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Frequently Asked Questions

Are mainframe roles in demand in 2021?

Yes, definitely. Compared to mainframe jobs 2018 offered, there will be more mainframe administrative positions available this year. The IBM Z division is on a growth curve, which means more positions will need to be filled. Aside from this, new technologies are emerging and opening vast opportunities for specialists in mainframes including IBM mainframe operating systems.

How do I become a mainframe programmer?

To get an IBM mainframe job, you need to have a bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer programming, engineering, or other related subjects. You must also master one or two programming languages including COBOL. Enhance your knowledge by taking classes on courses related to the area you want to specialize in. You can also take certifications to validate your mastery of certain subjects. Most employers value experience so go through internships or look for mainframe freelance jobs online to gain practical skills and experience.

How much do mainframe programmers make?

According to Glassdoor, mainframe jobs in Phoenix average $71,338 a year while those in New York average $80,508. Meanwhile, the national average salary is reported to be $74,911. Zippia’s estimate of the average mainframe programmer salary is $85,000. 

However, expect to get lower offers if you’re new to the field. The average salary for entry-level mainframe programmers is just $55,394 (Salary.com). Depending on your credentials and portfolio, you will most likely receive a starting wage between $49,251 and $61,816.

What language do mainframes use?

Before you search for mainframe jobs near me, you must master at least one programming language. The most popular mainframe language used is COBOL, an acronym for common business-oriented language. This is the language used to complete most administrative work. Other languages used to communicate with the mainframe are C, C++, Java, SQL, L/I, REXX, CLIST, JCL, and Assembler. These programming languages help application developers send commands to the mainframe and deploy mainframe applications.

What is the role of a mainframe developer?

Mainframe developer jobs require you to maintain the mainframe or the central data processing system. The primary role of a developer is to align the design of the mainframe with the needs of the business. Tasks usually include applications design, data analysis, report generation, and mainframe applications deployment. 

Collaboration with other developers, programmers, and engineers is also part of mainframe jobs. You can expect a mainframe developer salary of around $75,000 for mid-level positions. Senior-level positions can get around $100,000 annually.