Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM RPG/400
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1181 1229 1288
Rank change year-on-year +48 +59 +31
Permanent jobs citing RPG/400 8 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.004% 0.004%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.008% 0.008% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 7
UK median annual salary £57,500 £33,173 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +73.33% -11.54% -8.54%
10th Percentile £38,875 £32,596 £33,173
90th Percentile £61,250 £41,250 £58,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £33,173 £37,500
% change year-on-year +13.04% -11.54% -8.54%

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 99519 100442 112575
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.25% 52.92% 51.76%
Number of salaries quoted 81976 86632 96296
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £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/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
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RPG/400 over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 23 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 +44 8 £57,500 +76.92%
London +16 7 £57,500 +76.92%
UK excluding London +36 1 £37,500 +13.04%
East of England - 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 8 (100.00%) RPG
1 8 (100.00%) RPG IV
2 7 (87.50%) iSeries
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) IBM
3 5 (62.50%) JD Edwards
3 5 (62.50%) Project Management
3 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 5 (62.50%) Systems Analysis
3 5 (62.50%) Change Control
4 2 (25.00%) AS400
4 2 (25.00%) DB2
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (12.50%) OS/400
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) Retail
5 1 (12.50%) Google
5 1 (12.50%) G Suite
5 1 (12.50%) RPG III

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:

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) G Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) DB2
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Project Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 2 (25.00%) Programmer
2 2 (25.00%) RPG Analyst Programmer
2 2 (25.00%) RPG Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) AS400 Developer
3 1 (12.50%) AS400 Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) RPG Developer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) iSeries
2 2 (25.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Change Control
1 5 (62.50%) Project Management
1 5 (62.50%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) RPG
1 8 (100.00%) RPG IV
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) RPG III
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) IBM
2 5 (62.50%) JD Edwards
3 1 (12.50%) Google
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft