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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM iSeries
Rank 78 97 92
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -5
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 21 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.50% 0.16% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.95% 0.54% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 21 1 3
Average salary £45,000 £33,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.32% -29.47%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%
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
532 373 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 38.08% 30.42% 31.67%
Number of salaries quoted 430 285 332
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -1.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing iSeries across the Wales region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

iSeries Salary Histogram 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 21 April 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 +5 21 £45,000 +34.32%
iSeries
UK

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 25 (86.21%) AS400
2 24 (82.76%) Finance
3 19 (65.52%) RPG
4 17 (58.62%) RPG IV
5 10 (34.48%) WebSphere
5 10 (34.48%) IBM
6 6 (20.69%) UNIX
6 6 (20.69%) Windows
7 5 (17.24%) AIX
7 5 (17.24%) IIS
7 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
7 5 (17.24%) COBOL
7 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (17.24%) Shell Script
7 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
8 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
8 4 (13.79%) Advertising
9 3 (10.34%) VMware
9 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
9 3 (10.34%) OS/400
9 3 (10.34%) DHCP
9 3 (10.34%) DNS
9 3 (10.34%) Project Management
9 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (6.90%) Degree
10 2 (6.90%) HTTP
10 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
10 2 (6.90%) DB2
10 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 10 (34.48%) WebSphere
2 5 (17.24%) IIS
3 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.90%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
5 1 (3.45%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Project
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) INSURE/90
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) DHCP
1 3 (10.34%) DNS
2 2 (6.90%) HTTP
3 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) DB2
General
1 24 (82.76%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Advertising
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Analyst
2 12 (41.38%) Programmer
2 12 (41.38%) RPG Programmer
3 11 (37.93%) RPG Analyst Programmer
3 11 (37.93%) Analyst Programmer
4 6 (20.69%) Team Leader
4 6 (20.69%) Development Team Leader
5 5 (17.24%) Applications Support
6 3 (10.34%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) Administrator
6 3 (10.34%) WebSphere Administrator
6 3 (10.34%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Technical Administrator
7 2 (6.90%) RPG Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Applications Support Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Specialist
7 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (86.21%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) UNIX
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) AIX
2 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (10.34%) OS/400
4 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.34%) Project Management
2 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
3 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
3 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (3.45%) Anomaly Detection
3 1 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (3.45%) Scrum
3 1 (3.45%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 19 (65.52%) RPG
2 17 (58.62%) RPG IV
3 5 (17.24%) COBOL
3 5 (17.24%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.45%) RPG/400
4 1 (3.45%) SQL
4 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) CISSP
2 1 (3.45%) Security+ Certification
2 1 (3.45%) CISMP
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) IBM
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.34%) VMware
4 1 (3.45%) Blue Coat