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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM RPG/400
Rank 882 930 870
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -60
Permanent jobs citing RPG/400 10 16 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.014% 0.021%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.018% 0.026% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 23
Average salary £33,173 £38,783 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.46% +10.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,565 £35,783 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,813 £36,400
UK excluding London average salary £30,565 £38,783 £35,700
% change year-on-year
-21.18% +8.63%

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
55604 62423 57462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.46% 52.80% 53.15%
Number of salaries quoted 47286 53331 49426
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 May 2015 within the UK.

RPG/400 Salary Histogram in the UK

RPG/400
Top 9 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 May 2015. 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
England +49 5 £65,000 +23.80%
Cardiff 0 5 £30,565 -21.18%
Wales -7 5 £30,565 -21.18%
South Wales -11 5 £30,565 -21.18%
South East - 3 - -
Dorking - 3 - -
Surrey - 3 - -
London +33 2 £65,000 +23.80%
City of London - 2 £65,000 -

RPG/400
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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
2 19 (86.36%) SQL
3 17 (77.27%) RPG IV
4 16 (72.73%) Degree
5 11 (50.00%) iSeries
6 9 (40.91%) Telecoms
6 9 (40.91%) XML
6 9 (40.91%) Banking
6 9 (40.91%) INSURE/90
6 9 (40.91%) Unit Testing
7 8 (36.36%) Web Services
7 8 (36.36%) ETL
7 8 (36.36%) Finance
8 7 (31.82%) AS400
9 6 (27.27%) Migration
9 6 (27.27%) Synon
9 6 (27.27%) DB2
9 6 (27.27%) Java
10 5 (22.73%) .NET
10 5 (22.73%) Scrum
10 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
10 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (18.18%) BT
11 4 (18.18%) Billing
11 4 (18.18%) JSON
11 4 (18.18%) Data Migration
11 4 (18.18%) Technical Analysis
11 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
11 4 (18.18%) Lotus
11 4 (18.18%) JMS

RPG/400
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 4 (18.18%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (40.91%) INSURE/90
2 1 (4.55%) JDE World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) DB2
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Synon
General
1 9 (40.91%) Telecoms
1 9 (40.91%) Banking
2 8 (36.36%) Finance
3 4 (18.18%) Billing
4 2 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Analyst
1 14 (63.64%) Analyst Programmer
1 14 (63.64%) Programmer
2 13 (59.09%) Senior Analyst
2 13 (59.09%) Senior Analyst Programmer
2 13 (59.09%) Senior Programmer
3 10 (45.45%) Developer
4 9 (40.91%) RPG Developer
4 9 (40.91%) RPG Programmer
4 9 (40.91%) RPG Analyst Programmer
4 9 (40.91%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
4 9 (40.91%) Senior RPG Developer
4 9 (40.91%) Senior RPG Programmer
4 9 (40.91%) Developer Analyst
4 9 (40.91%) Senior Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Junior
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) XML
2 8 (36.36%) Web Services
3 5 (22.73%) .NET
4 4 (18.18%) Swing
4 4 (18.18%) JMS
4 4 (18.18%) JSON
5 1 (4.55%) WCF
5 1 (4.55%) WPF
5 1 (4.55%) Silverlight
5 1 (4.55%) REST
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.55%) CSS
5 1 (4.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) iSeries
2 7 (31.82%) AS400
3 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
4 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Unit Testing
2 8 (36.36%) ETL
3 6 (27.27%) Migration
4 5 (22.73%) Scrum
4 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (18.18%) Data Migration
5 4 (18.18%) Technical Analysis
5 4 (18.18%) Line Management
6 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
7 2 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (4.55%) SDLC
8 1 (4.55%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) RPG
2 19 (86.36%) SQL
3 17 (77.27%) RPG IV
4 6 (27.27%) Java
5 3 (13.64%) C#
6 2 (9.09%) C++
6 2 (9.09%) RPG III
7 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (72.73%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Lotus
1 4 (18.18%) BT
2 2 (9.09%) IBM
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) JD Edwards