Period
to 25 April 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited iSeries over the 6 months to 25 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

IBM iSeries
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 144 184 170
Rank change year-on-year +40 -14 +14
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 30 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.95% 0.32% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.17% 0.75% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 7
Birmingham median annual salary £41,000 £30,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.67% -20.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £25,063 £22,500 £32,750
90th Percentile £68,000 £38,500 £42,500
West Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £20,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +58.54% -45.33% +7.14%

iSeries is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,380 1,606 1,484
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 43.64% 42.80% 39.89%
Number of salaries quoted 949 981 988
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £64,125
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

iSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing iSeries as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for iSeries in Birmingham

iSeries
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing iSeries in Birmingham.

Salary trend for iSeries in Birmingham

iSeries
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing iSeries in Birmingham over the 6 months to 25 April 2019.

Salary histogram for iSeries in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, IT jobs citing iSeries also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 23 (76.67%) RPG
1 23 (76.67%) SQL
1 23 (76.67%) ITIL
2 17 (56.67%) AS400
3 16 (53.33%) Telecoms
3 16 (53.33%) JD Edwards
3 16 (53.33%) EDI
3 16 (53.33%) ERP
3 16 (53.33%) RPG IV
4 12 (40.00%) IBM
5 11 (36.67%) LAN
5 11 (36.67%) WAN
5 11 (36.67%) FTP
5 11 (36.67%) B2B
5 11 (36.67%) B2C
5 11 (36.67%) EDIFACT
5 11 (36.67%) Change Management
5 11 (36.67%) Back Office
5 11 (36.67%) Unix
5 11 (36.67%) Windows
5 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
5 11 (36.67%) JDE OneWorld
5 11 (36.67%) XML
5 11 (36.67%) Windows Server
5 11 (36.67%) IFS
5 11 (36.67%) Validation
5 11 (36.67%) Data Validation
6 10 (33.33%) SDLC
6 10 (33.33%) Java
7 5 (16.67%) Management Information System

iSeries
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Business Applications
1 11 (36.67%) JDE OneWorld
Communications & Networking
1 11 (36.67%) FTP
1 11 (36.67%) LAN
1 11 (36.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Eclipse
General
1 16 (53.33%) Telecoms
2 11 (36.67%) Back Office
3 2 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Developer
1 10 (33.33%) RPG Developer
2 5 (16.67%) AS400 Developer
2 5 (16.67%) AS400 Support
2 5 (16.67%) Integration Developer
2 5 (16.67%) IT Support
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 2 (6.67%) Head of Delivery
3 2 (6.67%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (53.33%) EDI
2 11 (36.67%) EDIFACT
2 11 (36.67%) XML
3 5 (16.67%) Middleware
4 2 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (56.67%) AS400
2 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Unix
1 11 (36.67%) Windows
1 11 (36.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (76.67%) ITIL
2 16 (53.33%) ERP
3 11 (36.67%) B2B
3 11 (36.67%) B2C
3 11 (36.67%) Change Management
3 11 (36.67%) Data Validation
3 11 (36.67%) Validation
4 10 (33.33%) SDLC
5 5 (16.67%) Business Continuity
5 5 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
5 5 (16.67%) Decision-Making
5 5 (16.67%) EAI
5 5 (16.67%) ETL
5 5 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (16.67%) SOA
5 5 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (16.67%) Workflow
6 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 23 (76.67%) RPG
1 23 (76.67%) SQL
2 16 (53.33%) RPG IV
3 10 (33.33%) Java
4 5 (16.67%) VB
5 2 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
1 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) JD Edwards
2 12 (40.00%) IBM
3 11 (36.67%) IFS