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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
Rank 824 920 907
Rank change year-on-year
+96 -13
Permanent jobs citing RPG IV 82 16 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.089% 0.016% 0.054%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.17% 0.031% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 71 11 55
Median salary £38,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £65,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
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
48545 51512 59306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 52.79% 51.80% 53.10%
Number of salaries quoted 42497 44271 50977
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 West +23 23 £41,500 -1.19%
London +25 19 £35,000 -46.15%
North West +36 15 £42,500 -
North East - 10 £35,000 -
Yorkshire - 8 £47,500 - 1
East of England - 5 £35,000 -
East Midlands +5 1 £38,500 -3.75%
West Midlands - 1 £35,000 -
RPG IV
UK

RPG IV
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 May 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.

1 147 (100.00%) RPG
2 104 (70.75%) AS400
3 81 (55.10%) iSeries
4 59 (40.14%) Finance
5 54 (36.73%) SQL
6 32 (21.77%) DB2
7 24 (16.33%) Web Services
7 24 (16.33%) XML
7 24 (16.33%) Manufacturing
8 22 (14.97%) RPG/400
9 20 (13.61%) IBM
10 18 (12.24%) RPG III
11 16 (10.88%) Java
12 15 (10.20%) Hibernate
12 15 (10.20%) SOAP
12 15 (10.20%) FTP
12 15 (10.20%) Unit Testing
13 14 (9.52%) JavaScript
14 13 (8.84%) HTML
14 13 (8.84%) Linux
14 13 (8.84%) Spring
14 13 (8.84%) JSF
14 13 (8.84%) Velocity
14 13 (8.84%) Apache CXF
14 13 (8.84%) Liferay
14 13 (8.84%) JSON
14 13 (8.84%) Vaadin
14 13 (8.84%) User Acceptance Testing
14 13 (8.84%) PrimeFaces
15 12 (8.16%) System Integration Testing

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 13 (8.84%) Liferay
2 10 (6.80%) IIS
3 4 (2.72%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.36%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.36%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (7.48%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.80%) MS Office
2 10 (6.80%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.20%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (21.77%) DB2
2 6 (4.08%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.36%) Eclipse
1 2 (1.36%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.36%) TeamCity
General
1 59 (40.14%) Finance
2 24 (16.33%) Manufacturing
3 7 (4.76%) Banking
4 4 (2.72%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 84 (57.14%) Developer
2 72 (48.98%) Programmer
3 62 (42.18%) Analyst
3 62 (42.18%) Analyst Programmer
4 59 (40.14%) RPG Programmer
5 58 (39.46%) RPG Analyst Programmer
6 52 (35.37%) RPG Developer
7 48 (32.65%) AS400 Developer
8 19 (12.93%) AS400 Programmer
9 15 (10.20%) Java Developer
10 12 (8.16%) Junior
10 12 (8.16%) Junior Developer
11 11 (7.48%) Lead Developer
12 10 (6.80%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
13 9 (6.12%) Systems Developer
14 8 (5.44%) Senior Developer
15 7 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
15 7 (4.76%) Senior Analyst Programmer
15 7 (4.76%) Senior Programmer
15 7 (4.76%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (16.33%) Web Services
1 24 (16.33%) XML
2 15 (10.20%) Hibernate
2 15 (10.20%) SOAP
3 13 (8.84%) Apache CXF
3 13 (8.84%) HTML
3 13 (8.84%) JSF
3 13 (8.84%) JSON
3 13 (8.84%) PrimeFaces
3 13 (8.84%) Spring
3 13 (8.84%) Vaadin
3 13 (8.84%) Velocity
4 12 (8.16%) .NET
4 12 (8.16%) CSS
5 4 (2.72%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.72%) WCF
6 2 (1.36%) EDI
6 2 (1.36%) Middleware
6 2 (1.36%) REST
7 1 (0.68%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 104 (70.75%) AS400
2 81 (55.10%) iSeries
3 10 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.68%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.84%) Linux
2 10 (6.80%) Windows
2 10 (6.80%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.36%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (10.20%) Unit Testing
2 13 (8.84%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (8.16%) ERP
3 12 (8.16%) System Integration Testing
3 12 (8.16%) System Testing
4 9 (6.12%) Systems Analysis
5 8 (5.44%) SOA
6 7 (4.76%) Project Management
7 6 (4.08%) SDLC
8 5 (3.40%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (3.40%) Scrum
9 2 (1.36%) BDD
9 2 (1.36%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (1.36%) Pair Programming
9 2 (1.36%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (1.36%) TDD
9 2 (1.36%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (1.36%) Waterfall
10 1 (0.68%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 147 (100.00%) RPG
2 54 (36.73%) SQL
3 22 (14.97%) RPG/400
4 18 (12.24%) RPG III
5 16 (10.88%) Java
6 14 (9.52%) JavaScript
7 6 (4.08%) Progress 4GL
8 5 (3.40%) COBOL
9 2 (1.36%) C#
9 2 (1.36%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.36%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.36%) VBA
9 2 (1.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (2.04%) Degree
Vendors
1 20 (13.61%) IBM
2 12 (8.16%) Infor
3 10 (6.80%) IFS
4 6 (4.08%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.36%) JD Edwards
5 2 (1.36%) Oracle
5 2 (1.36%) SAP