The table below looks at the statistics for RPG skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RPG over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG
Rank 178 185 190
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Permanent jobs citing RPG 3 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.086% 0.028% 0.076%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.16% 0.053% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
RPG
North West

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

Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1865 1902 2241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 53.55% 53.71% 56.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1611 1654 1938
Median salary £42,500 £39,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.28% +12.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

RPG
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

RPG Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

RPG
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

RPG Salary Trend in Manchester

RPG
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 Manchester region with a requirement for RPG.

1 11 (91.67%) ERP
2 1 (8.33%) iSeries
2 1 (8.33%) RPG IV
2 1 (8.33%) AS400
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) DB2
2 1 (8.33%) EPoS

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) DB2
General
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Applications Consultant
1 10 (83.33%) Applications Support
1 10 (83.33%) Applications Support Consultant
1 10 (83.33%) Consultant
1 10 (83.33%) Support Consultant
1 10 (83.33%) Systems Support
2 1 (8.33%) Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (8.33%) Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Programmer
2 1 (8.33%) RPG Analyst Programmer
2 1 (8.33%) RPG Developer
2 1 (8.33%) RPG Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) AS400
1 1 (8.33%) EPoS
1 1 (8.33%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) RPG IV
1 1 (8.33%) SQL