Period
to 24 October 2020

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 24 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

IBM AS/400
UK
6 months to
24 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 653 912 951
Rank change year-on-year +259 +39 -17
Permanent jobs citing AS400 36 167 192
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.074% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.31% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 27 150 181
Median annual salary £42,500 £44,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.49% +11.25% -
10th Percentile £29,900 £30,950 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £72,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% -2.50%

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 18,631 53,100 65,041
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.16% 38.90% 39.52%
Number of salaries quoted 15,010 40,117 49,773
Median annual salary £57,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £86,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +5.88%

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 24 October 2020.

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 24 October 2020. 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 +271 36 £42,500 -5.56% 2
UK excluding London +233 33 £40,000 - 2
Midlands +111 19 £35,000 -17.65% 2
West Midlands +107 19 £35,000 -36.36% 2
South East +189 10 £65,000 +62.50%
London +226 3 £62,500 -10.71%
Work from Home - 3 £42,500 -
North of England +164 2 £55,000 +10.00%
East of England +148 2 £42,500 +112.50%
North West +123 2 £55,000 +107.55%

For the 6 months to 24 October 2020, 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 22 (61.11%) iSeries
2 15 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 15 (41.67%) DB2
3 13 (36.11%) SQL
3 13 (36.11%) IBM
3 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
3 13 (36.11%) Finance
4 10 (27.78%) Degree
4 10 (27.78%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (25.00%) Dynamics 365
5 9 (25.00%) Azure
5 9 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 9 (25.00%) Windows
6 8 (22.22%) ERP
6 8 (22.22%) RPG
6 8 (22.22%) Java
7 7 (19.44%) .NET
7 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (19.44%) Migration
8 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
8 6 (16.67%) X++
8 6 (16.67%) ETL
8 6 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
8 6 (16.67%) Power Platform
8 6 (16.67%) Power BI
9 5 (13.89%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (13.89%) Office 365
9 5 (13.89%) Web Services

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 3 (8.33%) CMS
1 3 (8.33%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.78%) CICS
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (8.33%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (8.33%) Magento
2 2 (5.56%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 2 (5.56%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.00%) Azure
1 9 (25.00%) Dynamics 365
2 6 (16.67%) Power Platform
3 5 (13.89%) Office 365
4 2 (5.56%) AWS
5 1 (2.78%) GCP
5 1 (2.78%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) FTP
2 2 (5.56%) SAN
3 1 (2.78%) Internet
3 1 (2.78%) Intranet
3 1 (2.78%) LAN
3 1 (2.78%) PBX
3 1 (2.78%) SSL
3 1 (2.78%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.78%) VoIP
3 1 (2.78%) WAN
3 1 (2.78%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (41.67%) DB2
1 15 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.67%) Power BI
3 2 (5.56%) DB2 UDB
3 2 (5.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Selenium
1 3 (8.33%) SpecFlow
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 13 (36.11%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Back Office
2 3 (8.33%) Digital Economy
2 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) Developer
3 4 (11.11%) IT Support
4 3 (8.33%) Analyst Programmer
4 3 (8.33%) AS400 Support
4 3 (8.33%) Programmer
4 3 (8.33%) RPG Analyst Programmer
4 3 (8.33%) RPG Programmer
4 3 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Support Analyst Programmer
4 3 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Business Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Business Systems Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) RPG Developer
5 2 (5.56%) SAP Support
5 2 (5.56%) Systems Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) .NET
2 5 (13.89%) Web Services
3 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 3 (8.33%) jQuery
3 3 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (5.56%) JSON
4 2 (5.56%) REST
4 2 (5.56%) Visualforce
5 1 (2.78%) Middleware
5 1 (2.78%) Node.js
5 1 (2.78%) ODBC
5 1 (2.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 22 (61.11%) iSeries
2 9 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 5 (13.89%) Mainframe
5 4 (11.11%) Driving Licence
5 4 (11.11%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (5.56%) Replication
7 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
7 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
7 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Android
3 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.78%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Unix
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.78%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Problem-Solving
2 9 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 8 (22.22%) ERP
4 7 (19.44%) Migration
5 6 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (16.67%) ETL
6 5 (13.89%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (11.11%) CRM
7 4 (11.11%) ITIL
7 4 (11.11%) Proactive Management
8 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (8.33%) Change Control
8 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 3 (8.33%) MVC
8 3 (8.33%) Security Testing
8 3 (8.33%) Software Testing
8 3 (8.33%) Test Management
8 3 (8.33%) Test Scripting
8 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (36.11%) SQL
2 8 (22.22%) Java
2 8 (22.22%) RPG
3 6 (16.67%) X++
4 5 (13.89%) C#
5 4 (11.11%) RPG III
5 4 (11.11%) RPG/400
6 3 (8.33%) Python
6 3 (8.33%) Scala
7 2 (5.56%) Apex Code
7 2 (5.56%) C
7 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
7 2 (5.56%) RPG IV
7 2 (5.56%) SOQL
7 2 (5.56%) VBScript
8 1 (2.78%) C++
8 1 (2.78%) COBOL
8 1 (2.78%) JCL
8 1 (2.78%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Degree
2 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (8.33%) ISTQB
3 3 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.78%) MCDST
4 1 (2.78%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) GDPR
1 3 (8.33%) QA
2 2 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) PowerHA
1 2 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) IBM
1 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.89%) SAP
3 4 (11.11%) IFS
4 3 (8.33%) JDA
5 2 (5.56%) JD Edwards
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle
5 2 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.78%) Avaya
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco
6 1 (2.78%) Sybase