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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
Rank 849 930 934
Rank change year-on-year
+81 +4
Permanent jobs citing RPG IV 69 31 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.028% 0.046%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 0.055% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 63 24 50
Median salary £41,000 £42,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.38% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,347 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,100 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.38% +12.00%

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
51797 56617 60318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.88% 51.35% 51.82%
Number of salaries quoted 44827 48183 51259
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
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 £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 26 July 2016 within the UK.

RPG IV Salary Histogram in the UK

RPG IV
Top 27 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 26 July 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
(Click see detailed
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 +86 55 £40,000 -4.76%
North West +38 16 £45,000 -
Cardiff +12 13 £41,000 +23.59%
South Wales +11 13 £41,000 +23.59%
Wales +8 13 £41,000 +23.59%
London +47 10 £40,000 -
South West +18 10 £43,000 +2.38%
East of England +30 6 £35,000 -22.22%
Cambridgeshire - 6 £35,000 -
North East - 6 £37,000 -
Wiltshire - 6 £43,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £37,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 6 £37,000 -
Peterborough - 6 £35,000 -
Bristol - 4 £38,000 -
Sheffield - 3 £47,500 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £47,500 -
Yorkshire - 3 £47,500 -
South East +32 2 - -
Lancashire +16 2 £38,750 -
Hampshire +5 2 - -
Chorley - 2 £38,750 -
Scotland 0 1 - -
Glasgow -6 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £38,500 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -

RPG IV
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 159 (100.00%) RPG
2 132 (83.02%) AS400
3 82 (51.57%) iSeries
4 78 (49.06%) Finance
5 50 (31.45%) SQL
6 40 (25.16%) DB2
7 27 (16.98%) XML
8 25 (15.72%) IBM
9 24 (15.09%) Manufacturing
10 22 (13.84%) RPG/400
11 19 (11.95%) RPG III
12 15 (9.43%) System Testing
12 15 (9.43%) ERP
12 15 (9.43%) .NET
13 14 (8.81%) JavaScript
13 14 (8.81%) FTP
13 14 (8.81%) User Acceptance Testing
13 14 (8.81%) Infor
13 14 (8.81%) System Integration Testing
14 13 (8.18%) Unit Testing
14 13 (8.18%) MS Excel
14 13 (8.18%) Web Services
14 13 (8.18%) HTML
15 12 (7.55%) MS Office
15 12 (7.55%) CSS
15 12 (7.55%) MS Visio
15 12 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (7.55%) IFS
16 11 (6.92%) Windows Server
16 11 (6.92%) IIS

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 (6.92%) IIS
2 6 (3.77%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.52%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.63%) Liferay
Applications
1 13 (8.18%) MS Excel
2 12 (7.55%) MS Office
2 12 (7.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.81%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (25.16%) DB2
2 8 (5.03%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.26%) Eclipse
General
1 78 (49.06%) Finance
2 24 (15.09%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.52%) Banking
4 1 (0.63%) Retail
4 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 110 (69.18%) Developer
2 85 (53.46%) RPG Developer
3 81 (50.94%) AS400 Developer
4 60 (37.74%) Programmer
5 50 (31.45%) RPG Programmer
6 48 (30.19%) Analyst
7 47 (29.56%) Analyst Programmer
8 46 (28.93%) RPG Analyst Programmer
9 18 (11.32%) Senior Developer
10 17 (10.69%) AS400 Programmer
11 14 (8.81%) Junior
11 14 (8.81%) Junior Developer
12 11 (6.92%) Lead Developer
12 11 (6.92%) Senior Analyst
12 11 (6.92%) Senior Analyst Programmer
12 11 (6.92%) Senior Programme Analyst
12 11 (6.92%) Senior Programmer
12 11 (6.92%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
12 11 (6.92%) Senior RPG Programmer
13 10 (6.29%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (16.98%) XML
2 15 (9.43%) .NET
3 13 (8.18%) HTML
3 13 (8.18%) Web Services
4 12 (7.55%) CSS
5 4 (2.52%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.52%) WCF
6 1 (0.63%) Apache CXF
6 1 (0.63%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.63%) JSF
6 1 (0.63%) JSON
6 1 (0.63%) PrimeFaces
6 1 (0.63%) SOAP
6 1 (0.63%) Spring
6 1 (0.63%) Vaadin
6 1 (0.63%) Velocity
6 1 (0.63%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 132 (83.02%) AS400
2 82 (51.57%) iSeries
3 12 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.66%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.63%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.92%) Windows
1 11 (6.92%) Windows Server
2 2 (1.26%) OS/400
3 1 (0.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (9.43%) ERP
1 15 (9.43%) System Testing
2 14 (8.81%) System Integration Testing
2 14 (8.81%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (8.18%) Unit Testing
4 10 (6.29%) SDLC
5 9 (5.66%) Systems Analysis
6 7 (4.40%) SOA
7 2 (1.26%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (0.63%) Change Management
8 1 (0.63%) ITIL
8 1 (0.63%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 159 (100.00%) RPG
2 50 (31.45%) SQL
3 22 (13.84%) RPG/400
4 19 (11.95%) RPG III
5 14 (8.81%) JavaScript
6 7 (4.40%) Progress 4GL
7 6 (3.77%) C
8 4 (2.52%) C#
8 4 (2.52%) COBOL
8 4 (2.52%) Java
8 4 (2.52%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.52%) VB.NET
8 4 (2.52%) VBA
8 4 (2.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (4.40%) Degree
Vendors
1 25 (15.72%) IBM
2 14 (8.81%) Infor
3 12 (7.55%) IFS
4 7 (4.40%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.52%) Oracle
6 1 (0.63%) Cognizant