Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Mainframes
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 151 132
Rank change year-on-year +18 -19 +2
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 16 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.64% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.46% 0.45% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 0
Edinburgh median annual salary £57,500 £61,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.12% - -
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +23.46% -11.48%

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 1,099 1,120 967
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 44.03% 42.54% 41.03%
Number of salaries quoted 721 641 547
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,000 £26,058
90th Percentile £80,000 £66,250 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £43,750 £43,000
% change year-on-year +8.57% +1.74% +7.50%

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 23 September 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 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 8 (50.00%) Banking
3 7 (43.75%) Statistics
3 7 (43.75%) Unix
3 7 (43.75%) Windows
3 7 (43.75%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (43.75%) ETL
3 7 (43.75%) SAS
3 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 7 (43.75%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (43.75%) Star Schema
3 7 (43.75%) Data Analytics
3 7 (43.75%) Analytics
3 7 (43.75%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 7 (43.75%) Visual Analytics
3 7 (43.75%) SAS EBI
3 7 (43.75%) SAS Visual Analytics
3 7 (43.75%) Creative Thinking
3 7 (43.75%) Relational Database
4 5 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (31.25%) ACF2
4 5 (31.25%) RACF
4 5 (31.25%) Service Management
5 3 (18.75%) COBOL
6 2 (12.50%) CICS
6 2 (12.50%) DB2
6 2 (12.50%) DevOps
7 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
7 1 (6.25%) Time Sharing Option

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 7 (43.75%) SAS
2 2 (12.50%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (43.75%) Relational Database
1 7 (43.75%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 7 (43.75%) SAS EBI
1 7 (43.75%) SAS Visual Analytics
1 7 (43.75%) Star Schema
2 2 (12.50%) DB2
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 8 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Consultant
1 7 (43.75%) SAS Consultant
2 5 (31.25%) Security Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) COBOL Developer
4 1 (6.25%) DB2 Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Development Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Mainframe Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Unix
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Analytics
1 7 (43.75%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) Creative Thinking
1 7 (43.75%) Data Analytics
1 7 (43.75%) ETL
1 7 (43.75%) Statistics
1 7 (43.75%) Visual Analytics
2 5 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (31.25%) Service Management
3 2 (12.50%) DevOps
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) COBOL
3 1 (6.25%) Assembly Language
3 1 (6.25%) JCL
3 1 (6.25%) REXX
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) ACF2
1 5 (31.25%) RACF
2 1 (6.25%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) CA
1 1 (6.25%) IBM