Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM RPG/400
UK
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1170 1187 1261
Rank change year-on-year +17 +74 +29
Permanent jobs citing RPG/400 2 14 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.008% 0.012%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.002% 0.014% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 20
UK median annual salary £43,000 £37,500 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.67% -0.66% +13.80%
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +14.67% -1.32% +24.33%

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 94,246 97,700 103,312
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.77% 55.54% 52.40%
Number of salaries quoted 78,260 80,862 89,425
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% 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 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 20 August 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
UK excluding London +26 2 £43,000 +14.67% 1
England +24 2 £43,000 +14.67% 1
North of England +14 2 £43,000 +14.67%
Yorkshire - 2 £43,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 2 (100.00%) RPG
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) AS400
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) iSeries
1 2 (100.00%) RPG IV
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Problem-Solving

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