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

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM RPG
England / London
Rank 571 622 637
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +15
Permanent jobs citing RPG 11 17 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.033% 0.042% 0.040%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.060% 0.077% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 8
Median salary £35,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-36.36% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £65,000 £61,250
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £40,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.17% -10.00%

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
18376 21950 21374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 54.85% 54.08% 50.82%
Number of salaries quoted 15938 19230 18347
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

RPG
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 27 February 2017.

RPG Salary Histogram in London

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 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 London region with a requirement for RPG.

1 24 (75.00%) iSeries
2 18 (56.25%) SQL
2 18 (56.25%) AS400
3 14 (43.75%) DB2
4 13 (40.63%) Java
5 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (34.38%) RPG IV
5 11 (34.38%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (34.38%) Software Engineering
5 11 (34.38%) DevOps
5 11 (34.38%) SDLC
6 8 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
6 8 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 8 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (25.00%) Banking
6 8 (25.00%) Finance
6 8 (25.00%) MVS
6 8 (25.00%) Project Management
6 8 (25.00%) EDI
6 8 (25.00%) Web Services
6 8 (25.00%) PRINCE2
7 3 (9.38%) Mainframe
7 3 (9.38%) IBM
7 3 (9.38%) Games
7 3 (9.38%) Scrum
7 3 (9.38%) Scala
7 3 (9.38%) Social Gaming
7 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (9.38%) Degree
7 3 (9.38%) Computer Science

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 2 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 11 (34.38%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (43.75%) DB2
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
General
1 8 (25.00%) Banking
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) AS400 Developer
1 13 (40.63%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) IT Manager
3 7 (21.88%) Junior
3 7 (21.88%) Junior Developer
4 6 (18.75%) RPG Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) Analyst Programmer
5 5 (15.63%) Programmer
5 5 (15.63%) RPG Analyst Programmer
5 5 (15.63%) RPG Programmer
6 3 (9.38%) Architect
7 2 (6.25%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Analyst Programmer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior AS400 Analyst Programmer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Programme Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Programmer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior RPG Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) EDI
1 8 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (6.25%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (6.25%) HTML
2 2 (6.25%) Node.js
3 1 (3.13%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 24 (75.00%) iSeries
2 18 (56.25%) AS400
3 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.38%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (9.38%) Mainframe
3 3 (9.38%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) MVS
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (34.38%) DevOps
1 11 (34.38%) SDLC
1 11 (34.38%) Software Engineering
2 8 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 8 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 8 (25.00%) Project Management
2 8 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (9.38%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (9.38%) Scrum
4 2 (6.25%) Microservices
4 2 (6.25%) Process Improvement
5 1 (3.13%) Game Development
5 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.13%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) SQL
2 13 (40.63%) Java
3 11 (34.38%) RPG IV
4 3 (9.38%) Scala
5 2 (6.25%) Groovy
5 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.25%) Python
5 2 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) IBM