Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited iSeries over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

IBM iSeries
England > North West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 357 269 353
Rank change year-on-year -88 +84 -6
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 17 87 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.13% 0.70% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% 1.73% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 16 87 24
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -2.44%
10th Percentile £40,000 £26,750 £32,000
90th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £49,625
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -2.44%

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 the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5163 5016 4682
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.26% 40.25% 35.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4033 4192 3719
North West median annual salary £42,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.88% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

iSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing iSeries as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for iSeries in the North West

iSeries
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for iSeries in the North West

iSeries
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing iSeries in the North West over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for iSeries in the North West

iSeries
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the North West region over the 6 months to 18 November 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
Merseyside +25 6 £42,500 -
Manchester -13 6 £45,000 +57.89%
Lancashire -25 5 £40,000 - 1
iSeries
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 North West region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 9 (52.94%) RPG
1 9 (52.94%) SQL
1 9 (52.94%) IBM
1 9 (52.94%) AS400
2 7 (41.18%) Data Centre
3 6 (35.29%) VMware
3 6 (35.29%) Firewall
3 6 (35.29%) Infor
4 5 (29.41%) Waterfall
4 5 (29.41%) DB2
4 5 (29.41%) ERP
5 4 (23.53%) HTML
5 4 (23.53%) ITIL
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (23.53%) VB.NET
5 4 (23.53%) .NET
5 4 (23.53%) RPG IV
5 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
5 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Apache
5 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (23.53%) SDLC
6 2 (11.76%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (5.88%) CISA
7 1 (5.88%) CISM
7 1 (5.88%) QiCA
7 1 (5.88%) CIPFA
7 1 (5.88%) JMeter
7 1 (5.88%) Finance
7 1 (5.88%) Migration

iSeries
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (23.53%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) JMeter
1 1 (5.88%) Selenium
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Programmer
2 6 (35.29%) RPG Programmer
3 4 (23.53%) Analyst Programmer
3 4 (23.53%) RPG Analyst Programmer
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Support
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Programmer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior RPG Programmer
4 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Audit Manager
5 1 (5.88%) IT Audit Manager
5 1 (5.88%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.88%) QA Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Audit Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior IT Audit Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior IT Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
1 4 (23.53%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) AS400
2 7 (41.18%) Data Centre
3 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
4 2 (11.76%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (5.88%) Clustering
5 1 (5.88%) HACMP
5 1 (5.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) AIX
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) ERP
1 5 (29.41%) Waterfall
2 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) SDLC
2 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Analytics
3 1 (5.88%) Data Analytics
3 1 (5.88%) Data Privacy
3 1 (5.88%) Defect Management
3 1 (5.88%) IT Audit
3 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (5.88%) SOA
3 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
3 1 (5.88%) Test Planning
3 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
3 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) RPG
1 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) RPG IV
2 4 (23.53%) VB.NET
3 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ACCA
1 1 (5.88%) CIPFA
1 1 (5.88%) CISA
1 1 (5.88%) CISM
1 1 (5.88%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
1 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) GPFS
1 1 (5.88%) PowerHA
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) IBM
2 6 (35.29%) Infor
2 6 (35.29%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) SAP