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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM iSeries
Rank 59 60 48
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 4 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.67% 0.99% 1.04%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.40% 3.47% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 4
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,800 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.06%
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
167 144 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 28.11% 28.46% 28.65%
Number of salaries quoted 155 118 94
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £25,250 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,458 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 November 2014.

iSeries Salary Histogram in Cardiff

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) AS400
2 3 (42.86%) RPG
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) RPG IV
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
4 1 (14.29%) Nessus
4 1 (14.29%) CEH
4 1 (14.29%) Nmap
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Advertising
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Teradata
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (14.29%) CISA
4 1 (14.29%) MCSE
4 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) IIS
4 1 (14.29%) SAP

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) Star Schema
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Programmer
1 3 (42.86%) RPG Programmer
2 2 (28.57%) RPG Analyst Programmer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Officer
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) RPG Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) AS400
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (14.29%) System Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (14.29%) Line Management
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) Coaching
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) RPG
2 2 (28.57%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) CISA
1 1 (14.29%) CEH
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (14.29%) MCITP
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
1 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Informatica
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Teradata