The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM iSeries
Rank - 187 179
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 0 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds - 0.028% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.083% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Average salary - £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
iSeries
West Yorkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1056 1207 1036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 31.63% 34.29% 30.92%
Number of salaries quoted 817 950 750
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

iSeries
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

iSeries Salary Trend in Leeds

iSeries
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) AS400
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (60.00%) DbUnit
2 3 (60.00%) Change Control
2 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) DB2
2 3 (60.00%) JUnit
2 3 (60.00%) Middleware
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Retail
2 3 (60.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) FitNesse
2 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Management
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) LPAR
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) DbUnit
1 3 (60.00%) FitNesse
1 3 (60.00%) JUnit
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (60.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) QA Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) QA Tester
1 3 (60.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Middleware
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) AS400
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) LPAR
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Change Control
1 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Test Management
1 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle