The table below looks at the prevalence of the term AS400 in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AS/400
Rank 232 202 211
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +9
Permanent jobs citing AS400 10 31 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.15% 0.54% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.45% 1.40% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 9 19 12
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £41,400 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +21.21%
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 South West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2246 2214 2050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 34.07% 38.71% 36.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1743 1858 1725
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% -2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

AS400
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

AS400 Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

AS400
Salary Trend in the South West

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

AS400 Salary Trend in the South West

AS400
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing AS400 across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

AS400 Salary Histogram in the South West

AS400
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AS400 within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 November 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
(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
Somerset -14 7 £30,000 -6.25%
Gloucestershire -20 1 £37,000 -1.33%
Dorset - 1 £22,500 -
AS400
England

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 24 (63.16%) RPG
2 23 (60.53%) SQL
3 20 (52.63%) RPG IV
4 15 (39.47%) Finance
5 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
6 12 (31.58%) Windows
7 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (28.95%) iSeries
7 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (26.32%) CSS
8 10 (26.32%) HTML
9 8 (21.05%) Windows 2000 Server
9 8 (21.05%) LPAR
10 7 (18.42%) IBM
11 6 (15.79%) Data Extraction
11 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
11 6 (15.79%) Web Services
12 5 (13.16%) COBOL
12 5 (13.16%) Management Information System
13 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
13 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
13 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
14 3 (7.89%) Project Planning
14 3 (7.89%) Systems Analysis
14 3 (7.89%) Ext JS
15 2 (5.26%) Retail
15 2 (5.26%) Process Management
15 2 (5.26%) Change Management
15 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
15 2 (5.26%) Windows XP

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 (2.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) ADSL
1 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (39.47%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Analyst
2 16 (42.11%) Developer
2 16 (42.11%) AS400 Developer
3 13 (34.21%) RPG Developer
4 9 (23.68%) Programmer
4 9 (23.68%) Support Analyst
5 8 (21.05%) Analyst Programmer
6 7 (18.42%) AS400 Support
7 5 (13.16%) RPG Programmer
8 3 (7.89%) RPG Analyst Programmer
8 3 (7.89%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
9 2 (5.26%) IT Support
10 1 (2.63%) Systems Engineer
10 1 (2.63%) 3rd Line Support
10 1 (2.63%) Systems Manager
10 1 (2.63%) IT Support Analyst
10 1 (2.63%) Support Manager
10 1 (2.63%) IT Support Manager
10 1 (2.63%) AS400 Operator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (26.32%) HTML
1 10 (26.32%) CSS
2 6 (15.79%) Web Services
3 3 (7.89%) Ext JS
4 2 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) iSeries
2 8 (21.05%) LPAR
3 6 (15.79%) Data Extraction
4 5 (13.16%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.63%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) Windows
2 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (21.05%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (5.26%) UNIX
4 2 (5.26%) Solaris
4 2 (5.26%) Linux
4 2 (5.26%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.63%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
2 3 (7.89%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (7.89%) Project Planning
3 2 (5.26%) Process Management
3 2 (5.26%) Change Management
3 2 (5.26%) ITIL
3 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 24 (63.16%) RPG
2 23 (60.53%) SQL
3 20 (52.63%) RPG IV
4 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
5 5 (13.16%) COBOL
6 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Control-M
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) IBM
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) Retalix