The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM iSeries
Rank 90 86 91
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 7 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.56% 0.37% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.76% 1.10% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 3
Average salary £31,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
iSeries
Wales

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

Miscellaneous Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
398 363 428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 31.56% 33.33% 38.08%
Number of salaries quoted 340 329 377
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,250 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

iSeries
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

iSeries Salary Trend in South Wales

iSeries
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 31 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
Cardiff -10 4 £31,250 -16.66%
Newport - 3 £31,500 -
iSeries
Wales

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 16 (72.73%) Finance
2 12 (54.55%) RPG
2 12 (54.55%) RPG IV
3 10 (45.45%) AS400
4 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (36.36%) SQL
4 8 (36.36%) SDLC
5 7 (31.82%) Degree
6 6 (27.27%) IBM
7 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
7 5 (22.73%) DB2
7 5 (22.73%) Banking
7 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
7 5 (22.73%) Scrum
7 5 (22.73%) INSURE/90
7 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
7 5 (22.73%) RPG/400
8 4 (18.18%) WebSphere
8 4 (18.18%) MS Office
9 3 (13.64%) ITIL
9 3 (13.64%) Windows
9 3 (13.64%) Linux
9 3 (13.64%) Data Modelling
9 3 (13.64%) ISEB
9 3 (13.64%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (13.64%) Validation
9 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
9 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
9 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (13.64%) Waterfall

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 4 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 2 (9.09%) IIS
3 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Office
2 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (22.73%) INSURE/90
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) DB2
2 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) Star Schema
General
1 16 (72.73%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
2 5 (22.73%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Analyst
2 11 (50.00%) Programmer
2 11 (50.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 11 (50.00%) RPG Programmer
2 11 (50.00%) RPG Analyst Programmer
3 7 (31.82%) Developer
4 5 (22.73%) Senior Analyst Programmer
4 5 (22.73%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
4 5 (22.73%) Senior RPG Developer
4 5 (22.73%) Senior RPG Programmer
4 5 (22.73%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) Senior Developer
4 5 (22.73%) Developer Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) RPG Developer
4 5 (22.73%) Senior Programmer
5 3 (13.64%) Business Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Support Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Support
6 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) AS400
2 2 (9.09%) Data Integration
2 2 (9.09%) LPAR
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) OS/400
2 2 (9.09%) AIX
2 2 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (36.36%) SDLC
2 5 (22.73%) Scrum
2 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
3 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
3 3 (13.64%) Validation
3 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (13.64%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
3 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
3 3 (13.64%) ITIL
3 3 (13.64%) Data Modelling
4 2 (9.09%) Project Management
4 2 (9.09%) Data Security
4 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 2 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (9.09%) Data Privacy
5 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.55%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) RPG
1 12 (54.55%) RPG IV
2 8 (36.36%) SQL
3 5 (22.73%) RPG/400
4 2 (9.09%) COBOL
4 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) ISEB
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (4.55%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Nessus
1 1 (4.55%) Nmap
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) IBM
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Informatica
3 2 (9.09%) Teradata
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) Blue Coat