The table below looks at the prevalence of the term AS400 in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

IBM AS/400
England / West Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 220 234 211
Rank change year-on-year +14 -23  
Permanent jobs citing AS400 13 11 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.26% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.68% 0.49% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 10
Median salary £40,000 £27,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +48.14% +8.00%  
UK excluding London median 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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1907 2223 1940
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 37.42% 36.47% 33.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1537 1599 1596
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

AS400
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

AS400
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for AS400 in the West Midlands

AS400
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing AS400 in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for AS400 in the West Midlands

AS400
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AS400 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +12 9 £40,000 -33.33%
Coventry -5 2 £25,000 -3.84%
Warwickshire - 1 £52,500 -
AS400
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for AS400.

1 14 (50.00%) SQL
2 11 (39.29%) ERP
3 10 (35.71%) RPG
3 10 (35.71%) iSeries
4 8 (28.57%) Retail
4 8 (28.57%) Windows
4 8 (28.57%) Linux
4 8 (28.57%) RPG IV
5 7 (25.00%) Oracle
6 6 (21.43%) JD Edwards
7 5 (17.86%) Epicor
7 5 (17.86%) MAPICS
7 5 (17.86%) Cisco
7 5 (17.86%) VB.NET
7 5 (17.86%) .NET
7 5 (17.86%) C#
7 5 (17.86%) Infor
8 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (14.29%) UniBasic
8 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 4 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (14.29%) Project Management
8 4 (14.29%) Manufacturing
9 3 (10.71%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (7.14%) Misys Equation
10 2 (7.14%) Retail Banking
10 2 (7.14%) Windows Vista
10 2 (7.14%) JDE EnterpriseOne
10 2 (7.14%) Banking

AS400
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (7.14%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 2 (7.14%) Misys Equation
3 1 (3.57%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (3.57%) JDE OneWorld
3 1 (3.57%) JDE World
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (3.57%) IaaS
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) BGP
1 1 (3.57%) EIGRP
1 1 (3.57%) Firewall
1 1 (3.57%) LAN
1 1 (3.57%) MPLS
1 1 (3.57%) Multicast
1 1 (3.57%) Network Security
1 1 (3.57%) OSPF
1 1 (3.57%) VoIP
1 1 (3.57%) VPN
1 1 (3.57%) WAN
1 1 (3.57%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (7.14%) UniData
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
General
1 8 (28.57%) Retail
2 4 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.14%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Programmer
3 5 (17.86%) Analyst Programmer
3 5 (17.86%) RPG Analyst Programmer
3 5 (17.86%) RPG Programmer
4 4 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Applications Support
4 4 (14.29%) Applications Support Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Systems Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Developer
6 2 (7.14%) AS400 Operator
6 2 (7.14%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) IT Manager
6 2 (7.14%) RPG Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Systems Support
6 2 (7.14%) Systems Support Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) iSeries
2 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Linux
1 8 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Vista
2 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) ERP
2 4 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
3 2 (7.14%) CRM
3 2 (7.14%) Data Protection
3 2 (7.14%) ITIL
3 2 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.57%) High Availability
4 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.57%) Software Licensing
4 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) SQL
2 10 (35.71%) RPG
3 8 (28.57%) RPG IV
4 5 (17.86%) C#
4 5 (17.86%) VB.NET
5 4 (14.29%) UniBasic
6 1 (3.57%) Java
6 1 (3.57%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle
2 6 (21.43%) JD Edwards
3 5 (17.86%) Cisco
3 5 (17.86%) Epicor
3 5 (17.86%) Infor
3 5 (17.86%) MAPICS
4 2 (7.14%) IBM
4 2 (7.14%) JDA
4 2 (7.14%) Misys
4 2 (7.14%) RedPrairie
4 2 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.57%) SAP