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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
England / London
Rank 586 651 650
Rank change year-on-year +65 -1  
Permanent jobs citing RPG IV 2 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.006% 0.012% 0.010%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.011% 0.022% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 0
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
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 London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 18393 22460 21455
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 54.69% 53.88% 51.15%
Number of salaries quoted 15861 19708 18378
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
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 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

RPG IV
Top 10 Related IT Skills in London

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

1 9 (100.00%) RPG
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) AS400
1 9 (100.00%) iSeries
2 6 (66.67%) DB2
3 3 (33.33%) IBM
3 3 (33.33%) Mainframe
3 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills

RPG IV
Top Related 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) DB2
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) AS400 Developer
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
1 6 (66.67%) RPG Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Mainframe Architect
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) AS400
1 9 (100.00%) iSeries
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (33.33%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) RPG
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) IBM