The table below looks at the statistics for RPG/400 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RPG/400 over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG/400
Rank 891 862 881
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +19
Permanent jobs citing RPG/400 3 18 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.017% 0.019%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.005% 0.032% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 3 18 22
Average salary £60,000 £32,000 £38,900
Average salary % change year-on-year
+87.50% -17.73%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £32,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
+87.50% -15.23%

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
58546 56938 63422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.08% 52.66% 53.62%
Number of salaries quoted 49078 48972 55621
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
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 £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

RPG/400
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing RPG/400 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RPG/400 over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 within the UK.

RPG/400 Salary Histogram in the UK

RPG/400
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RPG/400 within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -68 2 £60,000 +87.50%
Whitstable - 2 £60,000 -
Kent - 2 £60,000 -
South East - 2 £60,000 -
Scotland - 1 £41,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £41,000 -

RPG/400
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing RPG/400 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/400.

1 19 (100.00%) RPG
1 19 (100.00%) RPG IV
2 16 (84.21%) SQL
3 15 (78.95%) XML
4 14 (73.68%) Web Services
4 14 (73.68%) Banking
5 12 (63.16%) ETL
5 12 (63.16%) Telecoms
5 12 (63.16%) Migration
5 12 (63.16%) Unit Testing
5 12 (63.16%) Data Migration
5 12 (63.16%) Degree
6 6 (31.58%) AS400
7 3 (15.79%) iSeries
7 3 (15.79%) EDI
7 3 (15.79%) IBM
7 3 (15.79%) DB2
8 2 (10.53%) Windows
8 2 (10.53%) Misys
8 2 (10.53%) Project Management
8 2 (10.53%) FTP
8 2 (10.53%) Finance
8 2 (10.53%) Fiserv
8 2 (10.53%) INSURE/90
8 2 (10.53%) Misys Equation
8 2 (10.53%) Misys Midas
9 1 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (5.26%) JSON
9 1 (5.26%) SAP ERP
9 1 (5.26%) jQuery

RPG/400
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing RPG/400 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/400. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Misys Equation
1 2 (10.53%) Misys Midas
1 2 (10.53%) INSURE/90
2 1 (5.26%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) DB2
General
1 14 (73.68%) Banking
2 12 (63.16%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.53%) Finance
4 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.26%) Games
4 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Analyst
2 8 (42.11%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) Programmer
4 4 (21.05%) Senior Programmer
4 4 (21.05%) Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Analyst Programmer
4 4 (21.05%) Senior Analyst Programmer
5 2 (10.53%) Team Leader
5 2 (10.53%) Development Team Leader
5 2 (10.53%) RPG Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Development Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.53%) RPG Programmer
5 2 (10.53%) Development Team Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (5.26%) AS400 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) XML
2 14 (73.68%) Web Services
3 3 (15.79%) EDI
4 1 (5.26%) JSON
4 1 (5.26%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) AS400
2 3 (15.79%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Migration
1 12 (63.16%) ETL
1 12 (63.16%) Unit Testing
1 12 (63.16%) Data Migration
2 2 (10.53%) Project Management
3 1 (5.26%) Logistics
3 1 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (5.26%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) RPG
1 19 (100.00%) RPG IV
2 16 (84.21%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) RPG III
3 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) IBM
2 2 (10.53%) Misys
2 2 (10.53%) Fiserv
3 1 (5.26%) SAP