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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM iSeries
UK / Wales
Rank 82 95 100
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +5
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 13 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.18% 0.80% 0.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.28% 2.43% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 8
Median salary £33,173 £31,587 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.02% -22.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £28,097 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,256 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%

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
396 411 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 35.87% 32.93% 34.29%
Number of salaries quoted 319 343 377
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £26,500 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region citing iSeries as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing iSeries across the Wales region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

iSeries Salary Histogram in Wales

iSeries
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the Wales region over the 3 months to 18 January 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
South Wales +18 13 £33,173 +5.02%
iSeries
UK

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 31 (100.00%) Finance
2 23 (74.19%) SQL
3 20 (64.52%) Advertising
4 18 (58.06%) ITIL
5 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
5 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (45.16%) Degree
7 13 (41.94%) IBM
7 13 (41.94%) Validation
7 13 (41.94%) Systems Analysis
8 11 (35.48%) Business Analysis
8 11 (35.48%) ISEB
8 11 (35.48%) Waterfall
9 10 (32.26%) MS Office
9 10 (32.26%) Incident Management
10 9 (29.03%) RPG
11 8 (25.81%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (25.81%) Data Modelling
11 8 (25.81%) Software Testing
11 8 (25.81%) Test Scripting
12 7 (22.58%) RPG IV
12 7 (22.58%) AS400
13 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
13 6 (19.35%) Windows
14 5 (16.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
15 4 (12.90%) Feasibility Study
15 4 (12.90%) RPG/400
15 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
15 4 (12.90%) Banking

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (32.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Firewall
1 3 (9.68%) FTP
1 3 (9.68%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) DB2
General
1 31 (100.00%) Finance
2 20 (64.52%) Advertising
3 4 (12.90%) Banking
3 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (77.42%) Analyst
2 19 (61.29%) Support Analyst
3 16 (51.61%) Applications Support
3 16 (51.61%) Applications Support Analyst
4 9 (29.03%) Developer
4 9 (29.03%) RPG Developer
5 6 (19.35%) Programmer
5 6 (19.35%) RPG Programmer
6 5 (16.13%) AS400 Developer
7 4 (12.90%) Analyst Developer
7 4 (12.90%) Developer Analyst
7 4 (12.90%) RPG Analyst Programmer
7 4 (12.90%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (12.90%) Senior Analyst Programmer
7 4 (12.90%) Senior Developer
7 4 (12.90%) Senior Programme Analyst
7 4 (12.90%) Senior Programmer
7 4 (12.90%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
7 4 (12.90%) Senior RPG Developer
7 4 (12.90%) Senior RPG Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
3 4 (12.90%) Linux
4 3 (9.68%) Data ONTAP
4 3 (9.68%) VyOS
5 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) ITIL
2 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (41.94%) Systems Analysis
3 13 (41.94%) Validation
4 11 (35.48%) Business Analysis
4 11 (35.48%) Waterfall
5 10 (32.26%) Incident Management
6 8 (25.81%) Data Modelling
6 8 (25.81%) Software Testing
6 8 (25.81%) Test Scripting
7 4 (12.90%) Feasibility Study
7 4 (12.90%) Scrum
7 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
8 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (9.68%) High Availability
8 3 (9.68%) SIEM
8 3 (9.68%) System Testing
8 3 (9.68%) Virtual Environments
9 2 (6.45%) Change Management
10 1 (3.23%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (74.19%) SQL
2 9 (29.03%) RPG
3 7 (22.58%) RPG IV
4 4 (12.90%) RPG/400
5 3 (9.68%) C
5 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
5 3 (9.68%) RPG III
5 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (45.16%) Degree
2 11 (35.48%) ISEB
3 8 (25.81%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (16.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (9.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (6.45%) CCNA
6 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (3.23%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Nagios
2 1 (3.23%) Nessus
2 1 (3.23%) Nmap
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
2 13 (41.94%) IBM
3 3 (9.68%) Dell
3 3 (9.68%) IFS
3 3 (9.68%) Intel
3 3 (9.68%) NetApp
3 3 (9.68%) Splunk
3 3 (9.68%) VMware
3 3 (9.68%) Vyatta
4 1 (3.23%) Blue Coat