Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Mainframes
UK > Scotland
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 208 186 199
Rank change year-on-year -22 +13 -9
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 21 23 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.37% 0.46% 0.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.94% 1.23% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 16 14 35
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £40,250 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.43% -6.40% -14.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £24,975 £10,000
90th Percentile £70,625 £55,325 £53,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - -2.78%

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 2225 1873 2659
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 39.49% 37.39% 41.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1393 1113 1570
Scotland median annual salary £44,500 £43,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.49% +3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,525 £27,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £64,950 £63,775
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 11 December 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 11 December 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 -18 15 £49,500 +22.98% 1
Edinburgh -2 6 £61,250 - 10
Mainframe
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 17 (80.95%) Finance
2 13 (61.90%) Oracle
3 11 (52.38%) Unix
4 9 (42.86%) SQL
5 8 (38.10%) Windows
6 7 (33.33%) IBM
7 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (28.57%) ITIL
8 5 (23.81%) Process Improvement
9 4 (19.05%) IBM Mainframe
9 4 (19.05%) SAS
9 4 (19.05%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (19.05%) CICS
9 4 (19.05%) JCL
10 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
10 3 (14.29%) Middleware
10 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (14.29%) COBOL
10 3 (14.29%) DB2
10 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
10 3 (14.29%) SDLC
10 3 (14.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 2 (9.52%) Creative Thinking
11 2 (9.52%) SAS Visual Analytics
11 2 (9.52%) IT Strategy
11 2 (9.52%) SAS EBI
11 2 (9.52%) Visual Analytics
11 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
11 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills

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 4 (19.05%) CICS
1 4 (19.05%) SAS
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (14.29%) DB2
1 3 (14.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.52%) SAS EBI
2 2 (9.52%) SAS Visual Analytics
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) Star Schema
3 1 (4.76%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 17 (80.95%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Consultant
2 3 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Developer
2 3 (14.29%) SAS Consultant
2 3 (14.29%) Senior Delivery Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Senior Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Senior Technical Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Technical Delivery Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Technical Manager
3 2 (9.52%) COBOL Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Mainframe Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) IBM Technical Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Mainframe Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Migration Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Programme Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Technology Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Test Environment Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Test Leader
4 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Middleware
2 2 (9.52%) .NET
3 1 (4.76%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) Credit Risk
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Unix
2 8 (38.10%) Windows
3 2 (9.52%) Linux
4 1 (4.76%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (28.57%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) Process Improvement
3 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (14.29%) SDLC
3 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 2 (9.52%) Analytics
4 2 (9.52%) Change Control
4 2 (9.52%) Creative Thinking
4 2 (9.52%) ETL
4 2 (9.52%) IT Strategy
4 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
4 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
4 2 (9.52%) Statistics
4 2 (9.52%) Visual Analytics
5 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Resource Management
5 1 (4.76%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) JCL
3 3 (14.29%) COBOL
4 2 (9.52%) Java
5 1 (4.76%) C#
5 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) CA Endevor
1 1 (4.76%) Control-M
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Oracle
2 7 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft