The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mainframes
England / West Midlands
Rank 209 228 201
Rank change year-on-year +19 -27  
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 1 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.021% 0.15% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.060% 0.41% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 15
Median salary - £60,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +60.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,269 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.59% -10.00%  

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 1664 2195 1653
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 35.28% 35.82% 32.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1272 1629 1405
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
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%  

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Mainframe as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Mainframe in the West Midlands

Mainframe
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Mainframe in the West Midlands

Mainframe
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 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
Coventry - 1 - -
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing Mainframe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Development
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) CA Gen
2 1 (33.33%) ACF2
2 1 (33.33%) WebEx
2 1 (33.33%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 1 (33.33%) Presales
2 1 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) MS Project
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) CICS
2 1 (33.33%) CA
2 1 (33.33%) zOS
2 1 (33.33%) RACF
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (33.33%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) CA Gen
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Junior
1 1 (33.33%) Junior Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Junior Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Business Development
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Presales
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) UML
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) ACF2
1 1 (33.33%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 1 (33.33%) RACF
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) CA
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