The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

IBM iSeries
South East / Kent
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 84 96
Rank change year-on-year +17 +12  
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 11 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.64% 0.62% 0.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.47% 1.60% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 6
Median salary £35,000 £23,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +52.17% -48.88%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 Kent with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 246 376 421
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 36.77% 38.76% 39.24%
Number of salaries quoted 201 312 348
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.64% +10.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,600 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

iSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

iSeries
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing iSeries in Kent.

Salary trend for iSeries in Kent

iSeries
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Tunbridge Wells - 2 - -
iSeries
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Kent region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 16 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (68.75%) AS400
2 11 (68.75%) IBM
2 11 (68.75%) VBA
2 11 (68.75%) RPG
2 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Linux
2 11 (68.75%) RPG IV
3 9 (56.25%) High Availability
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Server
3 9 (56.25%) EDIFACT
3 9 (56.25%) Business Analysis
3 9 (56.25%) Pentaho
3 9 (56.25%) ActionScript 2.0
3 9 (56.25%) MySQL
3 9 (56.25%) PHP
3 9 (56.25%) ActionScript
3 9 (56.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (56.25%) Cognos
3 9 (56.25%) EDI
3 9 (56.25%) ERP
3 9 (56.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (56.25%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (43.75%) .NET
4 7 (43.75%) DB2
5 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
5 5 (31.25%) C#
5 5 (31.25%) C++
5 5 (31.25%) MVC
5 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET

iSeries
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 2 (12.50%) Apache
1 2 (12.50%) IIS
1 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
1 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 2 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) MySQL
1 9 (56.25%) Pentaho
2 7 (43.75%) DB2
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
2 9 (56.25%) AS400 Developer
2 9 (56.25%) RPG Developer
3 5 (31.25%) .NET Developer
3 5 (31.25%) .NET Software Developer
3 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (31.25%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (31.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (31.25%) C# Developer
3 5 (31.25%) C# Software Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Software Developer
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) AS400 Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) AS400 Support
4 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) EDI
1 9 (56.25%) EDIFACT
2 7 (43.75%) .NET
3 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
3 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (31.25%) jQuery
3 5 (31.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Linux
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Windows Server
3 2 (12.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Business Analysis
1 9 (56.25%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) Disaster Recovery
1 9 (56.25%) ERP
1 9 (56.25%) High Availability
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) MVC
3 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (68.75%) RPG
2 11 (68.75%) RPG IV
2 11 (68.75%) VBA
3 9 (56.25%) ActionScript
3 9 (56.25%) ActionScript 2.0
3 9 (56.25%) PHP
4 5 (31.25%) C#
4 5 (31.25%) C++
5 2 (12.50%) RPG/400
5 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) IBM
2 9 (56.25%) Cognos
3 2 (12.50%) Mercator
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft