Period
to 22 August 2017

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 22 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

IBM AS/400
UK
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 894 870 808
Rank change year-on-year -24 -62 +120
Permanent jobs citing AS400 294 379 527
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.19% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 0.46% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 226 337 420
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,800 £25,000
90th Percentile £51,250 £49,050 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual 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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 75473 82073 89905
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.87% 41.65% 41.22%
Number of salaries quoted 57350 67133 71645
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 22 August 2017.

Salary histogram for AS400 in the UK

AS400
Top 15 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 22 August 2017. 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 +3 274 £40,000 - 10
UK excluding London -34 233 £40,000 - 8
South East +45 66 £35,000 -12.50% 2
North of England -23 57 £40,000 - 1
London +42 56 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Midlands +30 44 £38,250 +41.67% 5
North West -34 37 £40,000 -
South West -9 28 £40,000 -5.88%
West Midlands +11 24 £40,000 +53.85% 5
East of England -22 23 £35,000 -12.50%
East Midlands +33 20 £38,000 +12.59%
Yorkshire +19 19 £38,500 -23.00% 1
Scotland +17 14 £36,500 +58.70%
Wales -20 1 £47,500 +15.85%
North East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 with a requirement for AS400.

1 178 (60.54%) RPG
2 127 (43.20%) SQL
3 116 (39.46%) iSeries
4 104 (35.37%) RPG IV
5 101 (34.35%) IBM
6 72 (24.49%) ERP
7 69 (23.47%) Windows
8 61 (20.75%) Finance
9 57 (19.39%) SDLC
10 43 (14.63%) DB2
11 42 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
11 42 (14.29%) ITIL
11 42 (14.29%) Microsoft
12 41 (13.95%) HTML
13 38 (12.93%) JavaScript
14 37 (12.59%) Unit Testing
15 36 (12.24%) Linux
16 34 (11.56%) Business Intelligence
17 31 (10.54%) Unix
17 31 (10.54%) SQL Server
18 30 (10.20%) Microsoft Office
18 30 (10.20%) Windows Server
19 29 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
19 29 (9.86%) EDI
20 28 (9.52%) Banking
21 27 (9.18%) Waterfall
22 26 (8.84%) CSS
23 23 (7.82%) Oracle
24 22 (7.48%) Java
24 22 (7.48%) JD Edwards

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 15 (5.10%) IBM Notes
2 12 (4.08%) WebSphere
3 11 (3.74%) WebSphere Application Server
4 10 (3.40%) Apache
4 10 (3.40%) Oracle Application Server
4 10 (3.40%) WebLogic
5 9 (3.06%) Oracle UPK
6 8 (2.72%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.70%) IBM Domino
8 4 (1.36%) FileNet
8 4 (1.36%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.02%) CMS
9 3 (1.02%) MS Exchange
9 3 (1.02%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.68%) IIS
10 2 (0.68%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.68%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 30 (10.20%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (6.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (5.10%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (1.36%) SOLIDWORKS
6 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 17 (5.78%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (3.74%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 10 (3.40%) Misys Equation
4 5 (1.70%) Infor M3
5 3 (1.02%) Movex
6 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.34%) JDE OneWorld
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.34%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.36%) IBM Blueworks
1 4 (1.36%) Office 365
2 3 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.34%) G Suite
3 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.06%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.38%) Firewall
3 6 (2.04%) VPN
4 4 (1.36%) MPLS
5 3 (1.02%) Internet
5 3 (1.02%) Intranet
5 3 (1.02%) SAN
5 3 (1.02%) Skype
6 2 (0.68%) DHCP
6 2 (0.68%) DNS
6 2 (0.68%) FTP
6 2 (0.68%) LAN
6 2 (0.68%) WAN
7 1 (0.34%) LDAP
7 1 (0.34%) PBX
7 1 (0.34%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.34%) SMTP
7 1 (0.34%) VoIP
7 1 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.34%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (14.63%) DB2
2 31 (10.54%) SQL Server
3 17 (5.78%) MySQL
4 13 (4.42%) Pentaho
5 9 (3.06%) DB2 UDB
6 8 (2.72%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.36%) Big Data
8 4 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.02%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.68%) Power BI
10 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.34%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 1 (0.34%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.34%) SAP HANA
11 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.34%) UniData
Development Applications
1 3 (1.02%) JIRA
1 3 (1.02%) Selenium
2 2 (0.68%) Hudson
2 2 (0.68%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.68%) Mercurial
2 2 (0.68%) NUnit
2 2 (0.68%) Selenium IDE
2 2 (0.68%) SpecFlow
2 2 (0.68%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.34%) JMeter
General
1 61 (20.75%) Finance
2 28 (9.52%) Banking
3 19 (6.46%) Manufacturing
3 19 (6.46%) Retail
4 15 (5.10%) Front Office
5 9 (3.06%) Legal
6 8 (2.72%) Back Office
6 8 (2.72%) Marketing
6 8 (2.72%) Retail Banking
7 5 (1.70%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.36%) Cantonese Language
9 3 (1.02%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 101 (34.35%) Developer
2 94 (31.97%) AS400 Developer
3 91 (30.95%) RPG Developer
4 85 (28.91%) Analyst
5 46 (15.65%) Programmer
6 43 (14.63%) RPG Programmer
7 33 (11.22%) Support Analyst
8 32 (10.88%) Analyst Programmer
9 29 (9.86%) RPG Analyst Programmer
10 18 (6.12%) Applications Support
11 16 (5.44%) Consultant
12 15 (5.10%) Applications Support Analyst
13 14 (4.76%) Senior Programmer
13 14 (4.76%) Senior RPG Programmer
14 13 (4.42%) 3rd Line Support
14 13 (4.42%) Senior AS400 Developer
14 13 (4.42%) Senior Developer
14 13 (4.42%) Senior RPG Developer
15 12 (4.08%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
15 12 (4.08%) AS400 Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (13.95%) HTML
2 29 (9.86%) EDI
3 26 (8.84%) CSS
4 16 (5.44%) .NET
5 13 (4.42%) EDIFACT
6 9 (3.06%) WebCenter
7 6 (2.04%) JSP
7 6 (2.04%) RESTful
7 6 (2.04%) SOAP
7 6 (2.04%) XML
7 6 (2.04%) XSD
7 6 (2.04%) XSLT
8 5 (1.70%) JMS
9 4 (1.36%) Nutch
10 3 (1.02%) Web Services
11 2 (0.68%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.68%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (0.68%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 116 (39.46%) iSeries
2 29 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (5.78%) IBM Mainframe
3 17 (5.78%) Mainframe
4 15 (5.10%) Client/Server
5 14 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
6 10 (3.40%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.04%) Data Centre
7 6 (2.04%) User Experience
8 5 (1.70%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.70%) Credit Risk
9 3 (1.02%) Replication
9 3 (1.02%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.34%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.34%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.34%) Tandem
10 1 (0.34%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 69 (23.47%) Windows
2 36 (12.24%) Linux
3 31 (10.54%) Unix
4 30 (10.20%) Windows Server
5 15 (5.10%) OS/390
6 11 (3.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (3.06%) Windows 7
8 8 (2.72%) OS/400
8 8 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (2.04%) AIX
9 6 (2.04%) Solaris
10 5 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.70%) Windows Vista
10 5 (1.70%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.02%) Windows 10
11 3 (1.02%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.68%) CentOS
12 2 (0.68%) i5/OS
13 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (24.49%) ERP
2 57 (19.39%) SDLC
3 42 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (14.29%) ITIL
4 37 (12.59%) Unit Testing
5 34 (11.56%) Business Intelligence
6 27 (9.18%) Waterfall
7 20 (6.80%) Project Management
8 19 (6.46%) Business Analysis
9 18 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
9 18 (6.12%) High Availability
10 15 (5.10%) Continuous Improvement
10 15 (5.10%) Network Monitoring
11 13 (4.42%) Asset Management
12 12 (4.08%) Mentoring
12 12 (4.08%) Quality Management
12 12 (4.08%) Technical Analysis
13 11 (3.74%) IT Strategy
13 11 (3.74%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (3.40%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 178 (60.54%) RPG
2 127 (43.20%) SQL
3 104 (35.37%) RPG IV
4 38 (12.93%) JavaScript
5 22 (7.48%) Java
6 16 (5.44%) PHP
7 15 (5.10%) VBA
8 13 (4.42%) ActionScript
8 13 (4.42%) ActionScript 2.0
9 12 (4.08%) VB.NET
10 6 (2.04%) Python
10 6 (2.04%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.70%) C#
12 3 (1.02%) RPG/400
13 2 (0.68%) RPG III
14 1 (0.34%) COBOL
14 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.34%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.34%) UniBasic
Qualifications
1 17 (5.78%) Degree
2 8 (2.72%) A+ Certification
2 8 (2.72%) MCP
2 8 (2.72%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.34%) MCSA
5 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.02%) QA
3 2 (0.68%) COBIT
3 2 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (5.44%) Active Directory
2 15 (5.10%) Virtual Desktop
3 8 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.02%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.02%) RACF
6 1 (0.34%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.34%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.34%) XenApp
6 1 (0.34%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (5.10%) BMC PATROL
1 15 (5.10%) Tivoli
1 15 (5.10%) Tivoli NetView
2 5 (1.70%) WSUS
3 4 (1.36%) Kibana
4 2 (0.68%) SCCM
5 1 (0.34%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 101 (34.35%) IBM
2 42 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 23 (7.82%) Oracle
4 22 (7.48%) JD Edwards
5 19 (6.46%) Lotus
6 17 (5.78%) Infor
7 14 (4.76%) Cognos
8 13 (4.42%) VMware
9 11 (3.74%) Cisco
10 10 (3.40%) Misys
11 7 (2.38%) Citrix
12 6 (2.04%) HP
12 6 (2.04%) SAP
13 5 (1.70%) Avaya
13 5 (1.70%) Dell
13 5 (1.70%) Veeam
14 4 (1.36%) hybris
14 4 (1.36%) NETGEAR
14 4 (1.36%) Riverbed
14 4 (1.36%) Splunk