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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM iSeries
Rank 767 756 860
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +104
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 185 215 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.42% 0.48% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 155 172 117
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,033 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%

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
43885 45048 49034
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.42% 40.60% 41.28%
Number of salaries quoted 35427 35547 38808
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 April 2016 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 28 April 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
England +23 176 £41,000 -8.88% 4
London +33 51 £45,000 -13.87%
North West +49 26 £40,000 -20.00% 1
West Midlands -21 22 £35,000 +44.32% 1
South West +9 18 £41,000 +2.50%
South East +17 17 £45,000 -
East of England -40 15 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Cheshire +33 13 £40,000 -24.52% 1
Yorkshire +15 12 £47,500 +18.75%
City of London +48 9 £47,500 -4.04%
Manchester +17 9 £35,000 +7.69%
Surrey +3 9 £40,000 -
Wiltshire +6 8 £43,000 +1.17%
East Midlands +6 8 £41,000 +2.50%
South Yorkshire - 8 £47,500 -
Sheffield - 8 £47,500 -
Coventry +1 7 £25,000 - 1
Gloucestershire +7 6 £25,000 -44.44%
Birmingham -15 6 £57,500 +202.63%
Midlands - 6 £52,000 -
Staffordshire - 6 £35,000 -
Cirencester - 6 £25,000 -
Leicestershire +11 5 £41,000 +127.77%
Brentwood -1 5 - -
Bedfordshire -5 5 £67,000 +67.50% 1
Essex -12 5 - -
Chester - 5 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £24,500 -
Mirfield - 4 £24,500 -
Hertfordshire +8 3 £40,000 -5.88% 1

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

1 256 (65.47%) AS400
2 157 (40.15%) RPG
3 139 (35.55%) SQL
4 126 (32.23%) IBM
5 102 (26.09%) Finance
6 82 (20.97%) RPG IV
7 69 (17.65%) ITIL
8 61 (15.60%) Windows
9 55 (14.07%) WebSphere
10 47 (12.02%) OS/400
11 44 (11.25%) Agile Software Development
12 42 (10.74%) Microsoft
12 42 (10.74%) Oracle
13 37 (9.46%) Java
13 37 (9.46%) Banking
14 35 (8.95%) COBOL
15 34 (8.70%) SQL Server
16 33 (8.44%) Scrum
16 33 (8.44%) Performance Analysis
16 33 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
17 32 (8.18%) .NET
18 30 (7.67%) ERP
18 30 (7.67%) JD Edwards
19 29 (7.42%) MQSeries
19 29 (7.42%) MS Excel
19 29 (7.42%) Unix
19 29 (7.42%) Data Centre
20 28 (7.16%) Retail
21 27 (6.91%) Linux
22 26 (6.65%) High Availability

