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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
Rank 846 845 829
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -16
Permanent jobs citing RPG IV 56 93 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.079% 0.051%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.098% 0.15% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 48 85 32
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,400
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,565 £35,000 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £57,950 £46,500 £40,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.02%

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
57059 61627 57328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.56% 52.19% 52.79%
Number of salaries quoted 48676 52571 49507
Average salary £45,000 £43,250 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.04% +6.79%
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 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 3 July 2015 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 3 July 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 -18 39 £40,000 -1.84%
South West -9 19 £40,000 +6.66%
Somerset +17 12 £40,000 +53.84%
South East +10 11 £57,500 +51.31%
Hampshire -6 10 £47,500 +26.66%
South Wales - 9 £33,173 -
Cardiff - 9 £33,173 -
Wales - 9 £33,173 -
Bath +25 8 £40,000 +40.35%
Gloucestershire -11 7 £42,000 +12.00%
Glasgow +10 5 £43,000 +4.87%
Scotland -5 5 £43,000 +22.85%
East Midlands -1 4 £40,000 -15.78%
Southampton - 4 £58,750 -
Northamptonshire -4 3 £40,000 -15.78%
Midlands -18 3 - -
City of London +35 1 £65,000 +52.94%
London 0 1 £65,000 +44.44%
Eastleigh - 1 £59,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £70,000 -
Lancashire - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -

RPG IV
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 114 (100.00%) RPG
2 96 (84.21%) AS400
3 50 (43.86%) Finance
4 41 (35.96%) iSeries
5 36 (31.58%) SQL
6 25 (21.93%) SDLC
6 25 (21.93%) JavaScript
7 22 (19.30%) CSS
7 22 (19.30%) HTML
8 13 (11.40%) Banking
9 12 (10.53%) RPG/400
10 10 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (8.77%) DB2
11 9 (7.89%) C
11 9 (7.89%) .NET
11 9 (7.89%) XML
12 7 (6.14%) BPCS
12 7 (6.14%) Synon
12 7 (6.14%) Java
12 7 (6.14%) Degree
13 6 (5.26%) Unit Testing
13 6 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
13 6 (5.26%) C#
13 6 (5.26%) SQL Server
13 6 (5.26%) MS Excel
13 6 (5.26%) Scrum
14 5 (4.39%) Telecoms
14 5 (4.39%) IBM
14 5 (4.39%) INSURE/90
15 4 (3.51%) JSON

RPG IV
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 4 (3.51%) IBM Notes
2 1 (0.88%) MQSeries
2 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (6.14%) BPCS
2 5 (4.39%) INSURE/90
3 1 (0.88%) JDE World
3 1 (0.88%) Misys Equation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.77%) DB2
2 6 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.75%) DB2 UDB
3 2 (1.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (6.14%) Synon
2 2 (1.75%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.88%) Selenium
General
1 50 (43.86%) Finance
2 13 (11.40%) Banking
3 5 (4.39%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.63%) Retail
5 2 (1.75%) Marketing
6 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Automotive
6 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 57 (50.00%) Developer
2 49 (42.98%) AS400 Developer
3 46 (40.35%) Programmer
4 45 (39.47%) Analyst
4 45 (39.47%) Analyst Programmer
5 37 (32.46%) RPG Developer
6 32 (28.07%) RPG Programmer
7 31 (27.19%) RPG Analyst Programmer
8 16 (14.04%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
9 12 (10.53%) Team Leader
9 12 (10.53%) Development Team Leader
10 10 (8.77%) Senior Analyst
10 10 (8.77%) Senior Analyst Programmer
10 10 (8.77%) Senior Programmer
11 6 (5.26%) Developer Analyst
11 6 (5.26%) Junior Developer
11 6 (5.26%) Junior
12 5 (4.39%) Senior Developer
12 5 (4.39%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
12 5 (4.39%) Senior RPG Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (19.30%) HTML
1 22 (19.30%) CSS
2 9 (7.89%) .NET
2 9 (7.89%) XML
3 4 (3.51%) JSON
3 4 (3.51%) Synon Analyst Programmer
4 3 (2.63%) Web Services
5 2 (1.75%) Ext JS
6 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 96 (84.21%) AS400
2 41 (35.96%) iSeries
3 4 (3.51%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.75%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.88%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.88%) Windows
1 1 (0.88%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.93%) SDLC
2 10 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (5.26%) Scrum
3 6 (5.26%) Unit Testing
3 6 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
4 4 (3.51%) Line Management
4 4 (3.51%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (3.51%) ETL
5 2 (1.75%) Project Management
5 2 (1.75%) Migration
5 2 (1.75%) Software Engineering
5 2 (1.75%) Project Planning
5 2 (1.75%) Problem Management
5 2 (1.75%) Release Management
5 2 (1.75%) Mentoring
6 1 (0.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (0.88%) Web Development
6 1 (0.88%) Test Management
6 1 (0.88%) System Testing
6 1 (0.88%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 114 (100.00%) RPG
2 36 (31.58%) SQL
3 25 (21.93%) JavaScript
4 12 (10.53%) RPG/400
5 9 (7.89%) C
6 7 (6.14%) Java
7 6 (5.26%) C#
8 4 (3.51%) COBOL
9 2 (1.75%) C++
9 2 (1.75%) RPG III
Qualifications
1 7 (6.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (4.39%) IBM
2 4 (3.51%) Sybase
2 4 (3.51%) Lotus
3 3 (2.63%) JD Edwards
3 3 (2.63%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.75%) Oracle
4 2 (1.75%) Infor
4 2 (1.75%) Twitter
5 1 (0.88%) MKS
5 1 (0.88%) Misys
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