Period
to 10 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Mainframe over the 6 months to 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Mainframes
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 - 88
Rank change year-on-year - +88 +13
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 8 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.83% - 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.76% - 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Watford median annual salary £55,000 - -
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 - -

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 Watford with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 454 417 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 47.34% 44.60% 40.30%
Number of salaries quoted 361 347 316
Watford median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,400 £25,625
90th Percentile £91,250 £67,500 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Mainframe in Watford

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Mainframe in Watford

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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 Watford region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 4 (50.00%) DB2
1 4 (50.00%) OOP
1 4 (50.00%) OO
1 4 (50.00%) SOA
1 4 (50.00%) ATM
1 4 (50.00%) IBM
1 4 (50.00%) Assembly Language
1 4 (50.00%) zOS
1 4 (50.00%) C#
1 4 (50.00%) COBOL
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
1 4 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 4 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 4 (50.00%) Open Source
1 4 (50.00%) Fintech
1 4 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (12.50%) RAD
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) AngularJS

Mainframe
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) DB2
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Fintech
1 4 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 4 (50.00%) OO
1 4 (50.00%) OOP
1 4 (50.00%) Open Source
1 4 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
1 4 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Assembly Language
1 4 (50.00%) C#
1 4 (50.00%) COBOL
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) IBM