Period
to 15 December 2018

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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

IBM iSeries
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 185 202
Rank change year-on-year +17 +17 -27
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 18 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.51% 0.37% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.16% 0.87% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 6
Birmingham median annual salary £70,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +64.71% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £34,125 £38,750 £31,875
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £64,375
West Midlands median annual salary £70,000 £42,500 £27,000
% change year-on-year +64.71% +57.41% -32.50%

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 1,547 1,609 1,933
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 44.15% 42.24% 42.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1,022 1,156 1,223
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.28% +1.18% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,880
90th Percentile £77,500 £65,000 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 15 December 2018.

Salary histogram for iSeries in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, 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 16 (88.89%) RPG
2 15 (83.33%) SQL
3 11 (61.11%) ITIL
3 11 (61.11%) RPG IV
4 10 (55.56%) Java
4 10 (55.56%) JD Edwards
4 10 (55.56%) EDI
4 10 (55.56%) ERP
5 9 (50.00%) EAI
5 9 (50.00%) SOA
5 9 (50.00%) ETL
5 9 (50.00%) SDLC
5 9 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
5 9 (50.00%) Business Continuity Planning
5 9 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (50.00%) AS400
5 9 (50.00%) Workflow
5 9 (50.00%) Business Continuity
5 9 (50.00%) Decision-Making
6 8 (44.44%) Telecoms
7 7 (38.89%) Middleware
7 7 (38.89%) Management Information System
7 7 (38.89%) VB
8 5 (27.78%) .NET
8 5 (27.78%) C#
8 5 (27.78%) IBM
8 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
8 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (11.11%) NetSuite
2 1 (5.56%) JDE OneWorld
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) FTP
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 5 (27.78%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Back Office
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Developer
1 9 (50.00%) Integration Developer
1 9 (50.00%) RPG Developer
1 9 (50.00%) SQL Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Head of Delivery
3 1 (5.56%) Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (5.56%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Operations Team Leader
3 1 (5.56%) Programmer
3 1 (5.56%) RPG Analyst Programmer
3 1 (5.56%) RPG Programmer
3 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) EDI
2 7 (38.89%) Middleware
3 5 (27.78%) .NET
4 1 (5.56%) EDIFACT
4 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (50.00%) AS400
2 7 (38.89%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Unix
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) ITIL
2 10 (55.56%) ERP
3 9 (50.00%) Business Continuity
3 9 (50.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 9 (50.00%) Decision-Making
3 9 (50.00%) EAI
3 9 (50.00%) ETL
3 9 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (50.00%) SDLC
3 9 (50.00%) SOA
3 9 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
3 9 (50.00%) Workflow
4 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
4 5 (27.78%) High Availability
4 5 (27.78%) Logistics
4 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
4 5 (27.78%) Software Delivery
4 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.56%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) RPG
2 15 (83.33%) SQL
3 11 (61.11%) RPG IV
4 10 (55.56%) Java
5 7 (38.89%) VB
6 5 (27.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
1 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) JD Edwards
2 5 (27.78%) IBM
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) IFS