Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

IBM iSeries
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 968 870 958
Rank change year-on-year -98 +88 +78
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 213 361 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.46% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 151 313 320
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,550 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.90%

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 75927 77728 91114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.25% 40.99% 41.65%
Number of salaries quoted 57021 63762 72922
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 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
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 23 October 2017.

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 23 October 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 -54 199 £42,500 +6.25% 6
UK excluding London -84 150 £42,000 +5.00% 4
London -9 60 £43,000 -4.44% 2
North of England -34 43 £40,000 - 1
Midlands +26 37 £40,000 +14.29%
South East +26 34 £42,000 -6.67% 2
North West -34 30 £42,500 +6.25% 1
West Midlands +8 28 £41,250 +58.65%
East of England -31 14 £50,000 +42.86%
Yorkshire +24 11 £32,375 -31.84%
South West +3 11 £45,000 +12.50% 1
East Midlands +34 9 £35,000 -26.32%
Scotland -4 7 £26,250 +45.83%
Wales -8 4 £42,500 +39.34%
North East - 2 £36,500 -

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 117 (54.93%) SQL
2 112 (52.58%) AS400
3 97 (45.54%) RPG
4 74 (34.74%) IBM
5 54 (25.35%) Windows
6 48 (22.54%) ITIL
7 38 (17.84%) SDLC
8 36 (16.90%) RPG IV
8 36 (16.90%) Firewall
9 35 (16.43%) Finance
10 34 (15.96%) Linux
10 34 (15.96%) Analytical Skills
11 33 (15.49%) ERP
11 33 (15.49%) Microsoft
12 28 (13.15%) Unit Testing
13 27 (12.68%) Degree
13 27 (12.68%) VMware
13 27 (12.68%) DB2
14 26 (12.21%) Agile Software Development
15 25 (11.74%) Project Management
15 25 (11.74%) JavaScript
16 24 (11.27%) Data Centre
17 23 (10.80%) Performance Tuning
17 23 (10.80%) Windows Server
17 23 (10.80%) Java
18 22 (10.33%) OS/400
18 22 (10.33%) Change Control
19 21 (9.86%) Business Intelligence
19 21 (9.86%) Problem Management
20 20 (9.39%) HTML

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 16 (7.51%) WebSphere
2 10 (4.69%) IIS
3 7 (3.29%) CMS
4 6 (2.82%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.35%) Apache
6 4 (1.88%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.88%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.41%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.47%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.47%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.47%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (5.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 12 (5.63%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.76%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (7.98%) RiskWrite
2 6 (2.82%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 4 (1.88%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.41%) Misys Equation
5 2 (0.94%) Infor M3
5 2 (0.94%) Movex
5 2 (0.94%) Retail-J
6 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.47%) JDE OneWorld
6 1 (0.47%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.57%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.23%) Amazon S3
3 5 (2.35%) Office 365
4 3 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.94%) GitHub
6 1 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (16.90%) Firewall
2 18 (8.45%) HTTP
3 13 (6.10%) LAN
3 13 (6.10%) TCP/IP
4 12 (5.63%) SAN
5 10 (4.69%) VLAN
5 10 (4.69%) Wireless
6 8 (3.76%) SMTP
7 4 (1.88%) VPN
8 3 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (1.41%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.94%) WAN
10 1 (0.47%) DHCP
10 1 (0.47%) DNS
10 1 (0.47%) Internet
10 1 (0.47%) Network Security
10 1 (0.47%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.47%) Skype
10 1 (0.47%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (12.68%) DB2
2 20 (9.39%) SQL Server
3 8 (3.76%) MySQL
3 8 (3.76%) Pentaho
4 6 (2.82%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.41%) Power BI
5 3 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (8.45%) Eclipse
2 17 (7.98%) VersionOne
3 11 (5.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 10 (4.69%) Git (software)
5 9 (4.23%) JIRA
6 7 (3.29%) Jenkins
7 6 (2.82%) Selenium
8 5 (2.35%) Cucumber
8 5 (2.35%) HP UFT
8 5 (2.35%) JUnit
8 5 (2.35%) Protractor
8 5 (2.35%) Ranorex
9 3 (1.41%) Ant
10 1 (0.47%) JMeter
10 1 (0.47%) Subversion
10 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.47%) TortoiseSVN
10 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (16.43%) Finance
2 14 (6.57%) Banking
3 10 (4.69%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.88%) Retail
5 3 (1.41%) Advertising
6 1 (0.47%) Back Office
6 1 (0.47%) Legal
6 1 (0.47%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 62 (29.11%) Analyst
2 50 (23.47%) Developer
3 33 (15.49%) AS400 Developer
4 31 (14.55%) RPG Developer
5 26 (12.21%) Applications Support
6 25 (11.74%) Applications Support Analyst
6 25 (11.74%) Technical Support
7 21 (9.86%) Programmer
8 19 (8.92%) Technical Analyst
9 17 (7.98%) Technical Support Analyst
10 16 (7.51%) AS400 Support
11 14 (6.57%) Support Analyst
12 13 (6.10%) Administrator
12 13 (6.10%) RPG Programmer
13 12 (5.63%) Analyst Developer
13 12 (5.63%) Consultant
14 10 (4.69%) Analyst Programmer
15 8 (3.76%) IT Consultant
15 8 (3.76%) IT Security Consultant
15 8 (3.76%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (9.39%) HTML
2 14 (6.57%) CSS
3 13 (6.10%) .NET
4 11 (5.16%) EDI
5 9 (4.23%) JDBC
5 9 (4.23%) Middleware
5 9 (4.23%) XML
6 8 (3.76%) EDIFACT
7 5 (2.35%) Node.js
7 5 (2.35%) WPF
8 3 (1.41%) JSON
8 3 (1.41%) Velocity
9 2 (0.94%) REST
10 1 (0.47%) Grails
10 1 (0.47%) jQuery
10 1 (0.47%) POSIX
10 1 (0.47%) Web Services
10 1 (0.47%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 112 (52.58%) AS400
2 34 (15.96%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (11.27%) Data Centre
4 11 (5.16%) Mobile App
4 11 (5.16%) Public Cloud
5 9 (4.23%) PMI
6 6 (2.82%) Client/Server
6 6 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.88%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.41%) Clustering
8 3 (1.41%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.94%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (0.94%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (0.94%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.47%) CMDB
10 1 (0.47%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.47%) LPAR
10 1 (0.47%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.47%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 54 (25.35%) Windows
2 34 (15.96%) Linux
3 23 (10.80%) Windows Server
4 22 (10.33%) OS/400
5 14 (6.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (5.63%) Unix
7 8 (3.76%) Solaris
7 8 (3.76%) Windows 7
7 8 (3.76%) Windows Vista
7 8 (3.76%) Windows XP
8 7 (3.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.41%) CentOS
9 3 (1.41%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.94%) AIX
10 2 (0.94%) i5/OS
10 2 (0.94%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.47%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.47%) VyOS
11 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (22.54%) ITIL
2 38 (17.84%) SDLC
3 33 (15.49%) ERP
4 28 (13.15%) Unit Testing
5 26 (12.21%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (11.74%) Project Management
7 23 (10.80%) Performance Tuning
8 22 (10.33%) Change Control
9 21 (9.86%) Business Intelligence
9 21 (9.86%) Problem Management
10 18 (8.45%) Service Delivery
11 17 (7.98%) Incident Management
12 15 (7.04%) High Availability
13 14 (6.57%) Trend Analysis
14 13 (6.10%) Continuous Improvement
14 13 (6.10%) Waterfall
15 12 (5.63%) Business Analysis
15 12 (5.63%) DevOps
15 12 (5.63%) Proactive Monitoring
15 12 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 117 (54.93%) SQL
2 97 (45.54%) RPG
3 36 (16.90%) RPG IV
4 25 (11.74%) JavaScript
5 23 (10.80%) Java
6 15 (7.04%) Python
7 14 (6.57%) Shell Script
8 12 (5.63%) Bash Shell
9 9 (4.23%) C#
9 9 (4.23%) Jython
9 9 (4.23%) PHP
9 9 (4.23%) VBA
10 8 (3.76%) ActionScript
10 8 (3.76%) ActionScript 2.0
10 8 (3.76%) RPG/400
11 6 (2.82%) Delphi
11 6 (2.82%) Groovy
12 5 (2.35%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.35%) Scala
12 5 (2.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (12.68%) Degree
2 17 (7.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 9 (4.23%) PMI Certification
3 9 (4.23%) PMP
4 5 (2.35%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.47%) ACCA
6 1 (0.47%) CCENT
6 1 (0.47%) CIPFA
6 1 (0.47%) CISA
6 1 (0.47%) CISM
6 1 (0.47%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.47%) QiCA
6 1 (0.47%) RHCE
6 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.47%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.47%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.23%) ISO 9001
1 9 (4.23%) QA
2 3 (1.41%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.41%) SLA
3 2 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.47%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.47%) PMO
4 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (3.76%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (3.29%) Hyper-V
3 6 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.35%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.41%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.94%) vSphere
7 1 (0.47%) Firmware
7 1 (0.47%) GPFS
7 1 (0.47%) PowerHA
7 1 (0.47%) XenApp
7 1 (0.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (6.57%) Ansible
2 12 (5.63%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (5.63%) Puppet
3 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (0.94%) Nagios
4 1 (0.47%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.47%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 74 (34.74%) IBM
2 33 (15.49%) Microsoft
3 27 (12.68%) VMware
4 15 (7.04%) JD Edwards
5 12 (5.63%) Infor
5 12 (5.63%) Red Hat
6 11 (5.16%) Cisco
7 9 (4.23%) Oracle
8 8 (3.76%) Cognos
9 6 (2.82%) Citrix
9 6 (2.82%) Intel
10 5 (2.35%) LANSA
11 4 (1.88%) SAP
12 3 (1.41%) Apple
12 3 (1.41%) HP
12 3 (1.41%) Misys
13 2 (0.94%) CheckPoint
13 2 (0.94%) Clearswift
13 2 (0.94%) Nokia
13 2 (0.94%) Remedy