Period
to 23 September 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Mainframe over the 6 months to 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Mainframes
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 198 240 250
Rank change year-on-year +42 +10 +21
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 38 20 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.67% 0.31% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.83% 0.80% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 38 16 8
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £75,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.67% +39.53% +2.38%
10th Percentile £47,500 £71,875 £46,375
90th Percentile £63,750 £79,375 £60,000
South East median annual salary £62,500 £70,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -10.71% +16.67% +9.09%

Mainframe is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,076 2,490 2,294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 36.84% 38.85% 36.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1,578 1,992 1,698
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £72,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Mainframe as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Mainframe in Berkshire

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Mainframe in Berkshire

Mainframe
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Mainframe in Berkshire over the 6 months to 23 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Mainframe in Berkshire

Mainframe
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 23 September 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - 34 £55,000 - 1
Newbury - 1 £40,000 -
Mainframe
South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, IT jobs citing Mainframe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 37 (97.37%) Java
1 37 (97.37%) DB2
2 28 (73.68%) COBOL
3 27 (71.05%) CICS
3 27 (71.05%) MVS
3 27 (71.05%) JCL
3 27 (71.05%) Unit Testing
3 27 (71.05%) Retail
4 21 (55.26%) SQL
5 16 (42.11%) Unix
5 16 (42.11%) AIX
5 16 (42.11%) IBM
5 16 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (28.95%) Service Management
6 11 (28.95%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 11 (28.95%) VSAM
6 11 (28.95%) ServiceNow
7 10 (26.32%) IBM Mainframe
7 10 (26.32%) WebSphere
7 10 (26.32%) UML
7 10 (26.32%) RAD
7 10 (26.32%) Eclipse
7 10 (26.32%) SOAP
7 10 (26.32%) Struts
7 10 (26.32%) Web Services
7 10 (26.32%) J2EE
7 10 (26.32%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (15.79%) Tivoli
8 6 (15.79%) FMCG
9 5 (13.16%) Manufacturing

Mainframe
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 27 (71.05%) CICS
2 10 (26.32%) WebSphere
2 10 (26.32%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (97.37%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (26.32%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (71.05%) Retail
2 5 (13.16%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (100.00%) Developer
2 27 (71.05%) COBOL Developer
3 13 (34.21%) Analyst
3 13 (34.21%) Analyst Developer
3 13 (34.21%) Analyst Programmer
3 13 (34.21%) COBOL Analyst
3 13 (34.21%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
3 13 (34.21%) COBOL Programmer
3 13 (34.21%) Developer Analyst
3 13 (34.21%) Programmer
4 10 (26.32%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.89%) DB2 Developer
5 3 (7.89%) DB2 Programmer
6 2 (5.26%) CICS Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) CICS Programmer
7 1 (2.63%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (26.32%) J2EE
1 10 (26.32%) SOAP
1 10 (26.32%) Struts
1 10 (26.32%) Web Services
2 1 (2.63%) .NET
2 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (28.95%) VSAM
3 10 (26.32%) IBM Mainframe
4 6 (15.79%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 27 (71.05%) MVS
2 16 (42.11%) AIX
2 16 (42.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (71.05%) Unit Testing
2 11 (28.95%) Service Management
3 10 (26.32%) RAD
3 10 (26.32%) UML
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 37 (97.37%) Java
2 28 (73.68%) COBOL
3 27 (71.05%) JCL
4 21 (55.26%) SQL
5 1 (2.63%) C
5 1 (2.63%) C#
5 1 (2.63%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (28.95%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) IBM
2 11 (28.95%) ServiceNow