Period
to 2 July 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Mainframe over the 6 months to 2 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Mainframes
South East > Surrey
6 months to
2 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 120 205 228
Rank change year-on-year +85 +23 +10
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 22 16 17
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Surrey 1.05% 0.36% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.74% 0.96% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 22 18 17
Median annual salary £80,000 £88,750 £82,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.86% +7.58% +3.13%
10th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £71,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £102,500 £95,500
South East median annual salary £60,000 £67,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +17.39% -6.12%

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 Surrey with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Surrey
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 802 1,670 1,927
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 38.23% 38.01% 36.54%
Number of salaries quoted 693 1,330 1,547
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.79% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,750 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £81,250 £74,000
South East median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing Mainframe as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Mainframe in Surrey

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Surrey

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Mainframe in Surrey.

Salary trend for Mainframe in Surrey

Mainframe
Salary Histogram in Surrey

Salary distribution for jobs citing Mainframe in Surrey over the 6 months to 2 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Mainframe in Surrey

Mainframe
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 2 July 2020. 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
Woking - 5 £60,000 -
Staines -5 2 £45,000 -45.12%
Redhill +5 1 £72,000 -17.71%
Mainframe
South East

For the 6 months to 2 July 2020, 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 19 (86.36%) Linux
2 15 (68.18%) CICS
2 15 (68.18%) Git (software)
2 15 (68.18%) Test Automation
2 15 (68.18%) Jenkins
3 14 (63.64%) Continuous Delivery
3 14 (63.64%) Epics
3 14 (63.64%) Software Engineering
3 14 (63.64%) JIRA
4 13 (59.09%) IBM
4 13 (59.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (54.55%) IBM Mainframe
6 11 (50.00%) Test Scripting
7 10 (45.45%) Bash Shell
7 10 (45.45%) Task Automation
7 10 (45.45%) Linux Command Line
7 10 (45.45%) JMeter
8 9 (40.91%) Middleware
8 9 (40.91%) Python
8 9 (40.91%) Assembly Language
8 9 (40.91%) C
8 9 (40.91%) C#
8 9 (40.91%) C++
8 9 (40.91%) Java
8 9 (40.91%) Perl
8 9 (40.91%) VB
8 9 (40.91%) DB2
8 9 (40.91%) REST
8 9 (40.91%) QA
9 8 (36.36%) Selenium

Mainframe
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 15 (68.18%) CICS
2 8 (36.36%) WebSphere
3 3 (13.64%) JBoss
3 3 (13.64%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 8 (36.36%) AWS
1 8 (36.36%) Azure
2 4 (18.18%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) DB2
2 7 (31.82%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (68.18%) Git (software)
1 15 (68.18%) Jenkins
2 14 (63.64%) JIRA
3 10 (45.45%) JMeter
4 8 (36.36%) Selenium
5 6 (27.27%) HP UFT
6 5 (22.73%) JUnit
6 5 (22.73%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) QA Engineer
1 8 (36.36%) Test Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) QA Test Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Automation Test Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) CICS Programmer
3 3 (13.64%) CICS Systems Programmer
3 3 (13.64%) Mainframe Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Mainframe Programmer
3 3 (13.64%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
3 3 (13.64%) Mainframe Test Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Performance Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Performance Test Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Programmer
3 3 (13.64%) Software Test Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Systems Programmer
3 3 (13.64%) Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) CICS Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) Middleware
1 9 (40.91%) REST
2 5 (22.73%) Web Services
2 5 (22.73%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (13.64%) J2EE
3 3 (13.64%) Java EE
3 3 (13.64%) JDBC
3 3 (13.64%) JTA
4 1 (4.55%) .NET
4 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.55%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (54.55%) IBM Mainframe
2 10 (45.45%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (27.27%) User Experience
4 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
5 1 (4.55%) LPAR
5 1 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (4.55%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 19 (86.36%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) zOS
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Test Automation
2 14 (63.64%) Continuous Delivery
2 14 (63.64%) Epics
2 14 (63.64%) Software Engineering
3 13 (59.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 11 (50.00%) Test Scripting
5 10 (45.45%) Task Automation
6 6 (27.27%) Migration
6 6 (27.27%) PRINCE2
6 6 (27.27%) Scrum
6 6 (27.27%) Six Sigma
7 5 (22.73%) Test Strategy
8 4 (18.18%) Open Source
8 4 (18.18%) Performance Engineering
8 4 (18.18%) Performance Metrics
8 4 (18.18%) Performance Testing
8 4 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (13.64%) Memory Management
9 3 (13.64%) OO
9 3 (13.64%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) Bash Shell
2 9 (40.91%) Assembly Language
2 9 (40.91%) C
2 9 (40.91%) C#
2 9 (40.91%) C++
2 9 (40.91%) Java
2 9 (40.91%) Perl
2 9 (40.91%) Python
2 9 (40.91%) VB
3 7 (31.82%) COBOL
3 7 (31.82%) SQL
4 5 (22.73%) PL/1
5 4 (18.18%) HLASM
5 4 (18.18%) JCL
5 4 (18.18%) REXX
6 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) ISTQB
2 6 (27.27%) ISEB
2 6 (27.27%) PMI Certification
2 6 (27.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (40.91%) QA
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) RACF
2 6 (27.27%) ACF2
2 6 (27.27%) Docker
3 2 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (4.55%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 1 (4.55%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) IBM
2 5 (22.73%) HP
3 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
4 2 (9.09%) Brocade
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle