The table below looks at the statistics for RPG IV skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RPG IV over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
Rank 859 867 814
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -53
Permanent jobs citing RPG IV 34 40 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.035% 0.056%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.061% 0.068% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 25 36 50
Average salary £42,000 £37,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.75% -6.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,900 £33,750 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £42,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -7.50%

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
56069 58584 55979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.20% 51.05% 52.70%
Number of salaries quoted 47893 49120 48140
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

RPG IV
Jobs Demand Trend

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

RPG IV Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

RPG IV
Salary Trend

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

RPG IV Salary Trend in the UK

RPG IV
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RPG IV over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 within the UK.

RPG IV Salary Histogram in the UK

RPG IV
Top 20 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RPG IV within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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
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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
England +10 32 £42,000 -1.17% 1
South West -20 12 £42,000 -1.17%
Gloucestershire -9 9 £42,000 +12.75%
London +16 8 £70,000 -6.66%
East of England - 8 £45,000 - 1
Norwich - 7 £45,000 - 1
Norfolk - 7 £45,000 - 1
Somerset +4 3 £40,000 +33.33%
East Midlands 0 3 £39,500 +3.94%
Leicester - 3 £39,500 -
Leicestershire - 3 £39,500 -
Bath +7 2 £40,000 +33.33%
Glasgow +6 1 - -
Scotland -11 1 - -
Essex - 1 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £70,000 -
Brentwood - 1 £45,000 -
Cheltenham - 1 £40,000 -
Birmingham - 1 - -

RPG IV
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 71 (100.00%) RPG
2 44 (61.97%) AS400
3 35 (49.30%) SQL
4 28 (39.44%) iSeries
5 27 (38.03%) Finance
6 18 (25.35%) HTML
6 18 (25.35%) CSS
7 16 (22.54%) DB2
7 16 (22.54%) SDLC
8 15 (21.13%) XML
9 13 (18.31%) JavaScript
10 12 (16.90%) C#
10 12 (16.90%) .NET
11 10 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (14.08%) Banking
11 10 (14.08%) RPG/400
12 9 (12.68%) EDI
13 8 (11.27%) Java
13 8 (11.27%) Degree
13 8 (11.27%) Retail
14 7 (9.86%) Synon
14 7 (9.86%) PHP
14 7 (9.86%) C
14 7 (9.86%) Cognos
14 7 (9.86%) ASP.NET
15 6 (8.45%) SQL Server
15 6 (8.45%) IBM
15 6 (8.45%) Unit Testing
16 5 (7.04%) Systems Analysis
16 5 (7.04%) RPG III

RPG IV
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 3 (4.23%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.41%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.04%) INSURE/90
2 3 (4.23%) BPCS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.54%) DB2
2 6 (8.45%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.82%) DB2 UDB
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Synon
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (38.03%) Finance
2 10 (14.08%) Banking
3 8 (11.27%) Retail
4 5 (7.04%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.82%) Marketing
6 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 48 (67.61%) Analyst
1 48 (67.61%) Analyst Programmer
1 48 (67.61%) Programmer
2 43 (60.56%) RPG Programmer
2 43 (60.56%) RPG Analyst Programmer
3 22 (30.99%) Developer
4 16 (22.54%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
5 13 (18.31%) AS400 Developer
6 11 (15.49%) RPG Developer
7 8 (11.27%) Senior Programmer
7 8 (11.27%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (11.27%) Senior Analyst Programmer
8 5 (7.04%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
8 5 (7.04%) Senior RPG Developer
8 5 (7.04%) Senior RPG Programmer
8 5 (7.04%) Senior Developer
8 5 (7.04%) Developer Analyst
9 2 (2.82%) AWS Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Team Leader
9 2 (2.82%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (25.35%) HTML
1 18 (25.35%) CSS
2 15 (21.13%) XML
3 12 (16.90%) .NET
4 9 (12.68%) EDI
5 7 (9.86%) ASP.NET
6 4 (5.63%) Synon Analyst Programmer
7 3 (4.23%) JSON
8 2 (2.82%) Web Services
9 1 (1.41%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 44 (61.97%) AS400
2 28 (39.44%) iSeries
3 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.41%) Derivative
4 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.82%) OS/400
2 1 (1.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.54%) SDLC
2 10 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (8.45%) Unit Testing
4 5 (7.04%) Systems Analysis
4 5 (7.04%) Scrum
5 4 (5.63%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (4.23%) Line Management
6 3 (4.23%) ETL
7 2 (2.82%) ERP
7 2 (2.82%) Migration
7 2 (2.82%) Project Planning
8 1 (1.41%) System Testing
8 1 (1.41%) Test Automation
8 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.41%) PDM
8 1 (1.41%) EAI
8 1 (1.41%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 71 (100.00%) RPG
2 35 (49.30%) SQL
3 13 (18.31%) JavaScript
4 12 (16.90%) C#
5 10 (14.08%) RPG/400
6 8 (11.27%) Java
7 7 (9.86%) C
7 7 (9.86%) PHP
8 5 (7.04%) RPG III
9 4 (5.63%) COBOL
10 2 (2.82%) C++
11 1 (1.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (11.27%) Degree
2 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 7 (9.86%) Cognos
2 6 (8.45%) IBM
3 5 (7.04%) JD Edwards
4 4 (5.63%) Sybase
5 3 (4.23%) Lotus
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle
6 2 (2.82%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.41%) MKS
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