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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM iSeries
Rank 163 147 156
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +9
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 5 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.13% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.48% 0.75% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 5
Average salary £32,000 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% +1.53%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
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
1044 931 880
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 27.97% 30.10% 27.73%
Number of salaries quoted 660 603 566
Average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £30,000 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 21 August 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
Edinburgh -8 5 £32,000 -1.53%
iSeries
UK

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) UNIX
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) Banking
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (42.86%) Java
4 3 (42.86%) FTP
4 3 (42.86%) International Banking
4 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
4 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) Perl
5 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) DB2
5 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
5 2 (28.57%) SOAP
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) JBoss
5 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
5 2 (28.57%) JMS
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) TDD
6 1 (14.29%) HTML
6 1 (14.29%) Apache
6 1 (14.29%) HTTP
6 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (14.29%) Project Management

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (28.57%) WebLogic
1 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) FTP
2 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) DB2
2 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (57.14%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) International Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Technician
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) SOAP
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
1 2 (28.57%) JMS
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) JBoss