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 3 months to 25 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Mainframes
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
25 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 91 85
Rank change year-on-year -2 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 6 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.54% 0.24% 0.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.30% 0.60% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 5
Median salary £55,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,269 £47,250 £48,500
% change year-on-year -4.19% -2.57%  

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 462 501 409
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 41.47% 40.57% 31.44%
Number of salaries quoted 303 264 240
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.78% +18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £59,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 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 25 May 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) SAS
2 6 (54.55%) Finance
3 5 (45.45%) IBM
3 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
4 4 (36.36%) DB2
4 4 (36.36%) Unix
4 4 (36.36%) Flash
4 4 (36.36%) Cognizant
4 4 (36.36%) CA
4 4 (36.36%) REXX
4 4 (36.36%) zOS
4 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (36.36%) IMS/DB
4 4 (36.36%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (36.36%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (36.36%) DevOps
5 3 (27.27%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
5 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (27.27%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (18.18%) Credit Risk
7 1 (9.09%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (9.09%) Resilience Testing
7 1 (9.09%) R
7 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
7 1 (9.09%) Big Data

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 6 (54.55%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) DB2
1 4 (36.36%) IMS/DB
2 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (27.27%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 3 (27.27%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (9.09%) Big Data
3 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Consultant
1 4 (36.36%) DB2 DBA
1 4 (36.36%) DBA
1 4 (36.36%) Mainframe DBA
1 4 (36.36%) SAS Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Business Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Credit Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery Manager
3 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) SAS Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) SAS Credit Risk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) SAS Developer
3 1 (9.09%) SAS Risk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Flash
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (18.18%) Credit Risk
4 1 (9.09%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (9.09%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Unix
1 4 (36.36%) zOS
2 1 (9.09%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (36.36%) DevOps
1 4 (36.36%) Performance Monitoring
1 4 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
3 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity Management
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Mathematical Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 1 (9.09%) Resilience Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Scorecard
3 1 (9.09%) Scorecard Development
3 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) REXX
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) C++
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) JCL
3 1 (9.09%) MATLAB
3 1 (9.09%) R
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) IBM
2 4 (36.36%) CA
2 4 (36.36%) Cognizant
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft