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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM iSeries
Rank 692 764 673
Rank change year-on-year
+72 -91
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 203 154 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% 0.32% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 183 130 184
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% -7.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £75,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%

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
44212 47687 44044
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.01% 39.75% 40.11%
Number of salaries quoted 35122 37843 35783
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £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 1 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 1 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 +52 190 £40,000 +0.62% 19
South East +23 61 £40,000 +6.66% 6
East of England +10 33 £42,500 +14.09% 6
London +44 27 £49,500 +10.00% 1
Surrey +19 20 £40,000 +63.26% 1
City of London +43 19 £49,500 -15.74%
Camberley - 18 £40,000 - 1
East Midlands +23 16 £40,000 -27.27% 4
South West -6 16 £35,000 -5.40%
West Midlands -3 15 £30,000 -20.00%
Hampshire -1 11 £37,500 +2.73% 1
Norwich +15 10 £43,750 +9.37%
Norfolk +12 10 £43,750 +9.37%
Wales +8 10 £36,587 -8.53%
South Wales +7 10 £36,587 -8.53%
North West +6 10 £50,000 +29.87%
Cardiff +1 10 £36,587 -8.53%
Bedfordshire +3 9 £40,000 +9.58% 3
Essex -3 8 £45,000 +40.62% 1
Coventry -7 8 £25,000 -28.57%
Kent - 8 £40,000 - 2
Cheshire -3 7 £53,000 +39.47%
Brentwood -3 7 £45,000 -18.18%
Birmingham -6 7 £40,000 -
North East - 7 £45,000 - 1
Warrington +8 6 £53,000 +70.96%
Gloucestershire -8 6 £35,000 -5.40%
West Sussex - 6 £58,500 -
Wiltshire - 6 £41,000 -
Crawley - 6 £58,500 -

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 235 (56.76%) AS400
2 180 (43.48%) SQL
3 148 (35.75%) IBM
4 143 (34.54%) Windows
5 130 (31.40%) Finance
6 115 (27.78%) RPG
7 77 (18.60%) Microsoft
8 67 (16.18%) Linux
9 61 (14.73%) UNIX
10 59 (14.25%) Java
11 55 (13.29%) Agile Software Development
12 54 (13.04%) SQL Server
12 54 (13.04%) DB2
13 52 (12.56%) MS Excel
13 52 (12.56%) Data Centre
14 51 (12.32%) VMware
15 47 (11.35%) Banking
16 46 (11.11%) ITIL
17 44 (10.63%) SDLC
18 43 (10.39%) Disaster Recovery
19 42 (10.14%) Mentoring
20 41 (9.90%) RPG IV
20 41 (9.90%) Degree
20 41 (9.90%) ISEB
20 41 (9.90%) SAN
21 40 (9.66%) MS Office
22 39 (9.42%) Project Management
23 38 (9.18%) Active Directory
23 38 (9.18%) LAN
23 38 (9.18%) WebSphere

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 38 (9.18%) WebSphere
2 14 (3.38%) IIS
2 14 (3.38%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.90%) Tomcat
4 10 (2.42%) MS Exchange
5 8 (1.93%) Apache
6 5 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.21%) GlassFish
7 4 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (0.97%) JBoss
8 3 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.72%) CMS
8 3 (0.72%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.48%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.24%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.24%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.24%) Confluence
Applications
1 52 (12.56%) MS Excel
2 40 (9.66%) MS Office
3 16 (3.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.72%) MS Project
5 2 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.45%) AWD
2 5 (1.21%) INSURE/90
2 5 (1.21%) Cognos TM1
2 5 (1.21%) Misys Equation
2 5 (1.21%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 3 (0.72%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.48%) Cognos Controller
5 1 (0.24%) JDE World
5 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.24%) BPCS
5 1 (0.24%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.24%) Agresso
5 1 (0.24%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.38%) Cloud Computing
1 14 (3.38%) SaaS
1 14 (3.38%) PaaS
1 14 (3.38%) IaaS
2 8 (1.93%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (9.90%) SAN
2 38 (9.18%) LAN
3 35 (8.45%) WAN
4 21 (5.07%) VPN
4 21 (5.07%) MPLS
