Period
to 26 May 2018

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 6 months to 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Mainframes
England > South East
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 414 506 425
Rank change year-on-year +92 -81 +92
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 135 30 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.44% 0.10% 0.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.11% 0.27% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 108 26 147
South East median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% - -4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £80,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% - -9.09%

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 12,203 11,087 16,070
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 39.86% 37.93% 42.80%
Number of salaries quoted 9,989 9,046 13,385
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,815 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.37% -0.37% +5.26%

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Mainframe in the South East over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 26 May 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
Thames Valley +42 63 £57,500 +9.52% 7
Berkshire +42 59 £57,500 +9.52% 6
West Sussex +22 26 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Surrey +15 21 £82,500 +10.00% 1
Hampshire -29 14 £52,500 -27.59% 5
East Sussex -11 9 £62,500 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £100,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £37,500 - 1
Sussex -23 1 £70,000 -
Mainframe
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 South East region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 60 (44.44%) IBM
2 50 (37.04%) Oracle
3 47 (34.81%) IBM Mainframe
4 41 (30.37%) Java
5 35 (25.93%) COBOL
6 34 (25.19%) DB2
6 34 (25.19%) SQL
7 32 (23.70%) Middleware
7 32 (23.70%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (23.70%) Test Automation
8 28 (20.74%) Enterprise Software
9 26 (19.26%) Systems Analysis
10 25 (18.52%) SAN
11 24 (17.78%) Disaster Recovery
11 24 (17.78%) Microsoft Azure
11 24 (17.78%) Data Centre
12 23 (17.04%) Finance
13 22 (16.30%) zOS
13 22 (16.30%) Linux
13 22 (16.30%) Degree
14 21 (15.56%) Migration
15 20 (14.81%) Intel
15 20 (14.81%) Active Directory
15 20 (14.81%) Public Cloud
16 19 (14.07%) IT Strategy
16 19 (14.07%) Microsoft
16 19 (14.07%) LAN
16 19 (14.07%) Scrum
16 19 (14.07%) VMware
16 19 (14.07%) Analytics

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 18 (13.33%) Oracle Service Bus
2 16 (11.85%) SAS
3 15 (11.11%) WebSphere
4 10 (7.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (4.44%) CICS
6 3 (2.22%) CMS
6 3 (2.22%) IIS
7 2 (1.48%) Confluence
7 2 (1.48%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (5.93%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 24 (17.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (13.33%) Bluemix
2 18 (13.33%) IBM Cloud
3 6 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.22%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.74%) IaaS
5 1 (0.74%) PaaS
5 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (18.52%) SAN
2 19 (14.07%) LAN
3 18 (13.33%) DHCP
3 18 (13.33%) DNS
3 18 (13.33%) Firewall
3 18 (13.33%) WAN
4 3 (2.22%) NAS
5 1 (0.74%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (25.19%) DB2
2 19 (14.07%) Big Data
3 10 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
4 9 (6.67%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.22%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.48%) JasperReports
6 2 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.74%) Adabas
7 1 (0.74%) MySQL
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (4.44%) Eclipse
1 6 (4.44%) JUnit
2 4 (2.96%) JMeter
2 4 (2.96%) Selenium
3 3 (2.22%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.48%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.48%) JIRA
4 2 (1.48%) Subversion
5 1 (0.74%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.74%) LoadRunner
General
1 23 (17.04%) Finance
2 8 (5.93%) Retail
3 6 (4.44%) Games
4 2 (1.48%) Marketing
4 2 (1.48%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.74%) Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (27.41%) Analyst
2 36 (26.67%) Architect
3 30 (22.22%) Developer
4 25 (18.52%) Analyst Developer
5 18 (13.33%) Data Centre Architect
5 18 (13.33%) Infrastructure Architect
5 18 (13.33%) Report Analyst
5 18 (13.33%) Report Developer
5 18 (13.33%) Virtualisation Architect
6 14 (10.37%) Programmer
7 13 (9.63%) Analyst Programmer
8 11 (8.15%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (7.41%) COBOL Analyst
9 10 (7.41%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
9 10 (7.41%) COBOL Programmer
10 9 (6.67%) Post-Sales Engineer
10 9 (6.67%) Sales Engineer
11 8 (5.93%) DB2 Programmer
11 8 (5.93%) Java Engineer
11 8 (5.93%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (23.70%) Middleware
2 17 (12.59%) Web Services
3 13 (9.63%) .NET
4 12 (8.89%) REST
5 11 (8.15%) HTML
5 11 (8.15%) Spring
6 10 (7.41%) SOAP
6 10 (7.41%) XML
7 6 (4.44%) JSP
8 5 (3.70%) CSS
9 4 (2.96%) ATL
9 4 (2.96%) Kafka
10 3 (2.22%) AngularJS
10 3 (2.22%) Spring Boot
10 3 (2.22%) WebSphere MQ
11 2 (1.48%) CSS3
11 2 (1.48%) J2EE
11 2 (1.48%) JDBC
11 2 (1.48%) LDAP
11 2 (1.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 47 (34.81%) IBM Mainframe
2 28 (20.74%) Enterprise Software
3 24 (17.78%) Data Centre
4 20 (14.81%) Public Cloud
5 16 (11.85%) Computer Science
6 15 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (5.19%) Private Cloud
8 5 (3.70%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (2.96%) iSeries
9 4 (2.96%) User Experience
10 3 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (2.22%) VSAM
11 2 (1.48%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (1.48%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (1.48%) Online Games
11 2 (1.48%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (16.30%) Linux
1 22 (16.30%) zOS
2 9 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (3.70%) Unix
4 2 (1.48%) AIX
4 2 (1.48%) Windows
5 1 (0.74%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (23.70%) Agile Software Development
1 32 (23.70%) Test Automation
2 26 (19.26%) Systems Analysis
3 24 (17.78%) Disaster Recovery
4 21 (15.56%) Migration
5 19 (14.07%) Analytics
5 19 (14.07%) IT Strategy
5 19 (14.07%) Scrum
6 18 (13.33%) Big Data Analytics
6 18 (13.33%) Converged Infrastructure
6 18 (13.33%) Data Analytics
6 18 (13.33%) Strategic Thinking
7 17 (12.59%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 17 (12.59%) SDLC
7 17 (12.59%) TOGAF
7 17 (12.59%) Waterfall
8 15 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
9 14 (10.37%) TDD
10 13 (9.63%) Unit Testing
11 12 (8.89%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 41 (30.37%) Java
2 35 (25.93%) COBOL
3 34 (25.19%) SQL
4 11 (8.15%) JavaScript
5 10 (7.41%) Java 8
6 7 (5.19%) C
6 7 (5.19%) PL/1
7 6 (4.44%) REXX
8 5 (3.70%) C++
9 4 (2.96%) JCL
9 4 (2.96%) Ruby
10 3 (2.22%) Assembly Language
11 2 (1.48%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.48%) C#
11 2 (1.48%) Perl
11 2 (1.48%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.48%) Python
11 2 (1.48%) RPG
11 2 (1.48%) VB
11 2 (1.48%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (16.30%) Degree
2 16 (11.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (7.41%) Master's Degree
4 6 (4.44%) ISEB
4 6 (4.44%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.48%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.48%) PMP
5 2 (1.48%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.74%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.74%) MCSE
6 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.74%) OCP
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 18 (13.33%) Hyper-V
2 18 (13.33%) NFS
2 18 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
2 18 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (13.33%) VMware NSX
3 3 (2.22%) Docker
4 2 (1.48%) ACF2
4 2 (1.48%) RACF
4 2 (1.48%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (13.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 18 (13.33%) vCenter Server
2 10 (7.41%) HP ALM
3 4 (2.96%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (2.96%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 60 (44.44%) IBM
2 50 (37.04%) Oracle
3 20 (14.81%) Intel
4 19 (14.07%) Microsoft
4 19 (14.07%) VMware
5 18 (13.33%) CommVault
5 18 (13.33%) RedPrairie
5 18 (13.33%) Veeam
6 14 (10.37%) HP
7 10 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (7.41%) SAP
8 9 (6.67%) Ab Initio
8 9 (6.67%) Red Hat
9 5 (3.70%) EMC
10 3 (2.22%) Apigee
10 3 (2.22%) AppDynamics
10 3 (2.22%) Splunk
11 1 (0.74%) Citrix
11 1 (0.74%) Guidewire
11 1 (0.74%) Teradata