The first 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM iSeries
Rank - 180 179
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 0 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.073% 0.053%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.28% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £35,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +34.61%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £39,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-1.26% -12.22%
Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1020 1086 1065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 25.30% 26.59% 28.04%
Number of salaries quoted 777 903 885
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,350 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
iSeries
North West

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 27 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) IBM Notes
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Lotus
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) RPG/400
2 1 (33.33%) RPG IV
2 1 (33.33%) Games
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Logistics
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) EDI
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) RPG
2 1 (33.33%) SQL

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Games
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) RPG Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) EDI
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Logistics
1 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) RPG/400
1 1 (33.33%) RPG IV
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) RPG
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Lotus
1 2 (66.67%) VMware