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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
UK
Rank 783 852 925
Rank change year-on-year
+69 +73
Permanent jobs citing RPG IV 62 75 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.075% 0.021%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.14% 0.14% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 49 61 17
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £33,173 £30,565
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £52,500 £43,800
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%

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
45300 52346 52083
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 53.88% 52.28% 50.52%
Number of salaries quoted 38893 45146 44659
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 18 January 2017 within the UK.

RPG IV Salary Histogram in the UK

RPG IV
Top 18 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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +67 55 £35,000 -12.50% 4
East of England +37 13 £35,000 +5.50%
Cambridgeshire +10 13 £35,000 +5.50%
Peterborough +2 13 £35,000 +5.50%
South East - 13 - -
Hampshire - 13 - -
North West -22 11 £32,000 -20.00% 1
South West +12 9 £40,000 +14.28% 1
London +57 7 £40,000 -27.27%
South Wales +10 7 £33,173 -17.06%
Wales +5 7 £33,173 -17.06%
Cardiff +3 7 £33,173 -17.06%
Gloucestershire -8 6 £40,000 -2.43%
East Midlands +8 2 £38,000 -13.63%
Bristol +5 2 £45,000 +28.57%
Wiltshire +24 1 £40,000 -2.43%
Chorley -2 1 £42,500 +6.25%
Lancashire -11 1 £42,500 +6.25%

RPG IV
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 121 (100.00%) RPG
2 106 (87.60%) AS400
3 73 (60.33%) Finance
4 64 (52.89%) iSeries
5 41 (33.88%) SQL
6 22 (18.18%) DB2
7 18 (14.88%) FTP
7 18 (14.88%) System Testing
7 18 (14.88%) RPG III
7 18 (14.88%) IFS
8 13 (10.74%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (9.92%) IBM
10 10 (8.26%) XML
11 9 (7.44%) ITIL
11 9 (7.44%) Oracle
11 9 (7.44%) ETL
11 9 (7.44%) WebSphere MQ
11 9 (7.44%) Middleware
11 9 (7.44%) XML Messaging
11 9 (7.44%) WebSphere
11 9 (7.44%) Waterfall
12 7 (5.79%) ERP
12 7 (5.79%) HTML
13 5 (4.13%) Infor
14 4 (3.31%) Unit Testing
14 4 (3.31%) Degree
14 4 (3.31%) Banking
14 4 (3.31%) Scrum
14 4 (3.31%) JavaScript
14 4 (3.31%) Telecoms

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 9 (7.44%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (0.83%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.83%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 18 (14.88%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.18%) DB2
General
1 73 (60.33%) Finance
2 4 (3.31%) Banking
2 4 (3.31%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.83%) Automotive
3 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 80 (66.12%) Developer
2 77 (63.64%) RPG Developer
3 74 (61.16%) AS400 Developer
4 40 (33.06%) Analyst
5 31 (25.62%) Analyst Programmer
5 31 (25.62%) Programmer
5 31 (25.62%) RPG Analyst Programmer
5 31 (25.62%) RPG Programmer
6 9 (7.44%) Applications Support
6 9 (7.44%) Applications Support Analyst
6 9 (7.44%) Support Analyst
7 7 (5.79%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (5.79%) Senior Analyst Programmer
7 7 (5.79%) Senior Programme Analyst
7 7 (5.79%) Senior Programmer
7 7 (5.79%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
7 7 (5.79%) Senior RPG Programmer
8 4 (3.31%) AS400 Programmer
8 4 (3.31%) Developer Analyst
8 4 (3.31%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.26%) XML
2 9 (7.44%) Middleware
2 9 (7.44%) WebSphere MQ
2 9 (7.44%) XML Messaging
3 7 (5.79%) HTML
4 1 (0.83%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 106 (87.60%) AS400
2 64 (52.89%) iSeries
3 3 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.48%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (2.48%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (14.88%) System Testing
2 13 (10.74%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (7.44%) ETL
3 9 (7.44%) ITIL
3 9 (7.44%) Waterfall
4 7 (5.79%) ERP
5 4 (3.31%) Feasibility Study
5 4 (3.31%) Scrum
5 4 (3.31%) Unit Testing
6 3 (2.48%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 121 (100.00%) RPG
2 41 (33.88%) SQL
3 18 (14.88%) RPG III
4 4 (3.31%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.31%) RPG/400
5 3 (2.48%) Java
6 1 (0.83%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (3.31%) Degree
Vendors
1 18 (14.88%) IFS
2 12 (9.92%) IBM
3 9 (7.44%) Oracle
4 5 (4.13%) Infor
5 2 (1.65%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.65%) SAP
6 1 (0.83%) Google
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