The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term AS400 in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AS/400
Rank 172 194 152
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -42
Permanent jobs citing AS400 25 8 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.51% 0.16% 0.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.03% 0.68% 3.63%
Number of salaries quoted 24 7 38
Average salary £37,500 £25,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.05% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,100 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,600 £27,700 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +5.47%
Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1232 1177 1131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.91% 23.50% 24.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1037 1006 935
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
AS400
England

AS400
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

AS400 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

AS400
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

AS400 Salary Trend in the West Midlands

AS400
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing AS400 across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

AS400 Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

AS400
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AS400 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +21 21 £40,000 +49.53%
Wolverhampton - 3 £35,000 -
Solihull - 1 £45,500 -
AS400
England

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the West 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 28 (70.00%) iSeries
2 20 (50.00%) RPG
3 14 (35.00%) IBM
4 11 (27.50%) Delphi
4 11 (27.50%) Finance
5 9 (22.50%) Java
6 8 (20.00%) Banking
7 7 (17.50%) Software Engineering
7 7 (17.50%) Mathematics
7 7 (17.50%) Computer Science
7 7 (17.50%) C
7 7 (17.50%) C#
7 7 (17.50%) OO
7 7 (17.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (17.50%) Degree
8 6 (15.00%) SQL
9 5 (12.50%) Manufacturing
10 4 (10.00%) Change Management
10 4 (10.00%) XML
11 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
11 3 (7.50%) FTP
11 3 (7.50%) QA
11 3 (7.50%) RPG IV
12 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (5.00%) Change Control
12 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
12 2 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
12 2 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
12 2 (5.00%) Retail
12 2 (5.00%) Advertising

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the West 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 (2.50%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Lawson
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (2.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) TestDirector
1 1 (2.50%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (2.50%) Selenium
General
1 11 (27.50%) Finance
2 8 (20.00%) Banking
3 5 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.00%) Retail
4 2 (5.00%) Advertising
5 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 27 (67.50%) Analyst
2 15 (37.50%) Programmer
3 11 (27.50%) Test Analyst
4 10 (25.00%) Developer
5 8 (20.00%) Analyst Programmer
6 7 (17.50%) Delphi Programmer
6 7 (17.50%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
6 7 (17.50%) Software Engineer
6 7 (17.50%) Support Analyst
6 7 (17.50%) Delphi Developer
6 7 (17.50%) Delphi Software Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Applications Support
7 3 (7.50%) RPG Programmer
7 3 (7.50%) RPG Analyst Programmer
7 3 (7.50%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Developer Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Field Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Business Analyst
9 1 (2.50%) Business Systems Analyst
9 1 (2.50%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) XML
2 2 (5.00%) J2EE
3 1 (2.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 28 (70.00%) iSeries
2 7 (17.50%) Mathematics
2 7 (17.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Windows NT
2 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.50%) OS/400
2 1 (2.50%) Windows 2000
2 1 (2.50%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.50%) Software Engineering
1 7 (17.50%) OO
1 7 (17.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (10.00%) Change Management
3 2 (5.00%) Change Control
3 2 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (5.00%) ITIL
4 1 (2.50%) Project Management
4 1 (2.50%) Scrum
4 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (2.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (2.50%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.50%) Waterfall
4 1 (2.50%) V-Model
4 1 (2.50%) Web Testing
4 1 (2.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (2.50%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (50.00%) RPG
2 11 (27.50%) Delphi
3 9 (22.50%) Java
4 7 (17.50%) C
4 7 (17.50%) C#
5 6 (15.00%) SQL
6 3 (7.50%) RPG IV
7 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) ISEB
2 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (35.00%) IBM
2 2 (5.00%) Business Objects
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle