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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
Rank 234 230 199
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -31
Permanent jobs citing RPG IV 12 10 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.20% 0.16% 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.35% 0.29% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 17
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +32.81%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -7.50%
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
3450 3423 2890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 57.00% 56.17% 57.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2963 2934 2577
Average salary £38,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
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 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
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 31 August 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
Gloucestershire -12 9 £42,000 +12.75%
Somerset +4 3 £40,000 +33.33%
RPG IV
England

RPG IV
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 16 (100.00%) RPG
1 16 (100.00%) AS400
2 13 (81.25%) JavaScript
3 11 (68.75%) Finance
3 11 (68.75%) HTML
3 11 (68.75%) CSS
4 4 (25.00%) Synon
4 4 (25.00%) Synon Analyst Programmer
5 3 (18.75%) iSeries
5 3 (18.75%) SQL
6 2 (12.50%) Web Services
6 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
6 2 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
7 1 (6.25%) OS/400
7 1 (6.25%) IBM
7 1 (6.25%) DB2
7 1 (6.25%) Java
7 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Synon
General
1 11 (68.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Analyst
1 15 (93.75%) Analyst Programmer
1 15 (93.75%) Programmer
2 13 (81.25%) RPG Programmer
2 13 (81.25%) RPG Analyst Programmer
2 13 (81.25%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
3 1 (6.25%) Developer
3 1 (6.25%) RPG Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) HTML
1 11 (68.75%) CSS
2 4 (25.00%) Synon Analyst Programmer
3 2 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (100.00%) AS400
2 3 (18.75%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
2 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
2 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) RPG
2 13 (81.25%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) IBM