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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM iSeries
Rank 76 90 93
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +3
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 17 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.61% 0.77% 0.091%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.51% 2.39% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 1
Median salary £30,500 £33,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.62% +3.84%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
377 419 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 35.63% 32.26% 35.04%
Number of salaries quoted 332 358 313
Median salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing iSeries as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing iSeries across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

iSeries Salary Histogram in South Wales

iSeries
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Newport +9 14 £30,500 -12.85%
Cardiff +11 3 £30,000 -4.00%
iSeries
Wales

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 22 (91.67%) Finance
2 14 (58.33%) Advertising
2 14 (58.33%) SQL
2 14 (58.33%) ITIL
2 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 13 (54.17%) IBM
4 11 (45.83%) Degree
5 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
6 8 (33.33%) Validation
7 7 (29.17%) Business Analysis
7 7 (29.17%) AS400
7 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
7 7 (29.17%) ISEB
7 7 (29.17%) Windows
7 7 (29.17%) MS Office
7 7 (29.17%) Data Modelling
7 7 (29.17%) Incident Management
7 7 (29.17%) Waterfall
8 6 (25.00%) Windows Server
8 6 (25.00%) C
9 5 (20.83%) RPG
9 5 (20.83%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (20.83%) Software Testing
9 5 (20.83%) Test Scripting
10 4 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
10 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
10 4 (16.67%) RPG/400
10 4 (16.67%) RPG IV

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) LAN
2 3 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
1 2 (8.33%) Star Schema
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 22 (91.67%) Finance
2 14 (58.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Analyst
2 13 (54.17%) Support Analyst
3 10 (41.67%) Applications Support
3 10 (41.67%) Applications Support Analyst
4 7 (29.17%) Developer
5 5 (20.83%) AS400 Developer
5 5 (20.83%) AS400 Programmer
5 5 (20.83%) Programmer
5 5 (20.83%) RPG Developer
5 5 (20.83%) RPG Programmer
6 4 (16.67%) Administrator
6 4 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (12.50%) Systems Support
7 3 (12.50%) Systems Support Analyst
8 2 (8.33%) IT Support
8 2 (8.33%) Operations Team Leader
8 2 (8.33%) Service Desk Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) AS400
2 2 (8.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
2 6 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (16.67%) Linux
4 3 (12.50%) Data ONTAP
4 3 (12.50%) VyOS
5 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (8.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) ITIL
2 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
3 8 (33.33%) Validation
4 7 (29.17%) Business Analysis
4 7 (29.17%) Data Modelling
4 7 (29.17%) Incident Management
4 7 (29.17%) Waterfall
5 5 (20.83%) Software Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Test Scripting
6 4 (16.67%) SIEM
6 4 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
7 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (12.50%) High Availability
8 2 (8.33%) Change Management
8 2 (8.33%) Kimball Methodology
8 2 (8.33%) Logical Data Model
8 2 (8.33%) Migration
8 2 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (8.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) C
3 5 (20.83%) RPG
4 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 4 (16.67%) RPG IV
4 4 (16.67%) RPG/400
5 3 (12.50%) Shell Script
6 2 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) Degree
2 7 (29.17%) ISEB
3 5 (20.83%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (8.33%) CCNA
6 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (4.17%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Nagios
2 1 (4.17%) Nessus
2 1 (4.17%) Nmap
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 13 (54.17%) IBM
3 4 (16.67%) Dell
3 4 (16.67%) Intel
3 4 (16.67%) Splunk
3 4 (16.67%) VMware
4 3 (12.50%) NetApp
4 3 (12.50%) Vyatta
5 2 (8.33%) Informatica
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle
5 2 (8.33%) Teradata
6 1 (4.17%) Blue Coat