The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mainframes
England / South West
Rank 219 228 222
Rank change year-on-year +9 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 13 25 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.26% 0.43% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.76% 1.10% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 12 23 12
Median salary £45,269 £39,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.60% +9.72%  
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 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 1716 2270 1936
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 34.16% 38.63% 32.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1391 1722 1519
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £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%  

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Mainframe
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Mainframe in the South West

Mainframe
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Mainframe in the South West over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Mainframe in the South West

Mainframe
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 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
Gloucestershire - 7 £45,269 -
Bristol 0 3 £45,269 +6.51% 2
Dorset - 2 £43,750 -
Wiltshire +4 1 £58,145 +50.89%
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 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 West region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 16 (72.73%) Java
2 14 (63.64%) IBM
2 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (45.45%) TDD
3 10 (45.45%) Hibernate
3 10 (45.45%) MVC
3 10 (45.45%) Subversion
3 10 (45.45%) Spring
3 10 (45.45%) Maven
3 10 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (45.45%) WebSphere
3 10 (45.45%) .NET Framework
3 10 (45.45%) Java SE
3 10 (45.45%) Middleware
3 10 (45.45%) Tomcat
3 10 (45.45%) Eclipse
3 10 (45.45%) C#
3 10 (45.45%) .NET
3 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
3 10 (45.45%) IIS
3 10 (45.45%) Visual Studio
3 10 (45.45%) ASP.NET
3 10 (45.45%) EJB
3 10 (45.45%) SOAP
3 10 (45.45%) Web Services
3 10 (45.45%) Software Engineering
3 10 (45.45%) Unit Testing
3 10 (45.45%) RESTful
3 10 (45.45%) BDD
3 10 (45.45%) REST

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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (45.45%) IIS
1 10 (45.45%) Tomcat
1 10 (45.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
1 3 (13.64%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
1 10 (45.45%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Eclipse
1 10 (45.45%) Maven
1 10 (45.45%) Subversion
1 10 (45.45%) Visual Studio
2 3 (13.64%) JIRA
2 3 (13.64%) LoadRunner
2 3 (13.64%) Selenium
2 3 (13.64%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
2 3 (13.64%) Billing
2 3 (13.64%) Investment Banking
2 3 (13.64%) Legal
2 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Software Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Test Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Java Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) Java Software Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) .NET Software Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Incident Manager
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL Incident Manager
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Operations Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Production Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) .NET
1 10 (45.45%) .NET Framework
1 10 (45.45%) ASP.NET
1 10 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
1 10 (45.45%) ASP.NET Web API
1 10 (45.45%) EJB
1 10 (45.45%) Hibernate
1 10 (45.45%) Java SE
1 10 (45.45%) Middleware
1 10 (45.45%) REST
1 10 (45.45%) RESTful
1 10 (45.45%) SOAP
1 10 (45.45%) Spring
1 10 (45.45%) Web Services
2 4 (18.18%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) User Experience
2 4 (18.18%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (13.64%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.55%) CMDB
4 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
1 3 (13.64%) Unix
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) BDD
2 10 (45.45%) Continuous Deployment
2 10 (45.45%) Customer Insight
2 10 (45.45%) MVC
2 10 (45.45%) Performance Optimisation
2 10 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 10 (45.45%) TDD
2 10 (45.45%) Unit Testing
3 7 (31.82%) SDLC
3 7 (31.82%) Software Testing
3 7 (31.82%) Test Scripting
3 7 (31.82%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Defect Management
4 4 (18.18%) Incident Management
4 4 (18.18%) Integration Testing
4 4 (18.18%) ITIL
4 4 (18.18%) Problem Management
4 4 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) Java
2 10 (45.45%) C#
3 4 (18.18%) JCL
4 3 (13.64%) C
4 3 (13.64%) Perl
4 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
4 3 (13.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) ISTQB
2 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (45.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 10 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (27.27%) QA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) RACF
1 4 (18.18%) Time Sharing Option
1 4 (18.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) NDS
2 3 (13.64%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Tivoli
2 3 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (4.55%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) IBM
2 3 (13.64%) HP
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Peregrine
3 1 (4.55%) Sun
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