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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM RPG
England / South West
Rank 190 231 228
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -3
Permanent jobs citing RPG 35 16 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.72% 0.29% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.24% 0.50% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 35 9 12
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £41,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.97%

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
2823 3219 3371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 57.82% 57.57% 56.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2365 2805 2989
Median salary £42,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 22 January 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
Somerset - 14 £45,000 - 3
Bristol -1 7 £45,000 +28.57%
Gloucestershire -5 5 £40,000 -2.43%
Devon - 3 £45,000 -
Wiltshire +19 1 £40,000 -2.43%
RPG
England

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 South West region with a requirement for RPG.

1 39 (81.25%) SQL
2 32 (66.67%) AS400
3 25 (52.08%) HTML
4 20 (41.67%) ERP
5 17 (35.42%) SAP
5 17 (35.42%) RPG IV
6 16 (33.33%) Manufacturing
7 15 (31.25%) Finance
7 15 (31.25%) FTP
7 15 (31.25%) DB2
7 15 (31.25%) RPG III
7 15 (31.25%) System Testing
7 15 (31.25%) iSeries
7 15 (31.25%) IFS
8 14 (29.17%) XML
8 14 (29.17%) OS/400
9 13 (27.08%) Infor
10 11 (22.92%) JavaScript
11 8 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (14.58%) SAP ERP
13 6 (12.50%) Mentoring
13 6 (12.50%) Web Services
14 3 (6.25%) Java
14 3 (6.25%) SDLC
15 2 (4.17%) Liferay
15 2 (4.17%) Waterfall
15 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
15 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
15 2 (4.17%) Degree
15 2 (4.17%) J2EE

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 (4.17%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 7 (14.58%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 15 (31.25%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.25%) DB2
2 1 (2.08%) MySQL
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 15 (31.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (47.92%) Development Manager
2 17 (35.42%) Developer
3 15 (31.25%) AS400 Developer
3 15 (31.25%) RPG Developer
4 8 (16.67%) Architect
5 7 (14.58%) Analyst
5 7 (14.58%) Analyst Programmer
5 7 (14.58%) Programmer
5 7 (14.58%) RPG Analyst Programmer
5 7 (14.58%) RPG Programmer
6 2 (4.17%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.17%) SAP Development Manager
6 2 (4.17%) SAP Manager
7 1 (2.08%) Development Project Manager
7 1 (2.08%) Lead Project Manager
7 1 (2.08%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.08%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (52.08%) HTML
2 14 (29.17%) XML
3 6 (12.50%) Web Services
4 2 (4.17%) CSS
4 2 (4.17%) Hibernate
4 2 (4.17%) J2EE
4 2 (4.17%) Spring
5 1 (2.08%) .NET
5 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.08%) JSON
5 1 (2.08%) WCF
5 1 (2.08%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 32 (66.67%) AS400
2 15 (31.25%) iSeries
3 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.17%) OS/400
2 2 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (41.67%) ERP
2 15 (31.25%) System Testing
3 8 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 3 (6.25%) SDLC
6 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.17%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.08%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 39 (81.25%) SQL
2 17 (35.42%) RPG IV
3 15 (31.25%) RPG III
4 11 (22.92%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.25%) Java
6 1 (2.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) HNC
2 1 (2.08%) NVQ Level 4
Vendors
1 17 (35.42%) SAP
2 15 (31.25%) IFS
3 13 (27.08%) Infor
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago