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

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG
Rank 203 248 255
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +7
Permanent jobs citing RPG 24 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.43% 0.16% 0.057%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.80% 0.30% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 17 7 4
Median salary £45,000 £53,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.09% +37.66%
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
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
3015 3359 3812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 53.87% 52.23% 54.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2604 2855 3230
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 29 June 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 +34 6 £40,000 -24.52%
Lancashire +12 3 £40,000 -
Manchester - 2 £45,000 -
RPG
England

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 41 (80.39%) AS400
2 37 (72.55%) iSeries
3 36 (70.59%) Finance
4 34 (66.67%) RPG IV
5 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (13.73%) Advertising
6 6 (11.76%) ERP
7 3 (5.88%) Manufacturing
7 3 (5.88%) SQL
7 3 (5.88%) Java
7 3 (5.88%) XML
7 3 (5.88%) R
8 2 (3.92%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (3.92%) System Testing
8 2 (3.92%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
8 2 (3.92%) Performance Testing
8 2 (3.92%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.92%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (1.96%) Retail
9 1 (1.96%) VB6
9 1 (1.96%) Test Scripting
9 1 (1.96%) Test Automation
9 1 (1.96%) SaaS
9 1 (1.96%) Waterfall
9 1 (1.96%) Scrum
9 1 (1.96%) Statistical Analysis
9 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
9 1 (1.96%) C#
9 1 (1.96%) XML Schema

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 (3.92%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) DB2
1 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Synon
General
1 36 (70.59%) Finance
2 7 (13.73%) Advertising
3 3 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (70.59%) Programmer
1 36 (70.59%) RPG Programmer
2 34 (66.67%) Analyst
3 30 (58.82%) Analyst Programmer
3 30 (58.82%) RPG Analyst Programmer
4 11 (21.57%) Developer
4 11 (21.57%) RPG Developer
5 8 (15.69%) AS400 Developer
6 7 (13.73%) Consultant
6 7 (13.73%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (13.73%) Senior Analyst Programmer
6 7 (13.73%) Senior Programme Analyst
6 7 (13.73%) Senior Programmer
6 7 (13.73%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
6 7 (13.73%) Senior RPG Programmer
6 7 (13.73%) Support Consultant
6 7 (13.73%) Systems Support
7 6 (11.76%) AS400 Programmer
8 4 (7.84%) Applications Consultant
8 4 (7.84%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) XML
2 1 (1.96%) .NET
2 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.96%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 41 (80.39%) AS400
2 37 (72.55%) iSeries
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (11.76%) ERP
3 2 (3.92%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (3.92%) Performance Testing
3 2 (3.92%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (3.92%) System Testing
3 2 (3.92%) Unit Testing
4 1 (1.96%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (1.96%) OO
4 1 (1.96%) OOP
4 1 (1.96%) People Management
4 1 (1.96%) Scrum
4 1 (1.96%) SDLC
4 1 (1.96%) Software Delivery
4 1 (1.96%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (1.96%) Test Automation
4 1 (1.96%) Test Scripting
4 1 (1.96%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 34 (66.67%) RPG IV
2 3 (5.88%) Java
2 3 (5.88%) R
2 3 (5.88%) SQL
3 1 (1.96%) C#
3 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.96%) VB
3 1 (1.96%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (1.96%) ISTQB