The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Mainframes
England / South East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 383 344 406
Rank change year-on-year -39 +62  
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 4 99 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.028% 0.54% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.075% 1.38% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3 90 60
Median salary £80,000 £54,750 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.11% -2.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% -2.06%  

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 5357 7197 8214
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 37.00% 39.49% 38.55%
Number of salaries quoted 4449 5968 6414
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%  

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Mainframe in the South East

Mainframe
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Mainframe in the South East

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 Mainframe within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 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 +15 3 £80,000 +28.00%
Berkshire +8 1 - - 1
Mainframe
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 South East region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 13 (59.09%) IBM
2 11 (50.00%) Linux
3 10 (45.45%) COBOL
4 8 (36.36%) C
4 8 (36.36%) SQL
4 8 (36.36%) DB2
4 8 (36.36%) zOS
5 7 (31.82%) C++
5 7 (31.82%) IBM Mainframe
6 6 (27.27%) Degree
6 6 (27.27%) Java
7 5 (22.73%) Windows
7 5 (22.73%) Assembly Language
7 5 (22.73%) REXX
7 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
7 5 (22.73%) RACF
7 5 (22.73%) Migration
7 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (18.18%) Identity Access Management
8 4 (18.18%) CICS
8 4 (18.18%) Tandem
8 4 (18.18%) Finance
8 4 (18.18%) JIRA
8 4 (18.18%) HP
8 4 (18.18%) Unix
8 4 (18.18%) C#
8 4 (18.18%) VB
9 3 (13.64%) Oracle

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 4 (18.18%) CICS
2 2 (9.09%) Tuxedo
3 1 (4.55%) MQSeries
3 1 (4.55%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) DB2
2 3 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
3 2 (9.09%) Adabas
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.55%) Big Data
4 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.55%) MySQL
4 1 (4.55%) NonStop SQL
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) JIRA
2 3 (13.64%) HP UFT
2 3 (13.64%) LoadRunner
3 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.55%) Maven
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Marketing
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Legal
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) COBOL Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) QA Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Senior Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Data Migration Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) DBA
3 2 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Migration Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL DBA
3 2 (9.09%) Presales Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Presales Linux Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Programmer
3 2 (9.09%) Supply Chain Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Unix Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Middleware
1 2 (9.09%) REST
1 2 (9.09%) SOAP
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) Apache Camel
2 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
2 1 (4.55%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) J2EE
2 1 (4.55%) Java EE
2 1 (4.55%) JPA
2 1 (4.55%) JSON
2 1 (4.55%) ODBC
2 1 (4.55%) Spring
2 1 (4.55%) Spring MVC
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) IBM Mainframe
2 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (18.18%) Tandem
3 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (13.64%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (9.09%) Private Cloud
5 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
5 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
5 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Linux
2 8 (36.36%) zOS
3 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (22.73%) Windows
4 4 (18.18%) Unix
5 2 (9.09%) AIX
6 1 (4.55%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (22.73%) Migration
2 4 (18.18%) Identity Access Management
3 3 (13.64%) Data Analysis
3 3 (13.64%) Release Management
3 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
3 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
4 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (9.09%) High Availability
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL
4 2 (9.09%) ITSM
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (9.09%) Presales
4 2 (9.09%) Product Management
4 2 (9.09%) Project Management
4 2 (9.09%) Service Management
4 2 (9.09%) SOA
4 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) COBOL
2 8 (36.36%) C
2 8 (36.36%) SQL
3 7 (31.82%) C++
4 6 (27.27%) Java
5 5 (22.73%) Assembly Language
5 5 (22.73%) REXX
6 4 (18.18%) C#
6 4 (18.18%) VB
7 3 (13.64%) JCL
7 3 (13.64%) VBScript
8 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
9 1 (4.55%) MATLAB
9 1 (4.55%) R
9 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.55%) PMP
3 1 (4.55%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) RACF
2 3 (13.64%) XYGATE
3 1 (4.55%) ACF2
3 1 (4.55%) Docker
3 1 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.55%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) IBM
2 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
3 4 (18.18%) HP
4 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle
5 2 (9.09%) CommVault
5 2 (9.09%) Micro Focus
6 1 (4.55%) Apigee
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