The table below looks at the prevalence of the term AS400 in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM AS/400
Rank 71 62 85
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +23
Permanent jobs citing AS400 19 20 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.53% 1.81% 0.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.17% 5.80% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 0
Average salary £47,500 £31,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.22% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
AS400
East of England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
456 345 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 36.66% 31.25% 36.05%
Number of salaries quoted 333 263 319
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

AS400
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

AS400 Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

AS400
Salary Trend in Essex

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

AS400 Salary Trend in Essex

AS400
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AS400 within the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood +3 13 £45,000 -
Saffron Walden - 1 £47,500 -
AS400
East of England

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 41 (93.18%) SQL
2 22 (50.00%) COBOL
2 22 (50.00%) Finance
3 20 (45.45%) Client/Server
3 20 (45.45%) iSeries
4 18 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (36.36%) Oracle
6 15 (34.09%) MS Office
6 15 (34.09%) Windows
7 14 (31.82%) MS Excel
7 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
8 13 (29.55%) Linux
9 12 (27.27%) AIX
9 12 (27.27%) UNIX
9 12 (27.27%) NetApp
9 12 (27.27%) Tivoli
9 12 (27.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 12 (27.27%) Citrix
9 12 (27.27%) SAN
9 12 (27.27%) BMC
9 12 (27.27%) IBM
9 12 (27.27%) Data ONTAP
9 12 (27.27%) Waterfall
9 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (25.00%) Change Control
11 10 (22.73%) Incident Management
11 10 (22.73%) VMware ESX
12 9 (20.45%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (20.45%) SLA
12 9 (20.45%) Solaris

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 1 (2.27%) IIS
1 1 (2.27%) JBoss
1 1 (2.27%) Apache
1 1 (2.27%) GlassFish
Applications
1 15 (34.09%) MS Office
2 14 (31.82%) MS Excel
3 9 (20.45%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) MS Access
2 3 (6.82%) DB2
2 3 (6.82%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) TestDirector
2 2 (4.55%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.27%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.27%) XMLSpy
3 1 (2.27%) Subversion
3 1 (2.27%) Selenium
3 1 (2.27%) WebDriver
General
1 22 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Banking
2 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) Legal
4 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) Analyst
2 10 (22.73%) Support Manager
2 10 (22.73%) Senior Manager
2 10 (22.73%) Production Manager
3 8 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 7 (15.91%) Production Support Analyst
5 6 (13.64%) Storage Specialist
6 5 (11.36%) Storage Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Technical Support
7 3 (6.82%) AS400 Support
8 2 (4.55%) QA Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Tester
9 1 (2.27%) Capacity Management Analyst
9 1 (2.27%) Storage Analyst
9 1 (2.27%) Lead Programmer
9 1 (2.27%) Analyst Programmer
9 1 (2.27%) Programmer
9 1 (2.27%) Applications Support
9 1 (2.27%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (2.27%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.18%) Flash
2 2 (4.55%) SOAP
3 1 (2.27%) ODBC
3 1 (2.27%) EDI
3 1 (2.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (45.45%) Client/Server
1 20 (45.45%) iSeries
2 18 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.09%) Windows
2 13 (29.55%) Linux
3 12 (27.27%) Data ONTAP
3 12 (27.27%) AIX
3 12 (27.27%) UNIX
4 9 (20.45%) Solaris
5 3 (6.82%) HPUX
6 1 (2.27%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (27.27%) Waterfall
2 11 (25.00%) Change Control
3 10 (22.73%) Incident Management
4 9 (20.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (13.64%) Capacity Management
6 4 (9.09%) Test Automation
6 4 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (6.82%) SDLC
7 3 (6.82%) Scrum
7 3 (6.82%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.82%) ETL
7 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.82%) Test Scripting
7 3 (6.82%) Performance Management
7 3 (6.82%) Software Testing
8 2 (4.55%) PDM
8 2 (4.55%) ERP
9 1 (2.27%) Data Modelling
9 1 (2.27%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 41 (93.18%) SQL
2 22 (50.00%) COBOL
3 5 (11.36%) RPG
4 1 (2.27%) Java
4 1 (2.27%) VBA
4 1 (2.27%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (6.82%) ISEB
3 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.45%) SLA
2 5 (11.36%) QA
System Software
1 10 (22.73%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (27.27%) Tivoli
1 12 (27.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (36.36%) Oracle
2 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 12 (27.27%) Citrix
3 12 (27.27%) BMC
3 12 (27.27%) NetApp
3 12 (27.27%) IBM
4 3 (6.82%) HP
4 3 (6.82%) SAP
5 1 (2.27%) MKS
5 1 (2.27%) JDA