The table below looks at the statistics for RPG IV skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RPG IV over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
Rank 211 172 -
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -
Permanent jobs citing RPG IV 18 36 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.29% 0.70% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.52% 1.23% -
Number of salaries quoted 18 19 0
Average salary £37,500 £32,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.18% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,900
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.82%
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 South West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3446 2923 3055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 56.10% 57.05% 53.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2952 2609 2791
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,725
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

RPG IV
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

RPG IV Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

RPG IV
Salary Trend in the South West

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

RPG IV Salary Trend in the South West

RPG IV
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RPG IV across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

RPG IV Salary Histogram in the South West

RPG IV
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RPG IV within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. 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
Gloucestershire 0 10 £37,500 -11.76%
Wiltshire - 5 £47,500 -
Somerset -44 3 £30,000 -6.25%
RPG IV
England

RPG IV
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 45 (100.00%) RPG
2 36 (80.00%) AS400
3 20 (44.44%) HTML
3 20 (44.44%) CSS
4 18 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 16 (35.56%) SQL
6 12 (26.67%) Finance
7 10 (22.22%) INSURE/90
7 10 (22.22%) iSeries
8 6 (13.33%) RPG III
8 6 (13.33%) Ext JS
8 6 (13.33%) Web Services
9 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
9 5 (11.11%) Project Planning
9 5 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
9 5 (11.11%) Data Extraction
10 4 (8.89%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
10 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
11 1 (2.22%) Spring
11 1 (2.22%) Software Engineering
11 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
11 1 (2.22%) Hibernate
11 1 (2.22%) Synon
11 1 (2.22%) ERP
11 1 (2.22%) XML
11 1 (2.22%) OO
11 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
11 1 (2.22%) J2EE
11 1 (2.22%) DB2

RPG IV
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (22.22%) INSURE/90
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.22%) Synon
General
1 12 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (71.11%) Developer
2 25 (55.56%) RPG Developer
3 22 (48.89%) AS400 Developer
4 14 (31.11%) Programmer
5 10 (22.22%) Analyst
5 10 (22.22%) Analyst Programmer
6 9 (20.00%) RPG Programmer
7 7 (15.56%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
8 5 (11.11%) RPG Analyst Programmer
8 5 (11.11%) Senior RPG Developer
8 5 (11.11%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (44.44%) CSS
1 20 (44.44%) HTML
2 6 (13.33%) Ext JS
2 6 (13.33%) Web Services
3 1 (2.22%) XML
3 1 (2.22%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.22%) Spring
3 1 (2.22%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 36 (80.00%) AS400
2 10 (22.22%) iSeries
3 5 (11.11%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
1 5 (11.11%) Project Planning
2 1 (2.22%) OO
2 1 (2.22%) ERP
2 1 (2.22%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 45 (100.00%) RPG
2 18 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 16 (35.56%) SQL
4 6 (13.33%) RPG III
5 1 (2.22%) RPG/400
5 1 (2.22%) C++
5 1 (2.22%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft