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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

IBM iSeries
England / West Midlands
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 206 219 207
Rank change year-on-year +13 -12  
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 4 22 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.083% 0.36% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% 0.98% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4 18 14
Median salary £38,750 £35,000 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.71% +21.73%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £22,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £36,500 £49,550
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 the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1674 2239 1676
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 34.94% 36.24% 33.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1298 1653 1426
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

iSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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
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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +20 2 £38,750 -6.06%
iSeries
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 9 (60.00%) IBM
2 7 (46.67%) AS400
2 7 (46.67%) RPG
3 6 (40.00%) Java
4 4 (26.67%) C#
4 4 (26.67%) Delphi
4 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle
4 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
4 4 (26.67%) OO
4 4 (26.67%) RAD
4 4 (26.67%) ATM
4 4 (26.67%) Retail
4 4 (26.67%) Subversion
4 4 (26.67%) Finance
4 4 (26.67%) Replication
4 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
4 4 (26.67%) TortoiseSVN
4 4 (26.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (20.00%) Presales
5 3 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (20.00%) ERP
5 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (20.00%) JD Edwards
6 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (13.33%) HTML
6 2 (13.33%) Linux
6 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (13.33%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (6.67%) JDE World
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) ATM
2 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (26.67%) Subversion
1 4 (26.67%) TortoiseSVN
1 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
1 4 (26.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Analyst
2 8 (53.33%) Support Analyst
3 7 (46.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (46.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Developer
4 2 (13.33%) JDE CNC Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Support
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Delphi Developer
5 1 (6.67%) JDE Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) AS400
2 4 (26.67%) Replication
3 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) OO
1 4 (26.67%) RAD
1 4 (26.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (20.00%) ERP
2 3 (20.00%) Presales
3 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Escalation Management
4 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) RPG
2 6 (40.00%) Java
3 4 (26.67%) C#
3 4 (26.67%) Delphi
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) R
4 1 (6.67%) RPG IV
4 1 (6.67%) RPG/400
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) IBM
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
3 3 (20.00%) JD Edwards
4 1 (6.67%) JDA
4 1 (6.67%) RedPrairie