The 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM AS/400
Rank 197 170 180
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +10
Permanent jobs citing AS400 11 21 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.22% 0.51% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.76% 1.66% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 9 21 13
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% +55.55%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
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 West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1452 1266 1383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 28.41% 30.79% 29.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1222 1030 1219
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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
Wolverhampton -1 5 £48,500 +38.57%
Coventry - 2 £23,375 -
Birmingham -30 1 £24,250 -22.40%
Dudley - 1 £24,250 -
Walsall - 1 £24,250 -
Worcestershire - 1 £47,500 -
AS400
England

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 9 (56.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (50.00%) Windows
3 7 (43.75%) VMware
4 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
4 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 6 (37.50%) iSeries
5 5 (31.25%) Office 365
5 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (31.25%) Cisco
5 5 (31.25%) IBM
5 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
6 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (25.00%) Oracle
6 4 (25.00%) ETL
6 4 (25.00%) SAS
6 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (25.00%) Data Security
6 4 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
6 4 (25.00%) Change Control
6 4 (25.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 4 (25.00%) Base SAS
6 4 (25.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 4 (25.00%) Data Integration
6 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (12.50%) Release Management
7 2 (12.50%) RPG IV
7 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
1 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (25.00%) Base SAS
1 4 (25.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 4 (25.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) ETL Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Operations Manager
2 4 (25.00%) IT Operations Manager
3 2 (12.50%) AS400 Support
3 2 (12.50%) RPG Developer
3 2 (12.50%) AS400 Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Support Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) IT Operations Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Data Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) iSeries
2 4 (25.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) ETL
2 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (25.00%) Change Control
2 4 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 4 (25.00%) Data Security
3 2 (12.50%) Change Management
3 2 (12.50%) Release Management
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) ERP
4 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) RPG
1 2 (12.50%) RPG IV
2 1 (6.25%) PHP
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) VMware
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (31.25%) Cisco
3 5 (31.25%) IBM
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle
5 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com