Period
to 22 August 2019

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 22 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Mainframes
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 74 83 -
Rank change year-on-year +9 - +81
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 4 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.55% 0.91% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.56% 2.04% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 0
Watford median annual salary £54,000 £43,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.43% - -
Hertfordshire median annual salary £54,000 £43,750 -
% change year-on-year +23.43% - -

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 257 393 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 35.35% 44.81% 38.10%
Number of salaries quoted 168 329 317
Watford median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,300 £27,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £77,750 £67,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,150 £52,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year -4.48% +12.90% +3.33%

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 22 August 2019, 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 (100.00%) COBOL
1 4 (100.00%) DB2
1 4 (100.00%) ATM
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 4 (100.00%) zOS
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
1 4 (100.00%) Retail Banking
1 4 (100.00%) Wealth Management
1 4 (100.00%) Greenfield Project
1 4 (100.00%) Problem-Solving

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
1 4 (100.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Assembler Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe Assembler Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe Developer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 4 (100.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 4 (100.00%) COBOL
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft