Period
to 24 April 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Mainframe over the 6 months to 24 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Mainframes
England > London
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 732 728 651
Rank change year-on-year -4 -77 -85
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 107 78 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.11% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.24% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 70 51 165
London median annual salary £77,000 £67,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.07% +22.73% -15.38%
10th Percentile £44,750 £42,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £88,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £51,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year +12.20% +2.50% -13.04%

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 33,492 32,199 40,549
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 47.87% 47.30% 48.58%
Number of salaries quoted 26,834 26,643 34,070
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.52% -1.50% +5.26%

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Mainframe in London

Mainframe
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Mainframe in London

Mainframe
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Mainframe in London over the 6 months to 24 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Mainframe in London

Mainframe
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the London region over the 6 months to 24 April 2018. 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
Central London -30 22 £85,000 +13.33% 4
South London -14 7 £67,500 - 6
East London 0 1 - - 1
North London -4 1 £42,283 +20.87%
Mainframe
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 London region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 62 (57.94%) Finance
2 38 (35.51%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (27.10%) Unix
4 28 (26.17%) Java
5 26 (24.30%) DevOps
6 25 (23.36%) Microsoft Azure
6 25 (23.36%) Amazon AWS
6 25 (23.36%) C#
7 24 (22.43%) Banking
8 23 (21.50%) Windows
8 23 (21.50%) Web Services
9 22 (20.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 20 (18.69%) Information Security
10 20 (18.69%) SDLC
11 19 (17.76%) ITSM
11 19 (17.76%) TOGAF
11 19 (17.76%) IBM
12 17 (15.89%) ITIL
12 17 (15.89%) COBOL
13 16 (14.95%) JavaScript
13 16 (14.95%) Enterprise Architecture
14 15 (14.02%) Scrum
14 15 (14.02%) Linux
14 15 (14.02%) Deployment Automation
15 14 (13.08%) Data Centre
16 13 (12.15%) Financial Institution
16 13 (12.15%) Middleware
16 13 (12.15%) Oracle
16 13 (12.15%) Microsoft
16 13 (12.15%) SOA

