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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM AS/400
Rank 223 205 217
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +12
Permanent jobs citing AS400 11 22 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.18% 0.40% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.56% 1.03% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 5
Average salary £31,250 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £37,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,500 £37,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £31,250
% change year-on-year
- +28.00%
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
1951 2141 2089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 32.42% 38.84% 37.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1544 1747 1765
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +0.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £50,000 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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
(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 +4 5 £30,000 - 1
Gloucestershire -14 4 £47,500 +26.66%
Dorset - 1 £22,500 -
AS400
England

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 19 (63.33%) SQL
2 17 (56.67%) RPG
3 15 (50.00%) iSeries
4 14 (46.67%) RPG IV
5 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (36.67%) Windows
5 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (26.67%) Finance
6 8 (26.67%) Windows 2000 Server
6 8 (26.67%) LPAR
7 7 (23.33%) IBM
8 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 6 (20.00%) Data Extraction
9 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
9 5 (16.67%) COBOL
10 4 (13.33%) C#
10 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
10 4 (13.33%) .NET
10 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
11 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
12 2 (6.67%) Solaris
12 2 (6.67%) Linux
12 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (6.67%) Oracle
12 2 (6.67%) CSS
12 2 (6.67%) Web Services
12 2 (6.67%) XML
12 2 (6.67%) ITIL
12 2 (6.67%) UNIX

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Analyst
2 9 (30.00%) AS400 Developer
2 9 (30.00%) Developer
2 9 (30.00%) Support Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) AS400 Support
4 6 (20.00%) RPG Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Programmer
6 4 (13.33%) Analyst Programmer
6 4 (13.33%) Team Leader
6 4 (13.33%) Development Team Leader
7 1 (3.33%) RPG Programmer
7 1 (3.33%) Systems Manager
7 1 (3.33%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) AS400 Operator
7 1 (3.33%) IT Support
7 1 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
1 4 (13.33%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) CSS
2 2 (6.67%) Web Services
2 2 (6.67%) XML
2 2 (6.67%) HTML
2 2 (6.67%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (50.00%) iSeries
2 8 (26.67%) LPAR
3 6 (20.00%) Data Extraction
4 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 11 (36.67%) Windows
1 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (26.67%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (6.67%) Solaris
3 2 (6.67%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) UNIX
4 1 (3.33%) AIX
4 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (6.67%) ITIL
2 2 (6.67%) Process Management
2 2 (6.67%) Change Management
3 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 19 (63.33%) SQL
2 17 (56.67%) RPG
3 14 (46.67%) RPG IV
4 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (16.67%) COBOL
6 4 (13.33%) C#
7 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) IBM
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle