Period
to 28 May 2020

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 28 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Mainframes
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 160 218 209
Rank change year-on-year +58 -9 +46
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 29 24 59
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.84% 0.43% 0.85%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.29% 1.13% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 31 26 39
Median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.70% - +9.52%
10th Percentile £51,250 £48,750 £55,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £77,500
South East median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -7.69% +13.04% +9.52%

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 1,267 2,124 2,552
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 36.64% 37.71% 36.89%
Number of salaries quoted 983 1,625 1,997
Median annual salary £56,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.62% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £75,000 £72,700
South East median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +11.11% -

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Mainframe in Berkshire

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Mainframe in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Mainframe in Berkshire

Mainframe
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Mainframe in Berkshire over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

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 28 May 2020. 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 +21 22 £52,500 -8.70%
Reading +41 1 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Mainframe
South East

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, 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 27 (93.10%) Java
1 27 (93.10%) DB2
1 27 (93.10%) Unit Testing
2 21 (72.41%) Retail
2 21 (72.41%) COBOL
2 21 (72.41%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (44.83%) SQL
4 12 (41.38%) CICS
5 10 (34.48%) Finance
6 7 (24.14%) Oracle
6 7 (24.14%) PL/SQL
7 6 (20.69%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (20.69%) SOAP
7 6 (20.69%) Struts
7 6 (20.69%) Web Services
7 6 (20.69%) J2EE
7 6 (20.69%) UML
7 6 (20.69%) RAD
7 6 (20.69%) Eclipse
7 6 (20.69%) IBM
7 6 (20.69%) WebSphere
7 6 (20.69%) IBM Mainframe
8 5 (17.24%) MVS
9 3 (10.34%) Retail Finance
10 1 (3.45%) Budgeting and Forecasting
10 1 (3.45%) Resource Allocation
10 1 (3.45%) Public Cloud
10 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
10 1 (3.45%) Risk Analysis
10 1 (3.45%) Change Management

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 12 (41.38%) CICS
2 6 (20.69%) WebSphere
2 6 (20.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (93.10%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Eclipse
General
1 21 (72.41%) Retail
2 10 (34.48%) Finance
3 3 (10.34%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (75.86%) Programmer
2 21 (72.41%) Analyst
2 21 (72.41%) Analyst Programmer
2 21 (72.41%) COBOL Analyst
2 21 (72.41%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
2 21 (72.41%) COBOL Programmer
3 15 (51.72%) Java Analyst Programmer
3 15 (51.72%) Java Programmer
4 11 (37.93%) Developer
5 10 (34.48%) Supply Chain Analyst
5 10 (34.48%) Supply Chain Analyst Programmer
6 9 (31.03%) DB2 Programmer
6 9 (31.03%) Financial Analyst
7 6 (20.69%) Java Developer
8 5 (17.24%) Analyst Developer
8 5 (17.24%) COBOL Developer
8 5 (17.24%) Support Analyst Programmer
9 1 (3.45%) Mainframe Programmer
9 1 (3.45%) Senior Manager
9 1 (3.45%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) J2EE
1 6 (20.69%) SOAP
1 6 (20.69%) Struts
1 6 (20.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (72.41%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (20.69%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (3.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) MVS
2 1 (3.45%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (93.10%) Unit Testing
2 6 (20.69%) RAD
2 6 (20.69%) UML
3 1 (3.45%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 1 (3.45%) Change Management
3 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
3 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
3 1 (3.45%) Resource Allocation
3 1 (3.45%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (93.10%) Java
2 21 (72.41%) COBOL
3 13 (44.83%) SQL
4 7 (24.14%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Oracle
2 6 (20.69%) IBM