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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
England / West Midlands
Rank 207 226 -
Rank change year-on-year +19 -  
Permanent jobs citing RPG IV 3 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.064% 0.18% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 0.41% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 0
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% -11.11%  

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 2236 2706 2479
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 47.41% 44.16% 49.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1926 2367 2194
Median salary £39,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.62% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

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
Top 4 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 3 (100.00%) RPG
1 3 (100.00%) AS400
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) iSeries

RPG IV
Top Related 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:

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Programmer
2 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Analyst Programmer
2 2 (66.67%) RPG Analyst Programmer
2 2 (66.67%) RPG Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) AS400
2 1 (33.33%) iSeries
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) RPG
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago