Period
to 23 May 2018

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 6 months to 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Mainframes
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 298 308 334
Rank change year-on-year +10 +26 -65
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 6 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.064% 0.093% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.24% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 9
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £26,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.23% -51.40% +42.67%
10th Percentile £36,250 £26,000 £34,067
90th Percentile £48,425 £26,000 £69,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% - -13.04%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,636 3,787 4,583
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 38.92% 39.30% 38.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2,566 2,946 3,413
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.01% -1.00% +5.26%

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Mainframe as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Mainframe in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 23 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +8 2 - -
Coventry -6 2 £47,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £37,500 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Mainframe
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) iSeries
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) OCP
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (16.67%) NHS
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) VB
3 1 (16.67%) VBA
3 1 (16.67%) MySQL
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Games
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) VB6
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint

Mainframe
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Auditor
1 1 (16.67%) Chief Information Officer
1 1 (16.67%) CIO
1 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) DBA
1 1 (16.67%) Developer
1 1 (16.67%) IT Auditor
1 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
1 1 (16.67%) Product Owner
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) iSeries
3 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) NHS
3 1 (16.67%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Business Development
1 1 (16.67%) Contract Management
1 1 (16.67%) Feasibility Study
1 1 (16.67%) Information Security
1 1 (16.67%) IT Audit
1 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
1 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
1 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
1 1 (16.67%) SDLC
1 1 (16.67%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) VB
2 1 (16.67%) VB6
2 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Master's Degree
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) OCP
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) VMware