The table below looks at the prevalence of the term AS400 in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM AS/400
England / North West
Rank 222 214 239
Rank change year-on-year -8 +25  
Permanent jobs citing AS400 32 24 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.52% 0.42% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.29% 1.09% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 32 20 12
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% -5.88%  

AS400 is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2477 2211 2333
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 40.30% 38.91% 35.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1991 1802 1870
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

AS400
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing AS400 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for AS400 in the North West

AS400
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for AS400 in the North West

AS400
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AS400 within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire - 13 £40,000 -
Manchester -16 4 £45,000 -
AS400
England

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing AS400 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for AS400.

1 64 (100.00%) iSeries
2 46 (71.88%) RPG
3 39 (60.94%) SQL
4 35 (54.69%) ERP
5 34 (53.13%) SDLC
5 34 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (46.88%) IBM
7 27 (42.19%) ITIL
8 26 (40.63%) DB2
8 26 (40.63%) Unit Testing
8 26 (40.63%) Waterfall
9 20 (31.25%) RPG IV
10 17 (26.56%) Finance
11 12 (18.75%) HTML
11 12 (18.75%) .NET
12 8 (12.50%) Manufacturing
12 8 (12.50%) Advertising
12 8 (12.50%) Microsoft
12 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (12.50%) Mainframe
12 8 (12.50%) C#
12 8 (12.50%) RDBMS
12 8 (12.50%) SQL Server
12 8 (12.50%) JavaScript
12 8 (12.50%) VB
12 8 (12.50%) Windows
12 8 (12.50%) ASP.NET
12 8 (12.50%) CSS
12 8 (12.50%) SOAP
12 8 (12.50%) Web Services

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.25%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (40.63%) DB2
2 8 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 8 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 8 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 17 (26.56%) Finance
2 8 (12.50%) Advertising
2 8 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 44 (68.75%) Analyst
2 38 (59.38%) Programmer
3 30 (46.88%) RPG Programmer
4 28 (43.75%) Analyst Programmer
5 25 (39.06%) Applications Support
6 20 (31.25%) RPG Analyst Programmer
7 16 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
7 16 (25.00%) Support Analyst
8 10 (15.63%) Senior Programmer
8 10 (15.63%) Senior RPG Programmer
9 9 (14.06%) Systems Support
10 8 (12.50%) .NET Analyst Programmer
10 8 (12.50%) .NET Programmer
10 8 (12.50%) C# Programmer
10 8 (12.50%) VB Analyst Programmer
10 8 (12.50%) VB Programmer
10 8 (12.50%) VB6 Analyst Programmer
10 8 (12.50%) VB6 Programmer
11 1 (1.56%) Billing Support
11 1 (1.56%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.75%) .NET
1 12 (18.75%) HTML
2 8 (12.50%) Ajax
2 8 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 8 (12.50%) CSS
2 8 (12.50%) RESTful
2 8 (12.50%) SOAP
2 8 (12.50%) WCF
2 8 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 64 (100.00%) iSeries
2 8 (12.50%) Mainframe
3 4 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (54.69%) ERP
2 34 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (53.13%) SDLC
3 27 (42.19%) ITIL
4 26 (40.63%) Unit Testing
4 26 (40.63%) Waterfall
5 1 (1.56%) Analytics
5 1 (1.56%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (71.88%) RPG
2 39 (60.94%) SQL
3 20 (31.25%) RPG IV
4 8 (12.50%) C#
4 8 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 8 (12.50%) VB
4 8 (12.50%) VB6
5 4 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 30 (46.88%) IBM
2 8 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.56%) BT