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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
Rank 821 796 827
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +31
Permanent jobs citing RPG IV 69 137 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.11% 0.069%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.12% 0.22% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 56 110 43
Average salary £40,000 £40,391 £36,400
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.96% +10.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,283 £35,000 £32,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,391 £36,400
% change year-on-year
+1.54% +8.21%

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
56401 63031 59912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.98% 52.50% 53.35%
Number of salaries quoted 47932 53204 51477
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 £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -45 43 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Wales -12 15 £45,000 +16.03%
Cardiff -12 15 £45,000 +16.03%
South Wales -16 15 £45,000 +16.03%
South East +17 14 £37,500 -6.25%
South West -37 12 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Hampshire -5 10 £37,500 -6.25%
East Midlands +14 9 £39,000 -17.89%
Scotland +15 8 £45,000 +28.57% 2
London +11 7 £65,000 +44.44%
Somerset 0 7 £37,500 +44.23%
Northamptonshire -3 4 £40,000 -15.78%
Surrey - 4 - -
Dorking - 4 - -
City of London +35 3 £65,000 +52.94%
Bath +4 3 £40,000 +48.14%
Avon - 3 £30,000 - 1
Bournemouth - 2 - -
Dorset - 2 - -
Edinburgh +15 1 - -
Glasgow +11 1 £43,000 +28.35% 2
Midlands -2 1 - -

RPG IV
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 118 (100.00%) RPG
2 95 (80.51%) AS400
3 40 (33.90%) SQL
4 39 (33.05%) Finance
5 36 (30.51%) iSeries
6 20 (16.95%) JavaScript
7 16 (13.56%) CSS
7 16 (13.56%) HTML
8 13 (11.02%) XML
8 13 (11.02%) RPG/400
9 10 (8.47%) DB2
9 10 (8.47%) .NET
9 10 (8.47%) Banking
10 8 (6.78%) ETL
11 7 (5.93%) Degree
11 7 (5.93%) BPCS
11 7 (5.93%) C#
11 7 (5.93%) Change Management
12 6 (5.08%) Migration
12 6 (5.08%) Web Services
13 5 (4.24%) IBM
13 5 (4.24%) Telecoms
13 5 (4.24%) Release Management
13 5 (4.24%) INSURE/90
13 5 (4.24%) Unit Testing
14 4 (3.39%) Data Migration
14 4 (3.39%) JSON
14 4 (3.39%) Line Management
14 4 (3.39%) Management Information System
14 4 (3.39%) Lotus

RPG IV
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (3.39%) IBM Notes
2 2 (1.69%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (3.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (5.93%) BPCS
2 5 (4.24%) INSURE/90
3 1 (0.85%) JDE World
3 1 (0.85%) Misys Equation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.69%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.47%) DB2
2 1 (0.85%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (0.85%) QlikView
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Synon
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
General
1 39 (33.05%) Finance
2 10 (8.47%) Banking
3 5 (4.24%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.54%) Retail
5 2 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.69%) Marketing
6 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (55.08%) Developer
2 56 (47.46%) AS400 Developer
3 43 (36.44%) RPG Developer
4 39 (33.05%) Analyst
5 38 (32.20%) Programmer
6 36 (30.51%) Analyst Programmer
7 22 (18.64%) RPG Programmer
8 21 (17.80%) RPG Analyst Programmer
9 15 (12.71%) Team Leader
10 10 (8.47%) Development Team Leader
10 10 (8.47%) Senior Analyst Programmer
10 10 (8.47%) Senior Analyst
10 10 (8.47%) Senior Programmer
11 9 (7.63%) Junior Developer
11 9 (7.63%) Junior
12 8 (6.78%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
13 6 (5.08%) Developer Analyst
14 5 (4.24%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
14 5 (4.24%) Senior RPG Developer
14 5 (4.24%) Senior RPG Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.56%) HTML
1 16 (13.56%) CSS
2 13 (11.02%) XML
3 10 (8.47%) .NET
4 6 (5.08%) Web Services
5 4 (3.39%) ASP.NET
5 4 (3.39%) JSON
6 2 (1.69%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 95 (80.51%) AS400
2 36 (30.51%) iSeries
3 4 (3.39%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.69%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.85%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.85%) Windows
1 1 (0.85%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (6.78%) ETL
2 7 (5.93%) Change Management
3 6 (5.08%) Migration
4 5 (4.24%) Release Management
4 5 (4.24%) Unit Testing
5 4 (3.39%) Data Migration
5 4 (3.39%) Line Management
6 2 (1.69%) Performance Management
6 2 (1.69%) Software Engineering
6 2 (1.69%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (1.69%) Problem Management
7 1 (0.85%) ERP
7 1 (0.85%) Web Development
7 1 (0.85%) Scrum
7 1 (0.85%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (0.85%) System Testing
7 1 (0.85%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (0.85%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 118 (100.00%) RPG
2 40 (33.90%) SQL
3 20 (16.95%) JavaScript
4 13 (11.02%) RPG/400
5 7 (5.93%) C#
6 3 (2.54%) C
7 2 (1.69%) C++
7 2 (1.69%) Java
7 2 (1.69%) RPG III
Qualifications
1 7 (5.93%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (4.24%) IBM
2 4 (3.39%) Lotus
3 3 (2.54%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.69%) JD Edwards
4 2 (1.69%) Infor
4 2 (1.69%) Twitter
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle
5 1 (0.85%) MKS
5 1 (0.85%) Misys
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