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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG/400
Rank 910 980 992
Rank change year-on-year
+70 +12
Permanent jobs citing RPG/400 4 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.008% 0.004% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 2
Median salary £37,500 £44,087 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.93% -12.70%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £33,173 £50,500
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -34.31%

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
51360 55978 59974
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.57% 51.01% 51.16%
Number of salaries quoted 44489 47727 50341
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 6 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 25 August 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
South Wales +10 3 £37,500 +13.04%
Cardiff +8 3 £37,500 +13.04%
Wales +6 3 £37,500 +13.04%
London +65 1 £32,500 -40.90%
England +38 1 £32,500 -40.90%
Feltham - 1 £32,500 -

RPG/400
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 21 (100.00%) RPG
2 20 (95.24%) AS400
3 19 (90.48%) RPG IV
4 13 (61.90%) Manufacturing
4 13 (61.90%) HTML
4 13 (61.90%) CSS
5 12 (57.14%) JavaScript
6 8 (38.10%) SQL
7 6 (28.57%) C
7 6 (28.57%) Finance
7 6 (28.57%) Degree
7 6 (28.57%) iSeries
8 2 (9.52%) OS/400
8 2 (9.52%) Java
8 2 (9.52%) DB2
8 2 (9.52%) Infor
8 2 (9.52%) SDLC
9 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
9 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
9 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (4.76%) System Integration Testing
9 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
9 1 (4.76%) .NET
9 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
9 1 (4.76%) XML
9 1 (4.76%) Windows
9 1 (4.76%) AIX
9 1 (4.76%) Linux

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 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) DB2
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) UniData
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (61.90%) Manufacturing
2 6 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (90.48%) Developer
2 18 (85.71%) RPG Developer
3 16 (76.19%) AS400 Developer
4 5 (23.81%) AS400 Programmer
4 5 (23.81%) Programmer
4 5 (23.81%) RPG Programmer
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (4.76%) IT Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Junior
5 1 (4.76%) Junior Developer
5 1 (4.76%) RPG Analyst Programmer
5 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) CSS
1 13 (61.90%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (95.24%) AS400
2 6 (28.57%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) OS/400
2 1 (4.76%) AIX
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.52%) SDLC
2 1 (4.76%) ERP
2 1 (4.76%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) RPG
2 19 (90.48%) RPG IV
3 12 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 8 (38.10%) SQL
5 6 (28.57%) C
6 2 (9.52%) Java
7 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Infor
2 1 (4.76%) Cognos
2 1 (4.76%) IBM
2 1 (4.76%) NetApp
2 1 (4.76%) VMware