Period
to 17 August 2017

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 17 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

IBM iSeries
UK
6 months to
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 945 896 917
Rank change year-on-year -49 +21 +90
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 226 355 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% 0.43% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 157 304 330
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £23,975 £28,625
90th Percentile £50,000 £53,925 £57,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +6.67%

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 75342 82512 89447
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.80% 41.68% 41.17%
Number of salaries quoted 57465 67458 71218
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 17 August 2017.

Salary histogram for iSeries in the UK

iSeries
Top 14 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 17 August 2017. 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 -16 214 £40,000 - 9
UK excluding London -64 142 £40,000 +3.90% 6
London +43 81 £42,500 +6.25% 3
North of England -18 58 £40,000 - 1
North West -26 52 £40,000 -
South East +48 34 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Midlands -3 18 £37,500 +7.14% 1
West Midlands +7 15 £40,000 +53.85% 1
East of England -31 13 £47,500 +41.79%
South West -12 10 £45,000 +22.45% 1
Scotland +20 6 £26,250 +45.83%
Yorkshire +9 6 £33,500 -29.47%
East Midlands +19 3 £37,500 -21.05%
Wales +4 3 £30,500 -18.67%

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 149 (65.93%) SQL
2 116 (51.33%) AS400
3 107 (47.35%) RPG
4 78 (34.51%) IBM
5 64 (28.32%) ITIL
6 57 (25.22%) Windows
6 57 (25.22%) Agile Software Development
7 54 (23.89%) ERP
8 46 (20.35%) SDLC
9 44 (19.47%) DB2
10 41 (18.14%) Linux
11 38 (16.81%) Microsoft
11 38 (16.81%) Unit Testing
11 38 (16.81%) RPG IV
12 37 (16.37%) Analytical Skills
13 32 (14.16%) Java
14 31 (13.72%) Finance
15 30 (13.27%) Firewall
15 30 (13.27%) Performance Tuning
16 29 (12.83%) Waterfall
16 29 (12.83%) WebSphere
17 27 (11.95%) Incident Management
17 27 (11.95%) Amazon AWS
18 26 (11.50%) Problem Management
18 26 (11.50%) Service Delivery
19 25 (11.06%) IIS
19 25 (11.06%) XML
20 24 (10.62%) Change Control
20 24 (10.62%) DevOps
20 24 (10.62%) Public Cloud

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 29 (12.83%) WebSphere
2 25 (11.06%) IIS
3 10 (4.42%) Apache
4 6 (2.65%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.21%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.77%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.33%) CMS
7 3 (1.33%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.88%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.44%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (6.64%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (6.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (9.73%) RiskWrite
2 9 (3.98%) Misys Equation
3 6 (2.65%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 5 (2.21%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.88%) Infor M3
5 2 (0.88%) Movex
5 2 (0.88%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.44%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 27 (11.95%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.98%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.88%) Office 365
4 1 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 30 (13.27%) Firewall
2 11 (4.87%) HTTP
2 11 (4.87%) LAN
2 11 (4.87%) SAN
3 9 (3.98%) VLAN
4 7 (3.10%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.77%) VPN
5 4 (1.77%) Wireless
6 3 (1.33%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.88%) FTP
7 2 (0.88%) SMTP
7 2 (0.88%) VoIP
8 1 (0.44%) Network Security
8 1 (0.44%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.44%) Skype
8 1 (0.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (19.47%) DB2
2 22 (9.73%) SQL Server
3 12 (5.31%) MySQL
3 12 (5.31%) Pentaho
4 6 (2.65%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.88%) Power BI
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (9.73%) Eclipse
1 22 (9.73%) VersionOne
2 10 (4.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 10 (4.42%) Git (software)
3 9 (3.98%) JIRA
4 4 (1.77%) Ant
5 1 (0.44%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.44%) JMeter
5 1 (0.44%) Selenium
5 1 (0.44%) Subversion
5 1 (0.44%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (13.72%) Finance
2 20 (8.85%) Banking
3 7 (3.10%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.77%) Retail
5 2 (0.88%) Local Government
6 1 (0.44%) Advertising
6 1 (0.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 77 (34.07%) Analyst
2 56 (24.78%) Developer
3 39 (17.26%) Applications Support
4 38 (16.81%) AS400 Developer
5 37 (16.37%) Applications Support Analyst
5 37 (16.37%) Programmer
6 35 (15.49%) RPG Developer
7 32 (14.16%) RPG Programmer
8 29 (12.83%) Administrator
9 25 (11.06%) Technical Support
10 22 (9.73%) Support Analyst
10 22 (9.73%) Technical Analyst
10 22 (9.73%) Technical Support Analyst
11 17 (7.52%) Analyst Programmer
12 15 (6.64%) Senior Programmer
12 15 (6.64%) Senior RPG Programmer
13 14 (6.19%) DevOps Administrator
13 14 (6.19%) Linux Administrator
13 14 (6.19%) RPG Analyst Programmer
14 11 (4.87%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (11.06%) XML
2 23 (10.18%) HTML
3 18 (7.96%) EDI
4 16 (7.08%) .NET
5 13 (5.75%) CSS
6 12 (5.31%) EDIFACT
7 9 (3.98%) JDBC
8 5 (2.21%) jQuery
9 4 (1.77%) ASP.NET
9 4 (1.77%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (1.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (1.77%) Velocity
10 2 (0.88%) JSON
10 2 (0.88%) Middleware
11 1 (0.44%) Grails
11 1 (0.44%) POSIX
11 1 (0.44%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 116 (51.33%) AS400
2 37 (16.37%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (10.62%) Public Cloud
4 19 (8.41%) Data Centre
5 15 (6.64%) Greenfield Project
6 10 (4.42%) Mobile App
7 9 (3.98%) PMI
8 4 (1.77%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.33%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.88%) NHS
11 1 (0.44%) Clustering
11 1 (0.44%) CMDB
11 1 (0.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.44%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.44%) Renewable Energy
11 1 (0.44%) Social Network
11 1 (0.44%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.44%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.44%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 57 (25.22%) Windows
2 41 (18.14%) Linux
3 17 (7.52%) Windows Server
4 13 (5.75%) OS/400
5 11 (4.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (4.42%) Unix
7 6 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (2.21%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.77%) Windows Vista
9 4 (1.77%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.33%) CentOS
10 3 (1.33%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.88%) i5/OS
11 2 (0.88%) Solaris
12 1 (0.44%) AIX
12 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (28.32%) ITIL
2 57 (25.22%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (23.89%) ERP
4 46 (20.35%) SDLC
5 38 (16.81%) Unit Testing
6 30 (13.27%) Performance Tuning
7 29 (12.83%) Waterfall
8 27 (11.95%) Incident Management
9 26 (11.50%) Problem Management
9 26 (11.50%) Service Delivery
10 24 (10.62%) Change Control
10 24 (10.62%) DevOps
11 23 (10.18%) E-business
11 23 (10.18%) E-Commerce
12 22 (9.73%) Trend Analysis
13 19 (8.41%) Business Intelligence
14 18 (7.96%) High Availability
15 17 (7.52%) Business Analysis
16 15 (6.64%) Continuous Delivery
17 14 (6.19%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 149 (65.93%) SQL
2 107 (47.35%) RPG
3 38 (16.81%) RPG IV
4 32 (14.16%) Java
5 20 (8.85%) JavaScript
6 16 (7.08%) Python
7 15 (6.64%) PHP
8 14 (6.19%) VBA
9 12 (5.31%) ActionScript
9 12 (5.31%) ActionScript 2.0
10 10 (4.42%) Bash Shell
10 10 (4.42%) Shell Script
10 10 (4.42%) VB.NET
11 9 (3.98%) Jython
12 7 (3.10%) C#
13 6 (2.65%) C++
14 4 (1.77%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.77%) RPG/400
15 2 (0.88%) C
16 1 (0.44%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 23 (10.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 13 (5.75%) Degree
3 9 (3.98%) PMI Certification
3 9 (3.98%) PMP
4 2 (0.88%) ACCA
4 2 (0.88%) CIPFA
4 2 (0.88%) CISA
4 2 (0.88%) CISM
4 2 (0.88%) CREST Certified
4 2 (0.88%) QiCA
5 1 (0.44%) ISEB
5 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.44%) RHCE
5 1 (0.44%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.98%) ISO 9001
2 4 (1.77%) SLA
3 3 (1.33%) QA
4 2 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.44%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (1.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.88%) Terminal Services
2 2 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.44%) vSphere
3 1 (0.44%) XenApp
3 1 (0.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (4.87%) Ansible
2 10 (4.42%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (4.42%) Puppet
3 1 (0.44%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.44%) Cobbler
3 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (0.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 78 (34.51%) IBM
2 38 (16.81%) Microsoft
3 18 (7.96%) VMware
4 14 (6.19%) Infor
5 13 (5.75%) Cognos
6 11 (4.87%) Oracle
7 10 (4.42%) Red Hat
8 9 (3.98%) JD Edwards
8 9 (3.98%) Misys
9 7 (3.10%) Citrix
10 6 (2.65%) Cisco
11 5 (2.21%) LANSA
11 5 (2.21%) SAP
12 4 (1.77%) Intel
13 3 (1.33%) HP
14 2 (0.88%) Apple
14 2 (0.88%) EMC
14 2 (0.88%) JDA
14 2 (0.88%) Mercator
14 2 (0.88%) MicroStrategy