Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Mainframes
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 293 326 358
Rank change year-on-year +33 +32 +43
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 29 24 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.29% 0.21% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.61% 0.44% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 25 24 68
City of London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -9.09% -4.35%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £44,625
90th Percentile £94,700 £82,500 £71,500
Central London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% -9.09% -4.76%

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 4772 5448 7945
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 47.10% 46.86% 46.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4256 4950 6654
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £58,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +1.74% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,725 £32,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £90,000 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +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 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Mainframe in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing Mainframe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 22 (75.86%) Unix
2 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
3 16 (55.17%) IBM
4 15 (51.72%) MS Visio
5 13 (44.83%) IBM Mainframe
6 12 (41.38%) Asset Management
6 12 (41.38%) Client/Server
6 12 (41.38%) Lotus
6 12 (41.38%) IBM Notes
6 12 (41.38%) Microsoft Office
6 12 (41.38%) OS/390
6 12 (41.38%) Tivoli
6 12 (41.38%) Tivoli NetView
6 12 (41.38%) BMC PATROL
6 12 (41.38%) Front Office
6 12 (41.38%) AS400
6 12 (41.38%) Virtual Desktop
7 9 (31.03%) Finance
8 7 (24.14%) Banking
9 6 (20.69%) Data Centre
10 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (17.24%) IaaS
10 5 (17.24%) PaaS
10 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (13.79%) SQL
11 4 (13.79%) TOGAF
11 4 (13.79%) JSON
11 4 (13.79%) SDLC
12 3 (10.34%) Canon
12 3 (10.34%) MobileIron

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 12 (41.38%) IBM Notes
2 3 (10.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (10.34%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (51.72%) MS Visio
2 12 (41.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) IaaS
1 5 (17.24%) PaaS
2 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.90%) SaaS
3 1 (3.45%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) DNS
1 3 (10.34%) HTTP
1 3 (10.34%) VPN
2 2 (6.90%) Broadband
2 2 (6.90%) MPLS
2 2 (6.90%) VPLS
2 2 (6.90%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) OLTP
2 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.90%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 2 (6.90%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (3.45%) DB2
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Fiddler
1 1 (3.45%) Firebug
1 1 (3.45%) Grunt
1 1 (3.45%) gulp
1 1 (3.45%) PostCSS
General
1 12 (41.38%) Front Office
2 9 (31.03%) Finance
3 7 (24.14%) Banking
4 3 (10.34%) Investment Banking
4 3 (10.34%) Retail Banking
5 2 (6.90%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (6.90%) Retail
5 2 (6.90%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 12 (41.38%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
1 12 (41.38%) 3rd Line Support
1 12 (41.38%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
1 12 (41.38%) Analyst
1 12 (41.38%) Asset Management Analyst
1 12 (41.38%) Support Analyst
1 12 (41.38%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Architect
3 3 (10.34%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (6.90%) SAS Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Support Team Leader
4 2 (6.90%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.45%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Digital Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Risk Manager
5 1 (3.45%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) JSON
2 3 (10.34%) Middleware
2 3 (10.34%) Web Services
2 3 (10.34%) XML
3 1 (3.45%) .NET
3 1 (3.45%) Ajax
3 1 (3.45%) CSS
3 1 (3.45%) CSS3
3 1 (3.45%) Handlebars
3 1 (3.45%) HTML
3 1 (3.45%) HTML5
3 1 (3.45%) jQuery
3 1 (3.45%) LESS
3 1 (3.45%) Mustache
3 1 (3.45%) Node.js
3 1 (3.45%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (3.45%) Sass
3 1 (3.45%) Semantic HTML
3 1 (3.45%) Smarty
3 1 (3.45%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (44.83%) IBM Mainframe
2 12 (41.38%) AS400
2 12 (41.38%) Client/Server
3 6 (20.69%) Data Centre
4 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
5 2 (6.90%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (3.45%) Credit Risk
6 1 (3.45%) Fintech
6 1 (3.45%) Reference Data
6 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (75.86%) Unix
2 12 (41.38%) OS/390
3 3 (10.34%) Linux
3 3 (10.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Asset Management
2 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (13.79%) SDLC
3 4 (13.79%) TOGAF
4 3 (10.34%) Data Analysis
4 3 (10.34%) Information Security
4 3 (10.34%) IT Strategy
4 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
4 3 (10.34%) Service Management
4 3 (10.34%) Wealth Management
5 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (6.90%) Line Management
5 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.90%) Migration
5 2 (6.90%) Multithreading
5 2 (6.90%) Project Management
5 2 (6.90%) Supplier Management
5 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) Java
3 2 (6.90%) COBOL
4 1 (3.45%) C
4 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) IFRS
1 1 (3.45%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 12 (41.38%) Virtual Desktop
2 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (41.38%) BMC PATROL
1 12 (41.38%) Tivoli
1 12 (41.38%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
2 16 (55.17%) IBM
3 12 (41.38%) Lotus
4 3 (10.34%) Apple
4 3 (10.34%) Canon
4 3 (10.34%) Cisco
4 3 (10.34%) Citrix
4 3 (10.34%) HP
4 3 (10.34%) MobileIron
4 3 (10.34%) VMware
5 2 (6.90%) Bloomberg
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle
5 2 (6.90%) Remedy
5 2 (6.90%) Reuters
5 2 (6.90%) TSYS
6 1 (3.45%) DoubleClick
6 1 (3.45%) Google