Period
to 21 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IBM Mainframe in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 6 months to 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

IBM Mainframe
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 221 226 215
Rank change year-on-year +5 -11 +6
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 2 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.037% 0.072% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.088% 0.18% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 3
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £48,750 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +20.37% -11.96%
UK median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -16.67% -25.00% +20.00%

IBM 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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,283 2,257 2,197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 42.71% 40.81% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,514 1,386 1,150
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% +2.33% +7.50%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £63,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

IBM Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing IBM Mainframe as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for IBM Mainframe in Scotland

IBM Mainframe
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for IBM Mainframe in Scotland

IBM Mainframe
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 21 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
Edinburgh - 2 £50,000 - 1
IBM Mainframe
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT jobs citing IBM 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 Scotland region with a requirement for IBM Mainframe.

1 2 (100.00%) COBOL
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) CA Endevor
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) VSAM
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) ISPF
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Assembly Language
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) REXX
2 1 (50.00%) JCL
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management

IBM Mainframe
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) COBOL Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) VSAM
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) COBOL
2 1 (50.00%) Assembly Language
2 1 (50.00%) JCL
2 1 (50.00%) REXX
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) CA