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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM iSeries
Rank 735 692 689
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -3
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 145 188 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.44% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 115 149 163
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+26.15% -18.75%

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
41462 42250 43872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.53% 39.20% 38.51%
Number of salaries quoted 33479 33214 36803
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 2014 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 24 December 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
England -27 137 £43,750 -2.77% 10
East of England -10 33 £40,000 -23.80%
South East -5 28 £30,500 -12.85% 2
London -53 27 £70,000 +55.55% 2
North West +6 24 £47,000 +88.00% 4
Cambridgeshire +11 16 £35,000 +20.68%
Essex -12 13 £45,000 -18.18%
West Midlands -16 12 £47,500 +90.00%
Hampshire -13 11 £25,000 -28.57% 2
Cheshire - 11 £30,000 -
Lancashire - 11 £50,000 - 4
Warrington - 11 £30,000 -
Chorley - 11 £50,000 - 4
Southampton +14 10 £25,000 -62.12% 2
Brentwood -13 10 £45,000 -
Leicestershire - 9 £45,000 -
East Midlands - 9 £45,000 - 1
East Sussex - 8 - -
Cambridge - 8 £35,000 -
Bexhill-On-Sea - 8 - -
Wales +5 7 £41,000 +25.19% 1
South Wales +1 7 £41,000 +25.19% 1
Cardiff -5 7 £41,000 +26.15% 1
Coventry -5 6 £55,000 +131.57%
Wolverhampton - 5 £42,500 -
Buckinghamshire +2 3 - -
Peterborough +2 3 £32,500 +12.06%
Milton Keynes -1 3 - -
South West -15 3 £47,500 +48.43% 1
Kent - 3 £30,500 -

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 147 (50.00%) AS400
2 113 (38.44%) IBM
3 103 (35.03%) SQL
4 77 (26.19%) RPG
5 71 (24.15%) Finance
6 63 (21.43%) Windows
7 59 (20.07%) Agile Software Development
8 53 (18.03%) .NET
9 52 (17.69%) Microsoft
10 51 (17.35%) Mentoring
11 41 (13.95%) UNIX
12 40 (13.61%) Analytical Skills
13 37 (12.59%) C#
13 37 (12.59%) DB2
14 36 (12.24%) ASP.NET
14 36 (12.24%) Linux
15 35 (11.90%) Banking
16 33 (11.22%) ITIL
17 32 (10.88%) Java
18 29 (9.86%) Citrix
19 28 (9.52%) ERP
19 28 (9.52%) Waterfall
20 27 (9.18%) MS Office
20 27 (9.18%) WebSphere
20 27 (9.18%) QA
21 26 (8.84%) MS Excel
22 25 (8.50%) Oracle
22 25 (8.50%) Project Management
23 23 (7.82%) AIX
23 23 (7.82%) SAN

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 27 (9.18%) WebSphere
2 7 (2.38%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.70%) WebLogic
3 5 (1.70%) IIS
3 5 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (1.36%) JBoss
4 4 (1.36%) Apache
4 4 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (1.36%) CMS
4 4 (1.36%) Lync
5 3 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.02%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.02%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (0.68%) GlassFish
6 2 (0.68%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.34%) FileNet
7 1 (0.34%) Node.js
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.34%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 27 (9.18%) MS Office
2 26 (8.84%) MS Excel
3 9 (3.06%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (3.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.38%) INSURE/90
3 3 (1.02%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 3 (1.02%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (1.02%) Agresso
4 2 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.34%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.34%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.34%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.34%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.72%) Cloud Computing
1 8 (2.72%) SaaS
1 8 (2.72%) PaaS
1 8 (2.72%) IaaS
2 3 (1.02%) Office 365
3 1 (0.34%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.82%) SAN
2 15 (5.10%) WAN
3 13 (4.42%) LAN
4 12 (4.08%) Firewall
5 11 (3.74%) VoIP
5 11 (3.74%) TCP/IP
6 10 (3.40%) VPN
7 9 (3.06%) MPLS
7 9 (3.06%) Unified Communications
8 7 (2.38%) SSL
9 4 (1.36%) HTTP
10 3 (1.02%) DNS
10 3 (1.02%) LDAP
10 3 (1.02%) FTP
11 2 (0.68%) DHCP
11 2 (0.68%) Network Security
12 1 (0.34%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.34%) Intranet
12 1 (0.34%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (12.59%) DB2
2 19 (6.46%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (6.12%) SQL Server
4 6 (2.04%) MS Access
4 6 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.70%) DataStage
6 3 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.02%) Cognos Impromptu
6 3 (1.02%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 3 (1.02%) Cognos Report Studio
6 3 (1.02%) Cognos Event Studio
6 3 (1.02%) Cognos Transformer
7 1 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.34%) Adabas
7 1 (0.34%) Star Schema
7 1 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.34%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (1.70%) Synon
2 3 (1.02%) Subversion
3 2 (0.68%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.34%) JIRA
General
1 71 (24.15%) Finance
2 35 (11.90%) Banking
3 18 (6.12%) Retail
4 14 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.74%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.72%) Retail Banking
6 8 (2.72%) Billing
7 4 (1.36%) Legal
7 4 (1.36%) Private Banking
8 3 (1.02%) Advertising
8 3 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.68%) International Banking
10 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.34%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.34%) Back Office
10 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.34%) Automotive
10 1 (0.34%) Publishing
10 1 (0.34%) Military
10 1 (0.34%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 89 (30.27%) Analyst
2 40 (13.61%) Team Leader
3 33 (11.22%) Support Analyst
4 32 (10.88%) Developer
5 27 (9.18%) Development Team Leader
6 25 (8.50%) Software Team Leader
7 24 (8.16%) Software Development Team Leader
7 24 (8.16%) .NET Team Leader
8 19 (6.46%) Architect
9 18 (6.12%) RPG Developer
10 15 (5.10%) Business Analyst
10 15 (5.10%) Technical Analyst
11 14 (4.76%) Desktop Support
12 13 (4.42%) 2nd Line Support
12 13 (4.42%) AS400 Support
13 11 (3.74%) Technical Manager
14 10 (3.40%) Administrator
14 10 (3.40%) Programmer
14 10 (3.40%) Technical Support
14 10 (3.40%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (18.03%) .NET
2 36 (12.24%) ASP.NET
3 22 (7.48%) Web Services
4 21 (7.14%) .NET Framework
5 17 (5.78%) HTML
6 14 (4.76%) CSS
7 11 (3.74%) XML
8 10 (3.40%) J2EE
9 9 (3.06%) Flash
9 9 (3.06%) jQuery
10 8 (2.72%) WebSphere MQ
11 7 (2.38%) Middleware
11 7 (2.38%) REST
12 6 (2.04%) JMS
12 6 (2.04%) SOAP
13 5 (1.70%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4 (1.36%) RESTful
14 4 (1.36%) Swing
14 4 (1.36%) ASP.NET Web API
15 3 (1.02%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 147 (50.00%) AS400
2 40 (13.61%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.44%) Management Information System
3 16 (5.44%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.06%) Clustering
5 8 (2.72%) LPAR
6 5 (1.70%) Data Extraction
6 5 (1.70%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.36%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (1.36%) Online Banking
8 2 (0.68%) Replication
8 2 (0.68%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.34%) EFT
9 1 (0.34%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.34%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 63 (21.43%) Windows
2 41 (13.95%) UNIX
3 36 (12.24%) Linux
4 23 (7.82%) AIX
5 15 (5.10%) Windows XP
5 15 (5.10%) Windows 7
6 14 (4.76%) Solaris
7 13 (4.42%) Windows Mobile
8 12 (4.08%) OS/400
9 11 (3.74%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (3.40%) VMS
11 9 (3.06%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (2.38%) zOS
12 7 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (2.04%) SUSE
13 6 (2.04%) Ubuntu
14 5 (1.70%) Windows 2000 Server
15 4 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
16 3 (1.02%) CentOS
16 3 (1.02%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (20.07%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (17.35%) Mentoring
3 33 (11.22%) ITIL
4 28 (9.52%) ERP
4 28 (9.52%) Waterfall
5 25 (8.50%) Project Management
6 22 (7.48%) Disaster Recovery
7 20 (6.80%) Coaching
8 17 (5.78%) Service Delivery
8 17 (5.78%) E-Commerce
9 16 (5.44%) Migration
10 15 (5.10%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (4.76%) Asset Management
12 13 (4.42%) Business Analysis
12 13 (4.42%) Software Deployment
12 13 (4.42%) Capacity Planning
13 12 (4.08%) Performance Tuning
13 12 (4.08%) CRM
14 11 (3.74%) UML
15 10 (3.40%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 103 (35.03%) SQL
2 77 (26.19%) RPG
3 37 (12.59%) C#
4 32 (10.88%) Java
5 16 (5.44%) RPG IV
6 11 (3.74%) JavaScript
7 9 (3.06%) COBOL
8 7 (2.38%) RPG III
9 4 (1.36%) RPG/400
9 4 (1.36%) C++
9 4 (1.36%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.02%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.02%) C
10 3 (1.02%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.68%) VB
11 2 (0.68%) Perl
11 2 (0.68%) Python
11 2 (0.68%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.34%) SAPscript
12 1 (0.34%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 22 (7.48%) Degree
2 12 (4.08%) MCSE
2 12 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (3.74%) CCNA
3 11 (3.74%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (3.40%) ISEB
5 9 (3.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.02%) IBM Certification
6 3 (1.02%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.02%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.34%) MCITP
7 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (9.18%) QA
2 15 (5.10%) SLA
3 3 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.68%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (7.48%) Active Directory
2 16 (5.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.08%) vSphere
4 10 (3.40%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.34%) Firmware
5 1 (0.34%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 17 (5.78%) Backup Exec
2 14 (4.76%) SCCM
3 9 (3.06%) Tivoli
3 9 (3.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (1.02%) Nagios
4 3 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.02%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.68%) Control-M
6 1 (0.34%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.34%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.34%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 113 (38.44%) IBM
2 52 (17.69%) Microsoft
3 29 (9.86%) Citrix
4 25 (8.50%) Oracle
5 23 (7.82%) VMware
6 14 (4.76%) NetApp
7 12 (4.08%) HP
7 12 (4.08%) 3PAR
8 10 (3.40%) Intel
8 10 (3.40%) SAP
8 10 (3.40%) Red Hat
8 10 (3.40%) BMC
9 9 (3.06%) Avaya
9 9 (3.06%) Sun
10 7 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (1.70%) Cisco
11 5 (1.70%) JD Edwards
12 4 (1.36%) BT
13 3 (1.02%) Symantec
13 3 (1.02%) Cognos
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