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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM iSeries
Rank 728 752 794
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +42
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 208 185 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.48% 0.43% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 178 143 120
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 £30,000 £32,500 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £58,000 £72,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%

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
43044 42819 42980
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.50% 40.22% 40.84%
Number of salaries quoted 34487 34634 33452
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 £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £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 11 February 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 11 February 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 +46 198 £40,000 -11.11% 17
East of England -8 50 £53,500 +31.28% 1
London +31 46 £45,000 -14.28% 7
Bedfordshire +18 34 £65,000 +62.50% 1
South East +3 33 £40,000 +14.28% 4
West Midlands -9 20 £35,000 -27.83%
North West +23 18 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Cheshire +32 17 £40,000 -18.36% 1
Bedford +21 12 £53,000 +125.53% 1
Essex -23 12 £50,000 -
Surrey - 12 £40,000 - 2
Midlands - 10 £52,000 -
South Wales +7 9 £30,500 -25.60%
Wales +5 9 £30,500 -25.60%
East Midlands +11 8 £39,000 -2.50% 2
Cardiff -5 8 £31,587 -22.95%
South West -11 7 £41,000 -13.68% 1
Hampshire +7 6 £22,500 -35.71% 1
Brentwood -4 6 £55,000 +22.22%
Staffordshire - 6 £35,000 -
Birmingham 0 5 £45,000 +78.21%
Southampton -11 5 £22,500 -35.71% 1
Middlesex - 5 £42,500 -
Warwickshire - 5 £45,000 -
Leicestershire +6 4 £38,000 -5.00%
Peterborough +5 4 £33,173 -1.70%
Wiltshire +4 4 £41,000 +2.50%
Cambridgeshire +4 4 £33,173 -7.85%
Berkshire -12 4 £47,500 -29.62%
City of London +50 3 £32,500 -38.09% 1

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 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.

1 238 (59.06%) AS400
2 150 (37.22%) RPG
3 146 (36.23%) SQL
4 124 (30.77%) Finance
5 115 (28.54%) IBM
6 84 (20.84%) Windows
7 66 (16.38%) ITIL
7 66 (16.38%) Oracle
8 60 (14.89%) WebSphere
9 53 (13.15%) .NET
9 53 (13.15%) Microsoft
9 53 (13.15%) OS/400
9 53 (13.15%) RPG IV
10 48 (11.91%) Banking
11 47 (11.66%) Linux
11 47 (11.66%) Unix
12 45 (11.17%) Agile Software Development
13 41 (10.17%) Java
14 39 (9.68%) High Availability
14 39 (9.68%) Performance Analysis
15 35 (8.68%) MQSeries
15 35 (8.68%) MS Excel
16 34 (8.44%) ERP
16 34 (8.44%) Service Delivery
16 34 (8.44%) Retail
17 30 (7.44%) Scrum
17 30 (7.44%) VMware
17 30 (7.44%) SQL Server
18 29 (7.20%) COBOL
18 29 (7.20%) IIS

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 60 (14.89%) WebSphere
2 35 (8.68%) MQSeries
3 29 (7.20%) IIS
4 28 (6.95%) Apache
4 28 (6.95%) GlassFish
4 28 (6.95%) JBoss
5 8 (1.99%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.49%) IBM Notes
7 5 (1.24%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (0.99%) IBM Domino
9 2 (0.50%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 35 (8.68%) MS Excel
2 26 (6.45%) MS Office
3 12 (2.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.74%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (2.73%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 10 (2.48%) BusinessWorks
3 8 (1.99%) Misys Equation
4 5 (1.24%) INSURE/90
5 4 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.74%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.74%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.25%) AWD
8 1 (0.25%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.24%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.74%) SaaS
3 1 (0.25%) IaaS
3 1 (0.25%) Office 365
3 1 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (6.45%) WAN
2 25 (6.20%) SAN
3 15 (3.72%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.99%) FTP
5 6 (1.49%) Firewall
5 6 (1.49%) LAN
5 6 (1.49%) SSL
5 6 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (1.24%) DHCP
6 5 (1.24%) DNS
7 4 (0.99%) S/MIME
8 3 (0.74%) Network Security
8 3 (0.74%) VoIP
9 2 (0.50%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.50%) Wireless
10 1 (0.25%) HTTP
10 1 (0.25%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.25%) LDAP
10 1 (0.25%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.25%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (7.44%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.23%) DB2
3 6 (1.49%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.74%) MS Access
7 2 (0.50%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.50%) DataStage
7 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.25%) Informix
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.25%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (1.99%) JUnit
2 6 (1.49%) Eclipse
3 5 (1.24%) SoapUI
4 4 (0.99%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (0.74%) DbUnit
5 3 (0.74%) FitNesse
5 3 (0.74%) Selenium
6 2 (0.50%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.50%) Maven
6 2 (0.50%) Synon
7 1 (0.25%) Hudson
7 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.25%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 124 (30.77%) Finance
2 48 (11.91%) Banking
3 34 (8.44%) Retail
4 16 (3.97%) Telecoms
5 14 (3.47%) Marketing
6 11 (2.73%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.74%) Advertising
7 7 (1.74%) Music Industry
8 3 (0.74%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.50%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.50%) Welsh Language
10 1 (0.25%) Billing
10 1 (0.25%) French Language
10 1 (0.25%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.25%) German Language
10 1 (0.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 151 (37.47%) Analyst
2 65 (16.13%) Programmer
3 58 (14.39%) Developer
4 54 (13.40%) Analyst Programmer
5 52 (12.90%) Consultant
6 44 (10.92%) RPG Programmer
7 42 (10.42%) RPG Analyst Programmer
8 30 (7.44%) Support Analyst
9 29 (7.20%) AS400 Support
10 26 (6.45%) RPG Developer
11 22 (5.46%) Systems Analyst
12 21 (5.21%) AS400 Developer
13 20 (4.96%) Architect
13 20 (4.96%) Systems Support
13 20 (4.96%) Test Analyst
13 20 (4.96%) Tester
14 19 (4.71%) Solutions Architect
15 13 (3.23%) Agile Test Analyst
15 13 (3.23%) Operations Analyst
15 13 (3.23%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (13.15%) .NET
2 17 (4.22%) ASP.NET
2 17 (4.22%) Flash
3 12 (2.98%) J2EE
4 10 (2.48%) Classic ASP
4 10 (2.48%) CSS
4 10 (2.48%) Middleware
4 10 (2.48%) WebSphere MQ
5 9 (2.23%) Web Services
6 6 (1.49%) HTML
6 6 (1.49%) XML
7 5 (1.24%) EDI
7 5 (1.24%) jQuery
8 4 (0.99%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (0.99%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 4 (0.99%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 4 (0.99%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (0.74%) ODBC
9 3 (0.74%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (0.74%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 238 (59.06%) AS400
2 25 (6.20%) Data Centre
3 22 (5.46%) Mainframe
4 17 (4.22%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (3.72%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (3.47%) Management Information System
7 12 (2.98%) Tandem
8 11 (2.73%) Replication
9 10 (2.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 7 (1.74%) LPAR
11 6 (1.49%) Data Integration
12 5 (1.24%) Clustering
12 5 (1.24%) Digital Media
12 5 (1.24%) Social Media
12 5 (1.24%) User Experience
13 3 (0.74%) CMDB
13 3 (0.74%) Computer Science
14 2 (0.50%) Data Structures
14 2 (0.50%) EPoS
14 2 (0.50%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 84 (20.84%) Windows
2 53 (13.15%) OS/400
3 47 (11.66%) Linux
3 47 (11.66%) Unix
4 12 (2.98%) AIX
5 11 (2.73%) Windows Server
6 9 (2.23%) Solaris
7 7 (1.74%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.49%) Windows XP
9 5 (1.24%) CentOS
9 5 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.74%) Data ONTAP
10 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.74%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.50%) MVS
11 2 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.50%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.50%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (16.38%) ITIL
2 45 (11.17%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (9.68%) High Availability
3 39 (9.68%) Performance Analysis
4 34 (8.44%) ERP
4 34 (8.44%) Service Delivery
5 30 (7.44%) Scrum
6 23 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 23 (5.71%) Project Management
7 20 (4.96%) Change Management
7 20 (4.96%) Service Management
8 15 (3.72%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (3.72%) Manual Testing
8 15 (3.72%) Performance Monitoring
9 13 (3.23%) Configuration Management
9 13 (3.23%) Data Management
10 12 (2.98%) Business Analysis
10 12 (2.98%) Incident Management
10 12 (2.98%) Presales
11 11 (2.73%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 150 (37.22%) RPG
2 146 (36.23%) SQL
3 53 (13.15%) RPG IV
4 41 (10.17%) Java
5 29 (7.20%) COBOL
6 18 (4.47%) C#
7 15 (3.72%) RPG/400
8 11 (2.73%) C++
9 10 (2.48%) JavaScript
9 10 (2.48%) VC++
10 6 (1.49%) JCL
11 5 (1.24%) C
11 5 (1.24%) RPG III
12 3 (0.74%) VB
13 2 (0.50%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.50%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.50%) VBA
14 1 (0.25%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.25%) VB6
Qualifications
1 23 (5.71%) ISEB
2 16 (3.97%) Degree
3 6 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.24%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.50%) HND
7 2 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.50%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.25%) APMP
8 1 (0.25%) CCDP
8 1 (0.25%) CCIE
8 1 (0.25%) CCNP
8 1 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.25%) HP APS
8 1 (0.25%) MCSE
8 1 (0.25%) VCAP
8 1 (0.25%) VCDX
8 1 (0.25%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.46%) SLA
2 6 (1.49%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.24%) QA
System Software
1 16 (3.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (3.47%) Active Directory
3 12 (2.98%) Firmware
4 4 (0.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (0.99%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.74%) XenApp
6 2 (0.50%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 2 (0.50%) vSphere
6 2 (0.50%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (3.97%) OpenView
1 16 (3.97%) OVSD
2 13 (3.23%) Unicenter
3 9 (2.23%) CA Wily
4 5 (1.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.74%) Control-M
6 3 (0.74%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 115 (28.54%) IBM
2 66 (16.38%) Oracle
3 53 (13.15%) Microsoft
4 30 (7.44%) VMware
5 27 (6.70%) JD Edwards
6 21 (5.21%) HP
7 15 (3.72%) Citrix
7 15 (3.72%) Intel
8 13 (3.23%) CA
8 13 (3.23%) SolarWinds
9 12 (2.98%) Cisco
10 10 (2.48%) TIBCO
11 9 (2.23%) Splunk
12 8 (1.99%) Misys
13 6 (1.49%) JDA
13 6 (1.49%) Lotus
13 6 (1.49%) Micro Focus
14 5 (1.24%) Google
14 5 (1.24%) NetApp
14 5 (1.24%) Red Hat
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