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 3 months to 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

IBM iSeries
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 137 116
Rank change year-on-year +15 -21  
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 2 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.11% 0.24% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.55% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 9
Median salary £40,000 £57,500 £19,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.43% +202.63%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88%  

iSeries is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 682 1083 680
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 36.30% 44.15% 37.34%
Number of salaries quoted 503 671 561
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £26,500 £26,950
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

iSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing iSeries as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 5 (71.43%) RPG
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) Delphi
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
2 4 (57.14%) OO
2 4 (57.14%) RAD
2 4 (57.14%) ATM
2 4 (57.14%) IBM
2 4 (57.14%) Subversion
2 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 4 (57.14%) TortoiseSVN
3 2 (28.57%) AS400
3 2 (28.57%) Retail
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) RedPrairie
3 2 (28.57%) JDA
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) R
4 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Replication

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) ATM
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
1 4 (57.14%) Subversion
1 4 (57.14%) TortoiseSVN
1 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Support Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (42.86%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (28.57%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (28.57%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
5 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Delphi Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) AS400
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) OO
1 4 (57.14%) RAD
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) RPG
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) Delphi
2 4 (57.14%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) R
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) JDA
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) RedPrairie