The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG/400
Rank 903 867 885
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +18
Permanent jobs citing RPG/400 2 12 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.011% 0.012%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.003% 0.021% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 14
Average salary £41,000 £33,500 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.38% -8.46%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £33,500 £36,600
% change year-on-year
+22.38% -8.46%
Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
60613 57242 63379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.72% 52.61% 53.74%
Number of salaries quoted 51472 49132 55776
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
Top 5 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 25 July 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
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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
South West -18 1 - -
England -40 1 - - 2
Scotland - 1 £41,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £41,000 -
Devon - 1 - -

RPG/400
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 22 (100.00%) RPG
1 22 (100.00%) RPG IV
2 15 (68.18%) Banking
3 14 (63.64%) SQL
4 13 (59.09%) XML
4 13 (59.09%) Migration
5 12 (54.55%) Telecoms
5 12 (54.55%) ETL
5 12 (54.55%) Web Services
5 12 (54.55%) Degree
5 12 (54.55%) Unit Testing
5 12 (54.55%) Data Migration
6 6 (27.27%) AS400
7 4 (18.18%) iSeries
7 4 (18.18%) Finance
8 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
8 3 (13.64%) Misys Midas
8 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
8 3 (13.64%) Web Development
9 2 (9.09%) Retail
9 2 (9.09%) Fiserv
9 2 (9.09%) Misys Equation
9 2 (9.09%) DB2
9 2 (9.09%) Java
9 2 (9.09%) Misys
9 2 (9.09%) ERP
9 2 (9.09%) Project Management
9 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
10 1 (4.55%) Automotive
10 1 (4.55%) Games

RPG/400
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.55%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Misys Midas
2 2 (9.09%) Misys Equation
3 1 (4.55%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) DB2
General
1 15 (68.18%) Banking
2 12 (54.55%) Telecoms
3 4 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 2 (9.09%) Retail
5 1 (4.55%) Games
5 1 (4.55%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (31.82%) Programmer
4 6 (27.27%) Developer
5 5 (22.73%) RPG Developer
6 4 (18.18%) Senior Analyst Programmer
6 4 (18.18%) Senior Programmer
6 4 (18.18%) Analyst Programmer
7 3 (13.64%) Web Developer
8 2 (9.09%) Development Manager
8 2 (9.09%) RPG Programmer
8 2 (9.09%) Development Team Manager
8 2 (9.09%) Team Leader
8 2 (9.09%) Development Team Leader
9 1 (4.55%) AS400 Developer
9 1 (4.55%) Consultant
9 1 (4.55%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (59.09%) XML
2 12 (54.55%) Web Services
3 1 (4.55%) J2EE
3 1 (4.55%) EDI
3 1 (4.55%) JSON
3 1 (4.55%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) AS400
2 4 (18.18%) iSeries
3 1 (4.55%) SWIFT
3 1 (4.55%) Derivative
3 1 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Migration
2 12 (54.55%) ETL
2 12 (54.55%) Unit Testing
2 12 (54.55%) Data Migration
3 3 (13.64%) Web Development
4 2 (9.09%) Project Management
4 2 (9.09%) ERP
5 1 (4.55%) Logistics
5 1 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) RPG
1 22 (100.00%) RPG IV
2 14 (63.64%) SQL
3 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (4.55%) C++
5 1 (4.55%) VC++
5 1 (4.55%) RPG III
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Misys
1 2 (9.09%) Fiserv
2 1 (4.55%) SAP
2 1 (4.55%) IBM