The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM iSeries
Rank 86 80 101
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +21
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 1 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.11% 1.29% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% 3.62% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 2
Average salary - £35,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £33,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -17.50%
iSeries
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
249 359 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 26.38% 35.69% 28.09%
Number of salaries quoted 218 313 300
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £55,000 £59,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing iSeries across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

iSeries
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing iSeries across the Bedfordshire region.

iSeries Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

iSeries
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford -4 1 - -
iSeries
East of England

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing iSeries also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited iSeries.

1 7 (58.33%) OS/400
1 7 (58.33%) AS400
2 4 (33.33%) SLA
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (25.00%) High Availability
3 3 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (25.00%) UNIX
3 3 (25.00%) IBM
3 3 (25.00%) Intel
3 3 (25.00%) Service Management
3 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (25.00%) ITSM
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 2 (16.67%) Resource Management
4 2 (16.67%) LPAR
5 1 (8.33%) RPG
5 1 (8.33%) QA
5 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Degree
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Line Management
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
5 1 (8.33%) DB2
5 1 (8.33%) MS Office

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing iSeries also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited iSeries. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) DB2
General
1 1 (8.33%) Automotive
1 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Technical Support
1 4 (33.33%) AS400 Support
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Technician
2 2 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Services Delivery Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Service Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Account Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Account Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) AS400
2 2 (16.67%) LPAR
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) OS/400
2 3 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (25.00%) Service Management
2 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (25.00%) ITSM
2 3 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (25.00%) High Availability
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 2 (16.67%) Resource Management
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (8.33%) Line Management
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) RPG
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) IBM
1 3 (25.00%) Intel
2 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) SAP