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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
Rank 847 764 834
Rank change year-on-year
-83 +70
Permanent jobs citing RPG IV 52 109 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.10% 0.047%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.088% 0.19% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 47 68 23
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 £35,000 £32,000 £35,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,150 £44,300
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,900
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.82%

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
59399 56091 62727
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.04% 52.73% 53.69%
Number of salaries quoted 49812 48226 55032
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 £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 29 August 2014 within the UK.

RPG IV Salary Histogram in the UK

RPG IV
Top 24 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 29 August 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 -99 38 £42,500 +6.25% 1
South West -37 18 £37,500 +17.18%
Scotland -10 14 £35,000 +4.47% 1
Gloucestershire -2 10 £37,500 -11.76%
Midlands +4 6 £42,500 +21.42%
South East -50 5 £60,000 +50.00%
Wiltshire - 5 £47,500 -
London -6 4 £75,000 +50.00%
Nottingham 0 3 £47,500 +31.94%
Nottinghamshire -2 3 £47,500 +31.94%
Kent -4 3 £60,000 -
East Midlands -17 3 £47,500 +31.94%
Somerset -44 3 £30,000 -6.25%
Bath - 3 £30,000 -
North West -13 2 £42,000 +20.00% 1
Whitstable - 2 £60,000 -
Lancashire - 2 £42,000 - 1
Gloucester -9 1 £37,500 -16.66%
Glasgow -12 1 £41,000 +22.38%
Hampshire -39 1 - -
Chorley - 1 £46,500 - 1
Dartford - 1 £32,500 -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 - -

RPG IV
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 185 (100.00%) RPG
2 103 (55.68%) SQL
3 94 (50.81%) AS400
4 40 (21.62%) DB2
5 37 (20.00%) HTML
6 35 (18.92%) Finance
7 33 (17.84%) iSeries
8 31 (16.76%) Banking
9 28 (15.14%) INSURE/90
9 28 (15.14%) XML
10 24 (12.97%) CSS
10 24 (12.97%) Telecoms
10 24 (12.97%) Unit Testing
10 24 (12.97%) Degree
11 23 (12.43%) Change Management
11 23 (12.43%) JavaScript
12 22 (11.89%) Web Services
13 19 (10.27%) RPG/400
14 15 (8.11%) Java
14 15 (8.11%) Project Management
15 13 (7.03%) OO
15 13 (7.03%) Tomcat
15 13 (7.03%) Spring
15 13 (7.03%) Hibernate
15 13 (7.03%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (7.03%) Migration
16 12 (6.49%) AccuRev
16 12 (6.49%) Groovy
16 12 (6.49%) Data Migration
16 12 (6.49%) Dependency Injection

RPG IV
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 13 (7.03%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.16%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.54%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 28 (15.14%) INSURE/90
2 2 (1.08%) Misys Equation
2 2 (1.08%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.54%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.54%) ProductWriter
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.62%) FTP
2 2 (1.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (21.62%) DB2
2 1 (0.54%) Pentaho
2 1 (0.54%) MySQL
2 1 (0.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (6.49%) Eclipse
1 12 (6.49%) Synon
2 4 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.54%) Dreamweaver
General
1 35 (18.92%) Finance
2 31 (16.76%) Banking
3 24 (12.97%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.54%) Back Office
4 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.54%) Games
4 1 (0.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 91 (49.19%) Analyst
2 87 (47.03%) Developer
3 80 (43.24%) Programmer
4 72 (38.92%) Analyst Programmer
5 60 (32.43%) RPG Developer
6 56 (30.27%) AS400 Developer
7 46 (24.86%) RPG Programmer
8 39 (21.08%) RPG Analyst Programmer
9 29 (15.68%) Senior Analyst
10 21 (11.35%) Senior Programmer
10 21 (11.35%) Senior Analyst Programmer
11 12 (6.49%) Java Developer
12 11 (5.95%) Senior Developer
13 8 (4.32%) Senior RPG Developer
14 7 (3.78%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
15 5 (2.70%) Junior .NET Developer
15 5 (2.70%) Junior Developer
15 5 (2.70%) Junior
15 5 (2.70%) .NET Developer
16 4 (2.16%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (20.00%) HTML
2 28 (15.14%) XML
3 24 (12.97%) CSS
4 22 (11.89%) Web Services
5 13 (7.03%) Hibernate
5 13 (7.03%) Spring
6 12 (6.49%) Java EE
6 12 (6.49%) Grails
6 12 (6.49%) JSP
6 12 (6.49%) XSLT
7 6 (3.24%) .NET
7 6 (3.24%) Ext JS
8 5 (2.70%) Synon Analyst Programmer
9 4 (2.16%) EDI
10 1 (0.54%) EDIFACT
10 1 (0.54%) J2EE
10 1 (0.54%) jQuery
10 1 (0.54%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 94 (50.81%) AS400
2 33 (17.84%) iSeries
3 5 (2.70%) Data Extraction
4 1 (0.54%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.62%) Windows
1 3 (1.62%) Linux
2 1 (0.54%) OS/400
2 1 (0.54%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (12.97%) Unit Testing
2 23 (12.43%) Change Management
3 15 (8.11%) Project Management
4 13 (7.03%) OO
4 13 (7.03%) Migration
4 13 (7.03%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (6.49%) UML
5 12 (6.49%) OOD
5 12 (6.49%) SOA
5 12 (6.49%) ETL
5 12 (6.49%) Data Migration
5 12 (6.49%) Dependency Injection
5 12 (6.49%) Time Management
6 5 (2.70%) Project Planning
6 5 (2.70%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (1.62%) ERP
8 1 (0.54%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.54%) Business Analysis
8 1 (0.54%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (0.54%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 185 (100.00%) RPG
2 103 (55.68%) SQL
3 23 (12.43%) JavaScript
4 19 (10.27%) RPG/400
5 15 (8.11%) Java
6 12 (6.49%) Groovy
7 9 (4.86%) RPG III
8 1 (0.54%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (0.54%) PHP
8 1 (0.54%) C#
8 1 (0.54%) C++
8 1 (0.54%) VB
8 1 (0.54%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 24 (12.97%) Degree
2 12 (6.49%) HNC
Vendors
1 12 (6.49%) Oracle
1 12 (6.49%) JBoss
1 12 (6.49%) AccuRev
2 5 (2.70%) IBM
3 4 (2.16%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.08%) Misys
4 2 (1.08%) Fiserv
5 1 (0.54%) Cognos
5 1 (0.54%) Progress
5 1 (0.54%) SAP
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