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 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG/400
Rank 897 957 986
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +29
Permanent jobs citing RPG/400 18 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.006% 0.007%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.035% 0.012% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 7
Median salary £38,000 £33,173 £38,783
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.55% -14.46%
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
51986 57087 63474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.80% 51.47% 52.30%
Number of salaries quoted 45017 48687 54167
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 24 June 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 +72 13 £38,000 -41.53%
South West - 11 £38,000 -
Bristol - 9 £38,000 -
South Wales +10 5 £37,500 +22.68% 1
Wales +6 5 £37,500 +22.68% 1
Cardiff 0 5 £37,500 +22.68% 1
Somerset - 2 - -
Bath - 2 - -
London +31 1 £32,500 -50.00%
Essex - 1 £40,000 -
Colchester - 1 £40,000 -
East of England - 1 £40,000 -

RPG/400
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 31 (100.00%) RPG
1 31 (100.00%) AS400
2 22 (70.97%) RPG IV
3 14 (45.16%) Manufacturing
3 14 (45.16%) SQL
4 12 (38.71%) HTML
4 12 (38.71%) CSS
4 12 (38.71%) JavaScript
5 8 (25.81%) iSeries
6 7 (22.58%) IBM
6 7 (22.58%) OS/400
7 5 (16.13%) Finance
7 5 (16.13%) Degree
7 5 (16.13%) C
8 4 (12.90%) DB2
8 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (9.68%) Banking
9 3 (9.68%) Business Analysis
9 3 (9.68%) Driving Licence
9 3 (9.68%) RPG III
9 3 (9.68%) MS Office
9 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
9 3 (9.68%) MS Visio
9 3 (9.68%) COBOL
9 3 (9.68%) Project Management
10 2 (6.45%) FTP
10 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
10 2 (6.45%) SLA
10 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (6.45%) Firmware

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 (6.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Office
1 3 (9.68%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) FTP
1 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Eclipse
General
1 14 (45.16%) Manufacturing
2 5 (16.13%) Finance
3 3 (9.68%) Banking
4 2 (6.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 21 (67.74%) Developer
2 17 (54.84%) AS400 Developer
2 17 (54.84%) RPG Developer
3 9 (29.03%) Programmer
4 7 (22.58%) Analyst
4 7 (22.58%) RPG Programmer
5 6 (19.35%) AS400 Programmer
6 2 (6.45%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (6.45%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
6 2 (6.45%) AS400 Support
6 2 (6.45%) Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Junior
6 2 (6.45%) Junior Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) RPG Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (38.71%) CSS
1 12 (38.71%) HTML
2 2 (6.45%) XML
3 1 (3.23%) .NET
3 1 (3.23%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 31 (100.00%) AS400
2 8 (25.81%) iSeries
3 3 (9.68%) Driving Licence
4 2 (6.45%) LPAR
4 2 (6.45%) Replication
5 1 (3.23%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (9.68%) Business Analysis
2 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
2 3 (9.68%) Project Management
3 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (6.45%) High Availability
3 2 (6.45%) Performance Management
3 2 (6.45%) SDLC
3 2 (6.45%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (3.23%) System Testing
4 1 (3.23%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) RPG
2 22 (70.97%) RPG IV
3 14 (45.16%) SQL
4 12 (38.71%) JavaScript
5 5 (16.13%) C
6 3 (9.68%) COBOL
6 3 (9.68%) RPG III
7 2 (6.45%) Java
8 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) IBM
2 2 (6.45%) Infor
3 1 (3.23%) Cognos
3 1 (3.23%) JD Edwards
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