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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AS/400
Rank 198 188 178
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Permanent jobs citing AS400 11 24 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.43% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.89% 1.53% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 9 22 22
Average salary £33,000 £30,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £22,148 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £39,350 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1235 1564 1221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.99% 28.16% 24.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1020 1326 1061
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
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 29 July 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
Birmingham -4 4 £30,750 +2.50%
Coventry - 3 £35,000 -
Warwickshire +12 2 £33,000 +83.33%
AS400
England

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 25 (78.13%) iSeries
2 13 (40.63%) IBM
3 11 (34.38%) Finance
4 9 (28.13%) RPG
5 8 (25.00%) Delphi
6 7 (21.88%) Degree
6 7 (21.88%) Software Engineering
6 7 (21.88%) Mathematics
6 7 (21.88%) Computer Science
6 7 (21.88%) Banking
6 7 (21.88%) Java
6 7 (21.88%) C
6 7 (21.88%) C#
6 7 (21.88%) OO
7 6 (18.75%) Windows
8 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
9 4 (12.50%) Change Management
10 3 (9.38%) SQL
10 3 (9.38%) ITIL
10 3 (9.38%) ERP
10 3 (9.38%) ISEB
10 3 (9.38%) Integration Testing
11 2 (6.25%) Test Management
11 2 (6.25%) Test Scripting
11 2 (6.25%) IBM Mainframe
11 2 (6.25%) System Testing
11 2 (6.25%) Automated Testing
11 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
11 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 2 (6.25%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.13%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) WAN
1 2 (6.25%) FTP
1 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.13%) Base SAS
2 1 (3.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (3.13%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 7 (21.88%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Advertising
4 1 (3.13%) Front Office
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (62.50%) Analyst
2 10 (31.25%) Test Analyst
3 8 (25.00%) Programmer
3 8 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 8 (25.00%) Developer
4 7 (21.88%) Delphi Software Engineer
4 7 (21.88%) Software Engineer
4 7 (21.88%) Delphi Developer
4 7 (21.88%) Delphi Programmer
5 2 (6.25%) Computer Operator
5 2 (6.25%) Manual Test Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Team Leader
5 2 (6.25%) Support Team Leader
5 2 (6.25%) Tester
5 2 (6.25%) Manual Tester
5 2 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (6.25%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (78.13%) iSeries
2 7 (21.88%) Mathematics
2 7 (21.88%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.25%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (6.25%) Mainframe
3 2 (6.25%) Replication
4 1 (3.13%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
2 2 (6.25%) OS/400
2 2 (6.25%) MVS
2 2 (6.25%) i5/OS
2 2 (6.25%) UNIX
2 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) OO
1 7 (21.88%) Software Engineering
2 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (12.50%) Change Management
4 3 (9.38%) ERP
4 3 (9.38%) Integration Testing
4 3 (9.38%) ITIL
5 2 (6.25%) Test Management
5 2 (6.25%) Test Scripting
5 2 (6.25%) System Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Change Control
5 2 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Migration
5 2 (6.25%) Automated Testing
6 1 (3.13%) ETL
6 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.13%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) RPG
2 8 (25.00%) Delphi
3 7 (21.88%) Java
3 7 (21.88%) C
3 7 (21.88%) C#
4 3 (9.38%) SQL
5 1 (3.13%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) ISEB
3 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Tivoli
1 2 (6.25%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (6.25%) Control-M
1 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) IBM
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Intel
2 2 (6.25%) BMC
2 2 (6.25%) Lotus
2 2 (6.25%) Remedy
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle