Period
to 12 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Mainframe over the 6 months to 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Mainframes
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 148 138
Rank change year-on-year +16 -10 -11
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 15 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.59% 0.23% 0.087%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.50% 0.61% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 0
Edinburgh median annual salary £55,000 £61,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.20% - -
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £40,250
% change year-on-year -9.09% +36.65% -6.40%

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 997 980 814
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 39.30% 36.93% 35.24%
Number of salaries quoted 621 589 524
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,250 £26,716 £28,075
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,250 £67,500
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +7.14%

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Mainframe as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Mainframe in Edinburgh

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Mainframe in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 13 (86.67%) Finance
2 10 (66.67%) Banking
3 9 (60.00%) COBOL
3 9 (60.00%) DevOps
4 8 (53.33%) CA Endevor
4 8 (53.33%) Time Sharing Option
5 7 (46.67%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (46.67%) VSAM
6 6 (40.00%) IBM
6 6 (40.00%) IBM Mainframe
7 5 (33.33%) Investment Management
7 5 (33.33%) Data Analytics
7 5 (33.33%) Analytics
7 5 (33.33%) Statistics
7 5 (33.33%) SAS EBI
7 5 (33.33%) SAS Visual Analytics
7 5 (33.33%) Creative Thinking
7 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
7 5 (33.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 5 (33.33%) Visual Analytics
7 5 (33.33%) SQL
7 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (33.33%) Star Schema
7 5 (33.33%) Unix
7 5 (33.33%) Windows
7 5 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (33.33%) ETL
7 5 (33.33%) SAS
7 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (20.00%) JCL

Mainframe
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 5 (33.33%) SAS
2 1 (6.67%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 5 (33.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 5 (33.33%) SAS EBI
1 5 (33.33%) SAS Visual Analytics
1 5 (33.33%) Star Schema
2 1 (6.67%) DB2
General
1 13 (86.67%) Finance
2 10 (66.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) COBOL Developer
1 5 (33.33%) Consultant
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
1 5 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe Developer
1 5 (33.33%) Mainframe Developer
1 5 (33.33%) SAS Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Development Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Development Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) VSAM
2 6 (40.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Unix
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) DevOps
2 7 (46.67%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (33.33%) Analytics
3 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (33.33%) Creative Thinking
3 5 (33.33%) Data Analytics
3 5 (33.33%) ETL
3 5 (33.33%) Investment Management
3 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (33.33%) Statistics
3 5 (33.33%) Visual Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) COBOL
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) JCL
4 1 (6.67%) Assembly Language
4 1 (6.67%) REXX
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (13.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) CA Endevor
2 2 (13.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) CA