The table below looks at the prevalence of the term AS400 in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM AS/400
England / South West
Rank 226 233 227
Rank change year-on-year +7 -6  
Permanent jobs citing AS400 12 20 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.24% 0.34% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.69% 0.88% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 7 17 11
Median salary £32,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.52% -  
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 South West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1737 2270 1929
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 34.15% 38.63% 32.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1411 1721 1512
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

AS400
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South 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 South West

AS400
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for AS400 in the South West

AS400
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AS400 within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 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
Devon - 7 £32,500 -
Wiltshire +16 2 £35,000 -17.15%
Somerset -13 2 £41,500 -7.77%
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
AS400
England

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 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 South West region with a requirement for AS400.

1 30 (76.92%) RPG
2 29 (74.36%) SQL
3 19 (48.72%) Finance
4 18 (46.15%) HTML
5 17 (43.59%) SAP
6 15 (38.46%) ERP
7 14 (35.90%) iSeries
7 14 (35.90%) RPG IV
8 13 (33.33%) DB2
9 12 (30.77%) System Testing
10 11 (28.21%) RPG III
10 11 (28.21%) IFS
10 11 (28.21%) JavaScript
10 11 (28.21%) FTP
11 9 (23.08%) XML
11 9 (23.08%) Manufacturing
11 9 (23.08%) SDLC
12 8 (20.51%) Infor
12 8 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (20.51%) OS/400
13 7 (17.95%) VMware
13 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (17.95%) Windows
13 7 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (17.95%) SAP ERP
13 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (17.95%) Windows Server
14 6 (15.38%) Mentoring
14 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
14 6 (15.38%) MS Office

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 5 (12.82%) IBM Domino
2 1 (2.56%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MS Office
2 5 (12.82%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (17.95%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.21%) FTP
2 5 (12.82%) Firewall
2 5 (12.82%) MPLS
2 5 (12.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (48.72%) Finance
2 9 (23.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) Development Manager
2 13 (33.33%) Developer
3 12 (30.77%) AS400 Developer
3 12 (30.77%) RPG Developer
4 7 (17.95%) IT Manager
4 7 (17.95%) Systems Manager
5 2 (5.13%) SAP Development Manager
5 2 (5.13%) SAP Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Development Project Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Development Team Leader
6 1 (2.56%) Java Development Team Leader
6 1 (2.56%) Java Team Leader
6 1 (2.56%) Lead Project Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Programmer
6 1 (2.56%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.56%) RPG Programmer
6 1 (2.56%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (46.15%) HTML
2 9 (23.08%) XML
3 2 (5.13%) CSS
4 1 (2.56%) .NET
4 1 (2.56%) ADO
4 1 (2.56%) COM+
4 1 (2.56%) DCOM
4 1 (2.56%) DHTML
4 1 (2.56%) MFC
4 1 (2.56%) ODBC
4 1 (2.56%) RESTful
4 1 (2.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.90%) iSeries
2 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.56%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.56%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) OS/400
2 7 (17.95%) Windows
2 7 (17.95%) Windows Server
2 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) ERP
2 12 (30.77%) System Testing
3 9 (23.08%) SDLC
4 8 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (15.38%) Mentoring
6 5 (12.82%) Contingency Planning
6 5 (12.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (12.82%) ITIL
6 5 (12.82%) People Management
7 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.13%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (5.13%) Data Extraction
8 1 (2.56%) Change Control
8 1 (2.56%) Coaching
8 1 (2.56%) Logistics
8 1 (2.56%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (2.56%) Stress Testing
8 1 (2.56%) Time Management
8 1 (2.56%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 30 (76.92%) RPG
2 29 (74.36%) SQL
3 14 (35.90%) RPG IV
4 11 (28.21%) JavaScript
4 11 (28.21%) RPG III
5 1 (2.56%) COBOL
5 1 (2.56%) Java
5 1 (2.56%) PHP
5 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (12.82%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) SAP
2 11 (28.21%) IFS
3 8 (20.51%) Infor
4 7 (17.95%) VMware
5 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 5 (12.82%) Avaya
6 5 (12.82%) Cisco
6 5 (12.82%) Dell
6 5 (12.82%) HP
6 5 (12.82%) Lotus
6 5 (12.82%) NETGEAR
6 5 (12.82%) Riverbed
6 5 (12.82%) SonicWALL
6 5 (12.82%) Sophos
6 5 (12.82%) Veeam
7 4 (10.26%) IBM