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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM iSeries
Rank 211 216 249
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +33
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 54 23 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.86% 0.38% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.10% 1.06% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 54 23 24
Median salary £38,750 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £44,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
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
2570 2179 2612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.06% 36.08% 35.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2123 1720 2214
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing iSeries as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 9 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the North West region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire +21 31 £40,000 - 1
Manchester - 5 £28,500 - 1
Cheshire +1 2 £28,125 -29.68%
Merseyside - 2 £42,500 -
iSeries
England

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT jobs citing iSeries also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 61 (67.78%) RPG
2 57 (63.33%) AS400
3 47 (52.22%) SQL
4 40 (44.44%) ERP
5 34 (37.78%) IBM
6 33 (36.67%) Finance
7 31 (34.44%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (34.44%) DB2
8 30 (33.33%) ITIL
9 29 (32.22%) RPG IV
10 28 (31.11%) SDLC
11 23 (25.56%) Waterfall
11 23 (25.56%) Unit Testing
12 13 (14.44%) XML
13 12 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
14 11 (12.22%) MS Excel
14 11 (12.22%) Microsoft
14 11 (12.22%) Billing
15 10 (11.11%) C#
15 10 (11.11%) Telecoms
16 9 (10.00%) HTML
16 9 (10.00%) JavaScript
16 9 (10.00%) MS Office
16 9 (10.00%) ASP.NET
16 9 (10.00%) CSS
16 9 (10.00%) .NET
16 9 (10.00%) SQL Server
16 9 (10.00%) Web Services
16 9 (10.00%) Windows
17 8 (8.89%) Advertising

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (12.22%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (34.44%) DB2
2 9 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (7.78%) RDBMS
3 7 (7.78%) Relational Database
3 7 (7.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.33%) JIRA
2 2 (2.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 33 (36.67%) Finance
2 11 (12.22%) Billing
3 10 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 8 (8.89%) Advertising
5 5 (5.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 69 (76.67%) Analyst
2 38 (42.22%) Applications Support
3 34 (37.78%) Programmer
4 32 (35.56%) Analyst Programmer
5 30 (33.33%) Support Analyst
6 28 (31.11%) Applications Support Analyst
7 26 (28.89%) RPG Programmer
8 25 (27.78%) RPG Analyst Programmer
9 8 (8.89%) .NET Programmer
9 8 (8.89%) C# Programmer
9 8 (8.89%) Developer
10 7 (7.78%) .NET Analyst Programmer
10 7 (7.78%) VB Analyst Programmer
10 7 (7.78%) VB Programmer
10 7 (7.78%) VB6 Analyst Programmer
10 7 (7.78%) VB6 Programmer
11 6 (6.67%) Senior Programme Analyst
11 6 (6.67%) Senior Programmer
11 6 (6.67%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
11 6 (6.67%) Senior RPG Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.44%) XML
2 9 (10.00%) .NET
2 9 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (10.00%) CSS
2 9 (10.00%) HTML
2 9 (10.00%) Web Services
3 7 (7.78%) Ajax
3 7 (7.78%) RESTful
3 7 (7.78%) SOAP
3 7 (7.78%) WCF
4 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.22%) jQuery
5 1 (1.11%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 57 (63.33%) AS400
2 7 (7.78%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (1.11%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (44.44%) ERP
2 31 (34.44%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (33.33%) ITIL
4 28 (31.11%) SDLC
5 23 (25.56%) Unit Testing
5 23 (25.56%) Waterfall
6 8 (8.89%) Logistics
6 8 (8.89%) Software Testing
7 7 (7.78%) ITIL V3
8 4 (4.44%) System Testing
9 3 (3.33%) Automated Testing
9 3 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (2.22%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (2.22%) Enterprise Architecture
10 2 (2.22%) ETL
10 2 (2.22%) MVC
10 2 (2.22%) Service Management
10 2 (2.22%) SOA
10 2 (2.22%) TDD
10 2 (2.22%) UML
Programming Languages
1 61 (67.78%) RPG
2 47 (52.22%) SQL
3 29 (32.22%) RPG IV
4 10 (11.11%) C#
5 9 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (7.78%) VB
6 7 (7.78%) VB6
7 3 (3.33%) VBA
8 2 (2.22%) Java
8 2 (2.22%) PHP
8 2 (2.22%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (7.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.56%) Degree
3 3 (3.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 34 (37.78%) IBM
2 11 (12.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.22%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.11%) BT
4 1 (1.11%) Cognos
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