The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM iSeries
UK
Rank 702 753 776
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +23
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 142 204 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 0.50% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 108 172 144
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,668 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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
32532 40984 41404
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.40% 40.65% 38.81%
Number of salaries quoted 26375 32791 33298
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing iSeries as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 20 February 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the UK over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +37 134 £45,000 +12.50% 14
London +60 61 £70,000 +55.55% 4
North West +2 34 £40,000 - 3
Lancashire +4 13 £40,000 - 2
East of England 0 12 £50,000 -9.09%
Preston - 11 £40,000 -
Yorkshire +26 8 £35,000 -26.31% 1
South East +33 7 £31,000 -22.50% 1
West Yorkshire - 6 £34,250 -
South West +20 5 £40,000 +7.38% 1
West Midlands +20 5 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Bedford +16 5 £50,000 -5.66%
Bedfordshire +1 5 £50,000 -25.37%
Hertfordshire - 5 £52,500 -
Berkshire +46 4 - -
South Wales +12 4 £27,000 -11.47%
Newport +1 4 £27,000 -11.47%
Wales -4 4 £27,000 -11.47% 2
Bradford - 4 £34,250 -
Bracknell - 4 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 4 £52,500 -
Scotland +25 3 £33,000 - 1
Gloucestershire -6 3 £40,000 +60.00%
Manchester -28 3 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Glasgow - 3 £33,000 - 1
City of London +37 2 £65,000 +100.00% 1
Wiltshire +22 2 £35,000 -14.63%
Brentwood +12 2 - -
Essex +11 2 - -
South Yorkshire +11 2 £55,000 +15.78% 1

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT jobs citing iSeries also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for iSeries.

1 201 (57.93%) SQL
2 145 (41.79%) AS400
3 131 (37.75%) Finance
3 131 (37.75%) RPG
4 117 (33.72%) IBM
5 112 (32.28%) Agile Software Development
6 104 (29.97%) ITIL
7 90 (25.94%) Windows
8 85 (24.50%) Microsoft
9 81 (23.34%) DB2
10 69 (19.88%) XML
11 66 (19.02%) RPG IV
12 63 (18.16%) Java
13 62 (17.87%) ERP
14 56 (16.14%) SDLC
14 56 (16.14%) WebSphere
15 54 (15.56%) Amazon AWS
16 53 (15.27%) Waterfall
17 46 (13.26%) DevOps
18 44 (12.68%) IIS
18 44 (12.68%) E-Commerce
19 43 (12.39%) E-business
19 43 (12.39%) Public Cloud
20 41 (11.82%) Continuous Delivery
20 41 (11.82%) Kanban
21 39 (11.24%) Degree
22 36 (10.37%) Analytical Skills
22 36 (10.37%) Banking
22 36 (10.37%) Linux
23 31 (8.93%) Unit Testing

