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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM iSeries
Rank 232 233 232
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 28 11 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.37% 0.16% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.17% 0.51% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 28 11 15
Average salary £43,750 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,000 £45,500
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
2402 2149 2332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 31.98% 31.89% 32.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1958 1754 1988
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 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 20 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 20 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 - 15 £47,000 - 2
Cheshire -10 12 £30,000 -29.41%
Manchester -19 1 £20,500 -31.09%
iSeries
England

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 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 26 (68.42%) SQL
2 23 (60.53%) RPG
3 22 (57.89%) .NET
4 17 (44.74%) Waterfall
4 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (44.74%) C#
5 16 (42.11%) ASP.NET
5 16 (42.11%) .NET Framework
5 16 (42.11%) QA
5 16 (42.11%) Mentoring
6 12 (31.58%) ITIL
6 12 (31.58%) AS400
7 10 (26.32%) Telecoms
7 10 (26.32%) DB2
7 10 (26.32%) IBM
8 7 (18.42%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (13.16%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (13.16%) Release Management
9 5 (13.16%) Unit Testing
9 5 (13.16%) System Testing
9 5 (13.16%) Degree
9 5 (13.16%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (10.53%) Migration
11 3 (7.89%) Billing
11 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
12 2 (5.26%) Change Management
12 2 (5.26%) Data Management
12 2 (5.26%) Time Management
12 2 (5.26%) Data Migration
12 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Internet
1 1 (2.63%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) DB2
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (26.32%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.89%) Billing
3 1 (2.63%) Back Office
3 1 (2.63%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (50.00%) Team Leader
2 18 (47.37%) Software Team Leader
3 17 (44.74%) Development Team Leader
4 16 (42.11%) .NET Team Leader
4 16 (42.11%) Software Development Team Leader
5 6 (15.79%) Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Software Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Senior Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Administrator
8 2 (5.26%) Data Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Data Migration Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) RPG Programmer
9 1 (2.63%) RPG Analyst Programmer
9 1 (2.63%) Designer
9 1 (2.63%) Tivoli Specialist
9 1 (2.63%) Analyst Programmer
9 1 (2.63%) Programmer
9 1 (2.63%) Systems Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (57.89%) .NET
2 16 (42.11%) ASP.NET
2 16 (42.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.63%) HTML5
3 1 (2.63%) HTML
3 1 (2.63%) CSS
3 1 (2.63%) Web Services
3 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) AS400
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) UNIX
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (44.74%) Waterfall
2 16 (42.11%) Mentoring
3 12 (31.58%) ITIL
4 7 (18.42%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (13.16%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (13.16%) System Testing
5 5 (13.16%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (13.16%) Release Management
5 5 (13.16%) Unit Testing
6 4 (10.53%) Migration
7 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (5.26%) Change Management
8 2 (5.26%) Data Management
8 2 (5.26%) Time Management
8 2 (5.26%) Data Migration
9 1 (2.63%) Manual Testing
9 1 (2.63%) Use Case
9 1 (2.63%) E-business
9 1 (2.63%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 26 (68.42%) SQL
2 23 (60.53%) RPG
3 17 (44.74%) C#
4 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.63%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (42.11%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.63%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) IBM
2 1 (2.63%) Progress
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