The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for RPG IV skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited RPG IV over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 222 237 -
Rank change year-on-year +15 -  
Permanent jobs citing RPG IV 5 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.098% 0.016% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.18% 0.038% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Median salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.09% +2.50%  

RPG IV is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2768 2644 2751
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 54.25% 42.73% 47.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2422 2200 2480
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

RPG IV
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing RPG IV as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for RPG IV in the West Midlands

RPG IV
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RPG IV in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for RPG IV in the West Midlands

RPG IV
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RPG IV within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 5 £35,000 -
RPG IV
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing RPG IV also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for RPG IV.

1 8 (100.00%) RPG
1 8 (100.00%) AS400
2 3 (37.50%) JD Edwards
2 3 (37.50%) ERP
3 2 (25.00%) Misys
3 2 (25.00%) Misys Equation
3 2 (25.00%) Retail Banking
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (12.50%) iSeries
4 1 (12.50%) SQL

RPG IV
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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%) Misys Equation
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
1 2 (25.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Programmer
2 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Analyst Programmer
2 5 (62.50%) RPG Analyst Programmer
2 5 (62.50%) RPG Programmer
3 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 2 (25.00%) RPG Developer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) AS400
2 1 (12.50%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ERP
2 2 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) RPG
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) JD Edwards
2 2 (25.00%) Misys