The table below looks at the statistics for RPG skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RPG over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM RPG
England / North West
Rank 222 195 229
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +34
Permanent jobs citing RPG 24 39 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.40% 0.71% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.69% 1.43% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 24 17 15
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £40,000 £48,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,000 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.97%

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

Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3465 2718 3478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 58.33% 49.34% 50.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3017 2326 3086
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

RPG
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

RPG Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

RPG
Salary Trend in the North West

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

RPG Salary Trend in the North West

RPG
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RPG within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 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
Lancashire +1 15 £40,000 - 1
RPG
England

RPG
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 North West region with a requirement for RPG.

1 55 (100.00%) iSeries
2 38 (69.09%) AS400
3 32 (58.18%) ERP
4 30 (54.55%) IBM
4 30 (54.55%) SQL
4 30 (54.55%) DB2
5 25 (45.45%) RPG IV
6 22 (40.00%) Unit Testing
6 22 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (40.00%) Waterfall
7 21 (38.18%) ITIL
8 20 (36.36%) SDLC
9 18 (32.73%) Finance
10 11 (20.00%) XML
11 10 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
12 8 (14.55%) Logistics
13 3 (5.45%) Automotive
14 2 (3.64%) System Testing
14 2 (3.64%) Degree
15 1 (1.82%) Requirements Analysis
15 1 (1.82%) C#
15 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
15 1 (1.82%) MS Excel

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 10 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (54.55%) DB2
General
1 18 (32.73%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 50 (90.91%) Analyst
2 28 (50.91%) Applications Support
2 28 (50.91%) Applications Support Analyst
2 28 (50.91%) Support Analyst
3 23 (41.82%) Programmer
3 23 (41.82%) RPG Programmer
4 22 (40.00%) Analyst Programmer
4 22 (40.00%) RPG Analyst Programmer
5 4 (7.27%) Developer
6 2 (3.64%) AS400 Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Systems Developer
7 1 (1.82%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 1 (1.82%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (1.82%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (1.82%) C# Developer
7 1 (1.82%) ERP Analyst
7 1 (1.82%) ERP Support
7 1 (1.82%) Senior Programmer
7 1 (1.82%) Senior RPG Programmer
7 1 (1.82%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 55 (100.00%) iSeries
2 38 (69.09%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (58.18%) ERP
2 22 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 22 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 21 (38.18%) ITIL
4 20 (36.36%) SDLC
5 8 (14.55%) Logistics
6 2 (3.64%) System Testing
7 1 (1.82%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (54.55%) SQL
2 25 (45.45%) RPG IV
3 1 (1.82%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) Degree
Vendors
1 30 (54.55%) IBM
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
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