The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IBM Mainframe in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Mainframe
England / West Midlands
Rank - - 214
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - - 0.039%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Median salary - - £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +64.70% -10.52%  

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1656 2217 1701
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 35.07% 36.03% 33.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1276 1645 1445
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.96%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

IBM Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

IBM Mainframe
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for IBM Mainframe in the West Midlands