The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM iSeries
Rank 237 225 246
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +21
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 16 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.17% 0.095%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.67% 0.55% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 7
Average salary £47,000 £42,500 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.58% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.84%
iSeries
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2375 2180 2343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 32.62% 31.63% 31.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1841 1803 1986
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

iSeries
Salary Trend in the North West

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

iSeries Salary Trend in the North West

iSeries
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the North West region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. 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
Lancashire - 15 £47,000 - 3
Cheshire -19 1 £35,000 -17.64% 1
iSeries
England

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 19 (82.61%) RPG
2 18 (78.26%) .NET
3 14 (60.87%) SQL
4 13 (56.52%) C#
4 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (56.52%) Waterfall
5 12 (52.17%) ASP.NET
5 12 (52.17%) .NET Framework
5 12 (52.17%) QA
5 12 (52.17%) Mentoring
6 6 (26.09%) AS400
6 6 (26.09%) Degree
7 5 (21.74%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (21.74%) Release Management
7 5 (21.74%) Unit Testing
7 5 (21.74%) System Testing
7 5 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (13.04%) IBM
9 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
9 2 (8.70%) Windows
9 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
10 1 (4.35%) HTML
10 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
10 1 (4.35%) DB2
10 1 (4.35%) CSS
10 1 (4.35%) ITIL
10 1 (4.35%) UNIX
10 1 (4.35%) UML
10 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
10 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 (4.35%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) ADSL
1 1 (4.35%) VoIP
1 1 (4.35%) DHCP
1 1 (4.35%) VPN
1 1 (4.35%) DNS
1 1 (4.35%) SSL
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
1 1 (4.35%) IPsec
1 1 (4.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) DB2
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Billing
2 1 (4.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Team Leader
2 14 (60.87%) Software Team Leader
3 13 (56.52%) Development Team Leader
4 12 (52.17%) .NET Team Leader
4 12 (52.17%) Software Development Team Leader
5 6 (26.09%) Developer
6 5 (21.74%) Senior Software Developer
6 5 (21.74%) Senior Developer
6 5 (21.74%) Software Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) Systems Designer
8 1 (4.35%) RPG Programmer
8 1 (4.35%) RPG Analyst Programmer
8 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Technician
8 1 (4.35%) Designer
8 1 (4.35%) Tivoli Specialist
8 1 (4.35%) Analyst Programmer
8 1 (4.35%) Support Technician
8 1 (4.35%) Programmer
8 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (78.26%) .NET
2 12 (52.17%) ASP.NET
2 12 (52.17%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.35%) HTML5
3 1 (4.35%) CSS
3 1 (4.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) AS400
2 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (56.52%) Waterfall
2 12 (52.17%) Mentoring
3 5 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (21.74%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (21.74%) Release Management
3 5 (21.74%) Unit Testing
3 5 (21.74%) System Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Time Management
4 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.35%) Use Case
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL
4 1 (4.35%) UML
4 1 (4.35%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) RPG
2 14 (60.87%) SQL
3 13 (56.52%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (52.17%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) IBM
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) HP
2 1 (4.35%) Avaya
2 1 (4.35%) VMware
2 1 (4.35%) WatchGuard
2 1 (4.35%) Draytek
2 1 (4.35%) Progress
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago