The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in permanent job vacancies advertised in Northampton. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mainframes
Northamptonshire / Northampton
Rank 48 67 68
Rank change year-on-year +19 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 1 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 0.26% 0.90% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.70% 2.58% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,269 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.59% -10.00%  

Mainframe is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Northampton with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Northampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 143 194 173
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 37.73% 34.89% 32.64%
Number of salaries quoted 122 139 156
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northampton citing Mainframe as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Mainframe in Northampton

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Mainframe in Northampton.

Salary trend for Mainframe in Northampton

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Northampton region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) TOWER Software
2 1 (25.00%) APACS
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Tandem
2 1 (25.00%) VSAM
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Corporate Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Velocity
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) TestNG
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton 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 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) ISDN
1 1 (25.00%) PSTN
1 1 (25.00%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) DB2
2 1 (25.00%) DTS
2 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) LoadUI
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) TestNG
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Corporate Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Applications Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Designer
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe Designer
1 1 (25.00%) Manual Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Test Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Web Applications Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) APACS
2 1 (25.00%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (25.00%) EMV
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Tandem
2 1 (25.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) B2B
2 1 (25.00%) Black-Box Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) COBOL
1 1 (25.00%) JCL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) TOWER Software