Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Mainframes
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 150 92
Rank change year-on-year +36 -58 +34
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 33 2 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.58% 0.093% 3.06%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.81% 0.26% 8.09%
Number of salaries quoted 32 2 77
West Sussex median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -27.27% -5.98%
10th Percentile £35,225 £40,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,250 £40,000 £65,000
South East median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -

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 867 756 977
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 41.54% 35.21% 37.84%
Number of salaries quoted 737 722 918
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,150 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £63,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.95% -2.22% +3.45%

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 - 16 £41,500 -
Crawley +26 9 £55,000 +37.50%
Gatwick - 3 £47,500 -
Mainframe
South East

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 19 (57.58%) Finance
2 16 (48.48%) TDD
3 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (39.39%) Test Automation
4 12 (36.36%) SDLC
4 12 (36.36%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (36.36%) Degree
4 12 (36.36%) Computer Science
4 12 (36.36%) Regression Testing
4 12 (36.36%) COBOL
4 12 (36.36%) Java
5 11 (33.33%) RAD
5 11 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
5 11 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 11 (33.33%) Integration Testing
5 11 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 11 (33.33%) Functional Testing
6 10 (30.30%) IBM Mainframe
6 10 (30.30%) IBM
7 9 (27.27%) DB2
7 9 (27.27%) Manual Testing
7 9 (27.27%) Performance Testing
7 9 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (27.27%) Analytical Thinking
7 9 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (24.24%) Master's Degree
8 8 (24.24%) Compatibility Testing
8 8 (24.24%) Mathematics
8 8 (24.24%) Unix
8 8 (24.24%) Web Services

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 (9.09%) CICS
1 3 (9.09%) CMS
1 3 (9.09%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) LAN
1 4 (12.12%) MPLS
1 4 (12.12%) VPN
1 4 (12.12%) WAN
2 1 (3.03%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) JUnit
2 3 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 3 (9.09%) Eclipse
2 3 (9.09%) JMeter
2 3 (9.09%) Selenium
3 1 (3.03%) Mockito
General
1 19 (57.58%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Games
3 4 (12.12%) Back Office
3 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Test Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Java Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Senior Java Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) z/OS Specialist
4 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (12.12%) Network Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (12.12%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (12.12%) Network Manager
4 4 (12.12%) Network Project Manager
4 4 (12.12%) Project Manager
4 4 (12.12%) QA Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) QA Test Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Mainframe Tester
5 3 (9.09%) Tester
6 2 (6.06%) Systems Tester
7 1 (3.03%) QA Tester
7 1 (3.03%) Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) Web Services
2 4 (12.12%) AngularJS
2 4 (12.12%) Kafka
2 4 (12.12%) Spring
3 3 (9.09%) CSS
3 3 (9.09%) HTML
3 3 (9.09%) Spring Boot
4 1 (3.03%) React
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 10 (30.30%) IBM Mainframe
3 9 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (21.21%) iSeries
5 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
6 3 (9.09%) VSAM
7 2 (6.06%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Unix
2 6 (18.18%) Windows
3 5 (15.15%) zOS
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) TDD
2 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (39.39%) Test Automation
3 12 (36.36%) Regression Testing
3 12 (36.36%) SDLC
4 11 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 11 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 11 (33.33%) RAD
4 11 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
4 11 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 11 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 9 (27.27%) Analytical Thinking
5 9 (27.27%) Manual Testing
5 9 (27.27%) Performance Testing
5 9 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (24.24%) Compatibility Testing
6 8 (24.24%) Mathematics
7 5 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (15.15%) High Availability
8 4 (12.12%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) COBOL
1 12 (36.36%) Java
2 6 (18.18%) SQL
3 4 (12.12%) C
3 4 (12.12%) Java 8
3 4 (12.12%) REXX
3 4 (12.12%) Ruby
4 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.09%) JCL
5 1 (3.03%) RPG
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) Computer Science Degree
1 12 (36.36%) Degree
2 8 (24.24%) Master's Degree
3 3 (9.09%) ISEB
3 3 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) QA
2 4 (12.12%) PMBOK
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (12.12%) XenApp
1 4 (12.12%) XenDesktop
2 3 (9.09%) Docker
3 1 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Kubernetes
1 4 (12.12%) SCCM
2 3 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) IBM
2 4 (12.12%) Cisco
2 4 (12.12%) Citrix
2 4 (12.12%) VMware
3 3 (9.09%) Apigee
3 3 (9.09%) AppDynamics
3 3 (9.09%) HP
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle
3 3 (9.09%) Splunk