The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM iSeries
Rank - 37 -
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 0 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton - 1.10% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 4.55% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -13.33%
iSeries
Manchester

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

Miscellaneous Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
27 44 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 18.12% 24.18% 24.24%
Number of salaries quoted 25 42 32
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £42,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

iSeries
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

iSeries Salary Trend in Bolton

iSeries
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) RPG
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) EDI
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Logistics
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) RPG/400
1 1 (100.00%) RPG IV

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) RPG Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) EDI
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Logistics
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) RPG
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) RPG/400
1 1 (100.00%) RPG IV