The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM iSeries
Rank 27 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.92% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.03% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +26.86%
iSeries
Cheshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
33 67 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 30.28% 35.64% 30.04%
Number of salaries quoted 31 58 52
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

iSeries
Salary Trend in Chester

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

iSeries Salary Trend in Chester

iSeries
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Chester 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 1 (100.00%) RPG
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) RPG IV

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Chester 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) RPG Analyst Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) RPG Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) RPG
1 1 (100.00%) RPG IV