The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Mainframes
England / East Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 175 120
Rank change year-on-year +20 -55  
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 3 10 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.11% 0.30% 1.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.84% 4.86%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 40
Median salary - £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +22.22%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,750
% change year-on-year -5.26% -0.52%  

Mainframe is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1111 1186 1440
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 41.72% 35.82% 39.17%
Number of salaries quoted 919 944 1163
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing Mainframe as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Mainframe in the East Midlands

Mainframe
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Mainframe in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for Mainframe in the East Midlands

Mainframe
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire - 3 - -
Mainframe
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 13 (68.42%) COBOL
1 13 (68.42%) Java
1 13 (68.42%) SQL
1 13 (68.42%) DB2
2 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) Web Services
2 12 (63.16%) ETL
2 12 (63.16%) Waterfall
3 11 (57.89%) R
3 11 (57.89%) Translating Business Requirements
3 11 (57.89%) Customer Requirements
3 11 (57.89%) XSD
3 11 (57.89%) XSLT
3 11 (57.89%) Windows
3 11 (57.89%) Linux
3 11 (57.89%) .NET
3 11 (57.89%) Workflow
3 11 (57.89%) Degree
4 7 (36.84%) CSS
4 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 7 (36.84%) HTML
5 4 (21.05%) TIBCO EMS
5 4 (21.05%) TIBCO
5 4 (21.05%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (15.79%) Retail
6 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
6 3 (15.79%) JCL
6 3 (15.79%) IBM
6 3 (15.79%) CICS

Mainframe
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 3 (15.79%) CICS
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) ISDN
1 1 (5.26%) PSTN
1 1 (5.26%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (68.42%) DB2
2 1 (5.26%) Adabas
2 1 (5.26%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) LoadUI
2 1 (5.26%) Selenium
2 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.26%) TestNG
General
1 3 (15.79%) Retail
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 11 (57.89%) Lead Developer
3 7 (36.84%) .NET Developer
3 7 (36.84%) .NET Software Developer
3 7 (36.84%) Lead .NET Developer
3 7 (36.84%) Lead Software Developer
3 7 (36.84%) Software Developer
4 4 (21.05%) TIBCO Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Transition Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) COBOL Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Domain Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Mainframe Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Support
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Test Automation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) Web Services
2 11 (57.89%) .NET
2 11 (57.89%) XSD
2 11 (57.89%) XSLT
3 7 (36.84%) CSS
3 7 (36.84%) HTML
4 4 (21.05%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (5.26%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) APACS
2 1 (5.26%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) DataPower
2 1 (5.26%) EMV
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.26%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Tandem
2 1 (5.26%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Linux
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) MVS
2 1 (5.26%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (63.16%) ETL
1 12 (63.16%) Waterfall
2 11 (57.89%) Customer Requirements
2 11 (57.89%) Translating Business Requirements
2 11 (57.89%) Workflow
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL
3 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
3 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.53%) Change Control
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL V3
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Programme Governance
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) CRM
5 1 (5.26%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 1 (5.26%) High Availability
5 1 (5.26%) IT Strategy
5 1 (5.26%) Re-Platforming
5 1 (5.26%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) COBOL
1 13 (68.42%) Java
1 13 (68.42%) SQL
2 11 (57.89%) R
3 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.79%) JCL
5 1 (5.26%) C++
5 1 (5.26%) NATURAL
5 1 (5.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) TIBCO
2 3 (15.79%) IBM
3 2 (10.53%) Remedy
4 1 (5.26%) Ab Initio
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) Syncsort