Period
to 18 April 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Mainframe over the 6 months to 18 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Mainframes
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
18 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 162 216 203
Rank change year-on-year +54 -13 +7
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 7 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.22% 0.18% 0.090%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.59% 0.44% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 1
Hertfordshire median annual salary £54,000 £43,750 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.43% -27.08% +9.09%
East of England median annual salary £54,000 £82,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -34.15% +64.00% +33.33%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,192 2,045 1,598
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 37.65% 41.51% 36.07%
Number of salaries quoted 927 1,605 1,292
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.95% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,100 £23,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Mainframe in Hertfordshire

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Mainframe in Hertfordshire

Mainframe
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 April 2019. 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
Watford +11 6 £54,000 +23.43%
Hatfield - 1 £50,000 -
Mainframe
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2019, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 7 (100.00%) DB2
1 7 (100.00%) IBM
1 7 (100.00%) zOS
2 6 (85.71%) COBOL
2 6 (85.71%) Assembly Language
2 6 (85.71%) ATM
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) Banking
2 6 (85.71%) Retail
2 6 (85.71%) Wealth Management
2 6 (85.71%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (57.14%) Retail Banking
3 4 (57.14%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Fintech
5 1 (14.29%) Storage Management
5 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
5 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (14.29%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (14.29%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 1 (14.29%) ISPF
5 1 (14.29%) CICS
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) SMS
5 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (14.29%) SLA
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management

Mainframe
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 1 (14.29%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) ATM
2 1 (14.29%) SMS
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 6 (85.71%) Banking
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
1 6 (85.71%) Retail
2 4 (57.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
1 6 (85.71%) Mainframe Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Assembler Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Mainframe Assembler Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (28.57%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Problem-Solving
1 6 (85.71%) Wealth Management
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Assembly Language
1 6 (85.71%) COBOL
2 1 (14.29%) JCL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 1 (14.29%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) IBM
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft