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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM iSeries
Rank 206 188 183
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -5
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 8 20 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.37% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.63% 1.28% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 6 18 12
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £18,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £40,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
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
1274 1558 1186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.09% 28.47% 24.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1059 1327 1027
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,300 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing iSeries across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 21 August 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. 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
Coventry +2 4 £36,250 -9.37%
Birmingham +2 3 £40,000 -
iSeries
England

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing iSeries 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 iSeries.

1 18 (85.71%) AS400
2 8 (38.10%) IBM
2 8 (38.10%) Finance
3 7 (33.33%) RPG
4 6 (28.57%) C
4 6 (28.57%) C#
4 6 (28.57%) Delphi
4 6 (28.57%) Java
4 6 (28.57%) OO
4 6 (28.57%) Banking
4 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 6 (28.57%) Degree
4 6 (28.57%) Mathematics
4 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 3 (14.29%) ITIL
5 3 (14.29%) Windows
5 3 (14.29%) ERP
5 3 (14.29%) Change Management
6 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
6 2 (9.52%) WAN
6 2 (9.52%) OS/400
6 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
6 2 (9.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (9.52%) Advertising
6 2 (9.52%) Migration
6 2 (9.52%) Replication
6 2 (9.52%) Marketing
6 2 (9.52%) i5/OS
6 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing iSeries 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 iSeries. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) WAN
1 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Synon
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Marketing
3 2 (9.52%) Advertising
4 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Programmer
3 6 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 6 (28.57%) Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Delphi Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Delphi Programmer
3 6 (28.57%) Delphi Software Engineer
4 5 (23.81%) Support Analyst
5 4 (19.05%) Test Analyst
6 3 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (9.52%) Team Leader
7 2 (9.52%) Help Desk Analyst
7 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (9.52%) Service Analyst
7 2 (9.52%) Field Engineer
7 2 (9.52%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (9.52%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (9.52%) Support Team Leader
8 1 (4.76%) IT Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) HTML
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
1 1 (4.76%) XML
1 1 (4.76%) Synon Analyst Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 18 (85.71%) AS400
2 6 (28.57%) Mathematics
2 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
2 2 (9.52%) OS/400
2 2 (9.52%) i5/OS
2 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) OO
1 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) ERP
2 3 (14.29%) Change Management
3 2 (9.52%) Migration
3 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) RPG
2 6 (28.57%) C
2 6 (28.57%) C#
2 6 (28.57%) Delphi
2 6 (28.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) IBM
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft