The median annual salary for a Mainframe Programmer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Mainframe Programmer
UK
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 861 - 945
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Mainframe Programmer 3 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% - 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% - 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Median salary £60,000 - £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 - £62,500

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 81427 99650 104367
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67614 83405 85224
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Mainframe Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Mainframe Programmer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Mainframe Programmer in the UK

Mainframe Programmer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Mainframe Programmer in the UK

Mainframe Programmer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Mainframe Programmer over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Mainframe Programmer in the UK

Mainframe Programmer
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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
Douglas - 1 £50,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £70,000 -
South East - 1 £70,000 - 1
Glasgow - 1 - -
Isle of Man - 1 £50,000 -
England - 1 £70,000 - 1
Scotland - 1 - -

Mainframe Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Mainframe Programmer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Mainframe Programmer in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 9 (75.00%) COBOL
3 8 (66.67%) JCL
3 8 (66.67%) IBM
3 8 (66.67%) CICS
4 7 (58.33%) UML
4 7 (58.33%) IBM Mainframe
5 6 (50.00%) MVS
5 6 (50.00%) Unix
5 6 (50.00%) Java
5 6 (50.00%) Oracle
5 6 (50.00%) DB2
6 4 (33.33%) SQL
6 4 (33.33%) Finance
7 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (16.67%) Job Entry Subsystem
7 2 (16.67%) VSAM
7 2 (16.67%) zOS
7 2 (16.67%) Unisys
7 2 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (8.33%) SOAP
8 1 (8.33%) Web Services
8 1 (8.33%) XML
8 1 (8.33%) XSLT
8 1 (8.33%) PHP
8 1 (8.33%) HTML
8 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
8 1 (8.33%) Linux
8 1 (8.33%) OO
8 1 (8.33%) MQSeries

Mainframe Programmer Skill Set
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 8 (66.67%) CICS
2 1 (8.33%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
1 1 (8.33%) HTTPS
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) DB2
2 2 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
1 1 (8.33%) SOAP
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
1 1 (8.33%) XML
1 1 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 7 (58.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (16.67%) VSAM
4 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (8.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) MVS
1 6 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (16.67%) zOS
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) UML
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (8.33%) OO
2 1 (8.33%) SDLC
2 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) COBOL
2 8 (66.67%) JCL
3 6 (50.00%) Java
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) Assembly Language
5 1 (8.33%) C++
5 1 (8.33%) PHP
5 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) IBM
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) Unisys
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