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 3 months to 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

IBM iSeries
UK / England
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 738 759 771
Rank change year-on-year +21 +12  
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 116 189 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.45% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 80 157 140
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £53,250 £55,000
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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 33414 42002 42511
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 40.92% 42.87% 40.94%
Number of salaries quoted 27142 34370 34026
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

iSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 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 3 months to 23 April 2017.

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 3 months to 23 April 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
London +51 50 £70,000 +55.55% 1
North West -2 36 £40,000 -
South East +63 13 £33,500 -16.25% 2
Yorkshire +25 8 £35,000 -26.31%
West Midlands +4 4 £40,000 +14.28%
South West -10 3 £35,000 -14.63%
East Midlands +5 2 - - 1
iSeries
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 England region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 181 (67.04%) SQL
2 118 (43.70%) AS400
3 102 (37.78%) RPG
4 98 (36.30%) Agile Software Development
5 85 (31.48%) IBM
6 80 (29.63%) Microsoft
7 79 (29.26%) Windows
8 70 (25.93%) ITIL
9 68 (25.19%) Java
10 67 (24.81%) XML
11 63 (23.33%) DB2
12 60 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
13 59 (21.85%) IIS
13 59 (21.85%) WebSphere
14 58 (21.48%) E-Commerce
15 57 (21.11%) E-business
15 57 (21.11%) Public Cloud
16 56 (20.74%) ERP
17 55 (20.37%) Continuous Delivery
17 55 (20.37%) Kanban
18 52 (19.26%) DevOps
19 46 (17.04%) Finance
19 46 (17.04%) SDLC
20 45 (16.67%) Linux
21 38 (14.07%) RPG IV
22 31 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
23 30 (11.11%) Waterfall
23 30 (11.11%) Unit Testing
24 26 (9.63%) Problem Management
25 25 (9.26%) Performance Tuning

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 59 (21.85%) IIS
1 59 (21.85%) WebSphere
2 12 (4.44%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (2.59%) Apache
4 6 (2.22%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.11%) MQSeries
6 2 (0.74%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (0.74%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (4.07%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (8.15%) RiskWrite
2 6 (2.22%) Misys Equation
3 5 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.85%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 3 (1.11%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.37%) JDE World
Cloud Services
1 60 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.74%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.37%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.37%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.44%) Firewall
2 10 (3.70%) FTP
3 9 (3.33%) TCP/IP
4 8 (2.96%) SAN
5 6 (2.22%) HTTP
5 6 (2.22%) SMTP
5 6 (2.22%) Wireless
6 5 (1.85%) LAN
7 4 (1.48%) ATM
8 3 (1.11%) VPN
8 3 (1.11%) WAN
9 2 (0.74%) MPLS
9 2 (0.74%) VLAN
10 1 (0.37%) Network Security
10 1 (0.37%) SNA
10 1 (0.37%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (23.33%) DB2
2 17 (6.30%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (1.85%) RDBMS
3 5 (1.85%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.48%) MySQL
4 4 (1.48%) Pentaho
5 3 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.37%) Endeca
7 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (8.15%) Eclipse
1 22 (8.15%) VersionOne
2 9 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 9 (3.33%) JIRA
3 7 (2.59%) Visual Studio
4 5 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.48%) Subversion
5 4 (1.48%) TortoiseSVN
6 3 (1.11%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.37%) Ant
8 1 (0.37%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.37%) XMLSpy
General
1 46 (17.04%) Finance
2 19 (7.04%) Banking
3 10 (3.70%) Retail
4 8 (2.96%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.85%) Advertising
6 4 (1.48%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.11%) Billing
7 3 (1.11%) Local Government
7 3 (1.11%) Private Banking
8 2 (0.74%) Automotive
8 2 (0.74%) Back Office
8 2 (0.74%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.37%) Games
9 1 (0.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 80 (29.63%) Analyst
2 64 (23.70%) Applications Support
3 63 (23.33%) Administrator
4 52 (19.26%) DevOps Administrator
5 47 (17.41%) Programmer
6 45 (16.67%) Developer
7 44 (16.30%) Applications Support Analyst
8 39 (14.44%) RPG Programmer
9 30 (11.11%) AS400 Developer
10 28 (10.37%) Support Analyst
11 27 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
12 26 (9.63%) Analyst Programmer
12 26 (9.63%) Linux DevOps Administrator
12 26 (9.63%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 26 (9.63%) Technical Support
12 26 (9.63%) Windows Administrator
13 23 (8.52%) RPG Developer
14 22 (8.15%) Technical Analyst
14 22 (8.15%) Technical Support Analyst
15 21 (7.78%) RPG Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (24.81%) XML
2 24 (8.89%) .NET
3 21 (7.78%) HTML
4 16 (5.93%) ASP.NET
5 11 (4.07%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (4.07%) jQuery
6 9 (3.33%) CSS
7 8 (2.96%) Web Services
8 7 (2.59%) EDI
9 6 (2.22%) Middleware
10 5 (1.85%) Ajax
10 5 (1.85%) RESTful
10 5 (1.85%) SOAP
10 5 (1.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (1.85%) WCF
11 4 (1.48%) EDIFACT
12 1 (0.37%) .NET Framework
12 1 (0.37%) ADO
12 1 (0.37%) COM+
12 1 (0.37%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 118 (43.70%) AS400
2 57 (21.11%) Public Cloud
3 31 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (8.15%) Greenfield Project
5 15 (5.56%) Mainframe
6 7 (2.59%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.22%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.85%) Online Banking
8 5 (1.85%) PMI
9 3 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.11%) NHS
9 3 (1.11%) Replication
10 2 (0.74%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.74%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.74%) EMC VMAX
10 2 (0.74%) EMC VNX
11 1 (0.37%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.37%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.37%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 79 (29.26%) Windows
2 45 (16.67%) Linux
3 7 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (2.59%) Unix
3 7 (2.59%) Windows Server
4 6 (2.22%) Solaris
5 5 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.37%) CentOS
7 1 (0.37%) i5/OS
7 1 (0.37%) OS/390
7 1 (0.37%) OS/400
7 1 (0.37%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.37%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (36.30%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (25.93%) ITIL
3 58 (21.48%) E-Commerce
4 57 (21.11%) E-business
5 56 (20.74%) ERP
6 55 (20.37%) Continuous Delivery
6 55 (20.37%) Kanban
7 52 (19.26%) DevOps
8 46 (17.04%) SDLC
9 30 (11.11%) Unit Testing
9 30 (11.11%) Waterfall
10 26 (9.63%) Problem Management
11 25 (9.26%) Performance Tuning
12 24 (8.89%) Change Control
12 24 (8.89%) Incident Management
13 22 (8.15%) Service Delivery
13 22 (8.15%) Trend Analysis
14 13 (4.81%) Business Intelligence
15 11 (4.07%) MVC
15 11 (4.07%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 181 (67.04%) SQL
2 102 (37.78%) RPG
3 68 (25.19%) Java
4 38 (14.07%) RPG IV
5 21 (7.78%) C#
6 13 (4.81%) JavaScript
7 11 (4.07%) C++
8 10 (3.70%) VB.NET
9 9 (3.33%) PHP
10 8 (2.96%) C
10 8 (2.96%) VBA
11 6 (2.22%) RPG III
12 5 (1.85%) VB
12 5 (1.85%) VB6
13 4 (1.48%) ActionScript
13 4 (1.48%) ActionScript 2.0
13 4 (1.48%) Delphi
13 4 (1.48%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.11%) COBOL
14 3 (1.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (8.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 16 (5.93%) Degree
3 6 (2.22%) CREST Certified
3 6 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.85%) CISA
4 5 (1.85%) CISM
4 5 (1.85%) PMI Certification
4 5 (1.85%) PMP
5 3 (1.11%) ACCA
5 3 (1.11%) CIPFA
5 3 (1.11%) QiCA
6 2 (0.74%) CISSP
6 2 (0.74%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.37%) HNC
7 1 (0.37%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.96%) QA
2 7 (2.59%) SLA
3 6 (2.22%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.74%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (2.96%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.22%) VMware ESX
3 4 (1.48%) Firmware
4 2 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.74%) XenApp
4 2 (0.74%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (1.11%) SCCM
2 2 (0.74%) Ansible
2 2 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.74%) Puppet
Vendors
1 85 (31.48%) IBM
2 80 (29.63%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.70%) JD Edwards
3 10 (3.70%) VMware
4 9 (3.33%) Oracle
5 8 (2.96%) SAP
6 7 (2.59%) Red Hat
7 6 (2.22%) Cognos
7 6 (2.22%) IFS
7 6 (2.22%) Misys
8 5 (1.85%) Citrix
8 5 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.11%) Cisco
9 3 (1.11%) NetApp
10 2 (0.74%) Dell
10 2 (0.74%) Hitachi
10 2 (0.74%) HP
10 2 (0.74%) JDA
10 2 (0.74%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (0.74%) Sun
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Gravitas Recruitment Group
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, pension, shift work
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £50 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago