The table below looks at the prevalence of the term AS400 in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AS/400
Rank 245 215 241
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +26
Permanent jobs citing AS400 7 23 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.094% 0.34% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 1.27% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 7 23 8
Average salary £41,000 £45,000 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.88% +51.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £31,700 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
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 North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1891 1807 1943
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 25.42% 26.38% 26.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1470 1492 1655
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

AS400
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

AS400 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

AS400
Salary Trend in the North West

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

AS400 Salary Trend in the North West

AS400
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing AS400 across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

AS400 Salary Histogram in the North West

AS400
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AS400 within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
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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
Lancashire -4 4 £39,750 +41.96%
Merseyside +9 3 £55,000 +89.65%
AS400
England

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 10 (71.43%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (50.00%) RPG
3 6 (42.86%) Degree
3 6 (42.86%) iSeries
4 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
4 5 (35.71%) System Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Release Management
4 5 (35.71%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (35.71%) .NET
5 4 (28.57%) ERP
5 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
6 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
6 3 (21.43%) Business Objects
6 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (21.43%) BPR
6 3 (21.43%) Infor
7 2 (14.29%) Time Management
7 2 (14.29%) Information Assurance
7 2 (14.29%) RUP
7 2 (14.29%) Project Management
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 2 (14.29%) HP
7 2 (14.29%) Windows
7 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Security Testing
7 2 (14.29%) French Language
7 2 (14.29%) Italian Language
7 2 (14.29%) QA
8 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (7.14%) Firewall

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) ADSL
1 1 (7.14%) VoIP
1 1 (7.14%) DHCP
1 1 (7.14%) VPN
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) SSL
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) IPsec
1 1 (7.14%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 2 (14.29%) French Language
2 2 (14.29%) Italian Language
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Software Developer
1 4 (28.57%) Developer
1 4 (28.57%) Senior Developer
1 4 (28.57%) Senior Software Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Head of IT
2 3 (21.43%) Head of Infrastructure
3 2 (14.29%) Test Leader
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst Programmer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Programmer
3 2 (14.29%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Support Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Server Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) RPG Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) RPG Analyst Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
2 5 (35.71%) System Testing
2 5 (35.71%) Requirements Analysis
2 5 (35.71%) Release Management
3 4 (28.57%) ERP
4 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (21.43%) BPR
4 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Security Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) Time Management
5 2 (14.29%) Information Assurance
5 2 (14.29%) RUP
6 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) RPG
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (7.14%) Nagios
1 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (7.14%) BladeLogic
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
1 1 (7.14%) SCOM
1 1 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Business Objects
1 3 (21.43%) Infor
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Avaya
3 1 (7.14%) BMC
3 1 (7.14%) CA
3 1 (7.14%) Symantec
3 1 (7.14%) McAfee
3 1 (7.14%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Tripwire
3 1 (7.14%) WatchGuard
3 1 (7.14%) Draytek
3 1 (7.14%) Trend Micro
3 1 (7.14%) IBM