Period
to 26 May 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IBM Mainframe in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 6 months to 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

IBM Mainframe
Central London > City of London
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 341 334 368
Rank change year-on-year -7 +34 +71
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 1 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.009% 0.029% 0.081%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.019% 0.059% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 7
City of London median annual salary £90,000 £45,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +100.00% -13.46% -20.00%
10th Percentile £85,000 £42,500 £49,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £47,500 £61,250
Central London median annual salary £90,000 £45,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +100.00% -13.46% -20.00%

IBM 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 the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5,202 5,043 6,581
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 48.58% 49.20% 48.69%
Number of salaries quoted 4,626 4,565 5,817
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,900 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%

IBM Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing IBM Mainframe as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for IBM Mainframe in the City of London

IBM Mainframe
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe in the City of London.

Salary trend for IBM Mainframe in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, IT jobs citing IBM 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 City of London region with a requirement for IBM Mainframe.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) PMP
1 1 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CICS
1 1 (100.00%) REXX
1 1 (100.00%) PL/1
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (100.00%) RACF
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere

IBM Mainframe
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (100.00%) CICS
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PL/1
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) REXX
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (100.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) ACF2
1 1 (100.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM