Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for RPG/400 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited RPG/400 over the 6 months to 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM RPG/400
UK
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1131 1198 1212
Rank change year-on-year +67 +14 +96
Permanent jobs citing RPG/400 9 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.004% 0.003%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.010% 0.008% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 6
UK median annual salary £42,500 £57,500 £33,173
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.09% +73.33% -9.12%
10th Percentile £39,000 £38,875 £32,212
90th Percentile £43,750 £61,250 £37,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £33,173
% change year-on-year +13.33% +13.04% -5.22%

RPG/400 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 87,561 99,259 98,564
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.97% 55.26% 53.12%
Number of salaries quoted 72,646 81,955 84,854
UK median annual salary £51,312 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.62% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

RPG/400
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing RPG/400 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for RPG/400 in the UK

RPG/400
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RPG/400.

Salary trend for RPG/400 in the UK

RPG/400
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RPG/400 within the UK over the 6 months to 14 December 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
England +79 9 £42,500 -26.09%
UK excluding London +54 9 £42,500 +13.33%
South East - 5 £42,500 -
South West - 3 £40,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £42,500 -
Midlands - 1 £42,500 -

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT jobs citing RPG/400 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for RPG/400.

1 9 (100.00%) RPG
2 8 (88.89%) AS400
2 8 (88.89%) RPG IV
3 6 (66.67%) ERP
4 5 (55.56%) Infor
5 4 (44.44%) Finance
6 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (33.33%) SQL
7 2 (22.22%) JD Edwards
7 2 (22.22%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (11.11%) Degree
8 1 (11.11%) NetSuite
8 1 (11.11%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 1 (11.11%) System Testing
8 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
8 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (11.11%) Feasibility Study
8 1 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (11.11%) iSeries
8 1 (11.11%) Oracle
8 1 (11.11%) JDE OneWorld
8 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
8 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis

RPG/400
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:

Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (11.11%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (11.11%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (11.11%) NetSuite
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) RPG Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Analyst Programmer
3 3 (33.33%) Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Infor Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) JDE Developer
4 1 (11.11%) JDE OneWorld Developer
4 1 (11.11%) RPG Analyst Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) RPG Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) AS400
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) iSeries
2 1 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ERP
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
3 1 (11.11%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) RPG
2 8 (88.89%) RPG IV
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Infor
2 2 (22.22%) JD Edwards
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle