Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Mainframes
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 133 131
Rank change year-on-year -5 -2 -12
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 18 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.67% 0.45% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.59% 1.06% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 2
Edinburgh median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +76.00% -32.07%
10th Percentile £46,250 £36,250 £13,875
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £51,625
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £49,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year +7.14% +26.45% -14.36%

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 1,131 1,042 1,127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 41.98% 42.43% 43.63%
Number of salaries quoted 719 659 626
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £74,000 £71,250
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.20% -3.33% +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 16 July 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 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (44.44%) Banking
2 8 (44.44%) RACF
2 8 (44.44%) ACF2
2 8 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (44.44%) Service Management
2 8 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (33.33%) SAS EBI
3 6 (33.33%) SAS Visual Analytics
3 6 (33.33%) Creative Thinking
3 6 (33.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 6 (33.33%) Visual Analytics
3 6 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 6 (33.33%) Data Analytics
3 6 (33.33%) Analytics
3 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) Unix
3 6 (33.33%) Windows
3 6 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (33.33%) ETL
3 6 (33.33%) SAS
3 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (33.33%) Star Schema
3 6 (33.33%) Statistics
4 2 (11.11%) DB2
4 2 (11.11%) COBOL
4 2 (11.11%) CICS
5 1 (5.56%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) IBM
5 1 (5.56%) EMC

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 (33.33%) SAS
2 2 (11.11%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 6 (33.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 6 (33.33%) SAS EBI
1 6 (33.33%) SAS Visual Analytics
1 6 (33.33%) Star Schema
2 2 (11.11%) DB2
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (44.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Security Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Consultant
2 6 (33.33%) SAS Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) COBOL Developer
3 1 (5.56%) DB2 Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Development Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Mainframe Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Mainframe Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Storage Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Storage Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Unix
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
1 8 (44.44%) Service Management
2 6 (33.33%) Analytics
2 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (33.33%) Creative Thinking
2 6 (33.33%) Data Analytics
2 6 (33.33%) ETL
2 6 (33.33%) Statistics
2 6 (33.33%) Visual Analytics
3 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.56%) DevOps
3 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) COBOL
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) ACF2
1 8 (44.44%) RACF
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) EMC
1 1 (5.56%) IBM