The table below looks at the statistics for RPG skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RPG over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG
Rank 603 637 667
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +30
Permanent jobs citing RPG 13 15 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.033% 0.034% 0.060%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.060% 0.064% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 14
Median salary £40,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £46,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £68,750 £70,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%
RPG
England

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

Programming Languages Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
21558 23365 25799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 54.79% 52.71% 53.51%
Number of salaries quoted 18994 20096 22295
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

RPG
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

RPG Jobs Demand Trend in London

RPG
Salary Trend in London

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

RPG Salary Trend in London

RPG
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RPG across the London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

RPG Salary Histogram in London

RPG
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RPG within the London region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Feltham - 1 £32,500 -
RPG
England

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 London region with a requirement for RPG.

1 30 (78.95%) AS400
2 22 (57.89%) RPG IV
3 19 (50.00%) iSeries
4 17 (44.74%) SQL
5 16 (42.11%) DB2
5 16 (42.11%) IBM
6 13 (34.21%) XML
6 13 (34.21%) System Integration Testing
6 13 (34.21%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (28.95%) MS Office
7 11 (28.95%) MS Excel
7 11 (28.95%) MS Visio
8 7 (18.42%) WebSphere
9 6 (15.79%) Java
10 5 (13.16%) Finance
11 4 (10.53%) Banking
11 4 (10.53%) HTML
12 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
12 3 (7.89%) .NET
12 3 (7.89%) OS/400
12 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
12 3 (7.89%) Wealth Management
12 3 (7.89%) RPG/400
13 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
13 2 (5.26%) Games
13 2 (5.26%) Asset Management
13 2 (5.26%) JSF
13 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
13 2 (5.26%) Project Management

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 7 (18.42%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (28.95%) MS Excel
1 11 (28.95%) MS Office
1 11 (28.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (42.11%) DB2
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.63%) UniData
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (81.58%) Developer
2 25 (65.79%) RPG Developer
3 17 (44.74%) AS400 Developer
4 14 (36.84%) Junior
4 14 (36.84%) Junior Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Analyst Programmer
6 3 (7.89%) Programmer
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.26%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (2.63%) IT Support Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) RPG Analyst Programmer
8 1 (2.63%) RPG Programmer
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Analyst Programmer
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Programmer
8 1 (2.63%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
8 1 (2.63%) Systems Support
8 1 (2.63%) Systems Support Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (34.21%) XML
2 4 (10.53%) HTML
3 3 (7.89%) .NET
4 2 (5.26%) J2EE
4 2 (5.26%) JSF
5 1 (2.63%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (78.95%) AS400
2 19 (50.00%) iSeries
3 11 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) Mobile Games
4 1 (2.63%) Social Gaming
4 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) OS/400
2 1 (2.63%) AIX
2 1 (2.63%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) System Integration Testing
1 13 (34.21%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (7.89%) Wealth Management
3 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (5.26%) Asset Management
3 2 (5.26%) ERP
3 2 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (2.63%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (2.63%) DevOps
4 1 (2.63%) ITIL
4 1 (2.63%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.63%) Scrum
4 1 (2.63%) Software Engineering
4 1 (2.63%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (57.89%) RPG IV
2 17 (44.74%) SQL
3 6 (15.79%) Java
4 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.89%) RPG/400
5 2 (5.26%) C#
5 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.26%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.26%) VBA
5 2 (5.26%) VBScript
6 1 (2.63%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) IBM
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) JD Edwards
3 1 (2.63%) NetApp
3 1 (2.63%) VMware