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 55 (14.07%) WebSphere
2 29 (7.42%) MQSeries
3 13 (3.32%) Apache
4 8 (2.05%) GlassFish
4 8 (2.05%) IIS
4 8 (2.05%) JBoss
4 8 (2.05%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.53%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (1.28%) IBM Notes
7 4 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.51%) Confluence
8 2 (0.51%) IBM Domino
8 2 (0.51%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 29 (7.42%) MS Excel
2 22 (5.63%) MS Office
3 6 (1.53%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (2.81%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 6 (1.53%) BusinessWorks
2 6 (1.53%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (1.53%) Infor M3
2 6 (1.53%) Misys Equation
3 4 (1.02%) Movex
4 3 (0.77%) JDE World
5 2 (0.51%) AWD
5 2 (0.51%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.02%) Office 365
1 4 (1.02%) SaaS
2 3 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.51%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.14%) WAN
2 20 (5.12%) SAN
3 19 (4.86%) FTP
4 18 (4.60%) TCP/IP
5 14 (3.58%) LAN
6 12 (3.07%) DHCP
6 12 (3.07%) DNS
7 11 (2.81%) Firewall
8 7 (1.79%) Internet
9 6 (1.53%) S/MIME
9 6 (1.53%) SSL
9 6 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (1.02%) NAS
10 4 (1.02%) VPN
11 3 (0.77%) Network Security
12 2 (0.51%) HTTP
12 2 (0.51%) iSCSI
12 2 (0.51%) SMTP
12 2 (0.51%) VLAN
12 2 (0.51%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 25 (6.39%) DB2
3 8 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.53%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.77%) MS Access
5 3 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.26%) Informix
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (2.81%) Eclipse
2 7 (1.79%) JUnit
3 6 (1.53%) SoapUI
4 3 (0.77%) JIRA
4 3 (0.77%) Maven
5 2 (0.51%) DbUnit
5 2 (0.51%) FitNesse
5 2 (0.51%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.51%) Selenium
5 2 (0.51%) Subversion
5 2 (0.51%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.26%) Hudson
6 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.26%) LoadUI
6 1 (0.26%) Rational Application Developer
6 1 (0.26%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 102 (26.09%) Finance
2 37 (9.46%) Banking
3 28 (7.16%) Retail
4 18 (4.60%) Telecoms
5 16 (4.09%) Manufacturing
6 12 (3.07%) Music Industry
7 10 (2.56%) Marketing
8 5 (1.28%) Advertising
8 5 (1.28%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.77%) Back Office
9 3 (0.77%) Billing
10 2 (0.51%) Welsh Language
11 1 (0.26%) French Language
11 1 (0.26%) German Language
11 1 (0.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 155 (39.64%) Analyst
2 76 (19.44%) Developer
3 74 (18.93%) Programmer
4 60 (15.35%) Analyst Programmer
5 54 (13.81%) RPG Programmer
6 50 (12.79%) RPG Analyst Programmer
7 42 (10.74%) Consultant
8 32 (8.18%) RPG Developer
8 32 (8.18%) Support Analyst
9 28 (7.16%) AS400 Developer
10 24 (6.14%) AS400 Support
11 23 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
12 19 (4.86%) Systems Support
12 19 (4.86%) Tester
13 16 (4.09%) Test Analyst
14 14 (3.58%) Agile Test Analyst
15 13 (3.32%) AS400 Programmer
15 13 (3.32%) Junior
15 13 (3.32%) Systems Support Analyst
16 12 (3.07%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (8.18%) .NET
2 20 (5.12%) XML
3 17 (4.35%) ASP.NET
4 13 (3.32%) Flash
5 11 (2.81%) Middleware
5 11 (2.81%) Web Services
6 9 (2.30%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (2.30%) WebSphere MQ
7 8 (2.05%) CSS
8 6 (1.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 6 (1.53%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 6 (1.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 6 (1.53%) Classic ASP
8 6 (1.53%) ODBC
9 5 (1.28%) J2EE
10 4 (1.02%) EDI
11 3 (0.77%) HTML
11 3 (0.77%) XSD
11 3 (0.77%) XSLT
12 2 (0.51%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 256 (65.47%) AS400
2 33 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (7.42%) Data Centre
4 13 (3.32%) Mainframe
4 13 (3.32%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.28%) Clustering
6 5 (1.28%) Fintech
7 4 (1.02%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.02%) LPAR
8 3 (0.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (0.77%) Driving Licence
8 3 (0.77%) EPoS
8 3 (0.77%) Replication
9 2 (0.51%) CMDB
9 2 (0.51%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.51%) Social Media
9 2 (0.51%) SWIFT
9 2 (0.51%) Tandem
9 2 (0.51%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 61 (15.60%) Windows
2 47 (12.02%) OS/400
3 29 (7.42%) Unix
4 27 (6.91%) Linux
5 19 (4.86%) Windows 7
5 19 (4.86%) Windows Server
6 12 (3.07%) Windows XP
7 11 (2.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (2.56%) AIX
8 10 (2.56%) Solaris
9 8 (2.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (2.05%) Windows Vista
10 6 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (1.28%) CentOS
11 5 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.28%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.02%) MVS
13 3 (0.77%) Data ONTAP
13 3 (0.77%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.26%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (17.65%) ITIL
2 44 (11.25%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (8.44%) Performance Analysis
3 33 (8.44%) Scrum
4 30 (7.67%) ERP
5 26 (6.65%) High Availability
6 24 (6.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 19 (4.86%) Change Management
7 19 (4.86%) User Acceptance Testing
8 18 (4.60%) Service Delivery
8 18 (4.60%) Service Management
9 17 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
10 16 (4.09%) Project Management
11 14 (3.58%) Network Monitoring
11 14 (3.58%) SDLC
11 14 (3.58%) System Integration Testing
12 10 (2.56%) Logistics
12 10 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
12 10 (2.56%) Software Testing
12 10 (2.56%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 157 (40.15%) RPG
2 139 (35.55%) SQL
3 82 (20.97%) RPG IV
4 37 (9.46%) Java
5 35 (8.95%) COBOL
6 15 (3.84%) RPG/400
7 14 (3.58%) C#
8 8 (2.05%) C++
8 8 (2.05%) JavaScript
8 8 (2.05%) JCL
8 8 (2.05%) RPG III
9 6 (1.53%) VC++
10 2 (0.51%) C
10 2 (0.51%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (4.35%) Degree
2 11 (2.81%) ISEB
3 7 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.51%) CCDP
6 2 (0.51%) CCIE
6 2 (0.51%) CCNA
6 2 (0.51%) CCNP
6 2 (0.51%) CCSE
6 2 (0.51%) HND
6 2 (0.51%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (0.51%) MCSE
6 2 (0.51%) VCAP
6 2 (0.51%) VCDX
6 2 (0.51%) VCP5
6 2 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.60%) SLA
2 5 (1.28%) QA
3 4 (1.02%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.51%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.05%) Firmware
3 7 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.28%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.02%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 4 (1.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (1.02%) XenApp
5 4 (1.02%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.77%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (4.09%) OpenView
1 16 (4.09%) OVSD
2 13 (3.32%) Unicenter
3 9 (2.30%) CA Wily
4 3 (0.77%) Control-M
4 3 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.77%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.26%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 126 (32.23%) IBM
2 42 (10.74%) Microsoft
2 42 (10.74%) Oracle
3 30 (7.67%) JD Edwards
4 25 (6.39%) HP
5 23 (5.88%) Cisco
6 21 (5.37%) VMware
7 15 (3.84%) Citrix
8 13 (3.32%) CA
8 13 (3.32%) Intel
8 13 (3.32%) SolarWinds
9 9 (2.30%) Dell
9 9 (2.30%) Splunk
10 8 (2.05%) Infor
10 8 (2.05%) Micro Focus
11 7 (1.79%) ServiceNow
11 7 (1.79%) Sun
12 6 (1.53%) Misys
12 6 (1.53%) NetApp
12 6 (1.53%) TIBCO
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + + Bonus (c.7K) + Full Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
MDS
Salary: Unspecified competitive plus excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago