Period
to 19 January 2021

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 19 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

IBM AS/400
UK
6 months to
19 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 710 844 957
Rank change year-on-year +134 +113 +66
Permanent jobs citing AS400 42 175 173
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.066% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.36% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 29 198 143
Median annual salary £40,000 £67,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.74% +68.75% -3.61%
10th Percentile £27,800 £31,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £135,000 £47,200
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - -

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 24,296 47,946 59,614
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.39% 38.52% 39.57%
Number of salaries quoted 18,963 37,231 46,025
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,256
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% - +4.65%

AS400
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for AS400 in the UK

AS400
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing AS400.

Salary trend for AS400 in the UK

AS400
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing AS400 over the 6 months to 19 January 2021.

Salary histogram for AS400 in the UK

AS400
Top 10 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 19 January 2021. 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 +144 35 £40,000 -40.74% 5
UK excluding London +144 33 £35,000 -12.50% 6
West Midlands +83 19 £35,000 -26.32%
Midlands +76 19 £35,000 -6.67%
South East +137 11 £65,000 +62.50% 2
Work from Home -90 6 £24,000 -80.00%
London +139 2 £75,000 -31.82% 1
East of England +106 1 £35,000 -6.04%
South West +76 1 £24,000 -43.53%
Wales +40 1 £25,000 -44.44% 2

For the 6 months to 19 January 2021, 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 24 (57.14%) iSeries
2 18 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 13 (30.95%) IBM
5 12 (28.57%) DB2
5 12 (28.57%) Finance
5 12 (28.57%) Degree
6 11 (26.19%) Computer Science
6 11 (26.19%) SQL
6 11 (26.19%) Azure
6 11 (26.19%) Dynamics 365
7 10 (23.81%) RPG
8 9 (21.43%) Windows
8 9 (21.43%) ERP
8 9 (21.43%) Migration
8 9 (21.43%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
9 7 (16.67%) SAP
9 7 (16.67%) Java
9 7 (16.67%) .NET
9 7 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (14.29%) Web Services
10 6 (14.29%) C#
10 6 (14.29%) CRM
10 6 (14.29%) ETL
10 6 (14.29%) Management Information System
10 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (14.29%) X++

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 4 (9.52%) CMS
1 4 (9.52%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (11.90%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (9.52%) Magento
3 2 (4.76%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 2 (4.76%) JDE OneWorld
4 1 (2.38%) Lawson
4 1 (2.38%) NetSuite
4 1 (2.38%) Sage 200
4 1 (2.38%) Sage 500
4 1 (2.38%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 11 (26.19%) Azure
1 11 (26.19%) Dynamics 365
2 6 (14.29%) Office 365
2 6 (14.29%) Power Platform
3 2 (4.76%) SaaS
4 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.38%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) FTP
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (2.38%) Network Security
2 1 (2.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 12 (28.57%) DB2
3 6 (14.29%) Power BI
4 2 (4.76%) DB2 UDB
4 2 (4.76%) QlikView
5 1 (2.38%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Selenium
2 4 (9.52%) SpecFlow
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (4.76%) Synon
4 1 (2.38%) JIRA
General
1 12 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Back Office
2 4 (9.52%) Digital Economy
2 4 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.14%) Retail
4 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.38%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Analyst
2 8 (19.05%) Developer
3 6 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Test Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) AS400 Developer
5 4 (9.52%) AS400 Support
5 4 (9.52%) Development Manager
5 4 (9.52%) IT Support
6 3 (7.14%) Analyst Programmer
6 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Programmer
6 3 (7.14%) RPG Analyst Programmer
6 3 (7.14%) RPG Programmer
6 3 (7.14%) Support Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Support Analyst Programmer
7 2 (4.76%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Business Manager
7 2 (4.76%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) SAP Support
7 2 (4.76%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) .NET
2 6 (14.29%) Web Services
3 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET
3 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 4 (9.52%) jQuery
3 4 (9.52%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (4.76%) JSON
4 2 (4.76%) REST
4 2 (4.76%) Visualforce
5 1 (2.38%) HTML
5 1 (2.38%) Middleware
5 1 (2.38%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 24 (57.14%) iSeries
2 9 (21.43%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 5 (11.90%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (11.90%) Mainframe
5 3 (7.14%) Driving Licence
6 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) Android
3 1 (2.38%) AIX
3 1 (2.38%) HPUX
3 1 (2.38%) Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Solaris
3 1 (2.38%) Unix
3 1 (2.38%) VMS
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) Computer Science
2 9 (21.43%) ERP
2 9 (21.43%) Migration
2 9 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (14.29%) CRM
4 6 (14.29%) ETL
5 5 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (11.90%) E-Commerce
5 5 (11.90%) Test Automation
5 5 (11.90%) Test Management
6 4 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (9.52%) DevOps
6 4 (9.52%) MVC
6 4 (9.52%) Proactive Management
6 4 (9.52%) Security Testing
6 4 (9.52%) Software Testing
6 4 (9.52%) Test Scripting
6 4 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.19%) SQL
2 10 (23.81%) RPG
3 7 (16.67%) Java
4 6 (14.29%) C#
4 6 (14.29%) X++
5 4 (9.52%) RPG III
5 4 (9.52%) RPG/400
6 3 (7.14%) Python
6 3 (7.14%) RPG IV
6 3 (7.14%) Scala
7 2 (4.76%) Apex Code
7 2 (4.76%) C
7 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.76%) SOQL
7 2 (4.76%) VBScript
8 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (28.57%) Degree
2 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (11.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (11.90%) ISTQB
3 5 (11.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.38%) ACCA
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.38%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) QA
2 4 (9.52%) GDPR
3 2 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 13 (30.95%) IBM
3 7 (16.67%) SAP
4 5 (11.90%) IFS
5 3 (7.14%) JD Edwards
5 3 (7.14%) JDA
5 3 (7.14%) Oracle
6 2 (4.76%) Cisco
6 2 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (4.76%) VMware
7 1 (2.38%) Epicor
7 1 (2.38%) hybris
7 1 (2.38%) NetApp
7 1 (2.38%) Sage
7 1 (2.38%) Veeam