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

IBM iSeries
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 741 760 772
Rank change year-on-year +19 +12  
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 131 164 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.41% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 94 148 178
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,850 £30,565
10% offered a salary of more than £47,350 £51,500 £57,500
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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 37011 40133 45320
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.02% 41.34% 40.94%
Number of salaries quoted 28923 32860 36156
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

iSeries
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for iSeries in the UK

iSeries
Top 30 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 3 months to 25 June 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
England +26 129 £40,000 +3.22% 6
London +36 46 £42,000 +20.00% 1
North West -26 36 £40,000 -
South East +46 22 £35,000 +6.06% 1
Lancashire +24 19 £40,000 +6.66%
Preston - 19 £40,000 -
Kent +13 11 £35,000 +52.17%
Merseyside - 11 £42,500 -
Prescot - 11 £42,500 -
West Midlands +9 10 £40,000 +31.14% 1
Gloucestershire +8 7 £45,000 +73.07%
South West -7 7 £45,000 +4.65%
Birmingham +10 6 £40,000 -46.66%
East of England -4 6 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Peterborough +1 5 £50,000 +104.08%
Cambridgeshire 0 5 £50,000 +104.08%
Buckinghamshire -1 5 £41,500 +18.57%
Manchester -21 5 £45,000 +28.57%
Beaconsfield - 5 £41,500 -
City of London +30 3 £42,500 -10.52%
Hampshire +18 3 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Coventry -4 3 £25,000 -3.84% 1
Tunbridge Wells - 2 - -
East Midlands +17 1 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Glasgow +16 1 - -
Bedfordshire +15 1 £23,000 -23.33% 2
West Yorkshire +14 1 £32,000 +30.61%
Scotland +13 1 - -
Oxfordshire +11 1 £35,000 +20.68%
Leicestershire +10 1 £37,500 -8.53% 1

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 with a requirement for iSeries.

1 170 (68.00%) SQL
2 121 (48.40%) AS400
3 115 (46.00%) RPG
4 82 (32.80%) Agile Software Development
5 76 (30.40%) IBM
6 67 (26.80%) ERP
7 65 (26.00%) ITIL
8 64 (25.60%) Windows
9 56 (22.40%) Microsoft
10 53 (21.20%) SDLC
11 49 (19.60%) Java
11 49 (19.60%) DB2
12 45 (18.00%) XML
12 45 (18.00%) Linux
12 45 (18.00%) WebSphere
13 43 (17.20%) Unit Testing
14 42 (16.80%) IIS
15 40 (16.00%) E-business
15 40 (16.00%) E-Commerce
15 40 (16.00%) Public Cloud
15 40 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
15 40 (16.00%) RPG IV
16 38 (15.20%) DevOps
17 36 (14.40%) Waterfall
18 35 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
19 34 (13.60%) Continuous Delivery
19 34 (13.60%) Kanban
20 31 (12.40%) Finance
21 29 (11.60%) Performance Tuning
22 28 (11.20%) Firewall

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 45 (18.00%) WebSphere
2 42 (16.80%) IIS
3 10 (4.00%) Apache
4 6 (2.40%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.60%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.20%) MQSeries
6 3 (1.20%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.80%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 14 (5.60%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 23 (9.20%) RiskWrite
2 9 (3.60%) Misys Equation
3 6 (2.40%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (1.60%) SAP ERP
5 3 (1.20%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.40%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.40%) JDE OneWorld
6 1 (0.40%) JDE World
6 1 (0.40%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 40 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.40%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (11.20%) Firewall
2 11 (4.40%) HTTP
3 8 (3.20%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.80%) SAN
5 6 (2.40%) LAN
5 6 (2.40%) VLAN
6 5 (2.00%) SMTP
6 5 (2.00%) Wireless
7 2 (0.80%) FTP
7 2 (0.80%) VPN
8 1 (0.40%) ATM
8 1 (0.40%) Network Security
8 1 (0.40%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (19.60%) DB2
2 19 (7.60%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.60%) MySQL
3 9 (3.60%) Pentaho
4 5 (2.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 23 (9.20%) Eclipse
1 23 (9.20%) VersionOne
2 7 (2.80%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (2.40%) JIRA
4 4 (1.60%) Ant
5 1 (0.40%) Subversion
5 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.40%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.40%) XMLSpy
General
1 31 (12.40%) Finance
2 19 (7.60%) Banking
3 12 (4.80%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.60%) Local Government
4 4 (1.60%) Retail
5 3 (1.20%) Advertising
6 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.40%) Legal
Job Titles
1 83 (33.20%) Analyst
2 54 (21.60%) Developer
3 51 (20.40%) Applications Support
4 48 (19.20%) Programmer
5 45 (18.00%) Administrator
6 44 (17.60%) RPG Programmer
7 41 (16.40%) Applications Support Analyst
8 39 (15.60%) AS400 Developer
9 35 (14.00%) RPG Developer
10 32 (12.80%) DevOps Administrator
11 25 (10.00%) Support Analyst
11 25 (10.00%) Technical Support
12 23 (9.20%) Analyst Programmer
12 23 (9.20%) Technical Analyst
12 23 (9.20%) Technical Support Analyst
13 21 (8.40%) Senior Programmer
14 20 (8.00%) Linux Administrator
14 20 (8.00%) RPG Analyst Programmer
14 20 (8.00%) Senior RPG Programmer
15 17 (6.80%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (18.00%) XML
2 20 (8.00%) HTML
3 15 (6.00%) .NET
4 13 (5.20%) EDI
5 10 (4.00%) CSS
6 9 (3.60%) EDIFACT
7 6 (2.40%) JDBC
7 6 (2.40%) jQuery
8 5 (2.00%) ASP.NET
8 5 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (2.00%) Middleware
8 5 (2.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (1.60%) Velocity
10 2 (0.80%) XSLT
11 1 (0.40%) COM+
11 1 (0.40%) DCOM
11 1 (0.40%) JSON
11 1 (0.40%) ODBC
11 1 (0.40%) POSIX
11 1 (0.40%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 121 (48.40%) AS400
2 40 (16.00%) Public Cloud
3 35 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (8.00%) Greenfield Project
5 14 (5.60%) Data Centre
6 11 (4.40%) Mobile App
7 8 (3.20%) PMI
8 4 (1.60%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.60%) NHS
9 2 (0.80%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.80%) EMC VMAX
9 2 (0.80%) EMC VNX
9 2 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.80%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.80%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.40%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.40%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.40%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.40%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.40%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 64 (25.60%) Windows
2 45 (18.00%) Linux
3 12 (4.80%) Windows Server
4 9 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (3.60%) Unix
5 6 (2.40%) OS/400
6 5 (2.00%) Solaris
6 5 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.20%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.80%) CentOS
8 2 (0.80%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.80%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.40%) AIX
9 1 (0.40%) i5/OS
9 1 (0.40%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (32.80%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (26.80%) ERP
3 65 (26.00%) ITIL
4 53 (21.20%) SDLC
5 43 (17.20%) Unit Testing
6 40 (16.00%) E-business
6 40 (16.00%) E-Commerce
7 38 (15.20%) DevOps
8 36 (14.40%) Waterfall
9 34 (13.60%) Continuous Delivery
9 34 (13.60%) Kanban
10 29 (11.60%) Performance Tuning
11 28 (11.20%) Incident Management
12 25 (10.00%) Change Control
12 25 (10.00%) Problem Management
13 23 (9.20%) Service Delivery
13 23 (9.20%) Trend Analysis
14 14 (5.60%) Business Analysis
15 11 (4.40%) Business Intelligence
15 11 (4.40%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 170 (68.00%) SQL
2 115 (46.00%) RPG
3 49 (19.60%) Java
4 40 (16.00%) RPG IV
5 17 (6.80%) JavaScript
6 12 (4.80%) PHP
6 12 (4.80%) Python
7 11 (4.40%) VBA
8 10 (4.00%) C++
8 10 (4.00%) VB.NET
9 9 (3.60%) ActionScript
9 9 (3.60%) ActionScript 2.0
10 6 (2.40%) Bash Shell
10 6 (2.40%) C#
10 6 (2.40%) Jython
10 6 (2.40%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.00%) C
12 4 (1.60%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.20%) COBOL
13 3 (1.20%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 24 (9.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 15 (6.00%) Degree
3 8 (3.20%) PMI Certification
3 8 (3.20%) PMP
4 6 (2.40%) CISA
4 6 (2.40%) CISM
5 5 (2.00%) CREST Certified
6 4 (1.60%) ACCA
6 4 (1.60%) CIPFA
6 4 (1.60%) QiCA
7 3 (1.20%) ISEB
7 3 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.80%) CISSP
9 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.40%) RHCE
9 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.40%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.20%) ISO 9001
2 5 (2.00%) QA
3 4 (1.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.80%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (0.80%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.40%) XenApp
3 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (2.80%) Ansible
1 7 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (2.80%) Puppet
2 1 (0.40%) Cobbler
2 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (0.40%) SCCM
Vendors
1 76 (30.40%) IBM
2 56 (22.40%) Microsoft
3 18 (7.20%) VMware
4 14 (5.60%) Oracle
5 12 (4.80%) Infor
6 11 (4.40%) Cognos
7 9 (3.60%) Misys
7 9 (3.60%) Red Hat
8 7 (2.80%) JD Edwards
9 6 (2.40%) Citrix
9 6 (2.40%) SAP
10 5 (2.00%) LANSA
11 3 (1.20%) HP
12 2 (0.80%) Dell
12 2 (0.80%) EMC
12 2 (0.80%) Hitachi
12 2 (0.80%) JDA
12 2 (0.80%) Mercator
12 2 (0.80%) MicroStrategy
12 2 (0.80%) Sun
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