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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG
Rank 224 262 251
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -11
Permanent jobs citing RPG 22 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.37% 0.045% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.67% 0.089% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 22 2 15
Median salary £40,000 £49,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.36% +4.25%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.23%
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 North West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3261 3367 4046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.14% 50.37% 54.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2836 2890 3365
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 August 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
Cheshire +32 3 £40,000 -18.36%
Lancashire - 3 £37,500 - 2
RPG
England

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 North West region with a requirement for RPG.

1 42 (87.50%) iSeries
2 39 (81.25%) AS400
3 35 (72.92%) Finance
4 34 (70.83%) RPG IV
5 10 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (18.75%) ERP
7 8 (16.67%) Advertising
8 6 (12.50%) SQL
9 5 (10.42%) XML
9 5 (10.42%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (8.33%) DB2
10 4 (8.33%) Unit Testing
10 4 (8.33%) System Testing
11 3 (6.25%) IBM
11 3 (6.25%) Waterfall
12 2 (4.17%) Automotive
12 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
12 2 (4.17%) Java
12 2 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
12 2 (4.17%) Degree
13 1 (2.08%) Logistics
13 1 (2.08%) Retail
13 1 (2.08%) VB6
13 1 (2.08%) Scrum
13 1 (2.08%) Performance Testing
13 1 (2.08%) Test Scripting
13 1 (2.08%) Statistical Analysis
13 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
13 1 (2.08%) VB
13 1 (2.08%) .NET

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 5 (10.42%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) DB2
2 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Synon
General
1 35 (72.92%) Finance
2 8 (16.67%) Advertising
3 2 (4.17%) Automotive
3 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.08%) Retail
4 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (72.92%) Programmer
1 35 (72.92%) RPG Programmer
2 32 (66.67%) Analyst
3 28 (58.33%) Analyst Programmer
3 28 (58.33%) RPG Analyst Programmer
4 14 (29.17%) Developer
5 11 (22.92%) AS400 Developer
5 11 (22.92%) RPG Developer
6 10 (20.83%) Senior Analyst
6 10 (20.83%) Senior Analyst Programmer
6 10 (20.83%) Senior Programme Analyst
6 10 (20.83%) Senior Programmer
6 10 (20.83%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
6 10 (20.83%) Senior RPG Programmer
7 7 (14.58%) AS400 Programmer
8 3 (6.25%) Support Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Systems Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Applications Support
9 2 (4.17%) Lead Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Software Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) XML
2 1 (2.08%) .NET
2 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.08%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 42 (87.50%) iSeries
2 39 (81.25%) AS400
3 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (18.75%) ERP
3 4 (8.33%) System Testing
3 4 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 3 (6.25%) Waterfall
5 2 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (2.08%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.08%) Logistics
6 1 (2.08%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (2.08%) OO
6 1 (2.08%) OOP
6 1 (2.08%) Performance Testing
6 1 (2.08%) Scrum
6 1 (2.08%) SDLC
6 1 (2.08%) Software Delivery
6 1 (2.08%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (2.08%) Test Automation
6 1 (2.08%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 34 (70.83%) RPG IV
2 6 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (4.17%) Java
4 1 (2.08%) C#
4 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.08%) VB
4 1 (2.08%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (6.25%) IBM
Preston, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum plus pension, 25 days holiday, life assurance
Posted: 3 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago