The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

IBM iSeries
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 225 258 306
Rank change year-on-year +33 +48  
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 3 8 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.057% 0.11% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.24% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 19
Median salary £42,500 £43,750 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.85% -11.61%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88%  

iSeries is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2528 3395 4566
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 48.07% 47.81% 43.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2311 2990 3753
Median salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.69% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £82,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

iSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing iSeries as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for iSeries in the City of London

iSeries
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing iSeries in the City of London.

Salary trend for iSeries in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 City of London region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 3 (60.00%) RPG
1 3 (60.00%) Misys
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
1 3 (60.00%) Misys Equation
1 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 2 (40.00%) VLAN
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Proactive Monitoring
2 2 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon S3
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (40.00%) Puppet
2 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (40.00%) Ansible
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Public Cloud
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) E-business
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (40.00%) SQL

iSeries
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (40.00%) IIS
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Misys Equation
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
1 2 (40.00%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Programmer
1 3 (60.00%) RPG Programmer
2 2 (40.00%) Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) AWS Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) AWS DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Linux DevOps Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Translating Business Requirements
1 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) E-business
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) RPG
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Ansible
1 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Misys
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat