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

Mainframes
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 709 603 551
Rank change year-on-year -106 -52  
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 133 354 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.36% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.43% 0.88% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 86 231 283
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -17.39%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £25,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £68,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,269 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.59% -10.00%  

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 30802 40126 39522
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 38.48% 41.15% 39.07%
Number of salaries quoted 24985 32467 31563
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £79,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

Mainframe
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Mainframe in England

Mainframe
Salary Histogram in England

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

Salary histogram for Mainframe in England

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 Mainframe within the England region over the 3 months to 28 March 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 +4 42 £67,500 +35.00% 9
North West -10 27 £47,500 - 1
South East -37 18 £61,250 +16.66% 5
East Midlands -7 16 - -
South West +16 13 £45,269 +14.60% 5
Yorkshire +13 13 £24,000 -23.20% 1
East of England +17 3 £47,500 +26.66%
West Midlands +32 1 - - 1
Mainframe
UK

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 England region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 115 (38.21%) Finance
2 90 (29.90%) IBM
3 86 (28.57%) Java
4 81 (26.91%) Agile Software Development
5 79 (26.25%) SQL
6 78 (25.91%) DB2
7 74 (24.58%) Windows
8 67 (22.26%) Linux
8 67 (22.26%) COBOL
9 61 (20.27%) Unix
10 55 (18.27%) Oracle
11 49 (16.28%) JCL
12 48 (15.95%) CICS
13 47 (15.61%) Degree
14 44 (14.62%) ITIL
14 44 (14.62%) Information Security
15 43 (14.29%) SDLC
16 42 (13.95%) Migration
17 41 (13.62%) Web Services
17 41 (13.62%) IBM Mainframe
17 41 (13.62%) Banking
18 38 (12.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 38 (12.62%) Management Information System
19 37 (12.29%) Microsoft
20 36 (11.96%) .NET
21 34 (11.30%) Risk Management
22 32 (10.63%) JavaScript
23 30 (9.97%) SQL Server
24 29 (9.63%) Middleware
24 29 (9.63%) Retail

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 48 (15.95%) CICS
2 19 (6.31%) WebSphere
3 14 (4.65%) IIS
4 13 (4.32%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (1.66%) Anypoint
6 5 (1.66%) Mule
6 5 (1.66%) Mule ESB
6 5 (1.66%) Oracle Service Bus
7 4 (1.33%) JBoss
7 4 (1.33%) Tuxedo
7 4 (1.33%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.00%) Apache
8 3 (1.00%) DataSynapse
8 3 (1.00%) Oracle Coherence
8 3 (1.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (0.66%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.66%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.66%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.65%) MS Office
3 9 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.33%) EngageOne
5 1 (0.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.33%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (1.00%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (1.00%) RMDS
3 1 (0.33%) BASE24
3 1 (0.33%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.33%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.32%) SaaS
2 5 (1.66%) GitHub
3 4 (1.33%) IaaS
4 2 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.66%) Force.com
5 1 (0.33%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.33%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.65%) Network Security
2 13 (4.32%) LAN
2 13 (4.32%) WAN
3 12 (3.99%) Firewall
4 10 (3.32%) SAN
5 7 (2.33%) Multicast
6 6 (1.99%) Internet
7 5 (1.66%) VPN
8 4 (1.33%) HTTP
9 3 (1.00%) FCoE
9 3 (1.00%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (1.00%) MPLS
9 3 (1.00%) NAS
9 3 (1.00%) Telepresence
10 2 (0.66%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.66%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.33%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.33%) PSTN
11 1 (0.33%) SMS
11 1 (0.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (25.91%) DB2
2 30 (9.97%) SQL Server
3 25 (8.31%) Relational Database
4 15 (4.98%) Oracle Database
4 15 (4.98%) RDBMS
5 12 (3.99%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (3.32%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (2.99%) Big Data
8 8 (2.66%) Hadoop
9 7 (2.33%) Adabas
10 6 (1.99%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.00%) Easytrieve
12 3 (1.00%) HBase
12 3 (1.00%) IMS/DB
13 2 (0.66%) Apache Hive
13 2 (0.66%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
13 2 (0.66%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 19 (6.31%) Subversion
2 16 (5.32%) Maven
3 11 (3.65%) Eclipse
4 10 (3.32%) Visual Studio
5 9 (2.99%) JIRA
6 7 (2.33%) Jenkins
6 7 (2.33%) Selenium
7 4 (1.33%) ClearCase
7 4 (1.33%) LoadRunner
7 4 (1.33%) WebDriver
8 3 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.00%) VersionOne
9 2 (0.66%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.66%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.33%) Fiddler
10 1 (0.33%) Firebug
10 1 (0.33%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.33%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.33%) NUnit
10 1 (0.33%) TestNG
General
1 115 (38.21%) Finance
2 41 (13.62%) Banking
3 29 (9.63%) Retail
4 13 (4.32%) Advertising
5 12 (3.99%) Financial Institution
6 10 (3.32%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.99%) Legal
7 9 (2.99%) Marketing
8 8 (2.66%) Corporate Banking
8 8 (2.66%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.99%) Back Office
10 5 (1.66%) Publishing
11 4 (1.33%) Manufacturing
12 3 (1.00%) Billing
12 3 (1.00%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.33%) French Language
13 1 (0.33%) German Language
13 1 (0.33%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 68 (22.59%) Analyst
2 43 (14.29%) Architect
3 34 (11.30%) Programmer
4 32 (10.63%) Analyst Programmer
5 30 (9.97%) Developer
6 28 (9.30%) COBOL Analyst
7 26 (8.64%) Consultant
8 21 (6.98%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
8 21 (6.98%) COBOL Programmer
8 21 (6.98%) DB2 Programmer
9 20 (6.64%) CICS Analyst
10 18 (5.98%) CICS Programmer
11 17 (5.65%) Senior Consultant
12 14 (4.65%) Lead Developer
12 14 (4.65%) Software Engineer
13 13 (4.32%) Designer
14 11 (3.65%) Mainframe Analyst
14 11 (3.65%) Project Manager
14 11 (3.65%) Security Consultant
15 10 (3.32%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (13.62%) Web Services
2 36 (11.96%) .NET
3 29 (9.63%) Middleware
4 27 (8.97%) SOAP
5 22 (7.31%) HTML
6 20 (6.64%) EJB
6 20 (6.64%) Hibernate
7 19 (6.31%) ASP.NET
7 19 (6.31%) XML
8 18 (5.98%) REST
8 18 (5.98%) RESTful
9 17 (5.65%) CSS
10 16 (5.32%) JMS
10 16 (5.32%) Spring
11 15 (4.98%) XSD
12 14 (4.65%) XSLT
13 11 (3.65%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (3.32%) ASP.NET Web API
14 10 (3.32%) JSP
14 10 (3.32%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 41 (13.62%) IBM Mainframe
2 38 (12.62%) Management Information System
3 29 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (7.31%) iSeries
5 19 (6.31%) AS400
6 16 (5.32%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (4.32%) Data Centre
8 11 (3.65%) User Experience
9 10 (3.32%) Computer Science
10 8 (2.66%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.99%) Private Cloud
11 6 (1.99%) Virtual Team
12 5 (1.66%) Tandem
13 3 (1.00%) CMDB
13 3 (1.00%) Data Structures
13 3 (1.00%) Social Media
13 3 (1.00%) VSAM
14 2 (0.66%) Driving Licence
14 2 (0.66%) Online Banking
15 1 (0.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 74 (24.58%) Windows
2 67 (22.26%) Linux
3 61 (20.27%) Unix
4 28 (9.30%) zOS
5 15 (4.98%) MVS
6 11 (3.65%) Solaris
7 8 (2.66%) Windows Server
8 7 (2.33%) AIX
8 7 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.00%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.66%) Android
11 2 (0.66%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.66%) HPUX
12 1 (0.33%) OS/390
12 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (26.91%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (14.62%) Information Security
2 44 (14.62%) ITIL
3 43 (14.29%) SDLC
4 42 (13.95%) Migration
5 34 (11.30%) Risk Management
6 28 (9.30%) Waterfall
7 25 (8.31%) UML
8 24 (7.97%) Data Analysis
9 19 (6.31%) Incident Management
9 19 (6.31%) Security Architecture
9 19 (6.31%) Service Management
10 18 (5.98%) Mentoring
10 18 (5.98%) Software Engineering
10 18 (5.98%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (5.65%) Automated Testing
11 17 (5.65%) Risk Assessment
12 16 (5.32%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (5.32%) Presales
12 16 (5.32%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 86 (28.57%) Java
2 79 (26.25%) SQL
3 67 (22.26%) COBOL
4 49 (16.28%) JCL
5 32 (10.63%) JavaScript
6 26 (8.64%) C#
7 18 (5.98%) C
8 13 (4.32%) R
9 11 (3.65%) C++
9 11 (3.65%) VB
10 10 (3.32%) Assembly Language
11 8 (2.66%) VB6
12 6 (1.99%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.33%) Perl
13 4 (1.33%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.33%) REXX
13 4 (1.33%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.00%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.00%) Python
14 3 (1.00%) RPG
Qualifications
1 47 (15.61%) Degree
2 26 (8.64%) CISSP
3 24 (7.97%) CISM
4 10 (3.32%) CISA
5 8 (2.66%) ISTQB
5 8 (2.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.66%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 5 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.66%) CRISC
7 4 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.00%) CBAP
9 2 (0.66%) SSCP
10 1 (0.33%) ACCA
10 1 (0.33%) CIMA
10 1 (0.33%) HNC
10 1 (0.33%) ISEB
10 1 (0.33%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.33%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (12.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (6.64%) PCI DSS
2 20 (6.64%) QA
3 10 (3.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 9 (2.99%) COBIT
5 6 (1.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (1.66%) ISO27002
7 3 (1.00%) PMBOK
7 3 (1.00%) SLA
8 1 (0.33%) SDET
System Software
1 14 (4.65%) RACF
2 12 (3.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.66%) Active Directory
4 7 (2.33%) Time Sharing Option
5 4 (1.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 3 (1.00%) NDS
6 3 (1.00%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 3 (1.00%) NFS
6 3 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (1.00%) SRDF
6 3 (1.00%) XenApp
6 3 (1.00%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.00%) XYGATE
7 2 (0.66%) ACF2
7 2 (0.66%) HDFS
7 2 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.33%) Docker
8 1 (0.33%) Job Entry Subsystem
8 1 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 21 (6.98%) Tivoli
2 5 (1.66%) CloudHub
2 5 (1.66%) SCCM
2 5 (1.66%) zSecure
3 4 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.33%) Netcool
3 4 (1.33%) SCOM
4 3 (1.00%) Ganglia
4 3 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.00%) Puppet
4 3 (1.00%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (0.66%) CA Endevor
5 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (0.66%) Oozie
5 2 (0.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.33%) Control-M
6 1 (0.33%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.33%) IBM BigFix
6 1 (0.33%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 90 (29.90%) IBM
2 55 (18.27%) Oracle
3 37 (12.29%) Microsoft
4 16 (5.32%) VMware
5 14 (4.65%) Cisco
6 8 (2.66%) EMC
7 7 (2.33%) HP
7 7 (2.33%) TIBCO
8 6 (1.99%) Cognizant
8 6 (1.99%) NetApp
8 6 (1.99%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.66%) Hitachi
9 5 (1.66%) MuleSoft
9 5 (1.66%) SAP
9 5 (1.66%) Teradata
10 4 (1.33%) CA
10 4 (1.33%) Intel
10 4 (1.33%) Micro Focus
10 4 (1.33%) Sybase
10 4 (1.33%) TOWER Software
Cheshire
Devonshire
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, London
Tectre Limited
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Car, PMI, Flexible benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Horsham, Sussex, UK
Wipro
Salary: Highly Competitive Salary
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Avance Consulting
Posted: 6 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Posted: 14 days ago
London
SidTech Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 7 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
East London
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
East London
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Sussex
American Express
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 15 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
American Express
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Knaresborough, North Yorkshire
TSYS Europe
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 + 20% shift allowance
Posted: 22 days ago