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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
Rank 853 917 860
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -57
Permanent jobs citing RPG IV 56 12 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.059% 0.012% 0.058%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.11% 0.024% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 51 7 57
Average salary £40,000 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,800 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,800 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
49675 49999 52579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 52.60% 50.37% 53.64%
Number of salaries quoted 43290 43301 44512
Average salary £47,250 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 11 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RPG IV within the England region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
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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 +5 17 £35,000 -
North West - 15 £40,000 -
West Midlands - 10 £35,000 -
East Midlands +9 6 £44,000 -2.22%
East of England -2 4 £33,173 -22.85%
London +6 3 £55,000 - 1
Midlands - 1 £35,000 -
RPG IV
UK

RPG IV
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 107 (100.00%) RPG
2 54 (50.47%) AS400
3 49 (45.79%) iSeries
4 47 (43.93%) Finance
5 35 (32.71%) SQL
6 22 (20.56%) Java
7 20 (18.69%) Hibernate
7 20 (18.69%) SOAP
8 18 (16.82%) Retail
9 15 (14.02%) Web Services
10 14 (13.08%) EDI
10 14 (13.08%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (12.15%) Spring
11 13 (12.15%) JSF
11 13 (12.15%) Apache CXF
11 13 (12.15%) JSON
11 13 (12.15%) Velocity
11 13 (12.15%) Liferay
11 13 (12.15%) Vaadin
11 13 (12.15%) PrimeFaces
11 13 (12.15%) Linux
11 13 (12.15%) XML
11 13 (12.15%) Scrum
12 12 (11.21%) Banking
13 11 (10.28%) DB2
14 9 (8.41%) RPG/400
15 8 (7.48%) Waterfall
15 8 (7.48%) Technical Architecture
15 8 (7.48%) Systems Analysis
16 7 (6.54%) TeamCity

RPG IV
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 13 (12.15%) Liferay
2 7 (6.54%) MQSeries
3 3 (2.80%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.87%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.80%) INSURE/90
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.74%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.28%) DB2
2 4 (3.74%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (6.54%) Git (software)
1 7 (6.54%) TeamCity
2 3 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.87%) Gradle
General
1 47 (43.93%) Finance
2 18 (16.82%) Retail
3 12 (11.21%) Banking
4 4 (3.74%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 68 (63.55%) Analyst
1 68 (63.55%) Programmer
2 66 (61.68%) Analyst Programmer
3 63 (58.88%) RPG Programmer
4 61 (57.01%) RPG Analyst Programmer
5 32 (29.91%) Developer
6 21 (19.63%) Java Developer
7 18 (16.82%) RPG Developer
8 10 (9.35%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
8 10 (9.35%) AS400 Programmer
9 6 (5.61%) SQL Developer
10 5 (4.67%) Applications Support
10 5 (4.67%) AS400 Developer
10 5 (4.67%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (4.67%) Senior Programmer
10 5 (4.67%) Systems Support
11 4 (3.74%) Senior Analyst Programmer
11 4 (3.74%) Senior Programme Analyst
12 3 (2.80%) Lead Developer
13 2 (1.87%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (18.69%) Hibernate
1 20 (18.69%) SOAP
2 15 (14.02%) Web Services
3 14 (13.08%) EDI
4 13 (12.15%) Apache CXF
4 13 (12.15%) JSF
4 13 (12.15%) JSON
4 13 (12.15%) PrimeFaces
4 13 (12.15%) Spring
4 13 (12.15%) Vaadin
4 13 (12.15%) Velocity
4 13 (12.15%) XML
5 7 (6.54%) .NET
5 7 (6.54%) ASP.NET
5 7 (6.54%) CSS
5 7 (6.54%) HTML
5 7 (6.54%) Middleware
5 7 (6.54%) REST
6 2 (1.87%) XSD
6 2 (1.87%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 54 (50.47%) AS400
2 49 (45.79%) iSeries
3 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.15%) Linux
2 1 (0.93%) OS/400
2 1 (0.93%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (13.08%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (12.15%) Scrum
3 8 (7.48%) Systems Analysis
3 8 (7.48%) Technical Architecture
3 8 (7.48%) Waterfall
4 7 (6.54%) BDD
4 7 (6.54%) Project Management
4 7 (6.54%) SOA
5 5 (4.67%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (4.67%) Pair Programming
5 5 (4.67%) TDD
6 4 (3.74%) Unit Testing
7 3 (2.80%) ERP
8 2 (1.87%) EAI
8 2 (1.87%) ITIL
8 2 (1.87%) Kanban
8 2 (1.87%) Logistics
8 2 (1.87%) SDLC
9 1 (0.93%) Business Analysis
9 1 (0.93%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 107 (100.00%) RPG
2 35 (32.71%) SQL
3 22 (20.56%) Java
4 9 (8.41%) RPG/400
5 7 (6.54%) C#
6 5 (4.67%) PHP
6 5 (4.67%) RPG III
7 4 (3.74%) COBOL
8 2 (1.87%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (3.74%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (5.61%) JD Edwards
2 5 (4.67%) Cognos
3 3 (2.80%) IBM
3 3 (2.80%) IFS
3 3 (2.80%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.87%) SAP
5 1 (0.93%) JDA