Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Mainframes
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 213 182 196
Rank change year-on-year -31 +14 -27
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 18 19 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.32% 0.41% 0.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.82% 1.10% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 32
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £42,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +1.82% -13.61%
10th Percentile £33,750 £22,400 £10,000
90th Percentile £68,375 £68,000 £56,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -13.04%

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 2,187 1,725 2,697
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 38.66% 37.12% 44.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1,438 1,113 1,569
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £64,950 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%

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 February 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 22 February 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 -5 9 £56,250 +2.27% 3
Glasgow -38 9 £52,500 +39.07%
Mainframe
UK

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 10 (55.56%) SQL
1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 8 (44.44%) Unix
3 7 (38.89%) Oracle
4 6 (33.33%) Windows
5 5 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (27.78%) SAS
5 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (27.78%) IBM
5 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (27.78%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 4 (22.22%) Visual Analytics
6 4 (22.22%) ACF2
6 4 (22.22%) Service Management
6 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
6 4 (22.22%) Statistics
6 4 (22.22%) Analytics
6 4 (22.22%) Star Schema
6 4 (22.22%) RACF
6 4 (22.22%) ETL
6 4 (22.22%) .NET
6 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (22.22%) SAS EBI
6 4 (22.22%) SAS Visual Analytics
6 4 (22.22%) Creative Thinking
7 3 (16.67%) C#
7 3 (16.67%) WebLogic
7 3 (16.67%) IIS
7 3 (16.67%) ITIL
7 3 (16.67%) RAD

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 5 (27.78%) SAS
2 3 (16.67%) Apache
2 3 (16.67%) IIS
2 3 (16.67%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.56%) CICS
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (27.78%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 4 (22.22%) SAS EBI
2 4 (22.22%) SAS Visual Analytics
2 4 (22.22%) Star Schema
3 1 (5.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Consultant
1 5 (27.78%) SAS Consultant
2 4 (22.22%) Security Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) COBOL Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Mainframe Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Storage Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Server Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Storage Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Server Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Unix
2 6 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (22.22%) Analytics
2 4 (22.22%) Creative Thinking
2 4 (22.22%) ETL
2 4 (22.22%) Service Management
2 4 (22.22%) Statistics
2 4 (22.22%) Visual Analytics
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) RAD
3 3 (16.67%) Scrum
3 3 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 2 (11.11%) Data Analytics
4 2 (11.11%) Process Improvement
4 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.56%) CRM
5 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.56%) SDLC
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) C#
2 3 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) COBOL
3 1 (5.56%) JCL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
1 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) ACF2
1 4 (22.22%) RACF
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle
2 5 (27.78%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) EMC
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft