer
7 4 (13.33%) Database Consultant
8 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (10.00%) Mainframe Developer
9 2 (6.67%) COBOL Developer
9 2 (6.67%) DB2 Developer
9 2 (6.67%) Head of Architecture
9 2 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
9 2 (6.67%) COBOL Programmer
10 1 (3.33%) UNIX Specialist
10 1 (3.33%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) Middleware
2 2 (6.67%) J2EE
2 2 (6.67%) XML
3 1 (3.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (3.33%) EntireX
3 1 (3.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) VSAM
1 5 (16.67%) Online Banking
1 5 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
1 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) EMV
2 2 (6.67%) Tandem
2 2 (6.67%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) UNIX
2 6 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (6.67%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
3 2 (6.67%) zOS
3 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 9 (30.00%) Data Modelling
2 9 (30.00%) ETL
3 5 (16.67%) Migration
3 5 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (13.33%) Project Management
5 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.67%) UML
6 2 (6.67%) Service Management
6 2 (6.67%) ITIL
6 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.67%) Change Management
6 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.67%) Workflow
6 2 (6.67%) Data Management
6 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Manual Testing
7 1 (3.33%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) SQL
2 9 (30.00%) COBOL
3 7 (23.33%) Assembly Language
4 5 (16.67%) Java
4 5 (16.67%) NATURAL
4 5 (16.67%) JCL
5 3 (10.00%) C++
5 3 (10.00%) REXX
6 2 (6.67%) PL/1
6 2 (6.67%) C#
6 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.33%) SELCOPY
7 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
2 2 (6.67%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) RACF
1 2 (6.67%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) CA Endevor
2 2 (6.67%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Oracle
1 11 (36.67%) IBM
2 2 (6.67%) HP
2 2 (6.67%) NCR
2 2 (6.67%) VocaLink
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft