Period
to 25 April 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Mainframe over the 6 months to 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Mainframes
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 136 80
Rank change year-on-year +11 -56 +48
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 24 8 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.20% 0.37% 3.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.03% 1.13% 8.12%
Number of salaries quoted 22 8 64
West Sussex median annual salary £46,250 £40,000 £56,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.63% -28.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £35,000 £28,750 £33,625
90th Percentile £61,250 £59,800 £65,000
South East median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - -12.50%

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 West Sussex with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 792 706 973
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 39.62% 32.85% 41.42%
Number of salaries quoted 678 632 896
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £63,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.12% -1.11% +5.41%

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Mainframe in West Sussex

Mainframe
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for Mainframe in West Sussex

Mainframe
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Mainframe in West Sussex over the 6 months to 25 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Mainframe in West Sussex

Mainframe
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 25 April 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
Burgess Hill - 14 £41,500 - 1
Crawley +12 3 £55,000 +37.50%
Gatwick - 3 £47,500 -
Horsham - 1 - -
Mainframe
South East

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Sussex region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 14 (58.33%) TDD
2 13 (54.17%) Finance
3 11 (45.83%) Degree
3 11 (45.83%) Computer Science
3 11 (45.83%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (41.67%) Functional Testing
4 10 (41.67%) System Integration Testing
4 10 (41.67%) SDLC
4 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (41.67%) Unit Testing
4 10 (41.67%) Integration Testing
4 10 (41.67%) Test Automation
4 10 (41.67%) Waterfall
4 10 (41.67%) RAD
4 10 (41.67%) Regression Testing
4 10 (41.67%) COBOL
4 10 (41.67%) Java
5 8 (33.33%) IBM
5 8 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
5 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (29.17%) Analytical Thinking
6 7 (29.17%) Master's Degree
6 7 (29.17%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (29.17%) Manual Testing
6 7 (29.17%) Mathematics
6 7 (29.17%) Performance Testing
6 7 (29.17%) Compatibility Testing
6 7 (29.17%) QA
6 7 (29.17%) Web Services
6 7 (29.17%) DB2

Mainframe
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 3 (12.50%) CICS
1 3 (12.50%) IIS
2 2 (8.33%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (8.33%) JMeter
2 2 (8.33%) JUnit
2 2 (8.33%) Selenium
General
1 13 (54.17%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Java Engineer
1 7 (29.17%) Test Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Senior Java Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) QA Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) QA Test Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Mainframe Tester
4 3 (12.50%) Tester
4 3 (12.50%) z/OS Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Java Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Mainframe Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Mainframe Programmer
6 1 (4.17%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
6 1 (4.17%) Programmer
6 1 (4.17%) QA Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) Web Services
2 3 (12.50%) Kafka
3 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (8.33%) CSS
3 2 (8.33%) HTML
3 2 (8.33%) Spring
3 2 (8.33%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Computer Science
2 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (12.50%) iSeries
3 3 (12.50%) VSAM
4 2 (8.33%) Online Games
5 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
5 1 (4.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Unix
1 3 (12.50%) zOS
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) TDD
2 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) Functional Testing
2 10 (41.67%) Integration Testing
2 10 (41.67%) RAD
2 10 (41.67%) Regression Testing
2 10 (41.67%) SDLC
2 10 (41.67%) System Integration Testing
2 10 (41.67%) Test Automation
2 10 (41.67%) Unit Testing
2 10 (41.67%) Waterfall
3 7 (29.17%) Analytical Thinking
3 7 (29.17%) Compatibility Testing
3 7 (29.17%) Manual Testing
3 7 (29.17%) Mathematics
3 7 (29.17%) Performance Testing
3 7 (29.17%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (16.67%) High Availability
5 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) COBOL
1 10 (41.67%) Java
2 6 (25.00%) SQL
3 4 (16.67%) JCL
3 4 (16.67%) Ruby
4 3 (12.50%) Java 8
4 3 (12.50%) REXX
5 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.17%) RPG
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) Computer Science Degree
1 11 (45.83%) Degree
2 7 (29.17%) Master's Degree
3 3 (12.50%) ISEB
3 3 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (12.50%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) IBM
2 3 (12.50%) HP
3 2 (8.33%) Apigee
3 2 (8.33%) AppDynamics
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) Splunk