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 56 (16.14%) WebSphere
2 44 (12.68%) IIS
3 20 (5.76%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (1.15%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.86%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.58%) Apache
6 2 (0.58%) IBM Domino
6 2 (0.58%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.29%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (6.92%) MS Office
2 12 (3.46%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.58%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.29%) MS Project
5 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (4.03%) RiskWrite
2 7 (2.02%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 6 (1.73%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.58%) Misys Equation
4 2 (0.58%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.29%) JDE OneWorld
5 1 (0.29%) JDE World
Cloud Services
1 54 (15.56%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.58%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.29%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.29%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.76%) FTP
2 17 (4.90%) WAN
3 16 (4.61%) SAN
4 12 (3.46%) LAN
5 10 (2.88%) TCP/IP
6 8 (2.31%) VPN
7 7 (2.02%) Firewall
7 7 (2.02%) MPLS
8 4 (1.15%) ATM
8 4 (1.15%) HTTP
8 4 (1.15%) SMTP
8 4 (1.15%) Wireless
9 3 (0.86%) VLAN
10 2 (0.58%) DNS
11 1 (0.29%) Network Security
11 1 (0.29%) SNA
11 1 (0.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (23.34%) DB2
2 20 (5.76%) SQL Server
3 10 (2.88%) BusinessObjects
3 10 (2.88%) Crystal Reports
4 8 (2.31%) RDBMS
4 8 (2.31%) Relational Database
4 8 (2.31%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.58%) DTS
8 2 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.29%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.29%) Endeca
9 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.29%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.29%) QlikView
9 1 (0.29%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 15 (4.32%) JIRA
2 14 (4.03%) Eclipse
2 14 (4.03%) VersionOne
3 9 (2.59%) Git (software)
4 7 (2.02%) Visual Studio
5 5 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.15%) Subversion
6 4 (1.15%) TortoiseSVN
7 3 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.29%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 131 (37.75%) Finance
2 36 (10.37%) Banking
3 25 (7.20%) Advertising
4 18 (5.19%) Telecoms
5 14 (4.03%) Retail
6 9 (2.59%) Manufacturing
7 7 (2.02%) Back Office
7 7 (2.02%) Billing
8 4 (1.15%) Automotive
9 3 (0.86%) Private Banking
10 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.58%) Local Government
11 1 (0.29%) Games
11 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.29%) Legal
11 1 (0.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 120 (34.58%) Analyst
2 104 (29.97%) Applications Support
3 69 (19.88%) Applications Support Analyst
4 66 (19.02%) Support Analyst
5 58 (16.71%) Developer
6 54 (15.56%) Administrator
7 47 (13.54%) Programmer
8 39 (11.24%) AS400 Developer
9 38 (10.95%) DevOps Administrator
10 36 (10.37%) Analyst Programmer
10 36 (10.37%) RPG Developer
11 35 (10.09%) RPG Programmer
12 27 (7.78%) RPG Analyst Programmer
13 20 (5.76%) Linux Administrator
14 19 (5.48%) IT Manager
14 19 (5.48%) Linux DevOps Administrator
14 19 (5.48%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 19 (5.48%) Windows Administrator
15 17 (4.90%) Technical Support
16 15 (4.32%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (19.88%) XML
2 23 (6.63%) HTML
3 21 (6.05%) .NET
4 20 (5.76%) Web Services
5 17 (4.90%) ASP.NET
6 15 (4.32%) CSS
7 14 (4.03%) Middleware
8 10 (2.88%) Ajax
8 10 (2.88%) WebSphere MQ
9 9 (2.59%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (2.59%) EDI
9 9 (2.59%) XML Messaging
10 8 (2.31%) RESTful
10 8 (2.31%) SOAP
10 8 (2.31%) WCF
11 7 (2.02%) jQuery
12 3 (0.86%) DHTML
13 2 (0.58%) Classic ASP
13 2 (0.58%) J2EE
13 2 (0.58%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 145 (41.79%) AS400
2 43 (12.39%) Public Cloud
3 36 (10.37%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (7.78%) Mainframe
5 14 (4.03%) Data Centre
6 10 (2.88%) Online Banking
7 6 (1.73%) PMI
7 6 (1.73%) Replication
8 5 (1.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 5 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.15%) IBM Mainframe
10 3 (0.86%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.58%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.58%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.58%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.58%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.58%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.58%) NHS
11 2 (0.58%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 90 (25.94%) Windows
2 36 (10.37%) Linux
3 25 (7.20%) Unix
3 25 (7.20%) Windows Server
4 17 (4.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (4.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (2.31%) MVS
7 7 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.73%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.15%) Solaris
9 4 (1.15%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.58%) OS/400
10 2 (0.58%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.58%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.29%) AIX
11 1 (0.29%) i5/OS
11 1 (0.29%) OS/390
11 1 (0.29%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (32.28%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (29.97%) ITIL
3 62 (17.87%) ERP
4 56 (16.14%) SDLC
5 53 (15.27%) Waterfall
6 46 (13.26%) DevOps
7 44 (12.68%) E-Commerce
8 43 (12.39%) E-business
9 41 (11.82%) Continuous Delivery
9 41 (11.82%) Kanban
10 31 (8.93%) Unit Testing
11 26 (7.49%) PRINCE2
12 24 (6.92%) Incident Management
13 23 (6.63%) Project Management
14 21 (6.05%) System Testing
15 17 (4.90%) Performance Tuning
15 17 (4.90%) Problem Management
15 17 (4.90%) Service Delivery
16 16 (4.61%) Business Intelligence
16 16 (4.61%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 201 (57.93%) SQL
2 131 (37.75%) RPG
3 66 (19.02%) RPG IV
4 63 (18.16%) Java
5 22 (6.34%) C#
6 18 (5.19%) RPG III
7 17 (4.90%) JavaScript
8 14 (4.03%) C
9 10 (2.88%) VB
9 10 (2.88%) VB6
10 7 (2.02%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.44%) C++
11 5 (1.44%) COBOL
11 5 (1.44%) RPG/400
12 4 (1.15%) Delphi
12 4 (1.15%) PHP
13 3 (0.86%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.86%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.86%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 39 (11.24%) Degree
2 19 (5.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 10 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (2.59%) ISEB
5 7 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.73%) PMI Certification
7 5 (1.44%) CISA
7 5 (1.44%) CISM
7 5 (1.44%) PMP
8 4 (1.15%) CREST Certified
9 3 (0.86%) CCDP
9 3 (0.86%) CCIE
9 3 (0.86%) CCMSE
9 3 (0.86%) CCNA
9 3 (0.86%) CCNP
9 3 (0.86%) CCSM
9 3 (0.86%) CISSP
9 3 (0.86%) VCP5
9 3 (0.86%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.75%) SLA
2 7 (2.02%) PMBOK
3 6 (1.73%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.73%) QA
4 3 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.29%) COBIT
5 1 (0.29%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.29%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 19 (5.48%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.31%) XenApp
4 7 (2.02%) XenDesktop
5 6 (1.73%) Firmware
6 4 (1.15%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.58%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.58%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (2.88%) SCCM
2 2 (0.58%) Ansible
2 2 (0.58%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.58%) Puppet
2 2 (0.58%) SCOM
3 1 (0.29%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.29%) HP SIM
3 1 (0.29%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 117 (33.72%) IBM
2 85 (24.50%) Microsoft
3 23 (6.63%) VMware
4 18 (5.19%) IFS
4 18 (5.19%) Oracle
5 16 (4.61%) Cisco
5 16 (4.61%) JD Edwards
6 15 (4.32%) Citrix
7 12 (3.46%) SAP
8 10 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (2.02%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.73%) Infor
11 4 (1.15%) HP
12 3 (0.86%) Bloomberg
12 3 (0.86%) BT
12 3 (0.86%) CheckPoint
12 3 (0.86%) Lotus
12 3 (0.86%) NetApp
12 3 (0.86%) Reuters
12 3 (0.86%) Sophos
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