Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Mainframes
UK > Scotland
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 214 192 197
Rank change year-on-year -22 +5 -8
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 29 24 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.50% 0.46% 0.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.23% 1.13% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 20
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £49,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +26.45% -14.36%
10th Percentile £36,750 £32,050 £21,475
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £52,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
% 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 2,359 2,130 2,661
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 40.76% 41.10% 45.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,553 1,348 1,390
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £43,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.20% -3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £29,250 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £75,000 £68,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00% +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 16 July 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 16 July 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 18 £57,500 +4.55% 7
Glasgow -21 11 £38,500 -9.41% 2
Mainframe
UK

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 15 (51.72%) Finance
2 12 (41.38%) Banking
2 12 (41.38%) Service Management
2 12 (41.38%) SQL
2 12 (41.38%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (34.48%) DB2
3 10 (34.48%) Unix
3 10 (34.48%) RACF
4 9 (31.03%) IBM
5 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (27.59%) ACF2
6 6 (20.69%) Relational Database
6 6 (20.69%) Data Analytics
6 6 (20.69%) Analytics
6 6 (20.69%) Process Improvement
6 6 (20.69%) Statistics
6 6 (20.69%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 6 (20.69%) Visual Analytics
6 6 (20.69%) SAS EBI
6 6 (20.69%) SAS Visual Analytics
6 6 (20.69%) Creative Thinking
6 6 (20.69%) Star Schema
6 6 (20.69%) ETL
6 6 (20.69%) SAS
6 6 (20.69%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (20.69%) Windows
6 6 (20.69%) Oracle
7 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (13.79%) TDD

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 6 (20.69%) SAS
2 4 (13.79%) JBoss
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (6.90%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Kerberos
1 2 (6.90%) SSH
1 2 (6.90%) SSL
2 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) DB2
2 6 (20.69%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (20.69%) Relational Database
2 6 (20.69%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 6 (20.69%) SAS EBI
2 6 (20.69%) SAS Visual Analytics
2 6 (20.69%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Bitbucket
1 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (51.72%) Finance
2 12 (41.38%) Banking
3 4 (13.79%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Security Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Consultant
2 6 (20.69%) SAS Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Service Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Service Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Auditor
5 2 (6.90%) Developer
5 2 (6.90%) RACF Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Auditor
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) Mainframe Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) Hibernate
1 4 (13.79%) J2EE
1 4 (13.79%) Java EE
1 4 (13.79%) REST
1 4 (13.79%) SOAP
1 4 (13.79%) Struts
1 4 (13.79%) Web Services
1 4 (13.79%) XML
2 2 (6.90%) ISPF
2 2 (6.90%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.90%) PKI
4 1 (3.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Unix
2 6 (20.69%) Windows
3 4 (13.79%) Linux
3 4 (13.79%) Solaris
4 2 (6.90%) AIX
4 2 (6.90%) HPUX
4 2 (6.90%) OpenVMS
4 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Problem-Solving
1 12 (41.38%) Service Management
2 6 (20.69%) Analytics
2 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (20.69%) Creative Thinking
2 6 (20.69%) Data Analytics
2 6 (20.69%) ETL
2 6 (20.69%) Process Improvement
2 6 (20.69%) Statistics
2 6 (20.69%) Visual Analytics
3 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.79%) CRM
4 4 (13.79%) ITIL
4 4 (13.79%) Open Source
4 4 (13.79%) SDLC
4 4 (13.79%) SOA
4 4 (13.79%) TDD
4 4 (13.79%) Test Strategy
4 4 (13.79%) TOGAF
4 4 (13.79%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) Shell Script
3 3 (10.34%) COBOL
4 2 (6.90%) CLIST
4 2 (6.90%) JCL
4 2 (6.90%) REXX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (34.48%) RACF
2 8 (27.59%) ACF2
3 2 (6.90%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 2 (6.90%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Ansible
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) IBM
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle
3 4 (13.79%) Chordiant
3 4 (13.79%) Cognizant
3 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.90%) CA
4 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.90%) VMware
5 1 (3.45%) EMC