Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Mainframes
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 194 202 188
Rank change year-on-year +8 -14 +16
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 34 23 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.63% 0.41% 0.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.47% 1.01% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 18 18 15
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +25.00% -6.98%
10th Percentile £44,900 £32,500 £25,800
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,375 £54,600
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +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 2,316 2,286 2,121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 43.12% 40.48% 40.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,507 1,404 1,179
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.20% +2.35% +2.41%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £63,750
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 17 November 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 17 November 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 +20 17 £55,000 -10.20% 1
Glasgow -4 16 £46,750 -5.56%
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £47,500 -
Mainframe
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 23 (67.65%) Finance
2 22 (64.71%) Banking
3 15 (44.12%) SQL
4 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (35.29%) DB2
6 11 (32.35%) IBM
6 11 (32.35%) Oracle
6 11 (32.35%) DevOps
7 10 (29.41%) Time Sharing Option
7 10 (29.41%) COBOL
7 10 (29.41%) Unix
7 10 (29.41%) Cognizant
7 10 (29.41%) Open Source
8 9 (26.47%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (23.53%) SDLC
9 8 (23.53%) JBoss
9 8 (23.53%) CRM
9 8 (23.53%) J2EE
9 8 (23.53%) SOAP
9 8 (23.53%) Struts
9 8 (23.53%) Web Services
9 8 (23.53%) XML
9 8 (23.53%) Chordiant
9 8 (23.53%) REST
9 8 (23.53%) Analytics
9 8 (23.53%) TDD
9 8 (23.53%) Hibernate
9 8 (23.53%) Retail Banking
9 8 (23.53%) Java EE
9 8 (23.53%) CA Endevor

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 (23.53%) JBoss
2 6 (17.65%) SAS
3 4 (11.76%) CICS
3 4 (11.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (5.88%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Kerberos
1 1 (2.94%) SSH
1 1 (2.94%) SSL
1 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (35.29%) DB2
2 6 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
2 6 (17.65%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 6 (17.65%) SAS EBI
2 6 (17.65%) SAS Visual Analytics
2 6 (17.65%) Star Schema
3 4 (11.76%) Blockchain
4 2 (5.88%) Apache Hive
4 2 (5.88%) Big Data
4 2 (5.88%) Data Lake
4 2 (5.88%) Data Mining
4 2 (5.88%) Hadoop
4 2 (5.88%) HBase
4 2 (5.88%) Impala
4 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.88%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Eclipse
1 2 (5.88%) FindBugs
1 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.88%) IntelliJ
1 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.88%) JUnit
1 2 (5.88%) Maven
1 2 (5.88%) Subversion
2 1 (2.94%) Hudson
General
1 23 (67.65%) Finance
2 22 (64.71%) Banking
3 8 (23.53%) Retail Banking
4 4 (11.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Developer
2 8 (23.53%) Architect
2 8 (23.53%) Senior Architect
2 8 (23.53%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 8 (23.53%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (20.59%) Mainframe Developer
4 6 (17.65%) COBOL Developer
4 6 (17.65%) Consultant
4 6 (17.65%) SAS Consultant
5 5 (14.71%) IBM Mainframe Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Digital Architect
6 4 (11.76%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 4 (11.76%) Digital Transformation Architect
6 4 (11.76%) Senior Digital Architect
6 4 (11.76%) Senior Manager
6 4 (11.76%) Senior Service Manager
6 4 (11.76%) Service Manager
7 3 (8.82%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (5.88%) Designer
8 2 (5.88%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) Hibernate
1 8 (23.53%) J2EE
1 8 (23.53%) Java EE
1 8 (23.53%) REST
1 8 (23.53%) SOAP
1 8 (23.53%) Struts
1 8 (23.53%) Web Services
1 8 (23.53%) XML
2 3 (8.82%) ISPF
3 2 (5.88%) Apache Avro
3 2 (5.88%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) VSAM
2 6 (17.65%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (11.76%) Management Information System
4 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.88%) Cloud Native
5 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.94%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Unix
2 6 (17.65%) Windows
3 2 (5.88%) Linux
4 1 (2.94%) HPUX
4 1 (2.94%) OpenVMS
4 1 (2.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (32.35%) DevOps
3 10 (29.41%) Open Source
4 9 (26.47%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (23.53%) Analytics
5 8 (23.53%) CRM
5 8 (23.53%) SDLC
5 8 (23.53%) TDD
6 6 (17.65%) Artificial Intelligence
6 6 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (17.65%) Creative Thinking
6 6 (17.65%) Data Analytics
6 6 (17.65%) ETL
6 6 (17.65%) Process Improvement
6 6 (17.65%) Statistics
6 6 (17.65%) Visual Analytics
7 5 (14.71%) Investment Management
7 5 (14.71%) Mentoring
7 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (11.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (44.12%) SQL
2 10 (29.41%) COBOL
3 4 (11.76%) JCL
4 3 (8.82%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.88%) REXX
6 1 (2.94%) Assembly Language
6 1 (2.94%) CLIST
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (29.41%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (5.88%) Docker
2 2 (5.88%) HDFS
3 1 (2.94%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 1 (2.94%) RACF
3 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) CA Endevor
2 2 (5.88%) Ansible
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) IBM
1 11 (32.35%) Oracle
2 10 (29.41%) Cognizant
3 8 (23.53%) Chordiant
4 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.88%) CA
5 2 (5.88%) Cloudera
5 2 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (5.88%) SAP
6 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.94%) VMware