The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM iSeries
Rank 110 96 89
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -7
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 4 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.26% 0.64% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.65% 1.89% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 2
Average salary £60,000 £48,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +37.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
iSeries
Scotland

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

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
618 476 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 40.82% 33.71% 29.86%
Number of salaries quoted 385 330 238
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,059 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

iSeries
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

iSeries Salary Trend in Edinburgh

iSeries
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 7 (100.00%) UNIX
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Banking
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (57.14%) Java
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) FTP
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (42.86%) International Banking
4 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
5 2 (28.57%) TDD
5 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) DB2
5 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
5 2 (28.57%) SOAP
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) Perl
5 2 (28.57%) JBoss
5 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
5 2 (28.57%) JMS
6 1 (14.29%) Apache
6 1 (14.29%) HTTP
6 1 (14.29%) Project Management
6 1 (14.29%) WebSphere

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
1 2 (28.57%) JBoss
1 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) FTP
2 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) DB2
General
1 5 (71.43%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) SOAP
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
1 2 (28.57%) JMS
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) UNIX
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Perl
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle