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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM iSeries
England / North West
Rank 214 214 250
Rank change year-on-year 0 +36  
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 35 24 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.57% 0.42% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.41% 1.09% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 35 20 7
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -20.00%  
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 the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2475 2208 2358
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 40.29% 38.84% 35.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1990 1804 1892
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

iSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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
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 3 months to 25 March 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
Lancashire - 16 £40,000 - 1
Manchester -19 4 £45,000 +80.00%
iSeries
England

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 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 North West region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 64 (78.05%) AS400
2 56 (68.29%) RPG
3 48 (58.54%) SQL
4 44 (53.66%) ERP
5 42 (51.22%) IBM
6 37 (45.12%) SDLC
7 35 (42.68%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (42.68%) DB2
8 31 (37.80%) ITIL
9 27 (32.93%) Unit Testing
9 27 (32.93%) Waterfall
10 21 (25.61%) RPG IV
11 17 (20.73%) Finance
12 15 (18.29%) .NET
12 15 (18.29%) HTML
13 12 (14.63%) C#
13 12 (14.63%) Microsoft
14 11 (13.41%) Windows
14 11 (13.41%) JavaScript
14 11 (13.41%) SQL Server
14 11 (13.41%) ASP.NET
14 11 (13.41%) CSS
14 11 (13.41%) Web Services
15 10 (12.20%) XML
16 9 (10.98%) BizTalk Server
17 8 (9.76%) Mainframe
17 8 (9.76%) RDBMS
17 8 (9.76%) Manufacturing
17 8 (9.76%) Advertising
17 8 (9.76%) VB6

iSeries
Top Related 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 9 (10.98%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (4.88%) Apache
3 3 (3.66%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (8.54%) MS Office
2 4 (4.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (42.68%) DB2
2 11 (13.41%) SQL Server
3 8 (9.76%) RDBMS
3 8 (9.76%) Relational Database
3 8 (9.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.66%) JIRA
1 3 (3.66%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (20.73%) Finance
2 8 (9.76%) Advertising
2 8 (9.76%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.88%) Billing
4 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.44%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 56 (68.29%) Analyst
2 40 (48.78%) Programmer
3 32 (39.02%) Applications Support
4 30 (36.59%) RPG Programmer
5 28 (34.15%) Analyst Programmer
6 25 (30.49%) Support Analyst
7 23 (28.05%) Applications Support Analyst
8 20 (24.39%) RPG Analyst Programmer
9 10 (12.20%) .NET Programmer
9 10 (12.20%) C# Programmer
9 10 (12.20%) Senior Programmer
9 10 (12.20%) Senior RPG Programmer
10 9 (10.98%) Systems Support
11 8 (9.76%) .NET Analyst Programmer
11 8 (9.76%) VB Analyst Programmer
11 8 (9.76%) VB Programmer
11 8 (9.76%) VB6 Analyst Programmer
11 8 (9.76%) VB6 Programmer
12 4 (4.88%) C# Developer
12 4 (4.88%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.29%) .NET
1 15 (18.29%) HTML
2 11 (13.41%) ASP.NET
2 11 (13.41%) CSS
2 11 (13.41%) Web Services
3 10 (12.20%) XML
4 8 (9.76%) Ajax
4 8 (9.76%) RESTful
4 8 (9.76%) SOAP
4 8 (9.76%) WCF
5 3 (3.66%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (3.66%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 64 (78.05%) AS400
2 8 (9.76%) Mainframe
3 4 (4.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (53.66%) ERP
2 37 (45.12%) SDLC
3 35 (42.68%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (37.80%) ITIL
5 27 (32.93%) Unit Testing
5 27 (32.93%) Waterfall
6 8 (9.76%) Logistics
7 3 (3.66%) Automated Testing
7 3 (3.66%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (3.66%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (3.66%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (3.66%) ETL
7 3 (3.66%) MVC
7 3 (3.66%) Service Management
7 3 (3.66%) SOA
7 3 (3.66%) Target Operating Model
7 3 (3.66%) TDD
8 2 (2.44%) UML
8 2 (2.44%) Use Case
9 1 (1.22%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 56 (68.29%) RPG
2 48 (58.54%) SQL
3 21 (25.61%) RPG IV
4 12 (14.63%) C#
5 11 (13.41%) JavaScript
6 8 (9.76%) VB
6 8 (9.76%) VB6
7 7 (8.54%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.66%) PHP
8 3 (3.66%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.66%) VBA
9 2 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.66%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 42 (51.22%) IBM
2 12 (14.63%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.44%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.22%) BT
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