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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG
Rank 807 839 854
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +15
Permanent jobs citing RPG 85 109 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.094% 0.11% 0.084%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.18% 0.21% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 75 95 77
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
47695 52314 55803
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 52.81% 51.32% 51.23%
Number of salaries quoted 41670 45086 47240
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,300 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +37 22 £40,000 -18.36% 2
South East +11 16 £35,000 -6.66% 2
East of England +20 14 £37,500 -16.66% 2
South West -16 10 £32,000 -20.00%
London +32 9 £40,000 -27.27%
East Midlands +17 9 £42,500 +6.91%
West Midlands -15 4 £58,750 +46.87%
North East - 1 £35,000 -
RPG
UK

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 145 (59.92%) AS400
2 120 (49.59%) RPG IV
3 118 (48.76%) iSeries
4 88 (36.36%) SQL
5 81 (33.47%) Finance
6 50 (20.66%) DB2
7 41 (16.94%) Manufacturing
8 40 (16.53%) XML
9 39 (16.12%) ERP
10 37 (15.29%) .NET
11 32 (13.22%) Java
12 31 (12.81%) HTML
12 31 (12.81%) IBM
13 27 (11.16%) Web Services
14 25 (10.33%) System Testing
15 23 (9.50%) JavaScript
15 23 (9.50%) FTP
16 21 (8.68%) RPG III
17 19 (7.85%) Analytical Skills
17 19 (7.85%) Agile Software Development
18 18 (7.44%) Infor
19 17 (7.02%) User Acceptance Testing
20 16 (6.61%) CSS
21 15 (6.20%) Windows
21 15 (6.20%) Unit Testing
21 15 (6.20%) RPG/400
21 15 (6.20%) Enterprise Software
22 14 (5.79%) SDLC
22 14 (5.79%) Release Management
23 13 (5.37%) MS Excel

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 (4.55%) IIS
1 11 (4.55%) WebSphere
2 5 (2.07%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (2.07%) OpenROAD
3 1 (0.41%) SAS
3 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (5.37%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.96%) MS Office
2 12 (4.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.31%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (2.48%) JDE World
3 4 (1.65%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (9.50%) FTP
2 5 (2.07%) SSL
3 2 (0.83%) LAN
3 2 (0.83%) SAN
3 2 (0.83%) WAN
4 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (20.66%) DB2
2 6 (2.48%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.07%) Informix
4 4 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.83%) QlikView
6 1 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.41%) UniData
Development Applications
1 5 (2.07%) Oracle Forms
1 5 (2.07%) PowerBuilder
1 5 (2.07%) PROIV
2 1 (0.41%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.41%) Synon
General
1 81 (33.47%) Finance
2 41 (16.94%) Manufacturing
3 9 (3.72%) Banking
4 8 (3.31%) Advertising
4 8 (3.31%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.65%) Legal
6 2 (0.83%) Automotive
6 2 (0.83%) Back Office
6 2 (0.83%) Games
7 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 115 (47.52%) Developer
2 100 (41.32%) Analyst
3 91 (37.60%) Programmer
4 83 (34.30%) RPG Developer
5 79 (32.64%) RPG Programmer
6 74 (30.58%) Analyst Programmer
6 74 (30.58%) AS400 Developer
7 71 (29.34%) RPG Analyst Programmer
8 26 (10.74%) AS400 Programmer
9 18 (7.44%) Senior Analyst
9 18 (7.44%) Senior Analyst Programmer
9 18 (7.44%) Senior Programme Analyst
9 18 (7.44%) Senior Programmer
9 18 (7.44%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
9 18 (7.44%) Senior RPG Programmer
10 14 (5.79%) Junior
10 14 (5.79%) Junior Developer
10 14 (5.79%) Software Developer
11 13 (5.37%) Support Analyst
12 11 (4.55%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (16.53%) XML
2 37 (15.29%) .NET
3 31 (12.81%) HTML
4 27 (11.16%) Web Services
5 16 (6.61%) CSS
6 8 (3.31%) EDI
7 6 (2.48%) J2EE
7 6 (2.48%) JSF
8 5 (2.07%) ASP.NET
9 4 (1.65%) WCF
10 3 (1.24%) Ext JS
11 2 (0.83%) Middleware
11 2 (0.83%) WebSphere MQ
11 2 (0.83%) XML Messaging
12 1 (0.41%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 145 (59.92%) AS400
2 118 (48.76%) iSeries
3 19 (7.85%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (6.20%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (4.55%) Digital Media
6 7 (2.89%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.89%) FMCG
7 6 (2.48%) Virtual Team
8 5 (2.07%) Statistics
9 4 (1.65%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.65%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.24%) Tandem
11 1 (0.41%) EPoS
11 1 (0.41%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.41%) Mobile Games
11 1 (0.41%) Social Gaming
11 1 (0.41%) User Experience
11 1 (0.41%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.20%) Windows
2 12 (4.96%) Windows Server
3 10 (4.13%) OS/400
4 1 (0.41%) AIX
4 1 (0.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (16.12%) ERP
2 25 (10.33%) System Testing
3 19 (7.85%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (7.02%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (6.20%) Unit Testing
6 14 (5.79%) Release Management
6 14 (5.79%) SDLC
7 13 (5.37%) System Integration Testing
8 10 (4.13%) DevOps
8 10 (4.13%) Project Management
8 10 (4.13%) Systems Analysis
9 9 (3.72%) Data Analysis
9 9 (3.72%) Line Management
9 9 (3.72%) Web Development
10 7 (2.89%) Logistics
10 7 (2.89%) SOA
10 7 (2.89%) Waterfall
11 6 (2.48%) People Management
11 6 (2.48%) Software Engineering
12 5 (2.07%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 120 (49.59%) RPG IV
2 88 (36.36%) SQL
3 32 (13.22%) Java
4 23 (9.50%) JavaScript
5 21 (8.68%) RPG III
6 15 (6.20%) RPG/400
7 12 (4.96%) COBOL
8 10 (4.13%) C#
9 7 (2.89%) Progress 4GL
10 6 (2.48%) C
10 6 (2.48%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.48%) VB
11 5 (2.07%) C++
11 5 (2.07%) Clipper
11 5 (2.07%) DataFlex
11 5 (2.07%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 5 (2.07%) LINC
11 5 (2.07%) R
11 5 (2.07%) Uniface
11 5 (2.07%) xBase
Qualifications
1 9 (3.72%) Degree
2 1 (0.41%) MCSA
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.83%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (1.24%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 31 (12.81%) IBM
2 18 (7.44%) Infor
3 13 (5.37%) IFS
4 10 (4.13%) JD Edwards
5 9 (3.72%) Oracle
6 8 (3.31%) Microsoft
7 5 (2.07%) Dynatrace
7 5 (2.07%) SolarWinds
8 3 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.24%) VMware
9 2 (0.83%) Axway
9 2 (0.83%) Cognos
9 2 (0.83%) Intel
9 2 (0.83%) OpenText
10 1 (0.41%) ION Trading
10 1 (0.41%) MAPICS
10 1 (0.41%) NetApp
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