The table below looks at the statistics for RPG IV skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RPG IV over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
Rank 874 947 948
Rank change year-on-year
+73 +1
Permanent jobs citing RPG IV 40 35 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.032% 0.039%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.078% 0.063% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 35 27 43
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,100 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,250
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.75%

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
51360 55978 59974
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.57% 51.01% 51.16%
Number of salaries quoted 44489 47727 50341
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

RPG IV
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing RPG IV as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 August 2016 within the UK.

RPG IV Salary Histogram in the UK

RPG IV
Top 23 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RPG IV within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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 trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +43 36 £40,000 -4.76%
North West - 17 £40,000 -
East of England +26 5 £35,000 -22.22%
South East - 5 £42,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 5 £35,000 -
Peterborough - 5 £35,000 -
London +61 3 £52,500 -25.00%
South Wales +9 3 £37,500 +2.49%
Cardiff +7 3 £37,500 +2.49%
Wales +5 3 £37,500 +2.49%
South West -4 3 £43,000 +2.38%
Wiltshire - 3 £43,000 -
Hampshire - 3 - -
Berkshire - 2 £42,500 -
Slough - 2 £42,500 -
Scotland +15 1 - -
East Midlands +9 1 £38,500 -2.53%
Glasgow +8 1 - -
West Midlands -6 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £35,000 -
North East - 1 £35,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £35,000 -

RPG IV
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT jobs citing RPG IV also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for RPG IV.

1 149 (100.00%) RPG
2 124 (83.22%) AS400
3 76 (51.01%) iSeries
4 75 (50.34%) Finance
5 48 (32.21%) SQL
6 38 (25.50%) DB2
7 28 (18.79%) XML
8 25 (16.78%) IBM
9 22 (14.77%) Manufacturing
10 20 (13.42%) RPG III
11 19 (12.75%) RPG/400
12 18 (12.08%) ERP
13 16 (10.74%) System Testing
14 15 (10.07%) Infor
14 15 (10.07%) FTP
15 14 (9.40%) .NET
15 14 (9.40%) HTML
16 13 (8.72%) JavaScript
16 13 (8.72%) MS Excel
16 13 (8.72%) User Acceptance Testing
16 13 (8.72%) Unit Testing
16 13 (8.72%) IFS
16 13 (8.72%) System Integration Testing
17 12 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
17 12 (8.05%) CSS
17 12 (8.05%) Web Services
17 12 (8.05%) MS Visio
17 12 (8.05%) MS Office
18 11 (7.38%) IIS
18 11 (7.38%) Windows

RPG IV
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (7.38%) IIS
2 6 (4.03%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.01%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (8.72%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.05%) MS Office
2 12 (8.05%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.07%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (25.50%) DB2
2 7 (4.70%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.01%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Eclipse
General
1 75 (50.34%) Finance
2 22 (14.77%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.01%) Banking
4 1 (0.67%) Retail
4 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 108 (72.48%) Developer
2 84 (56.38%) RPG Developer
3 83 (55.70%) AS400 Developer
4 52 (34.90%) Programmer
5 42 (28.19%) Analyst
5 42 (28.19%) RPG Programmer
6 39 (26.17%) Analyst Programmer
7 38 (25.50%) RPG Analyst Programmer
8 18 (12.08%) AS400 Programmer
9 17 (11.41%) Senior Developer
10 13 (8.72%) Junior
10 13 (8.72%) Junior Developer
11 12 (8.05%) Senior Analyst
11 12 (8.05%) Senior Analyst Programmer
11 12 (8.05%) Senior Programme Analyst
11 12 (8.05%) Senior Programmer
11 12 (8.05%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
11 12 (8.05%) Senior RPG Programmer
12 11 (7.38%) Systems Developer
13 10 (6.71%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (18.79%) XML
2 14 (9.40%) .NET
2 14 (9.40%) HTML
3 12 (8.05%) CSS
3 12 (8.05%) Web Services
4 4 (2.68%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.68%) WCF
5 2 (1.34%) Middleware
5 2 (1.34%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (1.34%) XML Messaging
6 1 (0.67%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 124 (83.22%) AS400
2 76 (51.01%) iSeries
3 12 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.37%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.67%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.38%) Windows
1 11 (7.38%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.67%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (12.08%) ERP
2 16 (10.74%) System Testing
3 13 (8.72%) System Integration Testing
3 13 (8.72%) Unit Testing
3 13 (8.72%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (6.71%) SDLC
5 9 (6.04%) Systems Analysis
6 7 (4.70%) SOA
7 3 (2.01%) ITIL
8 2 (1.34%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (1.34%) ETL
8 2 (1.34%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (1.34%) Waterfall
9 1 (0.67%) Change Management
9 1 (0.67%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 149 (100.00%) RPG
2 48 (32.21%) SQL
3 20 (13.42%) RPG III
4 19 (12.75%) RPG/400
5 13 (8.72%) JavaScript
6 7 (4.70%) Progress 4GL
7 6 (4.03%) C
8 4 (2.68%) Java
9 3 (2.01%) C#
9 3 (2.01%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.01%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.01%) VBA
9 3 (2.01%) VBScript
10 2 (1.34%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 7 (4.70%) Degree
Vendors
1 25 (16.78%) IBM
2 15 (10.07%) Infor
3 13 (8.72%) IFS
4 7 (4.70%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.36%) Oracle
6 1 (0.67%) Cognizant