The table below looks at the statistics for RPG III skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RPG III over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG III
Rank 940 963 -
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -
Permanent jobs citing RPG III 14 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.002% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.026% 0.004% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 0
Median salary £42,250 £65,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 - -

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

Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
53256 56329 62671
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.89% 51.10% 52.51%
Number of salaries quoted 46030 47859 53032
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

RPG III
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing RPG III as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

RPG III Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

RPG III
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RPG III within the UK.

RPG III Salary Trend in the UK

RPG III
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RPG III within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +31 14 £42,250 -35.00%
South West - 7 £43,000 -
Wiltshire - 7 £43,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £35,000 -
North East - 5 £35,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 5 £35,000 -
Kent - 1 £43,750 -
Chatham - 1 £43,750 -
Trowbridge - 1 £41,500 -
South East - 1 £43,750 -
East Midlands - 1 £37,500 -

RPG III
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT jobs citing RPG III also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for RPG III.

1 19 (100.00%) RPG
2 17 (89.47%) SQL
3 14 (73.68%) AS400
3 14 (73.68%) RPG IV
4 12 (63.16%) DB2
5 10 (52.63%) FTP
6 9 (47.37%) iSeries
7 7 (36.84%) System Testing
7 7 (36.84%) Infor
7 7 (36.84%) Finance
7 7 (36.84%) Web Services
7 7 (36.84%) ERP
7 7 (36.84%) SDLC
7 7 (36.84%) IFS
8 5 (26.32%) Unit Testing
8 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
8 5 (26.32%) SOA
8 5 (26.32%) Progress 4GL
8 5 (26.32%) XML
8 5 (26.32%) Windows
8 5 (26.32%) IIS
8 5 (26.32%) .NET
8 5 (26.32%) IBM
8 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
8 5 (26.32%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (26.32%) RPG/400
9 3 (15.79%) COBOL
9 3 (15.79%) JD Edwards
9 3 (15.79%) Driving Licence
10 2 (10.53%) Change Control

RPG III
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (26.32%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) DB2
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 12 (63.16%) Programmer
3 8 (42.11%) AS400 Developer
4 7 (36.84%) AS400 Programmer
5 5 (26.32%) Analyst
5 5 (26.32%) Senior Developer
5 5 (26.32%) Senior Software Developer
5 5 (26.32%) Software Developer
6 4 (21.05%) RPG Programmer
7 2 (10.53%) Analyst Programmer
7 2 (10.53%) RPG Developer
8 1 (5.26%) RPG Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) Web Services
2 5 (26.32%) .NET
2 5 (26.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (73.68%) AS400
2 9 (47.37%) iSeries
3 3 (15.79%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
1 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) ERP
1 7 (36.84%) SDLC
1 7 (36.84%) System Testing
2 5 (26.32%) SOA
2 5 (26.32%) Systems Analysis
2 5 (26.32%) Unit Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) RPG
2 17 (89.47%) SQL
3 14 (73.68%) RPG IV
4 5 (26.32%) Progress 4GL
4 5 (26.32%) RPG/400
5 3 (15.79%) COBOL
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) IFS
1 7 (36.84%) Infor
2 5 (26.32%) IBM
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) JD Edwards