The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM iSeries
Rank 171 155 156
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +1
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 5 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.12% 0.13% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% 0.43% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 8
Average salary £33,000 £43,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.25% -3.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,600 £43,000 £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £43,000 £45,400
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1074 925 838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 26.33% 29.24% 23.71%
Number of salaries quoted 676 498 592
Average salary £42,000 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.20% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,850
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.89%
iSeries
UK

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing iSeries across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

iSeries
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing iSeries across the Scotland region.

iSeries Salary Trend in Scotland

iSeries
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -12 4 £33,000 -
Edinburgh -24 1 - -
iSeries
UK

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 14 (82.35%) Finance
2 12 (70.59%) SQL
3 10 (58.82%) Windows
4 9 (52.94%) UNIX
5 8 (47.06%) RPG
6 6 (35.29%) Mainframe
7 5 (29.41%) Oracle
8 4 (23.53%) Linux
8 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (17.65%) Retail
9 3 (17.65%) RPG IV
9 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
9 3 (17.65%) OS/400
9 3 (17.65%) FTP
9 3 (17.65%) Sybase
9 3 (17.65%) DB2
9 3 (17.65%) ODBC
9 3 (17.65%) CISA
9 3 (17.65%) QiCA
9 3 (17.65%) Middleware
9 3 (17.65%) Performance Analysis
10 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (11.76%) IBM
10 2 (11.76%) ITIL
10 2 (11.76%) COBOL
10 2 (11.76%) Systems Analysis
10 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
10 2 (11.76%) Change Management

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) FTP
2 1 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) DB2
2 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
General
1 14 (82.35%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (17.65%) RPG Developer
2 3 (17.65%) IT Audit Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Audit Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (11.76%) IT Risk Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Capacity Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.88%) Support Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) ODBC
1 3 (17.65%) Middleware
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.88%) AS400
2 1 (5.88%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) UNIX
3 4 (23.53%) Linux
4 3 (17.65%) OS/400
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
6 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.88%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
2 3 (17.65%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Change Management
3 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.88%) System Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 8 (47.06%) RPG
3 3 (17.65%) RPG IV
4 2 (11.76%) COBOL
5 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) CISA
1 3 (17.65%) QiCA
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Sybase
3 2 (11.76%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) EMC
4 1 (5.88%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Altiris