Period
to 20 January 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term AS400 in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited AS400 over the 6 months to 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

IBM AS/400
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 947 995 869
Rank change year-on-year +48 -126 -66
Permanent jobs citing AS400 171 185 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.26% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 139 142 281
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £47,050 £64,875 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

AS400 is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 62,584 70,139 70,005
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.84% 40.51% 39.54%
Number of salaries quoted 47,950 54,146 57,218
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -

AS400
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing AS400 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for AS400 in the UK

AS400
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for AS400 in the UK

AS400
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing AS400 over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Salary histogram for AS400 in the UK

AS400
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AS400 within the UK over the 6 months to 20 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +85 164 £40,000 - 8
UK excluding London +56 134 £40,000 - 7
Midlands +19 41 £37,500 +7.14% 5
London +63 36 £46,500 +3.33% 2
West Midlands +34 28 £35,000 - 4
South West +30 28 £40,000 -
East of England +53 25 £40,000 +16.79% 1
South East +27 19 £26,500 -41.11%
North of England +21 15 £36,000 -6.49%
East Midlands +19 13 £40,000 +2.56% 1
North West +36 8 £35,000 -
Yorkshire +7 7 £37,500 -2.60%
Scotland +5 5 £31,500 -30.00% 1
Wales +4 1 £42,500 +6.25%

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, IT jobs citing AS400 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for AS400.

1 93 (54.39%) RPG
2 83 (48.54%) iSeries
3 82 (47.95%) SQL
4 55 (32.16%) IBM
5 44 (25.73%) RPG IV
6 43 (25.15%) Windows
7 41 (23.98%) Microsoft
8 33 (19.30%) Java
9 30 (17.54%) ERP
9 30 (17.54%) Finance
10 26 (15.20%) DB2
10 26 (15.20%) Mentoring
11 25 (14.62%) SDLC
12 24 (14.04%) WebSphere
13 22 (12.87%) ITIL
14 21 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (9.94%) Retail
15 17 (9.94%) Windows Server 2012
16 15 (8.77%) Regression Testing
16 15 (8.77%) Manual Testing
16 15 (8.77%) QA
17 14 (8.19%) Software Testing
17 14 (8.19%) Test Scripting
17 14 (8.19%) Test Automation
17 14 (8.19%) Waterfall
17 14 (8.19%) Mobile App
17 14 (8.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 14 (8.19%) ISEB
17 14 (8.19%) Analytical Skills
17 14 (8.19%) Self-Motivation

AS400
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 24 (14.04%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.17%) GroupWise
2 2 (1.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (7.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (4.09%) PRMS
2 3 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.75%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.58%) BPCS
3 1 (0.58%) JDE World
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.85%) TCP/IP
2 9 (5.26%) VoIP
3 8 (4.68%) NAS
4 7 (4.09%) DHCP
5 6 (3.51%) DNS
6 2 (1.17%) Firewall
6 2 (1.17%) Internet
7 1 (0.58%) FTP
7 1 (0.58%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.58%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (15.20%) DB2
2 8 (4.68%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.34%) MySQL
3 4 (2.34%) Power BI
3 4 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.17%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.58%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (2.34%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.58%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.58%) Hudson
2 1 (0.58%) JMeter
2 1 (0.58%) Selenium
2 1 (0.58%) Synon
General
1 30 (17.54%) Finance
2 17 (9.94%) Retail
3 8 (4.68%) Manufacturing
4 7 (4.09%) General Ledger
4 7 (4.09%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.92%) Billing
6 4 (2.34%) Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (45.03%) Developer
2 66 (38.60%) RPG Developer
3 45 (26.32%) AS400 Developer
4 40 (23.39%) Analyst
5 26 (15.20%) SQL Developer
6 19 (11.11%) Service Analyst
7 16 (9.36%) Analyst Programmer
7 16 (9.36%) Programmer
8 13 (7.60%) Financial Analyst
8 13 (7.60%) RPG Analyst Programmer
8 13 (7.60%) RPG Programmer
8 13 (7.60%) Senior Analyst
8 13 (7.60%) Test Analyst
9 12 (7.02%) Lead Test Analyst
9 12 (7.02%) Team Leader
9 12 (7.02%) Test Leader
10 10 (5.85%) AS400 Support
10 10 (5.85%) Support Technician
10 10 (5.85%) Technical Support
11 9 (5.26%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.43%) HTML
2 10 (5.85%) CSS
3 8 (4.68%) EDI
4 7 (4.09%) Middleware
5 5 (2.92%) .NET
5 5 (2.92%) Web Services
6 4 (2.34%) jQuery
7 2 (1.17%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.17%) CSS3
7 2 (1.17%) HTML5
7 2 (1.17%) JSF
7 2 (1.17%) Smarty
Miscellaneous
1 83 (48.54%) iSeries
2 14 (8.19%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.19%) Mobile App
2 14 (8.19%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (6.43%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.34%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.34%) User Experience
5 2 (1.17%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.17%) NHS
5 2 (1.17%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.58%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.58%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.58%) iPad
6 1 (0.58%) iPhone
6 1 (0.58%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.58%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 43 (25.15%) Windows
2 17 (9.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (7.60%) Linux
4 11 (6.43%) Windows 7
5 10 (5.85%) Windows Server
6 9 (5.26%) Windows 8
6 9 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.92%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.75%) AIX
9 2 (1.17%) Android
9 2 (1.17%) Unix
10 1 (0.58%) HPUX
10 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (17.54%) ERP
2 26 (15.20%) Mentoring
3 25 (14.62%) SDLC
4 22 (12.87%) ITIL
5 21 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (8.77%) Manual Testing
6 15 (8.77%) Regression Testing
7 14 (8.19%) Software Testing
7 14 (8.19%) Test Automation
7 14 (8.19%) Test Scripting
7 14 (8.19%) Waterfall
8 13 (7.60%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (6.43%) ETL
9 11 (6.43%) High Availability
10 10 (5.85%) Incident Management
10 10 (5.85%) Service Management
11 9 (5.26%) Coaching
11 9 (5.26%) ITSM
11 9 (5.26%) Server Patching
12 8 (4.68%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 93 (54.39%) RPG
2 82 (47.95%) SQL
3 44 (25.73%) RPG IV
4 33 (19.30%) Java
5 9 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 9 (5.26%) RPG/400
6 7 (4.09%) VB
7 4 (2.34%) C#
7 4 (2.34%) PHP
7 4 (2.34%) RPG III
7 4 (2.34%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.34%) VBA
8 2 (1.17%) C++
9 1 (0.58%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (8.19%) ISEB
1 14 (8.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 11 (6.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (5.26%) MCSA
4 6 (3.51%) Degree
5 5 (2.92%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.17%) CCNA
6 2 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.17%) MCSE
6 2 (1.17%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.58%) CCENT
7 1 (0.58%) CISM
7 1 (0.58%) CISSP
7 1 (0.58%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.58%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.58%) MCP
7 1 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.77%) QA
2 2 (1.17%) PMO
2 2 (1.17%) SLA
3 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (6.43%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.17%) BitLocker
3 2 (1.17%) Firmware
4 1 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (1.17%) HP SiteScope
1 2 (1.17%) XenMobile
2 1 (0.58%) SCCM
2 1 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 55 (32.16%) IBM
2 41 (23.98%) Microsoft
3 12 (7.02%) JD Edwards
4 11 (6.43%) Ivanti
5 7 (4.09%) Infor
5 7 (4.09%) VMware
6 5 (2.92%) Citrix
6 5 (2.92%) Oracle
7 3 (1.75%) HP
8 2 (1.17%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.17%) Dynatrace
8 2 (1.17%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.58%) Calypso
9 1 (0.58%) DataCash
9 1 (0.58%) Dell
9 1 (0.58%) Epicor
9 1 (0.58%) Hitachi
9 1 (0.58%) MobileIron
9 1 (0.58%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.58%) Sun