The table below looks at the statistics for RPG skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RPG over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG
Rank 85 125 120
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -5
Permanent jobs citing RPG 6 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.60% 0.23% 0.057%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.17% 0.43% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 1
Median salary £40,000 £53,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.52% +70.96%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
RPG
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
514 935 905
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 51.71% 53.61% 51.80%
Number of salaries quoted 463 762 733
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

RPG
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing RPG as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

RPG Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

RPG
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RPG across the Cheshire region.

RPG Salary Trend in Cheshire

RPG
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RPG within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Chester - 6 £40,000 -
RPG
North West

RPG
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT jobs citing RPG 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for RPG.

1 19 (90.48%) Finance
1 19 (90.48%) AS400
1 19 (90.48%) iSeries
2 12 (57.14%) RPG IV
3 7 (33.33%) Advertising
3 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) Java
4 2 (9.52%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.76%) People Management
5 1 (4.76%) SQL
5 1 (4.76%) MS Office
5 1 (4.76%) XML
5 1 (4.76%) OOP
5 1 (4.76%) OO
5 1 (4.76%) Synon
5 1 (4.76%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) ISTQB

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (4.76%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Synon
General
1 19 (90.48%) Finance
2 7 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (90.48%) Programmer
1 19 (90.48%) RPG Programmer
2 13 (61.90%) Analyst
3 12 (57.14%) Analyst Programmer
3 12 (57.14%) RPG Analyst Programmer
4 7 (33.33%) AS400 Developer
4 7 (33.33%) AS400 Programmer
4 7 (33.33%) Developer
4 7 (33.33%) RPG Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Test Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (90.48%) AS400
1 19 (90.48%) iSeries
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (9.52%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (9.52%) Performance Testing
3 1 (4.76%) OO
3 1 (4.76%) OOP
3 1 (4.76%) People Management
3 1 (4.76%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
3 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) RPG IV
2 2 (9.52%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) ISTQB