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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM iSeries
Rank 235 233 239
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 20 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.35% 0.18% 0.051%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.86% 0.51% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 19 8 2
Average salary £41,000 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.88% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £52,500 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +16.43%
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
2327 2163 2456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 41.14% 34.96% 42.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1862 1643 1993
Average salary £40,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing iSeries across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

iSeries Salary Histogram 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 1 May 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
(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
Wiltshire +1 9 £43,000 -4.44%
Gloucestershire +8 6 £25,000 -48.71%
Somerset -3 3 £30,000 -14.28%
Bristol - 2 £31,500 -
iSeries
England

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 15 (57.69%) RPG
2 12 (46.15%) RPG IV
3 11 (42.31%) AS400
4 10 (38.46%) SQL
5 8 (30.77%) ERP
5 8 (30.77%) IBM
6 7 (26.92%) System Testing
6 7 (26.92%) Infor
6 7 (26.92%) RPG III
6 7 (26.92%) IFS
6 7 (26.92%) Dell
6 7 (26.92%) Sun
6 7 (26.92%) FTP
6 7 (26.92%) DB2
7 6 (23.08%) HP
8 3 (11.54%) NetApp
9 2 (7.69%) NAS
9 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
9 2 (7.69%) OS/400
9 2 (7.69%) Unix
9 2 (7.69%) AIX
9 2 (7.69%) Oracle
9 2 (7.69%) SAN
10 1 (3.85%) EMC
10 1 (3.85%) ISEB
10 1 (3.85%) Retail
10 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
10 1 (3.85%) Finance
10 1 (3.85%) CRM
10 1 (3.85%) Web Services

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) FTP
2 2 (7.69%) NAS
2 2 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) DB2
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Retail
1 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Programmer
2 8 (30.77%) AS400 Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Analyst
3 7 (26.92%) Hardware Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) Analyst Programmer
4 6 (23.08%) AS400 Programmer
5 5 (19.23%) RPG Analyst Programmer
5 5 (19.23%) RPG Programmer
6 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (7.69%) Storage Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Storage Specialist
7 1 (3.85%) Development Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) HTML
1 1 (3.85%) Web Services
1 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) AS400
2 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) AIX
1 2 (7.69%) OS/400
1 2 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) ERP
2 7 (26.92%) System Testing
3 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (3.85%) CRM
3 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
3 1 (3.85%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (3.85%) Software Testing
3 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
3 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
3 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) RPG
2 12 (46.15%) RPG IV
3 10 (38.46%) SQL
4 7 (26.92%) RPG III
5 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) ISEB
1 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) IBM
2 7 (26.92%) Dell
2 7 (26.92%) IFS
2 7 (26.92%) Infor
2 7 (26.92%) Sun
3 6 (23.08%) HP
4 3 (11.54%) NetApp
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle
6 1 (3.85%) EMC
6 1 (3.85%) Microsoft