Period
to 15 November 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term 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 Mainframe over the 6 months to 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Mainframes
Central London > City of London
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 328 305 336
Rank change year-on-year -23 +31 +13
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 20 28 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.18% 0.27% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 0.57% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 10 24 23
City of London median annual salary £71,250 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +58.33% -10.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £46,625 £42,500 £41,350
90th Percentile £110,250 £94,775 £82,500
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £45,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +61.11% -21.74% +4.55%

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 5,459 4,927 5,580
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 48.99% 48.21% 47.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4,908 4,393 5,061
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £33,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £96,250 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Mainframe in the City of London

Mainframe
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Mainframe in the City of London

Mainframe
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Mainframe in the City of London over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Mainframe in the City of London

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 15 (75.00%) Finance
2 14 (70.00%) SQL
3 12 (60.00%) C#
3 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (60.00%) IBM
3 12 (60.00%) iSeries
3 12 (60.00%) DevOps
4 11 (55.00%) Power BI
4 11 (55.00%) WPF
4 11 (55.00%) .NET
4 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
4 11 (55.00%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (55.00%) Collaborative Working
5 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 10 (50.00%) CSS
5 10 (50.00%) HTML
5 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 10 (50.00%) CRM
5 10 (50.00%) TDD
5 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 10 (50.00%) Wealth Management
5 10 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (50.00%) MVC
5 10 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 10 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (50.00%) Web Development
5 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 10 (50.00%) MVVM

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 (5.00%) CICS
1 1 (5.00%) Confluence
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.00%) SAS
1 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Force.com
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) LAN
1 1 (5.00%) NAS
1 1 (5.00%) PABX
1 1 (5.00%) SAN
1 1 (5.00%) VoIP
1 1 (5.00%) VPN
1 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) Power BI
1 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (10.00%) DB2
4 1 (5.00%) Big Data
4 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 15 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Developer
2 11 (55.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Auditor
3 3 (15.00%) Security Auditor
4 2 (10.00%) Applications Support
4 2 (10.00%) DevOps Manager
4 2 (10.00%) IT Auditor
4 2 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Auditor
4 2 (10.00%) IT Security Auditor
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Auditor
4 2 (10.00%) Senior IT Auditor
5 1 (5.00%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) QA Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Salesforce Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior QA Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) .NET
1 11 (55.00%) WPF
2 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 10 (50.00%) CSS
2 10 (50.00%) HTML
2 10 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
3 3 (15.00%) Middleware
4 2 (10.00%) REST
5 1 (5.00%) SOAP
5 1 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (60.00%) iSeries
2 11 (55.00%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (10.00%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Online Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Reinsurance
4 1 (5.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Unix
2 3 (15.00%) Windows
3 2 (10.00%) Kali Linux
4 1 (5.00%) HPUX
4 1 (5.00%) Solaris
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (60.00%) DevOps
2 11 (55.00%) Collaborative Working
3 10 (50.00%) CRM
3 10 (50.00%) MVC
3 10 (50.00%) MVVM
3 10 (50.00%) TDD
3 10 (50.00%) Wealth Management
3 10 (50.00%) Web Development
4 3 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (10.00%) Digital Forensics
5 2 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (10.00%) Information Security
5 2 (10.00%) ITSM
5 2 (10.00%) Matrix Management
5 2 (10.00%) Microservices
5 2 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) SQL
2 12 (60.00%) C#
3 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) Apex Code
5 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.00%) C
5 1 (5.00%) C++
5 1 (5.00%) COBOL
5 1 (5.00%) Perl
5 1 (5.00%) PL/1
5 1 (5.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) REXX
5 1 (5.00%) VB
5 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) CCNA
1 2 (10.00%) CCNP
1 2 (10.00%) CEH
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (10.00%) CISM
1 2 (10.00%) CISSP
1 2 (10.00%) GIAC
1 2 (10.00%) MCSA
1 2 (10.00%) MCSE
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) ACF2
1 1 (5.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) IBM
2 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.00%) Unisys