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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM AS/400
Rank 193 216 190
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -26
Permanent jobs citing AS400 49 19 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.83% 0.31% 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.35% 0.84% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 45 15 17
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -34.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £37,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £36,400
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +1.64%
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
2087 2272 2057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 35.43% 37.25% 39.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1659 1797 1747
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 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
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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
Gloucestershire +9 19 £40,000 +6.66%
Somerset +19 16 £40,000 +48.14%
Wiltshire - 9 £35,000 -
Bristol - 4 £42,000 -
Cornwall - 2 £23,000 -
AS400
England

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 28 (43.75%) RPG
2 24 (37.50%) iSeries
2 24 (37.50%) RPG IV
3 23 (35.94%) SQL
4 20 (31.25%) Finance
5 15 (23.44%) IBM
6 14 (21.88%) JavaScript
7 13 (20.31%) Windows
8 11 (17.19%) HTML
8 11 (17.19%) CSS
9 10 (15.63%) LPAR
10 8 (12.50%) SQL Server
10 8 (12.50%) Web Services
11 7 (10.94%) Management Information System
11 7 (10.94%) PRINCE2
11 7 (10.94%) SOA
11 7 (10.94%) SDLC
12 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (9.38%) DB2
12 6 (9.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (7.81%) Configuration Management
13 5 (7.81%) VMware
13 5 (7.81%) COBOL
13 5 (7.81%) Cisco
13 5 (7.81%) Windows 2000 Server
14 4 (6.25%) Ext JS
14 4 (6.25%) Oracle Service Bus
14 4 (6.25%) Synon Analyst Programmer
14 4 (6.25%) Data Centre

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 4 (6.25%) WebLogic
1 4 (6.25%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (4.69%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.13%) MS Project
2 2 (3.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.56%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.38%) DB2
3 4 (6.25%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Synon
General
1 20 (31.25%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Advertising
2 2 (3.13%) Publishing
2 2 (3.13%) Banking
2 2 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (31.25%) Analyst
2 15 (23.44%) Analyst Programmer
2 15 (23.44%) Programmer
2 15 (23.44%) AS400 Support
3 13 (20.31%) Developer
4 12 (18.75%) RPG Programmer
5 10 (15.63%) AS400 Developer
6 9 (14.06%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
6 9 (14.06%) RPG Analyst Programmer
7 8 (12.50%) Technical Support
8 7 (10.94%) Project Manager
9 5 (7.81%) Support Analyst
10 4 (6.25%) Architect
10 4 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (6.25%) AS400 Operator
11 3 (4.69%) Senior Java Developer
11 3 (4.69%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
11 3 (4.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 3 (4.69%) Senior Developer
11 3 (4.69%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.19%) HTML
1 11 (17.19%) CSS
2 8 (12.50%) Web Services
3 4 (6.25%) Ext JS
3 4 (6.25%) Synon Analyst Programmer
4 3 (4.69%) REST
4 3 (4.69%) SOAP
4 3 (4.69%) XML
4 3 (4.69%) XSD
4 3 (4.69%) WSDL
4 3 (4.69%) J2EE
5 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (37.50%) iSeries
2 10 (15.63%) LPAR
3 7 (10.94%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.25%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.13%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.31%) Windows
2 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (7.81%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (10.94%) PRINCE2
1 7 (10.94%) SOA
1 7 (10.94%) SDLC
2 5 (7.81%) Configuration Management
3 4 (6.25%) Project Management
3 4 (6.25%) High Availability
3 4 (6.25%) ITIL
3 4 (6.25%) ETL
4 3 (4.69%) OO
4 3 (4.69%) XML Parsing
5 2 (3.13%) Logical Data Model
5 2 (3.13%) ERP
5 2 (3.13%) Data Modelling
5 2 (3.13%) Software Engineering
5 2 (3.13%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (3.13%) Project Planning
5 2 (3.13%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.13%) Release Management
5 2 (3.13%) Time Management
6 1 (1.56%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 28 (43.75%) RPG
2 24 (37.50%) RPG IV
3 23 (35.94%) SQL
4 14 (21.88%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.81%) COBOL
6 3 (4.69%) Java
7 2 (3.13%) C
8 1 (1.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) Control-M
Vendors
1 15 (23.44%) IBM
2 5 (7.81%) Cisco
2 5 (7.81%) VMware
3 4 (6.25%) Oracle
3 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.13%) Twitter
5 1 (1.56%) Infor