Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Mainframes
England > London
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 728 730 718
Rank change year-on-year +2 -12 -101
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 111 109 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.16% 0.15% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.31% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 75 55 104
London median annual salary £89,500 £60,000 £58,300
Median salary % change year-on-year +49.17% +2.92% -4.82%
10th Percentile £43,500 £42,500 £41,625
90th Percentile £105,500 £90,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% -3.85% -0.95%

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 34,795 35,492 39,972
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.61% 48.31% 48.07%
Number of salaries quoted 26,900 27,210 33,766
London median annual salary £61,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.67% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +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 15 July 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 15 July 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 -29 24 £89,500 +98.89% 6
North London - 4 £37,575 -
South London -1 2 £150,000 -
Mainframe
England

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 64 (57.66%) Finance
2 46 (41.44%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (32.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 32 (28.83%) DevOps
5 31 (27.93%) C#
6 30 (27.03%) Java
7 29 (26.13%) Banking
8 27 (24.32%) Amazon AWS
9 25 (22.52%) Windows
10 23 (20.72%) Scrum
11 22 (19.82%) ITSM
11 22 (19.82%) Web Services
12 21 (18.92%) Unix
13 20 (18.02%) Stakeholder Management
14 19 (17.12%) IBM
14 19 (17.12%) SDLC
15 16 (14.41%) ITIL
15 16 (14.41%) JavaScript
15 16 (14.41%) Linux
16 15 (13.51%) .NET
16 15 (13.51%) SQL
16 15 (13.51%) TOGAF
16 15 (13.51%) Mentoring
17 14 (12.61%) Scaled Agile Framework
17 14 (12.61%) Investment Management
17 14 (12.61%) Microsoft
18 13 (11.71%) SOA
19 12 (10.81%) Oracle
19 12 (10.81%) Financial Institution
19 12 (10.81%) Digital Transformation Programme

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 10 (9.01%) Apache
2 8 (7.21%) Apache Spark
3 5 (4.50%) WebLogic
3 5 (4.50%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.60%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (3.60%) CICS
4 4 (3.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (3.60%) SAS
5 2 (1.80%) Confluence
5 2 (1.80%) JBoss
5 2 (1.80%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.80%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.90%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (7.21%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (7.21%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Actimize
1 4 (3.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 36 (32.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (24.32%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.60%) Force.com
3 4 (3.60%) PaaS
4 3 (2.70%) GitHub
4 3 (2.70%) IBM Cloud
4 3 (2.70%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.80%) Google App Engine
5 2 (1.80%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.80%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.90%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.90%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.90%) IaaS
6 1 (0.90%) SaaS
6 1 (0.90%) Serverless
6 1 (0.90%) Slack
6 1 (0.90%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.31%) DNS
1 7 (6.31%) HTTP
2 4 (3.60%) CTI
3 3 (2.70%) Wireless
4 2 (1.80%) MPLS
4 2 (1.80%) SAN
4 2 (1.80%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.80%) VPLS
5 1 (0.90%) Internet
5 1 (0.90%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.31%) OLTP
1 7 (6.31%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.41%) DB2
3 5 (4.50%) Big Data
3 5 (4.50%) Power BI
4 4 (3.60%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.70%) Sybase ASE
6 2 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.90%) Adabas
7 1 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.90%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.90%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (0.90%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.90%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 11 (9.91%) Jenkins
2 8 (7.21%) JIRA
3 7 (6.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (5.41%) VersionOne
5 5 (4.50%) Ant
5 5 (4.50%) Maven
5 5 (4.50%) TeamCity
6 4 (3.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (3.60%) Gradle
7 3 (2.70%) Bitbucket
7 3 (2.70%) CA Release Automation
7 3 (2.70%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.70%) JUnit
7 3 (2.70%) Selenium
7 3 (2.70%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.80%) Appium
8 2 (1.80%) ClearCase
8 2 (1.80%) JIRA Agile
8 2 (1.80%) TestNG
8 2 (1.80%) Visual Studio
General
1 64 (57.66%) Finance
2 29 (26.13%) Banking
3 12 (10.81%) Financial Institution
4 9 (8.11%) Retail Banking
5 8 (7.21%) Front Office
6 6 (5.41%) Manufacturing
7 5 (4.50%) Spanish Language
8 4 (3.60%) Retail
9 2 (1.80%) Law
9 2 (1.80%) Publishing
9 2 (1.80%) Retail Finance
10 1 (0.90%) French Language
10 1 (0.90%) German Language
10 1 (0.90%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.90%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.90%) Legal
10 1 (0.90%) Marketing
10 1 (0.90%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (29.73%) Architect
2 24 (21.62%) Solutions Architect
3 17 (15.32%) Digital Architect
4 16 (14.41%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 15 (13.51%) Developer
6 12 (10.81%) Consultant
7 9 (8.11%) Applications Manager
8 8 (7.21%) Analyst
8 8 (7.21%) Application Portfolio Manager
8 8 (7.21%) Finance Manager
8 8 (7.21%) Portfolio Manager
9 7 (6.31%) Service Manager
10 6 (5.41%) Applications Project Manager
10 6 (5.41%) Finance Project Manager
10 6 (5.41%) Project Manager
10 6 (5.41%) Project Portfolio Manager
10 6 (5.41%) Security Architect
10 6 (5.41%) Senior Consultant
10 6 (5.41%) Technical Manager
10 6 (5.41%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (19.82%) Web Services
2 15 (13.51%) .NET
3 11 (9.91%) Middleware
4 10 (9.01%) XML
5 8 (7.21%) LDAP
6 7 (6.31%) JMS
6 7 (6.31%) JSON
6 7 (6.31%) REST
7 6 (5.41%) Hibernate
8 5 (4.50%) Spring
8 5 (4.50%) WPF
9 4 (3.60%) ASP.NET
9 4 (3.60%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (3.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (3.60%) CSS
9 4 (3.60%) HTML
9 4 (3.60%) Java EE
9 4 (3.60%) Razor View Engine
9 4 (3.60%) SOAP
10 3 (2.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.21%) CMDB
1 8 (7.21%) Data Centre
1 8 (7.21%) Hedge funds
1 8 (7.21%) IBM Mainframe
2 7 (6.31%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.41%) iSeries
3 6 (5.41%) Social Media
4 5 (4.50%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (3.60%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.60%) Replication
6 3 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.70%) AS400
6 3 (2.70%) Clustering
7 2 (1.80%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.80%) EMC VMAX
7 2 (1.80%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.80%) User Experience
7 2 (1.80%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.90%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.90%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 25 (22.52%) Windows
2 21 (18.92%) Unix
3 16 (14.41%) Linux
4 2 (1.80%) zOS
5 1 (0.90%) AIX
5 1 (0.90%) HPUX
5 1 (0.90%) OpenVMS
5 1 (0.90%) OS/390
5 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.90%) Solaris
5 1 (0.90%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (41.44%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (28.83%) DevOps
3 23 (20.72%) Scrum
4 22 (19.82%) ITSM
5 20 (18.02%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (17.12%) SDLC
7 16 (14.41%) ITIL
8 15 (13.51%) Mentoring
8 15 (13.51%) TOGAF
9 14 (12.61%) Investment Management
9 14 (12.61%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 13 (11.71%) SOA
11 12 (10.81%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 11 (9.91%) Deployment Automation
13 10 (9.01%) Service Management
14 9 (8.11%) Enterprise Architecture
15 8 (7.21%) Asset Management
15 8 (7.21%) IT Governance
15 8 (7.21%) TDD
15 8 (7.21%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 31 (27.93%) C#
2 30 (27.03%) Java
3 16 (14.41%) JavaScript
4 15 (13.51%) SQL
5 10 (9.01%) COBOL
6 8 (7.21%) C
6 8 (7.21%) Python
6 8 (7.21%) Shell Script
7 7 (6.31%) Perl
8 4 (3.60%) Apex Code
8 4 (3.60%) JCL
9 3 (2.70%) Korn
10 2 (1.80%) Assembly Language
10 2 (1.80%) C++
10 2 (1.80%) REXX
11 1 (0.90%) Pascal
11 1 (0.90%) PL/1
11 1 (0.90%) VB
11 1 (0.90%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (7.21%) Degree
2 6 (5.41%) CISM
2 6 (5.41%) CISSP
3 5 (4.50%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.60%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.80%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.80%) MCP
5 2 (1.80%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.90%) ISEB
6 1 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.90%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.90%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.21%) COBIT
2 4 (3.60%) PMO
2 4 (3.60%) QA
3 2 (1.80%) SLA
4 1 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (4.50%) Active Directory
1 5 (4.50%) Docker
2 2 (1.80%) SRDF
2 2 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.90%) ACF2
3 1 (0.90%) RACF
3 1 (0.90%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 10 (9.01%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (9.01%) Puppet
2 5 (4.50%) Ansible
3 4 (3.60%) Kubernetes
3 4 (3.60%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (2.70%) Automic
5 2 (1.80%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (1.80%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.90%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.90%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.90%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.90%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 19 (17.12%) IBM
2 14 (12.61%) Microsoft
3 12 (10.81%) Oracle
4 9 (8.11%) ServiceNow
5 7 (6.31%) CA Agile Central
6 6 (5.41%) Cognizant
7 5 (4.50%) Apigee
7 5 (4.50%) MuleSoft
7 5 (4.50%) Pega
7 5 (4.50%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (4.50%) TSYS
7 5 (4.50%) Unisys
8 4 (3.60%) SAP
8 4 (3.60%) Software AG
8 4 (3.60%) TIBCO
9 3 (2.70%) Google
9 3 (2.70%) Sybase
10 2 (1.80%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.80%) Remedy
10 2 (1.80%) VMware