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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM iSeries
Rank 114 129 129
Rank change year-on-year
+15 0
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 10 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.51% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.58% 0.47% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 4
Average salary £40,000 £33,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% -17.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
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
634 847 809
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 32.50% 38.31% 37.20%
Number of salaries quoted 499 684 738
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 11 (73.33%) RPG
2 10 (66.67%) Java
2 10 (66.67%) JD Edwards
3 8 (53.33%) Oracle
3 8 (53.33%) Synon Analyst Programmer
3 8 (53.33%) Synon
4 6 (40.00%) WebSphere
5 5 (33.33%) SQL
6 4 (26.67%) Windows
7 3 (20.00%) ITIL
7 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
7 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (20.00%) MS Office
7 3 (20.00%) AS400
8 2 (13.33%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (13.33%) Resource Management
8 2 (13.33%) ODBC
8 2 (13.33%) .NET
8 2 (13.33%) ERP
9 1 (6.67%) MCSE
9 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
9 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (6.67%) SAN
9 1 (6.67%) IBM
9 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
9 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
9 1 (6.67%) SAP
9 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
9 1 (6.67%) Veeam

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (40.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (6.67%) JDE World
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Synon
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Analyst
2 9 (60.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 9 (60.00%) Programmer
3 7 (46.67%) RPG Programmer
3 7 (46.67%) RPG Analyst Programmer
4 3 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) PC Support
4 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Desktop Support
5 2 (13.33%) Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Java Programmer
5 2 (13.33%) Systems Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Java Analyst Programmer
6 1 (6.67%) IT Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) Synon Analyst Programmer
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) AS400
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) ERP
2 2 (13.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (6.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) RPG
2 10 (66.67%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) MCSE
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (6.67%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
2 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) JD Edwards
2 8 (53.33%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Veeam