Period
to 20 September 2018

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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Mainframes
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 199 202 187
Rank change year-on-year +3 -15 +16
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 38 22 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.70% 0.40% 0.76%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.65% 0.96% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 16 17 20
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £40,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +24.22% -12.50%
10th Percentile £36,750 £32,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £69,500 £52,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +15.00% -4.76% -

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 2,310 2,301 2,324
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 42.32% 41.39% 42.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,553 1,401 1,198
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £43,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.20% +1.16% +6.17%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 20 September 2018.

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 20 September 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
Glasgow -4 21 £41,500 -17.00%
Edinburgh +14 16 £57,500 -6.12% 1
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £47,500 -
Mainframe
UK

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 21 (55.26%) Finance
2 18 (47.37%) Banking
3 17 (44.74%) SQL
4 14 (36.84%) DB2
5 13 (34.21%) Unix
5 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (31.58%) Oracle
7 10 (26.32%) Cognizant
7 10 (26.32%) Open Source
7 10 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (23.68%) Analytics
8 9 (23.68%) Service Management
8 9 (23.68%) IBM
9 8 (21.05%) JBoss
9 8 (21.05%) CRM
9 8 (21.05%) Chordiant
9 8 (21.05%) J2EE
9 8 (21.05%) SOAP
9 8 (21.05%) Struts
9 8 (21.05%) Web Services
9 8 (21.05%) XML
9 8 (21.05%) Hibernate
9 8 (21.05%) REST
9 8 (21.05%) Process Improvement
9 8 (21.05%) TDD
9 8 (21.05%) Retail Banking
9 8 (21.05%) Java EE
9 8 (21.05%) SDLC
9 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (18.42%) SAS EBI

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 (21.05%) JBoss
2 7 (18.42%) SAS
3 4 (10.53%) CICS
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (5.26%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Kerberos
1 2 (5.26%) SSH
1 2 (5.26%) SSL
2 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (36.84%) DB2
2 7 (18.42%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (18.42%) Relational Database
2 7 (18.42%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 7 (18.42%) SAS EBI
2 7 (18.42%) SAS Visual Analytics
2 7 (18.42%) Star Schema
3 4 (10.53%) Blockchain
4 2 (5.26%) Apache Hive
4 2 (5.26%) Big Data
4 2 (5.26%) Data Lake
4 2 (5.26%) Data Mining
4 2 (5.26%) Hadoop
4 2 (5.26%) HBase
4 2 (5.26%) Impala
4 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.26%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.26%) Bitbucket
2 2 (5.26%) Eclipse
2 2 (5.26%) FindBugs
2 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.26%) IntelliJ
2 2 (5.26%) JUnit
2 2 (5.26%) Maven
2 2 (5.26%) Subversion
3 1 (2.63%) Hudson
General
1 21 (55.26%) Finance
2 18 (47.37%) Banking
3 8 (21.05%) Retail Banking
4 4 (10.53%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Architect
1 8 (21.05%) Senior Architect
1 8 (21.05%) Senior Solutions Architect
1 8 (21.05%) Solutions Architect
2 7 (18.42%) Consultant
2 7 (18.42%) SAS Consultant
3 6 (15.79%) Security Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Digital Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Digital Transformation Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Digital Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Manager
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Service Manager
5 4 (10.53%) Service Manager
5 4 (10.53%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (7.89%) Administrator
6 3 (7.89%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (7.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (7.89%) Mainframe Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) Hibernate
1 8 (21.05%) J2EE
1 8 (21.05%) Java EE
1 8 (21.05%) REST
1 8 (21.05%) SOAP
1 8 (21.05%) Struts
1 8 (21.05%) Web Services
1 8 (21.05%) XML
2 4 (10.53%) ISPF
3 2 (5.26%) Apache Avro
3 2 (5.26%) Kafka
3 2 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.26%) Cloud Native
3 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.26%) PKI
4 1 (2.63%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (34.21%) Unix
2 7 (18.42%) Windows
3 5 (13.16%) Linux
4 4 (10.53%) Solaris
5 2 (5.26%) AIX
5 2 (5.26%) HPUX
5 2 (5.26%) OpenVMS
5 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (26.32%) Open Source
2 10 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (23.68%) Analytics
3 9 (23.68%) Service Management
4 8 (21.05%) CRM
4 8 (21.05%) Process Improvement
4 8 (21.05%) SDLC
4 8 (21.05%) TDD
5 7 (18.42%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (18.42%) Creative Thinking
5 7 (18.42%) Data Analytics
5 7 (18.42%) ETL
5 7 (18.42%) Statistics
5 7 (18.42%) Visual Analytics
6 6 (15.79%) Artificial Intelligence
7 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
8 4 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (10.53%) DevOps
8 4 (10.53%) Feasibility Study
Programming Languages
1 17 (44.74%) SQL
2 6 (15.79%) Shell Script
3 4 (10.53%) COBOL
4 3 (7.89%) JCL
4 3 (7.89%) REXX
5 2 (5.26%) CLIST
6 1 (2.63%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) RACF
2 5 (13.16%) ACF2
3 4 (10.53%) Time Sharing Option
4 2 (5.26%) HDFS
4 2 (5.26%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Ansible
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (2.63%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Oracle
2 10 (26.32%) Cognizant
3 9 (23.68%) IBM
4 8 (21.05%) Chordiant
5 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 3 (7.89%) CA
7 2 (5.26%) Cloudera
7 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (5.26%) SAP
7 2 (5.26%) VMware