The table below looks at the statistics for RPG skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RPG over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG
Rank 823 834 877
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +43
Permanent jobs citing RPG 89 141 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.093% 0.13% 0.096%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.18% 0.25% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 75 111 84
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
50017 56150 57890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.50% 51.48% 50.61%
Number of salaries quoted 43033 48194 48552
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

RPG
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing RPG as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

RPG Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

RPG
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RPG within the UK.

RPG Salary Trend in the UK

RPG
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RPG over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 within the UK.

RPG Salary Histogram in the UK

RPG
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RPG within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 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
England +16 89 £40,000 - 8
North West +27 32 £40,000 - 1
South East +36 21 £37,500 - 3
East of England +10 15 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Lancashire - 14 £38,750 - 1
London +38 10 £52,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 9 £35,000 - 1
Peterborough - 9 £35,000 - 1
Hampshire +2 8 £42,500 +13.33%
South West -22 8 £43,000 +7.50% 2
Chorley - 7 £37,500 - 1
Berkshire +18 6 £42,500 -26.08% 2
Preston - 6 £40,000 -
Wiltshire - 5 £43,000 -
Surrey - 4 £35,000 -
Slough - 4 £42,500 - 1
Essex +3 3 £38,750 -18.42%
Kent +14 2 £35,000 +12.00%
West Midlands -15 2 £60,000 +50.00%
Birmingham -31 2 £60,000 +50.00%
Bedfordshire - 2 £42,500 -
Bedford - 2 £42,500 -
Bracknell - 2 - - 1
West Malling - 2 £35,000 -
Cheshire +23 1 £40,000 -5.88%
East Midlands +17 1 £38,500 -3.14%
Brentwood +3 1 - -
Southampton -2 1 £42,500 -29.16%
Winchester - 1 £42,500 -
Watford - 1 £37,500 - 1

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 with a requirement for RPG.

1 163 (61.51%) AS400
2 147 (55.47%) RPG IV
3 136 (51.32%) iSeries
4 116 (43.77%) Finance
5 93 (35.09%) SQL
6 65 (24.53%) DB2
7 49 (18.49%) ERP
8 43 (16.23%) Java
9 36 (13.58%) IBM
10 35 (13.21%) XML
10 35 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
11 32 (12.08%) .NET
12 29 (10.94%) System Testing
13 28 (10.57%) SDLC
14 27 (10.19%) Manufacturing
15 24 (9.06%) HTML
15 24 (9.06%) FTP
16 22 (8.30%) Waterfall
17 20 (7.55%) RPG III
17 20 (7.55%) Unit Testing
17 20 (7.55%) Web Services
18 18 (6.79%) JavaScript
18 18 (6.79%) Infor
18 18 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
19 17 (6.42%) RPG/400
20 15 (5.66%) DevOps
20 15 (5.66%) IFS
20 15 (5.66%) Degree
20 15 (5.66%) Release Management
20 15 (5.66%) User Acceptance Testing

