Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South 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 6 months to 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
England > South West
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 311 318 329
Rank change year-on-year +7 +11 +7
Permanent jobs citing RPG IV 14 17 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.14% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.24% 0.29% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 15
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.44% -13.68%
10th Percentile £37,900 £40,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £43,250 £43,800 £42,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year - -2.44% -4.65%

RPG IV is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5,914 5,959 6,414
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 58.94% 56.36% 56.57%
Number of salaries quoted 5,003 5,039 5,580
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% +5.19% +4.05%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

RPG IV
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for RPG IV in the South West

RPG IV
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for RPG IV in the South West

RPG IV
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +43 12 £40,000 -
Bristol -8 1 - -
Somerset - 1 £38,500 - 1
RPG IV
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 West region with a requirement for RPG IV.

1 14 (100.00%) RPG
2 13 (92.86%) AS400
3 12 (85.71%) SQL
3 12 (85.71%) HTML
3 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 12 (85.71%) CSS
4 2 (14.29%) Finance
4 2 (14.29%) iSeries
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (7.14%) Web Development
5 1 (7.14%) Time Management
5 1 (7.14%) PHP
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) RPG/400
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution

RPG IV
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 11 (78.57%) RPG Developer
3 10 (71.43%) AS400 Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Programmer
5 2 (14.29%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (14.29%) RPG Analyst Programmer
5 2 (14.29%) RPG Programmer
6 1 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (7.14%) HTML Developer
6 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Software Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Software Programmer
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) CSS
1 12 (85.71%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (92.86%) AS400
2 2 (14.29%) iSeries
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (7.14%) Time Management
1 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) RPG
2 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 12 (85.71%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) RPG/400