The table below looks at the prevalence of the term AS400 in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AS/400
Rank 129 116 96
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -20
Permanent jobs citing AS400 5 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.22% 0.51% 0.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.64% 1.56% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 12
Average salary £33,500 £28,250 £32,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.58% -12.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £26,039 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £36,700 £40,000 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,783 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +11.82%
AS400
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
777 707 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 33.48% 32.90% 27.24%
Number of salaries quoted 628 652 417
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

AS400
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing AS400 across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

AS400 Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

AS400
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing AS400 across the Birmingham region.

AS400 Salary Trend in Birmingham

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing AS400 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited AS400.

1 6 (50.00%) Finance
1 6 (50.00%) iSeries
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) Banking
4 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (25.00%) Degree
4 3 (25.00%) Base SAS
4 3 (25.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 3 (25.00%) Data Integration
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 3 (25.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (25.00%) OO
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 3 (25.00%) C
4 3 (25.00%) C#
4 3 (25.00%) Delphi
4 3 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) RPG
4 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (25.00%) ETL
4 3 (25.00%) SAS
4 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (16.67%) ERP
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing AS400 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited AS400. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (25.00%) Base SAS
1 3 (25.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 3 (25.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Programmer
3 3 (25.00%) Delphi Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Delphi Programmer
3 3 (25.00%) Delphi Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) ETL Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (16.67%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Service Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Manual Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
5 1 (8.33%) SAS Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Manual Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) iSeries
2 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (25.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) OO
1 3 (25.00%) ETL
1 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (16.67%) Change Control
2 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Data Security
2 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Test Management
3 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (8.33%) System Testing
3 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C
1 3 (25.00%) C#
1 3 (25.00%) Delphi
1 3 (25.00%) Java
1 3 (25.00%) RPG
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com