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

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM iSeries
Rank 65 63 51
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 8 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.16% 1.36% 1.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.08% 4.52% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 4
Average salary £31,587 £41,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.95% +22.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,097 £36,000 £33,150
10% offered a salary of more than £33,173 £45,000 £34,550
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +20.00%
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
260 199 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 37.85% 30.02% 25.63%
Number of salaries quoted 212 184 86
Average salary £38,240 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.25% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £29,031
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £47,500
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 5 February 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 6 (54.55%) SQL
1 6 (54.55%) IBM
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
2 5 (45.45%) RPG
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle
3 4 (36.36%) AS400
3 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) Scrum
3 4 (36.36%) RPG/400
3 4 (36.36%) RPG IV
3 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Banking
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (27.27%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) Informatica
4 3 (27.27%) Data Cleansing
4 3 (27.27%) Data Integration
4 3 (27.27%) Teradata
4 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
5 2 (18.18%) OOD
5 2 (18.18%) OS/400
5 2 (18.18%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
5 2 (18.18%) HND
5 2 (18.18%) Windows

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
2 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (9.09%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) Maven
1 2 (18.18%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (36.36%) Banking
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
1 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 2 (18.18%) Welsh Language
3 1 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Analyst Programmer
2 4 (36.36%) Programmer
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Analyst Programmer
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Programme Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Programmer
3 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) AS400 Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) AS400 Support
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Support
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) AS400
2 3 (27.27%) Data Integration
3 1 (9.09%) LPAR
3 1 (9.09%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) OS/400
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
2 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Scrum
2 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (27.27%) Data Cleansing
3 3 (27.27%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 2 (18.18%) OO
4 2 (18.18%) OOD
4 2 (18.18%) UML
4 2 (18.18%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) RPG
3 4 (36.36%) RPG IV
3 4 (36.36%) RPG/400
4 2 (18.18%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) HND
3 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) IBM
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) Informatica
3 3 (27.27%) Teradata
4 2 (18.18%) Talend