The table below looks at the statistics for RPG skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RPG over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG
Rank 235 259 284
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +25
Permanent jobs citing RPG 9 22 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.14% 0.29% 0.012%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.26% 0.55% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 0
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
RPG
England

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

Programming Languages Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3453 4027 4656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 52.19% 52.67% 55.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3053 3492 3949
Median salary £44,500 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.22% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

RPG
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

RPG Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

RPG
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

RPG Salary Trend in the East of England

RPG
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RPG within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Cambridgeshire - 6 £35,000 -
Essex - 3 £40,000 -
RPG
England

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 East of England region with a requirement for RPG.

1 20 (90.91%) AS400
2 11 (50.00%) SQL
3 8 (36.36%) WebSphere
3 8 (36.36%) iSeries
3 8 (36.36%) RPG IV
4 6 (27.27%) Performance Analysis
4 6 (27.27%) MQSeries
4 6 (27.27%) OS/400
5 3 (13.64%) Java
6 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (9.09%) Xbox
6 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 2 (9.09%) COBOL
6 2 (9.09%) HTML
6 2 (9.09%) .NET
6 2 (9.09%) J2EE
6 2 (9.09%) DB2
6 2 (9.09%) B2B
6 2 (9.09%) B2C
6 2 (9.09%) JSF
6 2 (9.09%) Finance
6 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
7 1 (4.55%) C#
7 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
7 1 (4.55%) Banking
7 1 (4.55%) IBM
7 1 (4.55%) Intel
7 1 (4.55%) Cognos
7 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.55%) ITIL

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (36.36%) WebSphere
2 6 (27.27%) MQSeries
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) DB2
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) AS400 Developer
1 9 (40.91%) Developer
1 9 (40.91%) RPG Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Consultant
3 5 (22.73%) Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Analyst Programmer
3 5 (22.73%) Programmer
3 5 (22.73%) RPG Analyst Programmer
3 5 (22.73%) RPG Programmer
4 3 (13.64%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
4 3 (13.64%) AS400 Programmer
5 2 (9.09%) AS400 Support
5 2 (9.09%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
1 2 (9.09%) HTML
1 2 (9.09%) J2EE
1 2 (9.09%) JSF
2 1 (4.55%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 20 (90.91%) AS400
2 8 (36.36%) iSeries
3 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 2 (9.09%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (9.09%) B2B
2 2 (9.09%) B2C
3 1 (4.55%) High Availability
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL
3 1 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) SQL
2 8 (36.36%) RPG IV
3 3 (13.64%) Java
4 2 (9.09%) COBOL
4 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.55%) C#
5 1 (4.55%) RPG/400
5 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Cognos
1 1 (4.55%) IBM
1 1 (4.55%) Intel