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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
Rank 852 739 849
Rank change year-on-year
-113 +110
Permanent jobs citing RPG IV 44 142 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.13% 0.043%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.077% 0.25% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 35 92 24
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,900
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,000 £35,450
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £49,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.96%

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
57264 56537 62961
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.83% 52.96% 53.60%
Number of salaries quoted 47993 48723 55236
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 17 September 2014 within the UK.

RPG IV Salary Histogram in the UK

RPG IV
Top 22 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 17 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
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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 -128 31 £40,250 +0.62% 2
Scotland +1 13 £35,000 - 1
South West -53 13 £37,500 -11.76%
South East -35 8 £37,500 -6.25%
Gloucestershire -7 5 £37,500 -11.76%
Wiltshire - 5 £47,500 -
Hampshire -26 4 £37,500 -6.25%
Midlands +3 3 £42,500 +21.42%
Kent -1 3 £60,000 +60.00%
London -19 3 £75,000 +50.00% 1
Somerset -43 3 £30,000 -6.25%
Bath - 3 £30,000 -
Nottingham +5 2 £42,750 +18.75%
Nottinghamshire +1 2 £42,750 +18.75%
East Midlands -7 2 £42,750 +18.75%
North West - 2 £42,000 - 1
Whitstable - 2 £60,000 -
Lancashire - 2 £42,000 - 1
Southampton +7 1 - -
Chorley - 1 £46,500 - 1
Dartford - 1 £32,500 -
East Sussex - 1 - -

RPG IV
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

1 166 (100.00%) RPG
2 94 (56.63%) SQL
3 82 (49.40%) AS400
4 39 (23.49%) DB2
5 38 (22.89%) HTML
6 28 (16.87%) Finance
6 28 (16.87%) iSeries
7 26 (15.66%) JavaScript
7 26 (15.66%) CSS
8 25 (15.06%) Change Management
8 25 (15.06%) INSURE/90
9 22 (13.25%) XML
9 22 (13.25%) Banking
10 18 (10.84%) Web Services
10 18 (10.84%) Telecoms
10 18 (10.84%) Degree
10 18 (10.84%) Unit Testing
11 13 (7.83%) RPG/400
12 12 (7.23%) Java
12 12 (7.23%) Synon
13 11 (6.63%) OO
13 11 (6.63%) Tomcat
13 11 (6.63%) Hibernate
13 11 (6.63%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (6.63%) Spring
14 10 (6.02%) Oracle
14 10 (6.02%) JSP
14 10 (6.02%) XSLT
14 10 (6.02%) HNC
14 10 (6.02%) UML

RPG IV
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 11 (6.63%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.60%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (3.01%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 25 (15.06%) INSURE/90
2 1 (0.60%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.81%) FTP
2 2 (1.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (23.49%) DB2
2 1 (0.60%) Pentaho
2 1 (0.60%) MySQL
2 1 (0.60%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (7.23%) Synon
2 10 (6.02%) Eclipse
3 4 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.60%) Dreamweaver
General
1 28 (16.87%) Finance
2 22 (13.25%) Banking
3 18 (10.84%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.60%) Back Office
4 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 85 (51.20%) Analyst
2 77 (46.39%) Developer
3 76 (45.78%) Programmer
4 70 (42.17%) Analyst Programmer
5 52 (31.33%) RPG Developer
6 49 (29.52%) AS400 Developer
7 45 (27.11%) RPG Programmer
8 40 (24.10%) RPG Analyst Programmer
9 25 (15.06%) Senior Analyst
10 19 (11.45%) Senior Analyst Programmer
10 19 (11.45%) Senior Programmer
11 11 (6.63%) Senior Developer
12 10 (6.02%) Java Developer
13 8 (4.82%) Senior RPG Developer
14 7 (4.22%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
15 5 (3.01%) Junior Developer
15 5 (3.01%) Junior .NET Developer
15 5 (3.01%) .NET Developer
15 5 (3.01%) Junior
16 2 (1.20%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (22.89%) HTML
2 26 (15.66%) CSS
3 22 (13.25%) XML
4 18 (10.84%) Web Services
5 11 (6.63%) Hibernate
5 11 (6.63%) Spring
6 10 (6.02%) Java EE
6 10 (6.02%) Grails
6 10 (6.02%) XSLT
6 10 (6.02%) JSP
7 6 (3.61%) .NET
7 6 (3.61%) Ext JS
8 5 (3.01%) Synon Analyst Programmer
9 3 (1.81%) EDI
10 1 (0.60%) EDIFACT
10 1 (0.60%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 82 (49.40%) AS400
2 28 (16.87%) iSeries
3 5 (3.01%) Data Extraction
4 1 (0.60%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.81%) Windows
1 3 (1.81%) Linux
2 1 (0.60%) OS/400
2 1 (0.60%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (15.06%) Change Management
2 18 (10.84%) Unit Testing
3 11 (6.63%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (6.63%) OO
4 10 (6.02%) UML
4 10 (6.02%) Project Management
4 10 (6.02%) OOD
4 10 (6.02%) SOA
4 10 (6.02%) Time Management
4 10 (6.02%) Dependency Injection
4 10 (6.02%) Migration
5 9 (5.42%) Data Migration
5 9 (5.42%) ETL
6 5 (3.01%) Systems Analysis
6 5 (3.01%) Project Planning
7 3 (1.81%) ERP
8 1 (0.60%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.60%) SAP Implementation
8 1 (0.60%) Business Analysis
8 1 (0.60%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 166 (100.00%) RPG
2 94 (56.63%) SQL
3 26 (15.66%) JavaScript
4 13 (7.83%) RPG/400
5 12 (7.23%) Java
6 10 (6.02%) Groovy
7 9 (5.42%) RPG III
8 1 (0.60%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (0.60%) PHP
8 1 (0.60%) C#
8 1 (0.60%) C++
8 1 (0.60%) VB
8 1 (0.60%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 18 (10.84%) Degree
2 10 (6.02%) HNC
Vendors
1 10 (6.02%) Oracle
1 10 (6.02%) JBoss
1 10 (6.02%) AccuRev
2 5 (3.01%) IBM
3 4 (2.41%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.60%) Cognos
4 1 (0.60%) Progress
4 1 (0.60%) SAP
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Proactive Appointments
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