The table below looks at the statistics for RPG IV skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RPG IV over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
Rank - 152 150
Permanent jobs citing RPG IV 0 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.40% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.75% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 0 14 0
Average salary - £35,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -7.50%
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 Scotland region.

Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1631 1988 1692
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 49.76% 53.24% 55.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1002 1294 1112
Average salary £40,000 £39,875 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.31% -0.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

RPG IV
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

RPG IV Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

RPG IV
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

RPG IV Salary Trend in Scotland

RPG IV
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 8 (100.00%) RPG
1 8 (100.00%) AS400
1 8 (100.00%) SDLC
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) Banking
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (50.00%) Sybase
4 4 (50.00%) C
4 4 (50.00%) COBOL
4 4 (50.00%) Java
5 3 (37.50%) BPCS
6 1 (12.50%) MQSeries
6 1 (12.50%) DB2
6 1 (12.50%) MKS
6 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
6 1 (12.50%) Derivative
6 1 (12.50%) iSeries

RPG IV
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (12.50%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) BPCS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) DB2
General
1 5 (62.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
1 5 (62.50%) AS400 Developer
2 4 (50.00%) RPG Developer
3 3 (37.50%) RPG Programmer
3 3 (37.50%) RPG Analyst Programmer
3 3 (37.50%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
3 3 (37.50%) Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Analyst Programmer
3 3 (37.50%) Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) DBA
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) AS400
2 1 (12.50%) Derivative
2 1 (12.50%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) SDLC
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) RPG
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) C
3 4 (50.00%) COBOL
3 4 (50.00%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Sybase
2 1 (12.50%) MKS