Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

IBM iSeries
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 164 202 172
Rank change year-on-year +38 -30 +22
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 18 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.49% 0.16% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.15% 0.38% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 12
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +53.85%
West Midlands median annual salary £41,250 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25% -11.11%

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 1,565 1,865 1,235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 42.74% 42.82% 33.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,072 1,167 1,007
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,890 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £71,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for iSeries in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 18 (100.00%) RPG
2 12 (66.67%) SQL
2 12 (66.67%) AS400
3 11 (61.11%) Java
4 7 (38.89%) OS/400
4 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 7 (38.89%) Project Management
4 7 (38.89%) Virtual Environments
5 6 (33.33%) IBM
5 6 (33.33%) C#
5 6 (33.33%) Delphi
6 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
6 5 (27.78%) .NET
6 5 (27.78%) DB2
6 5 (27.78%) JUnit
6 5 (27.78%) ITIL
6 5 (27.78%) Windows
6 5 (27.78%) EDI
6 5 (27.78%) ERP
6 5 (27.78%) EAI
6 5 (27.78%) SOA
6 5 (27.78%) ETL
6 5 (27.78%) HP UFT
6 5 (27.78%) JD Edwards
6 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
6 5 (27.78%) ISTQB
6 5 (27.78%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (27.78%) Degree
6 5 (27.78%) Selenium
6 5 (27.78%) WPF

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Cucumber
1 5 (27.78%) HP UFT
1 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
1 5 (27.78%) JUnit
1 5 (27.78%) Protractor
1 5 (27.78%) Ranorex
1 5 (27.78%) Selenium
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) Subversion
2 1 (5.56%) TortoiseSVN
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) AS400 Support
1 7 (38.89%) Technical Support
2 6 (33.33%) Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Architect
3 5 (27.78%) Automation Test Lead
3 5 (27.78%) Integration Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Lead Architect
3 5 (27.78%) RPG Developer
3 5 (27.78%) SQL Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Test Architect
3 5 (27.78%) Test Automation Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Delphi Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) .NET
1 5 (27.78%) EDI
1 5 (27.78%) Node.js
1 5 (27.78%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) AS400
2 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
2 5 (27.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) OS/400
2 5 (27.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Project Management
1 7 (38.89%) Virtual Environments
2 5 (27.78%) BDD
2 5 (27.78%) Business Continuity
2 5 (27.78%) Business Continuity Planning
2 5 (27.78%) Data Integration
2 5 (27.78%) EAI
2 5 (27.78%) ERP
2 5 (27.78%) Event-Driven Architecture
2 5 (27.78%) Functional Testing
2 5 (27.78%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) Mentoring
2 5 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (27.78%) SOA
2 5 (27.78%) TDD
2 5 (27.78%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
2 5 (27.78%) Unit Testing
2 5 (27.78%) Web Testing
2 5 (27.78%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) RPG
2 12 (66.67%) SQL
3 11 (61.11%) Java
4 6 (33.33%) C#
4 6 (33.33%) Delphi
5 5 (27.78%) Groovy
5 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
5 5 (27.78%) RPG IV
5 5 (27.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
1 5 (27.78%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) IBM
3 5 (27.78%) JD Edwards