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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM iSeries
Rank 88 79 77
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 15 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.47% 0.72% 0.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.11% 1.90% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 6
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -38.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
iSeries
South West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
365 316 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 35.68% 37.80% 37.93%
Number of salaries quoted 299 283 274
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

iSeries
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

iSeries Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

iSeries
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing iSeries across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

iSeries Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

iSeries
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester - 10 £40,000 -
Cheltenham -5 5 £35,000 -5.40%
iSeries
South West

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 19 (100.00%) AS400
2 15 (78.95%) Finance
3 12 (63.16%) IBM
4 8 (42.11%) RPG
5 7 (36.84%) INSURE/90
5 7 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (31.58%) SQL
6 6 (31.58%) Windows
7 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
7 5 (26.32%) COBOL
7 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
7 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
7 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (26.32%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (26.32%) LPAR
7 5 (26.32%) SDLC
8 3 (15.79%) Banking
8 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (15.79%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Manual Testing
8 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
8 3 (15.79%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
8 3 (15.79%) CRM
8 3 (15.79%) ISEB
9 2 (10.53%) C
9 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
9 2 (10.53%) MS Excel

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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.

Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Project
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (36.84%) INSURE/90
2 3 (15.79%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MSTest
General
1 15 (78.95%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
1 8 (42.11%) RPG Developer
2 7 (36.84%) AS400 Developer
3 5 (26.32%) AS400 Support
3 5 (26.32%) Support Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Architect
6 1 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 19 (100.00%) AS400
2 5 (26.32%) LPAR
2 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (26.32%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (5.26%) AIX
3 1 (5.26%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
2 5 (26.32%) SDLC
3 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (15.79%) CRM
3 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (15.79%) Manual Testing
4 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.26%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) RPG
2 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) COBOL
4 2 (10.53%) C
5 1 (5.26%) Java
5 1 (5.26%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) ISEB
1 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) IBM
2 1 (5.26%) VMware
2 1 (5.26%) Brocade
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco