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

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG
Rank 718 803 895
Rank change year-on-year
+85 +92
Permanent jobs citing RPG 160 165 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.15% 0.075%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.33% 0.29% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 138 123 65
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,350 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,450 £64,450 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
48644 56848 57752
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 53.44% 52.47% 50.12%
Number of salaries quoted 41737 48849 49406
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 +93 151 £40,000 -5.88% 10
North West -11 38 £40,000 - 1
South West +37 34 £40,250 -1.82% 4
South East +101 31 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Lancashire +17 26 £40,000 - 1
London +57 23 £40,000 -23.80% 2
Hampshire +19 17 £46,250 +23.33%
East of England -7 15 £35,000 -45.92%
Cambridgeshire +15 14 £35,000 +5.50%
Peterborough +5 14 £35,000 +5.50%
Cardiff -3 9 £40,000 -
Wales -7 9 £40,000 -
South Wales -9 9 £40,000 -
Bristol - 9 £46,000 -
Preston - 9 £40,000 -
Berkshire +55 8 £45,000 -28.00%
Chorley +9 8 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Blackburn - 8 £40,000 -
Wiltshire +24 7 £40,000 -
Slough - 7 £45,000 -
Gloucestershire -21 6 £40,000 -2.43%
East Midlands +2 5 £38,000 +1.33%
Somerset - 5 £45,000 - 2
Birmingham -11 4 £37,500 - 1
West Midlands -21 4 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Kent +13 3 £27,500 -
Bath - 3 £45,000 - 1
West Sussex - 3 £40,000 -
Devon -13 2 £45,000 -
Canterbury - 2 £27,500 -

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 December 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.

1 154 (62.10%) AS400
2 148 (59.68%) iSeries
3 123 (49.60%) RPG IV
4 114 (45.97%) SQL
5 104 (41.94%) Finance
6 74 (29.84%) DB2
7 57 (22.98%) Agile Software Development
8 54 (21.77%) ERP
9 51 (20.56%) IBM
10 43 (17.34%) Waterfall
11 41 (16.53%) Java
11 41 (16.53%) XML
12 32 (12.90%) SDLC
13 31 (12.50%) System Testing
14 29 (11.69%) HTML
15 28 (11.29%) ITIL
16 27 (10.89%) FTP
16 27 (10.89%) Unit Testing
17 21 (8.47%) RPG III
18 20 (8.06%) IFS
19 19 (7.66%) Infor
20 17 (6.85%) Degree
21 16 (6.45%) DevOps
21 16 (6.45%) Web Services
21 16 (6.45%) .NET
22 15 (6.05%) WebSphere
23 13 (5.24%) Manufacturing
24 12 (4.84%) JavaScript
24 12 (4.84%) BizTalk Server
24 12 (4.84%) OS/400

