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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM RPG
UK / England
Rank 722 757 819
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +62
Permanent jobs citing RPG 100 163 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.24% 0.33% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 87 134 83
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £41,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -8.88%

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
42530 49327 49401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 54.05% 52.35% 50.38%
Number of salaries quoted 36571 42930 42685
Median salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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
North West -32 24 £37,500 -6.25% 5
South West +27 19 £45,000 +28.57%
South East +73 13 £40,000 -5.88% 2
London +63 13 £35,000 -36.36% 1
East of England +15 11 £35,000 -49.27%
East Midlands -24 8 £38,000 -20.00%
Yorkshire +24 6 £35,000 -26.31%
West Midlands +16 6 £37,500 -6.25% 1
RPG
UK

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 172 (70.49%) AS400
2 128 (52.46%) RPG IV
3 122 (50.00%) iSeries
4 111 (45.49%) SQL
5 77 (31.56%) Finance
6 63 (25.82%) DB2
7 60 (24.59%) IBM
8 58 (23.77%) ERP
9 50 (20.49%) Agile Software Development
10 45 (18.44%) Waterfall
11 42 (17.21%) SDLC
12 36 (14.75%) XML
12 36 (14.75%) ITIL
13 33 (13.52%) HTML
14 28 (11.48%) Unit Testing
15 25 (10.25%) Java
16 17 (6.97%) Manufacturing
16 17 (6.97%) SAP
16 17 (6.97%) System Testing
17 16 (6.56%) Infor
17 16 (6.56%) Web Services
17 16 (6.56%) FTP
18 15 (6.15%) JavaScript
18 15 (6.15%) RPG III
18 15 (6.15%) IFS
19 14 (5.74%) OS/400
20 13 (5.33%) Logistics
21 12 (4.92%) Software Engineering
22 11 (4.51%) Oracle
22 11 (4.51%) Amazon AWS

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 (4.10%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (3.69%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.82%) Apache
3 2 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.82%) Liferay
Applications
1 3 (1.23%) MS Office
2 1 (0.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (2.87%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.82%) JDE World
3 1 (0.41%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.51%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.41%) G Suite
4 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.56%) FTP
2 4 (1.64%) ATM
3 3 (1.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (25.82%) DB2
2 1 (0.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.41%) MySQL
2 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (1.64%) Git (software)
1 4 (1.64%) Subversion
1 4 (1.64%) TortoiseSVN
1 4 (1.64%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.82%) Synon
General
1 77 (31.56%) Finance
2 17 (6.97%) Manufacturing
3 8 (3.28%) Banking
4 3 (1.23%) Aerospace
4 3 (1.23%) Automotive
4 3 (1.23%) Games
5 1 (0.41%) Legal
5 1 (0.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 101 (41.39%) Developer
2 94 (38.52%) AS400 Developer
3 92 (37.70%) Analyst
4 88 (36.07%) RPG Developer
5 48 (19.67%) Programmer
6 47 (19.26%) RPG Programmer
6 47 (19.26%) Support Analyst
7 44 (18.03%) Applications Support
7 44 (18.03%) Applications Support Analyst
8 41 (16.80%) Analyst Programmer
8 41 (16.80%) RPG Analyst Programmer
9 23 (9.43%) Development Manager
10 12 (4.92%) Architect
11 8 (3.28%) IT Manager
12 7 (2.87%) Junior
12 7 (2.87%) Junior Developer
12 7 (2.87%) Senior Programmer
12 7 (2.87%) Senior RPG Programmer
13 4 (1.64%) Senior AS400 Developer
13 4 (1.64%) Senior RPG Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (14.75%) XML
2 33 (13.52%) HTML
3 16 (6.56%) Web Services
4 9 (3.69%) Middleware
4 9 (3.69%) WebSphere MQ
4 9 (3.69%) XML Messaging
5 8 (3.28%) .NET
5 8 (3.28%) EDI
6 3 (1.23%) CSS
6 3 (1.23%) Hibernate
6 3 (1.23%) J2EE
6 3 (1.23%) Spring
7 2 (0.82%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (0.82%) Node.js
8 1 (0.41%) Akka
8 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.41%) JSON
8 1 (0.41%) WCF
8 1 (0.41%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 172 (70.49%) AS400
2 122 (50.00%) iSeries
3 10 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.05%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.23%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (1.23%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.23%) Social Gaming
6 2 (0.82%) iPad
6 2 (0.82%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.82%) Replication
7 1 (0.41%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.74%) OS/400
2 8 (3.28%) MVS
3 7 (2.87%) Linux
3 7 (2.87%) Windows
4 3 (1.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (23.77%) ERP
2 50 (20.49%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (18.44%) Waterfall
4 42 (17.21%) SDLC
5 36 (14.75%) ITIL
6 28 (11.48%) Unit Testing
7 17 (6.97%) System Testing
8 13 (5.33%) Logistics
9 12 (4.92%) Software Engineering
10 11 (4.51%) DevOps
11 9 (3.69%) ETL
11 9 (3.69%) Project Management
12 8 (3.28%) Continuous Deployment
12 8 (3.28%) PRINCE2
12 8 (3.28%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (2.87%) Mentoring
14 4 (1.64%) OO
14 4 (1.64%) RAD
15 3 (1.23%) Continuous Delivery
15 3 (1.23%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 128 (52.46%) RPG IV
2 111 (45.49%) SQL
3 25 (10.25%) Java
4 15 (6.15%) JavaScript
4 15 (6.15%) RPG III
5 7 (2.87%) Delphi
6 6 (2.46%) C#
7 4 (1.64%) COBOL
8 3 (1.23%) Assembly Language
8 3 (1.23%) C
8 3 (1.23%) C++
8 3 (1.23%) Fortran
8 3 (1.23%) RPG/400
8 3 (1.23%) Scala
9 2 (0.82%) Groovy
9 2 (0.82%) Python
9 2 (0.82%) R
9 2 (0.82%) Ruby
9 2 (0.82%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (4.10%) Degree
2 1 (0.41%) HNC
2 1 (0.41%) NVQ Level 4
System Software
1 3 (1.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.82%) Kibana
Vendors
1 60 (24.59%) IBM
2 17 (6.97%) SAP
3 16 (6.56%) Infor
4 15 (6.15%) IFS
5 11 (4.51%) Oracle
6 5 (2.05%) JD Edwards
7 3 (1.23%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.23%) VMware
8 1 (0.41%) Cognos
8 1 (0.41%) Google
8 1 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
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