The 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM iSeries
Rank 164 161 155
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 1 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.030% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.074% 0.45% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 5
Average salary - £32,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.53%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
iSeries
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1349 1339 1115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 40.79% 36.40% 36.79%
Number of salaries quoted 821 882 727
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 28 August 2015. 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
Edinburgh -10 1 - -
iSeries
UK

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Banking
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) UNIX
3 3 (50.00%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
4 2 (33.33%) Matrix Management
4 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (33.33%) JBoss
4 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) Perl
4 2 (33.33%) RPG
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) DB2
4 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
4 2 (33.33%) SOAP
4 2 (33.33%) JMS
4 2 (33.33%) Clustering
4 2 (33.33%) SSL
4 2 (33.33%) zOS
4 2 (33.33%) AS400
5 1 (16.67%) MKS
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 2 (33.33%) JBoss
1 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) BPCS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (83.33%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) AS400 Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) SOAP
1 2 (33.33%) JMS
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) AS400
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) UNIX
3 2 (33.33%) zOS
4 1 (16.67%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Matrix Management
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) Perl
1 2 (33.33%) RPG
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) RPG IV
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) MKS
2 1 (16.67%) Infor