The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

IBM iSeries
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 88 88
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 0 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales - 0.45% 0.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.62% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 10
Median salary - £37,500 £36,587
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.49%  
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 South Wales with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 213 308 427
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 29.87% 27.55% 34.35%
Number of salaries quoted 196 266 374
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,100 £58,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

iSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

iSeries
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for iSeries in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 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 South Wales region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (75.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Advertising
2 3 (75.00%) Validation
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing

iSeries
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Applications Support
1 4 (100.00%) Applications Support Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Support Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Validation
2 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft