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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
England / North West
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 251 212 257
Rank change year-on-year -39 +45  
Permanent jobs citing RPG IV 13 16 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.19% 0.29% 0.016%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.32% 0.53% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 0
Median salary £43,750 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.77% -  
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 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 4003 3015 3359
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 58.37% 53.82% 52.23%
Number of salaries quoted 7562 5600 5979
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,750 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,750 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

RPG IV
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing RPG IV as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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
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 29 June 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 -23 8 £45,000 - 1
Cheshire - 4 £37,500 -
RPG IV
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 North West region with a requirement for RPG IV.

1 34 (100.00%) RPG
2 22 (64.71%) SQL
3 18 (52.94%) .NET
4 17 (50.00%) IBM
4 17 (50.00%) AS400
5 16 (47.06%) iSeries
6 13 (38.24%) VB.NET
6 13 (38.24%) HTML
7 9 (26.47%) Apache
7 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Office
7 9 (26.47%) ITIL
7 9 (26.47%) JD Edwards
7 9 (26.47%) Mobile App
7 9 (26.47%) Technical Analysis
7 9 (26.47%) RPG/400
8 8 (23.53%) Degree
8 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (23.53%) iPad
8 8 (23.53%) Unit Testing
8 8 (23.53%) Synon
9 5 (14.71%) Logistics
10 3 (8.82%) Web Design
10 3 (8.82%) CSS
10 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
10 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
10 3 (8.82%) C#
10 3 (8.82%) C++
10 3 (8.82%) DHTML
10 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
10 3 (8.82%) VB

RPG IV
Co-occurring 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 9 (26.47%) Apache
2 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Synon
General
1 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (61.76%) Analyst
2 16 (47.06%) Analyst Programmer
2 16 (47.06%) Programmer
2 16 (47.06%) RPG Analyst Programmer
2 16 (47.06%) RPG Programmer
3 9 (26.47%) Software Support Engineer
3 9 (26.47%) Support Engineer
4 8 (23.53%) Graduate
5 5 (14.71%) Applications Support
5 5 (14.71%) Applications Support Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) Graduate Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) Graduate Applications Support
5 5 (14.71%) Graduate Applications Support Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) Graduate Support Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) Support Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Graduate Developer
8 1 (2.94%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
8 1 (2.94%) AS400 Programmer
8 1 (2.94%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (52.94%) .NET
2 13 (38.24%) HTML
3 3 (8.82%) Ajax
3 3 (8.82%) CSS
3 3 (8.82%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (50.00%) AS400
2 16 (47.06%) iSeries
3 9 (26.47%) Mobile App
4 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (23.53%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) ITIL
1 9 (26.47%) Technical Analysis
2 8 (23.53%) Unit Testing
3 5 (14.71%) Logistics
4 3 (8.82%) Web Design
5 1 (2.94%) ERP
5 1 (2.94%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) RPG
2 22 (64.71%) SQL
3 13 (38.24%) VB.NET
4 9 (26.47%) RPG/400
5 3 (8.82%) C#
5 3 (8.82%) C++
5 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Degree
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) IBM
2 9 (26.47%) JD Edwards
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
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