The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM iSeries
Rank 13 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 10 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 8.13% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.24% - -
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 0
Average salary £52,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
iSeries
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
58 63 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 47.15% 36.84% 43.58%
Number of salaries quoted 45 21 56
Average salary £52,000 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £61,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

iSeries
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

iSeries Salary Trend in the Midlands

iSeries
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing iSeries across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

iSeries Salary Histogram in the Midlands

iSeries
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 10 (100.00%) RPG
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) AS400
2 6 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (60.00%) MQSeries
2 6 (60.00%) OS/400
2 6 (60.00%) IBM
2 6 (60.00%) High Availability
2 6 (60.00%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) COBOL
3 4 (40.00%) JD Edwards
3 4 (40.00%) FTP

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 (60.00%) MQSeries
1 6 (60.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) FTP
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 6 (60.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Technician
1 6 (60.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 6 (60.00%) 3rd Line Support Technician
1 6 (60.00%) Support Technician
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 4 (40.00%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
2 4 (40.00%) AS400 Programmer
2 4 (40.00%) JDE Analyst Programmer
2 4 (40.00%) Programmer
2 4 (40.00%) RPG Analyst Programmer
2 4 (40.00%) RPG Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (60.00%) High Availability
1 6 (60.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) RPG
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) COBOL
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) IBM
2 4 (40.00%) JD Edwards