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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM iSeries
Rank 205 206 221
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +15
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 4 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.080% 0.14% 0.090%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.38% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 2
Average salary £51,250 £55,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.81% -18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £49,000 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £79,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
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
1960 2098 2008
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 39.34% 37.40% 36.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1379 1353 1633
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
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 31 July 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 -12 1 £45,000 -41.93%
Reading - 1 £55,000 -
iSeries
South East

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (66.67%) HTML
1 6 (66.67%) XML
2 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 4 (44.44%) RPG
3 4 (44.44%) IBM
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) J2EE
4 3 (33.33%) SOAP
4 3 (33.33%) Web Services
4 3 (33.33%) UML
4 3 (33.33%) RUP
4 3 (33.33%) MVC
4 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) Banking
4 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 3 (33.33%) REST
4 3 (33.33%) Use Case
4 3 (33.33%) jQuery
4 3 (33.33%) SDLC
5 2 (22.22%) Test Management
5 2 (22.22%) People Management
5 2 (22.22%) Retail
5 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
5 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) E-business
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (22.22%) Windows

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Business Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Test Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) HTML
1 6 (66.67%) XML
2 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) J2EE
3 3 (33.33%) SOAP
3 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 3 (33.33%) jQuery
3 3 (33.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) UML
1 3 (33.33%) RUP
1 3 (33.33%) MVC
1 3 (33.33%) Use Case
1 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 3 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (22.22%) Test Management
2 2 (22.22%) People Management
2 2 (22.22%) B2B
2 2 (22.22%) B2C
2 2 (22.22%) E-business
2 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
2 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) RPG
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) IBM
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Salesforce.com