4 21 (5.07%) Firewall
5 16 (3.86%) VoIP
5 16 (3.86%) Unified Communications
6 9 (2.17%) SSL
7 7 (1.69%) TCP/IP
8 6 (1.45%) FTP
9 3 (0.72%) Wireless
9 3 (0.72%) DNS
10 2 (0.48%) DHCP
10 2 (0.48%) Internet
10 2 (0.48%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.24%) HTTP
11 1 (0.24%) LDAP
11 1 (0.24%) DMZ
11 1 (0.24%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (13.04%) SQL Server
1 54 (13.04%) DB2
2 17 (4.11%) MS Access
3 9 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (1.93%) MySQL
5 5 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.72%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.24%) Informix
9 1 (0.24%) Cognos Impromptu
9 1 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.24%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.24%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (2.90%) JUnit
1 12 (2.90%) Subversion
2 6 (1.45%) Synon
3 5 (1.21%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.24%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.24%) JMeter
4 1 (0.24%) JIRA
4 1 (0.24%) Selenium
4 1 (0.24%) Hudson
4 1 (0.24%) SoapUI
General
1 130 (31.40%) Finance
2 47 (11.35%) Banking
3 27 (6.52%) Telecoms
4 21 (5.07%) Retail
5 17 (4.11%) Back Office
5 17 (4.11%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.93%) Billing
7 4 (0.97%) Advertising
8 2 (0.48%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.48%) Marketing
9 1 (0.24%) French Language
9 1 (0.24%) German Language
9 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.24%) Legal
9 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.24%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 126 (30.43%) Analyst
2 49 (11.84%) Developer
3 44 (10.63%) Technical Support
4 43 (10.39%) AS400 Support
5 36 (8.70%) Programmer
6 34 (8.21%) Analyst Programmer
7 33 (7.97%) Test Analyst
8 26 (6.28%) Support Analyst
9 23 (5.56%) IT Manager
10 21 (5.07%) RPG Programmer
11 19 (4.59%) RPG Analyst Programmer
12 18 (4.35%) Team Leader
13 17 (4.11%) Consultant
14 16 (3.86%) Tester
15 15 (3.62%) Project Manager
15 15 (3.62%) Java Developer
15 15 (3.62%) Development Team Leader
16 14 (3.38%) Technical Manager
16 14 (3.38%) Agile Test Analyst
16 14 (3.38%) Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (7.97%) Web Services
2 30 (7.25%) .NET
3 24 (5.80%) XML
4 21 (5.07%) HTML
5 20 (4.83%) SOAP
6 19 (4.59%) REST
7 15 (3.62%) J2EE
7 15 (3.62%) Flash
8 14 (3.38%) jQuery
9 13 (3.14%) Spring
10 12 (2.90%) Hibernate
11 8 (1.93%) EDI
12 7 (1.69%) ASP.NET
12 7 (1.69%) CSS
13 6 (1.45%) ODBC
13 6 (1.45%) WebSphere MQ
14 3 (0.72%) Apache Flex
14 3 (0.72%) Synon Analyst Programmer
15 2 (0.48%) JSON
15 2 (0.48%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 235 (56.76%) AS400
2 52 (12.56%) Data Centre
3 30 (7.25%) LPAR
4 28 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (6.52%) Management Information System
6 23 (5.56%) Computer Science
7 21 (5.07%) BYOD
8 9 (2.17%) SWIFT
8 9 (2.17%) Clustering
9 8 (1.93%) Mainframe
10 5 (1.21%) Blog
11 4 (0.97%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.97%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.72%) Derivative
13 2 (0.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 2 (0.48%) EPoS
13 2 (0.48%) Blackberry
13 2 (0.48%) Fixed Income
13 2 (0.48%) EqualLogic
13 2 (0.48%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 143 (34.54%) Windows
2 67 (16.18%) Linux
3 61 (14.73%) UNIX
4 29 (7.00%) OS/400
5 27 (6.52%) AIX
6 24 (5.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (5.07%) Solaris
8 20 (4.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (4.59%) Data ONTAP
10 17 (4.11%) VMS
11 14 (3.38%) Windows XP
12 12 (2.90%) Windows 7
12 12 (2.90%) zOS
13 8 (1.93%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (1.93%) Windows Vista
14 7 (1.69%) Windows 2000
15 6 (1.45%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (0.72%) HPUX
17 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
17 1 (0.24%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (13.29%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (11.11%) ITIL
3 44 (10.63%) SDLC
4 43 (10.39%) Disaster Recovery
5 42 (10.14%) Mentoring
6 39 (9.42%) Project Management
7 28 (6.76%) High Availability
8 27 (6.52%) Configuration Management
8 27 (6.52%) Service Delivery
8 27 (6.52%) Automated Testing
9 24 (5.80%) Manual Testing
10 22 (5.31%) Continuous Improvement
11 21 (5.07%) Performance Management
11 21 (5.07%) Scrum
11 21 (5.07%) Migration
11 21 (5.07%) E-Commerce
12 18 (4.35%) Automation Testing
13 16 (3.86%) Coaching
13 16 (3.86%) Capacity Planning
14 15 (3.62%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 180 (43.48%) SQL
2 115 (27.78%) RPG
3 59 (14.25%) Java
4 41 (9.90%) RPG IV
5 27 (6.52%) COBOL
6 16 (3.86%) C
7 12 (2.90%) C++
7 12 (2.90%) JavaScript
8 9 (2.17%) C#
9 8 (1.93%) RPG/400
10 6 (1.45%) VB
11 5 (1.21%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.72%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.72%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.72%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.72%) VBA
12 3 (0.72%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.72%) PHP
13 2 (0.48%) VB6
13 2 (0.48%) RPG III
Qualifications
1 41 (9.90%) ISEB
1 41 (9.90%) Degree
2 31 (7.49%) ISTQB
3 25 (6.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (4.83%) MCSE
5 19 (4.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 16 (3.86%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (3.86%) CCNA
7 6 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.21%) MCITP
9 2 (0.48%) MCSA
9 2 (0.48%) CCNP
10 1 (0.24%) MCP
10 1 (0.24%) Security+ Certification
10 1 (0.24%) CEH
10 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.24%) HP APS
10 1 (0.24%) CISMP
10 1 (0.24%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.35%) SLA
2 10 (2.42%) QA
3 6 (1.45%) PMBOK
4 3 (0.72%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (9.18%) Active Directory
2 34 (8.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (5.56%) VMware ESX
4 22 (5.31%) vSphere
5 8 (1.93%) XenApp
6 7 (1.69%) Hyper-V
7 6 (1.45%) XenDesktop
8 5 (1.21%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.72%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.48%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 26 (6.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 24 (5.80%) Tivoli
3 23 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (2.17%) SCCM
5 8 (1.93%) Puppet
6 6 (1.45%) HP SIM
6 6 (1.45%) CiscoWorks
7 5 (1.21%) Nagios
7 5 (1.21%) NetBackup
7 5 (1.21%) Backup Exec
8 4 (0.97%) MOM
9 2 (0.48%) Control-M
10 1 (0.24%) SCOM
10 1 (0.24%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.24%) Nessus
10 1 (0.24%) Nmap
Vendors
1 148 (35.75%) IBM
2 77 (18.60%) Microsoft
3 51 (12.32%) VMware
4 36 (8.70%) Oracle
5 28 (6.76%) Citrix
6 24 (5.80%) NetApp
6 24 (5.80%) HP
7 20 (4.83%) BMC
8 18 (4.35%) Cisco
9 16 (3.86%) Avaya
9 16 (3.86%) 3PAR
10 9 (2.17%) Veeam
10 9 (2.17%) JD Edwards
11 8 (1.93%) New Relic
11 8 (1.93%) Bloomberg
11 8 (1.93%) OpenLink
12 7 (1.69%) Cognos
13 6 (1.45%) SolarWinds
14 5 (1.21%) Misys
15 4 (0.97%) MAPICS
Bedfordshire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Unspecified Up to £40,000 package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + + Car (5K) + Bonus (7K) + On Call
Posted: Yesterday
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £40,000 per annum £40k Package including Company Car + Excellent Benef
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, pension etc.
Posted: 5 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: competitive + Excellent Benefits + Car
Posted: 5 days ago
North East
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Unspecified Up to £45,000 + company car + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Scunthorpe, South Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + CAR + GREAT BENEFITS
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Halesworth, Suffolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £24000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Nottingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits and Training
Posted: 9 days ago
Mirfield
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 14 days ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago