The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM iSeries
Rank 231 219 213
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -6
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 7 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% 0.036% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 0.094% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 3
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £33,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+28.78% -17.50%
iSeries
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1914 2129 2110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 32.29% 38.80% 37.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1519 1741 1789
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

iSeries
Salary Trend in the South West

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

iSeries Salary Trend in the South West

iSeries
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 January 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
Gloucestershire - 5 £47,500 -
Somerset - 1 - - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £40,000 -
iSeries
England

iSeries
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 (94.12%) AS400
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 9 (52.94%) RPG
3 9 (52.94%) RPG IV
4 7 (41.18%) IBM
5 5 (29.41%) Data Extraction
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (29.41%) Windows 2000 Server
5 5 (29.41%) LPAR
5 5 (29.41%) Finance
5 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
5 5 (29.41%) COBOL
5 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
5 5 (29.41%) Windows
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
6 4 (23.53%) .NET
6 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
6 4 (23.53%) C#
7 2 (11.76%) AIX
7 2 (11.76%) Control-M
7 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
8 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
8 1 (5.88%) Oracle
8 1 (5.88%) MS Project
8 1 (5.88%) MS Office
8 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (5.88%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (5.88%) Office 365

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Project
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) RPG Developer
1 5 (29.41%) AS400 Developer
1 5 (29.41%) Developer
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
1 5 (29.41%) Support Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Team Leader
2 4 (23.53%) Development Team Leader
2 4 (23.53%) AS400 Support
3 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) AS400 Operator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (94.12%) AS400
2 5 (29.41%) Data Extraction
2 5 (29.41%) LPAR
2 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (29.41%) Windows 2000 Server
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
1 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (11.76%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 9 (52.94%) RPG
2 9 (52.94%) RPG IV
3 5 (29.41%) COBOL
4 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 4 (23.53%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Control-M
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) IBM
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle