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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
UK / England
Rank 784 881 928
Rank change year-on-year +97 +47  
Permanent jobs citing RPG IV 50 61 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.063% 0.063% 0.014%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.12% 0.12% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 42 56 6
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -6.97%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £35,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% -11.11%  

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 42965 50328 50420
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 54.50% 51.93% 50.62%
Number of salaries quoted 36902 43775 43247
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

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 26 March 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 26 March 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
North West -11 20 £35,000 -12.50%
East of England +29 9 £35,000 -
South East - 8 - -
East Midlands +11 7 £38,000 -24.00%
West Midlands +29 3 £35,000 - 1
London +75 2 £40,000 +14.28%
South West +6 1 £35,000 -14.63%
RPG IV
UK

RPG IV
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 118 (100.00%) RPG
2 100 (84.75%) AS400
3 49 (41.53%) Finance
3 49 (41.53%) iSeries
4 37 (31.36%) SQL
5 19 (16.10%) IBM
6 17 (14.41%) DB2
7 11 (9.32%) ITIL
7 11 (9.32%) FTP
7 11 (9.32%) System Testing
7 11 (9.32%) RPG III
7 11 (9.32%) IFS
8 9 (7.63%) .NET
9 8 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (5.93%) XML
10 7 (5.93%) HTML
11 6 (5.08%) Oracle
11 6 (5.08%) ETL
11 6 (5.08%) WebSphere MQ
11 6 (5.08%) Middleware
11 6 (5.08%) Waterfall
11 6 (5.08%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (5.08%) XML Messaging
11 6 (5.08%) WebSphere
12 5 (4.24%) Degree
12 5 (4.24%) Logistics
12 5 (4.24%) RPG/400
12 5 (4.24%) JD Edwards
12 5 (4.24%) Technical Analysis
13 4 (3.39%) Apache

RPG IV
Top Related 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 6 (5.08%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.39%) Apache
3 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (3.39%) MS Office
2 1 (0.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.32%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.41%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (3.39%) Synon
General
1 49 (41.53%) Finance
2 1 (0.85%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 74 (62.71%) Developer
2 73 (61.86%) RPG Developer
3 72 (61.02%) AS400 Developer
4 33 (27.97%) Analyst
5 23 (19.49%) Programmer
6 22 (18.64%) Analyst Programmer
6 22 (18.64%) RPG Analyst Programmer
6 22 (18.64%) RPG Programmer
7 11 (9.32%) Applications Support
7 11 (9.32%) Applications Support Analyst
7 11 (9.32%) Support Analyst
8 5 (4.24%) Graduate
8 5 (4.24%) Graduate Analyst
8 5 (4.24%) Graduate Applications Support
8 5 (4.24%) Graduate Applications Support Analyst
8 5 (4.24%) Graduate Support Analyst
8 5 (4.24%) Software Support Engineer
8 5 (4.24%) Support Engineer
9 3 (2.54%) Architect
10 2 (1.69%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.63%) .NET
2 7 (5.93%) HTML
2 7 (5.93%) XML
3 6 (5.08%) Middleware
3 6 (5.08%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (5.08%) XML Messaging
4 1 (0.85%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 100 (84.75%) AS400
2 49 (41.53%) iSeries
3 8 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.39%) iPad
4 4 (3.39%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.54%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (2.54%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (9.32%) ITIL
1 11 (9.32%) System Testing
2 6 (5.08%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (5.08%) ETL
2 6 (5.08%) Waterfall
3 5 (4.24%) Logistics
3 5 (4.24%) Technical Analysis
4 4 (3.39%) Unit Testing
5 3 (2.54%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (0.85%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (0.85%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.85%) ERP
6 1 (0.85%) Project Management
6 1 (0.85%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 118 (100.00%) RPG
2 37 (31.36%) SQL
3 11 (9.32%) RPG III
4 5 (4.24%) RPG/400
5 4 (3.39%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.54%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (4.24%) Degree
Vendors
1 19 (16.10%) IBM
2 11 (9.32%) IFS
3 6 (5.08%) Oracle
4 5 (4.24%) JD Edwards
5 2 (1.69%) SAP
6 1 (0.85%) Infor
6 1 (0.85%) Microsoft
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