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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG/400
Rank 939 958 973
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +15
Permanent jobs citing RPG/400 15 7 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.006% 0.015%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.028% 0.012% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 16
Median salary £38,000 £65,000 £39,391
Median salary % change year-on-year
-41.53% +65.01%
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £30,565 £38,783
% change year-on-year
+24.32% -21.18%

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
53256 56329 62671
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.89% 51.10% 52.51%
Number of salaries quoted 46030 47859 53032
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 £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 12 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 4 May 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 +25 12 £38,000 -41.53% 1
South West - 9 £38,000 -
Bristol - 6 £38,000 -
Somerset - 3 - -
Bath - 3 - -
Wales +8 2 £37,250 +21.87%
Cardiff +4 2 £37,250 +21.87%
South Wales +3 2 £37,250 +21.87%
London 0 2 £32,500 -50.00%
East Midlands - 1 £37,500 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

RPG/400
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 40 (100.00%) RPG
2 31 (77.50%) AS400
3 28 (70.00%) RPG IV
4 25 (62.50%) SQL
5 15 (37.50%) iSeries
6 12 (30.00%) Manufacturing
7 10 (25.00%) Finance
7 10 (25.00%) Banking
7 10 (25.00%) Degree
7 10 (25.00%) IBM
7 10 (25.00%) OS/400
8 9 (22.50%) CSS
8 9 (22.50%) HTML
8 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
9 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (20.00%) Unit Testing
9 8 (20.00%) Scrum
9 8 (20.00%) Telecoms
10 7 (17.50%) COBOL
10 7 (17.50%) FTP
11 6 (15.00%) MS Office
11 6 (15.00%) Business Analysis
12 5 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (12.50%) RPG III
12 5 (12.50%) MS Visio
13 4 (10.00%) Project Management
13 4 (10.00%) DB2
13 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2
13 4 (10.00%) EDI
14 3 (7.50%) Driving Licence

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Office
2 5 (12.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) FTP
2 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Eclipse
General
1 12 (30.00%) Manufacturing
2 10 (25.00%) Banking
2 10 (25.00%) Finance
3 8 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (7.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 19 (47.50%) Developer
2 18 (45.00%) Analyst
3 17 (42.50%) Programmer
4 14 (35.00%) AS400 Developer
4 14 (35.00%) RPG Developer
5 13 (32.50%) Analyst Programmer
6 9 (22.50%) Senior Analyst
6 9 (22.50%) Senior Analyst Programmer
6 9 (22.50%) Senior Programme Analyst
6 9 (22.50%) Senior Programmer
7 5 (12.50%) RPG Programmer
8 4 (10.00%) AS400 Programmer
9 3 (7.50%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
10 2 (5.00%) AS400 Support
10 2 (5.00%) Consultant
10 2 (5.00%) Junior
10 2 (5.00%) Junior Developer
10 2 (5.00%) RPG Analyst Programmer
10 2 (5.00%) Support Analyst
11 1 (2.50%) Senior AS400 Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (22.50%) CSS
1 9 (22.50%) HTML
2 4 (10.00%) EDI
3 2 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (77.50%) AS400
2 15 (37.50%) iSeries
3 3 (7.50%) Driving Licence
4 2 (5.00%) Life Science
4 2 (5.00%) LPAR
4 2 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (20.00%) Scrum
1 8 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (15.00%) Business Analysis
3 5 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (10.00%) Project Management
5 3 (7.50%) Test Scripting
6 2 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.00%) High Availability
6 2 (5.00%) Performance Management
6 2 (5.00%) SDLC
6 2 (5.00%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (5.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) RPG
2 28 (70.00%) RPG IV
3 25 (62.50%) SQL
4 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
5 7 (17.50%) COBOL
6 5 (12.50%) RPG III
7 2 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) IBM
2 3 (7.50%) JD Edwards
3 2 (5.00%) Infor
3 2 (5.00%) SAP
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft