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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
Rank 813 773 823
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +50
Permanent jobs citing RPG IV 70 134 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.11% 0.059%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 0.22% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 56 111 46
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,400
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,565 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,400
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +5.76%

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
54977 61879 57818
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.46% 52.70% 53.14%
Number of salaries quoted 46773 52797 49726
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £63,125 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 2015 within the UK.

RPG IV Salary Histogram in the UK

RPG IV
Top 28 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 22 May 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 -19 46 £39,000 -8.23% 1
South East +1 15 £37,500 -2.59% 1
South West -20 15 £40,000 +6.66%
South Wales -5 12 £40,000 +3.13%
Cardiff -6 12 £40,000 +3.13%
Wales -8 12 £40,000 +3.13%
Hampshire -2 11 £37,500 - 1
Scotland +20 9 £45,000 +28.57%
East Midlands +5 9 £39,000 -17.89%
Somerset +9 8 £40,000 +60.00%
Bath +18 5 £40,000 +48.14%
London +18 4 £65,000 +44.44%
Northamptonshire -4 4 £40,000 -15.78%
Glasgow - 4 £43,000 -
City of London +41 3 £65,000 +52.94%
Avon - 3 £30,000 -
Surrey - 3 - -
Dorking - 3 - -
Southampton +2 2 £58,750 +95.83%
Midlands -12 2 - -
Gloucestershire -19 2 £42,000 +12.00%
Dorset - 2 - -
Bournemouth - 2 - -
North West 0 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £70,000 -
Eastleigh - 1 £59,000 - 1
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 - -

RPG IV
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 123 (100.00%) RPG
2 97 (78.86%) AS400
3 44 (35.77%) Finance
4 42 (34.15%) SQL
5 40 (32.52%) iSeries
6 20 (16.26%) JavaScript
7 16 (13.01%) HTML
7 16 (13.01%) CSS
7 16 (13.01%) Banking
7 16 (13.01%) RPG/400
8 14 (11.38%) XML
9 11 (8.94%) .NET
10 10 (8.13%) DB2
10 10 (8.13%) Degree
11 9 (7.32%) Unit Testing
12 8 (6.50%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (6.50%) Telecoms
12 8 (6.50%) C#
12 8 (6.50%) ETL
12 8 (6.50%) INSURE/90
13 7 (5.69%) BPCS
13 7 (5.69%) C
14 6 (4.88%) Java
14 6 (4.88%) Web Services
14 6 (4.88%) IBM
14 6 (4.88%) Migration
15 5 (4.07%) Scrum
15 5 (4.07%) Synon
15 5 (4.07%) Release Management
16 4 (3.25%) JSON

RPG IV
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (3.25%) IBM Notes
2 2 (1.63%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (3.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (6.50%) INSURE/90
2 7 (5.69%) BPCS
3 1 (0.81%) JDE World
3 1 (0.81%) Misys Equation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.63%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.13%) DB2
2 4 (3.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.81%) QlikView
3 1 (0.81%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 5 (4.07%) Synon
2 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.81%) Selenium
General
1 44 (35.77%) Finance
2 16 (13.01%) Banking
3 8 (6.50%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.44%) Retail
5 2 (1.63%) Marketing
6 1 (0.81%) Automotive
6 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (53.66%) Developer
2 56 (45.53%) AS400 Developer
3 43 (34.96%) RPG Developer
4 42 (34.15%) Analyst
5 41 (33.33%) Programmer
6 39 (31.71%) Analyst Programmer
7 27 (21.95%) RPG Programmer
8 26 (21.14%) RPG Analyst Programmer
9 18 (14.63%) Team Leader
10 13 (10.57%) Development Team Leader
10 13 (10.57%) Senior Analyst
10 13 (10.57%) Senior Programmer
10 13 (10.57%) Senior Analyst Programmer
11 9 (7.32%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
11 9 (7.32%) Developer Analyst
11 9 (7.32%) Junior Developer
11 9 (7.32%) Junior
12 8 (6.50%) Senior Developer
12 8 (6.50%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
12 8 (6.50%) Senior RPG Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.01%) HTML
1 16 (13.01%) CSS
2 14 (11.38%) XML
3 11 (8.94%) .NET
4 6 (4.88%) Web Services
5 4 (3.25%) JSON
5 4 (3.25%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.63%) Ext JS
6 2 (1.63%) Synon Analyst Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 97 (78.86%) AS400
2 40 (32.52%) iSeries
3 4 (3.25%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.63%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.81%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.81%) Windows
1 1 (0.81%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (7.32%) Unit Testing
2 8 (6.50%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (6.50%) ETL
3 6 (4.88%) Migration
4 5 (4.07%) Scrum
4 5 (4.07%) Release Management
5 4 (3.25%) Data Migration
5 4 (3.25%) Technical Analysis
5 4 (3.25%) Line Management
5 4 (3.25%) Change Management
6 2 (1.63%) Software Engineering
6 2 (1.63%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (1.63%) Problem Management
6 2 (1.63%) Performance Management
7 1 (0.81%) ERP
7 1 (0.81%) EAI
7 1 (0.81%) TDD
7 1 (0.81%) Project Management
7 1 (0.81%) Test Strategy
7 1 (0.81%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 123 (100.00%) RPG
2 42 (34.15%) SQL
3 20 (16.26%) JavaScript
4 16 (13.01%) RPG/400
5 8 (6.50%) C#
6 7 (5.69%) C
7 6 (4.88%) Java
8 3 (2.44%) COBOL
9 2 (1.63%) RPG III
9 2 (1.63%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (8.13%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (4.88%) IBM
2 4 (3.25%) Lotus
3 3 (2.44%) Sybase
3 3 (2.44%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.63%) Twitter
4 2 (1.63%) Infor
4 2 (1.63%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle
5 1 (0.81%) Misys
5 1 (0.81%) MKS
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