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 15 (6.05%) WebSphere
2 12 (4.84%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.81%) Liferay
4 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.40%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (1.21%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.21%) MS Office
2 2 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.81%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 2 (0.81%) JDE World
2 1 (0.40%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.03%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.21%) SaaS
4 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.40%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 27 (10.89%) FTP
2 5 (2.02%) SAN
2 5 (2.02%) SSL
3 3 (1.21%) ATM
4 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.40%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (29.84%) DB2
2 2 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.81%) NoSQL
2 2 (0.81%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (0.40%) MySQL
3 1 (0.40%) UniData
Development Applications
1 3 (1.21%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.21%) Subversion
1 3 (1.21%) TortoiseSVN
1 3 (1.21%) Visual Studio
General
1 104 (41.94%) Finance
2 13 (5.24%) Manufacturing
3 12 (4.84%) Banking
4 5 (2.02%) Automotive
5 4 (1.61%) Advertising
5 4 (1.61%) Aerospace
5 4 (1.61%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.21%) Games
7 2 (0.81%) Legal
8 1 (0.40%) Retail
Job Titles
1 115 (46.37%) Analyst
2 98 (39.52%) Developer
3 83 (33.47%) AS400 Developer
3 83 (33.47%) RPG Developer
4 66 (26.61%) Programmer
5 64 (25.81%) RPG Programmer
6 59 (23.79%) Analyst Programmer
7 57 (22.98%) RPG Analyst Programmer
8 43 (17.34%) Applications Support
8 43 (17.34%) Applications Support Analyst
8 43 (17.34%) Support Analyst
9 15 (6.05%) Senior Analyst
9 15 (6.05%) Senior Analyst Programmer
9 15 (6.05%) Senior Programme Analyst
9 15 (6.05%) Senior Programmer
9 15 (6.05%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
9 15 (6.05%) Senior RPG Programmer
10 12 (4.84%) AS400 Programmer
10 12 (4.84%) Development Manager
11 10 (4.03%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (16.53%) XML
2 29 (11.69%) HTML
3 16 (6.45%) .NET
3 16 (6.45%) Web Services
4 9 (3.63%) EDI
4 9 (3.63%) J2EE
4 9 (3.63%) Middleware
4 9 (3.63%) WebSphere MQ
4 9 (3.63%) XML Messaging
5 6 (2.42%) JSF
6 4 (1.61%) CSS
7 3 (1.21%) Hibernate
7 3 (1.21%) Spring
8 1 (0.40%) Akka
8 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.40%) ELK Stack
8 1 (0.40%) JSON
8 1 (0.40%) Node.js
8 1 (0.40%) WCF
8 1 (0.40%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 154 (62.10%) AS400
2 148 (59.68%) iSeries
3 10 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.42%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.02%) Statistics
6 3 (1.21%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (1.21%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.21%) Social Gaming
7 2 (0.81%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.81%) FMCG
7 2 (0.81%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.81%) Replication
8 1 (0.40%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.40%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.40%) Physics
8 1 (0.40%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.84%) OS/400
2 11 (4.44%) Windows
3 8 (3.23%) MVS
4 6 (2.42%) Linux
5 2 (0.81%) Unix
5 2 (0.81%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.40%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (22.98%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (21.77%) ERP
3 43 (17.34%) Waterfall
4 32 (12.90%) SDLC
5 31 (12.50%) System Testing
6 28 (11.29%) ITIL
7 27 (10.89%) Unit Testing
8 16 (6.45%) DevOps
9 12 (4.84%) Release Management
9 12 (4.84%) Software Engineering
10 11 (4.44%) Project Management
11 10 (4.03%) Logistics
12 9 (3.63%) ETL
12 9 (3.63%) Web Development
13 8 (3.23%) Continuous Deployment
13 8 (3.23%) PRINCE2
13 8 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (2.82%) Scrum
15 6 (2.42%) User Acceptance Testing
16 5 (2.02%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 123 (49.60%) RPG IV
2 114 (45.97%) SQL
3 41 (16.53%) Java
4 21 (8.47%) RPG III
5 12 (4.84%) JavaScript
6 10 (4.03%) C#
7 8 (3.23%) RPG/400
8 7 (2.82%) COBOL
9 6 (2.42%) C
10 5 (2.02%) Delphi
11 3 (1.21%) Scala
12 2 (0.81%) Assembly Language
12 2 (0.81%) C++
12 2 (0.81%) Fortran
12 2 (0.81%) R
13 1 (0.40%) Groovy
13 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.40%) Progress 4GL
13 1 (0.40%) Python
13 1 (0.40%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (6.85%) Degree
2 1 (0.40%) HNC
2 1 (0.40%) MCSA
2 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.40%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.81%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (2.42%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.40%) Kibana
Vendors
1 51 (20.56%) IBM
2 20 (8.06%) IFS
3 19 (7.66%) Infor
4 10 (4.03%) Oracle
5 9 (3.63%) SAP
6 6 (2.42%) VMware
7 5 (2.02%) Dynatrace
7 5 (2.02%) Microsoft
7 5 (2.02%) SolarWinds
8 3 (1.21%) JD Edwards
8 3 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.40%) Cognos
9 1 (0.40%) Google
9 1 (0.40%) ION Trading
9 1 (0.40%) MAPICS
9 1 (0.40%) NetApp
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