Period
to 22 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Mainframe over the 6 months to 22 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Mainframes
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 194 190 188
Rank change year-on-year -4 -2 +38
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 24 42 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.46% 0.72% 0.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.15% 1.67% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 15 20 27
Scotland median annual salary £49,000 £38,750 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.45% -14.84% +8.33%
10th Percentile £32,050 £21,475 £31,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £52,500 £54,860
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%

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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2093 2518 2427
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 39.81% 43.43% 38.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1322 1318 1447
Scotland median annual salary £42,750 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +7.14% +2.44%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Mainframe in Scotland

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Mainframe in Scotland

Mainframe
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Mainframe in Scotland over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Mainframe in Scotland

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 Mainframe within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 22 July 2017. 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
Glasgow +4 14 £42,500 +9.68% 1
Edinburgh -2 10 £55,000 +76.00% 1
Mainframe
UK

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 15 (62.50%) SQL
1 15 (62.50%) Finance
2 10 (41.67%) IBM
3 9 (37.50%) Oracle
4 8 (33.33%) Unix
4 8 (33.33%) SAS
5 7 (29.17%) DB2
5 7 (29.17%) CA
5 7 (29.17%) REXX
6 6 (25.00%) zOS
7 5 (20.83%) JCL
7 5 (20.83%) Windows
7 5 (20.83%) CICS
8 4 (16.67%) Flash
8 4 (16.67%) .NET
8 4 (16.67%) ITIL
8 4 (16.67%) Java
8 4 (16.67%) Cognizant
8 4 (16.67%) IMS/DB
8 4 (16.67%) ISPF
8 4 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (16.67%) DevOps
8 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
8 4 (16.67%) Time Sharing Option
9 3 (12.50%) Job Entry Subsystem
9 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
9 3 (12.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 3 (12.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide

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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (33.33%) SAS
2 5 (20.83%) CICS
3 2 (8.33%) Apache
3 2 (8.33%) IIS
3 2 (8.33%) MQSeries
3 2 (8.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Kerberos
1 2 (8.33%) SSH
1 2 (8.33%) SSL
2 1 (4.17%) FTP
2 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) DB2
2 4 (16.67%) IMS/DB
3 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (12.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 3 (12.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.17%) Big Data
4 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 15 (62.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) DBA
2 4 (16.67%) DB2 DBA
2 4 (16.67%) Mainframe DBA
3 3 (12.50%) Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) SAS Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Environment Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Security Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) COBOL Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Mainframe Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) .NET
1 4 (16.67%) Flash
1 4 (16.67%) ISPF
2 2 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Credit Risk
2 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (8.33%) PKI
3 1 (4.17%) Reference Data
3 1 (4.17%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Unix
2 6 (25.00%) zOS
3 5 (20.83%) Windows
4 2 (8.33%) MVS
5 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (16.67%) DevOps
1 4 (16.67%) ITIL
1 4 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
1 4 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (8.33%) Information Security
3 2 (8.33%) People Management
3 2 (8.33%) Process Improvement
3 2 (8.33%) Project Planning
3 2 (8.33%) RAD
3 2 (8.33%) Scrum
3 2 (8.33%) SDLC
3 2 (8.33%) Security Management
3 2 (8.33%) Time Management
3 2 (8.33%) TOGAF
4 1 (4.17%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) REXX
3 5 (20.83%) JCL
4 4 (16.67%) Java
5 3 (12.50%) Assembly Language
5 3 (12.50%) C#
6 2 (8.33%) CLIST
6 2 (8.33%) COBOL
6 2 (8.33%) Perl
6 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.17%) C
7 1 (4.17%) C++
7 1 (4.17%) MATLAB
7 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.17%) R
7 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Time Sharing Option
2 3 (12.50%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 3 (12.50%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) zSecure
2 1 (4.17%) Control-M
2 1 (4.17%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) IBM
2 9 (37.50%) Oracle
3 7 (29.17%) CA
4 4 (16.67%) Cognizant
5 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.33%) Sybase
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