Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM RPG/400
UK
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1137 1169 1220
Rank change year-on-year +32 +51 +83
Permanent jobs citing RPG/400 8 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.006% 0.006%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.009% 0.011% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 11
UK median annual salary £42,500 £48,750 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.82% +28.29% +14.55%
10th Percentile £39,000 £36,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £43,750 £61,250 £41,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -1.32% +19.24%

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 91,449 96,184 100,394
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.56% 55.33% 52.72%
Number of salaries quoted 76,082 78,909 86,601
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £76,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%

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 8 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 15 October 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 +28 8 £42,500 -12.82% 3
UK excluding London +21 8 £42,500 +13.33% 3
South West - 3 £40,000 -
North of England +25 2 £43,000 +14.67% 1
South East +6 2 £42,500 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £43,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £42,500 - 1
Midlands - 1 £42,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 15 October 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
2 7 (87.50%) AS400
2 7 (87.50%) RPG IV
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) ERP
4 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (37.50%) iSeries
4 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (25.00%) JIRA
5 2 (25.00%) Infor
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) JD Edwards
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (12.50%) Feasibility Study
6 1 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (12.50%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle
6 1 (12.50%) JDE OneWorld
6 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 1 (12.50%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (12.50%) System Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Degree
6 1 (12.50%) NetSuite
6 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis

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 2 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (12.50%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (12.50%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (12.50%) NetSuite
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst Programmer
1 5 (62.50%) Programmer
2 3 (37.50%) RPG Analyst Programmer
2 3 (37.50%) RPG Programmer
3 2 (25.00%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
3 2 (25.00%) AS400 Programmer
3 2 (25.00%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Infor Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) JDE Developer
4 1 (12.50%) JDE OneWorld Developer
4 1 (12.50%) RPG Developer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) AS400
2 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) iSeries
3 1 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) ERP
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
3 1 (12.50%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) RPG
2 7 (87.50%) RPG IV
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Infor
1 2 (25.00%) JD Edwards
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle