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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RPG IV over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
Rank 794 886 948
Rank change year-on-year
+92 +62
Permanent jobs citing RPG IV 69 49 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.082% 0.049% 0.002%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.15% 0.093% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 56 31 1
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
45127 52680 53493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 53.57% 52.84% 50.19%
Number of salaries quoted 39020 45682 46149
Median salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,484 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

RPG IV
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing RPG IV as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 8 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RPG IV within the England region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
South East - 20 £45,000 - 1
East of England +14 14 £35,000 -10.45%
South West +13 13 £40,000 -2.43% 2
North West -18 12 £32,000 -20.00%
London +33 8 £46,250 -15.90% 1
East Midlands - 2 £38,000 -
RPG IV
UK

RPG IV
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT jobs citing RPG IV 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 England region with a requirement for RPG IV.

1 111 (100.00%) RPG
2 98 (88.29%) AS400
3 69 (62.16%) Finance
4 64 (57.66%) iSeries
5 39 (35.14%) SQL
6 23 (20.72%) DB2
7 17 (15.32%) FTP
7 17 (15.32%) RPG III
8 16 (14.41%) IFS
8 16 (14.41%) System Testing
9 15 (13.51%) IBM
10 13 (11.71%) XML
11 9 (8.11%) ITIL
11 9 (8.11%) Oracle
11 9 (8.11%) ERP
11 9 (8.11%) WebSphere MQ
11 9 (8.11%) Middleware
11 9 (8.11%) ETL
11 9 (8.11%) WebSphere
11 9 (8.11%) XML Messaging
11 9 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (8.11%) Waterfall
12 6 (5.41%) Infor
13 5 (4.50%) HTML
14 4 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
15 3 (2.70%) IBM Mainframe
15 3 (2.70%) Java
15 3 (2.70%) MS Excel
15 3 (2.70%) MS Office
15 3 (2.70%) Mainframe

RPG IV
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 9 (8.11%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.90%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (2.70%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.70%) MS Office
2 2 (1.80%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.90%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.32%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.72%) DB2
General
1 69 (62.16%) Finance
2 1 (0.90%) Automotive
2 1 (0.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 69 (62.16%) Developer
2 65 (58.56%) AS400 Developer
3 63 (56.76%) RPG Developer
4 39 (35.14%) Analyst
5 30 (27.03%) Analyst Programmer
5 30 (27.03%) Programmer
5 30 (27.03%) RPG Analyst Programmer
5 30 (27.03%) RPG Programmer
6 9 (8.11%) Applications Support
6 9 (8.11%) Applications Support Analyst
6 9 (8.11%) Senior Analyst
6 9 (8.11%) Senior Analyst Programmer
6 9 (8.11%) Senior Programme Analyst
6 9 (8.11%) Senior Programmer
6 9 (8.11%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
6 9 (8.11%) Senior RPG Programmer
6 9 (8.11%) Support Analyst
7 5 (4.50%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
7 5 (4.50%) AS400 Programmer
8 3 (2.70%) Senior AS400 Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.71%) XML
2 9 (8.11%) Middleware
2 9 (8.11%) WebSphere MQ
2 9 (8.11%) XML Messaging
3 5 (4.50%) HTML
4 1 (0.90%) .NET
4 1 (0.90%) CSS
4 1 (0.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 98 (88.29%) AS400
2 64 (57.66%) iSeries
3 4 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.70%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (2.70%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.90%) Windows
1 1 (0.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (14.41%) System Testing
2 9 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (8.11%) ERP
2 9 (8.11%) ETL
2 9 (8.11%) ITIL
2 9 (8.11%) Waterfall
3 3 (2.70%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (1.80%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (1.80%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (0.90%) SDLC
5 1 (0.90%) SOA
5 1 (0.90%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (0.90%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 111 (100.00%) RPG
2 39 (35.14%) SQL
3 17 (15.32%) RPG III
4 3 (2.70%) Java
5 2 (1.80%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.90%) C#
6 1 (0.90%) COBOL
6 1 (0.90%) Progress 4GL
Vendors
1 16 (14.41%) IFS
2 15 (13.51%) IBM
3 9 (8.11%) Oracle
4 6 (5.41%) Infor
5 3 (2.70%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.90%) Google
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