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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM iSeries
Rank 231 204 201
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -3
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 10 16 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.16% 0.30% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.45% 0.79% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 18
Average salary £42,250 £32,000 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.03% +4.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £30,400 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £32,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
- +0.62%
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
2235 2031 1989
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 35.17% 38.13% 36.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1786 1714 1667
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
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 24 October 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
Gloucestershire - 5 £37,000 -
Wiltshire - 5 £47,500 -
iSeries
England

iSeries
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 11 (68.75%) AS400
2 10 (62.50%) RPG
2 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 10 (62.50%) RPG IV
3 5 (31.25%) RPG III
3 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
3 5 (31.25%) LPAR
3 5 (31.25%) INSURE/90
3 5 (31.25%) Data Extraction
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (31.25%) Windows 2000 Server
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
3 5 (31.25%) CSS
3 5 (31.25%) Windows
3 5 (31.25%) COBOL
3 5 (31.25%) HTML
3 5 (31.25%) IBM
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (31.25%) Finance
4 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.25%) OS/400
5 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) INSURE/90
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Developer
1 10 (62.50%) RPG Developer
2 5 (31.25%) AS400 Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Senior RPG Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Senior Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Support Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) AS400 Support
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) HTML
1 5 (31.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) AS400
2 5 (31.25%) Data Extraction
2 5 (31.25%) LPAR
2 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
1 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (31.25%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (6.25%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) RPG
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
1 10 (62.50%) RPG IV
2 5 (31.25%) RPG III
2 5 (31.25%) COBOL
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) IBM