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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 232 201 218
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +17
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 33 39 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.46% 0.63% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.47% 2.20% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 23 31 14
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +57.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £33,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £72,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
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
2247 1769 1817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 31.34% 28.70% 29.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1823 1284 1507
Average salary £39,250 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.53% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,650
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 19 December 2014.

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 19 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
West Yorkshire -22 23 £40,375 -16.75% 1
North Yorkshire +4 8 £24,000 -36.00%
South Yorkshire -21 1 - -
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 18 (40.00%) Finance
2 16 (35.56%) SQL
3 15 (33.33%) Oracle
3 15 (33.33%) IBM
3 15 (33.33%) Retail
4 14 (31.11%) COBOL
5 13 (28.89%) Adabas
6 12 (26.67%) Banking
7 11 (24.44%) CICS
8 10 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (22.22%) DB2
8 10 (22.22%) Service Delivery
8 10 (22.22%) Windows
8 10 (22.22%) JCL
9 9 (20.00%) UNIX
9 9 (20.00%) Java
9 9 (20.00%) DataStage
9 9 (20.00%) Pentaho
9 9 (20.00%) Data Modelling
9 9 (20.00%) ETL
9 9 (20.00%) Tandem
10 8 (17.78%) Middleware
11 7 (15.56%) Change Management
11 7 (15.56%) Assembly Language
11 7 (15.56%) C++
11 7 (15.56%) QA
12 6 (13.33%) J2EE
12 6 (13.33%) XML
12 6 (13.33%) PowerShell
12 6 (13.33%) ATM

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 11 (24.44%) CICS
2 5 (11.11%) MQSeries
3 3 (6.67%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.44%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (13.33%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) ATM
1 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (11.11%) Internet
3 3 (6.67%) Firewall
4 2 (4.44%) LAN
4 2 (4.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.89%) Adabas
2 10 (22.22%) DB2
3 9 (20.00%) DataStage
3 9 (20.00%) Pentaho
4 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) JIRA
1 1 (2.22%) Selenium
1 1 (2.22%) SoapUI
General
1 18 (40.00%) Finance
2 15 (33.33%) Retail
3 12 (26.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Developer
2 11 (24.44%) Analyst
3 9 (20.00%) Developer Analyst
3 9 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) Data Analyst
5 7 (15.56%) Programmer
5 7 (15.56%) CICS Programmer
6 6 (13.33%) Technical Specialist
7 5 (11.11%) Database Analyst
7 5 (11.11%) Consultant
7 5 (11.11%) Data Consultant
7 5 (11.11%) Database Developer
8 4 (8.89%) Database Consultant
9 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
9 3 (6.67%) Mainframe Developer
10 2 (4.44%) COBOL Developer
10 2 (4.44%) DB2 Developer
10 2 (4.44%) Head of Architecture
10 2 (4.44%) COBOL Programmer
11 1 (2.22%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.78%) Middleware
2 6 (13.33%) J2EE
2 6 (13.33%) XML
3 1 (2.22%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.22%) EntireX
3 1 (2.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (20.00%) Tandem
3 6 (13.33%) Cryptography
3 6 (13.33%) EMV
4 5 (11.11%) VSAM
4 5 (11.11%) Online Banking
4 5 (11.11%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (6.67%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.22%) Windows
2 9 (20.00%) UNIX
3 6 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 6 (13.33%) Linux
3 6 (13.33%) Windows XP
4 5 (11.11%) zOS
5 3 (6.67%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) Service Delivery
2 9 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 9 (20.00%) ETL
3 7 (15.56%) Change Management
4 6 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (11.11%) Migration
6 4 (8.89%) Project Management
6 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
6 4 (8.89%) Coaching
7 3 (6.67%) ITIL
7 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.44%) UML
8 2 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (4.44%) Workflow
8 2 (4.44%) Service Management
8 2 (4.44%) Data Management
8 2 (4.44%) Business Analysis
8 2 (4.44%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.22%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (35.56%) SQL
2 14 (31.11%) COBOL
3 10 (22.22%) JCL
4 9 (20.00%) Java
5 7 (15.56%) Assembly Language
5 7 (15.56%) C++
6 6 (13.33%) PowerShell
6 6 (13.33%) PL/1
6 6 (13.33%) C#
7 5 (11.11%) NATURAL
8 3 (6.67%) REXX
9 1 (2.22%) C
9 1 (2.22%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) QA
2 6 (13.33%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) RACF
1 2 (4.44%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) CA Endevor
2 2 (4.44%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (33.33%) Oracle
1 15 (33.33%) IBM
2 6 (13.33%) HP
2 6 (13.33%) NCR
2 6 (13.33%) VocaLink
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft