The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM iSeries
Rank 47 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 1 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.28% 2.24% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.81% 5.88% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 0
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +26.86%
iSeries
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
123 187 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 34.75% 38.09% 37.81%
Number of salaries quoted 95 167 133
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -10.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

iSeries
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

iSeries Salary Trend in Lancashire

iSeries
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
Chorley -21 1 £40,000 -20.00%
iSeries
North West

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) RPG IV
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSD
2 2 (66.67%) XSLT
2 2 (66.67%) ERP
2 2 (66.67%) EAI
2 2 (66.67%) RPG
2 2 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (33.33%) AS400
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) RPG Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Analyst Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) VB Analyst Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) VB Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) VB6 Analyst Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) VB6 Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSD
2 2 (66.67%) XSLT
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) AS400
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) EAI
2 2 (66.67%) ERP
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) RPG
2 2 (66.67%) RPG IV
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft