The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for RPG III skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited RPG III over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM RPG III
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 919 982
Permanent jobs citing RPG III 0 14 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.014% 0.002%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.027% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 0 14 2
Median salary - £43,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -33.84%  
UK excluding London median salary - £43,000 -

RPG III 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 with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 50204 51240 57032
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 56.13% 52.79% 51.45%
Number of salaries quoted 42122 44388 48638
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

RPG III
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing RPG III as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for RPG III in the UK

RPG III
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for RPG III in the UK