The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM iSeries
Rank 212 222 222
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 9 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.018% 0.038%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.50% 0.051% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 2
Average salary £67,500 £55,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.72% +124.48%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
iSeries
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1802 1966 1884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 32.94% 35.13% 36.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1273 1404 1461
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

iSeries
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

iSeries Salary Trend in Berkshire

iSeries
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing iSeries across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

iSeries Salary Histogram in Berkshire

iSeries
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
Slough - 8 £63,750 -
Reading - 1 £72,500 -
iSeries
South East

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) Web Services
2 6 (60.00%) XML
2 6 (60.00%) IBM
2 6 (60.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) J2EE
3 5 (50.00%) HTML
3 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (50.00%) MVC
3 5 (50.00%) jQuery
3 5 (50.00%) REST
3 5 (50.00%) SOAP
4 4 (40.00%) People Management
4 4 (40.00%) Test Management
4 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (40.00%) Banking
4 4 (40.00%) RPG
4 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (40.00%) B2B
4 4 (40.00%) B2C
4 4 (40.00%) E-business
4 4 (40.00%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
6 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
6 1 (10.00%) Workflow
6 1 (10.00%) SAP GRC
6 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (10.00%) Middleware
6 1 (10.00%) SAP FI
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (10.00%) SAP CO
1 1 (10.00%) SAP GRC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SAP BW
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Banking
2 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Architect
1 5 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) Web Services
2 6 (60.00%) XML
3 5 (50.00%) J2EE
3 5 (50.00%) SOAP
3 5 (50.00%) jQuery
3 5 (50.00%) REST
3 5 (50.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) EDI
4 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (10.00%) Middleware
4 1 (10.00%) Web Dynpro
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Smart Forms
4 1 (10.00%) BAPI
4 1 (10.00%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) MVC
2 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (40.00%) B2B
2 4 (40.00%) B2C
2 4 (40.00%) E-business
2 4 (40.00%) Test Management
2 4 (40.00%) People Management
3 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) RPG
3 1 (10.00%) ABAP
3 1 (10.00%) SAPscript
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) IBM
2 4 (40.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft