The table below looks at the prevalence of the term AS400 in permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

IBM AS/400
UK / Wales
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 95 67
Permanent jobs citing AS400 0 12 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales - 0.86% 3.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 3.09% 7.77%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 40
Median salary - £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.52%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% -4.76%  

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 Wales with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 374 388 515
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 33.91% 27.75% 38.72%
Number of salaries quoted 284 312 421
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £25,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

AS400
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 Wales

AS400
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for AS400 in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 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 Wales region with a requirement for AS400.

1 6 (66.67%) SQL
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) RPG
2 5 (55.56%) iSeries
3 3 (33.33%) System Testing
3 3 (33.33%) RPG IV
3 3 (33.33%) RPG III
3 3 (33.33%) IFS
3 3 (33.33%) FTP
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) DB2
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Advertising
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) C
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) C++
4 2 (22.22%) COBOL
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) SAP
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 2 (22.22%) Unix
4 2 (22.22%) IBM
4 2 (22.22%) FMCG
4 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 2 (22.22%) Open Source

AS400
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (11.11%) Big Data
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) AS400 Developer
2 5 (55.56%) RPG Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst Developer
3 2 (22.22%) AS400 Programmer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Java Analyst Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Lead C# Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Lead Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Programmer
3 2 (22.22%) RPG Programmer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior C# Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) iSeries
2 2 (22.22%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Unix
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) System Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) Open Source
3 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) RPG
3 3 (33.33%) RPG III
3 3 (33.33%) RPG IV
4 2 (22.22%) C
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) C++
4 2 (22.22%) COBOL
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) IFS
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) IBM
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) Avaya
3 1 (11.11%) Cognos
3 1 (11.11%) MicroStrategy