The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for RPG IV skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited RPG IV over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 781 830 936
Rank change year-on-year +49 +106  
Permanent jobs citing RPG IV 76 79 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.092% 0.085% 0.014%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.16% 0.16% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 63 67 14
Median salary £38,500 £38,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.31% -9.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £63,200
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.09% +2.50%  

RPG IV is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 46376 49125 53860
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 56.08% 53.12% 51.79%
Number of salaries quoted 39169 43047 46380
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

RPG IV
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing RPG IV as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for RPG IV in England

RPG IV
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for RPG IV in England

RPG IV
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RPG IV in England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for RPG IV in England

RPG IV
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RPG IV within the England region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 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 East +67 23 £35,000 - 1
South West +6 19 £40,000 -6.97%
North West -42 12 £43,750 -2.77% 1
Yorkshire +5 7 £38,500 -18.94%
East of England +1 7 £35,000 - 1
West Midlands +15 5 £35,000 -
London +14 3 £37,500 +7.14%
RPG IV
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 England region with a requirement for RPG IV.

1 129 (100.00%) RPG
2 109 (84.50%) AS400
3 62 (48.06%) SQL
4 40 (31.01%) iSeries
5 33 (25.58%) HTML
6 27 (20.93%) IBM
7 24 (18.60%) JavaScript
7 24 (18.60%) CSS
8 22 (17.05%) Finance
9 18 (13.95%) .NET
10 17 (13.18%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (10.08%) VB.NET
11 13 (10.08%) ERP
12 12 (9.30%) JD Edwards
13 11 (8.53%) Windows
13 11 (8.53%) Linux
13 11 (8.53%) SQL Server
13 11 (8.53%) VBA
13 11 (8.53%) RPG/400
14 10 (7.75%) Apache
15 9 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (6.98%) Microsoft Excel
15 9 (6.98%) Cognos
15 9 (6.98%) EDI
15 9 (6.98%) ITIL
15 9 (6.98%) MySQL
15 9 (6.98%) ActionScript
15 9 (6.98%) PHP
15 9 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
15 9 (6.98%) EDIFACT

RPG IV
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 10 (7.75%) Apache
2 2 (1.55%) IIS
2 2 (1.55%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.55%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (6.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (6.20%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.88%) Misys Equation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.55%) Firewall
1 2 (1.55%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.53%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.98%) MySQL
2 9 (6.98%) Pentaho
3 4 (3.10%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (6.20%) Synon
General
1 22 (17.05%) Finance
2 5 (3.88%) Banking
3 2 (1.55%) Retail
3 2 (1.55%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 81 (62.79%) Developer
2 72 (55.81%) AS400 Developer
3 68 (52.71%) RPG Developer
4 44 (34.11%) Analyst
5 33 (25.58%) Programmer
6 32 (24.81%) Analyst Programmer
6 32 (24.81%) RPG Analyst Programmer
6 32 (24.81%) RPG Programmer
7 11 (8.53%) Support Engineer
8 9 (6.98%) Software Support Engineer
9 8 (6.20%) Analyst Developer
9 8 (6.20%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
9 8 (6.20%) AS400 Programmer
10 7 (5.43%) Graduate
11 5 (3.88%) Applications Support
11 5 (3.88%) Graduate Analyst
11 5 (3.88%) Graduate Applications Support
11 5 (3.88%) Graduate Applications Support Analyst
11 5 (3.88%) Graduate Support Analyst
11 5 (3.88%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (25.58%) HTML
2 24 (18.60%) CSS
3 18 (13.95%) .NET
4 9 (6.98%) EDI
4 9 (6.98%) EDIFACT
5 2 (1.55%) Ajax
5 2 (1.55%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 109 (84.50%) AS400
2 40 (31.01%) iSeries
3 17 (13.18%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.20%) iPad
4 8 (6.20%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.53%) Linux
1 11 (8.53%) Windows
2 9 (6.98%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.55%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (10.08%) ERP
2 9 (6.98%) Business Analysis
2 9 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (6.98%) High Availability
2 9 (6.98%) ITIL
2 9 (6.98%) Technical Analysis
3 8 (6.20%) Unit Testing
4 7 (5.43%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (5.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (5.43%) Time Management
5 5 (3.88%) Logistics
5 5 (3.88%) Translating Business Requirements
5 5 (3.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (1.55%) Problem Management
6 2 (1.55%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (1.55%) Web Design
7 1 (0.78%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (0.78%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.78%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 129 (100.00%) RPG
2 62 (48.06%) SQL
3 24 (18.60%) JavaScript
4 13 (10.08%) VB.NET
5 11 (8.53%) RPG/400
5 11 (8.53%) VBA
6 9 (6.98%) ActionScript
6 9 (6.98%) ActionScript 2.0
6 9 (6.98%) PHP
7 2 (1.55%) C#
7 2 (1.55%) C++
7 2 (1.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (5.43%) Degree
Vendors
1 27 (20.93%) IBM
2 12 (9.30%) JD Edwards
3 9 (6.98%) Cognos
4 5 (3.88%) Misys
5 4 (3.10%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.55%) Mercator
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