Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

IBM iSeries
UK > England
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1060 843 871
Rank change year-on-year -217 +28 +121
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 106 317 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.065% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.47% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 69 254 326
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £63,000 £70,000 £66,675
UK median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88% -

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 68,368 67,314 84,087
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.93% 40.85% 42.45%
Number of salaries quoted 54,114 55,357 68,402
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%

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 18 February 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 18 February 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
Midlands +21 39 £37,500 -11.76%
West Midlands +19 26 £33,750 -20.59%
South East 0 24 £42,500 -10.53% 1
London -89 23 £57,500 -17.86% 4
North of England -76 16 £30,000 -25.00% 3
East Midlands +31 13 £37,500 -13.29%
Yorkshire +19 9 £34,750 -0.71% 1
North West -99 6 £29,000 -27.50% 2
East of England -24 3 £41,250 -21.43% 2
South West -15 1 £37,500 -6.25%
North East -27 1 £36,500 +21.67%
iSeries
UK

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 52 (49.06%) SQL
2 48 (45.28%) AS400
3 46 (43.40%) IBM
4 36 (33.96%) RPG
5 31 (29.25%) ITIL
6 30 (28.30%) Windows
7 21 (19.81%) Project Management
7 21 (19.81%) Degree
8 19 (17.92%) Finance
8 19 (17.92%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (16.98%) Microsoft
10 17 (16.04%) Java
11 14 (13.21%) Eclipse
11 14 (13.21%) RPG IV
11 14 (13.21%) Mentoring
11 14 (13.21%) Windows Server
12 13 (12.26%) Data Centre
12 13 (12.26%) Change Control
12 13 (12.26%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (11.32%) Problem Management
13 12 (11.32%) Performance Tuning
14 11 (10.38%) JD Edwards
14 11 (10.38%) Change Management
15 10 (9.43%) VMware
15 10 (9.43%) Configuration Management
15 10 (9.43%) TCP/IP
15 10 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
15 10 (9.43%) Windows XP
15 10 (9.43%) Windows Vista
15 10 (9.43%) User Acceptance Testing

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 8 (7.55%) WebSphere
2 5 (4.72%) IBM Notes
3 4 (3.77%) CMS
3 4 (3.77%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.94%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.94%) JBoss
4 1 (0.94%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.94%) WildFly
Applications
1 7 (6.60%) Spreadsheet
2 5 (4.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (8.49%) RiskWrite
2 3 (2.83%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.94%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.94%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.89%) Office 365
2 1 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.94%) GitHub
2 1 (0.94%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.43%) TCP/IP
2 9 (8.49%) Firewall
3 7 (6.60%) HTTP
3 7 (6.60%) SMTP
3 7 (6.60%) Wireless
4 6 (5.66%) LAN
4 6 (5.66%) WAN
5 1 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.94%) Internet
5 1 (0.94%) Network Security
5 1 (0.94%) SAN
5 1 (0.94%) SSL
5 1 (0.94%) VLAN
5 1 (0.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.66%) DB2
2 4 (3.77%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.94%) MySQL
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (13.21%) Eclipse
2 9 (8.49%) VersionOne
3 6 (5.66%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.72%) Cucumber
4 5 (4.72%) HP UFT
4 5 (4.72%) JUnit
4 5 (4.72%) Protractor
4 5 (4.72%) Ranorex
4 5 (4.72%) Selenium
5 1 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (17.92%) Finance
2 5 (4.72%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.83%) Banking
4 2 (1.89%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.94%) Back Office
5 1 (0.94%) Games
5 1 (0.94%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.94%) Law
5 1 (0.94%) Legal
5 1 (0.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (33.96%) Analyst
2 17 (16.04%) Applications Support
3 16 (15.09%) Technical Support
4 15 (14.15%) Developer
5 14 (13.21%) Applications Support Analyst
6 10 (9.43%) Technical Analyst
7 9 (8.49%) Technical Support Analyst
8 8 (7.55%) Consultant
9 7 (6.60%) Architect
9 7 (6.60%) AS400 Support
9 7 (6.60%) IT Consultant
9 7 (6.60%) IT Security Consultant
9 7 (6.60%) Operations Analyst
9 7 (6.60%) Programmer
9 7 (6.60%) RPG Developer
9 7 (6.60%) Security Consultant
10 6 (5.66%) SQL Developer
10 6 (5.66%) Support Analyst
10 6 (5.66%) Trainee
10 6 (5.66%) Trainee Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.55%) EDI
2 7 (6.60%) Middleware
3 5 (4.72%) .NET
3 5 (4.72%) Node.js
3 5 (4.72%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (4.72%) WPF
4 4 (3.77%) CSS
4 4 (3.77%) HTML
5 2 (1.89%) Web Services
6 1 (0.94%) Flash
6 1 (0.94%) jQuery
6 1 (0.94%) JSON
6 1 (0.94%) REST
6 1 (0.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 48 (45.28%) AS400
2 19 (17.92%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (12.26%) Data Centre
4 6 (5.66%) Mainframe
4 6 (5.66%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.72%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.83%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.89%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.89%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.89%) Clustering
7 2 (1.89%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.89%) iPad
7 2 (1.89%) iPhone
7 2 (1.89%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.94%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.94%) HACMP
8 1 (0.94%) Online Games
8 1 (0.94%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (28.30%) Windows
2 14 (13.21%) Windows Server
3 10 (9.43%) Windows 7
3 10 (9.43%) Windows Vista
3 10 (9.43%) Windows XP
4 9 (8.49%) OS/400
5 7 (6.60%) Solaris
6 6 (5.66%) Unix
7 5 (4.72%) Linux
7 5 (4.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.89%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.89%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.94%) AIX
10 1 (0.94%) CentOS
10 1 (0.94%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.94%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (29.25%) ITIL
2 21 (19.81%) Project Management
3 14 (13.21%) Mentoring
4 13 (12.26%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (12.26%) Change Control
5 12 (11.32%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (11.32%) Problem Management
6 11 (10.38%) Change Management
7 10 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (9.43%) Configuration Management
7 10 (9.43%) Incident Management
7 10 (9.43%) Logistics
7 10 (9.43%) Network Monitoring
7 10 (9.43%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (7.55%) Information Security
8 8 (7.55%) Presales
8 8 (7.55%) SDLC
9 7 (6.60%) Content Management
9 7 (6.60%) Ethical Hacking
9 7 (6.60%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (49.06%) SQL
2 36 (33.96%) RPG
3 17 (16.04%) Java
4 14 (13.21%) RPG IV
5 8 (7.55%) JavaScript
6 6 (5.66%) C#
7 5 (4.72%) COBOL
7 5 (4.72%) Delphi
7 5 (4.72%) Groovy
7 5 (4.72%) RPG/400
7 5 (4.72%) Scala
8 3 (2.83%) VBA
9 1 (0.94%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.94%) Python
9 1 (0.94%) Ruby
9 1 (0.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (19.81%) Degree
2 9 (8.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 5 (4.72%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.89%) MCSA
4 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.94%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.60%) QA
2 2 (1.89%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.89%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.94%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.94%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.94%) ISO 22301
3 1 (0.94%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.94%) TickIT
System Software
1 8 (7.55%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (3.77%) Firmware
2 4 (3.77%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.83%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.94%) GPFS
4 1 (0.94%) PowerHA
4 1 (0.94%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.83%) Ansible
2 2 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.89%) Puppet
3 1 (0.94%) Control-M
3 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 46 (43.40%) IBM
2 18 (16.98%) Microsoft
3 11 (10.38%) JD Edwards
4 10 (9.43%) VMware
5 7 (6.60%) Oracle
6 5 (4.72%) Cisco
6 5 (4.72%) Citrix
6 5 (4.72%) Lotus
6 5 (4.72%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.83%) Cognos
7 3 (2.83%) HP
7 3 (2.83%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.89%) Ivanti
8 2 (1.89%) Micro Focus
9 1 (0.94%) Blue Coat
9 1 (0.94%) Clearswift
9 1 (0.94%) F5
9 1 (0.94%) Nokia
9 1 (0.94%) ProCurve
9 1 (0.94%) Remedy