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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM iSeries
Rank 77 67 62
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -5
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 8 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.94% 0.44% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.27% 1.54% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 2
Average salary £33,173 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.06% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,339 £36,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,800 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
245 195 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 28.86% 28.51% 34.22%
Number of salaries quoted 211 168 155
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 22 (75.86%) Finance
2 20 (68.97%) RPG
3 19 (65.52%) RPG IV
4 18 (62.07%) AS400
5 14 (48.28%) SDLC
6 7 (24.14%) IBM
7 6 (20.69%) DB2
7 6 (20.69%) UNIX
7 6 (20.69%) WebSphere
8 5 (17.24%) Degree
8 5 (17.24%) INSURE/90
8 5 (17.24%) Unit Testing
8 5 (17.24%) RPG/400
8 5 (17.24%) COBOL
8 5 (17.24%) IIS
8 5 (17.24%) SQL
8 5 (17.24%) AIX
8 5 (17.24%) Shell Script
8 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
8 5 (17.24%) Scrum
8 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (17.24%) Banking
9 4 (13.79%) Project Management
9 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
10 3 (10.34%) Linux
10 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
10 3 (10.34%) Windows
10 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
10 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
11 2 (6.90%) Teradata

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 6 (20.69%) WebSphere
2 5 (17.24%) IIS
3 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
5 1 (3.45%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Project
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (17.24%) INSURE/90
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) DB2
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.45%) Star Schema
General
1 22 (75.86%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Banking
2 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Analyst
2 15 (51.72%) Analyst Programmer
2 15 (51.72%) Programmer
2 15 (51.72%) RPG Programmer
2 15 (51.72%) RPG Analyst Programmer
3 7 (24.14%) Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Senior Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Applications Support
4 5 (17.24%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Senior Analyst Programmer
4 5 (17.24%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
4 5 (17.24%) Senior RPG Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Senior RPG Programmer
4 5 (17.24%) Senior Programmer
4 5 (17.24%) Developer Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) RPG Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Team Leader
5 4 (13.79%) Development Team Leader
6 3 (10.34%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (62.07%) AS400
2 2 (6.90%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.45%) LPAR
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) UNIX
2 5 (17.24%) AIX
3 3 (10.34%) Linux
3 3 (10.34%) Windows
4 2 (6.90%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) SDLC
2 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (17.24%) Scrum
2 5 (17.24%) Unit Testing
3 4 (13.79%) Project Management
4 2 (6.90%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.45%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (3.45%) Anomaly Detection
5 1 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.45%) Software Delivery
5 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.45%) Information Security
5 1 (3.45%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) RPG
2 19 (65.52%) RPG IV
3 5 (17.24%) COBOL
3 5 (17.24%) SQL
3 5 (17.24%) Shell Script
3 5 (17.24%) RPG/400
4 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) CISSP
2 1 (3.45%) Security+ Certification
2 1 (3.45%) CEH
2 1 (3.45%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Nessus
1 1 (3.45%) Nmap
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) IBM
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) Informatica
3 2 (6.90%) Teradata
3 2 (6.90%) Blue Coat
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle