Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited iSeries over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

IBM iSeries
England > Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 361 378 381
Rank change year-on-year +17 +3 -12
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 38 34 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.25% 0.19% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.66% 0.52% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 31 31 41
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £48,750 £47,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -2.74%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5763 6580 6679
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 37.56% 36.80% 35.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4611 4961 5229
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

iSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for iSeries in the Midlands

iSeries
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for iSeries in the Midlands

iSeries
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing iSeries in the Midlands over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for iSeries in the Midlands

iSeries
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands +5 25 £42,500 +57.41%
East Midlands +33 13 £36,250 -23.68% 1
iSeries
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Midlands region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 29 (76.32%) AS400
2 16 (42.11%) RPG
3 15 (39.47%) IBM
4 14 (36.84%) SQL
4 14 (36.84%) Windows
5 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
5 9 (23.68%) Java
6 8 (21.05%) ITIL
6 8 (21.05%) Windows XP
6 8 (21.05%) Windows Vista
6 8 (21.05%) Windows 7
6 8 (21.05%) Network Monitoring
6 8 (21.05%) Data Centre
6 8 (21.05%) Windows Server
7 7 (18.42%) Virtual Environments
7 7 (18.42%) OS/400
7 7 (18.42%) C#
7 7 (18.42%) Project Management
8 6 (15.79%) Logistics
8 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (15.79%) Delphi
8 6 (15.79%) Groovy
9 5 (13.16%) Web Testing
9 5 (13.16%) Test Automation
9 5 (13.16%) Scala
9 5 (13.16%) Cucumber
9 5 (13.16%) BDD
9 5 (13.16%) Node.js
9 5 (13.16%) ISTQB

iSeries
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 2 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (5.26%) Infor M3
1 2 (5.26%) Movex
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) DB2
2 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Cucumber
1 5 (13.16%) HP UFT
1 5 (13.16%) Jenkins
1 5 (13.16%) JUnit
1 5 (13.16%) Protractor
1 5 (13.16%) Ranorex
1 5 (13.16%) Selenium
2 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.63%) Subversion
2 1 (2.63%) TortoiseSVN
2 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) AS400 Support
2 7 (18.42%) Technical Support
3 5 (13.16%) Architect
3 5 (13.16%) Automation Test Lead
3 5 (13.16%) Business Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Lead Architect
3 5 (13.16%) Test Architect
3 5 (13.16%) Test Automation Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) AS400 Operator
5 2 (5.26%) Data Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Developer
5 2 (5.26%) ERP Specialist
5 2 (5.26%) Exchange Support
6 1 (2.63%) AS400 Programmer
6 1 (2.63%) ERP Support
6 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Support
6 1 (2.63%) Master Data Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Migration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) .NET
1 5 (13.16%) Node.js
1 5 (13.16%) WPF
2 3 (7.89%) EDI
2 3 (7.89%) HTML
3 2 (5.26%) jQuery
4 1 (2.63%) CSS
4 1 (2.63%) Grails
4 1 (2.63%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 29 (76.32%) AS400
2 8 (21.05%) Data Centre
3 5 (13.16%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.26%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.26%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (36.84%) Windows
2 8 (21.05%) Windows 7
2 8 (21.05%) Windows Server
2 8 (21.05%) Windows Vista
2 8 (21.05%) Windows XP
3 7 (18.42%) OS/400
4 1 (2.63%) Unix
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) ITIL
1 8 (21.05%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (18.42%) Project Management
2 7 (18.42%) Virtual Environments
3 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (15.79%) Logistics
3 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (13.16%) BDD
4 5 (13.16%) Business Analysis
4 5 (13.16%) Functional Testing
4 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
4 5 (13.16%) TDD
4 5 (13.16%) Test Automation
4 5 (13.16%) Unit Testing
4 5 (13.16%) Web Testing
5 4 (10.53%) ERP
6 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.26%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 16 (42.11%) RPG
2 14 (36.84%) SQL
3 9 (23.68%) Java
4 7 (18.42%) C#
5 6 (15.79%) Delphi
5 6 (15.79%) Groovy
6 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
6 5 (13.16%) Scala
7 1 (2.63%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Degree
1 5 (13.16%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.63%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.63%) TickIT
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) IBM
2 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.26%) Infor
3 2 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (2.63%) HP
4 1 (2.63%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.63%) Micro Focus
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle