Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

IBM iSeries
UK > England
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1033 840 937
Rank change year-on-year -193 +97 +90
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 138 347 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.082% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.48% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 93 288 295
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,600 £31,250
90th Percentile £62,250 £68,250 £61,400
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% 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 72375 72347 85132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.08% 41.15% 42.29%
Number of salaries quoted 55264 59915 69265
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,040
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.08% +6.76%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 12 December 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 6 months to 12 December 2017. 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
London -66 40 £50,000 +3.09% 1
Midlands +28 36 £38,750 +35.96%
West Midlands +20 23 £42,500 +57.41%
South East +7 23 £42,500 -8.11% 2
North of England -62 22 £39,500 -1.25% 5
East Midlands +28 13 £36,250 -5.84%
East of England -29 12 £44,250 +4.12% 1
Yorkshire +33 11 £32,375 +7.92% 2
North West -86 9 £43,750 +9.38% 3
South West -23 5 £45,000 +12.50%
North East +4 2 £36,500 +21.67%
iSeries
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 73 (52.90%) SQL
2 69 (50.00%) AS400
3 55 (39.86%) IBM
4 54 (39.13%) RPG
5 34 (24.64%) Windows
6 33 (23.91%) ITIL
7 27 (19.57%) Microsoft
8 24 (17.39%) Project Management
9 23 (16.67%) RPG IV
10 22 (15.94%) Finance
10 22 (15.94%) Degree
11 20 (14.49%) Firewall
11 20 (14.49%) Java
11 20 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
12 18 (13.04%) Change Control
13 16 (11.59%) Windows Server
13 16 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (10.87%) Eclipse
14 15 (10.87%) OS/400
14 15 (10.87%) Problem Management
14 15 (10.87%) VMware
14 15 (10.87%) Data Centre
14 15 (10.87%) SDLC
15 14 (10.14%) Incident Management
15 14 (10.14%) Service Delivery
16 13 (9.42%) HTTP
16 13 (9.42%) HTML
16 13 (9.42%) Microsoft Office
16 13 (9.42%) Linux
16 13 (9.42%) Agile Software Development

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 7 (5.07%) CMS
2 6 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.62%) IIS
3 5 (3.62%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.90%) Apache
5 1 (0.72%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.72%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.72%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.72%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (9.42%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (5.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (5.80%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (8.70%) RiskWrite
2 2 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.45%) Infor M3
2 2 (1.45%) Movex
2 2 (1.45%) Retail-J
3 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.35%) Office 365
3 5 (3.62%) Amazon S3
4 4 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.45%) GitHub
5 2 (1.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (14.49%) Firewall
2 13 (9.42%) HTTP
3 10 (7.25%) TCP/IP
3 10 (7.25%) Wireless
4 8 (5.80%) LAN
4 8 (5.80%) SAN
4 8 (5.80%) SMTP
5 7 (5.07%) VLAN
6 4 (2.90%) VPN
7 3 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (2.17%) Unified Communications
8 2 (1.45%) Internet
8 2 (1.45%) Network Security
8 2 (1.45%) WAN
9 1 (0.72%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.72%) Skype
9 1 (0.72%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.52%) DB2
3 4 (2.90%) MySQL
3 4 (2.90%) Pentaho
4 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (10.87%) Eclipse
2 12 (8.70%) VersionOne
3 7 (5.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (5.07%) Jenkins
4 6 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.35%) Selenium
5 5 (3.62%) Cucumber
5 5 (3.62%) HP UFT
5 5 (3.62%) JIRA
5 5 (3.62%) JUnit
5 5 (3.62%) Protractor
5 5 (3.62%) Ranorex
6 1 (0.72%) JMeter
6 1 (0.72%) Subversion
6 1 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.72%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (15.94%) Finance
2 5 (3.62%) Banking
3 4 (2.90%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.45%) Retail
5 1 (0.72%) Back Office
5 1 (0.72%) Legal
5 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (27.54%) Analyst
2 25 (18.12%) Developer
3 20 (14.49%) Technical Support
4 14 (10.14%) Applications Support
4 14 (10.14%) Applications Support Analyst
4 14 (10.14%) RPG Developer
4 14 (10.14%) Technical Analyst
5 13 (9.42%) Programmer
6 12 (8.70%) AS400 Developer
6 12 (8.70%) Technical Support Analyst
7 10 (7.25%) AS400 Support
8 8 (5.80%) Analyst Programmer
8 8 (5.80%) Consultant
8 8 (5.80%) IT Consultant
8 8 (5.80%) IT Security Consultant
8 8 (5.80%) Security Consultant
9 7 (5.07%) Head of IT
9 7 (5.07%) RPG Analyst Programmer
9 7 (5.07%) RPG Programmer
10 6 (4.35%) Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.42%) HTML
2 9 (6.52%) .NET
3 8 (5.80%) EDI
3 8 (5.80%) Middleware
4 7 (5.07%) CSS
5 6 (4.35%) XML
6 5 (3.62%) JDBC
6 5 (3.62%) Node.js
6 5 (3.62%) WPF
7 4 (2.90%) EDIFACT
8 3 (2.17%) JSON
9 2 (1.45%) jQuery
9 2 (1.45%) REST
10 1 (0.72%) Grails
10 1 (0.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 69 (50.00%) AS400
2 20 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (10.87%) Data Centre
4 9 (6.52%) Mobile App
5 7 (5.07%) Public Cloud
6 6 (4.35%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.62%) PMI
8 3 (2.17%) Clustering
8 3 (2.17%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.45%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.45%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.45%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (1.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.45%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (1.45%) iPad
9 2 (1.45%) iPhone
9 2 (1.45%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.72%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.72%) HACMP
10 1 (0.72%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 34 (24.64%) Windows
2 16 (11.59%) Windows Server
3 15 (10.87%) OS/400
4 13 (9.42%) Linux
5 9 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (5.80%) Solaris
7 7 (5.07%) Unix
7 7 (5.07%) Windows 7
7 7 (5.07%) Windows Vista
7 7 (5.07%) Windows XP
8 6 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (2.90%) Windows 10
9 4 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.45%) CentOS
10 2 (1.45%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.45%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.45%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.72%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (23.91%) ITIL
2 24 (17.39%) Project Management
3 18 (13.04%) Change Control
4 16 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (10.87%) Problem Management
5 15 (10.87%) SDLC
6 14 (10.14%) Incident Management
6 14 (10.14%) Service Delivery
7 13 (9.42%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (8.70%) Mentoring
9 11 (7.97%) Business Analysis
9 11 (7.97%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (7.25%) ERP
10 10 (7.25%) Line Management
11 9 (6.52%) Content Management
11 9 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (6.52%) Trend Analysis
12 8 (5.80%) Ethical Hacking
12 8 (5.80%) Information Security
12 8 (5.80%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 73 (52.90%) SQL
2 54 (39.13%) RPG
3 23 (16.67%) RPG IV
4 20 (14.49%) Java
5 11 (7.97%) JavaScript
6 7 (5.07%) Bash Shell
6 7 (5.07%) C#
6 7 (5.07%) Python
6 7 (5.07%) RPG/400
6 7 (5.07%) Shell Script
7 6 (4.35%) Delphi
7 6 (4.35%) Groovy
8 5 (3.62%) Jython
8 5 (3.62%) PHP
8 5 (3.62%) Scala
9 4 (2.90%) ActionScript
9 4 (2.90%) ActionScript 2.0
9 4 (2.90%) COBOL
9 4 (2.90%) VB.NET
9 4 (2.90%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (15.94%) Degree
2 12 (8.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 5 (3.62%) ISTQB
3 5 (3.62%) PMI Certification
3 5 (3.62%) PMP
4 2 (1.45%) MCSA
4 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.52%) QA
2 6 (4.35%) ISO 9001
3 4 (2.90%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.17%) SLA
5 2 (1.45%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.72%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.72%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.72%) PMO
6 1 (0.72%) TickIT
System Software
1 8 (5.80%) Hyper-V
1 8 (5.80%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (2.90%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.90%) Firmware
2 4 (2.90%) Terminal Services
2 4 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.45%) vSphere
4 1 (0.72%) GPFS
4 1 (0.72%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 9 (6.52%) Ansible
2 7 (5.07%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (5.07%) Puppet
3 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.72%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.72%) Control-M
4 1 (0.72%) SCCM
Vendors
1 55 (39.86%) IBM
2 27 (19.57%) Microsoft
3 15 (10.87%) VMware
4 10 (7.25%) Cisco
5 7 (5.07%) JD Edwards
5 7 (5.07%) Red Hat
6 6 (4.35%) Intel
7 5 (3.62%) Infor
8 4 (2.90%) Cognos
8 4 (2.90%) HP
9 3 (2.17%) Apple
9 3 (2.17%) LANDesk
10 2 (1.45%) Blue Coat
10 2 (1.45%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.45%) Clearswift
10 2 (1.45%) Nokia
10 2 (1.45%) Oracle
10 2 (1.45%) ProCurve
10 2 (1.45%) Remedy
10 2 (1.45%) SAP