Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Mainframes
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 317 310 336
Rank change year-on-year -7 +26 +51
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 27 22 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.25% 0.22% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.51% 0.45% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 17 18 30
City of London median annual salary £85,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +88.89% -10.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £46,925
90th Percentile £95,000 £71,375 £75,000
Central London median annual salary £87,250 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +93.89% -10.00% -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 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 5,327 4,916 6,240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 48.72% 48.40% 48.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4,785 4,400 5,628
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £63,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.35% +4.55%

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 20 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Mainframe in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 18 (66.67%) Finance
1 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (59.26%) C#
3 14 (51.85%) SQL
3 14 (51.85%) .NET
3 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
4 11 (40.74%) IBM
5 10 (37.04%) iSeries
5 10 (37.04%) DevOps
6 9 (33.33%) Power BI
6 9 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
6 9 (33.33%) WPF
6 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 9 (33.33%) Linux
7 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET
7 8 (29.63%) CSS
7 8 (29.63%) CRM
7 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
7 8 (29.63%) HTML
7 8 (29.63%) TDD
7 8 (29.63%) MVC
7 8 (29.63%) Dynamics CRM
7 8 (29.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (29.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (29.63%) Wealth Management
7 8 (29.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (29.63%) Web Development
7 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (29.63%) 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 4 (14.81%) SAS
2 2 (7.41%) CICS
2 2 (7.41%) Confluence
2 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (11.11%) Force.com
3 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) DNS
1 6 (22.22%) HTTP
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) LAN
2 1 (3.70%) MPLS
2 1 (3.70%) NAS
2 1 (3.70%) PABX
2 1 (3.70%) SAN
2 1 (3.70%) VoIP
2 1 (3.70%) VPLS
2 1 (3.70%) VPN
2 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) Power BI
1 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (29.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (29.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (22.22%) OLTP
4 3 (11.11%) DB2
5 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.70%) Big Data
6 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.41%) JIRA
General
1 18 (66.67%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Banking
2 6 (22.22%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Architect
4 6 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (18.52%) Digital Architect
5 5 (18.52%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 3 (11.11%) Lead Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Salesforce Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Applications Support
7 2 (7.41%) QA Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior QA Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Auditor
8 1 (3.70%) Credit Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Risk Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Security Architect
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Test Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) .NET
2 9 (33.33%) WPF
3 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET
3 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 8 (29.63%) CSS
3 8 (29.63%) HTML
3 8 (29.63%) Razor View Engine
4 6 (22.22%) JSON
4 6 (22.22%) Web Services
4 6 (22.22%) XML
5 5 (18.52%) REST
6 3 (11.11%) SOAP
7 2 (7.41%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) iSeries
2 9 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (7.41%) Credit Risk
3 2 (7.41%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (7.41%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (7.41%) Reinsurance
3 2 (7.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Linux
2 7 (25.93%) Unix
2 7 (25.93%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) HPUX
3 1 (3.70%) Solaris
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.70%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) DevOps
3 9 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
4 8 (29.63%) CRM
4 8 (29.63%) MVC
4 8 (29.63%) MVVM
4 8 (29.63%) TDD
4 8 (29.63%) Wealth Management
4 8 (29.63%) Web Development
5 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (11.11%) ITIL
5 3 (11.11%) SOA
5 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 3 (11.11%) TOGAF
6 2 (7.41%) Functional Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Integration Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Matrix Management
6 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
6 2 (7.41%) Test Management
6 2 (7.41%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) C#
2 14 (51.85%) SQL
3 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
4 5 (18.52%) Java
5 3 (11.11%) Apex Code
6 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
6 2 (7.41%) C
6 2 (7.41%) C++
6 2 (7.41%) COBOL
6 2 (7.41%) Perl
6 2 (7.41%) PL/1
6 2 (7.41%) Python
6 2 (7.41%) REXX
6 2 (7.41%) VB
6 2 (7.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) ISEB
1 2 (7.41%) ISTQB
1 2 (7.41%) PMI Certification
1 2 (7.41%) PMP
2 1 (3.70%) CISM
2 1 (3.70%) CISSP
2 1 (3.70%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) COBIT
1 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) ACF2
1 2 (7.41%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) HP ALM
1 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
2 11 (40.74%) IBM
3 3 (11.11%) HP
3 3 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (11.11%) TSYS
4 1 (3.70%) Citrix
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) Unisys