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

IBM Mainframe
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 852 854 891
Rank change year-on-year +2 +37  
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 13 60 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.016% 0.065% 0.063%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.037% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 11 33 46
Median salary £47,500 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.83% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,100 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £80,000 £60,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +33.33% +26.31%  

IBM 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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 35451 38336 42190
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 42.43% 41.49% 41.09%
Number of salaries quoted 40100 46670 51195
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

IBM Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM Mainframe in England

IBM Mainframe
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for IBM Mainframe in England

IBM Mainframe
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe in England over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for IBM Mainframe in England

IBM Mainframe
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe within the England 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
London +15 8 £45,000 -30.76%
South East +20 3 £80,000 +33.33%
East Midlands +26 1 - -
Midlands +13 1 - -
North of England -9 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
IBM Mainframe
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing IBM 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 England region with a requirement for IBM Mainframe.

1 20 (100.00%) IBM
1 20 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 9 (45.00%) AS400
3 7 (35.00%) Front Office
3 7 (35.00%) Finance
3 7 (35.00%) OS/390
3 7 (35.00%) Tivoli
3 7 (35.00%) Tivoli NetView
3 7 (35.00%) BMC PATROL
3 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (35.00%) Lotus
3 7 (35.00%) IBM Notes
3 7 (35.00%) Client/Server
3 7 (35.00%) MS Visio
3 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (35.00%) Unix
3 7 (35.00%) Virtual Desktop
4 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (30.00%) QA
4 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (25.00%) RACF
5 5 (25.00%) zOS
5 5 (25.00%) C#
5 5 (25.00%) COBOL
5 5 (25.00%) DB2
5 5 (25.00%) Degree
5 5 (25.00%) JIRA
5 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 5 (25.00%) Asset Management
6 4 (20.00%) Identity Access Management

IBM Mainframe
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (35.00%) IBM Notes
2 4 (20.00%) CICS
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (35.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) DB2
2 2 (10.00%) IMS/DB
2 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) JIRA
2 3 (15.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (15.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (10.00%) Hudson
3 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.00%) Mercurial
3 2 (10.00%) NUnit
3 2 (10.00%) Selenium
3 2 (10.00%) Selenium IDE
3 2 (10.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
1 7 (35.00%) Front Office
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 5 (25.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Asset Management Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) QA Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Manager
5 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) DBA
5 2 (10.00%) Designer
5 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL DBA
6 1 (5.00%) Automation Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Domain Architect
6 1 (5.00%) QA Automation Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
1 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) J2EE
2 1 (5.00%) ODBC
2 1 (5.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 9 (45.00%) AS400
3 7 (35.00%) Client/Server
4 4 (20.00%) Tandem
5 3 (15.00%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
6 1 (5.00%) DataPower
6 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) OS/390
1 7 (35.00%) Unix
2 5 (25.00%) zOS
3 4 (20.00%) Windows
4 3 (15.00%) Linux
4 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (10.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
4 3 (15.00%) High Availability
4 3 (15.00%) Project Management
4 3 (15.00%) Release Management
4 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (15.00%) SDLC
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.00%) CRM
5 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.00%) Fund Management
5 2 (10.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (10.00%) MVC
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (10.00%) Security Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) C#
1 5 (25.00%) COBOL
2 4 (20.00%) C++
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) C
3 3 (15.00%) REXX
3 3 (15.00%) VB
3 3 (15.00%) VBScript
4 2 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.00%) PMP
3 1 (5.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 5 (25.00%) RACF
3 3 (15.00%) XYGATE
4 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (5.00%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) BMC PATROL
1 7 (35.00%) Tivoli
1 7 (35.00%) Tivoli NetView
2 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) IBM
2 7 (35.00%) Lotus
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (20.00%) HP
4 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (10.00%) VMware
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle
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