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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM iSeries
Rank 221 206 228
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +22
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 14 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.21% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.64% 0.63% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 5
Median salary £26,000 £40,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +53.84%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
2201 1748 1932
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.86% 32.86% 34.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1636 1393 1594
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £61,650
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 0 10 £26,000 -5.45%
Birmingham -35 3 £61,250 +53.12%
Warwickshire - 1 £27,000 -
iSeries
England

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 19 (70.37%) AS400
2 17 (62.96%) Windows
2 17 (62.96%) IBM
3 15 (55.56%) ITIL
4 14 (51.85%) Finance
4 14 (51.85%) Degree
4 14 (51.85%) Network Monitoring
4 14 (51.85%) Windows Server
5 11 (40.74%) Data Centre
5 11 (40.74%) Windows Vista
5 11 (40.74%) Windows 7
5 11 (40.74%) Windows XP
5 11 (40.74%) Retail
6 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (11.11%) Job Entry Subsystem
7 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (11.11%) MVS
7 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (11.11%) LAN
7 3 (11.11%) WAN
7 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
7 3 (11.11%) Java
7 3 (11.11%) SQL
8 2 (7.41%) DB2
8 2 (7.41%) RPG
8 2 (7.41%) C
8 2 (7.41%) C#
8 2 (7.41%) C++

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 (3.70%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) LAN
1 3 (11.11%) WAN
2 2 (7.41%) Internet
3 1 (3.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) DB2
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Eclipse
General
1 14 (51.85%) Finance
2 11 (40.74%) Retail
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Developer
2 4 (14.81%) AS400 Operator
3 3 (11.11%) Computer Operator
3 3 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) AS400 Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Head of IT
5 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Chief Technology Officer
5 1 (3.70%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) IT Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Java Analyst Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Junior Software Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Operations Manager
5 1 (3.70%) RPG Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Hibernate
1 2 (7.41%) JDBC
1 2 (7.41%) Spring
2 1 (3.70%) ODBC
2 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (70.37%) AS400
2 11 (40.74%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (62.96%) Windows
2 14 (51.85%) Windows Server
3 11 (40.74%) Windows 7
3 11 (40.74%) Windows Vista
3 11 (40.74%) Windows XP
4 3 (11.11%) MVS
4 3 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.41%) Linux
5 2 (7.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) ITIL
2 14 (51.85%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.41%) Automated Testing
5 2 (7.41%) BDD
5 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.41%) Project Management
5 2 (7.41%) Scrum
5 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.41%) TDD
6 1 (3.70%) B2B
6 1 (3.70%) E-Procurement
6 1 (3.70%) Information Security
6 1 (3.70%) Logistics
6 1 (3.70%) Planning and Forecasting
6 1 (3.70%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.70%) Supplier Management
6 1 (3.70%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) Java
1 3 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) C
2 2 (7.41%) C#
2 2 (7.41%) C++
2 2 (7.41%) RPG
3 1 (3.70%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 14 (51.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) IBM
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco
3 1 (3.70%) Citrix
3 1 (3.70%) Cognos