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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM iSeries
Rank 108 95 93
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 5 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.33% 0.45% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.81% 1.32% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 2
Average salary £46,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%
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
621 454 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 41.02% 34.08% 29.53%
Number of salaries quoted 401 309 257
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing iSeries across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

iSeries Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

iSeries
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 30 September 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%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
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%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
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
1 2 (28.57%) JBoss