The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM iSeries
Rank 217 217 227
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 12 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.24% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.53% 0.70% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 7
Median salary £26,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £25,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £41,750 £39,400
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
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 West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2252 1995 1881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.38% 34.04% 34.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1651 1576 1529
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing iSeries as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

iSeries
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

iSeries Salary Trend in the West Midlands

iSeries
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing iSeries across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

iSeries Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

iSeries
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry +3 8 £26,000 +4.00%
Warwickshire - 2 £27,000 -
Birmingham -19 1 - -
iSeries
England

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 23 (67.65%) AS400
2 19 (55.88%) Windows
3 16 (47.06%) IBM
4 15 (44.12%) ITIL
4 15 (44.12%) Network Monitoring
4 15 (44.12%) Windows Server
5 13 (38.24%) Finance
6 11 (32.35%) Retail
6 11 (32.35%) SQL
6 11 (32.35%) Windows XP
6 11 (32.35%) Data Centre
6 11 (32.35%) Windows 7
6 11 (32.35%) Windows Vista
7 10 (29.41%) Degree
7 10 (29.41%) RPG
8 7 (20.59%) LAN
8 7 (20.59%) WAN
9 6 (17.65%) RPG IV
10 4 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (11.76%) MVS
10 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
10 4 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (11.76%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (11.76%) Job Entry Subsystem
11 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (8.82%) JDE World
11 3 (8.82%) Axway
11 3 (8.82%) Logistics

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in the West 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 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
2 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (8.82%) JDE World
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) LAN
1 7 (20.59%) WAN
2 2 (5.88%) Internet
2 2 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) DB2
2 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (38.24%) Finance
2 11 (32.35%) Retail
3 3 (8.82%) Back Office
3 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Analyst
2 5 (14.71%) Analyst Programmer
2 5 (14.71%) Developer
2 5 (14.71%) Programmer
2 5 (14.71%) RPG Analyst Programmer
2 5 (14.71%) RPG Programmer
3 4 (11.76%) Computer Operator
4 3 (8.82%) AS400 Operator
4 3 (8.82%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Head of IT
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Junior Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Junior Software Developer
6 1 (2.94%) RPG Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) EDI
2 2 (5.88%) .NET
2 2 (5.88%) Hibernate
2 2 (5.88%) JDBC
2 2 (5.88%) Spring
3 1 (2.94%) ODBC
3 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (67.65%) AS400
2 11 (32.35%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (55.88%) Windows
2 15 (44.12%) Windows Server
3 11 (32.35%) Windows 7
3 11 (32.35%) Windows Vista
3 11 (32.35%) Windows XP
4 4 (11.76%) MVS
4 4 (11.76%) Windows 2000 Server
4 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.88%) Linux
5 2 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) ITIL
1 15 (44.12%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (8.82%) B2B
3 3 (8.82%) ERP
3 3 (8.82%) Logistics
4 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.88%) Automated Testing
4 2 (5.88%) BDD
4 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (5.88%) Project Management
4 2 (5.88%) Scrum
4 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.88%) TDD
5 1 (2.94%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) SQL
2 10 (29.41%) RPG
3 6 (17.65%) RPG IV
4 3 (8.82%) Java
5 2 (5.88%) C
5 2 (5.88%) C#
5 2 (5.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) IBM
2 3 (8.82%) Axway
2 3 (8.82%) Intel
2 3 (8.82%) JD Edwards
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.82%) OpenText
3 2 (5.88%) Cisco
3 2 (5.88%) Citrix
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