The first 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM iSeries
Rank 78 69 88
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +19
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 20 20 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.73% 1.85% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.92% 7.97% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 3
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -10.61%
Miscellaneous Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
289 251 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 25.02% 23.22% 29.91%
Number of salaries quoted 255 228 229
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
iSeries
East of England

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
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing iSeries across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

iSeries Salary Histogram 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 24 July 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 -9 3 £25,500 -12.06%
Luton -13 3 £39,000 -13.33%
iSeries
East of England

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 18 (66.67%) AS400
2 15 (55.56%) OS/400
3 12 (44.44%) ITIL
4 6 (22.22%) IBM
4 6 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 5 (18.52%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (18.52%) High Availability
6 4 (14.81%) LPAR
6 4 (14.81%) WebSphere
6 4 (14.81%) Degree
6 4 (14.81%) Resource Management
6 4 (14.81%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
6 4 (14.81%) Intel
6 4 (14.81%) SQL
7 3 (11.11%) AIX
7 3 (11.11%) ERP
7 3 (11.11%) Migration
7 3 (11.11%) Replication
7 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
8 2 (7.41%) SLA
8 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (3.70%) Project Management
9 1 (3.70%) RPG
9 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
9 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
9 1 (3.70%) DB2
9 1 (3.70%) MS Office

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.81%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) DB2
General
1 1 (3.70%) Automotive
1 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) AS400 Support
2 6 (22.22%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Technical Support
3 5 (18.52%) Service Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Services Delivery Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Service Manager
5 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (11.11%) Support Specialist
5 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Technician
5 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
6 2 (7.41%) Support Supervisor
7 1 (3.70%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Web Services
1 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (66.67%) AS400
2 4 (14.81%) LPAR
3 3 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (55.56%) OS/400
2 3 (11.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) ITIL
2 6 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 5 (18.52%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (18.52%) High Availability
4 4 (14.81%) Resource Management
4 4 (14.81%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (11.11%) ERP
5 3 (11.11%) Migration
5 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.70%) Project Management
6 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Change Control
6 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) RPG
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) IBM
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) Intel
3 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.70%) SAP