The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM iSeries
Rank 95 - 93
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 6 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.55% - 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.40% - 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 2
Average salary £32,500 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
iSeries
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
430 343 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 39.23% 33.50% 35.30%
Number of salaries quoted 358 276 316
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,550 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

iSeries
Salary Trend in Kent

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

iSeries Salary Trend in Kent

iSeries
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing iSeries across the Kent region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

iSeries Salary Histogram in Kent

iSeries
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the Kent region over the 3 months to 1 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
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £27,000 -
iSeries
South East

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 6 (60.00%) ERP
2 5 (50.00%) RPG
2 5 (50.00%) AS400
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) XML
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) CSS
3 4 (40.00%) MAPICS
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) FTP
4 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (30.00%) Change Management
4 3 (30.00%) CMS
4 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (20.00%) MS Office
5 2 (20.00%) VBA
5 2 (20.00%) .NET
5 2 (20.00%) Release Management
6 1 (10.00%) jQuery
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 3 (30.00%) CMS
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) IT Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Junior
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Excel Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) ERP Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) Junior IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) XML
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
1 4 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) WCF
3 1 (10.00%) LINQ
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (10.00%) HTML5
3 1 (10.00%) CSS3
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (10.00%) Kendo UI
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) AS400
2 1 (10.00%) Replication
2 1 (10.00%) VAX
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ERP
2 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (30.00%) Change Management
2 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (20.00%) Release Management
3 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) RPG
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (20.00%) VBA
5 1 (10.00%) C#
5 1 (10.00%) COBOL
5 1 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) MAPICS
2 1 (10.00%) JD Edwards
2 1 (10.00%) Telerik
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft