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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM iSeries
Rank 58 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 8 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.24% 1.24% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.40% 5.68% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 0
Average salary £41,000 £33,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.38% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £33,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+28.78% -17.50%
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
182 88 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 28.13% 21.84% 33.93%
Number of salaries quoted 174 74 117
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 £28,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £51,750 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 January 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 8 (88.89%) AS400
2 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) IBM
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) WebSphere
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (44.44%) Advertising
5 3 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (33.33%) RPG
5 3 (33.33%) DHCP
5 3 (33.33%) DNS
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (22.22%) OS/400
6 2 (22.22%) RPG IV
6 2 (22.22%) HTTP
6 2 (22.22%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (11.11%) Teradata
7 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 1 (11.11%) Star Schema
7 1 (11.11%) Oracle
7 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (11.11%) Informatica
7 1 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
7 1 (11.11%) Relational Database

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 5 (55.56%) WebSphere
2 2 (22.22%) IBM HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) DHCP
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (11.11%) Star Schema
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) Programmer
1 3 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) Administrator
1 3 (33.33%) WebSphere Administrator
1 3 (33.33%) Technical Administrator
1 3 (33.33%) RPG Programmer
2 2 (22.22%) RPG Analyst Programmer
2 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Support Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst Programmer
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (11.11%) RPG Developer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) AS400
2 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
1 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
1 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (11.11%) System Testing
1 1 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) RPG
2 2 (22.22%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) IBM
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Teradata
3 1 (11.11%) Informatica
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle