The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM iSeries
Rank 175 191 193
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +2
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 2 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.057% 0.076% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.22% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 5
Average salary £32,500 £25,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -41.17%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £36,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+16.43% -14.11%
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 Manchester region.

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1283 1337 1407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 36.25% 33.93% 33.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1043 1083 1218
Average salary £37,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £47,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

iSeries
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

iSeries Salary Trend in Manchester

iSeries
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing iSeries across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

iSeries Salary Histogram in Manchester

iSeries
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
Bolton +5 2 £32,500 +30.00%
iSeries
North West

iSeries
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (66.67%) RPG
2 1 (33.33%) AS400
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) RPG IV
2 1 (33.33%) Thymeleaf
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Notes
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Lotus
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (33.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) RPG Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
1 1 (33.33%) Thymeleaf
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) RPG
2 1 (33.33%) RPG IV
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) Lotus