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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AS/400
Rank - 5 34
Permanent jobs citing AS400 0 23 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands - 11.11% 1.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 31.94% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 23 1
Average salary - £50,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +122.22%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
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
23 72 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 17.97% 34.78% 23.81%
Number of salaries quoted 14 60 43
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,450 £40,000 £27,465
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 8 (66.67%) iSeries
2 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) RPG
4 3 (25.00%) ERP
4 3 (25.00%) IBM
4 3 (25.00%) RPG IV
5 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 1 (8.33%) SQL
6 1 (8.33%) VB
6 1 (8.33%) .NET
6 1 (8.33%) MS Office
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
6 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
6 1 (8.33%) MVC
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Support
3 3 (25.00%) AS400 Support
3 3 (25.00%) RPG Developer
3 3 (25.00%) AS400 Developer
4 2 (16.67%) AS400 Operator
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) VB Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) VB Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) iSeries
2 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (8.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) RPG
1 3 (25.00%) RPG IV
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VB
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft