The table below looks at the statistics for RPG IV skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RPG IV over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
Rank 217 - 184
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing RPG IV 10 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.18% - 0.071%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.41% - 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 3
Average salary £35,000 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +7.50%
RPG IV
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2416 2377 2149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 43.23% 48.09% 50.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2089 2134 1843
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

RPG IV
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing RPG IV across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

RPG IV Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

RPG IV
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RPG IV across the West Midlands region.

RPG IV Salary Trend in the West Midlands

RPG IV
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RPG IV across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

RPG IV Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

RPG IV
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RPG IV within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Birmingham - 5 £50,000 -
Staffordshire - 5 £35,000 -
RPG IV
England

RPG IV
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing RPG IV 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 IV.

1 16 (100.00%) RPG
2 15 (93.75%) AS400
3 9 (56.25%) SQL
4 5 (31.25%) iSeries
5 4 (25.00%) Project Management
6 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Retail
6 1 (6.25%) RPG/400

RPG IV
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing RPG IV 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 IV. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Programmer
2 9 (56.25%) Analyst
2 9 (56.25%) Analyst Programmer
2 9 (56.25%) RPG Programmer
3 8 (50.00%) RPG Analyst Programmer
4 5 (31.25%) Applications Support
4 5 (31.25%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
4 5 (31.25%) AS400 Programmer
4 5 (31.25%) Systems Support
5 1 (6.25%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Project Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) RPG Developer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (93.75%) AS400
2 5 (31.25%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) RPG
2 9 (56.25%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) RPG/400