The table below looks at the statistics for RPG IV skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RPG IV over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
Rank 612 586 614
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +28
Permanent jobs citing RPG IV 3 34 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.007% 0.076% 0.025%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.013% 0.14% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 2 31 3
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,950
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.69%
RPG IV
England

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

Programming Languages Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
23361 24778 26004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 51.67% 55.19% 54.55%
Number of salaries quoted 20245 21397 22819
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

RPG IV
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

RPG IV Jobs Demand Trend in London

RPG IV
Salary Trend in London

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

RPG IV Salary Trend in London

RPG IV
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the 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 16 (100.00%) RPG
2 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 10 (62.50%) AS400
3 7 (43.75%) iSeries
4 5 (31.25%) Finance
5 4 (25.00%) Banking
6 3 (18.75%) Spring
6 3 (18.75%) Java EE
6 3 (18.75%) Grails
6 3 (18.75%) Time Management
6 3 (18.75%) Groovy
6 3 (18.75%) AccuRev
6 3 (18.75%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
6 3 (18.75%) HTML
6 3 (18.75%) Java
6 3 (18.75%) Project Management
6 3 (18.75%) .NET
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle
6 3 (18.75%) JSP
6 3 (18.75%) OOD
6 3 (18.75%) SOA
6 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
6 3 (18.75%) XML
6 3 (18.75%) XSLT
6 3 (18.75%) HNC
6 3 (18.75%) UML
6 3 (18.75%) OO
6 3 (18.75%) JBoss

RPG IV
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) JBoss
1 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) FTP
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Analyst
1 9 (56.25%) Analyst Programmer
1 9 (56.25%) Programmer
2 8 (50.00%) Developer
3 5 (31.25%) RPG Programmer
3 5 (31.25%) RPG Analyst Programmer
4 4 (25.00%) AS400 Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Junior
5 3 (18.75%) Junior Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Junior .NET Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Java Developer
5 3 (18.75%) .NET Developer
6 2 (12.50%) RPG Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Team Leader
7 1 (6.25%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) HTML
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
1 3 (18.75%) JSP
1 3 (18.75%) XML
1 3 (18.75%) XSLT
1 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
1 3 (18.75%) Spring
1 3 (18.75%) Java EE
1 3 (18.75%) Grails
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) AS400
2 7 (43.75%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) UML
1 3 (18.75%) OO
1 3 (18.75%) OOD
1 3 (18.75%) SOA
1 3 (18.75%) Project Management
1 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (18.75%) Time Management
1 3 (18.75%) Dependency Injection
2 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) RPG
2 10 (62.50%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) Groovy
3 3 (18.75%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) HNC
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle
1 3 (18.75%) AccuRev