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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
Rank 626 633 608
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -25
Permanent jobs citing RPG IV 7 27 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.016% 0.055% 0.018%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.030% 0.10% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 3 21 2
Average salary £65,000 £45,000 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% -23.40%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,783 £36,400
% change year-on-year
+3.13% +6.54%
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
23129 26634 24795
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 52.00% 54.42% 54.34%
Number of salaries quoted 19780 22655 21417
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RPG IV across the London region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

RPG IV Salary Histogram in London

RPG IV
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RPG IV within the London region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
City of London +31 3 £65,000 +52.94%
RPG IV
England

RPG IV
Top 25 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) RPG
2 8 (66.67%) AS400
3 3 (25.00%) iSeries
3 3 (25.00%) RPG/400
4 2 (16.67%) RPG III
4 2 (16.67%) Synon
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
4 2 (16.67%) Marketing
4 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Finance
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) C++
4 2 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 2 (16.67%) IBM
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) Misys
5 1 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) XML
5 1 (8.33%) Banking
5 1 (8.33%) Retail
5 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Misys Equation

RPG IV
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Misys Equation
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Synon
General
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Team Leader
2 4 (33.33%) Junior Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Junior
2 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) RPG Developer
2 4 (33.33%) AS400 Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Trainee
3 1 (8.33%) Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) RPG Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) AS400
2 3 (25.00%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
1 2 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) RPG
2 3 (25.00%) RPG/400
3 2 (16.67%) RPG III
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) C++
3 2 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) IBM
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Misys