The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
England / London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 610 622 668
Rank change year-on-year +12 +46  
Permanent jobs citing RPG IV 3 16 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.008% 0.041% 0.004%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.015% 0.074% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 3 16 2
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -46.15%  
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 London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 20451 21652 23668
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 55.52% 54.86% 52.79%
Number of salaries quoted 16835 19113 20331
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £80,000 £80,000
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 London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

RPG IV
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for RPG IV in London

For the 6 months to 26 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 London region with a requirement for RPG IV.

1 5 (100.00%) RPG
1 5 (100.00%) AS400
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Misys
2 3 (60.00%) Misys Equation
2 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (40.00%) iSeries
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) DB2

RPG IV
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Misys Equation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) DB2
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 3 (60.00%) Programmer
1 3 (60.00%) RPG Analyst Programmer
1 3 (60.00%) RPG Programmer
2 2 (40.00%) AS400 Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) RPG Developer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) AS400
2 2 (40.00%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Translating Business Requirements
1 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) RPG
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Misys