Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM RPG/400
UK
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1193 1143 1249
Rank change year-on-year -50 +106 +26
Permanent jobs citing RPG/400 3 17 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.010% 0.021%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.003% 0.018% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 36
UK median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% -0.66% +23.51%
10th Percentile £37,750 £35,875 £33,173
90th Percentile £42,250 £39,625 £48,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,750
% change year-on-year +2.67% -0.66% +23.51%

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 96,165 92,934 104,743
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 56.00% 55.05% 52.10%
Number of salaries quoted 80,265 78,947 90,416
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -

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 5 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 21 May 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 -6 3 £38,500 +2.67%
UK excluding London -30 3 £38,500 +2.67%
South West - 2 £38,500 -
North of England -5 1 £43,000 +14.67%
Yorkshire - 1 £43,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 3 (100.00%) RPG
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) AS400
1 3 (100.00%) RPG IV
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) iSeries

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 3 (100.00%) Programmer
1 3 (100.00%) RPG Analyst Programmer
1 3 (100.00%) RPG Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) AS400 Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) AS400
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) RPG
1 3 (100.00%) RPG IV
1 3 (100.00%) SQL