Period
to 18 June 2019

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 18 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM RPG/400
UK
6 months to
18 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1081 1184 1172
Rank change year-on-year +103 -12 +81
Permanent jobs citing RPG/400 4 4 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.002% 0.010%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.005% 0.004% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 10
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.84% +8.67% -1.32%
10th Percentile £39,000 £37,750 £35,875
90th Percentile £42,925 £43,000 £39,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.84% +8.67% -1.32%

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 77,538 96,404 95,011
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.06% 56.09% 55.21%
Number of salaries quoted 63,492 80,374 80,231
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +0.42%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% 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 18 June 2019. 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 +106 4 £40,000 -1.84% 1
UK excluding London +50 4 £40,000 -1.84% 2
South West +6 3 £40,000 +3.90% 1
East Midlands - 1 £42,500 -
Midlands - 1 £42,500 -

For the 6 months to 18 June 2019, 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 4 (100.00%) RPG
1 4 (100.00%) AS400
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) RPG IV
3 1 (25.00%) JD Edwards
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (25.00%) NetSuite
3 1 (25.00%) Infor
3 1 (25.00%) 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (25.00%) NetSuite
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 3 (75.00%) Programmer
1 3 (75.00%) RPG Analyst Programmer
1 3 (75.00%) RPG Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) AS400
2 1 (25.00%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) RPG
2 3 (75.00%) RPG IV
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Infor
1 1 (25.00%) JD Edwards