Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1067 1073 1198
Rank change year-on-year +6 +125 +71
Permanent jobs citing RPG IV 92 112 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.055% 0.062% 0.038%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.099% 0.12% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 79 97 51
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% -1.18%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £37,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £48,750 £53,750
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +12.00%

RPG IV is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 92912 94931 107205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.40% 52.97% 52.03%
Number of salaries quoted 77032 82577 92532
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +2.27%

RPG IV
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing RPG IV as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North of England +2 30 £38,500 -3.75%
South West -1 26 £40,000 - 1
Yorkshire +51 19 £38,500 -18.95%
South East +25 17 £35,000 -22.22%
London +1 13 £57,500 +9.52%
North West -39 11 £32,250 -19.38%
Midlands +29 4 £40,000 +3.90%
West Midlands +20 4 £40,000 -
East of England -5 2 £37,500 +7.14%
RPG IV
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 92 (100.00%) RPG
2 74 (80.43%) AS400
3 70 (76.09%) SQL
4 39 (42.39%) HTML
5 35 (38.04%) JavaScript
5 35 (38.04%) CSS
6 28 (30.43%) iSeries
7 27 (29.35%) IBM
8 19 (20.65%) Finance
9 17 (18.48%) SQL Server
9 17 (18.48%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (11.96%) .NET
10 11 (11.96%) VB.NET
10 11 (11.96%) Microsoft
11 8 (8.70%) RPG/400
12 7 (7.61%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (7.61%) Degree
12 7 (7.61%) Ajax
12 7 (7.61%) Misys Equation
12 7 (7.61%) Web Design
12 7 (7.61%) Banking
12 7 (7.61%) Misys
12 7 (7.61%) Microsoft Office
12 7 (7.61%) VB
12 7 (7.61%) PHP
12 7 (7.61%) C#
12 7 (7.61%) C++
12 7 (7.61%) DHTML
12 7 (7.61%) Translating Business Requirements
13 6 (6.52%) Windows Server

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 4 (4.35%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (7.61%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (7.61%) Misys Equation
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) G Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.48%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.52%) MySQL
2 6 (6.52%) Pentaho
3 4 (4.35%) DB2
4 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 19 (20.65%) Finance
2 7 (7.61%) Banking
3 4 (4.35%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (58.70%) Developer
2 38 (41.30%) Analyst
3 37 (40.22%) AS400 Developer
3 37 (40.22%) RPG Developer
4 33 (35.87%) Programmer
5 30 (32.61%) Analyst Programmer
5 30 (32.61%) RPG Analyst Programmer
5 30 (32.61%) RPG Programmer
6 22 (23.91%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
6 22 (23.91%) AS400 Programmer
7 8 (8.70%) Analyst Developer
8 7 (7.61%) Graduate
8 7 (7.61%) Graduate Developer
9 6 (6.52%) Project Leader
10 3 (3.26%) Developer Analyst
10 3 (3.26%) Software Analyst
10 3 (3.26%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.26%) Software Programmer
11 2 (2.17%) Applications Support
12 1 (1.09%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (42.39%) HTML
2 35 (38.04%) CSS
3 11 (11.96%) .NET
4 7 (7.61%) Ajax
4 7 (7.61%) DHTML
5 6 (6.52%) EDI
5 6 (6.52%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 74 (80.43%) AS400
2 28 (30.43%) iSeries
3 17 (18.48%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.52%) Linux
1 6 (6.52%) Windows
1 6 (6.52%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.09%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (7.61%) Translating Business Requirements
1 7 (7.61%) User Acceptance Testing
1 7 (7.61%) Web Design
2 6 (6.52%) Business Analysis
2 6 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (6.52%) Change Control
2 6 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (6.52%) ERP
2 6 (6.52%) High Availability
2 6 (6.52%) Project Management
2 6 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (6.52%) Systems Analysis
2 6 (6.52%) Time Management
3 1 (1.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 92 (100.00%) RPG
2 70 (76.09%) SQL
3 35 (38.04%) JavaScript
4 11 (11.96%) VB.NET
5 8 (8.70%) RPG/400
6 7 (7.61%) C#
6 7 (7.61%) C++
6 7 (7.61%) PHP
6 7 (7.61%) VB
7 6 (6.52%) ActionScript
7 6 (6.52%) ActionScript 2.0
7 6 (6.52%) VBA
8 3 (3.26%) RPG III
Qualifications
1 7 (7.61%) Degree
Vendors
1 27 (29.35%) IBM
2 11 (11.96%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.61%) Misys
4 6 (6.52%) Cognos
4 6 (6.52%) JD Edwards
5 2 (2.17%) Google