The table below looks at the statistics for RPG skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RPG over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG
Rank 90 96 92
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Permanent jobs citing RPG 2 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.23% 0.19% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.55% 0.34% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 3
Median salary £35,000 £31,250 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -47.91%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
RPG
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Programming Languages Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
363 581 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 42.56% 54.76% 47.33%
Number of salaries quoted 336 556 400
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

RPG
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing RPG as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

RPG Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

RPG
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RPG across the Kent region.

RPG Salary Trend in Kent

RPG
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RPG within the Kent region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
West Malling - 2 £35,000 -
RPG
South East

RPG
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 Kent region with a requirement for RPG.

1 7 (100.00%) AS400
2 5 (71.43%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Banking
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 2 (28.57%) Infor
4 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) SAN
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
5 1 (14.29%) MAPICS
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (14.29%) C
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) MCSA
5 1 (14.29%) ERP
5 1 (14.29%) RPG III
5 1 (14.29%) Change Control
5 1 (14.29%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) ION Trading
5 1 (14.29%) Mathematics

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Programmer
2 3 (42.86%) RPG Programmer
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst Programmer
3 2 (28.57%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
3 2 (28.57%) AS400 Programmer
3 2 (28.57%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) IT Support
3 2 (28.57%) IT Support Technician
3 2 (28.57%) IT Technician
3 2 (28.57%) RPG Analyst Programmer
3 2 (28.57%) Service Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Support Technician
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) AS400
2 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
1 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
1 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 1 (14.29%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) RPG III
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Infor
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) ION Trading
2 1 (14.29%) MAPICS