The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. 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 97 102 88
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -14
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 9 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.68% 0.66% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.12% 1.83% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 5
Average salary £30,500 £41,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.60% +22.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,097 £36,000 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £33,173 £45,000 £34,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
iSeries
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Miscellaneous Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
424 492 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 32.05% 35.91% 34.96%
Number of salaries quoted 352 399 287
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,020 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £52,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing iSeries across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

iSeries
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing iSeries across the Wales region.

iSeries Salary Trend in Wales

iSeries
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the Wales region 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
South Wales +7 9 £30,500 -25.60%
iSeries
UK

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 12 (70.59%) SQL
1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) Finance
3 8 (47.06%) IBM
4 7 (41.18%) Data Modelling
4 7 (41.18%) Degree
5 6 (35.29%) Systems Analysis
5 6 (35.29%) Business Analysis
5 6 (35.29%) Incident Management
5 6 (35.29%) Advertising
5 6 (35.29%) Validation
5 6 (35.29%) MS Office
5 6 (35.29%) ITIL
5 6 (35.29%) ISEB
5 6 (35.29%) Waterfall
6 5 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
6 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 5 (29.41%) Oracle
6 5 (29.41%) RPG
7 4 (23.53%) AS400
7 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
7 4 (23.53%) Scrum
7 4 (23.53%) Banking
7 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
7 4 (23.53%) RPG/400
7 4 (23.53%) RPG IV
8 3 (17.65%) Informatica
8 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
2 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.88%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.76%) Maven
1 2 (11.76%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) Advertising
3 4 (23.53%) Banking
3 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
4 2 (11.76%) Welsh Language
5 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Analyst Programmer
3 4 (23.53%) Business Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Business Support Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Programmer
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Analyst Programmer
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Programme Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Programmer
4 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) AS400 Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) AS400 Support
5 1 (5.88%) Business IT Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Support
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) AS400
2 3 (17.65%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.88%) LPAR
3 1 (5.88%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) OS/400
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
2 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Data Modelling
3 6 (35.29%) Business Analysis
3 6 (35.29%) Incident Management
3 6 (35.29%) ITIL
3 6 (35.29%) Systems Analysis
3 6 (35.29%) Validation
3 6 (35.29%) Waterfall
4 5 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Scrum
5 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (17.65%) Data Cleansing
6 3 (17.65%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) OO
7 2 (11.76%) OOD
7 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
7 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
7 2 (11.76%) UML
7 2 (11.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) RPG
3 4 (23.53%) RPG IV
3 4 (23.53%) RPG/400
4 2 (11.76%) Java
4 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Degree
2 6 (35.29%) ISEB
3 2 (11.76%) HND
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) IBM
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle
3 3 (17.65%) Informatica
3 3 (17.65%) Teradata
4 2 (11.76%) Talend