Period
to 24 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited iSeries over the 6 months to 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

IBM iSeries
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 67 73
Rank change year-on-year -7 +6 -
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 1 20 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.13% 2.35% 1.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 6.47% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1 19 13
Lancashire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
North West median annual salary £40,500 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.82% +3.13% -19.19%

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 Lancashire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 270 309 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 34.93% 36.27% 43.29%
Number of salaries quoted 221 245 329
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,600 £23,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £47,500 £48,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

iSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing iSeries as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for iSeries in Lancashire

iSeries
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for iSeries in Lancashire

iSeries
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 24 September 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
Chorley - 1 £45,000 -
iSeries
North West

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) RPG
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) BPCS
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) RPG IV

iSeries
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) BPCS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) ERP Developer
1 1 (100.00%) RPG Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) RPG
1 1 (100.00%) RPG IV
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM