The first 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM iSeries
Rank 124 123 107
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -16
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 3 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.15% 0.24% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.62% 0.98% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 6
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.21%
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -11.11%
Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
485 511 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 24.37% 24.94% 23.87%
Number of salaries quoted 394 472 358
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,450 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
iSeries
West Midlands

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 28 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 19 (95.00%) AS400
2 9 (45.00%) RPG
2 9 (45.00%) IBM
3 8 (40.00%) Finance
4 7 (35.00%) Banking
4 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (35.00%) Degree
4 7 (35.00%) Mathematics
4 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
4 7 (35.00%) OO
4 7 (35.00%) Java
4 7 (35.00%) C
4 7 (35.00%) C#
4 7 (35.00%) Delphi
5 2 (10.00%) Advertising
5 2 (10.00%) Windows
5 2 (10.00%) ERP
5 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (10.00%) WAN
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.00%) Synon
6 1 (5.00%) Web Services
6 1 (5.00%) XML
6 1 (5.00%) HTML
6 1 (5.00%) Change Management
6 1 (5.00%) Synon Analyst Programmer
6 1 (5.00%) Change Control

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (10.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Synon
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Programmer
3 7 (35.00%) Delphi Programmer
3 7 (35.00%) Delphi Software Engineer
3 7 (35.00%) Software Engineer
3 7 (35.00%) Developer
3 7 (35.00%) Test Analyst
3 7 (35.00%) Delphi Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Service Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Field Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (10.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
1 1 (5.00%) XML
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) Synon Analyst Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 19 (95.00%) AS400
2 7 (35.00%) Mathematics
2 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
1 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
1 7 (35.00%) OO
2 2 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (5.00%) Change Management
3 1 (5.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) RPG
2 7 (35.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) C
2 7 (35.00%) C#
2 7 (35.00%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) IBM
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft