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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM iSeries
Rank 295 323 318
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -5
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 13 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.089% 0.092%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.19% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 6
Average salary £49,500 £70,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.03% +28.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £54,250 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £91,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
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
4617 5657 5964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 44.31% 45.69% 49.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3775 4598 5208
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £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 31 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 31 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 20 (60.61%) SQL
2 16 (48.48%) Banking
3 15 (45.45%) AS400
4 12 (36.36%) Windows
4 12 (36.36%) Linux
5 11 (33.33%) UNIX
5 11 (33.33%) RPG
5 11 (33.33%) Finance
5 11 (33.33%) Degree
6 8 (24.24%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (24.24%) IBM
7 7 (21.21%) ISEB
7 7 (21.21%) zOS
7 7 (21.21%) SWIFT
7 7 (21.21%) Retail
7 7 (21.21%) WebSphere
8 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
8 6 (18.18%) SDLC
8 6 (18.18%) Bloomberg
8 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 6 (18.18%) Java
9 5 (15.15%) C
9 5 (15.15%) Web Services
9 5 (15.15%) Solaris
9 5 (15.15%) Clustering
10 4 (12.12%) Back Office
10 4 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (12.12%) Technical Analysis
10 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
10 4 (12.12%) EDI

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 (21.21%) WebSphere
2 3 (9.09%) IBM HTTP Server
2 3 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (9.09%) JBoss
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Agresso
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.03%) Misys Equation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) SSL
2 1 (3.03%) Firewall
2 1 (3.03%) LAN
2 1 (3.03%) WAN
2 1 (3.03%) FTP
2 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.03%) DB2
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Synon
General
1 16 (48.48%) Banking
2 11 (33.33%) Finance
3 7 (21.21%) Retail
4 4 (12.12%) Back Office
5 2 (6.06%) Marketing
6 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) Tester
2 8 (24.24%) Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Programmer
4 4 (12.12%) Analyst Programmer
4 4 (12.12%) RPG Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Developer Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) WebSphere Administrator
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) RPG Programmer
7 1 (3.03%) Server Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Server Support Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) PC Support
7 1 (3.03%) Applications Support
7 1 (3.03%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Computer Operator
7 1 (3.03%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) Web Services
2 4 (12.12%) EDI
2 4 (12.12%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (3.03%) JSON
3 1 (3.03%) jQuery
3 1 (3.03%) REST
3 1 (3.03%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (3.03%) XML
3 1 (3.03%) XSL
3 1 (3.03%) .NET
3 1 (3.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (45.45%) AS400
2 7 (21.21%) SWIFT
3 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
4 5 (15.15%) Clustering
5 2 (6.06%) Blackberry
5 2 (6.06%) iPhone
6 1 (3.03%) Hedge funds
6 1 (3.03%) Reference Data
6 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
6 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Windows
1 12 (36.36%) Linux
2 11 (33.33%) UNIX
3 7 (21.21%) zOS
4 5 (15.15%) Solaris
5 3 (9.09%) AIX
6 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
6 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.03%) VMS
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) SDLC
2 4 (12.12%) Technical Analysis
2 4 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (12.12%) B2B
3 3 (9.09%) Migration
3 3 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (6.06%) ITIL
4 2 (6.06%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (3.03%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.03%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.03%) Investment Management
5 1 (3.03%) Kanban
5 1 (3.03%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (3.03%) CRM
5 1 (3.03%) DNA
5 1 (3.03%) ETL
5 1 (3.03%) Scrum
5 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (60.61%) SQL
2 11 (33.33%) RPG
3 6 (18.18%) Java
4 5 (15.15%) C
5 4 (12.12%) VB
6 3 (9.09%) C#
7 2 (6.06%) C++
7 2 (6.06%) RPG/400
7 2 (6.06%) RPG IV
7 2 (6.06%) RPG III
8 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) Degree
2 7 (21.21%) ISEB
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.06%) MCSA
3 2 (6.06%) CCNP
3 2 (6.06%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (12.12%) MOM
3 1 (3.03%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (3.03%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) IBM
2 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.18%) Bloomberg
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Misys
3 1 (3.03%) HP
3 1 (3.03%) BMC
3 1 (3.03%) Reuters