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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM iSeries
Rank 94 97 90
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 10 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.71% 0.23% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.13% 0.63% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 3
Average salary £36,587 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.53% -15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
469 479 475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 33.48% 36.10% 38.12%
Number of salaries quoted 397 379 427
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,658 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 3 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
South Wales +11 10 £36,587 -8.53%
iSeries
UK

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 26 (86.67%) Finance
2 23 (76.67%) RPG
3 22 (73.33%) RPG IV
4 21 (70.00%) AS400
5 14 (46.67%) SDLC
6 6 (20.00%) WebSphere
6 6 (20.00%) IBM
6 6 (20.00%) DB2
6 6 (20.00%) UNIX
7 5 (16.67%) COBOL
7 5 (16.67%) IIS
7 5 (16.67%) SQL
7 5 (16.67%) AIX
7 5 (16.67%) Shell Script
7 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
7 5 (16.67%) Scrum
7 5 (16.67%) Degree
7 5 (16.67%) INSURE/90
7 5 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (16.67%) Banking
7 5 (16.67%) RPG/400
8 4 (13.33%) Project Management
8 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
8 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
9 3 (10.00%) Windows
9 3 (10.00%) Tomcat
9 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
9 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
10 2 (6.67%) Blue Coat

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 6 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (16.67%) IIS
3 3 (10.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (3.33%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Project
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (16.67%) INSURE/90
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) DHCP
1 1 (3.33%) DNS
1 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) DB2
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
General
1 26 (86.67%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 5 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (66.67%) Analyst
2 16 (53.33%) Analyst Programmer
2 16 (53.33%) Programmer
2 16 (53.33%) RPG Programmer
2 16 (53.33%) RPG Analyst Programmer
3 6 (20.00%) Development Team Leader
3 6 (20.00%) Team Leader
4 5 (16.67%) Senior Analyst Programmer
4 5 (16.67%) Applications Support
4 5 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Developer Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
4 5 (16.67%) Senior RPG Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Senior RPG Programmer
4 5 (16.67%) RPG Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Senior Programmer
5 3 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (70.00%) AS400
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) UNIX
2 5 (16.67%) AIX
3 3 (10.00%) Windows
4 2 (6.67%) Linux
5 1 (3.33%) OS/400
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) SDLC
2 5 (16.67%) Scrum
2 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 4 (13.33%) Project Management
4 1 (3.33%) Information Security
4 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.33%) Anomaly Detection
4 1 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (76.67%) RPG
2 22 (73.33%) RPG IV
3 5 (16.67%) COBOL
3 5 (16.67%) SQL
3 5 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 5 (16.67%) RPG/400
4 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) CISSP
2 1 (3.33%) Security+ Certification
2 1 (3.33%) CEH
2 1 (3.33%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Nessus
1 1 (3.33%) Nmap
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) IBM
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) Blue Coat
4 1 (3.33%) VMware