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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 811 830 949
Rank change year-on-year +19 +119  
Permanent jobs citing RPG IV 79 102 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.089% 0.10% 0.030%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.16% 0.20% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 64 89 28
Median salary £38,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.09% +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,565
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £47,800
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.09% +2.50%  

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 49978 51998 56343
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 56.06% 52.81% 51.49%
Number of salaries quoted 41844 45052 48044
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for RPG IV in the UK

RPG IV
Top 21 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 27 June 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 +46 78 £38,500 +1.31% 3
South East +66 24 £35,000 - 1
South West -6 19 £40,000 -6.97%
Gloucestershire - 19 £40,000 -
Hampshire +26 13 £45,000 - 1
Gloucester - 13 £40,000 -
North West -44 12 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Kent - 11 £35,000 -
Yorkshire 0 7 £38,500 -18.94%
Peterborough -4 7 £35,000 -
East of England -10 7 £35,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire -19 7 £35,000 -
Manchester -28 7 £45,000 - 1
West Midlands +12 6 £37,500 -
Birmingham - 6 £37,500 -
Cheshire - 4 £37,500 -
Warrington - 4 £37,500 -
London +23 3 £37,500 +7.14%
Heywood - 3 - - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 2 - -
Eastleigh - 1 £37,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 134 (100.00%) RPG
2 107 (79.85%) AS400
3 68 (50.75%) SQL
4 40 (29.85%) iSeries
5 35 (26.12%) HTML
6 28 (20.90%) IBM
7 26 (19.40%) JavaScript
7 26 (19.40%) CSS
8 23 (17.16%) Analytical Skills
9 22 (16.42%) Finance
10 19 (14.18%) .NET
11 17 (12.69%) JD Edwards
12 16 (11.94%) RPG/400
13 14 (10.45%) VB.NET
14 13 (9.70%) SQL Server
14 13 (9.70%) ERP
14 13 (9.70%) Synon
15 11 (8.21%) Windows
15 11 (8.21%) Linux
15 11 (8.21%) VBA
16 10 (7.46%) Apache
17 9 (6.72%) Microsoft Excel
17 9 (6.72%) Cognos
17 9 (6.72%) EDI
17 9 (6.72%) ITIL
17 9 (6.72%) MySQL
17 9 (6.72%) ActionScript
17 9 (6.72%) PHP
17 9 (6.72%) EDIFACT
17 9 (6.72%) Disaster Recovery

RPG IV
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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (7.46%) Apache
2 2 (1.49%) IIS
2 2 (1.49%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.49%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (6.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (5.97%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.48%) Misys Equation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.49%) Firewall
1 2 (1.49%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.49%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.70%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.72%) MySQL
2 9 (6.72%) Pentaho
3 4 (2.99%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (9.70%) Synon
General
1 22 (16.42%) Finance
2 6 (4.48%) Banking
3 5 (3.73%) Billing
3 5 (3.73%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.24%) Retail
4 3 (2.24%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 82 (61.19%) Developer
2 70 (52.24%) AS400 Developer
3 67 (50.00%) RPG Developer
4 44 (32.84%) Analyst
5 33 (24.63%) Programmer
6 31 (23.13%) Analyst Programmer
6 31 (23.13%) RPG Analyst Programmer
6 31 (23.13%) RPG Programmer
7 16 (11.94%) Support Engineer
8 14 (10.45%) Software Support Engineer
9 9 (6.72%) Analyst Developer
10 8 (5.97%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
10 8 (5.97%) AS400 Programmer
10 8 (5.97%) Graduate
11 5 (3.73%) Applications Support
11 5 (3.73%) Applications Support Analyst
11 5 (3.73%) Graduate Analyst
11 5 (3.73%) Graduate Applications Support
11 5 (3.73%) Graduate Applications Support Analyst
11 5 (3.73%) Graduate Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (26.12%) HTML
2 26 (19.40%) CSS
3 19 (14.18%) .NET
4 9 (6.72%) EDI
4 9 (6.72%) EDIFACT
5 3 (2.24%) Ajax
5 3 (2.24%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 107 (79.85%) AS400
2 40 (29.85%) iSeries
3 23 (17.16%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.97%) iPad
4 8 (5.97%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.21%) Linux
1 11 (8.21%) Windows
2 9 (6.72%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.49%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (9.70%) ERP
2 9 (6.72%) Business Analysis
2 9 (6.72%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (6.72%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (6.72%) High Availability
2 9 (6.72%) ITIL
2 9 (6.72%) Technical Analysis
3 8 (5.97%) Unit Testing
4 7 (5.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (5.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (5.22%) Time Management
5 6 (4.48%) Translating Business Requirements
5 6 (4.48%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (3.73%) Logistics
7 3 (2.24%) Web Design
8 2 (1.49%) Problem Management
8 2 (1.49%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (0.75%) Customer Requirements
9 1 (0.75%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.75%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 134 (100.00%) RPG
2 68 (50.75%) SQL
3 26 (19.40%) JavaScript
4 16 (11.94%) RPG/400
5 14 (10.45%) VB.NET
6 11 (8.21%) VBA
7 9 (6.72%) ActionScript
7 9 (6.72%) ActionScript 2.0
7 9 (6.72%) PHP
8 3 (2.24%) C#
8 3 (2.24%) C++
8 3 (2.24%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (5.97%) Degree
Vendors
1 28 (20.90%) IBM
2 17 (12.69%) JD Edwards
3 9 (6.72%) Cognos
4 6 (4.48%) Misys
5 5 (3.73%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.49%) Mercator
Watford, Hertfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Heywood, Lancashire
Harry Yearsley Ltd
Salary: dependent on experience
Posted: 19 days ago