Period
to 11 July 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IBM Mainframe in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 6 months to 11 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

IBM Mainframe
England > South East
6 months to
11 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 364 510 505
Rank change year-on-year +146 -5 +52
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 14 8 50
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.10% 0.030% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.083% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 35
Median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +19.05% -27.59%
10th Percentile £46,500 £57,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £130,000 £78,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £53,371 £41,800
% change year-on-year +12.42% +27.68% -12.00%

IBM 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 the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4,930 9,694 11,120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 36.37% 36.39% 36.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3,893 7,287 8,949
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,050 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,100 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.71% +5.00% -

IBM Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing IBM Mainframe as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for IBM Mainframe in the South East

IBM Mainframe
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IBM Mainframe in the South East.

Salary trend for IBM Mainframe in the South East

IBM Mainframe
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing IBM Mainframe in the South East over the 6 months to 11 July 2020.

Salary histogram for IBM Mainframe in the South East

IBM Mainframe
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe within the South East region over the 6 months to 11 July 2020. 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
Surrey - 11 £65,000 -
Thames Valley +97 3 £63,750 +2.00%
Berkshire +84 2 £63,750 +2.00%
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
IBM Mainframe
England

For the 6 months to 11 July 2020, IT jobs citing IBM 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 South East region with a requirement for IBM Mainframe.

1 14 (100.00%) IBM
1 14 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 9 (64.29%) CICS
2 9 (64.29%) Linux
3 7 (50.00%) Web Services
3 7 (50.00%) DB2
3 7 (50.00%) Assembly Language
4 6 (42.86%) Java
4 6 (42.86%) Finance
4 6 (42.86%) WebSphere
5 5 (35.71%) Migration
5 5 (35.71%) Middleware
5 5 (35.71%) Task Automation
6 4 (28.57%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (28.57%) Epics
6 4 (28.57%) Docker
6 4 (28.57%) User Experience
6 4 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (28.57%) Six Sigma
6 4 (28.57%) Scrum
6 4 (28.57%) JIRA
6 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
6 4 (28.57%) JMeter
6 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
6 4 (28.57%) Selenium
6 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
6 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
6 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
6 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
6 4 (28.57%) REST

IBM Mainframe
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 9 (64.29%) CICS
2 6 (42.86%) WebSphere
3 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) AWS
1 2 (14.29%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 4 (28.57%) HP UFT
1 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 4 (28.57%) JIRA
1 4 (28.57%) JMeter
1 4 (28.57%) JUnit
1 4 (28.57%) LoadRunner
1 4 (28.57%) Selenium
2 2 (14.29%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) CICS Programmer
1 3 (21.43%) CICS Systems Programmer
1 3 (21.43%) Mainframe Programmer
1 3 (21.43%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
1 3 (21.43%) Programmer
1 3 (21.43%) Systems Programmer
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Mainframe Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Mainframe Test Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) CICS Expert
3 1 (7.14%) JIRA Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Mainframe Expert
3 1 (7.14%) QA Automation Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) QA Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) Web Services
2 5 (35.71%) Middleware
3 4 (28.57%) REST
3 4 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (14.29%) J2EE
4 2 (14.29%) SOAP
4 2 (14.29%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 14 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (28.57%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (28.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Migration
1 5 (35.71%) Task Automation
2 4 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (28.57%) Epics
2 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 4 (28.57%) Scrum
2 4 (28.57%) Six Sigma
2 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (14.29%) RAD
3 2 (14.29%) UML
3 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Database Tuning
4 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Assembly Language
2 6 (42.86%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
3 4 (28.57%) C
3 4 (28.57%) C#
3 4 (28.57%) C++
3 4 (28.57%) COBOL
3 4 (28.57%) Perl
3 4 (28.57%) Python
3 4 (28.57%) VB
4 2 (14.29%) HLASM
4 2 (14.29%) PL/1
4 2 (14.29%) REXX
4 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) ISEB
1 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
1 4 (28.57%) PMI Certification
1 4 (28.57%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) ACF2
1 4 (28.57%) Docker
1 4 (28.57%) RACF
2 2 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) IBM
2 4 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (14.29%) Brocade