Period
to 18 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Mainframe over the 6 months to 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Mainframes
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 149 129 124
Rank change year-on-year -20 -5 +17
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 16 15 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.69% 0.66% 1.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.69% 1.68% 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 21
Glasgow median annual salary £41,500 £49,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.31% +22.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £36,550 £32,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £54,500 £58,750 £50,250
Scotland median annual salary £56,250 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% +25.00% -12.09%

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 Glasgow with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 945 891 1,128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 40.80% 38.94% 45.71%
Number of salaries quoted 682 536 475
Glasgow median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £49,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +15.29% -5.56% +7.14%

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Mainframe in Glasgow

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Mainframe in Glasgow

Mainframe
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Mainframe in Glasgow over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Mainframe in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 8 (50.00%) Oracle
1 8 (50.00%) DB2
1 8 (50.00%) IBM
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 7 (43.75%) Finance
3 6 (37.50%) Banking
3 6 (37.50%) Cognizant
3 6 (37.50%) Shell Script
3 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) Unix
3 6 (37.50%) Open Source
4 5 (31.25%) Linux
5 4 (25.00%) JBoss
5 4 (25.00%) CRM
5 4 (25.00%) SOA
5 4 (25.00%) J2EE
5 4 (25.00%) SOAP
5 4 (25.00%) Struts
5 4 (25.00%) Web Services
5 4 (25.00%) XML
5 4 (25.00%) ITIL
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (25.00%) Solaris
5 4 (25.00%) Chordiant
5 4 (25.00%) TDD
5 4 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
5 4 (25.00%) TOGAF
5 4 (25.00%) Hibernate
5 4 (25.00%) Management Information System

Mainframe
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 4 (25.00%) JBoss
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (12.50%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Kerberos
1 2 (12.50%) SSH
1 2 (12.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) DB2
2 2 (12.50%) Apache Hive
2 2 (12.50%) Big Data
2 2 (12.50%) Data Lake
2 2 (12.50%) Data Mining
2 2 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 2 (12.50%) HBase
2 2 (12.50%) Impala
2 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 2 (12.50%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (12.50%) Bitbucket
2 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 2 (12.50%) FindBugs
2 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (12.50%) IntelliJ
2 2 (12.50%) JUnit
2 2 (12.50%) Maven
2 2 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Banking
3 4 (25.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Architect
1 4 (25.00%) Developer
1 4 (25.00%) Senior Architect
1 4 (25.00%) Senior Manager
1 4 (25.00%) Senior Service Manager
1 4 (25.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
1 4 (25.00%) Service Manager
1 4 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Auditor
3 2 (12.50%) Big Data Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Designer
3 2 (12.50%) RACF Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Auditor
4 1 (6.25%) Mainframe Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Mainframe Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (25.00%) J2EE
1 4 (25.00%) Java EE
1 4 (25.00%) REST
1 4 (25.00%) SOAP
1 4 (25.00%) Struts
1 4 (25.00%) Web Services
1 4 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (12.50%) Apache Avro
2 2 (12.50%) ISPF
2 2 (12.50%) Kafka
2 2 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Cloud Native
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Unix
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Solaris
4 2 (12.50%) AIX
4 2 (12.50%) HPUX
4 2 (12.50%) OpenVMS
4 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 6 (37.50%) Open Source
3 4 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
3 4 (25.00%) CRM
3 4 (25.00%) Feasibility Study
3 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (25.00%) SDLC
3 4 (25.00%) Service Management
3 4 (25.00%) SOA
3 4 (25.00%) TDD
3 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 4 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 4 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (12.50%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analytics
4 2 (12.50%) DevOps
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Shell Script
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) CLIST
2 2 (12.50%) JCL
2 2 (12.50%) REXX
3 1 (6.25%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) HDFS
1 2 (12.50%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 2 (12.50%) RACF
1 2 (12.50%) Time Sharing Option
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Ansible
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) IBM
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (37.50%) Cognizant
3 4 (25.00%) Chordiant
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) CA
4 2 (12.50%) Cloudera
4 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 2 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (12.50%) SAP
4 2 (12.50%) VMware