The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM iSeries
Rank 128 123 101
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -22
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 6 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.26% 0.19% 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.77% 0.57% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 9
Average salary £26,000 £40,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
iSeries
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
777 707 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 33.48% 32.90% 27.24%
Number of salaries quoted 628 652 417
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing iSeries across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

iSeries
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

iSeries Salary Trend in Birmingham

iSeries
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing iSeries across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

iSeries Salary Histogram in Birmingham

iSeries
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing iSeries also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited iSeries.

1 6 (60.00%) AS400
2 4 (40.00%) RPG
2 4 (40.00%) IBM
3 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (30.00%) OO
3 3 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) C
3 3 (30.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) Delphi
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 3 (30.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) ERP
4 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (20.00%) WAN
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (10.00%) Synon
5 1 (10.00%) Web Services
5 1 (10.00%) XML
5 1 (10.00%) HTML
5 1 (10.00%) Synon Analyst Programmer

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing iSeries also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited iSeries. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Synon
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Programmer
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Delphi Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Delphi Programmer
2 3 (30.00%) Delphi Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (20.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) XML
1 1 (10.00%) Synon Analyst Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) AS400
2 3 (30.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) OO
1 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (20.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) RPG
2 3 (30.00%) C
2 3 (30.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) Delphi
2 3 (30.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) IBM