The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
England / South East
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 378 - 471
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing RPG IV 17 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% - 0.019%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.21% - 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 0
Median salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £40,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -13.58% -10.00%  

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 South East with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 8052 9946 10424
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 53.52% 51.23% 48.49%
Number of salaries quoted 7008 8839 8951
Median salary £44,031 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.22% +2.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.21% +2.50%  

RPG IV
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

RPG IV
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for RPG IV in the South East

RPG IV
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RPG IV in the South East over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Salary histogram for RPG IV in the South East

RPG IV
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RPG IV within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Hampshire - 11 £47,500 -
Kent - 6 £35,000 -
RPG IV
England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 South East region with a requirement for RPG IV.

1 29 (100.00%) RPG
1 29 (100.00%) AS400
2 22 (75.86%) Finance
3 8 (27.59%) SQL
4 7 (24.14%) iSeries
5 6 (20.69%) VBA
5 6 (20.69%) Windows
5 6 (20.69%) Linux
5 6 (20.69%) IBM
6 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Excel
6 5 (17.24%) Cognos
6 5 (17.24%) EDI
6 5 (17.24%) ERP
6 5 (17.24%) EDIFACT
6 5 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (17.24%) MySQL
6 5 (17.24%) PHP
6 5 (17.24%) ActionScript
6 5 (17.24%) Pentaho
6 5 (17.24%) ActionScript 2.0
6 5 (17.24%) High Availability
6 5 (17.24%) Business Analysis
6 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
7 2 (6.90%) HTML
7 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.90%) CSS
8 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.45%) Mercator
8 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange

RPG IV
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (3.45%) Apache
1 1 (3.45%) IIS
1 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Firewall
1 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) MySQL
1 5 (17.24%) Pentaho
2 1 (3.45%) DB2
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
General
1 22 (75.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (96.55%) AS400 Developer
1 28 (96.55%) Developer
2 27 (93.10%) RPG Developer
3 1 (3.45%) Administrator
3 1 (3.45%) Analyst
3 1 (3.45%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (3.45%) AS400 Administrator
3 1 (3.45%) AS400 Support
3 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) EDI
1 5 (17.24%) EDIFACT
2 2 (6.90%) CSS
2 2 (6.90%) HTML
3 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 29 (100.00%) AS400
2 7 (24.14%) iSeries
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Linux
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.45%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) Business Analysis
1 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (17.24%) ERP
1 5 (17.24%) High Availability
2 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
2 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (3.45%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) RPG
2 8 (27.59%) SQL
3 6 (20.69%) VBA
4 5 (17.24%) ActionScript
4 5 (17.24%) ActionScript 2.0
4 5 (17.24%) PHP
5 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.45%) RPG/400
6 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) IBM
2 5 (17.24%) Cognos
3 1 (3.45%) Mercator
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft