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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM iSeries
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.75% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.32% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Median salary £52,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +16.43%
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
41 38 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 37.61% 34.86% 48.89%
Number of salaries quoted 33 23 69
Median salary £49,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.36% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £29,050 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the Midlands region citing iSeries as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 12 (100.00%) RPG
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) AS400
2 8 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 8 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (66.67%) MQSeries
2 8 (66.67%) OS/400
2 8 (66.67%) IBM
2 8 (66.67%) High Availability
2 8 (66.67%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (33.33%) COBOL
3 4 (33.33%) JD Edwards
3 4 (33.33%) FTP

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (66.67%) MQSeries
1 8 (66.67%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) FTP
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 8 (66.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Technician
1 8 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support
1 8 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support Technician
1 8 (66.67%) Support Technician
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst Programmer
2 4 (33.33%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
2 4 (33.33%) AS400 Programmer
2 4 (33.33%) JDE Analyst Programmer
2 4 (33.33%) Programmer
2 4 (33.33%) RPG Analyst Programmer
2 4 (33.33%) RPG Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (100.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (66.67%) High Availability
1 8 (66.67%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) RPG
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) COBOL
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) IBM
2 4 (33.33%) JD Edwards