The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM iSeries
Rank 112 - 121
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 11 0 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.58% - 1.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.51% - 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 23
Average salary £30,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+26.15% -18.75%
iSeries
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
727 603 788
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 38.34% 35.68% 35.67%
Number of salaries quoted 639 447 683
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,100 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing iSeries across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

iSeries
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing iSeries across the Cheshire region.

iSeries Salary Trend in Cheshire

iSeries
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 11 £30,000 -
iSeries
North West

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 15 (88.24%) SQL
2 13 (76.47%) ITIL
3 11 (64.71%) DB2
3 11 (64.71%) AS400
3 11 (64.71%) Telecoms
4 9 (52.94%) IBM
5 8 (47.06%) Billing
6 7 (41.18%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (23.53%) Java
7 4 (23.53%) RPG
7 4 (23.53%) Web Services
7 4 (23.53%) Swing
7 4 (23.53%) JMS
7 4 (23.53%) Synon
7 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (23.53%) BT
7 4 (23.53%) Migration
7 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
7 4 (23.53%) Degree
7 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
7 4 (23.53%) RPG/400
7 4 (23.53%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (11.76%) ISO 9001
8 2 (11.76%) SLA
8 2 (11.76%) Change Management
8 2 (11.76%) Data Management
8 2 (11.76%) Time Management
8 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
8 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 11 (64.71%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Synon
General
1 11 (64.71%) Telecoms
2 8 (47.06%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Software Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Administrator
2 2 (11.76%) Data Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Data Migration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Web Services
1 4 (23.53%) Swing
1 4 (23.53%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) AS400
2 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) ITIL
2 7 (41.18%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
3 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (23.53%) Migration
3 4 (23.53%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Data Management
4 2 (11.76%) Change Management
4 2 (11.76%) Time Management
4 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) RPG/400
2 4 (23.53%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) RPG
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) ISO 9001
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) IBM
2 4 (23.53%) BT