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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM iSeries
Rank 682 756 708
Rank change year-on-year
+74 -48
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 212 140 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.52% 0.31% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 167 110 140
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £61,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%

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
40715 44489 41674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.84% 39.74% 38.29%
Number of salaries quoted 32299 34851 33780
Average salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.39% +1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +68 184 £45,000 +5.88% 19
East of England +65 71 £42,500 +21.42% 6
South East +6 40 £35,000 -17.64%
Essex +28 35 £50,000 - 3
London +25 32 £52,500 +16.66%
Cardiff +13 20 £45,000 +34.32% 1
South Wales +8 20 £45,000 +34.32% 1
Wales +5 20 £45,000 +34.32% 1
Bedfordshire +29 17 £40,000 +14.28% 1
City of London +14 15 £47,838 +12.55%
Hampshire +5 15 £35,000 -9.67%
Southampton +1 15 £35,000 -17.64%
West Midlands -36 14 £28,750 -11.53%
Brentwood - 14 £45,000 - 3
Norfolk +10 11 £42,500 +6.25% 2
North West +15 10 £49,500 +98.00% 1
East Sussex - 10 £65,000 -
Berkshire +10 9 £67,500 +22.72%
Norwich +10 9 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Bexhill-On-Sea - 9 - -
South West -16 8 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Hertfordshire - 8 £42,500 -
Slough - 8 £63,750 -
Scotland +16 7 £45,500 +30.93%
Edinburgh +10 7 £45,500 +26.38%
Birmingham -20 6 £19,000 -30.90%
Cheshire - 6 £49,000 - 1
Warrington - 6 £49,000 - 1
East Midlands +20 4 £18,000 -34.54% 8
Wolverhampton +5 4 £48,500 +38.57%

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 199 (55.59%) AS400
2 162 (45.25%) SQL
3 142 (39.66%) Finance
4 136 (37.99%) IBM
5 105 (29.33%) RPG
6 99 (27.65%) Windows
7 81 (22.63%) Microsoft
8 70 (19.55%) Mentoring
9 63 (17.60%) DB2
10 56 (15.64%) UNIX
11 54 (15.08%) .NET
12 52 (14.53%) Linux
13 51 (14.25%) MS Excel
14 50 (13.97%) Agile Software Development
15 45 (12.57%) Disaster Recovery
15 45 (12.57%) Java
16 44 (12.29%) Banking
17 43 (12.01%) SAN
18 41 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
19 40 (11.17%) ITIL
20 38 (10.61%) WebSphere
21 37 (10.34%) MS Office
21 37 (10.34%) VMware
22 34 (9.50%) Web Services
22 34 (9.50%) AIX
23 33 (9.22%) Degree
24 31 (8.66%) Project Management
24 31 (8.66%) Coaching
25 30 (8.38%) Service Delivery
26 29 (8.10%) C#

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (10.61%) WebSphere
2 10 (2.79%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.96%) IIS
3 7 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (1.68%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (1.40%) IBM HTTP Server
5 5 (1.40%) JBoss
5 5 (1.40%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.12%) CMS
7 3 (0.84%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.84%) Apache
7 3 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.56%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.28%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.28%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.28%) Lync
9 1 (0.28%) Node.js
9 1 (0.28%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 51 (14.25%) MS Excel
2 37 (10.34%) MS Office
3 16 (4.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (2.51%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (3.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.68%) AWD
3 5 (1.40%) Misys Equation
4 4 (1.12%) Agresso
4 4 (1.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.28%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.28%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.28%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.28%) BPCS
6 1 (0.28%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.75%) Cloud Computing
1 17 (4.75%) SaaS
1 17 (4.75%) PaaS
1 17 (4.75%) IaaS
2 6 (1.68%) Office 365
3 3 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.28%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 43 (12.01%) SAN
2 24 (6.70%) LAN
3 23 (6.42%) WAN
4 21 (5.87%) Firewall
5 19 (5.31%) Unified Communications
5 19 (5.31%) VoIP
5 19 (5.31%) VPN
5 19 (5.31%) MPLS
6 9 (2.51%) TCP/IP
6 9 (2.51%) SSL
7 4 (1.12%) DNS
7 4 (1.12%) FTP
8 3 (0.84%) HTTP
8 3 (0.84%) DHCP
8 3 (0.84%) Internet
9 1 (0.28%) Extranet
9 1 (0.28%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (17.60%) DB2
2 28 (7.82%) SQL Server
3 17 (4.75%) MS Access
4 11 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.12%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 4 (1.12%) Cognos Report Studio
7 4 (1.12%) Cognos Event Studio
7 4 (1.12%) Cognos Transformer
7 4 (1.12%) Cognos Impromptu
8 3 (0.84%) MySQL
8 3 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (2.23%) Subversion
2 6 (1.68%) JUnit
3 5 (1.40%) Synon
4 3 (0.84%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.56%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.28%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.28%) JMeter
6 1 (0.28%) Selenium
General
1 142 (39.66%) Finance
2 44 (12.29%) Banking
3 28 (7.82%) Retail
4 20 (5.59%) Telecoms
5 17 (4.75%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.51%) Billing
7 8 (2.23%) Retail Banking
8 5 (1.40%) Back Office
8 5 (1.40%) Advertising
9 4 (1.12%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.28%) French Language
10 1 (0.28%) German Language
10 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 120 (33.52%) Analyst
2 37 (10.34%) Team Leader
3 32 (8.94%) Technical Support
4 31 (8.66%) Support Analyst
5 30 (8.38%) Developer
6 29 (8.10%) AS400 Support
7 25 (6.98%) Development Team Leader
8 22 (6.15%) Test Analyst
8 22 (6.15%) Programmer
9 21 (5.87%) Architect
10 19 (5.31%) Analyst Programmer
11 17 (4.75%) Technical Manager
11 17 (4.75%) Engineering Manager
12 15 (4.19%) Administrator
13 14 (3.91%) .NET Team Leader
13 14 (3.91%) Software Development Team Leader
13 14 (3.91%) Software Team Leader
14 13 (3.63%) RPG Programmer
14 13 (3.63%) Solutions Architect
15 11 (3.07%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (15.08%) .NET
2 34 (9.50%) Web Services
3 27 (7.54%) ASP.NET
4 22 (6.15%) J2EE
5 20 (5.59%) REST
6 18 (5.03%) SOAP
6 18 (5.03%) Flash
7 16 (4.47%) XML
8 14 (3.91%) HTML
8 14 (3.91%) jQuery
9 7 (1.96%) Spring
9 7 (1.96%) .NET Framework
9 7 (1.96%) WebSphere MQ
9 7 (1.96%) CSS
10 6 (1.68%) JMS
10 6 (1.68%) Hibernate
11 5 (1.40%) Swing
11 5 (1.40%) JSON
12 4 (1.12%) XSL
12 4 (1.12%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 199 (55.59%) AS400
2 41 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (7.26%) Management Information System
4 25 (6.98%) Computer Science
5 14 (3.91%) LPAR
6 10 (2.79%) Clustering
7 5 (1.40%) Mathematics
7 5 (1.40%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.12%) Online Banking
9 3 (0.84%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.84%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.56%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.28%) EPoS
11 1 (0.28%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.28%) Statistics
11 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.28%) iPhone
11 1 (0.28%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 99 (27.65%) Windows
2 56 (15.64%) UNIX
3 52 (14.53%) Linux
4 34 (9.50%) AIX
5 22 (6.15%) Solaris
6 20 (5.59%) VMS
7 19 (5.31%) OS/400
8 17 (4.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (3.35%) zOS
10 11 (3.07%) Windows XP
11 10 (2.79%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (2.51%) Windows 7
13 7 (1.96%) Windows 2000
14 6 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (1.40%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.56%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.56%) HPUX
17 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
17 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (19.55%) Mentoring
2 50 (13.97%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (12.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 40 (11.17%) ITIL
5 31 (8.66%) Project Management
5 31 (8.66%) Coaching
6 30 (8.38%) Service Delivery
7 25 (6.98%) Migration
7 25 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
8 23 (6.42%) Configuration Management
9 21 (5.87%) ERP
10 19 (5.31%) E-Commerce
10 19 (5.31%) Performance Management
11 14 (3.91%) High Availability
12 13 (3.63%) CRM
13 12 (3.35%) MVC
13 12 (3.35%) Capacity Planning
14 11 (3.07%) Data Modelling
15 10 (2.79%) ETL
15 10 (2.79%) UML
Programming Languages
1 162 (45.25%) SQL
2 105 (29.33%) RPG
3 45 (12.57%) Java
4 29 (8.10%) C#
5 28 (7.82%) RPG IV
6 26 (7.26%) COBOL
7 20 (5.59%) JavaScript
8 13 (3.63%) C++
9 5 (1.40%) C
9 5 (1.40%) T-SQL
9 5 (1.40%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.40%) RPG/400
10 3 (0.84%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.84%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.56%) VB6
11 2 (0.56%) VB
11 2 (0.56%) PHP
12 1 (0.28%) Perl
12 1 (0.28%) ABAP
12 1 (0.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (9.22%) Degree
2 22 (6.15%) ISEB
2 22 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (5.59%) MCSE
3 20 (5.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 19 (5.31%) CCNA
4 19 (5.31%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (5.31%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.84%) MCITP
5 3 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.56%) MCSA
6 2 (0.56%) CCNP
7 1 (0.28%) CISSP
7 1 (0.28%) Security+ Certification
7 1 (0.28%) HP APS
7 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.28%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.75%) QA
2 14 (3.91%) SLA
3 4 (1.12%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (8.10%) Active Directory
2 25 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (6.70%) VMware ESX
4 22 (6.15%) vSphere
5 4 (1.12%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.84%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 28 (7.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 26 (7.26%) Tivoli
3 19 (5.31%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (2.23%) Backup Exec
5 7 (1.96%) SCCM
6 6 (1.68%) CiscoWorks
6 6 (1.68%) HP SIM
7 5 (1.40%) Nagios
8 3 (0.84%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.84%) Puppet
8 3 (0.84%) Control-M
9 1 (0.28%) SCOM
9 1 (0.28%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 136 (37.99%) IBM
2 81 (22.63%) Microsoft
3 37 (10.34%) VMware
4 28 (7.82%) Oracle
4 28 (7.82%) Citrix
5 26 (7.26%) HP
6 24 (6.70%) NetApp
7 22 (6.15%) BMC
8 19 (5.31%) Avaya
8 19 (5.31%) 3PAR
9 8 (2.23%) Cisco
10 7 (1.96%) OpenLink
10 7 (1.96%) BT
11 6 (1.68%) SolarWinds
12 5 (1.40%) Misys
13 4 (1.12%) Intel
13 4 (1.12%) Cognos
13 4 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
14 3 (0.84%) Veeam
14 3 (0.84%) New Relic
Brentwood, Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £20000 - £31000 per annum + full bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HSBC
Posted: 3 days ago
Scunthorpe, South Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: Car, good benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Scunthorpe
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £1 per annum + car & benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Proactive Appointments
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, pension, medical, etc
Posted: 12 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Agentis Solution
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: 24 days ago