The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mainframes
Wales / South Wales
Rank 65 97 98
Rank change year-on-year +32 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 22 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.56% 0.16% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.94% 0.56% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 22 2 3
Median salary £45,269 £42,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.51% -19.04%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,269 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.59% -10.00%  

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 South Wales with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 277 359 429
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 32.17% 28.90% 36.60%
Number of salaries quoted 232 290 361
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,700 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

Mainframe
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Mainframe in South Wales

Mainframe
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Mainframe in South Wales over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Mainframe in South Wales

Mainframe
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Newport +8 6 £45,269 +6.51%
Cardiff - 6 £45,269 -
Caerphilly - 3 £45,269 -
Torfaen - 3 £45,269 -
Vale of Glamorgan - 2 £45,269 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 2 £45,269 -
Mainframe
Wales

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Wales region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 21 (87.50%) .NET
1 21 (87.50%) SQL Server
1 21 (87.50%) Java
1 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (83.33%) TDD
2 20 (83.33%) Subversion
2 20 (83.33%) Hibernate
2 20 (83.33%) Middleware
2 20 (83.33%) MVC
2 20 (83.33%) Tomcat
2 20 (83.33%) Eclipse
2 20 (83.33%) C#
2 20 (83.33%) IBM
2 20 (83.33%) IIS
2 20 (83.33%) Visual Studio
2 20 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 20 (83.33%) EJB
2 20 (83.33%) SOAP
2 20 (83.33%) Web Services
2 20 (83.33%) Spring
2 20 (83.33%) Maven
2 20 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 20 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (83.33%) WebSphere
2 20 (83.33%) .NET Framework
2 20 (83.33%) Java SE
2 20 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 20 (83.33%) BDD
2 20 (83.33%) REST
2 20 (83.33%) Customer Insight

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 20 (83.33%) IIS
1 20 (83.33%) Tomcat
1 20 (83.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 20 (83.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (83.33%) Eclipse
1 20 (83.33%) Maven
1 20 (83.33%) Subversion
1 20 (83.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) Selenium
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (83.33%) Software Engineer
2 12 (50.00%) .NET Software Engineer
2 12 (50.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 10 (41.67%) Java Engineer
3 10 (41.67%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Mainframe Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (87.50%) .NET
2 20 (83.33%) .NET Framework
2 20 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 20 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 20 (83.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 20 (83.33%) EJB
2 20 (83.33%) Hibernate
2 20 (83.33%) Java SE
2 20 (83.33%) Middleware
2 20 (83.33%) REST
2 20 (83.33%) RESTful
2 20 (83.33%) SOAP
2 20 (83.33%) Spring
2 20 (83.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (83.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (83.33%) BDD
2 20 (83.33%) Continuous Deployment
2 20 (83.33%) Customer Insight
2 20 (83.33%) MVC
2 20 (83.33%) Performance Optimisation
2 20 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 20 (83.33%) TDD
2 20 (83.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (8.33%) B2B
4 1 (4.17%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 21 (87.50%) Java
2 20 (83.33%) C#
3 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.17%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (83.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 20 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 20 (83.33%) IBM
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Unisys