The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IBM Mainframe in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

IBM Mainframe
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 860 881 919
Rank change year-on-year +21 +38  
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 14 66 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.067% 0.062%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.038% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 12 35 46
Median salary £46,250 £60,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.91% +23.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,700 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £64,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £64,500 £60,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +7.50% +29.03%  

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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 37332 40904 45376
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.03% 41.47% 40.91%
Number of salaries quoted 29237 33478 36186
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

IBM Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

IBM Mainframe
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for IBM Mainframe in the UK

IBM Mainframe
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for IBM Mainframe in the UK

IBM Mainframe
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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
England +5 13 £45,000 -25.00% 1
London +15 6 £45,000 -30.76% 1
City of London +22 4 £45,000 -
Surrey +31 3 £80,000 +28.00%
South East +17 3 £80,000 +33.33%
Cheshire - 3 £45,000 -
North West - 3 £45,000 -
Knutsford - 3 £45,000 -
East Midlands +24 1 - -
Glasgow +10 1 £49,000 +113.04%
Scotland +9 1 £49,000 +113.04%
Woking - 1 £80,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 with a requirement for IBM Mainframe.

1 23 (100.00%) IBM
1 23 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 10 (43.48%) Finance
3 8 (34.78%) AS400
4 7 (30.43%) COBOL
4 7 (30.43%) SQL
4 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
5 6 (26.09%) QA
5 6 (26.09%) DB2
5 6 (26.09%) Unix
6 5 (21.74%) IBM Notes
6 5 (21.74%) Client/Server
6 5 (21.74%) MS Visio
6 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
6 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (21.74%) C#
6 5 (21.74%) OS/390
6 5 (21.74%) zOS
6 5 (21.74%) Tivoli
6 5 (21.74%) Tivoli NetView
6 5 (21.74%) BMC PATROL
6 5 (21.74%) RACF
6 5 (21.74%) Lotus
6 5 (21.74%) Front Office
6 5 (21.74%) Degree
6 5 (21.74%) JIRA
6 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
6 5 (21.74%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (17.39%) Identity Access Management

IBM Mainframe
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 5 (21.74%) IBM Notes
2 4 (17.39%) CICS
3 1 (4.35%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (21.74%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) DB2
2 2 (8.70%) IMS/DB
2 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) Easytrieve
3 1 (4.35%) MySQL
3 1 (4.35%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) JIRA
2 3 (13.04%) HP UFT
2 3 (13.04%) LoadRunner
3 2 (8.70%) Hudson
3 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.70%) Mercurial
3 2 (8.70%) NUnit
3 2 (8.70%) Selenium
3 2 (8.70%) Selenium IDE
3 2 (8.70%) SpecFlow
3 2 (8.70%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Front Office
3 3 (13.04%) Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 4 (17.39%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (17.39%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Asset Management Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) QA Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Support Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Designer
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) DBA
4 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL DBA
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Mainframe Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Mainframe Designer
5 1 (4.35%) Risk Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) SAS Credit Risk Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) SAS Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Web Services
2 2 (8.70%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
2 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (4.35%) J2EE
3 1 (4.35%) ODBC
3 1 (4.35%) REST
3 1 (4.35%) XML
3 1 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 8 (34.78%) AS400
3 5 (21.74%) Client/Server
4 4 (17.39%) Tandem
5 3 (13.04%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
7 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (4.35%) Credit Risk
7 1 (4.35%) DataPower
7 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (4.35%) iSeries
7 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Unix
2 5 (21.74%) OS/390
2 5 (21.74%) zOS
3 4 (17.39%) Windows
4 3 (13.04%) Linux
4 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
3 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
4 4 (17.39%) Asset Management
4 4 (17.39%) Identity Access Management
4 4 (17.39%) Project Management
4 4 (17.39%) SDLC
5 3 (13.04%) High Availability
5 3 (13.04%) Release Management
5 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
6 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.70%) IT Strategy
6 2 (8.70%) Manual Testing
6 2 (8.70%) MVC
6 2 (8.70%) Performance Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (8.70%) Security Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) COBOL
1 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) C#
3 4 (17.39%) C++
4 3 (13.04%) C
4 3 (13.04%) REXX
4 3 (13.04%) VB
4 3 (13.04%) VBScript
5 2 (8.70%) Java
5 2 (8.70%) JCL
6 1 (4.35%) PHP
6 1 (4.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.35%) PMP
3 1 (4.35%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) RACF
1 5 (21.74%) Virtual Desktop
2 3 (13.04%) XYGATE
3 1 (4.35%) ACF2
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) BMC PATROL
1 5 (21.74%) Tivoli
1 5 (21.74%) Tivoli NetView
2 1 (4.35%) CA Endevor
2 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) IBM
2 5 (21.74%) Lotus
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 4 (17.39%) HP
4 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle
6 1 (4.35%) VMware
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