Period
to 27 May 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Mainframe over the 6 months to 27 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Mainframes
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 174 281 299
Rank change year-on-year +107 +18 +22
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 35 15 12
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.76% 0.20% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.34% 0.54% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 23 4 18
Median annual salary £46,000 £46,000 £82,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -43.90% +241.67%
10th Percentile £43,000 £33,975 £67,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,750 £99,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,497 2,799 3,075
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 32.64% 37.47% 31.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1,217 2,139 2,520
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £68,950 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Mainframe as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Mainframe in Yorkshire

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Mainframe in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Mainframe in Yorkshire

Mainframe
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Mainframe in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 27 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Mainframe in Yorkshire

Mainframe
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 27 May 2020. 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
West Yorkshire +74 32 £46,000 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £60,000 -
Mainframe
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2020, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 25 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (65.71%) DevOps
3 19 (54.29%) Software Engineering
3 19 (54.29%) IBM
4 17 (48.57%) Scrum
4 17 (48.57%) Waterfall
5 15 (42.86%) Confluence
5 15 (42.86%) JIRA
5 15 (42.86%) Kanban
5 15 (42.86%) Windows
6 13 (37.14%) SDLC
7 12 (34.29%) COBOL
7 12 (34.29%) Java
7 12 (34.29%) Banking
8 11 (31.43%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (31.43%) Unisys
8 11 (31.43%) Windows Server
9 10 (28.57%) JCL
9 10 (28.57%) Oracle
9 10 (28.57%) SQL
10 9 (25.71%) .NET
10 9 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (25.71%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (20.00%) Analytical Thinking
11 7 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
11 7 (20.00%) Decision-Making
11 7 (20.00%) Python
11 7 (20.00%) Service Management
11 7 (20.00%) Service Delivery
11 7 (20.00%) Retail Banking

Mainframe
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 15 (42.86%) Confluence
2 4 (11.43%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) Unified Communications
2 2 (5.71%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) DB2
Development Applications
1 15 (42.86%) JIRA
2 6 (17.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (11.43%) IBM UrbanCode
3 4 (11.43%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (34.29%) Banking
2 7 (20.00%) Retail Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (54.29%) Software Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Delivery Manager
3 6 (17.14%) Service Delivery Manager
3 6 (17.14%) Service Manager
4 5 (14.29%) COBOL Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Lead Software Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) DB2 Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Applications Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Architect
7 2 (5.71%) IT Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.86%) IT Manager
8 1 (2.86%) IT Services Delivery Manager
8 1 (2.86%) IT Services Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Mainframe Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Senior Mainframe Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) .NET
2 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
2 3 (8.57%) HTML
2 3 (8.57%) jQuery
2 3 (8.57%) Node.js
2 3 (8.57%) React
2 3 (8.57%) Redux
2 3 (8.57%) TensorFlow
3 2 (5.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (17.14%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (17.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (42.86%) Windows
2 11 (31.43%) Windows Server
3 5 (14.29%) zOS
4 3 (8.57%) Android
4 3 (8.57%) Apple iOS
5 2 (5.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (65.71%) DevOps
3 19 (54.29%) Software Engineering
4 17 (48.57%) Scrum
4 17 (48.57%) Waterfall
5 15 (42.86%) Kanban
6 13 (37.14%) SDLC
7 11 (31.43%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (25.71%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (20.00%) Analytical Thinking
9 7 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
9 7 (20.00%) Decision-Making
9 7 (20.00%) Service Delivery
9 7 (20.00%) Service Management
10 6 (17.14%) BDD
10 6 (17.14%) Incident Management
10 6 (17.14%) ITIL
10 6 (17.14%) People Management
10 6 (17.14%) Test Automation
10 6 (17.14%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) COBOL
1 12 (34.29%) Java
2 10 (28.57%) JCL
2 10 (28.57%) SQL
3 7 (20.00%) Python
4 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 4 (11.43%) Groovy
5 4 (11.43%) PL/SQL
5 4 (11.43%) REXX
6 3 (8.57%) MATLAB
6 3 (8.57%) R
6 3 (8.57%) Ruby
7 2 (5.71%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (11.43%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 19 (54.29%) IBM
2 11 (31.43%) Unisys
3 10 (28.57%) Oracle
4 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
4 6 (17.14%) PeopleSoft
4 6 (17.14%) Workday
5 4 (11.43%) CA