Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM RPG III
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1203 1222 1296
Rank change year-on-year +19 +74 +27
Permanent jobs citing RPG III 3 21 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.011% 0.002%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.003% 0.021% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 1 21 5
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.90% -9.41%
UK excluding London median annual salary - £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% -9.41%

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

All Programming Languages
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 100094 99915 112409
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.32% 52.89% 51.72%
Number of salaries quoted 82448 86252 96120
UK median annual salary £49,039 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.24% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +1.27%

RPG III
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing RPG III as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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

RPG III
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RPG III within the UK over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
England +9 3 £40,000 -
London - 3 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing RPG III also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for RPG III.

1 3 (100.00%) RPG
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) DB2
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) RPG IV
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) AS400
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) OS/400
3 1 (33.33%) iSeries
3 1 (33.33%) RPG/400

RPG III
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 3 (100.00%) DB2
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Applications Support
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) RPG Analyst Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) RPG Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) AS400
2 1 (33.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) OS/400
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) RPG
1 3 (100.00%) RPG IV
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) RPG/400
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft