The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IBM Mainframe in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IBM 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
IBM Mainframe
England / South West
Rank - 244 240
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 0 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.14% 0.084%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.36% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 0
Median salary - £42,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £42,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year +64.70% -12.82%  

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 West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1710 2250 1924
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 34.10% 38.57% 32.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1386 1708 1517
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,450 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £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 West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 West

IBM Mainframe
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for IBM Mainframe in the South West

IBM Mainframe
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the South West

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

1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 4 (100.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 4 (100.00%) RACF
1 4 (100.00%) JCL
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (100.00%) ISPF
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) SDLC
1 4 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
1 4 (100.00%) Defect Management

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 4 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) SDLC
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JCL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) RACF
1 4 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
1 4 (100.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) IBM