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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RPG IV over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
England / West Midlands
Rank 199 224 -
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -
Permanent jobs citing RPG IV 3 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.065% 0.20% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.14% 0.46% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 0
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £40,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -9.09%

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
2158 2600 2466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 46.59% 43.83% 48.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1864 2243 2190
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,550 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

RPG IV
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing RPG IV as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 4 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT jobs citing RPG IV also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for RPG IV.

1 3 (100.00%) RPG
1 3 (100.00%) AS400
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) iSeries

RPG IV
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Programmer
2 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Analyst Programmer
2 2 (66.67%) RPG Analyst Programmer
2 2 (66.67%) RPG Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) AS400
2 1 (33.33%) iSeries
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) RPG
2 1 (33.33%) SQL