Period
to 18 July 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited iSeries over the 6 months to 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

IBM iSeries
UK
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1004 965 926
Rank change year-on-year -39 -39 +11
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 198 247 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 0.32% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 165 175 327
UK median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £25,750 £31,850 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £52,100 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% - -

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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 76,005 77,377 88,963
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.53% 43.57% 43.74%
Number of salaries quoted 58,721 60,449 72,229
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,250 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,423 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.07% -0.18% +6.25%

iSeries
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing iSeries as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for iSeries in the UK

iSeries
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for iSeries in the UK

iSeries
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing iSeries over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Salary histogram for iSeries in the UK

iSeries
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the UK over the 6 months to 18 July 2018. 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
England -47 183 £40,000 - 14
UK excluding London +4 164 £37,500 -6.25% 11
South East +12 50 £42,750 +22.14% 1
East of England +47 45 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Midlands +26 38 £30,000 -20.00%
London -46 34 £46,250 +5.11% 7
West Midlands +33 23 £26,000 -35.00%
North of England -42 16 £35,000 -12.50% 5
East Midlands +12 15 £32,500 -13.33%
Wales +20 9 £35,000 +14.75%
North East - 9 £35,000 -
Scotland -17 5 £30,000 +14.29% 2
North West -51 4 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Yorkshire +19 3 £43,000 +22.86% 4
Channel Islands - 1 £67,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, IT jobs citing iSeries also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for iSeries.

1 98 (49.49%) IBM
2 96 (48.48%) SQL
3 90 (45.45%) AS400
4 71 (35.86%) RPG
5 68 (34.34%) Finance
6 67 (33.84%) Windows
7 53 (26.77%) ITIL
8 44 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
9 41 (20.71%) RPG IV
10 36 (18.18%) Java
11 33 (16.67%) Project Management
11 33 (16.67%) WebSphere
12 30 (15.15%) Microsoft
13 24 (12.12%) Salesforce.com
13 24 (12.12%) Windows Server
14 23 (11.62%) Oracle
15 22 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
15 22 (11.11%) Logistics
16 21 (10.61%) Mainframe
16 21 (10.61%) .NET
16 21 (10.61%) Planning and Forecasting
17 20 (10.10%) Data Centre
18 19 (9.60%) Citrix
18 19 (9.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
18 19 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
18 19 (9.60%) Windows Server 2012
19 18 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
19 18 (9.09%) EMC
19 18 (9.09%) LAN
19 18 (9.09%) WAN

iSeries
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 33 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 14 (7.07%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.51%) JBoss
3 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (2.02%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.53%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (1.01%) Infor M3
3 2 (1.01%) Misys Equation
3 2 (1.01%) SAP APO
4 1 (0.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.51%) JDE World
4 1 (0.51%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.52%) Office 365
2 1 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.09%) LAN
1 18 (9.09%) WAN
2 9 (4.55%) SAN
3 4 (2.02%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (2.02%) Firewall
3 4 (2.02%) MPLS
3 4 (2.02%) Network Security
3 4 (2.02%) VoIP
3 4 (2.02%) VPN
3 4 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.01%) SSL
4 2 (1.01%) WebEx
5 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.07%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (3.03%) Power BI
4 4 (2.02%) DB2
5 1 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (3.03%) Eclipse
2 5 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.01%) JIRA
4 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 68 (34.34%) Finance
2 18 (9.09%) Banking
3 8 (4.04%) Retail
4 7 (3.54%) Back Office
4 7 (3.54%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.53%) Advertising
6 4 (2.02%) Games
7 3 (1.52%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.51%) Law
8 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 71 (35.86%) Analyst
2 46 (23.23%) Developer
3 32 (16.16%) RPG Developer
4 31 (15.66%) AS400 Developer
4 31 (15.66%) Programmer
5 28 (14.14%) Analyst Programmer
5 28 (14.14%) RPG Programmer
6 26 (13.13%) RPG Analyst Programmer
7 21 (10.61%) Support Analyst
8 20 (10.10%) Technical Leader
9 19 (9.60%) Applications Support
10 12 (6.06%) SQL Developer
11 11 (5.56%) Field Engineer
11 11 (5.56%) Field Hardware Engineer
11 11 (5.56%) Field Service Engineer
11 11 (5.56%) Field Service Hardware Engineer
11 11 (5.56%) Hardware Engineer
11 11 (5.56%) Server Engineer
11 11 (5.56%) Sun Engineer
11 11 (5.56%) Sun Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.61%) .NET
2 14 (7.07%) WebSphere MQ
3 8 (4.04%) IBM Integration Bus
3 8 (4.04%) WPF
4 7 (3.54%) CSS
4 7 (3.54%) HTML
5 5 (2.53%) ASP.NET
5 5 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (2.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 5 (2.53%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (0.51%) COM
6 1 (0.51%) EDI
6 1 (0.51%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 90 (45.45%) AS400
2 21 (10.61%) Mainframe
3 20 (10.10%) Data Centre
4 19 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (8.08%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (5.56%) EMC VMAX
6 11 (5.56%) EMC VNX
7 9 (4.55%) Blackberry
7 9 (4.55%) iPad
7 9 (4.55%) iPhone
8 8 (4.04%) Greenfield Project
8 8 (4.04%) Replication
9 7 (3.54%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (2.53%) Management Information System
11 4 (2.02%) Online Banking
11 4 (2.02%) Online Games
12 2 (1.01%) Computer Science
12 2 (1.01%) IBM Mainframe
13 1 (0.51%) NHS
13 1 (0.51%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 67 (33.84%) Windows
2 24 (12.12%) Windows Server
3 19 (9.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (7.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (5.56%) Windows 7
5 11 (5.56%) Windows 8
6 10 (5.05%) Linux
7 9 (4.55%) Windows Mobile
8 8 (4.04%) Unix
8 8 (4.04%) Windows Vista
8 8 (4.04%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.51%) OS/400
9 1 (0.51%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (26.77%) ITIL
2 44 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (16.67%) Project Management
4 22 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 22 (11.11%) Logistics
5 21 (10.61%) Planning and Forecasting
6 18 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
6 18 (9.09%) TDD
7 17 (8.59%) DevOps
7 17 (8.59%) Service Management
8 16 (8.08%) Mentoring
9 15 (7.58%) BDD
9 15 (7.58%) Coaching
10 14 (7.07%) Configuration Management
10 14 (7.07%) Release Management
11 13 (6.57%) Customer Requirements
12 12 (6.06%) Incident Management
12 12 (6.06%) ITSM
12 12 (6.06%) Time Management
13 11 (5.56%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 96 (48.48%) SQL
2 71 (35.86%) RPG
3 41 (20.71%) RPG IV
4 36 (18.18%) Java
5 13 (6.57%) C#
6 8 (4.04%) PL/SQL
7 7 (3.54%) C
7 7 (3.54%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.52%) C++
9 2 (1.01%) RPG/400
10 1 (0.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (8.08%) Degree
2 11 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (5.05%) MCSA
4 5 (2.53%) CCNA
4 5 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.02%) CCDA
5 4 (2.02%) CCDP
5 4 (2.02%) CCNP
6 2 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.01%) ISEB
6 2 (1.01%) MCSE
7 1 (0.51%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.51%) ACCA
7 1 (0.51%) CIMA
7 1 (0.51%) IBM Certification
7 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 15 (7.58%) SLA
3 4 (2.02%) PMBOK
4 3 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.01%) GDPR
6 1 (0.51%) PMO
6 1 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 10 (5.05%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.02%) Firmware
3 4 (2.02%) XenApp
3 4 (2.02%) XenDesktop
4 3 (1.52%) PowerHA
5 2 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.01%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (7.58%) WMI
2 5 (2.53%) SCCM
3 4 (2.02%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.01%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.51%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.51%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 98 (49.49%) IBM
2 30 (15.15%) Microsoft
3 24 (12.12%) Salesforce.com
4 23 (11.62%) Oracle
5 19 (9.60%) Citrix
6 18 (9.09%) EMC
7 14 (7.07%) Lotus
8 13 (6.57%) Dell
8 13 (6.57%) Dell Compellent
8 13 (6.57%) EqualLogic
8 13 (6.57%) HP
9 12 (6.06%) VMware
10 11 (5.56%) SonicWALL
10 11 (5.56%) Sun
11 9 (4.55%) Ivanti
12 8 (4.04%) AppDynamics
12 8 (4.04%) Cisco
12 8 (4.04%) Informatica
13 3 (1.52%) NetApp
13 3 (1.52%) SAP