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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM iSeries
Rank 225 241 221
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -20
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 28 7 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 0.10% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.16% 0.31% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 25 7 26
Average salary £35,000 £26,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% -35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,700 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £48,800 £44,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%
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
2417 2266 2472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 32.65% 32.94% 32.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2076 1843 2170
Average salary £39,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,000
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 27 November 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 27 November 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
Cheshire +5 14 £30,000 -33.33%
Lancashire - 12 £47,000 - 1
Manchester -13 2 £20,500 -16.32%
iSeries
England

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 30 (69.77%) SQL
2 29 (67.44%) RPG
3 26 (60.47%) .NET
4 22 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (51.16%) C#
5 21 (48.84%) ASP.NET
5 21 (48.84%) Mentoring
5 21 (48.84%) QA
6 19 (44.19%) Waterfall
7 18 (41.86%) .NET Framework
8 17 (39.53%) AS400
9 12 (27.91%) ITIL
10 10 (23.26%) DB2
10 10 (23.26%) Telecoms
11 8 (18.60%) IBM
12 7 (16.28%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (13.95%) Degree
14 5 (11.63%) Billing
15 4 (9.30%) Migration
15 4 (9.30%) Requirements Analysis
15 4 (9.30%) Release Management
15 4 (9.30%) Unit Testing
15 4 (9.30%) System Testing
15 4 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
16 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
16 3 (6.98%) Web Services
17 2 (4.65%) Java
17 2 (4.65%) Swing
17 2 (4.65%) JMS
17 2 (4.65%) BT

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (2.33%) Internet
1 1 (2.33%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.26%) DB2
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Synon
General
1 10 (23.26%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.63%) Billing
3 1 (2.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (53.49%) Team Leader
2 22 (51.16%) Development Team Leader
2 22 (51.16%) Software Team Leader
3 21 (48.84%) .NET Team Leader
3 21 (48.84%) Software Development Team Leader
4 5 (11.63%) Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Software Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Senior Software Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) Data Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Data Migration Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Systems Designer
7 1 (2.33%) Tester
7 1 (2.33%) RPG Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (60.47%) .NET
2 21 (48.84%) ASP.NET
3 18 (41.86%) .NET Framework
4 3 (6.98%) Web Services
5 2 (4.65%) Swing
5 2 (4.65%) JMS
6 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (39.53%) AS400
2 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (48.84%) Mentoring
3 19 (44.19%) Waterfall
4 12 (27.91%) ITIL
5 7 (16.28%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (9.30%) Migration
6 4 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (9.30%) System Testing
6 4 (9.30%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (9.30%) Release Management
6 4 (9.30%) Unit Testing
7 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (4.65%) Change Management
8 2 (4.65%) Data Management
8 2 (4.65%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.65%) Time Management
8 2 (4.65%) Data Migration
8 2 (4.65%) Technical Analysis
9 1 (2.33%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (2.33%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (69.77%) SQL
2 29 (67.44%) RPG
3 22 (51.16%) C#
4 2 (4.65%) Java
4 2 (4.65%) RPG/400
4 2 (4.65%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (48.84%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) IBM
2 2 (4.65%) BT
3 1 (2.33%) Progress
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