The table below looks at the prevalence of the term AS400 in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AS/400
Rank 16 19 17
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing AS400 6 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 5.77% 1.92% 7.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.38% 6.45% 14.61%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 13
Average salary £52,000 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
AS400
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
39 31 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 37.50% 29.81% 49.17%
Number of salaries quoted 33 18 69
Average salary £49,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £25,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £68,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

AS400
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

AS400 Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

AS400
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

AS400 Salary Trend in the Midlands

AS400
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing AS400 across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

AS400 Salary Histogram in the Midlands

AS400
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 13 (100.00%) RPG
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 12 (92.31%) iSeries
3 8 (61.54%) WebSphere
3 8 (61.54%) High Availability
3 8 (61.54%) Performance Analysis
3 8 (61.54%) MQSeries
3 8 (61.54%) OS/400
3 8 (61.54%) IBM
3 8 (61.54%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (38.46%) FTP
4 5 (38.46%) COBOL
5 4 (30.77%) JD Edwards
6 1 (7.69%) EDI
6 1 (7.69%) SAP
6 1 (7.69%) RPG/400
6 1 (7.69%) RPG IV

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 8 (61.54%) MQSeries
1 8 (61.54%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) FTP
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 8 (61.54%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Technician
1 8 (61.54%) 3rd Line Support
1 8 (61.54%) 3rd Line Support Technician
1 8 (61.54%) Support Technician
2 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Analyst Programmer
2 5 (38.46%) Programmer
2 5 (38.46%) RPG Analyst Programmer
2 5 (38.46%) RPG Programmer
3 4 (30.77%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
3 4 (30.77%) AS400 Programmer
3 4 (30.77%) JDE Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (92.31%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (61.54%) High Availability
1 8 (61.54%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) RPG
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) COBOL
3 1 (7.69%) RPG IV
3 1 (7.69%) RPG/400
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) IBM
2 4 (30.77%) JD Edwards
3 1 (7.69%) SAP