RPG
Top Related IT Skills 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 13 (4.91%) WebSphere
2 9 (3.40%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (3.02%) IIS
4 5 (1.89%) OpenROAD
5 2 (0.75%) Apache
5 2 (0.75%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.38%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (4.15%) MS Office
2 10 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.26%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (2.26%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 4 (1.51%) JDE World
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.51%) SaaS
3 1 (0.38%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.06%) FTP
2 5 (1.89%) SSL
3 2 (0.75%) SAN
4 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (24.53%) DB2
2 7 (2.64%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.89%) Informix
4 4 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.75%) QlikView
6 1 (0.38%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.38%) UniData
Development Applications
1 5 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
1 5 (1.89%) PowerBuilder
1 5 (1.89%) PROIV
General
1 116 (43.77%) Finance
2 27 (10.19%) Manufacturing
3 12 (4.53%) Banking
4 9 (3.40%) Advertising
5 4 (1.51%) Legal
6 3 (1.13%) Automotive
6 3 (1.13%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.75%) Games
7 2 (0.75%) Retail
8 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 140 (52.83%) Developer
2 112 (42.26%) RPG Developer
3 105 (39.62%) Analyst
4 102 (38.49%) AS400 Developer
5 89 (33.58%) Programmer
6 79 (29.81%) RPG Programmer
7 68 (25.66%) Analyst Programmer
8 66 (24.91%) RPG Analyst Programmer
9 30 (11.32%) AS400 Programmer
10 23 (8.68%) Support Analyst
11 20 (7.55%) Applications Support
11 20 (7.55%) Applications Support Analyst
12 18 (6.79%) Senior Analyst
12 18 (6.79%) Senior Analyst Programmer
12 18 (6.79%) Senior Programme Analyst
12 18 (6.79%) Senior Programmer
12 18 (6.79%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
12 18 (6.79%) Senior RPG Programmer
13 14 (5.28%) Senior Developer
14 12 (4.53%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (13.21%) XML
2 32 (12.08%) .NET
3 24 (9.06%) HTML
4 20 (7.55%) Web Services
5 11 (4.15%) CSS
6 9 (3.40%) EDI
7 6 (2.26%) J2EE
7 6 (2.26%) JSF
8 5 (1.89%) ASP.NET
9 4 (1.51%) Middleware
9 4 (1.51%) WCF
9 4 (1.51%) WebSphere MQ
9 4 (1.51%) XML Messaging
10 2 (0.75%) ODBC
11 1 (0.38%) Ext JS
11 1 (0.38%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 163 (61.51%) AS400
2 136 (51.32%) iSeries
3 18 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (4.91%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.64%) FMCG
6 6 (2.26%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.26%) Digital Media
7 5 (1.89%) Statistics
8 4 (1.51%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.51%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.13%) Tandem
10 1 (0.38%) EPoS
10 1 (0.38%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.38%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.38%) Mobile Games
10 1 (0.38%) Social Gaming
10 1 (0.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.28%) Windows
2 9 (3.40%) Windows Server
3 5 (1.89%) MVS
4 3 (1.13%) OS/400
5 2 (0.75%) Linux
6 1 (0.38%) AIX
6 1 (0.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (18.49%) ERP
2 35 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (10.94%) System Testing
4 28 (10.57%) SDLC
5 22 (8.30%) Waterfall
6 20 (7.55%) Unit Testing
7 15 (5.66%) DevOps
7 15 (5.66%) Release Management
7 15 (5.66%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (4.91%) ITIL
8 13 (4.91%) Project Management
8 13 (4.91%) Software Engineering
9 10 (3.77%) System Integration Testing
10 9 (3.40%) Data Analysis
10 9 (3.40%) Line Management
10 9 (3.40%) Web Development
11 8 (3.02%) Logistics
12 7 (2.64%) Systems Analysis
13 5 (1.89%) PRINCE2
13 5 (1.89%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 147 (55.47%) RPG IV
2 93 (35.09%) SQL
3 43 (16.23%) Java
4 20 (7.55%) RPG III
5 18 (6.79%) JavaScript
6 17 (6.42%) RPG/400
7 13 (4.91%) C
8 12 (4.53%) COBOL
9 9 (3.40%) C#
10 6 (2.26%) C++
10 6 (2.26%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.26%) VB
11 5 (1.89%) Clipper
11 5 (1.89%) DataFlex
11 5 (1.89%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 5 (1.89%) LINC
11 5 (1.89%) Uniface
11 5 (1.89%) xBase
12 4 (1.51%) Progress 4GL
13 3 (1.13%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 15 (5.66%) Degree
2 1 (0.38%) MCSA
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.75%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (1.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 36 (13.58%) IBM
2 18 (6.79%) Infor
3 15 (5.66%) IFS
4 12 (4.53%) Oracle
5 9 (3.40%) JD Edwards
6 7 (2.64%) Microsoft
7 5 (1.89%) Dynatrace
7 5 (1.89%) SolarWinds
8 3 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.13%) VMware
9 2 (0.75%) Cognos
10 1 (0.38%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.38%) Google
10 1 (0.38%) ION Trading
10 1 (0.38%) MAPICS
10 1 (0.38%) NetApp
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
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Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Circa £40,000
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Watford
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