The table below looks at the statistics for RPG IV skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RPG IV over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
Rank 299 340 327
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -13
Permanent jobs citing RPG IV 3 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.030% 0.016% 0.009%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.058% 0.030% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 1
Average salary £65,000 £42,500 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.94% -45.16%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,400
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +5.76%
RPG IV
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
5134 6685 6312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 51.15% 52.92% 53.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4540 5812 5590
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

RPG IV
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing RPG IV across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

RPG IV Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

RPG IV
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RPG IV across the City of London region.

RPG IV Salary Trend in the City of London

RPG IV
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RPG IV across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

RPG IV Salary Histogram in the City of London

RPG IV
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing RPG IV also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited RPG IV.

1 3 (100.00%) RPG
1 3 (100.00%) iSeries
2 2 (66.67%) RPG/400
2 2 (66.67%) RPG III
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Synon
2 2 (66.67%) AS400
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Misys Equation
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Misys

RPG IV
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing RPG IV also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited RPG IV. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Misys Equation
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Synon
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) RPG Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) iSeries
2 2 (66.67%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) RPG
2 2 (66.67%) RPG/400
2 2 (66.67%) RPG III
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Misys