Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Mainframes
England > London
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 730 724 704
Rank change year-on-year -6 -20 -66
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 82 119 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.32% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 50 62 107
London median annual salary £80,000 £60,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -14.29% +21.74%
10th Percentile £38,550 £42,500 £47,400
90th Percentile £116,875 £98,850 £93,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% -9.09% +4.76%

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 32,907 37,521 36,079
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.75% 50.57% 46.89%
Number of salaries quoted 25,679 26,719 30,652
London median annual salary £63,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -35 23 £75,000 +66.67% 3
North London +11 5 £35,332 -23.19%
East London -11 2 £100,000 +8.11%
South London - 2 £150,000 - 1
Mainframe
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 50 (60.98%) Finance
2 34 (41.46%) DevOps
3 32 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (30.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (30.49%) Java
5 22 (26.83%) C#
6 19 (23.17%) SQL
6 19 (23.17%) Amazon AWS
7 17 (20.73%) Middleware
7 17 (20.73%) .NET
7 17 (20.73%) Banking
8 16 (19.51%) iSeries
8 16 (19.51%) JavaScript
8 16 (19.51%) Windows
9 15 (18.29%) Linux
9 15 (18.29%) Microsoft
10 14 (17.07%) CRM
10 14 (17.07%) Unix
10 14 (17.07%) Degree
11 13 (15.85%) Scrum
12 12 (14.63%) TDD
12 12 (14.63%) ITIL
12 12 (14.63%) SQL Server
12 12 (14.63%) IBM
12 12 (14.63%) Jenkins
13 11 (13.41%) Power BI
13 11 (13.41%) Greenfield Project
13 11 (13.41%) Collaborative Working
13 11 (13.41%) Service Management
13 11 (13.41%) WPF

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 6 (7.32%) WebLogic
2 5 (6.10%) Apache
3 4 (4.88%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.88%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.66%) Apache Spark
4 3 (3.66%) CICS
4 3 (3.66%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.66%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.22%) Confluence
5 1 (1.22%) SAS
5 1 (1.22%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 4 (4.88%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (12.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (30.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (23.17%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (6.10%) GitHub
4 4 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (4.88%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (4.88%) IBM Cloud
4 4 (4.88%) PaaS
5 3 (3.66%) Office 365
5 3 (3.66%) OpenShift
6 2 (2.44%) Force.com
6 2 (2.44%) Google App Engine
6 2 (2.44%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (1.22%) Apigee
7 1 (1.22%) IaaS
7 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.88%) SAN
2 3 (3.66%) Firewall
2 3 (3.66%) LAN
2 3 (3.66%) NAS
2 3 (3.66%) PABX
2 3 (3.66%) VoIP
2 3 (3.66%) VPN
2 3 (3.66%) WAN
3 2 (2.44%) DNS
3 2 (2.44%) HTTP
4 1 (1.22%) CTI
4 1 (1.22%) MPLS
4 1 (1.22%) SNA
4 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.22%) VPLS
4 1 (1.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.41%) Power BI
3 10 (12.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (12.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (10.98%) Big Data
5 8 (9.76%) DB2
6 6 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (6.10%) Hadoop
8 3 (3.66%) MongoDB
8 3 (3.66%) Relational Database
9 2 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (2.44%) Apache Hive
9 2 (2.44%) Data Lake
9 2 (2.44%) Data Mining
9 2 (2.44%) HBase
9 2 (2.44%) Impala
9 2 (2.44%) NoSQL
9 2 (2.44%) OLTP
9 2 (2.44%) Parquet
9 2 (2.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (14.63%) Jenkins
2 11 (13.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (9.76%) TeamCity
4 7 (8.54%) Maven
5 6 (7.32%) Ant
5 6 (7.32%) JIRA
6 5 (6.10%) Gradle
6 5 (6.10%) JUnit
6 5 (6.10%) VersionOne
7 4 (4.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (4.88%) Bitbucket
7 4 (4.88%) CA Release Automation
8 3 (3.66%) Git (software)
9 2 (2.44%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.44%) FindBugs
9 2 (2.44%) IntelliJ
9 2 (2.44%) MSBuild
9 2 (2.44%) RSpec
9 2 (2.44%) Selenium
9 2 (2.44%) TestNG
General
1 50 (60.98%) Finance
2 17 (20.73%) Banking
3 5 (6.10%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.88%) Law
4 4 (4.88%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.66%) Front Office
5 3 (3.66%) Retail
6 2 (2.44%) Advertising
6 2 (2.44%) Marketing
6 2 (2.44%) Publishing
6 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.22%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (21.95%) Architect
2 14 (17.07%) Developer
3 11 (13.41%) C# Developer
3 11 (13.41%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (8.54%) DevOps Manager
5 6 (7.32%) Consultant
5 6 (7.32%) Digital Architect
5 6 (7.32%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 6 (7.32%) Service Manager
6 5 (6.10%) Applications Support
6 5 (6.10%) Auditor
6 5 (6.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) IT Auditor
7 4 (4.88%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (3.66%) Administrator
8 3 (3.66%) Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) Java Architect
8 3 (3.66%) Java Technical Architect
8 3 (3.66%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.73%) .NET
1 17 (20.73%) Middleware
2 11 (13.41%) WPF
3 10 (12.20%) ASP.NET
3 10 (12.20%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (12.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 10 (12.20%) CSS
3 10 (12.20%) HTML
3 10 (12.20%) Razor View Engine
4 6 (7.32%) LDAP
5 4 (4.88%) EntireX
5 4 (4.88%) Web Services
5 4 (4.88%) XML
6 3 (3.66%) Kafka
6 3 (3.66%) REST
7 2 (2.44%) Apache Avro
7 2 (2.44%) Keras
7 2 (2.44%) MLlib
7 2 (2.44%) scikit-learn
7 2 (2.44%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.51%) iSeries
2 11 (13.41%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (10.98%) Data Centre
4 6 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.10%) Social Media
6 4 (4.88%) Computer Science
6 4 (4.88%) User Experience
7 2 (2.44%) AS400
7 2 (2.44%) Credit Risk
7 2 (2.44%) Market Risk
7 2 (2.44%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (2.44%) Online Banking
7 2 (2.44%) Reinsurance
7 2 (2.44%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.22%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.22%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.22%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.22%) Replication
8 1 (1.22%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.51%) Windows
2 15 (18.29%) Linux
3 14 (17.07%) Unix
4 4 (4.88%) HPUX
4 4 (4.88%) Solaris
4 4 (4.88%) zOS
5 3 (3.66%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.44%) Kali Linux
7 1 (1.22%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (41.46%) DevOps
2 32 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (17.07%) CRM
4 13 (15.85%) Scrum
5 12 (14.63%) ITIL
5 12 (14.63%) TDD
6 11 (13.41%) Collaborative Working
6 11 (13.41%) Service Management
6 11 (13.41%) Test Automation
7 10 (12.20%) MVC
7 10 (12.20%) MVVM
7 10 (12.20%) Project Management
7 10 (12.20%) Wealth Management
7 10 (12.20%) Web Development
8 9 (10.98%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (10.98%) Microservices
8 9 (10.98%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (10.98%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (9.76%) IT Strategy
9 8 (9.76%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 25 (30.49%) Java
2 22 (26.83%) C#
3 19 (23.17%) SQL
4 16 (19.51%) JavaScript
5 9 (10.98%) Python
6 7 (8.54%) Perl
6 7 (8.54%) Shell Script
7 6 (7.32%) C
8 3 (3.66%) COBOL
9 2 (2.44%) Apex Code
9 2 (2.44%) REXX
10 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.22%) C++
10 1 (1.22%) Groovy
10 1 (1.22%) Java 8
10 1 (1.22%) JCL
10 1 (1.22%) Korn
10 1 (1.22%) PL/1
10 1 (1.22%) VB
10 1 (1.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (17.07%) Degree
2 4 (4.88%) CISSP
3 2 (2.44%) CCNA
3 2 (2.44%) CCNP
3 2 (2.44%) CEH
3 2 (2.44%) CFA
3 2 (2.44%) CISA
3 2 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.44%) CISM
3 2 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.44%) GIAC
3 2 (2.44%) MCSA
3 2 (2.44%) MCSE
3 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.22%) ISEB
4 1 (1.22%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.22%) PMP
4 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.22%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.54%) PMO
2 4 (4.88%) QA
3 2 (2.44%) Basel III
3 2 (2.44%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (9.76%) Docker
2 2 (2.44%) HDFS
3 1 (1.22%) ACF2
3 1 (1.22%) RACF
3 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (10.98%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (10.98%) Puppet
2 6 (7.32%) Ansible
3 4 (4.88%) Automic
3 4 (4.88%) CA Single Sign-On
3 4 (4.88%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.22%) Grafana
4 1 (1.22%) Graphite
4 1 (1.22%) HP ALM
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 15 (18.29%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.63%) IBM
3 8 (9.76%) Oracle
4 5 (6.10%) CA Agile Central
4 5 (6.10%) HP
5 4 (4.88%) AppDynamics
5 4 (4.88%) BMC
5 4 (4.88%) Google
5 4 (4.88%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (4.88%) Unisys
6 3 (3.66%) Citrix
6 3 (3.66%) SAP
7 2 (2.44%) Ab Initio
7 2 (2.44%) Cognizant
7 2 (2.44%) EMC
7 2 (2.44%) Informatica
7 2 (2.44%) NetApp
7 2 (2.44%) Pega
7 2 (2.44%) ServiceNow
7 2 (2.44%) TSYS