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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG
Rank 793 816 894
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +78
Permanent jobs citing RPG 86 128 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.096% 0.13% 0.068%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.18% 0.24% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 73 100 60
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £55,000 £57,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
47035 52964 54249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 52.62% 51.89% 50.76%
Number of salaries quoted 40744 45845 46006
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,786
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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
North West +23 32 £40,000 - 1
South East +50 20 £37,500 - 3
East of England +3 14 £35,000 -22.22% 2
London +36 10 £52,500 -
South West -24 7 £43,000 +7.50% 2
West Midlands -25 2 £60,000 +50.00%
East Midlands +12 1 £38,500 -3.14%
RPG
UK

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 135 (57.69%) AS400
2 127 (54.27%) iSeries
3 119 (50.85%) RPG IV
4 89 (38.03%) Finance
5 85 (36.32%) SQL
6 61 (26.07%) DB2
7 48 (20.51%) ERP
8 39 (16.67%) Java
9 36 (15.38%) IBM
10 35 (14.96%) XML
11 34 (14.53%) Agile Software Development
12 32 (13.68%) .NET
13 27 (11.54%) Manufacturing
13 27 (11.54%) System Testing
14 24 (10.26%) HTML
15 23 (9.83%) FTP
15 23 (9.83%) SDLC
16 22 (9.40%) Waterfall
17 20 (8.55%) Unit Testing
17 20 (8.55%) Web Services
18 19 (8.12%) RPG III
19 18 (7.69%) JavaScript
20 17 (7.26%) Infor
21 15 (6.41%) Release Management
21 15 (6.41%) User Acceptance Testing
21 15 (6.41%) DevOps
21 15 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
22 14 (5.98%) IFS
22 14 (5.98%) Windows
23 13 (5.56%) Project Management

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 11 (4.70%) WebSphere
2 9 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (3.42%) IIS
4 5 (2.14%) OpenROAD
5 1 (0.43%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (4.70%) MS Office
2 10 (4.27%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.71%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 4 (1.71%) JDE World
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.71%) SaaS
3 1 (0.43%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 23 (9.83%) FTP
2 5 (2.14%) SSL
3 2 (0.85%) SAN
4 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.43%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (26.07%) DB2
2 5 (2.14%) Informix
2 5 (2.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.85%) QlikView
5 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.43%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.43%) UniData
Development Applications
1 5 (2.14%) Oracle Forms
1 5 (2.14%) PowerBuilder
1 5 (2.14%) PROIV
General
1 89 (38.03%) Finance
2 27 (11.54%) Manufacturing
3 12 (5.13%) Banking
4 8 (3.42%) Advertising
5 4 (1.71%) Legal
6 3 (1.28%) Automotive
6 3 (1.28%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.85%) Games
7 2 (0.85%) Retail
8 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 109 (46.58%) Developer
2 104 (44.44%) Analyst
3 84 (35.90%) Programmer
4 83 (35.47%) RPG Developer
5 76 (32.48%) AS400 Developer
6 74 (31.62%) RPG Programmer
7 68 (29.06%) Analyst Programmer
8 66 (28.21%) RPG Analyst Programmer
9 25 (10.68%) AS400 Programmer
10 23 (9.83%) Support Analyst
11 20 (8.55%) Applications Support
11 20 (8.55%) Applications Support Analyst
12 18 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
12 18 (7.69%) Senior Analyst Programmer
12 18 (7.69%) Senior Programme Analyst
12 18 (7.69%) Senior Programmer
12 18 (7.69%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
12 18 (7.69%) Senior RPG Programmer
13 12 (5.13%) Software Developer
14 11 (4.70%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (14.96%) XML
2 32 (13.68%) .NET
3 24 (10.26%) HTML
4 20 (8.55%) Web Services
5 11 (4.70%) CSS
6 9 (3.85%) EDI
7 6 (2.56%) J2EE
7 6 (2.56%) JSF
8 5 (2.14%) ASP.NET
9 4 (1.71%) Middleware
9 4 (1.71%) WCF
9 4 (1.71%) WebSphere MQ
9 4 (1.71%) XML Messaging
10 1 (0.43%) Ext JS
10 1 (0.43%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 135 (57.69%) AS400
2 127 (54.27%) iSeries
3 15 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.99%) FMCG
6 6 (2.56%) Digital Media
7 5 (2.14%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.14%) Statistics
8 4 (1.71%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.71%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.28%) Tandem
10 1 (0.43%) EPoS
10 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.43%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.43%) Mobile Games
10 1 (0.43%) Social Gaming
10 1 (0.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.98%) Windows
2 9 (3.85%) Windows Server
3 5 (2.14%) MVS
4 3 (1.28%) OS/400
5 2 (0.85%) Linux
6 1 (0.43%) AIX
6 1 (0.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (20.51%) ERP
2 34 (14.53%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (11.54%) System Testing
4 23 (9.83%) SDLC
5 22 (9.40%) Waterfall
6 20 (8.55%) Unit Testing
7 15 (6.41%) DevOps
7 15 (6.41%) Release Management
7 15 (6.41%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (5.56%) Project Management
9 12 (5.13%) ITIL
10 11 (4.70%) Software Engineering
11 10 (4.27%) System Integration Testing
12 9 (3.85%) Data Analysis
12 9 (3.85%) Line Management
12 9 (3.85%) Web Development
13 8 (3.42%) Logistics
14 6 (2.56%) Systems Analysis
15 5 (2.14%) PRINCE2
15 5 (2.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 119 (50.85%) RPG IV
2 85 (36.32%) SQL
3 39 (16.67%) Java
4 19 (8.12%) RPG III
5 18 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 12 (5.13%) COBOL
7 11 (4.70%) RPG/400
8 9 (3.85%) C#
9 7 (2.99%) C
10 6 (2.56%) C++
10 6 (2.56%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.56%) VB
11 5 (2.14%) Clipper
11 5 (2.14%) DataFlex
11 5 (2.14%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 5 (2.14%) LINC
11 5 (2.14%) Uniface
11 5 (2.14%) xBase
12 4 (1.71%) Progress 4GL
13 3 (1.28%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 8 (3.42%) Degree
2 1 (0.43%) MCSA
2 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.85%) QA
2 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (1.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 36 (15.38%) IBM
2 17 (7.26%) Infor
3 14 (5.98%) IFS
4 10 (4.27%) Oracle
5 7 (2.99%) JD Edwards
5 7 (2.99%) Microsoft
6 5 (2.14%) Dynatrace
6 5 (2.14%) SolarWinds
7 3 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.28%) VMware
8 2 (0.85%) Cognos
9 1 (0.43%) Google
9 1 (0.43%) ION Trading
9 1 (0.43%) MAPICS
9 1 (0.43%) NetApp
Slough, Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Colston Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: Circa £40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
BGL Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Watford
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 plus Company Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Sally Salon Services
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago