The table below looks at the statistics for Informix skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Informix over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Informix
Rank 213 183 195
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +12
Permanent jobs citing Informix 6 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.18% 0.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.33% 0.57% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 10
Average salary £32,500 £42,624 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.75% +26.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £38,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £48,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Informix
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1804 1574 1683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.94% 32.04% 33.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1594 1341 1481
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.26%

Informix
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Informix across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Informix Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Informix
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Informix Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Informix
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Informix across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Informix Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Informix
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Informix within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wolverhampton +5 2 £35,000 -22.32%
Birmingham -15 2 - -
Worcestershire - 2 £32,500 -
Informix
England

Informix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Informix 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 Informix.

1 12 (85.71%) Oracle
1 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 11 (78.57%) SQL
3 7 (50.00%) UNIX
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 5 (35.71%) Finance
5 5 (35.71%) Replication
6 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (28.57%) Hudson
6 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
6 4 (28.57%) VPN
6 4 (28.57%) Citrix
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco
6 4 (28.57%) Windows
6 4 (28.57%) MySQL
6 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (21.43%) Database Security
7 3 (21.43%) Linux
7 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
7 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
7 3 (21.43%) Toad
7 3 (21.43%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (21.43%) Foglight
8 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
8 2 (14.29%) TDD
8 2 (14.29%) VMware
8 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
8 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (14.29%) Spring

Informix
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Informix 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 Informix. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) JBoss
2 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 4 (28.57%) MySQL
3 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Hudson
2 3 (21.43%) Toad
3 2 (14.29%) JUnit
3 2 (14.29%) Eclipse
4 1 (7.14%) ProC
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) DBA
2 4 (28.57%) Administrator
2 4 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (28.57%) SQL DBA
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst Programmer
4 2 (14.29%) Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Support
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Installations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) J2EE
1 2 (14.29%) CSS
1 2 (14.29%) JSP
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
1 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
1 2 (14.29%) Spring
1 2 (14.29%) Spring Security
1 2 (14.29%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Replication
2 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) UNIX
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
3 3 (21.43%) Linux
3 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Database Security
2 3 (21.43%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (14.29%) TDD
3 2 (14.29%) Database Tuning
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 2 (14.29%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.14%) C
3 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.14%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) ISA Server
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (14.29%) vSphere
1 2 (14.29%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Foglight
2 2 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Oracle
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco
3 4 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (14.29%) McAfee
4 2 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (7.14%) Dell