The table below looks at the statistics for RPG IV skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RPG IV over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
Rank 799 730 815
Rank change year-on-year
-69 +85
Permanent jobs citing RPG IV 32 112 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.12% 0.044%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.064% 0.22% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 26 99 16
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £37,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
RPG IV
UK

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

Programming Languages Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
49789 51948 56753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 50.48% 53.57% 55.17%
Number of salaries quoted 43071 44137 50335
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

RPG IV
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

RPG IV Jobs Demand Trend in England

RPG IV
Salary Trend in England

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

RPG IV Salary Trend in England

RPG IV
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RPG IV across the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

RPG IV Salary Histogram in England

RPG IV
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RPG IV within the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West -25 7 £47,500 +26.66% 1
East of England -31 7 £43,000 -14.00%
South East -45 6 £37,500 -6.25%
West Midlands -19 5 £40,000 -5.88%
London -23 5 £57,500 +27.77%
East Midlands - 1 £45,000 -
North West - 1 - -
RPG IV
UK

RPG IV
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 60 (100.00%) RPG
2 43 (71.67%) AS400
3 23 (38.33%) SQL
4 22 (36.67%) JavaScript
5 18 (30.00%) HTML
6 17 (28.33%) Finance
7 15 (25.00%) iSeries
8 11 (18.33%) CSS
9 5 (8.33%) C#
9 5 (8.33%) .NET
9 5 (8.33%) Data Extraction
10 4 (6.67%) RPG/400
10 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET
10 4 (6.67%) IBM
11 3 (5.00%) Change Management
11 3 (5.00%) XML
11 3 (5.00%) Release Management
12 2 (3.33%) INSURE/90
12 2 (3.33%) Performance Management
12 2 (3.33%) Mentoring
12 2 (3.33%) Data Structures
12 2 (3.33%) Windows
12 2 (3.33%) EDI
12 2 (3.33%) Web Services
12 2 (3.33%) FTP
12 2 (3.33%) DB2
13 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
13 1 (1.67%) VB
13 1 (1.67%) Dreamweaver
13 1 (1.67%) Progress

RPG IV
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the England 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) INSURE/90
2 1 (1.67%) JDE World
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) DB2
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dreamweaver
General
1 17 (28.33%) Finance
2 1 (1.67%) Back Office
2 1 (1.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (53.33%) Developer
2 27 (45.00%) AS400 Developer
3 26 (43.33%) RPG Developer
4 19 (31.67%) Analyst
5 16 (26.67%) Programmer
6 15 (25.00%) Analyst Programmer
7 12 (20.00%) Team Leader
8 4 (6.67%) RPG Programmer
8 4 (6.67%) RPG Analyst Programmer
8 4 (6.67%) Development Team Leader
8 4 (6.67%) Support Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) Senior Developer
10 2 (3.33%) AS400 Support
11 1 (1.67%) Software Developer
11 1 (1.67%) Senior Software Developer
11 1 (1.67%) Release Analyst
11 1 (1.67%) IT Support Analyst
11 1 (1.67%) Software Team Leader
11 1 (1.67%) JDE Analyst Programmer
11 1 (1.67%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (30.00%) HTML
2 11 (18.33%) CSS
3 5 (8.33%) .NET
4 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET
5 3 (5.00%) XML
6 2 (3.33%) EDI
6 2 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 43 (71.67%) AS400
2 15 (25.00%) iSeries
3 5 (8.33%) Data Extraction
4 2 (3.33%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (5.00%) Change Management
1 3 (5.00%) Release Management
2 2 (3.33%) Performance Management
2 2 (3.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (1.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (1.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 60 (100.00%) RPG
2 23 (38.33%) SQL
3 22 (36.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.33%) C#
5 4 (6.67%) RPG/400
6 1 (1.67%) VB
Vendors
1 4 (6.67%) IBM
2 1 (1.67%) Progress
2 1 (1.67%) JD Edwards