Mainframe
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 7 (6.54%) Apache
1 7 (6.54%) Apache Spark
1 7 (6.54%) Confluence
2 5 (4.67%) SAS
3 4 (3.74%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (3.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (3.74%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.80%) CICS
5 2 (1.87%) JBoss
5 2 (1.87%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.93%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (6.54%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (6.54%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.74%) Actimize
1 4 (3.74%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 25 (23.36%) Amazon AWS
1 25 (23.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.54%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (5.61%) IaaS
3 6 (5.61%) PaaS
3 6 (5.61%) SaaS
3 6 (5.61%) Slack
4 4 (3.74%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (1.87%) Force.com
6 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.93%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.93%) Bluemix
6 1 (0.93%) GitHub
6 1 (0.93%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.93%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.93%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.93%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.61%) CTI
1 6 (5.61%) DNS
1 6 (5.61%) HTTP
2 4 (3.74%) Firewall
2 4 (3.74%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (3.74%) LAN
2 4 (3.74%) SAN
2 4 (3.74%) WAN
3 3 (2.80%) Wireless
4 2 (1.87%) Internet
5 1 (0.93%) MPLS
5 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.93%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.54%) Big Data
2 5 (4.67%) OLTP
3 4 (3.74%) DB2
3 4 (3.74%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.80%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.80%) Sybase ASE
5 2 (1.87%) Blockchain
5 2 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.87%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 2 (1.87%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.93%) Adabas
6 1 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.93%) SAS Visual Analytics
6 1 (0.93%) SQLPlus
6 1 (0.93%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 10 (9.35%) JIRA
2 9 (8.41%) Jenkins
3 8 (7.48%) HP UFT
4 7 (6.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (6.54%) Cucumber
4 7 (6.54%) Maven
4 7 (6.54%) Selenium
4 7 (6.54%) SoapUI
4 7 (6.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (5.61%) Gatling
5 6 (5.61%) GitLab
5 6 (5.61%) Jasmine
5 6 (5.61%) JMeter
5 6 (5.61%) Mockito
5 6 (5.61%) Protractor
5 6 (5.61%) Robot Framework
5 6 (5.61%) TestComplete
5 6 (5.61%) The Grinder
5 6 (5.61%) WebDriver
5 6 (5.61%) Zephyr
General
1 62 (57.94%) Finance
2 24 (22.43%) Banking
3 13 (12.15%) Financial Institution
4 8 (7.48%) Retail
5 7 (6.54%) Front Office
5 7 (6.54%) Retail Banking
6 5 (4.67%) Legal
6 5 (4.67%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.87%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.87%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.87%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.93%) French Language
8 1 (0.93%) German Language
8 1 (0.93%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.93%) Law
8 1 (0.93%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.93%) Publishing
8 1 (0.93%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (27.10%) Architect
2 14 (13.08%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (10.28%) Analyst
3 11 (10.28%) Digital Architect
4 10 (9.35%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 8 (7.48%) Applications Manager
5 8 (7.48%) Consultant
6 7 (6.54%) Application Portfolio Manager
6 7 (6.54%) Developer
6 7 (6.54%) Enterprise Architect
6 7 (6.54%) Finance Manager
6 7 (6.54%) IT Manager
6 7 (6.54%) Portfolio Manager
7 6 (5.61%) Cloud Architect
7 6 (5.61%) Designer
7 6 (5.61%) Security Architect
7 6 (5.61%) Technical Design Authority
8 5 (4.67%) Finance Project Manager
8 5 (4.67%) Service Manager
8 5 (4.67%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (21.50%) Web Services
2 13 (12.15%) Middleware
3 12 (11.21%) .NET
4 10 (9.35%) REST
5 8 (7.48%) XML
6 6 (5.61%) Gherkin
6 6 (5.61%) Hibernate
6 6 (5.61%) JMS
6 6 (5.61%) JSON
6 6 (5.61%) Nightwatchjs
7 5 (4.67%) LDAP
8 4 (3.74%) Java EE
8 4 (3.74%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (3.74%) Spring
9 2 (1.87%) EJB
9 2 (1.87%) JSP
9 2 (1.87%) Servlets
9 2 (1.87%) SOAP
9 2 (1.87%) WSDL
9 2 (1.87%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.08%) Data Centre
2 13 (12.15%) Management Information System
3 8 (7.48%) IBM Mainframe
4 7 (6.54%) CMDB
4 7 (6.54%) Hedge funds
5 6 (5.61%) Fintech
5 6 (5.61%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (5.61%) Replication
6 5 (4.67%) Clustering
7 4 (3.74%) EMC VMAX
7 4 (3.74%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.87%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.87%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.87%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.87%) Social Media
9 1 (0.93%) AS400
9 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.93%) DTCC
Operating Systems
1 29 (27.10%) Unix
2 23 (21.50%) Windows
3 15 (14.02%) Linux
4 4 (3.74%) VMS
5 1 (0.93%) AIX
5 1 (0.93%) OS/390
5 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.93%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.93%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (35.51%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (24.30%) DevOps
3 22 (20.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (18.69%) Information Security
4 20 (18.69%) SDLC
5 19 (17.76%) ITSM
5 19 (17.76%) TOGAF
6 17 (15.89%) ITIL
7 16 (14.95%) Enterprise Architecture
8 15 (14.02%) Deployment Automation
8 15 (14.02%) Scrum
9 13 (12.15%) Investment Management
9 13 (12.15%) SOA
10 12 (11.21%) Line Management
10 12 (11.21%) Mentoring
11 11 (10.28%) Migration
11 11 (10.28%) Test Automation
12 10 (9.35%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (9.35%) IT Strategy
12 10 (9.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 28 (26.17%) Java
2 25 (23.36%) C#
3 17 (15.89%) COBOL
4 16 (14.95%) JavaScript
5 12 (11.21%) SQL
6 11 (10.28%) Python
7 7 (6.54%) VB.NET
8 6 (5.61%) Groovy
8 6 (5.61%) Ruby
9 5 (4.67%) C++
9 5 (4.67%) JCL
9 5 (4.67%) Perl
10 4 (3.74%) C
10 4 (3.74%) Pascal
10 4 (3.74%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.80%) Korn
12 2 (1.87%) ALGOL
12 2 (1.87%) Apex Code
12 2 (1.87%) Assembly Language
12 2 (1.87%) REXX
Qualifications
1 11 (10.28%) CISM
1 11 (10.28%) CISSP
2 8 (7.48%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.54%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.67%) ISTQB
5 4 (3.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (3.74%) MCP
6 3 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.87%) Degree
8 1 (0.93%) CISA
8 1 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.93%) ISEB
8 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.93%) PMP
8 1 (0.93%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.48%) COBIT
2 7 (6.54%) QA
3 4 (3.74%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (3.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.74%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.74%) SLA
4 2 (1.87%) PMO
5 1 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (6.54%) Docker
2 5 (4.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.74%) SRDF
4 2 (1.87%) RACF
4 2 (1.87%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.93%) ACF2
5 1 (0.93%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (8.41%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (8.41%) Puppet
2 7 (6.54%) Kubernetes
3 4 (3.74%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (1.87%) Ansible
4 2 (1.87%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.87%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.93%) Automic
5 1 (0.93%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.93%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.93%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 19 (17.76%) IBM
2 13 (12.15%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.15%) Oracle
3 8 (7.48%) CA Agile Central
4 7 (6.54%) CA
4 7 (6.54%) Google
4 7 (6.54%) SAP
4 7 (6.54%) ServiceNow
5 6 (5.61%) Cognizant
5 6 (5.61%) Micro Focus
5 6 (5.61%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (5.61%) Unisys
6 5 (4.67%) MuleSoft
7 4 (3.74%) Apigee
7 4 (3.74%) EMC
7 4 (3.74%) Pega
7 4 (3.74%) Software AG
7 4 (3.74%) TIBCO
8 3 (2.80%) Remedy
8 3 (2.80%) Sybase