The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM iSeries
Rank 46 66 72
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +6
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 21 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.21% 0.34% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.55% 1.61% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 21 1 1
Average salary £45,000 £33,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.32% -29.47%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%
iSeries
South Wales

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
220 124 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 33.59% 20.77% 29.57%
Number of salaries quoted 188 88 153
Average salary £36,000 £38,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.49% +24.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,632 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

iSeries
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

iSeries Salary Trend in Cardiff

iSeries
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing iSeries across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

iSeries Salary Histogram in Cardiff

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 25 (86.21%) AS400
2 24 (82.76%) Finance
3 19 (65.52%) RPG
4 17 (58.62%) RPG IV
5 10 (34.48%) WebSphere
5 10 (34.48%) IBM
6 6 (20.69%) UNIX
6 6 (20.69%) Windows
7 5 (17.24%) AIX
7 5 (17.24%) IIS
7 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
7 5 (17.24%) COBOL
7 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (17.24%) Shell Script
7 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
8 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
8 4 (13.79%) Advertising
9 3 (10.34%) VMware
9 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
9 3 (10.34%) OS/400
9 3 (10.34%) DHCP
9 3 (10.34%) DNS
9 3 (10.34%) Project Management
9 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (6.90%) Degree
10 2 (6.90%) HTTP
10 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
10 2 (6.90%) DB2
10 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 10 (34.48%) WebSphere
2 5 (17.24%) IIS
3 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.90%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
5 1 (3.45%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Project
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) INSURE/90
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) DHCP
1 3 (10.34%) DNS
2 2 (6.90%) HTTP
3 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) DB2
General
1 24 (82.76%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Advertising
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Analyst
2 12 (41.38%) Programmer
2 12 (41.38%) RPG Programmer
3 11 (37.93%) RPG Analyst Programmer
3 11 (37.93%) Analyst Programmer
4 6 (20.69%) Team Leader
4 6 (20.69%) Development Team Leader
5 5 (17.24%) Applications Support
6 3 (10.34%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) Administrator
6 3 (10.34%) WebSphere Administrator
6 3 (10.34%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Technical Administrator
7 2 (6.90%) RPG Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Applications Support Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Specialist
7 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (86.21%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) UNIX
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) AIX
2 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (10.34%) OS/400
4 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.34%) Project Management
2 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
3 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
3 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (3.45%) Anomaly Detection
3 1 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (3.45%) Scrum
3 1 (3.45%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 19 (65.52%) RPG
2 17 (58.62%) RPG IV
3 5 (17.24%) COBOL
3 5 (17.24%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.45%) RPG/400
4 1 (3.45%) SQL
4 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) CISSP
2 1 (3.45%) Security+ Certification
2 1 (3.45%) CISMP
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) IBM
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.34%) VMware
4 1 (3.45%) Blue Coat