The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM iSeries
North West / Manchester
Rank 194 173 188
Rank change year-on-year -21 +15  
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 4 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.10% 0.18% 0.027%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.44% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 1
Median salary £45,000 £25,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +80.00% -37.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88%  

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 Manchester with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1704 1353 1346
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 43.20% 40.28% 36.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1392 1120 1076
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,913 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

iSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

iSeries
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for iSeries in Manchester

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Manchester region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 7 (70.00%) HTML
1 7 (70.00%) VB.NET
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
1 7 (70.00%) MS Office
1 7 (70.00%) IBM
2 4 (40.00%) AS400
2 4 (40.00%) Apache
2 4 (40.00%) RPG
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) RPG IV
2 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (30.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (30.00%) SDLC
3 3 (30.00%) Target Operating Model
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (30.00%) Service Management
3 3 (30.00%) TDD
3 3 (30.00%) Billing
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (30.00%) JIRA
3 3 (30.00%) jQuery
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (30.00%) Git (software)

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 4 (40.00%) Apache
2 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Office
2 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (30.00%) JIRA
1 3 (30.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Billing
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
2 6 (60.00%) Programmer
3 4 (40.00%) Analyst Programmer
3 4 (40.00%) RPG Analyst Programmer
3 4 (40.00%) RPG Programmer
4 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 3 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (30.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (30.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (30.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 3 (30.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Programmer
5 2 (20.00%) C# Programmer
5 2 (20.00%) Lead .NET Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
1 7 (70.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (30.00%) CSS
2 3 (30.00%) jQuery
2 3 (30.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) AS400
1 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (30.00%) ETL
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
1 3 (30.00%) MVC
1 3 (30.00%) SDLC
1 3 (30.00%) Service Management
1 3 (30.00%) SOA
1 3 (30.00%) Target Operating Model
1 3 (30.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) VB.NET
2 4 (40.00%) RPG
2 4 (40.00%) RPG IV
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) PHP
3 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (30.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) IBM
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft