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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM iSeries
UK / Wales
Rank 95 98 82
Rank change year-on-year +3 -16  
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 4 5 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.37% 0.36% 1.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.10% 1.29% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 20
Median salary £30,500 £30,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.66% -33.33%  
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 advertised in Wales with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 363 389 494
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 33.43% 27.85% 37.45%
Number of salaries quoted 271 313 405
Median salary £40,000 £36,388 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.92% -9.03%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £25,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £54,700
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

iSeries
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the Wales region over the 3 months to 23 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
South Wales +11 4 £30,500 +1.66%
iSeries
UK

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 21 (100.00%) Finance
2 19 (90.48%) SQL
3 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (57.14%) Advertising
4 12 (57.14%) ITIL
5 11 (52.38%) Systems Analysis
6 10 (47.62%) Validation
7 9 (42.86%) RPG
7 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
7 9 (42.86%) Degree
8 8 (38.10%) Incident Management
8 8 (38.10%) Business Analysis
8 8 (38.10%) Waterfall
8 8 (38.10%) ISEB
8 8 (38.10%) Data Modelling
8 8 (38.10%) MS Office
8 8 (38.10%) IBM
9 7 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (33.33%) Test Scripting
9 7 (33.33%) RPG IV
9 7 (33.33%) Software Testing
10 5 (23.81%) AS400
11 4 (19.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (19.05%) RPG/400
11 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
11 4 (19.05%) Feasibility Study
11 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
11 4 (19.05%) Banking
11 4 (19.05%) Scrum
12 3 (14.29%) FTP

iSeries
Top Related 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 8 (38.10%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) DB2
General
1 21 (100.00%) Finance
2 12 (57.14%) Advertising
3 4 (19.05%) Banking
3 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Analyst
2 12 (57.14%) Applications Support
2 12 (57.14%) Applications Support Analyst
2 12 (57.14%) Support Analyst
3 9 (42.86%) Developer
3 9 (42.86%) RPG Developer
4 6 (28.57%) Programmer
4 6 (28.57%) RPG Programmer
5 5 (23.81%) AS400 Developer
6 4 (19.05%) Analyst Developer
6 4 (19.05%) Analyst Programmer
6 4 (19.05%) Developer Analyst
6 4 (19.05%) RPG Analyst Programmer
6 4 (19.05%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (19.05%) Senior Analyst Programmer
6 4 (19.05%) Senior Developer
6 4 (19.05%) Senior Programmer
6 4 (19.05%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
6 4 (19.05%) Senior RPG Developer
6 4 (19.05%) Senior RPG Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (57.14%) ITIL
3 11 (52.38%) Systems Analysis
4 10 (47.62%) Validation
5 8 (38.10%) Business Analysis
5 8 (38.10%) Data Modelling
5 8 (38.10%) Incident Management
5 8 (38.10%) Waterfall
6 7 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 7 (33.33%) Test Scripting
7 4 (19.05%) Feasibility Study
7 4 (19.05%) Scrum
7 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
8 3 (14.29%) System Testing
9 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
9 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) SQL
2 9 (42.86%) RPG
3 7 (33.33%) RPG IV
4 4 (19.05%) RPG/400
5 3 (14.29%) RPG III
6 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) Degree
2 8 (38.10%) ISEB
3 7 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (19.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) IBM
3 3 (14.29%) IFS