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

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG
Rank 745 820 848
Rank change year-on-year
+75 +28
Permanent jobs citing RPG 176 144 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.34% 0.25% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 151 120 145
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,783
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

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
51255 56927 63197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.80% 51.44% 52.28%
Number of salaries quoted 44385 48536 53895
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 25 June 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 25 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
England +78 147 £40,000 - 4
South West +18 28 £38,000 -5.00%
London +56 25 £40,000 -30.43% 1
North West +32 24 £45,000 -15.09%
Wales +23 24 £41,000 +23.59% 1
South Wales +19 24 £41,000 +23.59% 1
Cardiff +16 24 £41,000 +23.59% 1
Yorkshire +39 18 £47,500 -
East Midlands +15 17 £42,500 +6.25%
Sheffield - 12 £47,500 -
South Yorkshire - 12 £47,500 -
South East +30 11 £38,750 +3.33% 2
Bristol - 11 £38,000 -
Wiltshire - 10 £43,000 -
East of England +25 8 £35,000 -22.22%
Northamptonshire +14 8 £42,500 +6.25%
West Midlands -21 8 £57,500 +43.75%
Northampton - 8 £42,500 -
Derbyshire - 7 £47,500 -
Chesterfield - 7 £47,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 7 £37,000 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 7 £37,000 - 1
North East - 7 £37,000 - 1
Cheshire +42 6 £40,000 -24.52%
Kent +19 6 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Peterborough - 6 £35,000 -
Chester - 6 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 6 £35,000 -
Warwickshire - 5 £57,500 -
Hampshire +1 4 £32,500 -13.33%

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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 with a requirement for RPG.

1 251 (68.58%) AS400
2 175 (47.81%) RPG IV
3 152 (41.53%) iSeries
4 135 (36.89%) SQL
5 132 (36.07%) Finance
6 48 (13.11%) DB2
6 48 (13.11%) IBM
7 47 (12.84%) Manufacturing
8 44 (12.02%) Java
9 38 (10.38%) JD Edwards
10 37 (10.11%) Web Services
10 37 (10.11%) XML
11 36 (9.84%) COBOL
11 36 (9.84%) OS/400
12 34 (9.29%) ERP
13 33 (9.02%) FTP
14 32 (8.74%) .NET
15 31 (8.47%) RPG/400
16 29 (7.92%) WebSphere
16 29 (7.92%) HTML
17 26 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
18 25 (6.83%) SDLC
18 25 (6.83%) Degree
19 23 (6.28%) Oracle
19 23 (6.28%) RPG III
20 21 (5.74%) JavaScript
21 20 (5.46%) System Testing
21 20 (5.46%) Agile Software Development
21 20 (5.46%) Banking
22 19 (5.19%) EDI

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 29 (7.92%) WebSphere
2 14 (3.83%) MQSeries
3 10 (2.73%) IIS
4 8 (2.19%) Liferay
5 5 (1.37%) Apache
5 5 (1.37%) OpenROAD
5 5 (1.37%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.09%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.55%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (4.37%) MS Office
2 15 (4.10%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.91%) Dynamics AX
1 7 (1.91%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 5 (1.37%) JDE World
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (9.02%) FTP
2 9 (2.46%) HTTPS
3 3 (0.82%) LAN
3 3 (0.82%) WAN
4 2 (0.55%) SAN
4 2 (0.55%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (13.11%) DB2
2 16 (4.37%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.37%) Informix
4 3 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (0.82%) QlikView
5 2 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.27%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.27%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (1.37%) Oracle Forms
1 5 (1.37%) PowerBuilder
1 5 (1.37%) PROIV
2 2 (0.55%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.27%) Synon
General
1 132 (36.07%) Finance
2 47 (12.84%) Manufacturing
3 20 (5.46%) Banking
4 10 (2.73%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.46%) Advertising
6 7 (1.91%) Retail
7 5 (1.37%) Dutch Language
7 5 (1.37%) French Language
7 5 (1.37%) German Language
7 5 (1.37%) Italian Language
7 5 (1.37%) Spanish Language
8 3 (0.82%) Back Office
9 2 (0.55%) Automotive
9 2 (0.55%) Games
9 2 (0.55%) Legal
10 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 183 (50.00%) Developer
2 135 (36.89%) RPG Developer
3 127 (34.70%) Programmer
4 124 (33.88%) Analyst
5 112 (30.60%) AS400 Developer
6 110 (30.05%) RPG Programmer
7 102 (27.87%) Analyst Programmer
8 95 (25.96%) RPG Analyst Programmer
9 44 (12.02%) AS400 Programmer
10 24 (6.56%) Consultant
11 23 (6.28%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
12 18 (4.92%) Java Developer
12 18 (4.92%) Senior Developer
13 17 (4.64%) Development Manager
14 15 (4.10%) Junior
14 15 (4.10%) Junior Developer
15 14 (3.83%) Senior Analyst Programmer
15 14 (3.83%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
15 14 (3.83%) Senior RPG Programmer
15 14 (3.83%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (10.11%) Web Services
1 37 (10.11%) XML
2 32 (8.74%) .NET
3 29 (7.92%) HTML
4 19 (5.19%) EDI
5 15 (4.10%) CSS
6 11 (3.01%) JSF
7 8 (2.19%) Apache CXF
7 8 (2.19%) Hibernate
7 8 (2.19%) JSON
7 8 (2.19%) PrimeFaces
7 8 (2.19%) SOAP
7 8 (2.19%) Spring
7 8 (2.19%) Vaadin
7 8 (2.19%) Velocity
8 5 (1.37%) ASP.NET
8 5 (1.37%) ODBC
9 4 (1.09%) WCF
10 3 (0.82%) Ext JS
10 3 (0.82%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 251 (68.58%) AS400
2 152 (41.53%) iSeries
3 26 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (4.64%) Computer Science
4 17 (4.64%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (3.01%) Digital Media
6 9 (2.46%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.91%) FMCG
8 6 (1.64%) Virtual Team
9 3 (0.82%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.82%) Tandem
10 2 (0.55%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.55%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.55%) LPAR
10 2 (0.55%) Replication
10 2 (0.55%) Xbox
11 1 (0.27%) EPoS
11 1 (0.27%) Life Science
11 1 (0.27%) Mobile Games
11 1 (0.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (9.84%) OS/400
2 12 (3.28%) Windows
3 10 (2.73%) Windows Server
4 9 (2.46%) Unix
5 8 (2.19%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (9.29%) ERP
2 25 (6.83%) SDLC
3 20 (5.46%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (5.46%) System Testing
4 19 (5.19%) Project Management
5 17 (4.64%) User Acceptance Testing
6 14 (3.83%) Performance Analysis
6 14 (3.83%) Software Engineering
6 14 (3.83%) System Integration Testing
7 12 (3.28%) Unit Testing
8 11 (3.01%) B2B
8 11 (3.01%) High Availability
9 9 (2.46%) Business Analysis
9 9 (2.46%) DevOps
9 9 (2.46%) Line Management
9 9 (2.46%) Release Management
10 8 (2.19%) Data Analysis
10 8 (2.19%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (2.19%) Systems Analysis
11 7 (1.91%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 175 (47.81%) RPG IV
2 135 (36.89%) SQL
3 44 (12.02%) Java
4 36 (9.84%) COBOL
5 31 (8.47%) RPG/400
6 23 (6.28%) RPG III
7 21 (5.74%) JavaScript
8 11 (3.01%) C
9 10 (2.73%) C#
10 9 (2.46%) R
11 6 (1.64%) Progress 4GL
11 6 (1.64%) VB
11 6 (1.64%) VBA
12 5 (1.37%) C++
12 5 (1.37%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 5 (1.37%) LINC
12 5 (1.37%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.37%) Uniface
12 5 (1.37%) VB.NET
12 5 (1.37%) xBase
Qualifications
1 25 (6.83%) Degree
2 3 (0.82%) HND
3 2 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.27%) MCSA
4 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.55%) SLA
2 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.55%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.55%) Firmware
Vendors
1 48 (13.11%) IBM
2 38 (10.38%) JD Edwards
3 23 (6.28%) Oracle
4 17 (4.64%) Infor
5 13 (3.55%) SAP
6 12 (3.28%) IFS
7 9 (2.46%) JDA
7 9 (2.46%) Microsoft
7 9 (2.46%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.09%) Intel
9 3 (0.82%) Axway
9 3 (0.82%) OpenText
10 2 (0.55%) VMware
11 1 (0.27%) Cognizant
11 1 (0.27%) Cognos
11 1 (0.27%) Dynatrace
11 1 (0.27%) ION Trading
11 1 (0.27%) MAPICS
11 1 (0.27%) SolarWinds
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