Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Mainframes
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 318 340 296
Rank change year-on-year +22 -44 -12
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 10 3 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.099% 0.026% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 0.072% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 19
West Midlands median annual salary £26,000 - £34,500
England median annual salary £53,750 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.38% - -

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 3782 4193 3505
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 37.31% 36.52% 32.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2999 3086 2794
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 10 £26,000 -
Mainframe
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 6 (60.00%) C#
1 6 (60.00%) Java
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
1 6 (60.00%) MySQL
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
1 6 (60.00%) Middleware
1 6 (60.00%) TDD
1 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (60.00%) Knowledge Management
1 6 (60.00%) Scrum
1 6 (60.00%) Technical Architecture
1 6 (60.00%) MongoDB
1 6 (60.00%) Node.js
1 6 (60.00%) AngularJS
1 6 (60.00%) DevOps
1 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (60.00%) Kanban
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) ISPF
3 1 (10.00%) QA
3 1 (10.00%) Release Management
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
3 1 (10.00%) SAS

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (10.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) MongoDB
1 6 (60.00%) MySQL
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
1 6 (60.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
1 6 (60.00%) Graduate
1 6 (60.00%) Graduate Developer
1 6 (60.00%) Graduate Software Developer
1 6 (60.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
1 6 (60.00%) Software Developer
1 6 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Product Owner
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Operator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
1 6 (60.00%) AngularJS
1 6 (60.00%) Middleware
1 6 (60.00%) Node.js
2 1 (10.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) MVS
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) DevOps
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
1 6 (60.00%) Kanban
1 6 (60.00%) Knowledge Management
1 6 (60.00%) Scrum
1 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (60.00%) TDD
1 6 (60.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Release Management
2 1 (10.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) JCL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 1 (10.00%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Intel
2 1 (10.00%) Lotus
2 1 (10.00%) VMware