Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Mainframes
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 - 89
Rank change year-on-year - +89 +15
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 8 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.84% - 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.62% - 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 2
Watford median annual salary £55,000 - £37,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 - £38,000

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 494 468 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 51.78% 45.61% 42.89%
Number of salaries quoted 400 376 343
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,375 £25,100
90th Percentile £87,575 £68,750 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 17 October 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