Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

IBM Mainframe
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1132 1134 1133
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 +61
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 34 69 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.020% 0.039% 0.070%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.047% 0.094% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 29 53 110
England median annual salary £45,000 £53,000 £52,875
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.09% +0.24% +5.75%
10th Percentile £31,885 £36,250 £36,075
90th Percentile £57,750 £80,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -14.29% - +5.00%

IBM 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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 72952 73726 86280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.22% 41.16% 42.17%
Number of salaries quoted 55396 61108 69881
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -3 16 £45,000 -40.00% 1
North of England +14 15 £42,000 +12.00% 3
North West -9 13 £45,000 +20.00% 2
South East +8 2 £80,000 +48.15%
Yorkshire - 2 £34,750 - 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
IBM Mainframe
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 34 (100.00%) IBM
1 34 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 18 (52.94%) Unix
3 17 (50.00%) AS400
4 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
5 14 (41.18%) IBM Notes
5 14 (41.18%) Client/Server
5 14 (41.18%) MS Visio
5 14 (41.18%) Microsoft Office
5 14 (41.18%) Front Office
5 14 (41.18%) Lotus
5 14 (41.18%) OS/390
5 14 (41.18%) Tivoli
5 14 (41.18%) Tivoli NetView
5 14 (41.18%) BMC PATROL
5 14 (41.18%) Finance
5 14 (41.18%) Virtual Desktop
6 12 (35.29%) Asset Management
7 10 (29.41%) DB2
7 10 (29.41%) COBOL
8 8 (23.53%) SQL
8 8 (23.53%) CICS
9 6 (17.65%) Windows
9 6 (17.65%) REXX
9 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
10 5 (14.71%) JCL
10 5 (14.71%) Banking
11 4 (11.76%) IT Strategy
11 4 (11.76%) ITIL
11 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP

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 14 (41.18%) IBM Notes
2 8 (23.53%) CICS
3 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (41.18%) Microsoft Office
1 14 (41.18%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) DB2
2 4 (11.76%) IMS/DB
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) JIRA
2 1 (2.94%) HP UFT
2 1 (2.94%) Hudson
2 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.94%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.94%) Mercurial
2 1 (2.94%) NUnit
2 1 (2.94%) Selenium
2 1 (2.94%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (2.94%) SpecFlow
2 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.94%) WebDriver
2 1 (2.94%) XPEDITER
General
1 14 (41.18%) Finance
1 14 (41.18%) Front Office
2 5 (14.71%) Banking
3 3 (8.82%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.94%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Analyst
2 12 (35.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 12 (35.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
2 12 (35.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 12 (35.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 12 (35.29%) Asset Management Analyst
2 12 (35.29%) Support Analyst
2 12 (35.29%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Programmer
4 3 (8.82%) Architect
4 3 (8.82%) DBA
4 3 (8.82%) Systems Programmer
5 2 (5.88%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.88%) COBOL Programmer
5 2 (5.88%) DB2 Programmer
5 2 (5.88%) DB2 Systems Programmer
5 2 (5.88%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) QA Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) Middleware
2 1 (2.94%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (2.94%) J2EE
2 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 34 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 17 (50.00%) AS400
3 14 (41.18%) Client/Server
4 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.88%) Cloud Native
5 2 (5.88%) iSeries
5 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.94%) DataPower
6 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.94%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (2.94%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.94%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 18 (52.94%) Unix
2 14 (41.18%) OS/390
3 6 (17.65%) Windows
4 2 (5.88%) MVS
4 2 (5.88%) Windows NT
5 1 (2.94%) Linux
5 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.94%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Asset Management
2 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
3 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.76%) IT Strategy
3 4 (11.76%) ITIL
3 4 (11.76%) Problem Management
4 3 (8.82%) ITIL V3
4 3 (8.82%) Migration
4 3 (8.82%) Risk Management
5 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.88%) Coaching
5 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.88%) Fund Management
5 2 (5.88%) High Availability
5 2 (5.88%) SDLC
5 2 (5.88%) Service Management
5 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.88%) Test Automation
6 1 (2.94%) Microservices
6 1 (2.94%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) COBOL
2 8 (23.53%) SQL
3 6 (17.65%) REXX
4 5 (14.71%) JCL
5 3 (8.82%) Assembly Language
6 2 (5.88%) C#
6 2 (5.88%) C++
6 2 (5.88%) Java
7 1 (2.94%) C
7 1 (2.94%) Scala
7 1 (2.94%) VB
7 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (41.18%) Virtual Desktop
2 3 (8.82%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (41.18%) BMC PATROL
1 14 (41.18%) Tivoli
1 14 (41.18%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) IBM
2 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 14 (41.18%) Lotus
4 2 (5.88%) CA
4 2 (5.88%) HP
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle
4 2 (5.88%) ServiceNow
4 2 (5.88%) VMware
5 1 (2.94%) Intel
5 1 (2.94%) Red Hat