The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
UK
Rank 800 875 924
Rank change year-on-year +75 +49  
Permanent jobs citing RPG IV 57 73 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.067% 0.071% 0.033%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.12% 0.14% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 44 66 26
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -11.11%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% -11.11%  

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 with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 46242 53080 53421
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 54.43% 51.56% 50.56%
Number of salaries quoted 39311 45744 45401
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

RPG IV
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

RPG IV
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for RPG IV in the UK

RPG IV
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RPG IV over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for RPG IV in the UK

RPG IV
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RPG IV within the UK over the 3 months to 24 March 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
England +92 53 £35,000 -12.50% 1
North West -13 21 £35,000 -12.50%
East of England +31 10 £35,000 -
Cambridgeshire +23 10 £35,000 -
Peterborough +7 10 £35,000 -
Manchester - 9 £21,000 -
Hampshire - 9 - -
South East - 9 - -
East Midlands +7 7 £38,000 -24.00%
Cheshire -5 5 £37,500 -6.25%
Heywood - 5 £21,000 -
Warrington - 5 £37,500 -
West Midlands +19 3 £35,000 - 1
London +65 2 £40,000 +6.66%
Wiltshire +9 1 £35,000 -14.63%
South West 0 1 £35,000 -7.89%
Swindon - 1 £35,000 -

RPG IV
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 with a requirement for RPG IV.

1 129 (100.00%) RPG
2 103 (79.84%) AS400
3 56 (43.41%) Finance
3 56 (43.41%) iSeries
4 48 (37.21%) SQL
5 20 (15.50%) DB2
6 19 (14.73%) IBM
7 14 (10.85%) FTP
7 14 (10.85%) System Testing
7 14 (10.85%) RPG III
7 14 (10.85%) IFS
8 13 (10.08%) RPG/400
9 12 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (8.53%) ITIL
11 10 (7.75%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (6.98%) Degree
12 9 (6.98%) .NET
12 9 (6.98%) JD Edwards
13 8 (6.20%) Synon
13 8 (6.20%) Unit Testing
13 8 (6.20%) Telecoms
14 7 (5.43%) XML
14 7 (5.43%) HTML
15 6 (4.65%) Oracle
15 6 (4.65%) WebSphere MQ
15 6 (4.65%) Middleware
15 6 (4.65%) ETL
15 6 (4.65%) XML Messaging
15 6 (4.65%) WebSphere
15 6 (4.65%) Waterfall

RPG IV
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (4.65%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.10%) Apache
3 1 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (3.10%) MS Office
2 1 (0.78%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.85%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (6.20%) Synon
General
1 56 (43.41%) Finance
2 8 (6.20%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.10%) Banking
3 4 (3.10%) Billing
4 1 (0.78%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 81 (62.79%) Developer
2 80 (62.02%) RPG Developer
3 75 (58.14%) AS400 Developer
4 37 (28.68%) Analyst
5 27 (20.93%) Programmer
6 26 (20.16%) Analyst Programmer
6 26 (20.16%) RPG Analyst Programmer
6 26 (20.16%) RPG Programmer
7 11 (8.53%) Applications Support
7 11 (8.53%) Applications Support Analyst
7 11 (8.53%) Support Analyst
8 9 (6.98%) Software Support Engineer
8 9 (6.98%) Support Engineer
9 5 (3.88%) Graduate
9 5 (3.88%) Graduate Analyst
9 5 (3.88%) Graduate Applications Support
9 5 (3.88%) Graduate Applications Support Analyst
9 5 (3.88%) Graduate Support Analyst
10 4 (3.10%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.10%) Senior Programme Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.98%) .NET
2 7 (5.43%) HTML
2 7 (5.43%) XML
3 6 (4.65%) Middleware
3 6 (4.65%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (4.65%) XML Messaging
4 1 (0.78%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 103 (79.84%) AS400
2 56 (43.41%) iSeries
3 12 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.10%) iPad
4 4 (3.10%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.33%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (2.33%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (10.85%) System Testing
2 11 (8.53%) ITIL
3 10 (7.75%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (6.20%) Unit Testing
5 6 (4.65%) ETL
5 6 (4.65%) Waterfall
6 5 (3.88%) Logistics
6 5 (3.88%) Technical Analysis
7 4 (3.10%) Feasibility Study
7 4 (3.10%) Scrum
8 3 (2.33%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (0.78%) Customer Requirements
9 1 (0.78%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.78%) ERP
9 1 (0.78%) Project Management
9 1 (0.78%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 129 (100.00%) RPG
2 48 (37.21%) SQL
3 14 (10.85%) RPG III
4 13 (10.08%) RPG/400
5 4 (3.10%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (6.98%) Degree
Vendors
1 19 (14.73%) IBM
2 14 (10.85%) IFS
3 9 (6.98%) JD Edwards
4 6 (4.65%) Oracle
5 2 (1.55%) SAP
6 1 (0.78%) Infor
6 1 (0.78%) Microsoft
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