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

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG
Rank 221 210 253
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +43
Permanent jobs citing RPG 38 36 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.60% 0.58% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.03% 1.14% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 38 23 12
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -14.89%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
3678 3171 3942
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 57.84% 50.89% 52.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3186 2730 3449
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
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 2 December 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
Lancashire +17 26 £40,000 - 1
RPG
England

RPG
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 62 (100.00%) iSeries
2 43 (69.35%) AS400
3 33 (53.23%) ERP
4 30 (48.39%) IBM
4 30 (48.39%) SQL
4 30 (48.39%) DB2
4 30 (48.39%) RPG IV
5 28 (45.16%) Finance
6 24 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (35.48%) Waterfall
7 22 (35.48%) Unit Testing
8 19 (30.65%) ITIL
9 18 (29.03%) SDLC
10 13 (20.97%) XML
11 12 (19.35%) BizTalk Server
12 8 (12.90%) Logistics
13 5 (8.06%) Automotive
14 4 (6.45%) System Testing
14 4 (6.45%) Degree
15 2 (3.23%) Advertising
16 1 (1.61%) C#
16 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
16 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
16 1 (1.61%) Requirements Analysis

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 12 (19.35%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (48.39%) DB2
General
1 28 (45.16%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Automotive
3 2 (3.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 55 (88.71%) Analyst
2 29 (46.77%) Support Analyst
3 28 (45.16%) Programmer
3 28 (45.16%) RPG Programmer
4 27 (43.55%) Applications Support
4 27 (43.55%) Applications Support Analyst
5 26 (41.94%) Analyst Programmer
5 26 (41.94%) RPG Analyst Programmer
6 7 (11.29%) Developer
6 7 (11.29%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (11.29%) Senior Analyst Programmer
6 7 (11.29%) Senior Programme Analyst
6 7 (11.29%) Senior Programmer
6 7 (11.29%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
6 7 (11.29%) Senior RPG Programmer
7 5 (8.06%) AS400 Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Systems Developer
9 2 (3.23%) RPG Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Software Analyst
9 2 (3.23%) Software Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.97%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 62 (100.00%) iSeries
2 43 (69.35%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (53.23%) ERP
2 24 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (35.48%) Unit Testing
3 22 (35.48%) Waterfall
4 19 (30.65%) ITIL
5 18 (29.03%) SDLC
6 8 (12.90%) Logistics
7 4 (6.45%) System Testing
8 1 (1.61%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (48.39%) RPG IV
1 30 (48.39%) SQL
2 1 (1.61%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (6.45%) Degree
Vendors
1 30 (48.39%) IBM
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
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