Period
to 25 October 2020

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 25 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM RPG/400
UK
6 months to
25 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 681 1066 1153
Rank change year-on-year +385 +87 +57
Permanent jobs citing RPG/400 4 3 9
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.002% 0.005%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.014% 0.004% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 9
Median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88% -26.09%
10th Percentile £37,500 £39,000 £39,000
90th Percentile £42,500 £41,000 £43,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +13.33%

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 28,990 72,862 91,297
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 59.36% 53.51% 55.52%
Number of salaries quoted 24,613 59,802 75,881
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

RPG/400
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing RPG/400 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for RPG/400 in the UK

RPG/400
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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 25 October 2020. 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 +380 4 £40,000 -
UK excluding London +313 4 £40,000 -
Midlands - 4 £40,000 -
West Midlands - 4 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 25 October 2020, 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%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) DB2
1 4 (100.00%) AS400
1 4 (100.00%) FTP
1 4 (100.00%) iSeries
1 4 (100.00%) RPG III
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (100.00%) IFS
1 4 (100.00%) Proactive Management
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Scala
2 3 (75.00%) Python

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) DB2
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 3 (75.00%) Programmer
2 3 (75.00%) RPG Analyst Programmer
2 3 (75.00%) RPG Programmer
2 3 (75.00%) Support Analyst Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (25.00%) AS400 Developer
3 1 (25.00%) AS400 Support
3 1 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) AS400
1 4 (100.00%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (100.00%) Proactive Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) RPG
1 4 (100.00%) RPG III
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) Scala
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) IFS