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 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Mainframes
South East / Surrey
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 179 220
Rank change year-on-year +22 +41  
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 3 19 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.11% 0.52% 0.022%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% 1.25% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 3 19 1
Median salary £80,000 £62,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.00% +108.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £53,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £63,750 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.52% -  

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 Surrey with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Surrey
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 998 1523 1871
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 36.79% 41.57% 40.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1259 1855 2409
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £68,000 £68,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Mainframe in Surrey

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend 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 3 months to 29 June 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
Woking - 1 £80,000 -
Mainframe
South East

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 5 (100.00%) C
1 5 (100.00%) COBOL
1 5 (100.00%) DB2
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) Release Management
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) VBScript
2 3 (60.00%) VB
2 3 (60.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (60.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (60.00%) REXX
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) zOS
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) CICS
2 3 (60.00%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (40.00%) High Availability
3 2 (40.00%) Presales

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 3 (60.00%) CICS
2 2 (40.00%) Tuxedo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) DB2
2 2 (40.00%) Adabas
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
1 3 (60.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) QA Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Applications Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Data Migration Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) DBA
2 2 (40.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Migration Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL DBA
2 2 (40.00%) Presales Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Presales Linux Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Unix Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) ODBC
1 1 (20.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 3 (60.00%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (60.00%) zOS
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Release Management
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (40.00%) High Availability
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) Presales
2 2 (40.00%) Product Management
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Mathematical Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C
1 5 (100.00%) COBOL
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) REXX
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) VB
2 3 (60.00%) VBScript
3 2 (40.00%) Assembly Language
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (20.00%) PMP
3 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) ACF2
1 1 (20.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) HP
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) Micro Focus
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle