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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

IBM Mainframe
England / South East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 393 412 477
Rank change year-on-year +19 +65  
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 3 28 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.021% 0.15% 0.033%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.055% 0.38% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 3 28 6
Median salary £80,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +20.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £80,000 £60,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +33.33% +26.31%  

IBM Mainframe is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5460 7278 8116
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 37.32% 39.40% 38.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4531 6040 6358
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

IBM Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing IBM Mainframe as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for IBM Mainframe in the South East

IBM Mainframe
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe in the South East.

Salary trend 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +24 3 £80,000 +28.00%
IBM Mainframe
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing IBM 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 South East region with a requirement for IBM Mainframe.

1 7 (100.00%) IBM
1 7 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (71.43%) zOS
2 5 (71.43%) RACF
3 4 (57.14%) HP
3 4 (57.14%) Tandem
3 4 (57.14%) Identity Access Management
4 3 (42.86%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (42.86%) XYGATE
4 3 (42.86%) Release Management
4 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 3 (42.86%) QA
4 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 3 (42.86%) JIRA
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 3 (42.86%) DB2
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) C
4 3 (42.86%) C#
4 3 (42.86%) C++
4 3 (42.86%) COBOL
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) VBScript
4 3 (42.86%) VB
4 3 (42.86%) HP UFT
4 3 (42.86%) LoadRunner
4 3 (42.86%) REXX

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 1 (14.29%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) DB2
2 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (14.29%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) HP UFT
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
1 3 (42.86%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) QA Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Applications Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) DBA
2 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) ODBC
1 1 (14.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (57.14%) Tandem
3 3 (42.86%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) zOS
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Identity Access Management
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Release Management
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) High Availability
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security
4 1 (14.29%) Mathematical Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C
1 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) C++
1 3 (42.86%) COBOL
1 3 (42.86%) REXX
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) VB
1 3 (42.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
2 1 (14.29%) PMP
2 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) RACF
2 3 (42.86%) XYGATE
3 1 (14.29%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) IBM
2 4 (57.14%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat