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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG
Rank 234 221 211
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -10
Permanent jobs citing RPG 10 29 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.18% 0.49% 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.32% 0.85% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 10 26 28
Median salary £32,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +6.66%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
- +1.91%
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
3108 3393 3511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 55.61% 57.42% 56.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2664 2908 3002
Median salary £41,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.49% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £59,000
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 25 August 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
Wiltshire - 3 £43,000 -
RPG
England

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 35 (72.92%) AS400
2 26 (54.17%) RPG IV
3 24 (50.00%) SQL
4 23 (47.92%) iSeries
5 21 (43.75%) HTML
6 20 (41.67%) Manufacturing
6 20 (41.67%) System Testing
7 16 (33.33%) Infor
7 16 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 15 (31.25%) CSS
9 14 (29.17%) FTP
10 13 (27.08%) DB2
10 13 (27.08%) ERP
10 13 (27.08%) RPG III
10 13 (27.08%) IFS
11 12 (25.00%) RPG/400
12 9 (18.75%) Web Services
13 8 (16.67%) OS/400
14 7 (14.58%) Web Development
15 6 (12.50%) XML
16 5 (10.42%) Telecoms
16 5 (10.42%) Digital Media
17 3 (6.25%) Ext JS
17 3 (6.25%) Finance
18 2 (4.17%) Front End Development
19 1 (2.08%) Mentoring
19 1 (2.08%) Data Entry
19 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
19 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
19 1 (2.08%) QlikView

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:

Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (29.17%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.08%) DB2
2 1 (2.08%) QlikView
General
1 20 (41.67%) Manufacturing
2 5 (10.42%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (56.25%) AS400 Developer
1 27 (56.25%) Developer
2 21 (43.75%) Programmer
3 15 (31.25%) RPG Developer
4 12 (25.00%) Analyst
4 12 (25.00%) Analyst Programmer
5 11 (22.92%) RPG Analyst Programmer
5 11 (22.92%) RPG Programmer
6 10 (20.83%) AS400 Programmer
7 9 (18.75%) Development Manager
8 3 (6.25%) Application Development Manager
8 3 (6.25%) Applications Development Manager
8 3 (6.25%) Applications Manager
8 3 (6.25%) IT Development Manager
8 3 (6.25%) IT Manager
9 1 (2.08%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
9 1 (2.08%) Database Analyst
9 1 (2.08%) Database Analyst Programmer
9 1 (2.08%) Database Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (43.75%) HTML
2 15 (31.25%) CSS
3 9 (18.75%) Web Services
4 6 (12.50%) XML
5 3 (6.25%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (72.92%) AS400
2 23 (47.92%) iSeries
3 5 (10.42%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (41.67%) System Testing
2 13 (27.08%) ERP
3 7 (14.58%) Web Development
4 2 (4.17%) Front End Development
5 1 (2.08%) Data Entry
5 1 (2.08%) Data Management
5 1 (2.08%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.08%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.08%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (54.17%) RPG IV
2 24 (50.00%) SQL
3 16 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 13 (27.08%) RPG III
5 12 (25.00%) RPG/400
Vendors
1 16 (33.33%) Infor
2 13 (27.08%) IFS