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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM iSeries
Rank 190 174 187
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +13
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 2 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.048% 0.081% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.25% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 6
Average salary £20,500 £24,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.32% -47.02%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+26.15% -18.75%
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
1341 1218 1316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 32.00% 32.78% 30.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1145 998 1154
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) RPG
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Extranet
1 1 (50.00%) E-business
1 1 (50.00%) AS400
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) RPG IV
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Extranet
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) RPG Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) E-business
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) RPG
1 1 (50.00%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification