Period
to 24 April 2019

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 24 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

IBM iSeries
UK
6 months to
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 941 1039 900
Rank change year-on-year +98 -139 -12
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 154 144 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.081% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.20% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 99 111 216
UK median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £25,375 £18,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £69,450 £58,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% -

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 61,968 71,038 68,029
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.77% 40.08% 40.03%
Number of salaries quoted 46,869 55,794 55,130
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% -4.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 24 April 2019.

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 24 April 2019. 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 +145 148 £40,000 +9.59% 14
UK excluding London +49 101 £40,000 +14.29% 8
London +110 51 £51,250 -10.87% 7
Midlands +37 45 £40,000 +60.00% 5
West Midlands +32 35 £32,500 +58.54% 5
South East +44 20 £40,000 +6.67% 1
East of England +78 12 £34,500 -40.00% 1
South West - 11 £43,000 -
East Midlands +40 10 £40,000 -
North of England +38 9 £24,000 -25.00%
North West +44 6 £55,000 +89.66%
Yorkshire +32 3 £24,000 -31.43%
Northern Ireland - 2 £27,500 -
Scotland +1 1 £50,000 +66.67% 1
Wales -19 1 £42,500 +21.43%

For the 6 months to 24 April 2019, 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 82 (53.25%) AS400
2 73 (47.40%) RPG
2 73 (47.40%) IBM
3 72 (46.75%) SQL
4 47 (30.52%) ITIL
5 43 (27.92%) Windows
6 32 (20.78%) ERP
7 31 (20.13%) RPG IV
8 29 (18.83%) Microsoft
8 29 (18.83%) Java
8 29 (18.83%) SDLC
9 28 (18.18%) Finance
10 20 (12.99%) SQL Server
10 20 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (12.34%) JD Edwards
12 18 (11.69%) Microsoft Office
12 18 (11.69%) Banking
12 18 (11.69%) Business Continuity
13 17 (11.04%) B2B
13 17 (11.04%) B2C
13 17 (11.04%) EDI
14 16 (10.39%) XML
14 16 (10.39%) Telecoms
14 16 (10.39%) High Availability
15 15 (9.74%) Windows Server
15 15 (9.74%) CRM
15 15 (9.74%) .NET
15 15 (9.74%) LAN
16 14 (9.09%) Unix
16 14 (9.09%) Workflow

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 6 (3.90%) IBM Notes
2 4 (2.60%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.95%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.30%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 18 (11.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
1 11 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 11 (7.14%) JDE OneWorld
2 6 (3.90%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (1.95%) NetSuite
4 2 (1.30%) Eikon
5 1 (0.65%) BPCS
5 1 (0.65%) JDE World
5 1 (0.65%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.74%) LAN
2 13 (8.44%) WAN
3 11 (7.14%) FTP
4 7 (4.55%) IP Telephony
5 5 (3.25%) Internet
5 5 (3.25%) SAN
6 4 (2.60%) VoIP
7 3 (1.95%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (1.95%) Structured Cabling
7 3 (1.95%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.95%) Unified Communications
7 3 (1.95%) Wireless
8 2 (1.30%) Skype
9 1 (0.65%) DHCP
9 1 (0.65%) DNS
9 1 (0.65%) Firewall
9 1 (0.65%) MPLS
9 1 (0.65%) NAS
9 1 (0.65%) PABX
9 1 (0.65%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.99%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (3.25%) DB2
4 5 (3.25%) Power BI
4 5 (3.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.65%) Big Data
6 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 13 (8.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (6.49%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.30%) Selenium
3 2 (1.30%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.65%) JMeter
General
1 28 (18.18%) Finance
2 18 (11.69%) Banking
3 16 (10.39%) Telecoms
4 13 (8.44%) Back Office
5 11 (7.14%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.60%) Retail
7 3 (1.95%) Billing
7 3 (1.95%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (37.66%) Developer
2 37 (24.03%) AS400 Developer
2 37 (24.03%) RPG Developer
3 30 (19.48%) Analyst
4 15 (9.74%) Support Analyst
5 11 (7.14%) Administrator
6 10 (6.49%) SQL Developer
7 9 (5.84%) Service Analyst
8 8 (5.19%) Applications Support
8 8 (5.19%) AS400 Administrator
8 8 (5.19%) Dynamics AX Developer
9 7 (4.55%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 7 (4.55%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
9 7 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
9 7 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 7 (4.55%) Data Centre Engineer
9 7 (4.55%) IT Support
9 7 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
9 7 (4.55%) Support Technician
10 6 (3.90%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.04%) EDI
2 16 (10.39%) XML
3 15 (9.74%) .NET
4 11 (7.14%) EDIFACT
5 6 (3.90%) IBM Integration Bus
5 6 (3.90%) Middleware
6 5 (3.25%) ASP.NET
6 5 (3.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (3.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 5 (3.25%) CSS
6 5 (3.25%) HTML
6 5 (3.25%) Razor View Engine
6 5 (3.25%) WPF
7 2 (1.30%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 82 (53.25%) AS400
2 10 (6.49%) Management Information System
2 10 (6.49%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.19%) Client/Server
5 7 (4.55%) Data Centre
5 7 (4.55%) Mainframe
6 6 (3.90%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (3.25%) Reinsurance
8 3 (1.95%) CMDB
8 3 (1.95%) Social Network
9 2 (1.30%) EMC VMAX
9 2 (1.30%) EMC VNX
9 2 (1.30%) User Experience
9 2 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 43 (27.92%) Windows
2 15 (9.74%) Windows Server
3 14 (9.09%) Unix
4 13 (8.44%) Windows 10
5 10 (6.49%) Linux
6 8 (5.19%) Windows 7
6 8 (5.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (5.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (4.55%) Windows 8
8 6 (3.90%) OS/400
9 3 (1.95%) Solaris
10 1 (0.65%) HPUX
10 1 (0.65%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (30.52%) ITIL
2 32 (20.78%) ERP
3 29 (18.83%) SDLC
4 20 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (11.69%) Business Continuity
6 17 (11.04%) B2B
6 17 (11.04%) B2C
7 16 (10.39%) High Availability
8 15 (9.74%) CRM
9 14 (9.09%) Coaching
9 14 (9.09%) Mentoring
9 14 (9.09%) Workflow
10 13 (8.44%) Problem-Solving
11 11 (7.14%) Change Management
11 11 (7.14%) Data Validation
11 11 (7.14%) Service Management
11 11 (7.14%) Time Management
11 11 (7.14%) Validation
12 10 (6.49%) ITSM
13 9 (5.84%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (47.40%) RPG
2 72 (46.75%) SQL
3 31 (20.13%) RPG IV
4 29 (18.83%) Java
5 10 (6.49%) C#
6 9 (5.84%) JavaScript
7 8 (5.19%) X++
8 6 (3.90%) PL/SQL
9 5 (3.25%) VB
10 3 (1.95%) C
10 3 (1.95%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.30%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.30%) C++
11 2 (1.30%) Lua
11 2 (1.30%) Perl
11 2 (1.30%) RPG III
12 1 (0.65%) RPG/400
12 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (6.49%) Degree
2 7 (4.55%) MCSA
2 7 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.30%) CISMP
3 2 (1.30%) CISSP
3 2 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.19%) SLA
2 2 (1.30%) GDPR
2 2 (1.30%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 12 (7.79%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.90%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.30%) SCCM
2 1 (0.65%) Ansible
2 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.65%) Puppet
2 1 (0.65%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 73 (47.40%) IBM
2 29 (18.83%) Microsoft
3 19 (12.34%) JD Edwards
4 11 (7.14%) IFS
4 11 (7.14%) Ivanti
5 8 (5.19%) Oracle
6 6 (3.90%) AppDynamics
6 6 (3.90%) HP
6 6 (3.90%) Informatica
6 6 (3.90%) Lotus
6 6 (3.90%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.60%) Citrix
7 4 (2.60%) Remedy
8 3 (1.95%) Hitachi
8 3 (1.95%) Infor
8 3 (1.95%) Intel
9 2 (1.30%) BT
9 2 (1.30%) Dell Compellent
9 2 (1.30%) OutSystems
9 2 (1.30%) SonicWALL