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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Mainframes
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 748 672 532
Rank change year-on-year -76 -140  
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 119 235 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.26% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% 0.62% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 72 165 348
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,400 £33,665
10% offered a salary of more than £84,500 £70,000 £79,900
UK excluding London median salary £43,750 £47,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year -7.89% -1.04%  

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 35586 37897 42752
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 42.32% 41.57% 41.13%
Number of salaries quoted 27958 31535 34480
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 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,850 £80,000
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 26 June 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 26 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 +8 53 £53,750 -23.21% 4
North West -23 27 £50,000 +11.11% 1
West Midlands +28 15 £26,000 -
East of England -2 6 £34,750 -3.47% 1
South West -10 6 £38,750 +10.71% 2
South East -31 5 £80,000 +46.11% 1
Yorkshire -14 4 £25,000 +11.11% 1
East Midlands +15 3 - - 1
Mainframe
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 95 (37.70%) Java
2 84 (33.33%) Finance
3 77 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (27.38%) Banking
5 53 (21.03%) Windows
6 49 (19.44%) Oracle
7 46 (18.25%) IBM
8 45 (17.86%) ITIL
8 45 (17.86%) Unix
8 45 (17.86%) Linux
9 44 (17.46%) SQL
10 43 (17.06%) Web Services
11 39 (15.48%) .NET
12 38 (15.08%) DB2
13 37 (14.68%) JMS
13 37 (14.68%) Middleware
14 35 (13.89%) C#
14 35 (13.89%) COBOL
14 35 (13.89%) Retail
15 34 (13.49%) TDD
16 33 (13.10%) Software Engineering
16 33 (13.10%) Degree
16 33 (13.10%) Service Management
16 33 (13.10%) Hibernate
17 32 (12.70%) Risk Management
17 32 (12.70%) JavaScript
17 32 (12.70%) EJB
17 32 (12.70%) Subversion
17 32 (12.70%) Test Automation
17 32 (12.70%) SDLC

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 28 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 16 (6.35%) CICS
3 14 (5.56%) Anypoint
3 14 (5.56%) JBoss
3 14 (5.56%) Mule
3 14 (5.56%) Mule ESB
3 14 (5.56%) Oracle Service Bus
3 14 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 14 (5.56%) WebLogic
4 10 (3.97%) IIS
4 10 (3.97%) Tomcat
5 8 (3.17%) IBM Notes
6 4 (1.59%) SAS
6 4 (1.59%) Tuxedo
7 2 (0.79%) Exstream Dialogue
7 2 (0.79%) StreamWeaver
8 1 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.40%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.40%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 10 (3.97%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (3.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 9 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (3.17%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.40%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 4 (1.59%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (1.19%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.79%) Exstream
3 2 (0.79%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle FAH
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.40%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.95%) SaaS
2 14 (5.56%) GitHub
3 5 (1.98%) PaaS
4 3 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.79%) IaaS
6 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.40%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.37%) Network Security
2 7 (2.78%) WAN
3 6 (2.38%) Firewall
3 6 (2.38%) LAN
4 5 (1.98%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.98%) Telepresence
5 4 (1.59%) Wireless
6 3 (1.19%) Internet
6 3 (1.19%) SSH
6 3 (1.19%) VPN
7 2 (0.79%) HTTP
7 2 (0.79%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.79%) SAN
7 2 (0.79%) WebEx
8 1 (0.40%) ISDN
8 1 (0.40%) PSTN
8 1 (0.40%) SMS
8 1 (0.40%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (0.40%) VoIP
8 1 (0.40%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (15.08%) DB2
2 27 (10.71%) SQL Server
3 14 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 14 (5.56%) MySQL
4 11 (4.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (2.78%) Big Data
5 7 (2.78%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.38%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.98%) Adabas
8 4 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.59%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.19%) GIS
9 3 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.79%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.79%) IMS/DB
10 2 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.40%) NonStop SQL
11 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 32 (12.70%) Subversion
2 26 (10.32%) Maven
3 11 (4.37%) Eclipse
4 10 (3.97%) Visual Studio
5 9 (3.57%) JIRA
6 8 (3.17%) ClearCase
7 5 (1.98%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.59%) HP UFT
8 4 (1.59%) Selenium
9 3 (1.19%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.79%) Git (software)
10 2 (0.79%) Hudson
10 2 (0.79%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.79%) NUnit
10 2 (0.79%) Selenium IDE
10 2 (0.79%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.79%) VersionOne
10 2 (0.79%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.40%) gulp
General
1 84 (33.33%) Finance
2 69 (27.38%) Banking
3 35 (13.89%) Retail
4 27 (10.71%) Investment Banking
5 19 (7.54%) Retail Banking
6 17 (6.75%) Back Office
7 16 (6.35%) Marketing
8 6 (2.38%) Front Office
9 5 (1.98%) Advertising
10 4 (1.59%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.59%) Legal
11 3 (1.19%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (1.19%) Manufacturing
11 3 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (15.87%) Developer
2 33 (13.10%) Analyst
3 28 (11.11%) Architect
4 25 (9.92%) Consultant
4 25 (9.92%) Software Engineer
5 21 (8.33%) Software Developer
6 17 (6.75%) IT Manager
6 17 (6.75%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 16 (6.35%) Integration Engineer
8 14 (5.56%) IT Services Manager
8 14 (5.56%) MuleSoft Architect
8 14 (5.56%) Product Manager
8 14 (5.56%) Senior Architect
8 14 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
8 14 (5.56%) Service Manager
9 13 (5.16%) Graduate
9 13 (5.16%) Graduate Developer
9 13 (5.16%) Graduate Software Developer
10 12 (4.76%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 12 (4.76%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (17.06%) Web Services
2 39 (15.48%) .NET
3 37 (14.68%) JMS
3 37 (14.68%) Middleware
4 33 (13.10%) Hibernate
5 32 (12.70%) EJB
6 26 (10.32%) REST
6 26 (10.32%) SOAP
6 26 (10.32%) Spring
7 25 (9.92%) XSD
8 22 (8.73%) JSP
8 22 (8.73%) Servlets
9 20 (7.94%) XML
10 15 (5.95%) Java EE
11 14 (5.56%) Node.js
11 14 (5.56%) OAuth
11 14 (5.56%) SAML
11 14 (5.56%) WSDL
12 13 (5.16%) AngularJS
13 12 (4.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.30%) Management Information System
2 26 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (7.94%) IBM Mainframe
4 18 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (5.56%) Pricing Data
5 14 (5.56%) Reference Data
6 12 (4.76%) User Experience
7 8 (3.17%) AS400
8 7 (2.78%) Client/Server
9 6 (2.38%) Data Centre
10 5 (1.98%) CMDB
10 5 (1.98%) Tandem
11 4 (1.59%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.59%) PMI
12 3 (1.19%) Data Structures
12 3 (1.19%) iSeries
12 3 (1.19%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (1.19%) PKI
12 3 (1.19%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.79%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 53 (21.03%) Windows
2 45 (17.86%) Linux
2 45 (17.86%) Unix
3 11 (4.37%) zOS
4 6 (2.38%) AIX
4 6 (2.38%) OS/390
4 6 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.59%) MVS
6 2 (0.79%) HPUX
6 2 (0.79%) Solaris
6 2 (0.79%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.40%) Android
7 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (17.86%) ITIL
3 34 (13.49%) TDD
4 33 (13.10%) Service Management
4 33 (13.10%) Software Engineering
5 32 (12.70%) Risk Management
5 32 (12.70%) SDLC
5 32 (12.70%) Test Automation
6 29 (11.51%) Information Security
7 26 (10.32%) Asset Management
7 26 (10.32%) Waterfall
8 24 (9.52%) Process Improvement
9 21 (8.33%) DevOps
9 21 (8.33%) Scrum
10 20 (7.94%) BDD
10 20 (7.94%) SOA
10 20 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
10 20 (7.94%) Wealth Management
11 18 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (6.75%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 95 (37.70%) Java
2 44 (17.46%) SQL
3 35 (13.89%) C#
3 35 (13.89%) COBOL
4 32 (12.70%) JavaScript
5 13 (5.16%) C++
6 12 (4.76%) Assembly Language
6 12 (4.76%) R
7 11 (4.37%) C
8 9 (3.57%) JCL
9 5 (1.98%) REXX
9 5 (1.98%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.98%) VB
10 4 (1.59%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.19%) Perl
11 3 (1.19%) Python
11 3 (1.19%) VBScript
12 2 (0.79%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.40%) NATURAL
13 1 (0.40%) PHP
Qualifications
1 33 (13.10%) Degree
2 18 (7.14%) CISSP
3 17 (6.75%) CISM
4 5 (1.98%) CISA
4 5 (1.98%) PMI Certification
4 5 (1.98%) SSCP
5 4 (1.59%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.79%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 2 (0.79%) CBAP
7 2 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.79%) CRISC
8 1 (0.40%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.40%) PMP
8 1 (0.40%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.40%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (10.71%) QA
3 10 (3.97%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 10 (3.97%) PCI DSS
4 9 (3.57%) COBIT
5 6 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 5 (1.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (1.98%) SLA
7 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (2.78%) RACF
2 6 (2.38%) Virtual Desktop
3 5 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.19%) Time Sharing Option
4 3 (1.19%) XYGATE
5 2 (0.79%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.79%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 2 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.40%) ACF2
6 1 (0.40%) Docker
6 1 (0.40%) NDS
6 1 (0.40%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.40%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (5.56%) CloudHub
2 7 (2.78%) Tivoli
3 6 (2.38%) BMC PATROL
3 6 (2.38%) Tivoli NetView
4 5 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.98%) ServiceCenter
5 4 (1.59%) Netcool
5 4 (1.59%) SCOM
6 3 (1.19%) BladeLogic
6 3 (1.19%) CA Wily
6 3 (1.19%) Ganglia
7 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (0.79%) Puppet
7 2 (0.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.79%) zSecure
8 1 (0.40%) CA Endevor
8 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.40%) IBM BigFix
8 1 (0.40%) nmon
Vendors
1 49 (19.44%) Oracle
2 46 (18.25%) IBM
3 22 (8.73%) Microsoft
4 15 (5.95%) Cognizant
5 14 (5.56%) MuleSoft
6 8 (3.17%) Chordiant
6 8 (3.17%) HP
6 8 (3.17%) Lotus
7 7 (2.78%) VMware
8 6 (2.38%) SAP
9 5 (1.98%) CA
9 5 (1.98%) Cisco
9 5 (1.98%) Peregrine
9 5 (1.98%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.98%) Sun
9 5 (1.98%) Teradata
10 4 (1.59%) Micro Focus
10 4 (1.59%) TIBCO
11 3 (1.19%) JDA
11 3 (1.19%) TOWER Software
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
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