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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG
Rank 721 791 884
Rank change year-on-year
+70 +93
Permanent jobs citing RPG 142 144 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.14% 0.062%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.31% 0.27% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 122 104 51
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £33,721 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £68,480 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
45127 52680 53493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 53.57% 52.84% 50.19%
Number of salaries quoted 39020 45682 46149
Median salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,484 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +29 35 £40,500 -1.21% 7
North West -20 35 £40,000 - 1
South East +87 27 £40,000 +6.66% 2
London +32 21 £40,000 -23.80% 1
East of England -6 14 £35,000 -47.72%
East Midlands +2 5 £38,000 +1.33%
West Midlands -10 4 £37,500 -6.25% 1
North East - 1 £30,000 - 1
RPG
UK

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 (63.04%) AS400
2 131 (56.96%) iSeries
3 111 (48.26%) RPG IV
4 102 (44.35%) SQL
5 89 (38.70%) Finance
6 70 (30.43%) DB2
7 53 (23.04%) ERP
8 52 (22.61%) IBM
9 51 (22.17%) Agile Software Development
10 44 (19.13%) Waterfall
11 41 (17.83%) XML
12 37 (16.09%) Java
13 33 (14.35%) SDLC
14 29 (12.61%) ITIL
15 28 (12.17%) HTML
16 26 (11.30%) System Testing
17 24 (10.43%) Unit Testing
18 23 (10.00%) FTP
19 19 (8.26%) Infor
20 17 (7.39%) RPG III
21 16 (6.96%) Web Services
21 16 (6.96%) IFS
22 14 (6.09%) .NET
22 14 (6.09%) Manufacturing
22 14 (6.09%) DevOps
22 14 (6.09%) WebSphere
23 12 (5.22%) Software Engineering
23 12 (5.22%) BizTalk Server
23 12 (5.22%) OS/400
24 11 (4.78%) JavaScript

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 14 (6.09%) WebSphere
2 12 (5.22%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.87%) Liferay
4 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.43%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (1.30%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.30%) MS Office
2 2 (0.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.87%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 2 (0.87%) JDE World
2 1 (0.43%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.48%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.30%) SaaS
4 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.43%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 23 (10.00%) FTP
2 5 (2.17%) SAN
2 5 (2.17%) SSL
3 3 (1.30%) ATM
4 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.43%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (30.43%) DB2
2 2 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.87%) NoSQL
2 2 (0.87%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (0.43%) MySQL
3 1 (0.43%) UniData
Development Applications
1 3 (1.30%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.30%) Subversion
1 3 (1.30%) TortoiseSVN
1 3 (1.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 89 (38.70%) Finance
2 14 (6.09%) Manufacturing
3 8 (3.48%) Banking
4 5 (2.17%) Automotive
5 4 (1.74%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.30%) Games
7 2 (0.87%) Legal
8 1 (0.43%) Advertising
8 1 (0.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 108 (46.96%) Analyst
2 83 (36.09%) Developer
3 74 (32.17%) AS400 Developer
4 67 (29.13%) RPG Developer
5 52 (22.61%) Programmer
6 51 (22.17%) Analyst Programmer
6 51 (22.17%) RPG Programmer
7 50 (21.74%) RPG Analyst Programmer
8 44 (19.13%) Applications Support
8 44 (19.13%) Applications Support Analyst
8 44 (19.13%) Support Analyst
9 12 (5.22%) Development Manager
10 11 (4.78%) Architect
11 10 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
11 10 (4.35%) Senior Analyst Programmer
11 10 (4.35%) Senior Programme Analyst
11 10 (4.35%) Senior Programmer
11 10 (4.35%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
11 10 (4.35%) Senior RPG Programmer
12 8 (3.48%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (17.83%) XML
2 28 (12.17%) HTML
3 16 (6.96%) Web Services
4 14 (6.09%) .NET
5 9 (3.91%) EDI
5 9 (3.91%) Middleware
5 9 (3.91%) WebSphere MQ
5 9 (3.91%) XML Messaging
6 8 (3.48%) J2EE
7 5 (2.17%) JSF
8 4 (1.74%) CSS
9 3 (1.30%) Hibernate
9 3 (1.30%) Spring
10 1 (0.43%) Akka
10 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.43%) ELK Stack
10 1 (0.43%) JSON
10 1 (0.43%) Node.js
10 1 (0.43%) WCF
10 1 (0.43%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 145 (63.04%) AS400
2 131 (56.96%) iSeries
3 10 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.61%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.17%) Statistics
6 3 (1.30%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (1.30%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.30%) Social Gaming
7 2 (0.87%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.87%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.87%) Replication
8 1 (0.43%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.43%) Physics
8 1 (0.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.22%) OS/400
2 11 (4.78%) Windows
3 8 (3.48%) MVS
4 6 (2.61%) Linux
5 2 (0.87%) Unix
5 2 (0.87%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.43%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (23.04%) ERP
2 51 (22.17%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (19.13%) Waterfall
4 33 (14.35%) SDLC
5 29 (12.61%) ITIL
6 26 (11.30%) System Testing
7 24 (10.43%) Unit Testing
8 14 (6.09%) DevOps
9 12 (5.22%) Software Engineering
10 11 (4.78%) Project Management
11 10 (4.35%) Logistics
11 10 (4.35%) Release Management
12 9 (3.91%) ETL
13 8 (3.48%) Continuous Deployment
13 8 (3.48%) PRINCE2
13 8 (3.48%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (3.48%) Web Development
14 6 (2.61%) User Acceptance Testing
15 5 (2.17%) Service Delivery
16 4 (1.74%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 111 (48.26%) RPG IV
2 102 (44.35%) SQL
3 37 (16.09%) Java
4 17 (7.39%) RPG III
5 11 (4.78%) JavaScript
6 10 (4.35%) C#
7 7 (3.04%) COBOL
8 5 (2.17%) Delphi
9 3 (1.30%) C
9 3 (1.30%) Scala
10 2 (0.87%) Assembly Language
10 2 (0.87%) C++
10 2 (0.87%) Fortran
10 2 (0.87%) R
11 1 (0.43%) Groovy
11 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.43%) Progress 4GL
11 1 (0.43%) Python
11 1 (0.43%) RPG/400
11 1 (0.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (0.43%) HNC
2 1 (0.43%) MCSA
2 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.43%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.87%) QA
2 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (2.61%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.43%) Kibana
Vendors
1 52 (22.61%) IBM
2 19 (8.26%) Infor
3 16 (6.96%) IFS
4 10 (4.35%) Oracle
5 9 (3.91%) SAP
6 6 (2.61%) VMware
7 5 (2.17%) Dynatrace
7 5 (2.17%) Microsoft
7 5 (2.17%) SolarWinds
8 3 (1.30%) JD Edwards
8 3 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.43%) Cognos
9 1 (0.43%) Google
9 1 (0.43%) ION Trading
9 1 (0.43%) MAPICS
9 1 (0.43%) NetApp
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