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

IBM RPG/400
UK
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1180 1178 1248
Rank change year-on-year -2 +70 +40
Permanent jobs citing RPG/400 8 9 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.005% 0.014%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.008% 0.010% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 25
UK median annual salary £57,500 £33,173 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +73.33% -11.54% +22.69%
10th Percentile £37,300 £33,173 £33,173
90th Percentile £61,250 £42,250 £54,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,500 £33,173 £37,000
% change year-on-year +16.06% -10.34% +21.05%

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 98,109 94,342 108,647
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.65% 53.63% 52.16%
Number of salaries quoted 82,519 80,784 93,404
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RPG/400 over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Salary histogram 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 February 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 +17 8 £57,500 +53.33%
London - 5 £57,500 -
UK excluding London -9 3 £38,500 +16.06%
South West - 2 £38,500 -
East of England - 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 8 (100.00%) RPG
1 8 (100.00%) RPG IV
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) 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
3 5 (62.50%) iSeries
4 3 (37.50%) AS400
5 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (12.50%) G Suite
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (12.50%) Retail
6 1 (12.50%) Google

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 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) G Suite
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Project Leader
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst Programmer
2 3 (37.50%) Programmer
2 3 (37.50%) RPG Analyst Programmer
2 3 (37.50%) RPG Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) AS400 Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) iSeries
2 3 (37.50%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Change Control
1 5 (62.50%) Project Management
1 5 (62.50%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) RPG
1 8 (100.00%) RPG IV
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) IBM
1 5 (62.50%) JD Edwards
2 1 (12.50%) Google
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft