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 7 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 181 186 175
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 24 32 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.51% 0.62% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.85% 2.25% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 15 21 4
Average salary £78,750 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.00% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,108 £34,000 £39,950
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
1296 1423 1136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 27.58% 27.77% 30.04%
Number of salaries quoted 957 1167 905
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
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 7 May 2015.

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 7 May 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
Leeds -10 4 £61,215 +30.94%
Pudsey +5 3 £32,500 -15.03%
Bradford -17 2 £77,500 -
Mainframe
Yorkshire

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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 19 (52.78%) SAN
2 11 (30.56%) Oracle
3 9 (25.00%) SQL
4 7 (19.44%) COBOL
5 6 (16.67%) DataStage
5 6 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 6 (16.67%) Adabas
5 6 (16.67%) ETL
5 6 (16.67%) Middleware
5 6 (16.67%) Pentaho
6 5 (13.89%) Finance
7 4 (11.11%) UNIX
7 4 (11.11%) Windows
7 4 (11.11%) Migration
7 4 (11.11%) Fujitsu
7 4 (11.11%) VME
7 4 (11.11%) ICL
7 4 (11.11%) Retail
7 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (11.11%) Big Data
8 3 (8.33%) Degree
8 3 (8.33%) SAS
9 2 (5.56%) ATM
9 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
9 2 (5.56%) IBM
9 2 (5.56%) HP
9 2 (5.56%) PRINCE
9 2 (5.56%) JCL
9 2 (5.56%) NCR
9 2 (5.56%) PL/1

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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 3 (8.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) BASE24
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 19 (52.78%) SAN
2 2 (5.56%) ATM
2 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) DataStage
1 6 (16.67%) Adabas
1 6 (16.67%) Pentaho
2 4 (11.11%) Big Data
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.56%) DB2
4 1 (2.78%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.78%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Retail
3 2 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (63.89%) Architect
2 14 (38.89%) Technical Architect
3 6 (16.67%) Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) Developer Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (13.89%) Consultant
5 4 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (11.11%) Database Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Database Consultant
5 4 (11.11%) Database Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Lead Architect
5 4 (11.11%) Data Consultant
5 4 (11.11%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Leader
7 1 (2.78%) SAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) Middleware
2 2 (5.56%) J2EE
2 2 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) EMV
1 2 (5.56%) Cryptography
1 2 (5.56%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) UNIX
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
1 4 (11.11%) VME
2 2 (5.56%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
2 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.67%) Data Modelling
1 6 (16.67%) ETL
2 4 (11.11%) Migration
2 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (5.56%) PRINCE
3 2 (5.56%) UML
3 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
3 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
3 2 (5.56%) Change Management
3 2 (5.56%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (2.78%) DevOps
4 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.78%) ITIL
4 1 (2.78%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) SQL
2 7 (19.44%) COBOL
3 2 (5.56%) JCL
3 2 (5.56%) PL/1
3 2 (5.56%) Java
3 2 (5.56%) C#
3 2 (5.56%) C++
3 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.78%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
1 2 (5.56%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) Oracle
2 4 (11.11%) Fujitsu
2 4 (11.11%) ICL
3 2 (5.56%) IBM
3 2 (5.56%) HP
3 2 (5.56%) NCR
3 2 (5.56%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (5.56%) VocaLink
4 1 (2.78%) Teradata