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

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG
Rank 209 225 208
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -17
Permanent jobs citing RPG 28 24 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.54% 0.40% 0.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.95% 0.70% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 26 23 29
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £42,000 £41,500
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 South West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2943 3410 3524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 57.00% 56.78% 56.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2532 2936 3013
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 26 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
Bristol - 11 £38,000 -
Wiltshire - 10 £43,000 -
Somerset -12 4 £40,750 +1.87%
RPG
England

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 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 South West region with a requirement for RPG.

1 37 (67.27%) RPG IV
2 34 (61.82%) AS400
3 23 (41.82%) SQL
4 22 (40.00%) iSeries
5 21 (38.18%) HTML
6 20 (36.36%) Manufacturing
7 17 (30.91%) Web Services
8 16 (29.09%) JavaScript
9 15 (27.27%) CSS
9 15 (27.27%) System Testing
9 15 (27.27%) Infor
10 13 (23.64%) FTP
11 12 (21.82%) ERP
11 12 (21.82%) DB2
11 12 (21.82%) RPG III
11 12 (21.82%) RPG/400
11 12 (21.82%) IFS
12 10 (18.18%) Finance
13 8 (14.55%) Spring
13 8 (14.55%) JSF
13 8 (14.55%) Hibernate
13 8 (14.55%) Java
13 8 (14.55%) SOAP
13 8 (14.55%) OS/400
13 8 (14.55%) Linux
13 8 (14.55%) Vaadin
13 8 (14.55%) PrimeFaces
13 8 (14.55%) Apache CXF
13 8 (14.55%) Liferay
13 8 (14.55%) JSON

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 8 (14.55%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.64%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.82%) DB2
2 1 (1.82%) QlikView
General
1 20 (36.36%) Manufacturing
2 10 (18.18%) Finance
3 5 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (61.82%) Developer
2 26 (47.27%) AS400 Developer
3 21 (38.18%) Programmer
4 14 (25.45%) RPG Developer
5 12 (21.82%) Analyst
5 12 (21.82%) Analyst Programmer
6 11 (20.00%) RPG Analyst Programmer
6 11 (20.00%) RPG Programmer
7 10 (18.18%) AS400 Programmer
8 9 (16.36%) Development Manager
9 8 (14.55%) Java Developer
10 3 (5.45%) Application Development Manager
10 3 (5.45%) Applications Development Manager
10 3 (5.45%) Applications Manager
10 3 (5.45%) IT Development Manager
10 3 (5.45%) IT Manager
11 1 (1.82%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
11 1 (1.82%) Database Analyst
11 1 (1.82%) Database Analyst Programmer
11 1 (1.82%) Database Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (38.18%) HTML
2 17 (30.91%) Web Services
3 15 (27.27%) CSS
4 8 (14.55%) Apache CXF
4 8 (14.55%) Hibernate
4 8 (14.55%) JSF
4 8 (14.55%) JSON
4 8 (14.55%) PrimeFaces
4 8 (14.55%) SOAP
4 8 (14.55%) Spring
4 8 (14.55%) Vaadin
4 8 (14.55%) Velocity
5 6 (10.91%) XML
6 3 (5.45%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 34 (61.82%) AS400
2 22 (40.00%) iSeries
3 5 (9.09%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.55%) Linux
1 8 (14.55%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.27%) System Testing
2 12 (21.82%) ERP
3 3 (5.45%) Web Development
4 2 (3.64%) Front End Development
5 1 (1.82%) Data Entry
5 1 (1.82%) Data Management
5 1 (1.82%) Mentoring
5 1 (1.82%) Project Planning
5 1 (1.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.82%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 37 (67.27%) RPG IV
2 23 (41.82%) SQL
3 16 (29.09%) JavaScript
4 12 (21.82%) RPG III
4 12 (21.82%) RPG/400
5 8 (14.55%) Java
Vendors
1 15 (27.27%) Infor
2 12 (21.82%) IFS