The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in permanent job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire. 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
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 59 71 77
Rank change year-on-year +12 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 1 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.18% 1.34% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% 3.73% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 1
Median salary - £23,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -51.05%  
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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Northamptonshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 219 268 251
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 39.18% 36.02% 33.65%
Number of salaries quoted 185 198 222
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £23,250 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Salary trend for Mainframe in Northamptonshire

Mainframe
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +19 1 - -
Mainframe
East Midlands

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire 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