Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Mainframes
England > London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 725 698 636
Rank change year-on-year -27 -62 +17
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 119 147 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.16% 0.19% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.42% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 62 106 216
London median annual salary £66,250 £70,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.36% +21.74% -4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £44,500 £43,750
90th Percentile £100,575 £95,625 £90,625
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

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 37070 34826 42738
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 49.41% 45.85% 47.88%
Number of salaries quoted 26491 29544 35056
London median annual salary £60,000 £58,500 £56,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +3.54% +2.73%
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 +27 32 £45,000 -10.00% 1
East London +4 5 £92,500 -2.63%
West London +8 1 £51,500 -31.33%
North London +7 1 £46,000 +31.49%
Mainframe
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 London region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 72 (60.50%) Finance
2 66 (55.46%) Banking
3 51 (42.86%) Asset Management
4 44 (36.97%) Investment Banking
4 44 (36.97%) Process Improvement
5 42 (35.29%) Retail Banking
5 42 (35.29%) Wealth Management
5 42 (35.29%) Service Management
6 40 (33.61%) Reference Data
7 39 (32.77%) Data Management
7 39 (32.77%) ITSM
7 39 (32.77%) Back Office
7 39 (32.77%) Pricing Data
8 38 (31.93%) Unix
9 22 (18.49%) IBM
10 19 (15.97%) Microsoft
10 19 (15.97%) Windows
11 18 (15.13%) MS Visio
11 18 (15.13%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (13.45%) IBM Mainframe
12 16 (13.45%) AS400
13 15 (12.61%) Virtual Desktop
14 14 (11.76%) Front Office
14 14 (11.76%) OS/390
14 14 (11.76%) Tivoli
14 14 (11.76%) Tivoli NetView
14 14 (11.76%) BMC PATROL
14 14 (11.76%) Client/Server
14 14 (11.76%) Lotus
14 14 (11.76%) Microsoft Office

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 14 (11.76%) IBM Notes
2 5 (4.20%) SAS
3 4 (3.36%) Anypoint
3 4 (3.36%) Mule
3 4 (3.36%) Mule ESB
3 4 (3.36%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (3.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (2.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.68%) Confluence
6 1 (0.84%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (15.13%) MS Visio
2 14 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.52%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.68%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle FAH
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.56%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.88%) PaaS
2 7 (5.88%) SaaS
3 6 (5.04%) GitHub
3 6 (5.04%) IaaS
4 2 (1.68%) Bluemix
4 2 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.68%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (1.68%) Slack
4 2 (1.68%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.84%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.72%) Wireless
2 4 (3.36%) DNS
2 4 (3.36%) HTTP
3 3 (2.52%) VPN
4 2 (1.68%) Broadband
4 2 (1.68%) MPLS
4 2 (1.68%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.68%) VPLS
4 2 (1.68%) WebEx
5 1 (0.84%) CTI
5 1 (0.84%) SAN
5 1 (0.84%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.36%) OLTP
1 4 (3.36%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 3 (2.52%) Blockchain
2 3 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.68%) Base SAS
3 2 (1.68%) DB2
3 2 (1.68%) GIS
3 2 (1.68%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 2 (1.68%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.84%) Big Data
4 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.84%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 9 (7.56%) Maven
2 8 (6.72%) Jenkins
3 7 (5.88%) JIRA
4 5 (4.20%) HP UFT
5 4 (3.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (3.36%) Subversion
6 3 (2.52%) Selenium
6 3 (2.52%) VersionOne
6 3 (2.52%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.68%) Ant
7 2 (1.68%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.68%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.68%) Gradle
7 2 (1.68%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.68%) JMeter
7 2 (1.68%) LoadRunner
7 2 (1.68%) Mockito
7 2 (1.68%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.68%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.68%) TestComplete
General
1 72 (60.50%) Finance
2 66 (55.46%) Banking
3 44 (36.97%) Investment Banking
4 42 (35.29%) Retail Banking
5 39 (32.77%) Back Office
6 14 (11.76%) Front Office
7 4 (3.36%) Marketing
7 4 (3.36%) Retail
8 3 (2.52%) Financial Institution
8 3 (2.52%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.68%) Legal
9 2 (1.68%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.68%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 41 (34.45%) IT Manager
1 41 (34.45%) IT Services Manager
2 39 (32.77%) Product Manager
2 39 (32.77%) Service Manager
3 14 (11.76%) Analyst
3 14 (11.76%) Architect
4 12 (10.08%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 12 (10.08%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
4 12 (10.08%) 3rd Line Support
4 12 (10.08%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 12 (10.08%) Asset Management Analyst
4 12 (10.08%) Support Analyst
4 12 (10.08%) Tester
4 12 (10.08%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
5 11 (9.24%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 8 (6.72%) Penetration Tester
7 7 (5.88%) Senior Penetration Tester
7 7 (5.88%) Senior Tester
8 5 (4.20%) Consultant
9 4 (3.36%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.08%) Web Services
2 10 (8.40%) .NET
3 8 (6.72%) Middleware
4 6 (5.04%) JSON
4 6 (5.04%) REST
5 5 (4.20%) Spring
6 4 (3.36%) Hibernate
6 4 (3.36%) Java EE
6 4 (3.36%) JMS
6 4 (3.36%) OAuth
6 4 (3.36%) SAML
6 4 (3.36%) SOAP
6 4 (3.36%) XML
7 3 (2.52%) CGI
7 3 (2.52%) J2EE
8 2 (1.68%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.68%) Ajax
8 2 (1.68%) CSS3
8 2 (1.68%) jQuery
8 2 (1.68%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 40 (33.61%) Reference Data
2 39 (32.77%) Pricing Data
3 16 (13.45%) AS400
3 16 (13.45%) IBM Mainframe
4 14 (11.76%) Client/Server
5 6 (5.04%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.36%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.52%) Credit Risk
7 3 (2.52%) Fintech
7 3 (2.52%) Social Media
8 2 (1.68%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.68%) Market Risk
8 2 (1.68%) User Experience
9 1 (0.84%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.84%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.84%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.84%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 38 (31.93%) Unix
2 19 (15.97%) Windows
3 14 (11.76%) Linux
3 14 (11.76%) OS/390
4 2 (1.68%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.84%) AIX
5 1 (0.84%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.84%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.84%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (42.86%) Asset Management
2 44 (36.97%) Process Improvement
3 42 (35.29%) Service Management
3 42 (35.29%) Wealth Management
4 39 (32.77%) Data Management
4 39 (32.77%) ITSM
5 18 (15.13%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (10.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (9.24%) SDLC
8 10 (8.40%) Test Automation
9 9 (7.56%) Mentoring
10 8 (6.72%) Cybersecurity
10 8 (6.72%) Migration
10 8 (6.72%) Reverse Engineering
10 8 (6.72%) Social Engineering
11 7 (5.88%) DevOps
11 7 (5.88%) Open Source
12 6 (5.04%) CRM
12 6 (5.04%) SOA
13 5 (4.20%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.76%) Java
2 9 (7.56%) JavaScript
3 6 (5.04%) SQL
4 5 (4.20%) C#
4 5 (4.20%) COBOL
4 5 (4.20%) Python
5 4 (3.36%) C
6 3 (2.52%) C++
6 3 (2.52%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.68%) Groovy
7 2 (1.68%) Pascal
7 2 (1.68%) Perl
7 2 (1.68%) Ruby
8 1 (0.84%) JCL
8 1 (0.84%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (5.04%) Degree
2 2 (1.68%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (1.68%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.84%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (0.84%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (0.84%) IFRS
2 1 (0.84%) IFRS 9
2 1 (0.84%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (12.61%) Virtual Desktop
2 6 (5.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.36%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.36%) Docker
3 4 (3.36%) vSphere
4 1 (0.84%) RACF
4 1 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (11.76%) BMC PATROL
1 14 (11.76%) Tivoli
1 14 (11.76%) Tivoli NetView
2 7 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (5.88%) Puppet
3 4 (3.36%) CloudHub
3 4 (3.36%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.68%) Ansible
5 1 (0.84%) nmon
Vendors
1 22 (18.49%) IBM
2 19 (15.97%) Microsoft
3 14 (11.76%) Lotus
4 9 (7.56%) Oracle
5 7 (5.88%) VMware
6 5 (4.20%) CA Agile Central
7 4 (3.36%) Citrix
7 4 (3.36%) Cognizant
7 4 (3.36%) MuleSoft
8 3 (2.52%) Apple
8 3 (2.52%) Canon
8 3 (2.52%) Cisco
8 3 (2.52%) Google
8 3 (2.52%) HP
8 3 (2.52%) MobileIron
8 3 (2.52%) SAP
9 2 (1.68%) Bloomberg
9 2 (1.68%) Reuters
9 2 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.68%) TSYS