The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 228 194 176
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -18
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 26 57 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.36% 0.82% 0.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.19% 2.78% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 15 39 39
Average salary £61,215 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.03% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,700 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Mainframe
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2180 2052 1771
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 30.03% 29.39% 32.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1759 1469 1444
Average salary £38,000 £37,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +1.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Mainframe Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Mainframe
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Mainframe
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 March 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
West Yorkshire -28 20 £61,215 +34.53%
South Yorkshire -10 2 £67,500 +68.75%
North Yorkshire +3 1 £24,000 -36.00%
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the 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 22 (37.93%) Finance
2 18 (31.03%) Retail
3 16 (27.59%) Oracle
4 15 (25.86%) SQL
5 14 (24.14%) Middleware
5 14 (24.14%) COBOL
5 14 (24.14%) IBM
6 13 (22.41%) Banking
7 12 (20.69%) Service Delivery
7 12 (20.69%) Windows
8 10 (17.24%) SAN
8 10 (17.24%) Adabas
9 9 (15.52%) ETL
9 9 (15.52%) Data Modelling
9 9 (15.52%) DataStage
9 9 (15.52%) Migration
9 9 (15.52%) Pentaho
9 9 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (13.79%) JCL
10 8 (13.79%) CICS
10 8 (13.79%) Java
10 8 (13.79%) DB2
10 8 (13.79%) UNIX
11 7 (12.07%) Assembly Language
11 7 (12.07%) Tandem
12 6 (10.34%) QA
12 6 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (10.34%) Change Management
12 6 (10.34%) C++
12 6 (10.34%) Linux

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the 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 8 (13.79%) CICS
2 5 (8.62%) MQSeries
3 2 (3.45%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.45%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (8.62%) BASE24
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.24%) SAN
2 5 (8.62%) ATM
2 5 (8.62%) TCP/IP
2 5 (8.62%) Firewall
2 5 (8.62%) Internet
3 3 (5.17%) LAN
3 3 (5.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.24%) Adabas
2 9 (15.52%) DataStage
2 9 (15.52%) Pentaho
3 8 (13.79%) DB2
4 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
5 4 (6.90%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) JIRA
1 1 (1.72%) Selenium
1 1 (1.72%) SoapUI
General
1 22 (37.93%) Finance
2 18 (31.03%) Retail
3 13 (22.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (25.86%) Architect
2 13 (22.41%) Developer
3 11 (18.97%) Analyst
4 9 (15.52%) Developer Analyst
5 8 (13.79%) Operations Engineer
5 8 (13.79%) Data Analyst
6 7 (12.07%) Programmer
6 7 (12.07%) CICS Programmer
7 6 (10.34%) Technical Architect
8 5 (8.62%) Consultant
8 5 (8.62%) Database Analyst
8 5 (8.62%) Lead Architect
8 5 (8.62%) Database Developer
8 5 (8.62%) Technical Specialist
8 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (8.62%) Data Consultant
9 4 (6.90%) Lead Solutions Architect
9 4 (6.90%) Database Consultant
9 4 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (24.14%) Middleware
2 5 (8.62%) J2EE
2 5 (8.62%) XML
3 1 (1.72%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.07%) Tandem
3 5 (8.62%) EMV
3 5 (8.62%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (8.62%) Online Banking
3 5 (8.62%) Cryptography
4 4 (6.90%) VSAM
5 2 (3.45%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.69%) Windows
2 8 (13.79%) UNIX
3 6 (10.34%) Linux
4 5 (8.62%) Windows XP
4 5 (8.62%) Windows 7
5 4 (6.90%) VME
5 4 (6.90%) zOS
6 2 (3.45%) OS/390
7 1 (1.72%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.69%) Service Delivery
2 9 (15.52%) ETL
2 9 (15.52%) Data Modelling
2 9 (15.52%) Migration
3 6 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (10.34%) Change Management
4 5 (8.62%) PRINCE2
4 5 (8.62%) PRINCE
5 4 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (6.90%) ITIL
6 3 (5.17%) Service Management
6 3 (5.17%) Mentoring
6 3 (5.17%) Coaching
7 2 (3.45%) Procure-to-pay
7 2 (3.45%) Business Analysis
7 2 (3.45%) Data Management
7 2 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.45%) Workflow
7 2 (3.45%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.45%) UML
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.86%) SQL
2 14 (24.14%) COBOL
3 8 (13.79%) JCL
3 8 (13.79%) Java
4 7 (12.07%) Assembly Language
5 6 (10.34%) C++
6 5 (8.62%) C#
6 5 (8.62%) PL/1
6 5 (8.62%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.45%) REXX
7 2 (3.45%) NATURAL
8 1 (1.72%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) Degree
2 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) QA
2 5 (8.62%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) ACF2
1 2 (3.45%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) CA Endevor
2 2 (3.45%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (27.59%) Oracle
2 14 (24.14%) IBM
3 5 (8.62%) NCR
3 5 (8.62%) HP
3 5 (8.62%) VocaLink
4 4 (6.90%) ICL
4 4 (6.90%) Fujitsu
5 2 (3.45%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.72%) Cisco
6 1 (1.72%) Microsoft