The table below looks at the statistics for RPG skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RPG over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG
Rank 750 800 829
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +29
Permanent jobs citing RPG 156 129 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.32% 0.25% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 126 101 122
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £53,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,783
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.13%
RPG
UK

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

Programming Languages Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
49133 52152 58684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 52.67% 51.77% 53.10%
Number of salaries quoted 43029 44776 50482
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

RPG
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

RPG Jobs Demand Trend in England

RPG
Salary Trend in England

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

RPG Salary Trend in England

RPG
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RPG across the England region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

RPG Salary Histogram in England

RPG
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RPG within the England region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
South West +20 38 £42,500 +9.67% 1
North West +36 26 £40,000 -24.52% 1
London +55 25 £37,500 -36.17% 3
Yorkshire +27 21 £47,500 - 1
West Midlands - 12 £57,500 - 1
East Midlands +6 11 £42,500 +8.97% 1
North East - 10 £35,000 -
East of England +7 7 £35,000 -22.22%
South East -13 5 £42,500 +13.33%
RPG
UK

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 England region with a requirement for RPG.

1 226 (69.75%) AS400
2 147 (45.37%) RPG IV
3 142 (43.83%) iSeries
4 135 (41.67%) SQL
5 95 (29.32%) Finance
6 47 (14.51%) Manufacturing
6 47 (14.51%) IBM
7 42 (12.96%) COBOL
7 42 (12.96%) Web Services
8 40 (12.35%) OS/400
9 39 (12.04%) Java
9 39 (12.04%) JD Edwards
10 36 (11.11%) FTP
11 35 (10.80%) ERP
11 35 (10.80%) RPG/400
12 34 (10.49%) DB2
13 31 (9.57%) XML
14 29 (8.95%) .NET
15 26 (8.02%) WebSphere
16 24 (7.41%) Banking
17 23 (7.10%) MQSeries
18 22 (6.79%) HTML
18 22 (6.79%) RPG III
19 21 (6.48%) Performance Analysis
19 21 (6.48%) EDI
20 20 (6.17%) JavaScript
21 19 (5.86%) Oracle
22 18 (5.56%) MS Office
22 18 (5.56%) Degree
23 17 (5.25%) Agile Software Development

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in 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 26 (8.02%) WebSphere
2 23 (7.10%) MQSeries
3 13 (4.01%) Liferay
4 11 (3.40%) IIS
5 5 (1.54%) OpenROAD
6 2 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.62%) SAS
6 2 (0.62%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.31%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.31%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 18 (5.56%) MS Office
2 16 (4.94%) MS Visio
3 12 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (2.16%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.54%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 5 (1.54%) JDE World
3 3 (0.93%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (11.11%) FTP
2 9 (2.78%) HTTPS
3 3 (0.93%) LAN
3 3 (0.93%) WAN
4 2 (0.62%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (10.49%) DB2
2 6 (1.85%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.54%) Informix
4 3 (0.93%) QlikView
5 2 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.31%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.31%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (1.54%) Oracle Forms
1 5 (1.54%) PowerBuilder
1 5 (1.54%) PROIV
2 2 (0.62%) Eclipse
2 2 (0.62%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.62%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.31%) Synon
3 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio
General
1 95 (29.32%) Finance
2 47 (14.51%) Manufacturing
3 24 (7.41%) Banking
4 14 (4.32%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.16%) Retail
6 5 (1.54%) Advertising
6 5 (1.54%) Dutch Language
6 5 (1.54%) French Language
6 5 (1.54%) German Language
6 5 (1.54%) Italian Language
6 5 (1.54%) Spanish Language
7 4 (1.23%) Automotive
8 3 (0.93%) Back Office
9 2 (0.62%) Legal
10 1 (0.31%) Games
Job Titles
1 142 (43.83%) Developer
2 124 (38.27%) Analyst
3 121 (37.35%) Programmer
4 100 (30.86%) Analyst Programmer
5 97 (29.94%) RPG Programmer
6 91 (28.09%) RPG Developer
7 89 (27.47%) RPG Analyst Programmer
8 78 (24.07%) AS400 Developer
9 40 (12.35%) AS400 Programmer
10 37 (11.42%) Consultant
11 26 (8.02%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
12 22 (6.79%) Support Consultant
12 22 (6.79%) Systems Support
13 21 (6.48%) Java Developer
14 17 (5.25%) Support Analyst
15 13 (4.01%) Lead Developer
15 13 (4.01%) Senior Analyst
15 13 (4.01%) Senior Analyst Programmer
15 13 (4.01%) Senior Programmer
15 13 (4.01%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (12.96%) Web Services
2 31 (9.57%) XML
3 29 (8.95%) .NET
4 22 (6.79%) HTML
5 21 (6.48%) EDI
6 16 (4.94%) CSS
7 15 (4.63%) Hibernate
7 15 (4.63%) SOAP
8 13 (4.01%) Apache CXF
8 13 (4.01%) JSF
8 13 (4.01%) JSON
8 13 (4.01%) PrimeFaces
8 13 (4.01%) Spring
8 13 (4.01%) Vaadin
8 13 (4.01%) Velocity
9 9 (2.78%) ASP.NET
10 5 (1.54%) WCF
11 3 (0.93%) Classic ASP
11 3 (0.93%) Ext JS
11 3 (0.93%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 226 (69.75%) AS400
2 142 (43.83%) iSeries
3 16 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (4.32%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (4.01%) Computer Science
6 10 (3.09%) Digital Media
7 9 (2.78%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.23%) FMCG
9 3 (0.93%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.93%) Tandem
10 2 (0.62%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.62%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.62%) Life Science
10 2 (0.62%) LPAR
10 2 (0.62%) Replication
10 2 (0.62%) Xbox
11 1 (0.31%) EPoS
11 1 (0.31%) User Experience
11 1 (0.31%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 40 (12.35%) OS/400
2 13 (4.01%) Linux
3 10 (3.09%) Windows
3 10 (3.09%) Windows Server
4 9 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (10.80%) ERP
2 21 (6.48%) Performance Analysis
3 17 (5.25%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (5.25%) Project Management
4 16 (4.94%) Unit Testing
4 16 (4.94%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (4.63%) System Testing
6 13 (4.01%) Business Analysis
6 13 (4.01%) High Availability
6 13 (4.01%) SDLC
7 12 (3.70%) System Integration Testing
8 11 (3.40%) B2B
9 9 (2.78%) SOA
9 9 (2.78%) Systems Analysis
10 8 (2.47%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (2.16%) Asset Management
11 7 (2.16%) Scrum
12 6 (1.85%) People Management
13 5 (1.54%) Information Management
13 5 (1.54%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 147 (45.37%) RPG IV
2 135 (41.67%) SQL
3 42 (12.96%) COBOL
4 39 (12.04%) Java
5 35 (10.80%) RPG/400
6 22 (6.79%) RPG III
7 20 (6.17%) JavaScript
8 13 (4.01%) R
9 12 (3.70%) C#
10 9 (2.78%) C++
11 6 (1.85%) Progress 4GL
11 6 (1.85%) VB
12 5 (1.54%) C
12 5 (1.54%) Clipper
12 5 (1.54%) DataFlex
12 5 (1.54%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 5 (1.54%) LINC
12 5 (1.54%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.54%) Uniface
12 5 (1.54%) xBase
Qualifications
1 18 (5.56%) Degree
2 2 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.62%) PCI DSS
1 2 (0.62%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.62%) Firmware
Vendors
1 47 (14.51%) IBM
2 39 (12.04%) JD Edwards
3 19 (5.86%) Oracle
4 13 (4.01%) Infor
5 11 (3.40%) SAP
6 10 (3.09%) IFS
7 9 (2.78%) JDA
7 9 (2.78%) Microsoft
7 9 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (1.85%) Intel
9 3 (0.93%) Axway
9 3 (0.93%) OpenText
9 3 (0.93%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.31%) Cognos
10 1 (0.31%) Lotus
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Posted: 12 days ago
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