The table below looks at the statistics for RPG/400 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RPG/400 over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM RPG/400
UK
Rank 846 913 942
Rank change year-on-year
+67 +29
Permanent jobs citing RPG/400 3 25 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.024% 0.010%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.007% 0.047% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 2 21 5
Median salary £41,250 £36,500 £30,565
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.01% +19.41%
UK excluding London median salary £41,250 £35,000 £30,565
% change year-on-year
+17.85% +14.51%

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
45043 53118 53535
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 53.99% 51.92% 50.31%
Number of salaries quoted 38463 45788 45911
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

RPG/400
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing RPG/400 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

RPG/400 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

RPG/400
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RPG/400 within the UK.

RPG/400 Salary Trend in the UK

RPG/400
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RPG/400 within the UK over the 3 months to 19 February 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 +88 2 £41,250 +8.55% 2
West Midlands +29 1 £45,000 +38.46%
Warrington - 1 £37,500 - 2
Cheshire - 1 £37,500 - 2
North West - 1 £37,500 - 2

RPG/400
Top 24 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT jobs citing RPG/400 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/400.

1 7 (100.00%) RPG
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) RPG IV
3 5 (71.43%) Unit Testing
3 5 (71.43%) iSeries
3 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
4 4 (57.14%) Finance
4 4 (57.14%) Scrum
4 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (57.14%) Banking
4 4 (57.14%) Degree
4 4 (57.14%) Feasibility Study
5 3 (42.86%) JD Edwards
6 2 (28.57%) Synon
7 1 (14.29%) AS400
7 1 (14.29%) Oracle
7 1 (14.29%) ITIL
7 1 (14.29%) ERP
7 1 (14.29%) Billing
7 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (14.29%) JDE World
7 1 (14.29%) iPad
7 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

RPG/400
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:

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (14.29%) JDE World
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Synon
General
1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 4 (57.14%) Banking
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Analyst Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Analyst Programmer
2 4 (57.14%) Developer Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Programmer
2 4 (57.14%) RPG Analyst Programmer
2 4 (57.14%) RPG Developer
2 4 (57.14%) RPG Programmer
2 4 (57.14%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Senior Analyst Programmer
2 4 (57.14%) Senior Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Senior Programme Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Senior Programmer
2 4 (57.14%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
2 4 (57.14%) Senior RPG Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Senior RPG Programmer
3 2 (28.57%) Software Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) JDE Developer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) iSeries
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) AS400
2 1 (14.29%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Unit Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Feasibility Study
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) RPG
2 6 (85.71%) RPG IV
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) JD Edwards
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
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