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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM RPG
UK / England
Rank 703 753 846
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +93
Permanent jobs citing RPG 123 152 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.17% 0.085%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.29% 0.31% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 109 114 65
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +10.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £46,300 £69,000 £52,800
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%

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
42653 48487 49471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 54.08% 52.80% 50.59%
Number of salaries quoted 36906 42232 42702
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 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
South West +39 38 £42,500 +21.42% 2
North West -23 25 £37,500 -6.25% 3
South East - 18 £45,000 -
London +63 17 £40,000 -25.58%
East of England +8 13 £35,000 -49.27%
West Midlands -1 5 £37,500 -14.28% 1
East Midlands -2 4 £38,000 -11.11%
Yorkshire +17 2 £42,500 -10.52% 2
North East - 1 £30,000 - 1
RPG
UK

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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.

1 153 (69.86%) AS400
2 112 (51.14%) iSeries
2 112 (51.14%) RPG IV
3 100 (45.66%) SQL
4 81 (36.99%) Finance
5 58 (26.48%) DB2
6 56 (25.57%) ERP
7 47 (21.46%) IBM
7 47 (21.46%) Agile Software Development
8 42 (19.18%) Waterfall
9 39 (17.81%) XML
10 33 (15.07%) HTML
10 33 (15.07%) SDLC
11 29 (13.24%) ITIL
12 25 (11.42%) Java
13 21 (9.59%) Unit Testing
14 18 (8.22%) System Testing
14 18 (8.22%) Manufacturing
14 18 (8.22%) Web Services
15 17 (7.76%) SAP
15 17 (7.76%) FTP
16 16 (7.31%) Infor
17 15 (6.85%) RPG III
17 15 (6.85%) IFS
18 14 (6.39%) OS/400
18 14 (6.39%) JavaScript
19 11 (5.02%) Software Engineering
20 10 (4.57%) Logistics
20 10 (4.57%) Project Management
20 10 (4.57%) BizTalk Server

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 10 (4.57%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (4.11%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.91%) Liferay
4 1 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.46%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.20%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.91%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 2 (0.91%) JDE World
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.57%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.65%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.37%) SaaS
4 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.46%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.76%) FTP
2 3 (1.37%) ATM
2 3 (1.37%) SAN
3 1 (0.46%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (26.48%) DB2
2 2 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (0.46%) MySQL
3 1 (0.46%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.46%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (1.37%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.37%) Subversion
1 3 (1.37%) TortoiseSVN
1 3 (1.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 81 (36.99%) Finance
2 18 (8.22%) Manufacturing
3 8 (3.65%) Banking
4 3 (1.37%) Aerospace
4 3 (1.37%) Automotive
5 2 (0.91%) Games
5 2 (0.91%) Legal
6 1 (0.46%) Retail
Job Titles
1 89 (40.64%) Analyst
2 87 (39.73%) Developer
3 81 (36.99%) AS400 Developer
4 72 (32.88%) RPG Developer
5 43 (19.63%) Support Analyst
6 42 (19.18%) Applications Support
6 42 (19.18%) Applications Support Analyst
7 37 (16.89%) Analyst Programmer
7 37 (16.89%) Programmer
7 37 (16.89%) RPG Analyst Programmer
7 37 (16.89%) RPG Programmer
8 23 (10.50%) Development Manager
9 12 (5.48%) Architect
10 8 (3.65%) IT Manager
11 7 (3.20%) Junior
11 7 (3.20%) Junior Developer
12 4 (1.83%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
12 4 (1.83%) AS400 Programmer
12 4 (1.83%) Business Analyst
13 3 (1.37%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (17.81%) XML
2 33 (15.07%) HTML
3 18 (8.22%) Web Services
4 9 (4.11%) Middleware
4 9 (4.11%) WebSphere MQ
4 9 (4.11%) XML Messaging
5 8 (3.65%) EDI
6 6 (2.74%) .NET
7 3 (1.37%) CSS
7 3 (1.37%) Hibernate
7 3 (1.37%) J2EE
7 3 (1.37%) Spring
8 1 (0.46%) Akka
8 1 (0.46%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.46%) ELK Stack
8 1 (0.46%) JSON
8 1 (0.46%) Node.js
8 1 (0.46%) WCF
8 1 (0.46%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 153 (69.86%) AS400
2 112 (51.14%) iSeries
3 7 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.83%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.37%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (1.37%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.91%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.91%) Replication
6 2 (0.91%) Social Gaming
7 1 (0.46%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.46%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.46%) Physics
7 1 (0.46%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.39%) OS/400
2 8 (3.65%) MVS
2 8 (3.65%) Windows
3 6 (2.74%) Linux
4 3 (1.37%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (25.57%) ERP
2 47 (21.46%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (19.18%) Waterfall
4 33 (15.07%) SDLC
5 29 (13.24%) ITIL
6 21 (9.59%) Unit Testing
7 18 (8.22%) System Testing
8 11 (5.02%) Software Engineering
9 10 (4.57%) DevOps
9 10 (4.57%) Logistics
9 10 (4.57%) Project Management
10 9 (4.11%) ETL
11 8 (3.65%) Continuous Deployment
11 8 (3.65%) PRINCE2
11 8 (3.65%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (3.20%) Mentoring
13 4 (1.83%) Release Management
13 4 (1.83%) Test Scripting
13 4 (1.83%) User Acceptance Testing
14 3 (1.37%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 112 (51.14%) RPG IV
2 100 (45.66%) SQL
3 25 (11.42%) Java
4 15 (6.85%) RPG III
5 14 (6.39%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.74%) C#
6 6 (2.74%) Delphi
7 5 (2.28%) COBOL
8 3 (1.37%) Assembly Language
8 3 (1.37%) C
8 3 (1.37%) C++
8 3 (1.37%) Fortran
9 2 (0.91%) R
9 2 (0.91%) Scala
10 1 (0.46%) Groovy
10 1 (0.46%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.46%) Python
10 1 (0.46%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (2.74%) Degree
2 1 (0.46%) HNC
2 1 (0.46%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.91%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.46%) Kibana
Vendors
1 47 (21.46%) IBM
2 17 (7.76%) SAP
3 16 (7.31%) Infor
4 15 (6.85%) IFS
5 10 (4.57%) Oracle
6 4 (1.83%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.37%) JD Edwards
7 3 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.37%) VMware
8 1 (0.46%) Cognos
8 1 (0.46%) Dynatrace
8 1 (0.46%) Google
8 1 (0.46%) SolarWinds
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