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 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM RPG/400
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 882 924 975
Rank change year-on-year +42 +51  
Permanent jobs citing RPG/400 7 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.016% 0.006%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.014% 0.031% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 7
Median salary £37,500 £38,000 £33,173
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.31% +14.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £33,750 £30,565
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £41,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £30,565
% change year-on-year -1.31% +24.32%  

RPG/400 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 49700 51839 57255
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 55.88% 52.85% 51.52%
Number of salaries quoted 93836 99725 108602
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £28,375 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

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 4 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 3 months to 29 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 +51 6 £37,500 -1.31%
UK excluding London +16 6 £37,500 -1.31%
North of England - 4 £37,500 -
South East - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT jobs citing RPG/400 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/400.

1 17 (100.00%) RPG
2 16 (94.12%) SQL
2 16 (94.12%) RPG IV
3 15 (88.24%) JD Edwards
4 13 (76.47%) Synon
5 9 (52.94%) ITIL
5 9 (52.94%) Technical Analysis
6 8 (47.06%) iPad
6 8 (47.06%) Unit Testing
7 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
7 5 (29.41%) Billing
7 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (17.65%) AS400
8 3 (17.65%) iSeries
9 2 (11.76%) CentOS
9 2 (11.76%) Firewall
9 2 (11.76%) Windows
9 2 (11.76%) Linux
9 2 (11.76%) Apache
9 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
9 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
9 2 (11.76%) VBA
9 2 (11.76%) .NET
9 2 (11.76%) Mercator
9 2 (11.76%) DB2
9 2 (11.76%) IIS
9 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
9 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
9 2 (11.76%) VPN
9 2 (11.76%) IBM

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) Apache
1 2 (11.76%) IIS
1 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.88%) JDE World
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
1 2 (11.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (76.47%) Synon
General
1 5 (29.41%) Billing
1 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Support Engineer
2 14 (82.35%) Software Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) AS400 Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) AS400 Support
4 1 (5.88%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) JDE Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) iPad
2 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (17.65%) AS400
3 3 (17.65%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) CentOS
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) ITIL
1 9 (52.94%) Technical Analysis
2 8 (47.06%) Unit Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
3 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) ERP
4 1 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) RPG
2 16 (94.12%) RPG IV
2 16 (94.12%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
3 2 (11.76%) VBA
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) JD Edwards
2 2 (11.76%) IBM
2 2 (11.76%) Mercator
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle