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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM iSeries
North West / Lancashire
Rank 40 50 56
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +6
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 20 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.05% 0.57% 1.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.53% 1.75% 4.86%
Number of salaries quoted 20 2 9
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%

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
190 114 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 38.46% 32.39% 36.93%
Number of salaries quoted 170 86 165
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £22,125
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,000 £45,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of job ads across the Lancashire region citing iSeries as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston - 10 £38,750 - 1
Chorley +3 5 £37,500 -6.25%
Blackburn - 4 £40,000 -
iSeries
North West

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT jobs citing iSeries also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 38 (97.44%) SQL
2 31 (79.49%) RPG
3 30 (76.92%) ERP
3 30 (76.92%) DB2
3 30 (76.92%) IBM
3 30 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (71.79%) SDLC
5 22 (56.41%) Unit Testing
5 22 (56.41%) Waterfall
5 22 (56.41%) AS400
6 21 (53.85%) ITIL
7 11 (28.21%) XML
8 10 (25.64%) BizTalk Server
9 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
9 9 (23.08%) C#
10 8 (20.51%) HTML
10 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
10 8 (20.51%) Windows
10 8 (20.51%) RDBMS
10 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET
10 8 (20.51%) CSS
10 8 (20.51%) SOAP
10 8 (20.51%) Web Services
10 8 (20.51%) VB
10 8 (20.51%) .NET
10 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
10 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (20.51%) Mainframe
10 8 (20.51%) Finance
10 8 (20.51%) VB6

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (25.64%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (76.92%) DB2
2 8 (20.51%) RDBMS
2 8 (20.51%) Relational Database
2 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 8 (20.51%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 8 (20.51%) Advertising
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 36 (92.31%) Analyst
2 28 (71.79%) Applications Support
2 28 (71.79%) Applications Support Analyst
2 28 (71.79%) Support Analyst
3 9 (23.08%) Programmer
4 8 (20.51%) .NET Analyst Programmer
4 8 (20.51%) .NET Programmer
4 8 (20.51%) Analyst Programmer
4 8 (20.51%) C# Programmer
4 8 (20.51%) VB Analyst Programmer
4 8 (20.51%) VB Programmer
4 8 (20.51%) VB6 Analyst Programmer
4 8 (20.51%) VB6 Programmer
5 2 (5.13%) Developer
6 1 (2.56%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.56%) C# Developer
6 1 (2.56%) RPG Programmer
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Programmer
6 1 (2.56%) Senior RPG Programmer
6 1 (2.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.21%) XML
2 8 (20.51%) .NET
2 8 (20.51%) Ajax
2 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET
2 8 (20.51%) CSS
2 8 (20.51%) HTML
2 8 (20.51%) RESTful
2 8 (20.51%) SOAP
2 8 (20.51%) WCF
2 8 (20.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (56.41%) AS400
2 8 (20.51%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
1 30 (76.92%) ERP
2 28 (71.79%) SDLC
3 22 (56.41%) Unit Testing
3 22 (56.41%) Waterfall
4 21 (53.85%) ITIL
5 8 (20.51%) Logistics
6 2 (5.13%) System Testing
7 1 (2.56%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (97.44%) SQL
2 31 (79.49%) RPG
3 9 (23.08%) C#
4 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
4 8 (20.51%) VB
4 8 (20.51%) VB6
5 1 (2.56%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.13%) Degree
Vendors
1 30 (76.92%) IBM
2 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
Preston, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + excellent range of benefits
Posted: 2 days ago