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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

IBM iSeries
North West / Manchester
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 202 185 188
Rank change year-on-year -17 +3  
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 5 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.12% 0.14% 0.030%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.35% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 1
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% +40.00%  
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 Manchester with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1732 1447 1292
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 41.36% 41.24% 38.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1511 1269 1057
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Manchester region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) VB.NET
2 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (88.89%) HTML
2 8 (88.89%) RPG
2 8 (88.89%) Apache
2 8 (88.89%) IBM
2 8 (88.89%) AS400
2 8 (88.89%) RPG IV
2 8 (88.89%) Mobile App
3 1 (11.11%) Data Privacy
3 1 (11.11%) IT Audit
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Local Government
3 1 (11.11%) SAP ERP
3 1 (11.11%) CISA
3 1 (11.11%) CISM
3 1 (11.11%) QiCA
3 1 (11.11%) CIPFA
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) NHS
3 1 (11.11%) ACCA
3 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) Unix
3 1 (11.11%) Linux

iSeries
Co-occurring 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 8 (88.89%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP ERP
General
1 1 (11.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Analyst
1 8 (88.89%) Analyst Programmer
1 8 (88.89%) Programmer
1 8 (88.89%) RPG Analyst Programmer
1 8 (88.89%) RPG Programmer
2 1 (11.11%) Audit Manager
2 1 (11.11%) IT Audit Manager
2 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Audit Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Senior IT Audit Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Senior IT Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
1 8 (88.89%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) AS400
1 8 (88.89%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Analytics
1 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
1 1 (11.11%) Data Privacy
1 1 (11.11%) ERP
1 1 (11.11%) IT Audit
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) RPG
2 8 (88.89%) RPG IV
2 8 (88.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ACCA
1 1 (11.11%) CIPFA
1 1 (11.11%) CISA
1 1 (11.11%) CISM
1 1 (11.11%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) SAP