Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Mainframes
England > London
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 721 701 636
Rank change year-on-year -20 -65 -8
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 89 124 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.18% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 0.38% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 52 100 214
London median annual salary £70,000 £71,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.75% +29.55% -15.38%
10th Percentile £41,375 £41,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £107,250 £97,750 £90,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - -4.98%

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 33,945 32,501 40,969
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.28% 45.98% 48.04%
Number of salaries quoted 25,870 27,472 33,863
London median annual salary £60,000 £58,000 £56,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +1.82%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £91,475 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year - +1.01% +7.61%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +3 23 £55,000 -24.14% 3
South London -5 6 £67,500 -
North London +6 1 £46,000 +31.46%
East London -5 1 - - 1
Mainframe
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 55 (61.80%) Finance
2 31 (34.83%) Unix
3 28 (31.46%) Banking
4 20 (22.47%) Java
4 20 (22.47%) IBM
5 19 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (19.10%) Amazon AWS
7 16 (17.98%) Asset Management
7 16 (17.98%) Migration
7 16 (17.98%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (17.98%) Microsoft
7 16 (17.98%) JavaScript
7 16 (17.98%) Windows
7 16 (17.98%) Web Services
8 15 (16.85%) .NET
8 15 (16.85%) SDLC
9 14 (15.73%) DevOps
9 14 (15.73%) Test Automation
10 13 (14.61%) Wealth Management
10 13 (14.61%) Information Security
10 13 (14.61%) Investment Banking
10 13 (14.61%) C#
10 13 (14.61%) Linux
10 13 (14.61%) Service Management
10 13 (14.61%) Process Improvement
11 12 (13.48%) Jenkins
11 12 (13.48%) COBOL
11 12 (13.48%) Retail Banking
12 11 (12.36%) JIRA
12 11 (12.36%) Microsoft Azure

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 (7.87%) Confluence
2 6 (6.74%) IBM Notes
3 4 (4.49%) SAS
4 2 (2.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (12.36%) MS Visio
2 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.62%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.12%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 17 (19.10%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (12.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (10.11%) PaaS
4 8 (8.99%) IaaS
5 7 (7.87%) SaaS
5 7 (7.87%) Slack
6 6 (6.74%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (5.62%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (2.25%) Bluemix
8 2 (2.25%) GitHub
8 2 (2.25%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (1.12%) Amazon S3
9 1 (1.12%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (1.12%) Google Analytics
9 1 (1.12%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.62%) DNS
1 5 (5.62%) HTTP
2 4 (4.49%) CTI
2 4 (4.49%) Firewall
2 4 (4.49%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (4.49%) LAN
2 4 (4.49%) SAN
2 4 (4.49%) WAN
3 2 (2.25%) Broadband
3 2 (2.25%) MPLS
3 2 (2.25%) VPLS
3 2 (2.25%) VPN
3 2 (2.25%) WebEx
4 1 (1.12%) Internet
4 1 (1.12%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.49%) OLTP
2 4 (4.49%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 3 (3.37%) Big Data
3 3 (3.37%) Blockchain
3 3 (3.37%) DB2
4 2 (2.25%) Base SAS
4 2 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (1.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.12%) GIS
5 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (13.48%) Jenkins
2 11 (12.36%) JIRA
3 10 (11.24%) HP UFT
4 9 (10.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 9 (10.11%) Maven
5 8 (8.99%) Selenium
5 8 (8.99%) WebDriver
6 7 (7.87%) Cucumber
6 7 (7.87%) Gatling
6 7 (7.87%) GitLab
6 7 (7.87%) Jasmine
6 7 (7.87%) JMeter
6 7 (7.87%) LoadRunner
6 7 (7.87%) Mockito
6 7 (7.87%) Protractor
6 7 (7.87%) Robot Framework
6 7 (7.87%) SoapUI
6 7 (7.87%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (7.87%) TestComplete
6 7 (7.87%) Zephyr
General
1 55 (61.80%) Finance
2 28 (31.46%) Banking
3 13 (14.61%) Investment Banking
4 12 (13.48%) Retail Banking
5 10 (11.24%) Back Office
6 9 (10.11%) Retail
7 7 (7.87%) Legal
8 6 (6.74%) Front Office
9 4 (4.49%) Financial Institution
10 2 (2.25%) Manufacturing
10 2 (2.25%) Retail Finance
10 2 (2.25%) Spanish Language
10 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
11 1 (1.12%) French Language
11 1 (1.12%) German Language
11 1 (1.12%) Italian Language
11 1 (1.12%) Law
11 1 (1.12%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 16 (17.98%) Architect
1 16 (17.98%) IT Manager
2 12 (13.48%) IT Services Manager
3 10 (11.24%) Analyst
3 10 (11.24%) Product Manager
3 10 (11.24%) Service Manager
4 6 (6.74%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 6 (6.74%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
4 6 (6.74%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (6.74%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 6 (6.74%) Asset Management Analyst
4 6 (6.74%) Cloud Architect
4 6 (6.74%) Enterprise Architect
4 6 (6.74%) Support Analyst
4 6 (6.74%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
5 5 (5.62%) Administrator
5 5 (5.62%) Consultant
5 5 (5.62%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (5.62%) Test Engineer
6 4 (4.49%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.98%) Web Services
2 15 (16.85%) .NET
3 11 (12.36%) Middleware
4 8 (8.99%) REST
5 7 (7.87%) Gherkin
5 7 (7.87%) JSON
5 7 (7.87%) Nightwatchjs
6 5 (5.62%) Oracle Fusion
6 5 (5.62%) XML
7 3 (3.37%) J2EE
8 2 (2.25%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.25%) Ajax
8 2 (2.25%) CSS
8 2 (2.25%) CSS3
8 2 (2.25%) HTML
8 2 (2.25%) HTML5
8 2 (2.25%) jQuery
8 2 (2.25%) Node.js
9 1 (1.12%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 1 (1.12%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.36%) Data Centre
2 10 (11.24%) Pricing Data
2 10 (11.24%) Reference Data
3 9 (10.11%) IBM Mainframe
4 8 (8.99%) AS400
5 7 (7.87%) Fintech
6 6 (6.74%) Client/Server
6 6 (6.74%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (6.74%) Management Information System
7 5 (5.62%) Clustering
8 4 (4.49%) EMC VMAX
9 3 (3.37%) Replication
10 2 (2.25%) Credit Risk
10 2 (2.25%) Market Risk
10 2 (2.25%) Social Media
10 2 (2.25%) User Experience
11 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
11 1 (1.12%) Digital Media
11 1 (1.12%) DTCC
11 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 31 (34.83%) Unix
2 16 (17.98%) Windows
3 13 (14.61%) Linux
4 6 (6.74%) OS/390
5 4 (4.49%) VMS
6 1 (1.12%) AIX
6 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.12%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.12%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.12%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (17.98%) Asset Management
2 16 (17.98%) Migration
2 16 (17.98%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (16.85%) SDLC
4 14 (15.73%) DevOps
4 14 (15.73%) Test Automation
5 13 (14.61%) Information Security
5 13 (14.61%) Process Improvement
5 13 (14.61%) Service Management
5 13 (14.61%) Wealth Management
6 11 (12.36%) Line Management
7 10 (11.24%) Data Management
7 10 (11.24%) ITSM
8 9 (10.11%) TOGAF
9 8 (8.99%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (8.99%) Manual Testing
9 8 (8.99%) Service Delivery
9 8 (8.99%) Waterfall
10 7 (7.87%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 20 (22.47%) Java
2 16 (17.98%) JavaScript
3 13 (14.61%) C#
4 12 (13.48%) COBOL
5 9 (10.11%) Python
6 8 (8.99%) VB.NET
7 7 (7.87%) Groovy
7 7 (7.87%) Ruby
8 5 (5.62%) C++
8 5 (5.62%) Pascal
8 5 (5.62%) SQL
9 3 (3.37%) C
10 2 (2.25%) ALGOL
10 2 (2.25%) JCL
10 2 (2.25%) Perl
11 1 (1.12%) PHP
11 1 (1.12%) REXX
Qualifications
1 8 (8.99%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.74%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.62%) CISM
3 5 (5.62%) CISSP
3 5 (5.62%) ISTQB
3 5 (5.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (4.49%) MCP
5 3 (3.37%) Degree
5 3 (3.37%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.12%) CISA
6 1 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.12%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.74%) QA
2 4 (4.49%) Cyber Essentials
2 4 (4.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.49%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.25%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (10.11%) Docker
2 7 (7.87%) Virtual Desktop
3 4 (4.49%) SRDF
4 3 (3.37%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.37%) vSphere
5 2 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.12%) RACF
6 1 (1.12%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 11 (12.36%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (12.36%) Puppet
2 9 (10.11%) Kubernetes
3 7 (7.87%) Tivoli
4 6 (6.74%) BMC PATROL
4 6 (6.74%) Tivoli NetView
5 2 (2.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 20 (22.47%) IBM
2 16 (17.98%) Microsoft
3 9 (10.11%) CA Agile Central
4 8 (8.99%) CA
4 8 (8.99%) Google
4 8 (8.99%) Oracle
5 7 (7.87%) Micro Focus
6 6 (6.74%) Lotus
7 5 (5.62%) Remedy
7 5 (5.62%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (5.62%) SAP
8 4 (4.49%) Citrix
8 4 (4.49%) EMC
8 4 (4.49%) Unisys
9 3 (3.37%) VMware
10 2 (2.25%) Apple
10 2 (2.25%) Bloomberg
10 2 (2.25%) Cisco
10 2 (2.25%) HP
10 2 (2.25%) Reuters