Period
to 21 November 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited iSeries over the 6 months to 21 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

IBM iSeries
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 931 1010 869
Rank change year-on-year +79 -141 +74
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 187 170 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.10% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.22% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 146 117 292
England median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £65,250 £61,250 £63,750
UK median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -

iSeries is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 67,512 75,677 75,828
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.47% 44.59% 42.53%
Number of salaries quoted 52,828 57,527 62,954
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

iSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing iSeries as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for iSeries in England

iSeries
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for iSeries in England

iSeries
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing iSeries in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

Salary histogram for iSeries in England

iSeries
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the England region over the 6 months to 21 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East of England +71 51 £40,000 -20.00% 4
London +47 43 £60,000 +20.00% 3
Midlands +29 37 £40,000 - 2
South East +24 31 £30,750 -27.65% 2
North of England +13 22 £35,000 -15.15% 3
West Midlands +32 19 £70,000 +64.71% 2
East Midlands +7 18 £40,000 +10.34%
North West +4 11 £35,000 -17.65% 2
Yorkshire +27 7 £43,000 +32.82%
North East +1 4 £35,000 -4.11% 1
South West +8 3 - - 2
iSeries
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, IT jobs citing iSeries also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 115 (61.50%) AS400
2 106 (56.68%) RPG
3 92 (49.20%) SQL
4 74 (39.57%) IBM
5 53 (28.34%) Java
6 46 (24.60%) RPG IV
7 44 (23.53%) ITIL
8 43 (22.99%) Windows
9 42 (22.46%) Finance
10 36 (19.25%) Microsoft
10 36 (19.25%) WebSphere
11 33 (17.65%) .NET
12 29 (15.51%) Mainframe
13 27 (14.44%) Service Management
14 24 (12.83%) Windows Server 2012
15 23 (12.30%) C#
15 23 (12.30%) ERP
16 22 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
17 20 (10.70%) Agile Software Development
17 20 (10.70%) Project Management
17 20 (10.70%) Coaching
18 19 (10.16%) Data Centre
18 19 (10.16%) Self-Motivation
18 19 (10.16%) Middleware
18 19 (10.16%) EMC
18 19 (10.16%) SQL Server
18 19 (10.16%) Retail
19 18 (9.63%) Unix
19 18 (9.63%) DevOps
20 17 (9.09%) HTML

iSeries
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 36 (19.25%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.14%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.07%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (4.81%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (5.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.67%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (2.67%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.53%) BPCS
3 1 (0.53%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.53%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.28%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (4.28%) Cloud Computing
1 8 (4.28%) Google Cloud Platform
1 8 (4.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.88%) SAN
2 10 (5.35%) NAS
3 9 (4.81%) Firewall
3 9 (4.81%) VoIP
4 8 (4.28%) LAN
4 8 (4.28%) VPN
4 8 (4.28%) WAN
5 5 (2.67%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (2.67%) Network Security
5 5 (2.67%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (2.14%) MPLS
6 4 (2.14%) PABX
7 1 (0.53%) FTP
7 1 (0.53%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.16%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.56%) DB2
3 11 (5.88%) Power BI
3 11 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (5.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.14%) Big Data
6 4 (2.14%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.60%) MySQL
8 1 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (5.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.07%) Cucumber
2 2 (1.07%) JMeter
2 2 (1.07%) Selenium
3 1 (0.53%) JIRA
3 1 (0.53%) Synon
General
1 42 (22.46%) Finance
2 19 (10.16%) Retail
3 11 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.21%) Banking
5 5 (2.67%) Billing
6 4 (2.14%) Back Office
6 4 (2.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 89 (47.59%) Developer
2 71 (37.97%) RPG Developer
3 58 (31.02%) AS400 Developer
4 36 (19.25%) SQL Developer
5 31 (16.58%) Analyst
6 13 (6.95%) C# Developer
6 13 (6.95%) Programmer
7 12 (6.42%) RPG Programmer
8 11 (5.88%) Analyst Programmer
8 11 (5.88%) RPG Analyst Programmer
8 11 (5.88%) Support Analyst
9 10 (5.35%) 2nd Line Support
9 10 (5.35%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 9 (4.81%) Administrator
10 9 (4.81%) Integration Developer
10 9 (4.81%) IT Engineer
11 8 (4.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (4.28%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (4.28%) Technical Leader
12 6 (3.21%) Head of Delivery
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (17.65%) .NET
2 19 (10.16%) Middleware
3 17 (9.09%) HTML
4 16 (8.56%) CSS
5 13 (6.95%) WPF
6 10 (5.35%) ASP.NET
6 10 (5.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (5.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 10 (5.35%) Razor View Engine
7 9 (4.81%) EDI
8 2 (1.07%) JSF
9 1 (0.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 115 (61.50%) AS400
2 29 (15.51%) Mainframe
3 19 (10.16%) Data Centre
3 19 (10.16%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (7.49%) Management Information System
5 13 (6.95%) Greenfield Project
6 10 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (5.35%) Blackberry
6 10 (5.35%) Computer Science
6 10 (5.35%) iPad
6 10 (5.35%) iPhone
7 6 (3.21%) Replication
8 4 (2.14%) EMC VMAX
8 4 (2.14%) EMC VNX
8 4 (2.14%) User Experience
9 3 (1.60%) Online Banking
10 2 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.53%) IBM Storwize
11 1 (0.53%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 43 (22.99%) Windows
2 24 (12.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 22 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (9.63%) Unix
5 16 (8.56%) Windows Server
6 15 (8.02%) Linux
6 15 (8.02%) Windows 8
7 10 (5.35%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (2.14%) HPUX
8 4 (2.14%) Solaris
8 4 (2.14%) zOS
9 3 (1.60%) CentOS
9 3 (1.60%) OS/400
9 3 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.60%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.60%) Windows 2000
9 3 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.07%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (23.53%) ITIL
2 27 (14.44%) Service Management
3 23 (12.30%) ERP
4 20 (10.70%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (10.70%) Coaching
4 20 (10.70%) Project Management
5 18 (9.63%) DevOps
6 15 (8.02%) Incident Management
6 15 (8.02%) ITSM
6 15 (8.02%) Mentoring
6 15 (8.02%) Server Patching
7 13 (6.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 13 (6.95%) Performance Tuning
7 13 (6.95%) SDLC
8 12 (6.42%) High Availability
8 12 (6.42%) Logistics
8 12 (6.42%) TDD
9 11 (5.88%) Collaborative Working
10 10 (5.35%) Mobile Device Management
10 10 (5.35%) Planning and Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 106 (56.68%) RPG
2 92 (49.20%) SQL
3 53 (28.34%) Java
4 46 (24.60%) RPG IV
5 23 (12.30%) C#
6 15 (8.02%) JavaScript
7 7 (3.74%) VB
8 4 (2.14%) C
8 4 (2.14%) RPG III
9 3 (1.60%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.60%) C++
9 3 (1.60%) Perl
9 3 (1.60%) Python
9 3 (1.60%) Ruby
10 2 (1.07%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 15 (8.02%) MCSA
1 15 (8.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (7.49%) Degree
3 8 (4.28%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (3.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (2.67%) CCDA
5 5 (2.67%) CCDP
5 5 (2.67%) CCNA
5 5 (2.67%) CCNP
5 5 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.60%) LPIC
7 3 (1.60%) RHCE
8 2 (1.07%) CISA
8 2 (1.07%) CISSP
9 1 (0.53%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.28%) PMO
2 7 (3.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (3.74%) SLA
3 4 (2.14%) GDPR
3 4 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.14%) PMBOK
4 3 (1.60%) QA
5 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (4.28%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.14%) XenApp
3 4 (2.14%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.53%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (3.74%) SCCM
2 5 (2.67%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (2.14%) WMI
4 3 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.60%) Puppet
4 3 (1.60%) Red Hat Satellite
4 3 (1.60%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.53%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.53%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 74 (39.57%) IBM
2 36 (19.25%) Microsoft
3 19 (10.16%) EMC
4 17 (9.09%) Ivanti
5 12 (6.42%) JD Edwards
5 12 (6.42%) VMware
6 10 (5.35%) NetApp
7 9 (4.81%) Cisco
8 8 (4.28%) Citrix
8 8 (4.28%) Google
8 8 (4.28%) HP
8 8 (4.28%) Oracle
9 4 (2.14%) Dell
9 4 (2.14%) Dell Compellent
9 4 (2.14%) EqualLogic
9 4 (2.14%) SonicWALL
9 4 (2.14%) Sun
9 4 (2.14%) Unisys
10 3 (1.60%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.60%) Salesforce.com