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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM iSeries
Rank 221 224 222
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 5 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.085% 0.16% 0.018%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% 0.46% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 1
Average salary £40,000 £72,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.82% +45.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
2069 1968 2030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 35.36% 34.53% 37.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1296 1472 1644
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 1 October 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
Reading - 1 £45,000 -
iSeries
South East

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 (64.29%) AS400
2 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) SQL
3 7 (50.00%) Finance
4 6 (42.86%) SAP
5 5 (35.71%) XML
5 5 (35.71%) RPG
5 5 (35.71%) Oracle
6 4 (28.57%) .NET
6 4 (28.57%) IBM
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 4 (28.57%) ISEB
6 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
6 4 (28.57%) Waterfall
7 3 (21.43%) Workflow
7 3 (21.43%) Web Dynpro
7 3 (21.43%) E-business
7 3 (21.43%) SAP GRC
7 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
7 3 (21.43%) SAP Smart Forms
7 3 (21.43%) BAPI
7 3 (21.43%) SAP XI
7 3 (21.43%) EDI
7 3 (21.43%) ETL
7 3 (21.43%) SAP BW
7 3 (21.43%) SAPscript
7 3 (21.43%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (21.43%) DataStage
7 3 (21.43%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (21.43%) Middleware

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) SAP GRC
2 2 (14.29%) SAP FI
2 2 (14.29%) SAP CO
2 2 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SAP BW
1 3 (21.43%) DataStage
2 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Tester
2 3 (21.43%) Development Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Manager
3 2 (14.29%) SAP Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Lead Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) ABAP Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) Head of Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) XML
2 4 (28.57%) .NET
3 3 (21.43%) Web Dynpro
3 3 (21.43%) SAP Smart Forms
3 3 (21.43%) BAPI
3 3 (21.43%) SAP XI
3 3 (21.43%) EDI
3 3 (21.43%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (21.43%) Middleware
3 3 (21.43%) Web Services
4 2 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (7.14%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) AS400
2 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 4 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 3 (21.43%) Workflow
3 3 (21.43%) E-business
3 3 (21.43%) ETL
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) OO
3 3 (21.43%) CRM
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (14.29%) Data Management
4 2 (14.29%) DSDM
4 2 (14.29%) Validation
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Coaching
5 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) RPG
3 3 (21.43%) SAPscript
3 3 (21.43%) ABAP
3 3 (21.43%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) ISEB
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) SAP
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle
3 4 (28.57%) IBM
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (14.29%) Cognizant