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

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM RPG
UK
Rank 721 750 851
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +101
Permanent jobs citing RPG 137 170 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.17% 0.099%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.30% 0.33% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 122 132 78
Median salary £40,000 £43,750 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% +5.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £30,546
10% offered a salary of more than £47,350 £67,250 £50,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%

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
45296 51437 52011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 53.88% 52.28% 50.54%
Number of salaries quoted 38897 44348 44594
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 17 January 2017 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 17 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
England +22 125 £40,000 -15.78% 8
South West +34 38 £42,500 +21.42% 2
North West -28 26 £37,500 -6.25% 3
South East - 19 £45,000 -
London +54 16 £40,000 -25.58%
Lancashire -1 16 £40,000 - 2
Hampshire - 15 £50,000 -
Cambridgeshire +16 14 £35,000 +5.50%
East of England +6 14 £35,000 -49.27%
Peterborough -1 14 £35,000 +5.50%
Somerset - 14 £45,000 - 2
Cardiff +3 9 £40,000 -
South Wales +2 9 £40,000 -
Wales -2 9 £40,000 -
Bath - 9 £45,000 - 1
Bristol +5 8 £45,500 +30.00%
Gloucestershire -17 6 £40,000 -2.43%
Birmingham +2 5 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Chorley +1 5 £37,500 -6.25% 1
West Midlands -7 5 £37,500 -14.28% 1
Preston - 5 £40,000 - 1
Blackburn - 5 £40,000 -
East Midlands -2 4 £38,000 -11.11%
Devon - 3 £45,000 -
Yorkshire +24 2 £42,500 -10.52% 2
Wiltshire +18 2 £40,000 -2.43%
Berkshire - 2 £41,250 -
West Sussex - 2 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £42,500 - 2
Slough - 2 £41,250 -

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 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 with a requirement for RPG.

1 164 (70.09%) AS400
2 122 (52.14%) iSeries
2 122 (52.14%) RPG IV
3 110 (47.01%) SQL
4 91 (38.89%) Finance
5 61 (26.07%) DB2
6 56 (23.93%) ERP
7 53 (22.65%) Agile Software Development
8 47 (20.09%) IBM
9 42 (17.95%) XML
9 42 (17.95%) Waterfall
10 36 (15.38%) HTML
11 33 (14.10%) SDLC
12 29 (12.39%) ITIL
13 25 (10.68%) Java
13 25 (10.68%) Unit Testing
14 21 (8.97%) System Testing
14 21 (8.97%) Web Services
14 21 (8.97%) Manufacturing
15 20 (8.55%) SAP
15 20 (8.55%) FTP
16 18 (7.69%) RPG III
16 18 (7.69%) IFS
17 17 (7.26%) OS/400
18 16 (6.84%) Infor
19 14 (5.98%) JavaScript
20 12 (5.13%) Banking
21 11 (4.70%) Software Engineering
22 10 (4.27%) Project Management
22 10 (4.27%) BizTalk Server

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 10 (4.27%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (3.85%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.85%) Liferay
4 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.43%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.99%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.85%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 2 (0.85%) JDE World
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.27%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.42%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.28%) SaaS
4 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.43%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.55%) FTP
2 3 (1.28%) ATM
2 3 (1.28%) SAN
3 1 (0.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (26.07%) DB2
2 2 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (0.43%) MySQL
3 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (1.28%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.28%) Subversion
1 3 (1.28%) TortoiseSVN
1 3 (1.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 91 (38.89%) Finance
2 21 (8.97%) Manufacturing
3 12 (5.13%) Banking
4 4 (1.71%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.28%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.28%) Automotive
6 2 (0.85%) Advertising
6 2 (0.85%) Games
6 2 (0.85%) Legal
7 1 (0.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 98 (41.88%) Developer
2 94 (40.17%) Analyst
3 88 (37.61%) AS400 Developer
4 83 (35.47%) RPG Developer
5 44 (18.80%) Programmer
5 44 (18.80%) RPG Programmer
6 43 (18.38%) Support Analyst
7 42 (17.95%) Analyst Programmer
7 42 (17.95%) Applications Support
7 42 (17.95%) Applications Support Analyst
7 42 (17.95%) RPG Analyst Programmer
8 26 (11.11%) Development Manager
9 12 (5.13%) Architect
10 11 (4.70%) IT Manager
11 7 (2.99%) Junior
11 7 (2.99%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (2.99%) Senior Developer
11 7 (2.99%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
11 7 (2.99%) Senior RPG Developer
11 7 (2.99%) Senior RPG Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (17.95%) XML
2 36 (15.38%) HTML
3 21 (8.97%) Web Services
4 9 (3.85%) Middleware
4 9 (3.85%) WebSphere MQ
4 9 (3.85%) XML Messaging
5 8 (3.42%) EDI
6 6 (2.56%) .NET
7 3 (1.28%) CSS
7 3 (1.28%) Hibernate
7 3 (1.28%) J2EE
7 3 (1.28%) Spring
8 1 (0.43%) Akka
8 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.43%) ELK Stack
8 1 (0.43%) JSON
8 1 (0.43%) Node.js
8 1 (0.43%) WCF
8 1 (0.43%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 164 (70.09%) AS400
2 122 (52.14%) iSeries
3 10 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.71%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.28%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (1.28%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.85%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.85%) Replication
6 2 (0.85%) Social Gaming
7 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.43%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.43%) Physics
7 1 (0.43%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.26%) OS/400
2 8 (3.42%) MVS
2 8 (3.42%) Windows
3 6 (2.56%) Linux
4 3 (1.28%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (23.93%) ERP
2 53 (22.65%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (17.95%) Waterfall
4 33 (14.10%) SDLC
5 29 (12.39%) ITIL
6 25 (10.68%) Unit Testing
7 21 (8.97%) System Testing
8 11 (4.70%) Software Engineering
9 10 (4.27%) DevOps
9 10 (4.27%) Logistics
9 10 (4.27%) Project Management
10 9 (3.85%) ETL
11 8 (3.42%) Continuous Deployment
11 8 (3.42%) PRINCE2
11 8 (3.42%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (2.99%) Mentoring
13 6 (2.56%) Scrum
14 4 (1.71%) Feasibility Study
14 4 (1.71%) Release Management
14 4 (1.71%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 122 (52.14%) RPG IV
2 110 (47.01%) SQL
3 25 (10.68%) Java
4 18 (7.69%) RPG III
5 14 (5.98%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.56%) C#
6 6 (2.56%) Delphi
7 5 (2.14%) COBOL
8 4 (1.71%) RPG/400
9 3 (1.28%) Assembly Language
9 3 (1.28%) C
9 3 (1.28%) C++
9 3 (1.28%) Fortran
10 2 (0.85%) R
10 2 (0.85%) Scala
11 1 (0.43%) Groovy
11 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.43%) Python
11 1 (0.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (4.27%) Degree
2 1 (0.43%) HNC
2 1 (0.43%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.43%) Kibana
Vendors
1 47 (20.09%) IBM
2 20 (8.55%) SAP
3 18 (7.69%) IFS
4 16 (6.84%) Infor
5 10 (4.27%) Oracle
6 4 (1.71%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.28%) JD Edwards
7 3 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.28%) VMware
8 1 (0.43%) Cognos
8 1 (0.43%) Dynatrace
8 1 (0.43%) Google
8 1 (0.43%) SolarWinds
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