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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM iSeries
England / North West
Rank 214 216 234
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +18
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 34 18 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.56% 0.32% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.40% 0.88% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 34 17 14
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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
2433 2053 2423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.39% 36.92% 34.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1976 1656 2029
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +4 13 £40,000 - 2
Manchester -28 3 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Cheshire +1 1 £32,500 -18.75%
iSeries
England

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 64 (69.57%) AS400
2 58 (63.04%) RPG
3 48 (52.17%) SQL
3 48 (52.17%) ERP
4 39 (42.39%) IBM
5 35 (38.04%) SDLC
6 34 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (36.96%) DB2
7 32 (34.78%) ITIL
8 26 (28.26%) Unit Testing
8 26 (28.26%) Waterfall
9 24 (26.09%) RPG IV
10 22 (23.91%) Finance
11 13 (14.13%) .NET
11 13 (14.13%) HTML
12 12 (13.04%) Microsoft
12 12 (13.04%) C#
13 11 (11.96%) Windows
13 11 (11.96%) JavaScript
13 11 (11.96%) SQL Server
13 11 (11.96%) ASP.NET
13 11 (11.96%) CSS
13 11 (11.96%) Web Services
13 11 (11.96%) XML
14 10 (10.87%) BizTalk Server
15 8 (8.70%) RESTful
15 8 (8.70%) Relational Database
15 8 (8.70%) Ajax
15 8 (8.70%) Logistics
15 8 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005

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 10 (10.87%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (3.26%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.17%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (8.70%) MS Office
2 7 (7.61%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (36.96%) DB2
2 11 (11.96%) SQL Server
3 8 (8.70%) RDBMS
3 8 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 8 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.26%) JIRA
1 3 (3.26%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (23.91%) Finance
2 8 (8.70%) Advertising
2 8 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 7 (7.61%) Billing
4 6 (6.52%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 62 (67.39%) Analyst
2 45 (48.91%) Applications Support
3 38 (41.30%) Programmer
4 31 (33.70%) Analyst Programmer
5 28 (30.43%) Applications Support Analyst
5 28 (30.43%) RPG Programmer
5 28 (30.43%) Support Analyst
6 23 (25.00%) RPG Analyst Programmer
7 14 (15.22%) Systems Support
8 10 (10.87%) .NET Programmer
8 10 (10.87%) C# Programmer
9 8 (8.70%) .NET Analyst Programmer
9 8 (8.70%) VB Analyst Programmer
9 8 (8.70%) VB Programmer
9 8 (8.70%) VB6 Analyst Programmer
9 8 (8.70%) VB6 Programmer
10 5 (5.43%) Developer
10 5 (5.43%) Senior Programmer
10 5 (5.43%) Senior RPG Programmer
11 4 (4.35%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.13%) .NET
1 13 (14.13%) HTML
2 11 (11.96%) ASP.NET
2 11 (11.96%) CSS
2 11 (11.96%) Web Services
2 11 (11.96%) XML
3 8 (8.70%) Ajax
3 8 (8.70%) RESTful
3 8 (8.70%) SOAP
3 8 (8.70%) WCF
4 3 (3.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (3.26%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 64 (69.57%) AS400
2 8 (8.70%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (52.17%) ERP
2 35 (38.04%) SDLC
3 34 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (34.78%) ITIL
5 26 (28.26%) Unit Testing
5 26 (28.26%) Waterfall
6 8 (8.70%) Logistics
7 3 (3.26%) Automated Testing
7 3 (3.26%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (3.26%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (3.26%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (3.26%) ETL
7 3 (3.26%) ITIL V3
7 3 (3.26%) MVC
7 3 (3.26%) Service Management
7 3 (3.26%) SOA
7 3 (3.26%) Software Testing
7 3 (3.26%) Target Operating Model
7 3 (3.26%) TDD
8 2 (2.17%) UML
Programming Languages
1 58 (63.04%) RPG
2 48 (52.17%) SQL
3 24 (26.09%) RPG IV
4 12 (13.04%) C#
5 11 (11.96%) JavaScript
6 8 (8.70%) VB
6 8 (8.70%) VB6
7 5 (5.43%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.26%) PHP
8 3 (3.26%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.26%) VBA
9 2 (2.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.26%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.09%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 39 (42.39%) IBM
2 12 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.17%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.09%) BT
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