Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

IBM iSeries
UK > England
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 949 940 927
Rank change year-on-year -9 -13 +21
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 197 218 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.29% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 162 155 281
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £25,750 £32,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 68,931 74,100 80,779
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.68% 44.51% 43.48%
Number of salaries quoted 53,497 56,952 67,009
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +53 54 £40,000 -15.79% 3
London -1 45 £47,500 +11.76% 3
South East +23 43 £47,500 +35.71% 2
Midlands +46 38 £30,000 -22.58% 2
West Midlands +32 22 £30,000 -25.00% 1
North of England -26 17 £35,000 -12.50%
East Midlands +20 16 £32,500 -13.33% 1
North East -13 9 £35,000 -4.11%
Yorkshire +33 4 £43,000 +28.36%
North West -31 4 £44,250 +10.63%
iSeries
UK

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 103 (52.28%) AS400
2 98 (49.75%) SQL
3 89 (45.18%) IBM
4 81 (41.12%) RPG
5 68 (34.52%) Finance
6 60 (30.46%) Windows
7 54 (27.41%) ITIL
8 43 (21.83%) Java
9 42 (21.32%) RPG IV
10 39 (19.80%) Agile Software Development
11 36 (18.27%) WebSphere
12 33 (16.75%) Project Management
13 28 (14.21%) .NET
13 28 (14.21%) Microsoft
13 28 (14.21%) Windows Server
14 24 (12.18%) Mainframe
15 22 (11.17%) Disaster Recovery
16 21 (10.66%) Oracle
16 21 (10.66%) TDD
16 21 (10.66%) Planning and Forecasting
16 21 (10.66%) Windows Server 2012
17 20 (10.15%) Data Centre
17 20 (10.15%) Logistics
17 20 (10.15%) Salesforce.com
18 19 (9.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
18 19 (9.64%) Service Management
18 19 (9.64%) Windows Server 2008
18 19 (9.64%) DevOps
19 18 (9.14%) Coaching
19 18 (9.14%) SQL Server

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 (18.27%) WebSphere
2 9 (4.57%) IBM Notes
3 2 (1.02%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (7.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.54%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (1.02%) Misys Equation
3 2 (1.02%) SAP APO
4 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.51%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.51%) JDE World
4 1 (0.51%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.54%) Office 365
2 2 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.61%) LAN
1 15 (7.61%) WAN
2 12 (6.09%) SAN
3 7 (3.55%) Firewall
3 7 (3.55%) VoIP
4 6 (3.05%) VPN
5 5 (2.54%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (2.54%) Network Security
5 5 (2.54%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (2.03%) MPLS
7 2 (1.02%) NAS
7 2 (1.02%) PABX
7 2 (1.02%) WebEx
8 1 (0.51%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.14%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.57%) DB2
2 9 (4.57%) Power BI
2 9 (4.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (4.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.52%) MySQL
5 2 (1.02%) Big Data
5 2 (1.02%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (4.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.03%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.02%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.02%) JIRA
3 2 (1.02%) JMeter
3 2 (1.02%) Selenium
4 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 68 (34.52%) Finance
2 17 (8.63%) Banking
3 12 (6.09%) Retail
4 7 (3.55%) Back Office
4 7 (3.55%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.52%) Games
5 3 (1.52%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (33.50%) Analyst
2 61 (30.96%) Developer
3 44 (22.34%) RPG Developer
4 43 (21.83%) AS400 Developer
5 29 (14.72%) Programmer
6 28 (14.21%) RPG Programmer
7 26 (13.20%) Analyst Programmer
7 26 (13.20%) RPG Analyst Programmer
8 20 (10.15%) Technical Leader
9 18 (9.14%) SQL Developer
9 18 (9.14%) Support Analyst
10 12 (6.09%) Applications Support
11 11 (5.58%) C# Developer
12 10 (5.08%) 2nd Line Support
12 10 (5.08%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
13 9 (4.57%) Applications Manager
14 8 (4.06%) Applications Support Manager
14 8 (4.06%) Support Manager
15 7 (3.55%) Senior Analyst
16 6 (3.05%) Senior Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (14.21%) .NET
2 11 (5.58%) WPF
3 9 (4.57%) WebSphere MQ
4 8 (4.06%) ASP.NET
4 8 (4.06%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (4.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 8 (4.06%) CSS
4 8 (4.06%) HTML
4 8 (4.06%) IBM Integration Bus
4 8 (4.06%) Razor View Engine
5 4 (2.03%) Middleware
6 1 (0.51%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 103 (52.28%) AS400
2 24 (12.18%) Mainframe
3 20 (10.15%) Data Centre
4 16 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (7.61%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (5.58%) Greenfield Project
7 10 (5.08%) Blackberry
7 10 (5.08%) iPad
7 10 (5.08%) iPhone
8 9 (4.57%) Replication
9 7 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (3.55%) Management Information System
10 6 (3.05%) EMC VMAX
10 6 (3.05%) EMC VNX
11 5 (2.54%) Online Banking
12 4 (2.03%) Computer Science
13 3 (1.52%) Online Games
14 1 (0.51%) IBM Mainframe
14 1 (0.51%) LPAR
14 1 (0.51%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 60 (30.46%) Windows
2 28 (14.21%) Windows Server
3 21 (10.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (9.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (7.61%) Linux
6 12 (6.09%) Windows 8
7 10 (5.08%) Unix
7 10 (5.08%) Windows Mobile
8 8 (4.06%) Windows 7
9 6 (3.05%) Windows Vista
9 6 (3.05%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.52%) CentOS
10 3 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.52%) Ubuntu
10 3 (1.52%) Windows 2000
10 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.02%) HPUX
11 2 (1.02%) Solaris
11 2 (1.02%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (27.41%) ITIL
2 39 (19.80%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (16.75%) Project Management
4 22 (11.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 21 (10.66%) Planning and Forecasting
5 21 (10.66%) TDD
6 20 (10.15%) Logistics
7 19 (9.64%) DevOps
7 19 (9.64%) Service Management
8 18 (9.14%) Coaching
9 16 (8.12%) Problem-Solving
10 15 (7.61%) BDD
11 14 (7.11%) CRM
12 13 (6.60%) ITSM
12 13 (6.60%) Mentoring
13 12 (6.09%) Configuration Management
13 12 (6.09%) Time Management
14 11 (5.58%) Incident Management
15 10 (5.08%) Mobile Device Management
15 10 (5.08%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 98 (49.75%) SQL
2 81 (41.12%) RPG
3 43 (21.83%) Java
4 42 (21.32%) RPG IV
5 17 (8.63%) C#
6 8 (4.06%) JavaScript
6 8 (4.06%) PL/SQL
7 6 (3.05%) C
8 3 (1.52%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.52%) C++
8 3 (1.52%) Perl
8 3 (1.52%) Python
8 3 (1.52%) Ruby
9 2 (1.02%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 16 (8.12%) Degree
2 11 (5.58%) MCSA
2 11 (5.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.54%) CCDA
3 5 (2.54%) CCDP
3 5 (2.54%) CCNA
3 5 (2.54%) CCNP
3 5 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.03%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.03%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.52%) LPIC
5 3 (1.52%) RHCE
6 1 (0.51%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.51%) ACCA
6 1 (0.51%) CIMA
6 1 (0.51%) CISA
6 1 (0.51%) CISSP
6 1 (0.51%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.51%) MCSE
6 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 11 (5.58%) SLA
3 4 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.03%) PMBOK
4 3 (1.52%) GDPR
4 3 (1.52%) QA
5 2 (1.02%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (6.60%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.03%) Firmware
3 4 (2.03%) XenApp
3 4 (2.03%) XenDesktop
4 3 (1.52%) PowerHA
5 2 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.02%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (7.61%) WMI
2 7 (3.55%) SCCM
3 5 (2.54%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.52%) Puppet
4 3 (1.52%) Red Hat Satellite
4 3 (1.52%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.02%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.51%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.51%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 89 (45.18%) IBM
2 28 (14.21%) Microsoft
3 21 (10.66%) Oracle
4 20 (10.15%) Salesforce.com
5 15 (7.61%) Citrix
5 15 (7.61%) EMC
6 14 (7.11%) VMware
7 10 (5.08%) HP
7 10 (5.08%) Ivanti
8 9 (4.57%) Cisco
8 9 (4.57%) Lotus
9 8 (4.06%) AppDynamics
9 8 (4.06%) Dell
9 8 (4.06%) Dell Compellent
9 8 (4.06%) EqualLogic
9 8 (4.06%) Informatica
10 6 (3.05%) SonicWALL
10 6 (3.05%) Sun
11 4 (2.03%) NetApp
12 3 (1.52%) Red Hat