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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM iSeries
Rank 76 64 60
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 4 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.48% 0.62% 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.60% 2.23% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 3
Average salary £31,250 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
250 179 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 29.90% 27.54% 35.70%
Number of salaries quoted 210 162 169
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,050 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 28 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 14 (70.00%) Finance
2 13 (65.00%) RPG
2 13 (65.00%) RPG IV
3 11 (55.00%) AS400
4 9 (45.00%) SDLC
5 5 (25.00%) SQL
5 5 (25.00%) DB2
5 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 5 (25.00%) Scrum
5 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (25.00%) Banking
5 5 (25.00%) INSURE/90
5 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Degree
5 5 (25.00%) RPG/400
6 4 (20.00%) WebSphere
6 4 (20.00%) IBM
7 3 (15.00%) Windows
7 3 (15.00%) Linux
8 2 (10.00%) AIX
8 2 (10.00%) Oracle
8 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
8 2 (10.00%) COBOL
8 2 (10.00%) UNIX
8 2 (10.00%) IIS
8 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (10.00%) Informatica
8 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
8 2 (10.00%) Project Management
8 2 (10.00%) MS Excel

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 4 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.00%) IIS
3 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Project
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (25.00%) INSURE/90
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) DB2
2 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) Star Schema
General
1 14 (70.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Banking
2 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Analyst
2 12 (60.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 12 (60.00%) Programmer
2 12 (60.00%) RPG Programmer
2 12 (60.00%) RPG Analyst Programmer
3 7 (35.00%) Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Senior Analyst Programmer
4 5 (25.00%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
4 5 (25.00%) Senior RPG Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Senior RPG Programmer
4 5 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (25.00%) Developer Analyst
4 5 (25.00%) RPG Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Senior Programmer
5 2 (10.00%) AS400 Support
5 2 (10.00%) AS400 Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Support
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) AS400
2 2 (10.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (10.00%) LPAR
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) OS/400
2 2 (10.00%) AIX
2 2 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) SDLC
2 5 (25.00%) Scrum
2 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) RPG
1 13 (65.00%) RPG IV
2 5 (25.00%) RPG/400
2 5 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) COBOL
3 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Nessus
1 1 (5.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) IBM
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Informatica
2 2 (10.00%) Teradata
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Blue Coat