The table below looks at the statistics for RPG skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RPG over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG
Rank 196 229 244
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +15
Permanent jobs citing RPG 35 16 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.68% 0.28% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.19% 0.49% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 35 6 10
Median salary £40,500 £41,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.21% +36.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,750 £29,703
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £42,000 £32,500
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 South West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2952 3255 3547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 57.44% 57.08% 54.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2508 2816 3094
Median salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,823 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

RPG
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South 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 South West

RPG
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RPG across the South West region.

RPG Salary Trend in the South West

RPG
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RPG within the South West region over the 3 months to 10 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
Bristol - 9 £46,000 - 1
Wiltshire +18 7 £40,000 -
Gloucestershire -24 6 £40,000 -2.43%
Somerset - 5 £45,000 - 4
Devon -12 3 £45,000 -
RPG
England

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 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 South West region with a requirement for RPG.

1 31 (70.45%) SQL
2 25 (56.82%) AS400
3 22 (50.00%) System Testing
3 22 (50.00%) iSeries
4 16 (36.36%) FTP
4 16 (36.36%) Finance
4 16 (36.36%) DB2
4 16 (36.36%) RPG IV
4 16 (36.36%) RPG III
4 16 (36.36%) IFS
5 15 (34.09%) ERP
6 14 (31.82%) HTML
6 14 (31.82%) Infor
7 11 (25.00%) Manufacturing
7 11 (25.00%) OS/400
7 11 (25.00%) XML
8 9 (20.45%) SAP
9 8 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (13.64%) Web Development
11 3 (6.82%) Java
11 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
11 3 (6.82%) Web Services
11 3 (6.82%) SDLC
12 2 (4.55%) Mentoring
12 2 (4.55%) Liferay
12 2 (4.55%) Waterfall
12 2 (4.55%) Spring
12 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
12 2 (4.55%) Linux
12 2 (4.55%) CSS

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 (4.55%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 16 (36.36%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (36.36%) DB2
2 1 (2.27%) MySQL
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (36.36%) Finance
2 11 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (40.91%) Developer
2 16 (36.36%) AS400 Developer
2 16 (36.36%) RPG Developer
3 13 (29.55%) Analyst
3 13 (29.55%) Analyst Programmer
3 13 (29.55%) Programmer
3 13 (29.55%) RPG Analyst Programmer
3 13 (29.55%) RPG Programmer
4 12 (27.27%) Development Manager
5 8 (18.18%) Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Development Project Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Lead Project Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.82%) HTML
2 11 (25.00%) XML
3 3 (6.82%) Web Services
4 2 (4.55%) CSS
4 2 (4.55%) Hibernate
4 2 (4.55%) J2EE
4 2 (4.55%) Spring
5 1 (2.27%) .NET
5 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.27%) JSON
5 1 (2.27%) WCF
5 1 (2.27%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (56.82%) AS400
2 22 (50.00%) iSeries
3 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.00%) OS/400
2 2 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (50.00%) System Testing
2 15 (34.09%) ERP
3 8 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (13.64%) Web Development
5 3 (6.82%) SDLC
6 2 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.55%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.55%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.27%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 31 (70.45%) SQL
2 16 (36.36%) RPG III
2 16 (36.36%) RPG IV
3 3 (6.82%) Java
3 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) HNC
2 1 (2.27%) NVQ Level 4
Vendors
1 16 (36.36%) IFS
2 14 (31.82%) Infor
3 9 (20.45%) SAP
Bath, Avon
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Somerset
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Good Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago