The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
Rank 795 817 806
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -11
Permanent jobs citing RPG IV 141 71 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.063% 0.079%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.22% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 113 39 61
Average salary £40,783 £36,400 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.03% -9.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,900 £26,550
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £40,920
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,400 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -9.00%
Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
64620 60402 67296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.65% 53.42% 53.52%
Number of salaries quoted 54504 51834 59392
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%

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 16 April 2014 within the UK.

RPG IV Salary Histogram in the UK

RPG IV
Top 30 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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +14 105 £42,500 +6.25% 3
South West +22 27 £37,500 +38.88% 2
London -28 27 £45,000 -18.18%
Cardiff +14 24 £38,783 +6.54%
Wales +14 24 £38,783 +6.54%
South Wales +8 24 £38,783 +6.54%
Midlands +14 16 £42,500 -
Somerset +7 15 £27,000 - 1
Scotland -4 12 £35,000 -
East Midlands -7 12 £47,500 +22.58%
Gloucester - 12 £37,500 - 1
Gloucestershire - 12 £37,500 - 1
South East -26 11 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Hampshire -17 9 £40,000 +12.67%
Northamptonshire - 8 £47,500 -
Peterborough - 7 £50,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 7 £50,000 -
East of England - 7 £50,000 -
Bath - 5 £27,000 - 1
Birmingham - 4 £42,500 -
West Midlands - 4 £42,500 -
Nottingham - 3 £47,500 -
City of London - 3 £42,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £47,500 -
Glasgow -11 2 £33,500 -
Southampton +1 1 £30,000 -15.49%
Manchester -1 1 £40,000 +15.94%
North West -7 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Kent -27 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 £32,500 -

RPG IV
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

1 271 (99.27%) RPG
2 176 (64.47%) AS400
3 127 (46.52%) SQL
4 73 (26.74%) Finance
5 57 (20.88%) Banking
6 51 (18.68%) DB2
7 49 (17.95%) Degree
8 48 (17.58%) Unit Testing
8 48 (17.58%) Telecoms
9 46 (16.85%) XML
10 44 (16.12%) iSeries
11 37 (13.55%) RPG/400
12 29 (10.62%) Project Management
13 28 (10.26%) HTML
13 28 (10.26%) Java
14 26 (9.52%) INSURE/90
15 24 (8.79%) Grails
15 24 (8.79%) AccuRev
15 24 (8.79%) Java EE
15 24 (8.79%) Spring
15 24 (8.79%) Hibernate
15 24 (8.79%) Agile Software Development
15 24 (8.79%) XSLT
15 24 (8.79%) JSP
15 24 (8.79%) Oracle
15 24 (8.79%) JBoss
15 24 (8.79%) Tomcat
15 24 (8.79%) Groovy
16 23 (8.42%) Migration
17 22 (8.06%) Time Management

RPG IV
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 24 (8.79%) Tomcat
2 4 (1.47%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.10%) Drupal
3 3 (1.10%) MQSeries
3 3 (1.10%) Apache Solr
4 2 (0.73%) Apache
4 2 (0.73%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.73%) MS Excel
1 2 (0.73%) MS Visio
1 2 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 26 (9.52%) INSURE/90
2 3 (1.10%) Misys Midas
3 2 (0.73%) SunGard GMI
3 2 (0.73%) Misys Equation
4 1 (0.37%) ProductWriter
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.20%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.73%) FTP
2 2 (0.73%) LDAP
3 1 (0.37%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (18.68%) DB2
2 4 (1.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (8.06%) Eclipse
2 2 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.37%) Synon
General
1 73 (26.74%) Finance
2 57 (20.88%) Banking
3 48 (17.58%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.10%) International Banking
5 2 (0.73%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.73%) General Ledger
5 2 (0.73%) Retail
6 1 (0.37%) Marketing
6 1 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.37%) Games
6 1 (0.37%) Automotive
6 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 132 (48.35%) Developer
2 120 (43.96%) Analyst
3 99 (36.26%) RPG Developer
4 95 (34.80%) AS400 Developer
5 93 (34.07%) Programmer
6 85 (31.14%) Analyst Programmer
7 64 (23.44%) Senior Analyst
8 47 (17.22%) Senior Analyst Programmer
8 47 (17.22%) Senior Programmer
9 44 (16.12%) RPG Programmer
10 38 (13.92%) RPG Analyst Programmer
11 31 (11.36%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
12 24 (8.79%) Java Developer
13 21 (7.69%) Senior AS400 Analyst Programmer
13 21 (7.69%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
13 21 (7.69%) Senior RPG Programmer
14 9 (3.30%) Team Leader
15 8 (2.93%) Administrator
16 6 (2.20%) Development Team Leader
17 5 (1.83%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (16.85%) XML
2 28 (10.26%) HTML
3 24 (8.79%) Grails
3 24 (8.79%) Java EE
3 24 (8.79%) Spring
3 24 (8.79%) Hibernate
3 24 (8.79%) XSLT
3 24 (8.79%) JSP
4 21 (7.69%) Web Services
5 4 (1.47%) Ext JS
5 4 (1.47%) .NET
5 4 (1.47%) CSS
6 3 (1.10%) JSON
6 3 (1.10%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.73%) JPA
7 2 (0.73%) FIXML
7 2 (0.73%) Ajax
7 2 (0.73%) Dojo
8 1 (0.37%) jQuery
8 1 (0.37%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 176 (64.47%) AS400
2 44 (16.12%) iSeries
3 3 (1.10%) Derivative
4 1 (0.37%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.37%) LPAR
4 1 (0.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.37%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.56%) Linux
2 6 (2.20%) UNIX
3 3 (1.10%) OS/400
3 3 (1.10%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (17.58%) Unit Testing
2 29 (10.62%) Project Management
3 24 (8.79%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (8.42%) Migration
5 22 (8.06%) Time Management
5 22 (8.06%) OOD
5 22 (8.06%) SOA
5 22 (8.06%) UML
5 22 (8.06%) OO
5 22 (8.06%) Dependency Injection
6 18 (6.59%) ETL
6 18 (6.59%) Data Migration
7 16 (5.86%) Change Management
8 5 (1.83%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (1.83%) Web Development
8 5 (1.83%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (1.83%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (1.10%) Performance Management
10 2 (0.73%) Product Management
10 2 (0.73%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 271 (99.27%) RPG
2 127 (46.52%) SQL
3 37 (13.55%) RPG/400
4 28 (10.26%) Java
5 24 (8.79%) Groovy
6 8 (2.93%) JavaScript
7 6 (2.20%) Delphi
8 2 (0.73%) RPG III
8 2 (0.73%) AspectJ
9 1 (0.37%) VC++
9 1 (0.37%) C++
Qualifications
1 49 (17.95%) Degree
2 22 (8.06%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.83%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) SLA
Vendors
1 24 (8.79%) AccuRev
1 24 (8.79%) Oracle
1 24 (8.79%) JBoss
2 8 (2.93%) IBM
3 3 (1.10%) Microsoft
4 2 (0.73%) Fiserv
4 2 (0.73%) Misys
4 2 (0.73%) SunGard
4 2 (0.73%) ATG
5 1 (0.37%) Cognizant
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + full corporate benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago