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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM AS/400
Rank 82 76 78
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Permanent jobs citing AS400 16 24 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.27% 1.86% 1.05%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.22% 5.88% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2 19 10
Average salary £46,250 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.19% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,250 £36,400
% change year-on-year
+7.38% +2.33%
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
497 408 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 39.57% 31.60% 37.88%
Number of salaries quoted 345 316 331
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 3 July 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 +1 14 £45,000 +40.62%
Saffron Walden - 1 £47,500 -
AS400
East of England

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 69 (92.00%) SQL
2 50 (66.67%) Finance
3 38 (50.67%) COBOL
3 38 (50.67%) iSeries
4 28 (37.33%) Oracle
5 27 (36.00%) Microsoft
6 26 (34.67%) MS Excel
6 26 (34.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 25 (33.33%) MS Office
8 24 (32.00%) Windows
8 24 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
9 23 (30.67%) IBM
9 23 (30.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 21 (28.00%) Tivoli
10 21 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (26.67%) RPG
12 19 (25.33%) AIX
12 19 (25.33%) Linux
12 19 (25.33%) UNIX
12 19 (25.33%) NetApp
12 19 (25.33%) Citrix
12 19 (25.33%) SAN
12 19 (25.33%) BMC
12 19 (25.33%) Data ONTAP
13 17 (22.67%) Waterfall
13 17 (22.67%) VMware ESX
14 16 (21.33%) MS Access
14 16 (21.33%) Solaris
14 16 (21.33%) Client/Server
14 16 (21.33%) MS PowerPoint

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

Applications
1 26 (34.67%) MS Excel
2 25 (33.33%) MS Office
3 16 (21.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) AWD
Communications & Networking
1 19 (25.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.33%) MS Access
2 14 (18.67%) DB2
3 9 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (12.00%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (10.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (8.00%) TestDirector
2 3 (4.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.33%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.33%) XMLSpy
3 1 (1.33%) Selenium
3 1 (1.33%) WebDriver
General
1 50 (66.67%) Finance
2 7 (9.33%) Telecoms
2 7 (9.33%) Banking
3 2 (2.67%) Back Office
4 1 (1.33%) Legal
4 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (28.00%) Analyst
2 13 (17.33%) Technical Support
2 13 (17.33%) AS400 Support
3 12 (16.00%) Production Manager
3 12 (16.00%) Support Manager
3 12 (16.00%) Senior Manager
4 10 (13.33%) Storage Specialist
5 7 (9.33%) Test Analyst
6 5 (6.67%) COBOL Programmer
6 5 (6.67%) Programmer
6 5 (6.67%) Storage Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Capacity Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) COBOL Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
7 4 (5.33%) Analyst Programmer
7 4 (5.33%) Tester
8 3 (4.00%) Consultant
8 3 (4.00%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Migration Consultant
8 3 (4.00%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.00%) Flash
2 2 (2.67%) XML
3 1 (1.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (50.67%) iSeries
2 24 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (21.33%) Client/Server
4 4 (5.33%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 24 (32.00%) Windows
2 19 (25.33%) AIX
2 19 (25.33%) UNIX
2 19 (25.33%) Linux
2 19 (25.33%) Data ONTAP
3 16 (21.33%) Solaris
4 4 (5.33%) Windows 2000
5 3 (4.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (34.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 21 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (22.67%) Waterfall
4 13 (17.33%) Change Control
4 13 (17.33%) Performance Management
4 13 (17.33%) Configuration Management
5 12 (16.00%) Incident Management
6 9 (12.00%) ETL
6 9 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (10.67%) Migration
7 8 (10.67%) Data Migration
8 7 (9.33%) Data Mapping
9 6 (8.00%) Capacity Management
10 5 (6.67%) Test Automation
11 4 (5.33%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (5.33%) Test Scripting
12 3 (4.00%) Scrum
12 3 (4.00%) SDLC
13 2 (2.67%) Software Testing
14 1 (1.33%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 69 (92.00%) SQL
2 38 (50.67%) COBOL
3 20 (26.67%) RPG
4 1 (1.33%) C
4 1 (1.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (5.33%) ISEB
2 3 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.33%) SLA
2 7 (9.33%) QA
System Software
1 17 (22.67%) VMware ESX
2 4 (5.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 23 (30.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 21 (28.00%) Tivoli
3 10 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (4.00%) HP SIM
4 3 (4.00%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (2.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 28 (37.33%) Oracle
2 27 (36.00%) Microsoft
3 23 (30.67%) IBM
4 19 (25.33%) Citrix
4 19 (25.33%) BMC
4 19 (25.33%) NetApp
5 14 (18.67%) HP
6 9 (12.00%) Business Objects
6 9 (12.00%) SAP
7 3 (4.00%) SolarWinds