The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM iSeries
Rank 291 335 322
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -13
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 18 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.079% 0.083%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% 0.17% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 18 9 6
Average salary £49,500 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £46,500 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £92,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
iSeries
London

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

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
4431 5754 6004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 43.31% 45.68% 49.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3657 4732 5151
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

iSeries
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

iSeries Salary Trend in the City of London

iSeries
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing iSeries across the City of London region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

iSeries Salary Histogram in the City of London

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 21 (61.76%) SQL
2 16 (47.06%) Banking
3 15 (44.12%) AS400
4 13 (38.24%) Windows
4 13 (38.24%) Linux
5 12 (35.29%) UNIX
6 11 (32.35%) RPG
6 11 (32.35%) Finance
6 11 (32.35%) Degree
7 8 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (23.53%) IBM
8 7 (20.59%) ISEB
8 7 (20.59%) zOS
8 7 (20.59%) WebSphere
8 7 (20.59%) SWIFT
8 7 (20.59%) Retail
9 6 (17.65%) Computer Science
9 6 (17.65%) SDLC
9 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
9 6 (17.65%) Bloomberg
9 6 (17.65%) Java
10 5 (14.71%) C
10 5 (14.71%) Web Services
10 5 (14.71%) Solaris
10 5 (14.71%) Clustering
11 4 (11.76%) Back Office
11 4 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (11.76%) Technical Analysis
11 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
11 4 (11.76%) EDI

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 7 (20.59%) WebSphere
2 3 (8.82%) IBM HTTP Server
2 3 (8.82%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (8.82%) JBoss
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Agresso
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.94%) Misys Equation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) SSL
2 2 (5.88%) FTP
3 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.94%) LAN
3 1 (2.94%) WAN
3 1 (2.94%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.94%) DB2
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Synon
General
1 16 (47.06%) Banking
2 11 (32.35%) Finance
3 7 (20.59%) Retail
4 4 (11.76%) Back Office
5 2 (5.88%) Marketing
6 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Analyst
2 8 (23.53%) Tester
2 8 (23.53%) Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Programmer
4 4 (11.76%) Analyst Programmer
4 4 (11.76%) RPG Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Developer Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) WebSphere Administrator
5 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) RPG Programmer
7 1 (2.94%) Linux Support
7 1 (2.94%) Server Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Server Support Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) PC Support
7 1 (2.94%) Applications Support
7 1 (2.94%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Computer Operator
7 1 (2.94%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) Web Services
2 4 (11.76%) EDI
2 4 (11.76%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.94%) JSON
3 1 (2.94%) jQuery
3 1 (2.94%) REST
3 1 (2.94%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (2.94%) XML
3 1 (2.94%) XSL
3 1 (2.94%) .NET
3 1 (2.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (44.12%) AS400
2 7 (20.59%) SWIFT
3 6 (17.65%) Computer Science
4 5 (14.71%) Clustering
5 2 (5.88%) Blackberry
5 2 (5.88%) iPhone
6 1 (2.94%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.94%) Reference Data
6 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Windows
1 13 (38.24%) Linux
2 12 (35.29%) UNIX
3 7 (20.59%) zOS
4 5 (14.71%) Solaris
5 3 (8.82%) AIX
6 2 (5.88%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.94%) VMS
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) SDLC
2 4 (11.76%) Technical Analysis
2 4 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (11.76%) B2B
3 3 (8.82%) Migration
3 3 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (5.88%) ITIL
4 2 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (2.94%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (2.94%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.94%) Test Scripting
5 1 (2.94%) Investment Management
5 1 (2.94%) Kanban
5 1 (2.94%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (2.94%) CRM
5 1 (2.94%) DNA
5 1 (2.94%) ETL
5 1 (2.94%) Scrum
5 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (61.76%) SQL
2 11 (32.35%) RPG
3 6 (17.65%) Java
4 5 (14.71%) C
5 4 (11.76%) VB
6 3 (8.82%) C#
6 3 (8.82%) RPG IV
7 2 (5.88%) RPG III
7 2 (5.88%) RPG/400
7 2 (5.88%) C++
8 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) Degree
2 7 (20.59%) ISEB
3 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.88%) MCSA
3 2 (5.88%) CCNP
3 2 (5.88%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (11.76%) MOM
3 1 (2.94%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (2.94%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) IBM
2 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.65%) Bloomberg
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) Misys
3 1 (2.94%) HP
3 1 (2.94%) BMC
3 1 (2.94%) Reuters