Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited iSeries over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

IBM iSeries
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 304 304 291
Rank change year-on-year 0 -13 +22
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 24 28 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.24% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.63% 0.67% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 24 25 28
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £27,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +57.41% -32.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,500 £25,875
90th Percentile £75,000 £48,750 £45,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -2.44%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3789 4200 3471
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 37.26% 36.57% 32.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3003 3095 2774
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,826 £23,000 £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 West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for iSeries in the West Midlands

iSeries
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for iSeries in the West Midlands

iSeries
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing iSeries in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for iSeries in the West Midlands

iSeries
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 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
Birmingham +24 14 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Coventry -5 10 £25,000 -3.85%
iSeries
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 16 (66.67%) AS400
2 15 (62.50%) RPG
3 14 (58.33%) IBM
4 13 (54.17%) Windows
5 9 (37.50%) SQL
6 8 (33.33%) ITIL
6 8 (33.33%) Windows XP
6 8 (33.33%) Windows Vista
6 8 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 8 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
6 8 (33.33%) Data Centre
6 8 (33.33%) Windows Server
7 7 (29.17%) Virtual Environments
7 7 (29.17%) OS/400
7 7 (29.17%) Java
7 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
7 7 (29.17%) Project Management
8 6 (25.00%) C#
8 6 (25.00%) Delphi
8 6 (25.00%) Groovy
9 5 (20.83%) Web Testing
9 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
9 5 (20.83%) Scala
9 5 (20.83%) Cucumber
9 5 (20.83%) BDD
9 5 (20.83%) Node.js
9 5 (20.83%) Functional Testing
9 5 (20.83%) Jenkins
9 5 (20.83%) Mobile App
9 5 (20.83%) Ranorex

iSeries
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) DB2
2 1 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Cucumber
1 5 (20.83%) HP UFT
1 5 (20.83%) Jenkins
1 5 (20.83%) JUnit
1 5 (20.83%) Protractor
1 5 (20.83%) Ranorex
1 5 (20.83%) Selenium
2 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) Subversion
2 1 (4.17%) TortoiseSVN
2 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) AS400 Support
1 7 (29.17%) Technical Support
2 5 (20.83%) Architect
2 5 (20.83%) Automation Test Lead
2 5 (20.83%) Lead Architect
2 5 (20.83%) Test Architect
2 5 (20.83%) Test Automation Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) AS400 Operator
5 1 (4.17%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) AS400 Programmer
5 1 (4.17%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Data Migration Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Delphi Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Migration Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Programmer
5 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) .NET
1 5 (20.83%) Node.js
1 5 (20.83%) WPF
2 1 (4.17%) EDI
2 1 (4.17%) Grails
2 1 (4.17%) jQuery
2 1 (4.17%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 16 (66.67%) AS400
2 8 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 5 (20.83%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (54.17%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 8 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 8 (33.33%) Windows Vista
2 8 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 7 (29.17%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) ITIL
1 8 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (29.17%) Project Management
2 7 (29.17%) Virtual Environments
3 5 (20.83%) BDD
3 5 (20.83%) Functional Testing
3 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
3 5 (20.83%) TDD
3 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
3 5 (20.83%) Unit Testing
3 5 (20.83%) Web Testing
4 2 (8.33%) ERP
5 1 (4.17%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.17%) ETL
5 1 (4.17%) Integration Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Migration
5 1 (4.17%) OO
5 1 (4.17%) RAD
5 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) RPG
2 9 (37.50%) SQL
3 7 (29.17%) Java
4 6 (25.00%) C#
4 6 (25.00%) Delphi
4 6 (25.00%) Groovy
5 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
5 5 (20.83%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Degree
1 5 (20.83%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) IBM
2 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) JD Edwards