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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM iSeries
Rank 221 239 229
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -10
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 21 1 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.31% 0.015% 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.93% 0.046% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 38
Average salary £50,000 £28,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+78.57% -34.11%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £33,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+28.78% -17.50%
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
2259 2168 2576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 33.21% 32.75% 32.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1969 1720 2204
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing iSeries across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

iSeries Salary Histogram 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 28 January 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
Lancashire - 11 £50,000 - 1
Cheshire - 9 £49,000 -
Manchester - 1 - - 1
iSeries
England

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 31 (65.96%) SQL
2 30 (63.83%) RPG
3 24 (51.06%) C#
3 24 (51.06%) .NET
3 24 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (48.94%) QA
4 23 (48.94%) Mentoring
4 23 (48.94%) ASP.NET
5 22 (46.81%) AS400
6 15 (31.91%) Waterfall
7 14 (29.79%) .NET Framework
7 14 (29.79%) ITIL
8 12 (25.53%) DB2
8 12 (25.53%) Telecoms
9 10 (21.28%) Billing
9 10 (21.28%) IBM
10 7 (14.89%) Java
10 7 (14.89%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (12.77%) Web Services
12 5 (10.64%) Swing
12 5 (10.64%) JMS
12 5 (10.64%) BT
12 5 (10.64%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (10.64%) Synon
12 5 (10.64%) Technical Analysis
12 5 (10.64%) RPG/400
12 5 (10.64%) Computer Science
12 5 (10.64%) Degree
13 4 (8.51%) Software Engineering
13 4 (8.51%) Migration

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Internet
1 1 (2.13%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.53%) DB2
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Synon
General
1 12 (25.53%) Telecoms
2 10 (21.28%) Billing
3 1 (2.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (51.06%) Team Leader
1 24 (51.06%) Software Team Leader
2 23 (48.94%) .NET Team Leader
2 23 (48.94%) Software Development Team Leader
2 23 (48.94%) Development Team Leader
3 5 (10.64%) Software Engineer
4 2 (4.26%) Developer
4 2 (4.26%) Analyst
4 2 (4.26%) Administrator
4 2 (4.26%) Data Analyst
4 2 (4.26%) Data Migration Analyst
4 2 (4.26%) Software Manager
5 1 (2.13%) RPG Developer
5 1 (2.13%) Software Support Engineer
5 1 (2.13%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (2.13%) Software Developer
5 1 (2.13%) Tester
5 1 (2.13%) Senior Developer
5 1 (2.13%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (51.06%) .NET
2 23 (48.94%) ASP.NET
3 14 (29.79%) .NET Framework
4 6 (12.77%) Web Services
5 5 (10.64%) Swing
5 5 (10.64%) JMS
6 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (46.81%) AS400
2 5 (10.64%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (48.94%) Mentoring
3 15 (31.91%) Waterfall
4 14 (29.79%) ITIL
5 7 (14.89%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (10.64%) Technical Analysis
6 5 (10.64%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (8.51%) Migration
7 4 (8.51%) Software Engineering
8 3 (6.38%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (6.38%) Validation
9 2 (4.26%) Data Management
9 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
9 2 (4.26%) Change Management
9 2 (4.26%) Line Management
9 2 (4.26%) Time Management
9 2 (4.26%) Data Migration
10 1 (2.13%) Manual Testing
10 1 (2.13%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 31 (65.96%) SQL
2 30 (63.83%) RPG
3 24 (51.06%) C#
4 7 (14.89%) Java
5 5 (10.64%) RPG/400
6 2 (4.26%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (48.94%) QA
2 3 (6.38%) ISO 9001
2 3 (6.38%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (21.28%) IBM
2 5 (10.64%) BT
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle
4 1 (2.13%) Progress
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