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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG
Rank 207 242 251
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +9
Permanent jobs citing RPG 26 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.46% 0.20% 0.057%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.89% 0.39% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 18 9 4
Median salary £40,000 £53,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.52% +41.33%
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
2932 3375 3948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 51.83% 52.52% 56.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2515 2848 3375
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 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
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RPG across the North West region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

RPG Salary Histogram 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 6 May 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 +35 14 £40,000 -24.52% 1
Manchester +1 3 £45,000 +12.50%
Merseyside - 2 £40,000 -
Lancashire -5 1 £45,000 -10.00%
RPG
England

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

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

1 45 (73.77%) AS400
2 34 (55.74%) iSeries
2 34 (55.74%) RPG IV
3 32 (52.46%) Finance
4 13 (21.31%) ERP
5 11 (18.03%) R
6 5 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.92%) Advertising
7 3 (4.92%) Scrum
7 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET
7 3 (4.92%) XML
7 3 (4.92%) C#
7 3 (4.92%) Java
7 3 (4.92%) SQL
7 3 (4.92%) .NET
7 3 (4.92%) Waterfall
8 2 (3.28%) Kanban
8 2 (3.28%) REST
8 2 (3.28%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
8 2 (3.28%) XSD
8 2 (3.28%) XSLT
8 2 (3.28%) EAI
8 2 (3.28%) SOAP
8 2 (3.28%) Web Services
8 2 (3.28%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
8 2 (3.28%) Performance Testing
9 1 (1.64%) Test Scripting
9 1 (1.64%) Test Automation

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 2 (3.28%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) DB2
2 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Synon
General
1 32 (52.46%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Advertising
3 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.64%) Retail
4 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (68.85%) Analyst
2 32 (52.46%) Programmer
2 32 (52.46%) RPG Programmer
3 30 (49.18%) Analyst Programmer
3 30 (49.18%) RPG Analyst Programmer
4 21 (34.43%) Consultant
4 21 (34.43%) Support Consultant
4 21 (34.43%) Systems Support
5 11 (18.03%) Support Analyst
5 11 (18.03%) Systems Analyst
5 11 (18.03%) Systems Support Analyst
6 10 (16.39%) Applications Consultant
6 10 (16.39%) Applications Support
6 10 (16.39%) Applications Support Consultant
7 7 (11.48%) Developer
7 7 (11.48%) RPG Developer
8 4 (6.56%) AS400 Developer
9 2 (3.28%) AS400 Programmer
9 2 (3.28%) C# Developer
10 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) .NET
1 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET
1 3 (4.92%) XML
2 2 (3.28%) REST
2 2 (3.28%) SOAP
2 2 (3.28%) Web Services
2 2 (3.28%) XSD
2 2 (3.28%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 45 (73.77%) AS400
2 34 (55.74%) iSeries
3 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.64%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.31%) ERP
2 5 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (4.92%) Scrum
3 3 (4.92%) Waterfall
4 2 (3.28%) EAI
4 2 (3.28%) Kanban
4 2 (3.28%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (3.28%) Performance Testing
5 1 (1.64%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (1.64%) OO
5 1 (1.64%) OOP
5 1 (1.64%) People Management
5 1 (1.64%) SDLC
5 1 (1.64%) Software Delivery
5 1 (1.64%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (1.64%) Test Automation
5 1 (1.64%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 34 (55.74%) RPG IV
2 11 (18.03%) R
3 3 (4.92%) C#
3 3 (4.92%) Java
3 3 (4.92%) SQL
4 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.64%) VB
4 1 (1.64%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
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