The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM iSeries
Rank 702 775 653
Rank change year-on-year
+73 -122
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 191 155 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.13% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.43% 0.34% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 176 122 163
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £30,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £77,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
44233 46035 43813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.39% 39.35% 40.30%
Number of salaries quoted 35155 36206 35302
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,625 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend

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

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

iSeries
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing iSeries within the UK.

iSeries Salary Trend in the UK

iSeries
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing iSeries over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 within the UK.

iSeries Salary Histogram in the UK

iSeries
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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
England +49 179 £40,000 -2.73% 11
South East +17 60 £40,000 -11.11% 3
East of England +11 39 £40,000 +6.66% 3
London +29 23 £50,000 -11.11% 2
Surrey +26 21 £40,000 +63.26% 3
Bedfordshire -2 21 £40,000 +6.66%
Camberley - 19 £40,000 -
South West -3 14 £35,000 -5.40% 1
West Midlands -5 14 £40,000 +6.66%
City of London +28 13 £49,500 -30.03%
East Midlands +10 13 £35,000 -9.09%
Hampshire +10 13 £40,000 +9.58%
Bedford +8 9 £40,000 +56.86%
Essex +1 8 £47,500 +48.43% 2
Gloucestershire -11 8 £35,000 -5.40% 1
Birmingham -3 7 £40,000 -
North West -9 7 £50,000 +21.95% 2
Coventry -11 7 £25,000 -28.57%
West Sussex - 7 £58,500 -
Crawley - 7 £58,500 -
Southampton +12 6 £60,000 -
Wales +3 6 £33,173 -17.06% 2
South Wales -3 6 £33,173 -17.06% 2
Cardiff -5 6 £33,173 -17.06% 1
Cheltenham - 6 £35,000 -
Buckinghamshire +7 5 £34,250 +18.10%
Kent - 5 £30,000 -
North East - 5 £45,000 -
Derbyshire - 5 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire - 5 £30,500 -

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 224 (56.00%) AS400
2 165 (41.25%) SQL
3 142 (35.50%) Windows
4 137 (34.25%) IBM
5 116 (29.00%) Finance
6 111 (27.75%) RPG
7 74 (18.50%) Microsoft
8 67 (16.75%) Linux
9 66 (16.50%) Java
10 62 (15.50%) SQL Server
11 55 (13.75%) UNIX
12 52 (13.00%) Agile Software Development
13 48 (12.00%) VMware
13 48 (12.00%) MS Excel
14 47 (11.75%) DB2
15 46 (11.50%) Banking
16 44 (11.00%) ITIL
17 43 (10.75%) Oracle
17 43 (10.75%) WebSphere
17 43 (10.75%) SDLC
18 41 (10.25%) Data Centre
18 41 (10.25%) LAN
19 39 (9.75%) OS/400
20 38 (9.50%) Project Management
21 37 (9.25%) WAN
21 37 (9.25%) MS Office
21 37 (9.25%) Degree
22 36 (9.00%) LPAR
22 36 (9.00%) SAN
22 36 (9.00%) Disaster Recovery

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 43 (10.75%) WebSphere
2 17 (4.25%) IIS
3 16 (4.00%) Tomcat
4 14 (3.50%) Apache
5 12 (3.00%) SharePoint
6 9 (2.25%) MS Exchange
7 8 (2.00%) JBoss
7 8 (2.00%) GlassFish
8 5 (1.25%) IBM Notes
9 4 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.75%) CMS
10 3 (0.75%) IBM HTTP Server
10 3 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.75%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.25%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 48 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 37 (9.25%) MS Office
3 14 (3.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.50%) MS Project
4 2 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.00%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 6 (1.50%) INSURE/90
3 5 (1.25%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.50%) Cognos Controller
5 2 (0.50%) Misys Equation
5 2 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.50%) AWD
5 2 (0.50%) Movex
5 2 (0.50%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.25%) JDE World
6 1 (0.25%) SunGard GMI
6 1 (0.25%) BPCS
6 1 (0.25%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 1 (0.25%) Agresso
6 1 (0.25%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.00%) SaaS
2 11 (2.75%) PaaS
2 11 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (2.75%) IaaS
3 8 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (10.25%) LAN
2 37 (9.25%) WAN
3 36 (9.00%) SAN
4 20 (5.00%) VPN
5 19 (4.75%) MPLS
5 19 (4.75%) Firewall
6 13 (3.25%) VoIP
6 13 (3.25%) Unified Communications
7 9 (2.25%) TCP/IP
8 6 (1.50%) SSL
9 5 (1.25%) FTP
10 4 (1.00%) Wireless
11 2 (0.50%) DNS
11 2 (0.50%) HTTP
11 2 (0.50%) Internet
11 2 (0.50%) NetScaler
12 1 (0.25%) LDAP
12 1 (0.25%) DHCP
12 1 (0.25%) DMZ
12 1 (0.25%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (15.50%) SQL Server
2 47 (11.75%) DB2
3 15 (3.75%) MS Access
4 9 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (2.00%) MySQL
6 5 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.00%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.25%) Informix
9 1 (0.25%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.25%) Big Data
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (3.25%) Subversion
2 12 (3.00%) JUnit
3 7 (1.75%) Synon
4 5 (1.25%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.75%) Hudson
6 1 (0.25%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.25%) JMeter
6 1 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.25%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.25%) JIRA
6 1 (0.25%) Selenium
6 1 (0.25%) MSTest
General
1 116 (29.00%) Finance
2 46 (11.50%) Banking
3 26 (6.50%) Telecoms
4 24 (6.00%) Retail
5 18 (4.50%) Manufacturing
6 15 (3.75%) Back Office
7 6 (1.50%) Billing
8 3 (0.75%) Advertising
9 2 (0.50%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.50%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.50%) Marketing
10 1 (0.25%) French Language
10 1 (0.25%) German Language
10 1 (0.25%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.25%) Front Office
10 1 (0.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 119 (29.75%) Analyst
2 53 (13.25%) Developer
3 40 (10.00%) AS400 Support
4 39 (9.75%) Technical Support
5 38 (9.50%) Programmer
6 36 (9.00%) Analyst Programmer
7 28 (7.00%) Test Analyst
8 27 (6.75%) Support Analyst
9 25 (6.25%) IT Manager
10 23 (5.75%) RPG Programmer
11 21 (5.25%) RPG Analyst Programmer
12 19 (4.75%) Team Leader
13 17 (4.25%) Consultant
14 16 (4.00%) Tester
14 16 (4.00%) Development Team Leader
14 16 (4.00%) Java Developer
15 15 (3.75%) Project Manager
15 15 (3.75%) Agile Test Analyst
16 12 (3.00%) Infrastructure Manager
16 12 (3.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (7.75%) Web Services
2 30 (7.50%) .NET
3 23 (5.75%) XML
4 20 (5.00%) HTML
5 19 (4.75%) SOAP
6 17 (4.25%) REST
7 13 (3.25%) Spring
7 13 (3.25%) Flash
7 13 (3.25%) J2EE
8 12 (3.00%) Hibernate
8 12 (3.00%) jQuery
9 11 (2.75%) EDI
9 11 (2.75%) ODBC
10 7 (1.75%) CSS
11 5 (1.25%) Synon Analyst Programmer
12 4 (1.00%) ASP.NET
12 4 (1.00%) WebSphere MQ
13 3 (0.75%) Apache Flex
14 2 (0.50%) JSON
14 2 (0.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 224 (56.00%) AS400
2 41 (10.25%) Data Centre
3 36 (9.00%) LPAR
4 25 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (5.75%) Management Information System
6 19 (4.75%) Computer Science
6 19 (4.75%) BYOD
7 9 (2.25%) SWIFT
7 9 (2.25%) Mainframe
8 8 (2.00%) Clustering
9 5 (1.25%) Blog
10 4 (1.00%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.00%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.75%) Derivative
12 2 (0.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.50%) EPoS
12 2 (0.50%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.50%) Fixed Income
12 2 (0.50%) EqualLogic
12 2 (0.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 142 (35.50%) Windows
2 67 (16.75%) Linux
3 55 (13.75%) UNIX
4 39 (9.75%) OS/400
5 25 (6.25%) AIX
6 23 (5.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (4.75%) Solaris
7 19 (4.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (4.25%) Data ONTAP
9 14 (3.50%) Windows XP
9 14 (3.50%) VMS
10 12 (3.00%) Windows 7
11 9 (2.25%) zOS
12 8 (2.00%) Windows Vista
13 7 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (1.50%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.75%) HPUX
16 2 (0.50%) Windows 2000
17 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
17 1 (0.25%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (13.00%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (11.00%) ITIL
3 43 (10.75%) SDLC
4 38 (9.50%) Project Management
5 36 (9.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 35 (8.75%) High Availability
7 28 (7.00%) Automated Testing
8 27 (6.75%) Mentoring
9 26 (6.50%) Manual Testing
10 22 (5.50%) Configuration Management
10 22 (5.50%) Scrum
11 20 (5.00%) Migration
11 20 (5.00%) Service Delivery
12 19 (4.75%) E-Commerce
12 19 (4.75%) ERP
12 19 (4.75%) Continuous Improvement
12 19 (4.75%) Automation Testing
13 18 (4.50%) Capacity Planning
14 15 (3.75%) Network Monitoring
14 15 (3.75%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 165 (41.25%) SQL
2 111 (27.75%) RPG
3 66 (16.50%) Java
4 34 (8.50%) RPG IV
5 20 (5.00%) COBOL
6 17 (4.25%) C
7 12 (3.00%) C++
8 9 (2.25%) JavaScript
9 7 (1.75%) RPG/400
10 6 (1.50%) C#
10 6 (1.50%) VB
11 5 (1.25%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.00%) VBA
13 3 (0.75%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.75%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.75%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.75%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.75%) PHP
14 2 (0.50%) Perl
14 2 (0.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 37 (9.25%) Degree
2 35 (8.75%) ISEB
3 25 (6.25%) ISTQB
4 22 (5.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (4.25%) MCSE
6 16 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 13 (3.25%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (3.25%) CCNA
8 5 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.25%) MCITP
9 2 (0.50%) MCSA
9 2 (0.50%) CCNP
10 1 (0.25%) MCP
10 1 (0.25%) Security+ Certification
10 1 (0.25%) CEH
10 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.25%) HP APS
10 1 (0.25%) CISMP
10 1 (0.25%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.50%) SLA
2 7 (1.75%) QA
2 7 (1.75%) PMBOK
3 4 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.50%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (8.25%) Active Directory
2 32 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (5.00%) VMware ESX
4 19 (4.75%) vSphere
5 9 (2.25%) XenApp
6 7 (1.75%) XenDesktop
6 7 (1.75%) Hyper-V
7 5 (1.25%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.75%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 19 (4.75%) Tivoli
1 19 (4.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 15 (3.75%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (2.50%) SCCM
4 8 (2.00%) Puppet
5 6 (1.50%) MOM
6 5 (1.25%) NetBackup
6 5 (1.25%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.50%) HP SIM
7 2 (0.50%) CiscoWorks
7 2 (0.50%) Control-M
7 2 (0.50%) Nagios
8 1 (0.25%) Nessus
8 1 (0.25%) Nmap
8 1 (0.25%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 137 (34.25%) IBM
2 74 (18.50%) Microsoft
3 48 (12.00%) VMware
4 43 (10.75%) Oracle
5 28 (7.00%) Citrix
6 20 (5.00%) NetApp
7 18 (4.50%) Cisco
7 18 (4.50%) BMC
8 17 (4.25%) HP
9 16 (4.00%) JD Edwards
10 13 (3.25%) 3PAR
10 13 (3.25%) Avaya
11 9 (2.25%) Veeam
12 8 (2.00%) Bloomberg
12 8 (2.00%) OpenLink
12 8 (2.00%) New Relic
13 6 (1.50%) Cognos
14 5 (1.25%) Lotus
15 4 (1.00%) Infor
15 4 (1.00%) MAPICS
Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, pension etc.
Posted: 7 hours ago
Surrey
Computer Futures
Salary: £85000 - £170000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + corporate benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: £28k - 35k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brentwood
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucester
The People Network
Posted: 10 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Northwood
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 22 days ago
Halesworth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £24000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago