Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

IBM iSeries
UK > England
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1012 902 891
Rank change year-on-year -110 -11 +44
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 129 249 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.080% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.36% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 95 183 307
England median annual salary £36,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.75% - -11.11%
10th Percentile £18,250 £32,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £70,000 £60,150
UK median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - -11.11%

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 69,430 68,663 83,055
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.14% 42.72% 43.94%
Number of salaries quoted 54,509 55,763 68,201
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,125 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% +6.52%

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 20 May 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 20 May 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 +32 42 £30,000 -25.00% 1
West Midlands +33 30 £22,750 -43.13% 1
South East -4 27 £38,000 +8.57% 2
London -91 25 £51,250 -26.79% 1
East of England +3 22 £57,500 +15.00% 4
North of England -69 13 £35,000 -12.50% 2
East Midlands +8 12 £32,500 -10.96%
North West -72 6 £29,000 -27.50% 1
North East - 5 £35,000 -
Yorkshire +14 2 £39,000 +11.43% 1
iSeries
UK

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 70 (54.26%) SQL
2 64 (49.61%) IBM
3 54 (41.86%) AS400
4 51 (39.53%) Windows
5 45 (34.88%) ITIL
6 39 (30.23%) RPG
7 35 (27.13%) Finance
8 34 (26.36%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (22.48%) RPG IV
9 29 (22.48%) Analytical Skills
10 24 (18.60%) Windows Server
10 24 (18.60%) Java
10 24 (18.60%) Oracle
11 22 (17.05%) Salesforce.com
12 21 (16.28%) WebSphere
13 20 (15.50%) Project Management
14 17 (13.18%) Degree
14 17 (13.18%) Logistics
14 17 (13.18%) Problem-Solving
15 16 (12.40%) Disaster Recovery
16 15 (11.63%) Business Continuity
16 15 (11.63%) Banking
16 15 (11.63%) Data Centre
17 14 (10.85%) Network Monitoring
17 14 (10.85%) Release Management
17 14 (10.85%) Windows 7
17 14 (10.85%) WebSphere MQ
17 14 (10.85%) Configuration Management
17 14 (10.85%) Lotus
17 14 (10.85%) IBM Notes

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 21 (16.28%) WebSphere
2 14 (10.85%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.78%) GlassFish
3 1 (0.78%) JBoss
3 1 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.78%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (3.10%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (3.10%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (4.65%) RiskWrite
2 5 (3.88%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (2.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (1.55%) Misys Equation
5 1 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.78%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.78%) JDE World
5 1 (0.78%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.78%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.10%) Office 365
2 1 (0.78%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (0.78%) IaaS
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.85%) LAN
1 14 (10.85%) WAN
2 4 (3.10%) SAN
3 3 (2.33%) Firewall
3 3 (2.33%) Network Security
4 2 (1.55%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.55%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.55%) VoIP
4 2 (1.55%) WebEx
4 2 (1.55%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.78%) Internet
5 1 (0.78%) SSL
5 1 (0.78%) VLAN
5 1 (0.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.10%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.55%) DB2
3 1 (0.78%) MySQL
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (9.30%) Eclipse
2 6 (4.65%) VersionOne
3 1 (0.78%) JIRA
3 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (27.13%) Finance
2 15 (11.63%) Banking
3 8 (6.20%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.88%) Retail
5 4 (3.10%) Games
6 3 (2.33%) Back Office
6 3 (2.33%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.78%) Law
7 1 (0.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (47.29%) Analyst
2 23 (17.83%) Applications Support
3 22 (17.05%) Programmer
4 21 (16.28%) Analyst Programmer
5 20 (15.50%) RPG Programmer
6 19 (14.73%) Developer
6 19 (14.73%) RPG Analyst Programmer
7 14 (10.85%) RPG Developer
8 13 (10.08%) Operations Analyst
9 12 (9.30%) Applications Support Analyst
9 12 (9.30%) Technical Leader
9 12 (9.30%) Trainee
9 12 (9.30%) Trainee Analyst
9 12 (9.30%) Trainee Operations Analyst
10 11 (8.53%) Support Analyst
11 10 (7.75%) SQL Developer
12 9 (6.98%) Applications Manager
13 8 (6.20%) Applications Support Manager
13 8 (6.20%) AS400 Developer
13 8 (6.20%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.85%) WebSphere MQ
2 8 (6.20%) EDI
2 8 (6.20%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (2.33%) .NET
4 2 (1.55%) CSS
4 2 (1.55%) HTML
5 1 (0.78%) Flash
5 1 (0.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 54 (41.86%) AS400
2 29 (22.48%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (11.63%) Data Centre
4 9 (6.98%) Management Information System
5 8 (6.20%) Mainframe
6 7 (5.43%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (4.65%) EMC VMAX
7 6 (4.65%) EMC VNX
8 5 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (3.10%) Online Games
9 4 (3.10%) Replication
10 2 (1.55%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (1.55%) Online Banking
11 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.78%) NHS
11 1 (0.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 51 (39.53%) Windows
2 24 (18.60%) Windows Server
3 14 (10.85%) Windows 7
4 12 (9.30%) Windows Vista
4 12 (9.30%) Windows XP
5 10 (7.75%) Linux
6 4 (3.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.33%) OS/400
8 2 (1.55%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.78%) Unix
9 1 (0.78%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (34.88%) ITIL
2 34 (26.36%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (15.50%) Project Management
4 17 (13.18%) Logistics
4 17 (13.18%) Problem-Solving
5 16 (12.40%) Disaster Recovery
6 15 (11.63%) Business Continuity
7 14 (10.85%) Configuration Management
7 14 (10.85%) Network Monitoring
7 14 (10.85%) Release Management
8 13 (10.08%) BDD
9 12 (9.30%) Time Management
10 11 (8.53%) DevOps
10 11 (8.53%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (8.53%) Planning and Forecasting
10 11 (8.53%) TDD
11 10 (7.75%) Decision-Making
12 9 (6.98%) Innovative Thinking
12 9 (6.98%) Service Delivery
12 9 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 70 (54.26%) SQL
2 39 (30.23%) RPG
3 29 (22.48%) RPG IV
4 24 (18.60%) Java
5 8 (6.20%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.33%) VBA
7 2 (1.55%) C
7 2 (1.55%) C#
7 2 (1.55%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.78%) COBOL
8 1 (0.78%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 17 (13.18%) Degree
2 6 (4.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (1.55%) CCDA
3 2 (1.55%) CCDP
3 2 (1.55%) CCNA
3 2 (1.55%) CCNP
3 2 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.78%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.78%) ACCA
4 1 (0.78%) CIMA
4 1 (0.78%) IBM Certification
4 1 (0.78%) MCSA
4 1 (0.78%) MCSE
4 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (6.20%) SLA
3 1 (0.78%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.78%) ISO 22301
3 1 (0.78%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.55%) Firmware
2 2 (1.55%) PowerHA
2 2 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.55%) vSphere
3 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.78%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (8.53%) WMI
2 2 (1.55%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.55%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 64 (49.61%) IBM
2 24 (18.60%) Oracle
3 22 (17.05%) Salesforce.com
4 14 (10.85%) Citrix
4 14 (10.85%) Lotus
5 12 (9.30%) Microsoft
6 10 (7.75%) HP
7 9 (6.98%) Dell
8 8 (6.20%) AppDynamics
8 8 (6.20%) Dell Compellent
8 8 (6.20%) EMC
8 8 (6.20%) EqualLogic
8 8 (6.20%) Informatica
9 6 (4.65%) JD Edwards
9 6 (4.65%) SonicWALL
9 6 (4.65%) Sun
10 5 (3.88%) VMware
11 3 (2.33%) Cognos
12 2 (1.55%) Misys
12 2 (1.55%) SAP