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

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM iSeries
Rank 218 213 215
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 16 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.28% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.76% 0.85% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 5
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 £23,900 £26,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £41,500 £39,600
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
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
2094 1881 1902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.62% 33.10% 34.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1547 1483 1536
Median salary £38,500 £39,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.91% -1.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
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 27 August 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 August 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 +8 12 £26,000 -5.45%
Birmingham -26 2 £80,000 +100.00%
Warwickshire - 2 £27,000 -
iSeries
England

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 22 (66.67%) AS400
2 21 (63.64%) Windows
2 21 (63.64%) IBM
3 18 (54.55%) ITIL
4 17 (51.52%) Network Monitoring
4 17 (51.52%) Windows Server
5 16 (48.48%) Finance
6 14 (42.42%) Retail
6 14 (42.42%) Windows XP
6 14 (42.42%) Data Centre
6 14 (42.42%) Windows 7
6 14 (42.42%) Degree
6 14 (42.42%) Windows Vista
7 6 (18.18%) LAN
7 6 (18.18%) WAN
7 6 (18.18%) SQL
8 5 (15.15%) RPG
9 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
9 4 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (9.09%) Job Entry Subsystem
10 3 (9.09%) Java
10 3 (9.09%) B2B
10 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
10 3 (9.09%) MVS
10 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (9.09%) Management Information System

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 (3.03%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (6.06%) JDE World
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) LAN
1 6 (18.18%) WAN
2 2 (6.06%) Internet
2 2 (6.06%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) DB2
2 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
General
1 16 (48.48%) Finance
2 14 (42.42%) Retail
3 2 (6.06%) Back Office
3 2 (6.06%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (15.15%) Developer
2 4 (12.12%) Analyst
2 4 (12.12%) AS400 Operator
3 3 (9.09%) Computer Operator
3 3 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Administrator
4 2 (6.06%) AS400 Administrator
4 2 (6.06%) Head of IT
5 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (3.03%) Java Analyst Developer
5 1 (3.03%) LAN/WAN Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Network Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Operations Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Programmer
5 1 (3.03%) RPG Analyst Programmer
5 1 (3.03%) RPG Programmer
5 1 (3.03%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) EDI
1 2 (6.06%) Hibernate
1 2 (6.06%) JDBC
1 2 (6.06%) Spring
2 1 (3.03%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) ODBC
2 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (66.67%) AS400
2 14 (42.42%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (63.64%) Windows
2 17 (51.52%) Windows Server
3 14 (42.42%) Windows 7
3 14 (42.42%) Windows Vista
3 14 (42.42%) Windows XP
4 3 (9.09%) MVS
4 3 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.06%) Linux
5 2 (6.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) ITIL
2 17 (51.52%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (9.09%) B2B
4 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.06%) Automated Testing
5 2 (6.06%) BDD
5 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.06%) ERP
5 2 (6.06%) Logistics
5 2 (6.06%) Project Management
5 2 (6.06%) Scrum
5 2 (6.06%) TDD
6 1 (3.03%) E-Procurement
6 1 (3.03%) Information Security
6 1 (3.03%) Supplier Management
6 1 (3.03%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) SQL
2 5 (15.15%) RPG
3 3 (9.09%) Java
4 2 (6.06%) C
4 2 (6.06%) C#
4 2 (6.06%) C++
4 2 (6.06%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 14 (42.42%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (63.64%) IBM
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) Axway
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco
3 2 (6.06%) Citrix
3 2 (6.06%) Intel
3 2 (6.06%) JD Edwards
3 2 (6.06%) OpenText