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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM RPG
England / North West
Rank 218 206 229
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +23
Permanent jobs citing RPG 26 33 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.44% 0.58% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.75% 1.16% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 26 17 17
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 £28,000 £40,000 £48,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £40,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.17% -10.00%

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
3461 2853 3510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 58.32% 50.26% 50.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2986 2448 3072
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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
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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 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 - 10 £40,000 - 1
Manchester -23 6 £33,000 - 2
Cheshire -3 3 £37,500 -6.25% 1
RPG
England

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 60 (90.91%) iSeries
2 42 (63.64%) AS400
2 42 (63.64%) SQL
2 42 (63.64%) IBM
3 36 (54.55%) ERP
3 36 (54.55%) DB2
4 30 (45.45%) RPG IV
5 29 (43.94%) Unit Testing
5 29 (43.94%) ITIL
6 27 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (40.91%) Waterfall
7 25 (37.88%) SDLC
8 13 (19.70%) Finance
9 12 (18.18%) XML
9 12 (18.18%) Logistics
10 11 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (9.09%) .NET
12 5 (7.58%) Degree
13 3 (4.55%) Mobile App
13 3 (4.55%) Technical Analysis
13 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (4.55%) RPG/400
13 3 (4.55%) MS Office
13 3 (4.55%) VB.NET
13 3 (4.55%) HTML
13 3 (4.55%) Apache
13 3 (4.55%) JD Edwards
13 3 (4.55%) Automotive
14 2 (3.03%) Synon
14 2 (3.03%) iPad

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 11 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (4.55%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) MS Office
2 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (54.55%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Synon
General
1 13 (19.70%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 55 (83.33%) Analyst
2 32 (48.48%) Support Analyst
3 31 (46.97%) Applications Support
3 31 (46.97%) Applications Support Analyst
4 29 (43.94%) Programmer
4 29 (43.94%) RPG Programmer
5 23 (34.85%) Analyst Programmer
5 23 (34.85%) RPG Analyst Programmer
6 6 (9.09%) Senior Programmer
6 6 (9.09%) Senior RPG Programmer
7 3 (4.55%) Graduate
7 3 (4.55%) Graduate Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Graduate Applications Support
7 3 (4.55%) Graduate Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Graduate Support Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Software Support Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Developer
9 1 (1.52%) Software Developer
9 1 (1.52%) Software Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.18%) XML
2 6 (9.09%) .NET
3 3 (4.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 60 (90.91%) iSeries
2 42 (63.64%) AS400
3 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.03%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (54.55%) ERP
2 29 (43.94%) ITIL
2 29 (43.94%) Unit Testing
3 27 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (40.91%) Waterfall
4 25 (37.88%) SDLC
5 12 (18.18%) Logistics
6 3 (4.55%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (3.03%) System Testing
8 1 (1.52%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (1.52%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 42 (63.64%) SQL
2 30 (45.45%) RPG IV
3 3 (4.55%) RPG/400
3 3 (4.55%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (7.58%) Degree
Vendors
1 42 (63.64%) IBM
2 3 (4.55%) JD Edwards
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft
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