The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

IBM iSeries
UK / Wales
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 96 94
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 0 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales - 0.39% 0.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.45% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 10
Median salary - £37,500 £36,587
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.49%  
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 advertised in Wales with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 304 345 482
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 30.58% 26.76% 33.71%
Number of salaries quoted 273 292 403
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £54,400 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

iSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 Wales

iSeries
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing iSeries in Wales.

Salary trend for iSeries in Wales

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

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (75.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Advertising
2 3 (75.00%) Validation
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing

iSeries
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Applications Support
1 4 (100.00%) Applications Support Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Support Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Validation
2 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft