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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG/400
Rank 889 858 882
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +24
Permanent jobs citing RPG/400 8 32 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.029% 0.003%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.014% 0.055% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 4 28 3
Average salary £30,565 £38,141 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.86% -6.97%
UK excluding London average salary £30,565 £37,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-18.49% -8.53%

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
56390 58446 63333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.35% 53.38% 54.84%
Number of salaries quoted 48386 49378 55869
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 8 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 19 December 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
Newport +5 4 £30,565 -21.18%
South Wales +2 4 £30,565 -21.18%
Wales -1 4 £30,565 -21.18%
England -18 4 - - 1
Warrington - 3 - -
Cheshire - 3 - -
North West - 3 - -
London +21 1 - -

RPG/400
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 10 (100.00%) RPG
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (90.00%) Web Services
3 7 (70.00%) XML
3 7 (70.00%) RPG IV
3 7 (70.00%) Degree
4 5 (50.00%) INSURE/90
4 5 (50.00%) AS400
5 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
5 4 (40.00%) Banking
5 4 (40.00%) ETL
5 4 (40.00%) Migration
5 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Data Migration
6 3 (30.00%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (30.00%) BT
6 3 (30.00%) Swing
6 3 (30.00%) Billing
6 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (30.00%) iSeries
6 3 (30.00%) Java
6 3 (30.00%) JMS
6 3 (30.00%) Synon
7 2 (20.00%) IBM
7 2 (20.00%) Data Structures
7 2 (20.00%) EDI
7 2 (20.00%) FTP
7 2 (20.00%) DB2
7 2 (20.00%) Windows

RPG/400
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (50.00%) INSURE/90
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Synon
General
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (40.00%) Banking
2 3 (30.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 4 (40.00%) Programmer
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Analyst Programmer
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Programmer
3 3 (30.00%) RPG Programmer
3 3 (30.00%) RPG Analyst Programmer
3 3 (30.00%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
3 3 (30.00%) Senior RPG Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Senior RPG Programmer
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Developer Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) RPG Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) Web Services
2 7 (70.00%) XML
3 3 (30.00%) Swing
3 3 (30.00%) JMS
4 2 (20.00%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) AS400
2 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (30.00%) iSeries
3 2 (20.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ETL
1 4 (40.00%) Migration
1 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) RPG
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) RPG IV
3 3 (30.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) BT
2 2 (20.00%) IBM