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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM iSeries
England / North West
Rank 212 214 229
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +15
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 40 19 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.67% 0.34% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.59% 0.91% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 40 19 12
Median salary £38,750 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% -20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%

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
2517 2078 2438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 42.13% 37.64% 36.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2083 1652 2099
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £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 24 January 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 24 January 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 +8 18 £40,000 - 1
Manchester - 4 £47,500 -
Merseyside - 2 £42,500 -
Cheshire -7 1 £32,500 -18.75% 1
iSeries
England

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 58 (65.17%) AS400
2 56 (62.92%) RPG
3 45 (50.56%) SQL
4 42 (47.19%) ERP
5 33 (37.08%) IBM
6 31 (34.83%) ITIL
6 31 (34.83%) SDLC
7 30 (33.71%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (33.71%) DB2
8 26 (29.21%) Finance
8 26 (29.21%) RPG IV
9 22 (24.72%) Unit Testing
9 22 (24.72%) Waterfall
10 12 (13.48%) C#
10 12 (13.48%) Microsoft
11 11 (12.36%) Windows
11 11 (12.36%) HTML
11 11 (12.36%) JavaScript
11 11 (12.36%) .NET
11 11 (12.36%) SQL Server
11 11 (12.36%) ASP.NET
11 11 (12.36%) CSS
11 11 (12.36%) Web Services
11 11 (12.36%) XML
12 10 (11.24%) MS Excel
12 10 (11.24%) Billing
12 10 (11.24%) BizTalk Server
13 9 (10.11%) Telecoms
13 9 (10.11%) MS Office
14 8 (8.99%) SOAP

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 (11.24%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (3.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (11.24%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (33.71%) DB2
2 11 (12.36%) SQL Server
3 8 (8.99%) RDBMS
3 8 (8.99%) Relational Database
3 8 (8.99%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.37%) JIRA
1 3 (3.37%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (29.21%) Finance
2 10 (11.24%) Billing
3 9 (10.11%) Telecoms
4 8 (8.99%) Advertising
5 4 (4.49%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.37%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 64 (71.91%) Analyst
2 42 (47.19%) Applications Support
3 34 (38.20%) Programmer
4 31 (34.83%) Analyst Programmer
5 28 (31.46%) Applications Support Analyst
5 28 (31.46%) Support Analyst
6 24 (26.97%) RPG Programmer
7 23 (25.84%) RPG Analyst Programmer
8 10 (11.24%) .NET Programmer
8 10 (11.24%) C# Programmer
8 10 (11.24%) Systems Support
9 8 (8.99%) .NET Analyst Programmer
9 8 (8.99%) VB Analyst Programmer
9 8 (8.99%) VB Programmer
9 8 (8.99%) VB6 Analyst Programmer
9 8 (8.99%) VB6 Programmer
10 7 (7.87%) Developer
11 5 (5.62%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
11 5 (5.62%) 3rd Line Support
12 4 (4.49%) Graduate Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.36%) .NET
1 11 (12.36%) ASP.NET
1 11 (12.36%) CSS
1 11 (12.36%) HTML
1 11 (12.36%) Web Services
1 11 (12.36%) XML
2 8 (8.99%) Ajax
2 8 (8.99%) RESTful
2 8 (8.99%) SOAP
2 8 (8.99%) WCF
3 3 (3.37%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (3.37%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 58 (65.17%) AS400
2 8 (8.99%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (47.19%) ERP
2 31 (34.83%) ITIL
2 31 (34.83%) SDLC
3 30 (33.71%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (24.72%) Unit Testing
4 22 (24.72%) Waterfall
5 8 (8.99%) Logistics
6 6 (6.74%) ITIL V3
6 6 (6.74%) Software Testing
7 3 (3.37%) Automated Testing
7 3 (3.37%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (3.37%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (3.37%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (3.37%) ETL
7 3 (3.37%) MVC
7 3 (3.37%) Service Management
7 3 (3.37%) SOA
7 3 (3.37%) Target Operating Model
7 3 (3.37%) TDD
8 2 (2.25%) UML
Programming Languages
1 56 (62.92%) RPG
2 45 (50.56%) SQL
3 26 (29.21%) RPG IV
4 12 (13.48%) C#
5 11 (12.36%) JavaScript
6 8 (8.99%) VB
6 8 (8.99%) VB6
7 3 (3.37%) PHP
7 3 (3.37%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.37%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.37%) VBA
8 2 (2.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (8.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.37%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 33 (37.08%) IBM
2 12 (13.48%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.25%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.12%) BT
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