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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM iSeries
Rank 66 46 69
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +23
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 2 23 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.31% 3.38% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.00% 9.31% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2 23 1
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +34.32%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +16.43%
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
201 247 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 30.88% 36.27% 23.38%
Number of salaries quoted 165 212 96
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,825 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 May 2016, 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 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 6 (60.00%) RPG
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) AS400
3 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (40.00%) IBM
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) Banking
3 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (40.00%) RPG/400
3 4 (40.00%) RPG IV
3 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (20.00%) Talend
4 2 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (20.00%) Data Integration
4 2 (20.00%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (20.00%) Maven
4 2 (20.00%) Teradata
4 2 (20.00%) Advertising
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Web Development
4 2 (20.00%) Welsh Language
4 2 (20.00%) HND
4 2 (20.00%) UML
4 2 (20.00%) OO

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) Maven
1 2 (20.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Banking
2 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (20.00%) Advertising
3 2 (20.00%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
1 6 (60.00%) Programmer
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Analyst Programmer
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Programme Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Programmer
3 2 (20.00%) AS400 Developer
3 2 (20.00%) AS400 Programmer
3 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 2 (20.00%) RPG Developer
3 2 (20.00%) RPG Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) AS400
2 2 (20.00%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
2 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) OOD
3 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) UML
3 2 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) RPG
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) RPG IV
2 4 (40.00%) RPG/400
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) HND
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) IBM
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Informatica
2 2 (20.00%) Talend
2 2 (20.00%) Teradata