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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
Rank 829 770 838
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +68
Permanent jobs citing RPG IV 49 123 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.12% 0.043%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.092% 0.22% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 37 109 16
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,565 £35,783 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%

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
53381 54777 60119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.41% 53.39% 54.95%
Number of salaries quoted 45852 46039 52799
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 30 January 2015 within the UK.

RPG IV Salary Histogram in the UK

RPG IV
Top 25 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 30 January 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 -84 31 £43,000 +7.50% 1
South Wales -20 7 £30,565 -21.18%
Wales -21 7 £30,565 -21.18%
East of England -29 7 £43,000 -14.00%
Norfolk - 7 £43,000 -
South West -31 6 £47,500 +26.66%
Hampshire -34 6 £37,500 -6.25%
South East -41 6 £37,500 -6.25%
West Midlands -10 5 £40,000 -5.88%
London -12 5 £57,500 +27.77% 1
Scotland - 5 £35,000 -
Gloucestershire -16 4 £47,500 +26.66%
Newport - 4 £30,565 -
Birmingham -10 3 £40,000 -5.88%
Cardiff -28 3 £45,000 +16.03%
Somerset -4 2 £31,250 -
Southampton -5 2 £37,500 -
Glasgow - 2 £32,500 -
Wimbledon - 2 £57,500 -
King's Lynn - 1 £35,000 -
Leicester - 1 £45,000 -
Manchester - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £45,000 -
North West - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 £45,000 -

RPG IV
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 89 (100.00%) RPG
2 56 (62.92%) AS400
3 45 (50.56%) SQL
4 22 (24.72%) JavaScript
5 21 (23.60%) Finance
6 19 (21.35%) iSeries
7 18 (20.22%) HTML
8 17 (19.10%) DB2
8 17 (19.10%) Change Management
9 11 (12.36%) CSS
10 9 (10.11%) RPG/400
11 8 (8.99%) Web Services
11 8 (8.99%) XML
12 7 (7.87%) Banking
13 6 (6.74%) INSURE/90
14 5 (5.62%) Unit Testing
14 5 (5.62%) Data Migration
14 5 (5.62%) Data Extraction
14 5 (5.62%) Degree
14 5 (5.62%) Migration
14 5 (5.62%) Telecoms
14 5 (5.62%) ETL
14 5 (5.62%) .NET
14 5 (5.62%) C#
15 4 (4.49%) ASP.NET
15 4 (4.49%) FTP
15 4 (4.49%) IBM
16 3 (3.37%) Release Management
16 3 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
17 2 (2.25%) Data Structures

RPG IV
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (1.12%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 6 (6.74%) INSURE/90
2 1 (1.12%) JDE World
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.49%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.10%) DB2
2 1 (1.12%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.12%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Dreamweaver
General
1 21 (23.60%) Finance
2 7 (7.87%) Banking
3 5 (5.62%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.12%) Back Office
4 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 46 (51.69%) Developer
2 37 (41.57%) Analyst
3 36 (40.45%) AS400 Developer
4 35 (39.33%) Programmer
5 34 (38.20%) RPG Developer
6 33 (37.08%) Analyst Programmer
7 20 (22.47%) RPG Programmer
7 20 (22.47%) RPG Analyst Programmer
8 13 (14.61%) Team Leader
9 7 (7.87%) Senior Developer
10 5 (5.62%) Senior Analyst Programmer
10 5 (5.62%) Senior Programmer
10 5 (5.62%) Development Team Leader
10 5 (5.62%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (4.49%) Support Analyst
11 4 (4.49%) Junior
11 4 (4.49%) Junior Developer
11 4 (4.49%) Developer Analyst
11 4 (4.49%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
11 4 (4.49%) Senior RPG Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.22%) HTML
2 11 (12.36%) CSS
3 8 (8.99%) Web Services
3 8 (8.99%) XML
4 5 (5.62%) .NET
5 4 (4.49%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.25%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 56 (62.92%) AS400
2 19 (21.35%) iSeries
3 5 (5.62%) Data Extraction
4 3 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.25%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (19.10%) Change Management
2 5 (5.62%) Unit Testing
2 5 (5.62%) Data Migration
2 5 (5.62%) Migration
2 5 (5.62%) ETL
3 3 (3.37%) Release Management
4 2 (2.25%) Mentoring
4 2 (2.25%) Performance Management
5 1 (1.12%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (1.12%) System Testing
5 1 (1.12%) Security Testing
5 1 (1.12%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 89 (100.00%) RPG
2 45 (50.56%) SQL
3 22 (24.72%) JavaScript
4 9 (10.11%) RPG/400
5 5 (5.62%) C#
6 1 (1.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (5.62%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (4.49%) IBM
2 1 (1.12%) Progress
2 1 (1.12%) JD Edwards
London
Proactive Appointments
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