The table below looks at the statistics for RPG IV skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RPG IV over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
Rank 817 922 912
Rank change year-on-year
+105 -10
Permanent jobs citing RPG IV 109 36 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.034% 0.079%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.21% 0.066% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 98 28 79
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,783
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,565 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £49,200 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.33%

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
51568 54944 61870
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.28% 51.41% 52.66%
Number of salaries quoted 44590 46754 52790
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 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

RPG IV
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing RPG IV as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 May 2016 within the UK.

RPG IV Salary Histogram in the UK

RPG IV
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RPG IV within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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
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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 +93 84 £38,000 -7.31%
South West +31 23 £41,500 -1.19%
Cardiff +16 23 £41,000 +2.50%
South Wales +12 23 £41,000 +2.50%
Wales +11 23 £41,000 +2.50%
London +17 18 £35,000 -46.15%
North West +33 17 £40,000 -
North East - 10 £35,000 -
Wiltshire - 10 £43,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 10 £35,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 10 £35,000 -
Bristol - 9 £38,000 -
Sheffield - 8 £47,500 -
South Yorkshire - 8 £47,500 -
Yorkshire - 8 £47,500 -
East of England - 6 £35,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 6 £35,000 -
Peterborough - 6 £35,000 -
Cheshire - 5 £40,000 -
Somerset -2 4 - -
Bath - 4 - -
Lancashire +8 2 £38,750 -
Chester - 2 £50,000 -
Chorley - 2 £38,750 -
City of London +44 1 £37,500 -42.30%
East Midlands +7 1 £38,500 -3.75%
West Midlands - 1 £35,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £40,000 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Trowbridge - 1 £41,500 -

RPG IV
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT jobs citing RPG IV 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 IV.

1 189 (100.00%) RPG
2 142 (75.13%) AS400
3 100 (52.91%) Finance
4 86 (45.50%) iSeries
5 60 (31.75%) SQL
6 34 (17.99%) DB2
7 31 (16.40%) RPG/400
8 24 (12.70%) Web Services
8 24 (12.70%) XML
8 24 (12.70%) Manufacturing
9 22 (11.64%) IBM
10 19 (10.05%) Unit Testing
11 18 (9.52%) RPG III
12 16 (8.47%) Java
13 15 (7.94%) SOAP
13 15 (7.94%) FTP
13 15 (7.94%) Hibernate
14 14 (7.41%) JavaScript
14 14 (7.41%) .NET
15 13 (6.88%) Linux
15 13 (6.88%) Banking
15 13 (6.88%) Vaadin
15 13 (6.88%) Liferay
15 13 (6.88%) PrimeFaces
15 13 (6.88%) User Acceptance Testing
15 13 (6.88%) JSON
15 13 (6.88%) Velocity
15 13 (6.88%) Apache CXF
15 13 (6.88%) Spring
15 13 (6.88%) JSF

RPG IV
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 13 (6.88%) Liferay
2 10 (5.29%) IIS
3 6 (3.17%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.12%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.06%) MQSeries
Applications
1 11 (5.82%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.29%) MS Office
2 10 (5.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.94%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (17.99%) DB2
2 8 (4.23%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Eclipse
1 2 (1.06%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.06%) TeamCity
General
1 100 (52.91%) Finance
2 24 (12.70%) Manufacturing
3 13 (6.88%) Banking
4 8 (4.23%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 121 (64.02%) Developer
2 87 (46.03%) RPG Developer
3 81 (42.86%) AS400 Developer
4 76 (40.21%) Programmer
5 65 (34.39%) Analyst
5 65 (34.39%) Analyst Programmer
6 59 (31.22%) RPG Programmer
7 57 (30.16%) RPG Analyst Programmer
8 19 (10.05%) AS400 Programmer
9 17 (8.99%) Senior Developer
10 15 (7.94%) Java Developer
11 12 (6.35%) Junior
11 12 (6.35%) Junior Developer
12 11 (5.82%) Lead Developer
13 9 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
13 9 (4.76%) Senior Analyst Programmer
13 9 (4.76%) Senior AS400 Developer
13 9 (4.76%) Senior Programmer
13 9 (4.76%) Senior RPG Developer
13 9 (4.76%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (12.70%) Web Services
1 24 (12.70%) XML
2 15 (7.94%) Hibernate
2 15 (7.94%) SOAP
3 14 (7.41%) .NET
4 13 (6.88%) Apache CXF
4 13 (6.88%) JSF
4 13 (6.88%) JSON
4 13 (6.88%) PrimeFaces
4 13 (6.88%) Spring
4 13 (6.88%) Vaadin
4 13 (6.88%) Velocity
5 12 (6.35%) CSS
5 12 (6.35%) HTML
6 4 (2.12%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.12%) WCF
7 2 (1.06%) EDI
7 2 (1.06%) Middleware
7 2 (1.06%) REST
8 1 (0.53%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 142 (75.13%) AS400
2 86 (45.50%) iSeries
3 10 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.53%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.88%) Linux
2 10 (5.29%) Windows
2 10 (5.29%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.06%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (10.05%) Unit Testing
2 13 (6.88%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (6.35%) ERP
3 12 (6.35%) System Integration Testing
3 12 (6.35%) System Testing
4 9 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (4.76%) Scrum
4 9 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
5 8 (4.23%) SDLC
5 8 (4.23%) SOA
6 7 (3.70%) Project Management
7 2 (1.06%) BDD
7 2 (1.06%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (1.06%) Pair Programming
7 2 (1.06%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (1.06%) TDD
7 2 (1.06%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (1.06%) Waterfall
8 1 (0.53%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 189 (100.00%) RPG
2 60 (31.75%) SQL
3 31 (16.40%) RPG/400
4 18 (9.52%) RPG III
5 16 (8.47%) Java
6 14 (7.41%) JavaScript
7 7 (3.70%) COBOL
8 6 (3.17%) Progress 4GL
9 4 (2.12%) C#
9 4 (2.12%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.12%) VB.NET
9 4 (2.12%) VBA
9 4 (2.12%) VBScript
10 3 (1.59%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (5.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 22 (11.64%) IBM
2 12 (6.35%) Infor
3 10 (5.29%) IFS
4 6 (3.17%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.12%) Oracle
6 2 (1.06%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.06%) SAP
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