The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM iSeries
Rank 78 81 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 4 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.53% 0.47% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.42% 0.95% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Average salary £58,750 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
iSeries
Hampshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
281 423 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 37.12% 49.47% 41.47%
Number of salaries quoted 239 388 334
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

iSeries
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

iSeries Salary Trend in Southampton

iSeries
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 (100.00%) AS400
2 13 (86.67%) Finance
2 13 (86.67%) Mentoring
3 11 (73.33%) Coaching
3 11 (73.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 11 (73.33%) ISTQB
3 11 (73.33%) HP Quality Center
3 11 (73.33%) SQL
3 11 (73.33%) ISEB
4 4 (26.67%) RPG IV
4 4 (26.67%) RPG
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Analysis

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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.

General
1 13 (86.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Analyst
1 11 (73.33%) Test Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) AS400 Test Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Team Leader
3 4 (26.67%) Development Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 15 (100.00%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Mentoring
2 11 (73.33%) Coaching
2 11 (73.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) RPG IV
2 4 (26.67%) RPG
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) ISEB
1 11 (73.33%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 11 (73.33%) HP Quality Center