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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

IBM AS/400
England / North West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 247 212 252
Rank change year-on-year -35 +40  
Permanent jobs citing AS400 25 24 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.36% 0.43% 0.094%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.90% 1.09% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 25 17 4
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -20.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2786 2195 2372
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 40.49% 39.62% 37.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2243 1890 1897
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,750 £57,500
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 26 June 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 - 19 £40,000 -
Manchester -34 5 £45,000 +28.57%
AS400
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 55 (98.21%) iSeries
2 48 (85.71%) RPG
3 41 (73.21%) SQL
3 41 (73.21%) ERP
4 40 (71.43%) IBM
5 32 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (57.14%) Waterfall
5 32 (57.14%) Unit Testing
5 32 (57.14%) SDLC
5 32 (57.14%) DB2
5 32 (57.14%) ITIL
6 20 (35.71%) Greenfield Project
7 16 (28.57%) RPG IV
8 9 (16.07%) HTML
8 9 (16.07%) Manufacturing
8 9 (16.07%) VB.NET
8 9 (16.07%) .NET
9 8 (14.29%) Apache
9 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
9 8 (14.29%) Mobile App
10 1 (1.79%) WebSphere

AS400
Co-occurring 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 8 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (57.14%) DB2
General
1 9 (16.07%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (62.50%) Programmer
1 35 (62.50%) RPG Programmer
2 27 (48.21%) Analyst
3 20 (35.71%) Applications Support
3 20 (35.71%) Senior Programmer
3 20 (35.71%) Senior RPG Programmer
4 15 (26.79%) Analyst Programmer
4 15 (26.79%) RPG Analyst Programmer
5 12 (21.43%) Applications Support Analyst
5 12 (21.43%) Support Analyst
6 8 (14.29%) Systems Support
7 1 (1.79%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
7 1 (1.79%) AS400 Programmer
7 1 (1.79%) Developer
7 1 (1.79%) SQL Analyst
7 1 (1.79%) SQL Programmer
7 1 (1.79%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.07%) .NET
1 9 (16.07%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 55 (98.21%) iSeries
2 20 (35.71%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (14.29%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (73.21%) ERP
2 32 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (57.14%) ITIL
2 32 (57.14%) SDLC
2 32 (57.14%) Unit Testing
2 32 (57.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 48 (85.71%) RPG
2 41 (73.21%) SQL
3 16 (28.57%) RPG IV
4 9 (16.07%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 40 (71.43%) IBM