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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM iSeries
Rank 228 237 238
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 26 9 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 0.13% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.09% 0.43% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 26 9 12
Average salary £47,000 £42,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.58% +18.05%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
2381 2109 2320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 32.51% 31.48% 32.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1881 1730 1974
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £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
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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 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 - 17 £47,000 - 3
Cheshire -9 9 £30,000 -29.41% 2
iSeries
England

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 22 (68.75%) SQL
2 21 (65.63%) RPG
3 20 (62.50%) .NET
4 15 (46.88%) Waterfall
4 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (46.88%) C#
5 14 (43.75%) ASP.NET
5 14 (43.75%) QA
5 14 (43.75%) Mentoring
5 14 (43.75%) .NET Framework
6 10 (31.25%) AS400
7 9 (28.13%) ITIL
8 8 (25.00%) IBM
8 8 (25.00%) DB2
8 8 (25.00%) Telecoms
9 5 (15.63%) Degree
9 5 (15.63%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (15.63%) Release Management
9 5 (15.63%) Unit Testing
9 5 (15.63%) System Testing
9 5 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (15.63%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (9.38%) Billing
10 3 (9.38%) Migration
11 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (6.25%) Time Management
11 2 (6.25%) Data Migration
11 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
12 1 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
12 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) DB2
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.38%) Billing
3 1 (3.13%) Back Office
3 1 (3.13%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Team Leader
2 16 (50.00%) Software Team Leader
3 15 (46.88%) Development Team Leader
4 14 (43.75%) .NET Team Leader
4 14 (43.75%) Software Development Team Leader
5 6 (18.75%) Developer
6 5 (15.63%) Senior Developer
6 5 (15.63%) Senior Software Developer
6 5 (15.63%) Software Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Data Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Data Migration Analyst
9 1 (3.13%) Designer
9 1 (3.13%) Tivoli Specialist
9 1 (3.13%) RPG Programmer
9 1 (3.13%) RPG Analyst Programmer
9 1 (3.13%) Analyst Programmer
9 1 (3.13%) Programmer
9 1 (3.13%) Administrator
9 1 (3.13%) Systems Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (62.50%) .NET
2 14 (43.75%) ASP.NET
2 14 (43.75%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.13%) HTML5
3 1 (3.13%) CSS
3 1 (3.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) AS400
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) UNIX
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Waterfall
1 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (43.75%) Mentoring
3 9 (28.13%) ITIL
4 5 (15.63%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (15.63%) Release Management
4 5 (15.63%) Unit Testing
4 5 (15.63%) System Testing
4 5 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (15.63%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (9.38%) Migration
6 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.25%) Time Management
6 2 (6.25%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (3.13%) Use Case
7 1 (3.13%) Data Management
7 1 (3.13%) Change Management
7 1 (3.13%) UML
Programming Languages
1 22 (68.75%) SQL
2 21 (65.63%) RPG
3 15 (46.88%) C#
4 1 (3.13%) RPG IV
4 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (43.75%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.13%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (3.13%) Progress
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