The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM iSeries
England / South West
Rank 226 240 236
Rank change year-on-year +14 -4  
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 3 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.060% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.53% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 7
Median salary £35,000 £41,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.63% -8.88%  
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 South West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1710 2250 1924
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 34.10% 38.57% 32.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1386 1708 1517
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,450 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

iSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South 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 South West

iSeries
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for iSeries in the South West

iSeries
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 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
Wiltshire +15 2 £35,000 -14.63%
Gloucestershire +1 1 - -
iSeries
England

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

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

1 14 (100.00%) SQL
1 14 (100.00%) AS400
2 13 (92.86%) RPG
3 12 (85.71%) System Testing
3 12 (85.71%) RPG IV
3 12 (85.71%) Finance
3 12 (85.71%) DB2
4 11 (78.57%) FTP
4 11 (78.57%) RPG III
4 11 (78.57%) IFS
5 2 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (14.29%) Data Extraction
5 2 (14.29%) IBM
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
6 1 (7.14%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) Change Management
6 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
6 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
6 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
6 1 (7.14%) Stress Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.14%) MS Office
6 1 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (7.14%) ADO
6 1 (7.14%) COM+
6 1 (7.14%) DCOM

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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:

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (85.71%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (85.71%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) AS400 Developer
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
1 12 (85.71%) RPG Developer
2 1 (7.14%) Development Team Leader
2 1 (7.14%) Java Development Team Leader
2 1 (7.14%) Java Team Leader
2 1 (7.14%) Programmer
2 1 (7.14%) RPG Programmer
2 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) ADO
1 1 (7.14%) COM+
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) DCOM
1 1 (7.14%) DHTML
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) MFC
1 1 (7.14%) ODBC
1 1 (7.14%) XML
1 1 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (100.00%) AS400
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) N-Tier
2 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) System Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (14.29%) Data Extraction
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Change Control
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Coaching
3 1 (7.14%) ERP
3 1 (7.14%) Logistics
3 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (7.14%) OO
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) SDLC
3 1 (7.14%) Stress Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Time Management
3 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) SQL
2 13 (92.86%) RPG
3 12 (85.71%) RPG IV
4 11 (78.57%) RPG III
5 1 (7.14%) COBOL
5 1 (7.14%) Java
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) IFS
2 2 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Infor
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft