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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM iSeries
UK
Rank 742 751 755
Rank change year-on-year +9 +4  
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 118 205 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 0.48% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 81 174 167
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £25,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 32227 42353 41407
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 38.39% 40.97% 38.90%
Number of salaries quoted 25923 33810 32696
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £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 26 March 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 26 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
England +28 113 £40,000 - 5
London +70 49 £70,000 +55.55%
North West -3 34 £40,000 - 2
Lancashire - 16 £40,000 - 1
Preston - 13 £40,000 -
South East +42 10 £32,000 -20.00% 3
Yorkshire +18 10 £35,000 -6.04%
West Yorkshire +30 8 £35,000 +42.85%
Berkshire +37 5 - -
Kent +20 5 £32,000 -26.85% 1
Bracknell - 5 - -
Bradford - 5 £35,000 -
Dartford - 5 £32,000 -
West Midlands +21 4 £41,250 +17.85%
South Wales +10 4 £30,500 +1.66%
Newport +5 4 £30,500 -
Wales +4 4 £30,500 +1.66%
Manchester -19 4 £45,000 +80.00%
South West +11 3 £35,000 -14.63%
Leeds - 3 - -
Chorley - 3 £35,000 - 1
Wiltshire +16 2 £35,000 -14.63%
South Yorkshire +12 2 £55,000 +15.78%
Sheffield +10 2 £55,000 +15.78%
East Midlands 0 2 - -
Leicestershire -14 2 - -
Swindon - 2 £35,000 -
Leicester - 2 - -
Birmingham +15 1 £37,500 -9.09%
Gloucestershire +3 1 - -

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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 with a requirement for iSeries.

1 206 (65.61%) SQL
2 134 (42.68%) AS400
3 120 (38.22%) Agile Software Development
4 119 (37.90%) RPG
5 103 (32.80%) IBM
6 99 (31.53%) Finance
7 91 (28.98%) Microsoft
7 91 (28.98%) ITIL
8 82 (26.11%) Windows
9 75 (23.89%) DB2
10 71 (22.61%) XML
11 67 (21.34%) Java
12 60 (19.11%) WebSphere
12 60 (19.11%) Amazon AWS
13 56 (17.83%) RPG IV
14 54 (17.20%) IIS
14 54 (17.20%) E-Commerce
15 53 (16.88%) E-business
15 53 (16.88%) Public Cloud
16 52 (16.56%) SDLC
16 52 (16.56%) DevOps
16 52 (16.56%) ERP
17 51 (16.24%) Continuous Delivery
17 51 (16.24%) Kanban
18 46 (14.65%) Waterfall
19 38 (12.10%) Linux
20 36 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
21 32 (10.19%) Unit Testing
22 30 (9.55%) Degree
23 28 (8.92%) Incident Management

iSeries
Top Related 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 60 (19.11%) WebSphere
2 54 (17.20%) IIS
3 18 (5.73%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (1.59%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.27%) Apache
6 3 (0.96%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.64%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 17 (5.41%) MS Office
2 5 (1.59%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (6.05%) RiskWrite
2 6 (1.91%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 5 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.96%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.32%) JDE World
5 1 (0.32%) Misys Equation
Cloud Services
1 60 (19.11%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.64%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.32%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.32%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.73%) FTP
2 12 (3.82%) SAN
3 10 (3.18%) TCP/IP
4 8 (2.55%) Firewall
4 8 (2.55%) LAN
4 8 (2.55%) WAN
5 6 (1.91%) HTTP
5 6 (1.91%) SMTP
5 6 (1.91%) Wireless
6 4 (1.27%) ATM
6 4 (1.27%) MPLS
6 4 (1.27%) VPN
7 2 (0.64%) VLAN
8 1 (0.32%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (23.89%) DB2
2 19 (6.05%) SQL Server
3 10 (3.18%) BusinessObjects
3 10 (3.18%) Crystal Reports
4 8 (2.55%) RDBMS
4 8 (2.55%) Relational Database
4 8 (2.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.32%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.32%) Endeca
8 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.32%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.32%) QlikView
8 1 (0.32%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 19 (6.05%) Eclipse
1 19 (6.05%) VersionOne
2 15 (4.78%) JIRA
3 9 (2.87%) Git (software)
4 7 (2.23%) Visual Studio
5 5 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.27%) Subversion
6 4 (1.27%) TortoiseSVN
7 3 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.32%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 99 (31.53%) Finance
2 27 (8.60%) Banking
3 20 (6.37%) Advertising
4 11 (3.50%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.18%) Retail
6 8 (2.55%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.27%) Back Office
7 4 (1.27%) Billing
8 3 (0.96%) Automotive
8 3 (0.96%) Local Government
8 3 (0.96%) Private Banking
9 2 (0.64%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 108 (34.39%) Analyst
2 87 (27.71%) Applications Support
3 65 (20.70%) Administrator
4 63 (20.06%) Applications Support Analyst
5 54 (17.20%) Developer
6 53 (16.88%) Support Analyst
7 49 (15.61%) Programmer
8 48 (15.29%) DevOps Administrator
9 37 (11.78%) RPG Programmer
10 36 (11.46%) AS400 Developer
11 33 (10.51%) Analyst Programmer
11 33 (10.51%) RPG Developer
12 25 (7.96%) Linux Administrator
13 24 (7.64%) Linux DevOps Administrator
13 24 (7.64%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 24 (7.64%) RPG Analyst Programmer
13 24 (7.64%) Windows Administrator
14 22 (7.01%) Technical Support
15 19 (6.05%) Technical Analyst
15 19 (6.05%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (22.61%) XML
2 24 (7.64%) .NET
3 22 (7.01%) HTML
4 19 (6.05%) ASP.NET
5 16 (5.10%) Web Services
6 12 (3.82%) CSS
6 12 (3.82%) Middleware
7 11 (3.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (3.50%) jQuery
8 8 (2.55%) Ajax
8 8 (2.55%) RESTful
8 8 (2.55%) SOAP
8 8 (2.55%) WCF
9 7 (2.23%) EDI
9 7 (2.23%) WebSphere MQ
10 6 (1.91%) XML Messaging
11 5 (1.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (0.64%) XSLT
13 1 (0.32%) .NET Framework
13 1 (0.32%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 134 (42.68%) AS400
2 53 (16.88%) Public Cloud
3 36 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (7.64%) Mainframe
5 10 (3.18%) Online Banking
6 7 (2.23%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.59%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.59%) PMI
7 5 (1.59%) Replication
8 4 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.27%) IBM Mainframe
9 3 (0.96%) NHS
10 2 (0.64%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.64%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.64%) EMC VMAX
10 2 (0.64%) EMC VNX
11 1 (0.32%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.32%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.32%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 82 (26.11%) Windows
2 38 (12.10%) Linux
3 14 (4.46%) Unix
4 13 (4.14%) Windows Server
5 8 (2.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (2.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.91%) Solaris
8 4 (1.27%) MVS
9 3 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.64%) OS/400
11 1 (0.32%) AIX
11 1 (0.32%) i5/OS
11 1 (0.32%) OS/390
11 1 (0.32%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (38.22%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (28.98%) ITIL
3 54 (17.20%) E-Commerce
4 53 (16.88%) E-business
5 52 (16.56%) DevOps
5 52 (16.56%) ERP
5 52 (16.56%) SDLC
6 51 (16.24%) Continuous Delivery
6 51 (16.24%) Kanban
7 46 (14.65%) Waterfall
8 32 (10.19%) Unit Testing
9 28 (8.92%) Incident Management
10 22 (7.01%) Performance Tuning
10 22 (7.01%) Problem Management
11 21 (6.69%) Change Control
12 19 (6.05%) Service Delivery
12 19 (6.05%) Trend Analysis
13 16 (5.10%) PRINCE2
13 16 (5.10%) System Testing
14 15 (4.78%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 206 (65.61%) SQL
2 119 (37.90%) RPG
3 67 (21.34%) Java
4 56 (17.83%) RPG IV
5 24 (7.64%) C#
6 15 (4.78%) JavaScript
7 14 (4.46%) RPG III
8 11 (3.50%) C
8 11 (3.50%) C++
9 8 (2.55%) VB
9 8 (2.55%) VB6
10 7 (2.23%) VB.NET
11 6 (1.91%) PHP
12 5 (1.59%) RPG/400
13 4 (1.27%) Delphi
14 3 (0.96%) COBOL
14 3 (0.96%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.96%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.96%) VBA
15 2 (0.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (9.55%) Degree
2 23 (7.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 9 (2.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (2.55%) ISEB
5 7 (2.23%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (1.91%) CREST Certified
7 5 (1.59%) CISA
7 5 (1.59%) CISM
7 5 (1.59%) PMI Certification
7 5 (1.59%) PMP
8 3 (0.96%) ACCA
8 3 (0.96%) CIPFA
8 3 (0.96%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.96%) QiCA
9 2 (0.64%) CISSP
10 1 (0.32%) CCMSE
10 1 (0.32%) CCSE
10 1 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.32%) VCP6
10 1 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.82%) SLA
2 8 (2.55%) QA
3 6 (1.91%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.27%) PMBOK
5 3 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (3.82%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.91%) Firmware
2 6 (1.91%) VMware ESX
3 5 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.27%) XenApp
4 4 (1.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (1.27%) SCCM
2 2 (0.64%) Ansible
2 2 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.64%) Puppet
3 1 (0.32%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 103 (32.80%) IBM
2 91 (28.98%) Microsoft
3 14 (4.46%) IFS
4 13 (4.14%) Citrix
4 13 (4.14%) SAP
4 13 (4.14%) VMware
5 12 (3.82%) Oracle
6 11 (3.50%) JD Edwards
7 10 (3.18%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (2.23%) Red Hat
9 6 (1.91%) Cisco
10 3 (0.96%) NetApp
11 2 (0.64%) Cognos
11 2 (0.64%) Dell
11 2 (0.64%) Dell Compellent
11 2 (0.64%) EqualLogic
11 2 (0.64%) Hitachi
11 2 (0.64%) HP
11 2 (0.64%) MicroStrategy
11 2 (0.64%) Sun
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