The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
England / North West
Rank 228 220 -
Rank change year-on-year -8 -  
Permanent jobs citing RPG IV 21 18 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.34% 0.32% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.58% 0.62% -
Number of salaries quoted 21 18 0
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -  
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 the North West with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 3607 2925 3374
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 58.72% 51.45% 51.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3097 2489 2893
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

RPG IV
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for RPG IV in the North West

RPG IV
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RPG IV in the North West over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for RPG IV in the North West

RPG IV
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RPG IV within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 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
Manchester - 9 £21,000 -
Cheshire -2 5 £37,500 -6.25%
RPG IV
England

RPG IV
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 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 North West region with a requirement for RPG IV.

1 31 (100.00%) RPG
2 21 (67.74%) iSeries
3 20 (64.52%) AS400
4 9 (29.03%) .NET
4 9 (29.03%) IBM
4 9 (29.03%) SQL
4 9 (29.03%) Finance
5 5 (16.13%) JD Edwards
5 5 (16.13%) Logistics
5 5 (16.13%) Degree
5 5 (16.13%) ITIL
5 5 (16.13%) Technical Analysis
5 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (16.13%) RPG/400
6 4 (12.90%) Mobile App
6 4 (12.90%) MS Office
6 4 (12.90%) Apache
6 4 (12.90%) VB.NET
6 4 (12.90%) HTML
6 4 (12.90%) Synon
6 4 (12.90%) iPad
6 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (3.23%) Automotive
7 1 (3.23%) Validation
7 1 (3.23%) C#
7 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
7 1 (3.23%) XML
7 1 (3.23%) Microsoft

RPG IV
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (12.90%) Apache
2 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Synon
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 25 (80.65%) Analyst
2 20 (64.52%) Analyst Programmer
2 20 (64.52%) Programmer
2 20 (64.52%) RPG Analyst Programmer
2 20 (64.52%) RPG Programmer
3 5 (16.13%) Applications Support
3 5 (16.13%) Applications Support Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Graduate
3 5 (16.13%) Graduate Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Graduate Applications Support
3 5 (16.13%) Graduate Applications Support Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Graduate Support Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Software Support Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Support Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) C# Developer
4 1 (3.23%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) .NET
2 4 (12.90%) HTML
3 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (67.74%) iSeries
2 20 (64.52%) AS400
3 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (12.90%) iPad
4 4 (12.90%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) ITIL
1 5 (16.13%) Logistics
1 5 (16.13%) Technical Analysis
2 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
3 1 (3.23%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) RPG
2 9 (29.03%) SQL
3 5 (16.13%) RPG/400
4 4 (12.90%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) IBM
2 5 (16.13%) JD Edwards
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft