Period
to 19 May 2019

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 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Mainframes
England > London
6 months to
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 718 730 747
Rank change year-on-year +12 +17 -56
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 33 111 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.056% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.35% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 25 75 47
London median annual salary £57,500 £89,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.75% +70.48% -4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £45,000 £43,250
90th Percentile £103,250 £105,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +15.00% -

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 26,511 31,890 30,846
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 45.38% 45.91% 44.85%
Number of salaries quoted 21,021 25,058 25,177
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 May 2019.

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 May 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
Central London +14 6 £76,250 -14.80%
East London +25 4 £37,500 -
West London - 4 £78,750 -
North London +15 1 £42,525 +0.57%
South London -2 1 - -
Mainframe
England

For the 6 months to 19 May 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 London region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 18 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (45.45%) DevOps
3 14 (42.42%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (42.42%) Finance
3 14 (42.42%) SQL
4 12 (36.36%) Java
4 12 (36.36%) CRM
5 10 (30.30%) .NET
5 10 (30.30%) Test Automation
6 9 (27.27%) Groovy
6 9 (27.27%) QA
6 9 (27.27%) Python
7 8 (24.24%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (24.24%) Banking
7 8 (24.24%) SDLC
7 8 (24.24%) Cucumber
8 7 (21.21%) Docker
8 7 (21.21%) Deployment Automation
8 7 (21.21%) TDD
8 7 (21.21%) Degree
8 7 (21.21%) Unix
9 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
9 6 (18.18%) Perl
9 6 (18.18%) IBM
9 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
9 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (18.18%) Retail
9 6 (18.18%) Workflow
9 6 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (18.18%) Open Source

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 3 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.06%) CICS
3 1 (3.03%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 4 (12.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 8 (24.24%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (18.18%) GitHub
2 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (15.15%) Power Platform
4 2 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (6.06%) Google App Engine
4 2 (6.06%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (6.06%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (3.03%) Apigee
5 1 (3.03%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) Power BI
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.03%) Adabas
2 1 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.03%) Apache Ignite
2 1 (3.03%) Big Data
2 1 (3.03%) Couchbase
2 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.03%) DB2
2 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.03%) Qlik Sense
2 1 (3.03%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Cucumber
2 5 (15.15%) JIRA
2 5 (15.15%) Subversion
2 5 (15.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (15.15%) Vagrant
3 3 (9.09%) Ant
3 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 3 (9.09%) JUnit
3 3 (9.09%) Selenium
3 3 (9.09%) TeamCity
3 3 (9.09%) Zephyr
4 2 (6.06%) Appium
4 2 (6.06%) Hudson
4 2 (6.06%) JIRA Agile
4 2 (6.06%) MSBuild
4 2 (6.06%) RSpec
4 2 (6.06%) SoapUI
4 2 (6.06%) TestNG
4 2 (6.06%) VersionOne
5 1 (3.03%) Mockito
General
1 14 (42.42%) Finance
2 8 (24.24%) Banking
3 6 (18.18%) Retail
4 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
5 4 (12.12%) Arabic Language
5 4 (12.12%) Multimedia
6 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
6 2 (6.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Developer
2 5 (15.15%) C# Developer
2 5 (15.15%) Developer in Test
2 5 (15.15%) Java Developer
2 5 (15.15%) Java Developer in Test
2 5 (15.15%) Test Automation Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Business Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Technical Leader
4 3 (9.09%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Agile Coach
6 1 (3.03%) Assembler Programmer
6 1 (3.03%) CRM Programme Manager
6 1 (3.03%) DevOps Architect
6 1 (3.03%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Lead DevOps
6 1 (3.03%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Mainframe Specialist
6 1 (3.03%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) .NET
2 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET
2 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 5 (15.15%) CSS
2 5 (15.15%) HTML
2 5 (15.15%) Razor View Engine
2 5 (15.15%) WPF
3 4 (12.12%) Middleware
4 2 (6.06%) JSON
4 2 (6.06%) REST
4 2 (6.06%) SOAP
4 2 (6.06%) XML
5 1 (3.03%) Kafka
5 1 (3.03%) LDAP
5 1 (3.03%) Spring
5 1 (3.03%) Vert.x
5 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (42.42%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.15%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (15.15%) iSeries
3 2 (6.06%) Social Media
3 2 (6.06%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.03%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Unix
2 4 (12.12%) Linux
2 4 (12.12%) Windows
3 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (45.45%) DevOps
3 12 (36.36%) CRM
4 10 (30.30%) Test Automation
5 8 (24.24%) SDLC
6 7 (21.21%) Deployment Automation
6 7 (21.21%) TDD
7 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
7 6 (18.18%) Open Source
7 6 (18.18%) Workflow
8 5 (15.15%) Analytical Thinking
8 5 (15.15%) Coaching
8 5 (15.15%) Collaborative Working
8 5 (15.15%) Creative Thinking
8 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
8 5 (15.15%) MVVM
8 5 (15.15%) QA Automation
8 5 (15.15%) Waterfall
8 5 (15.15%) Wealth Management
8 5 (15.15%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) SQL
2 12 (36.36%) Java
3 9 (27.27%) Groovy
3 9 (27.27%) Python
4 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 6 (18.18%) Perl
5 5 (15.15%) C#
6 3 (9.09%) C
6 3 (9.09%) PL/SQL
7 2 (6.06%) Assembly Language
7 2 (6.06%) COBOL
8 1 (3.03%) Java 8
8 1 (3.03%) JCL
8 1 (3.03%) Natural
8 1 (3.03%) R
8 1 (3.03%) REXX
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Degree
2 6 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.03%) CISM
3 1 (3.03%) CISSP
3 1 (3.03%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (27.27%) QA
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Docker
2 1 (3.03%) GridGain
2 1 (3.03%) KVM
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) Grafana
1 5 (15.15%) Graphite
2 4 (12.12%) Puppet
3 3 (9.09%) Ansible
3 3 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.03%) Automic
4 1 (3.03%) Istio
4 1 (3.03%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) IBM
2 5 (15.15%) Dynatrace
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) MKS
2 5 (15.15%) New Relic
3 3 (9.09%) HP
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle
4 2 (6.06%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (6.06%) Fujitsu
4 2 (6.06%) Google
4 2 (6.06%) Rackspace
4 2 (6.06%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.03%) AppDynamics
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco
5 1 (3.03%) MapR
5 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.03%) Remedy
5 1 (3.03%) Software AG
5 1 (3.03%) Splunk
5 1 (3.03%) VMware