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

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG
Rank 795 842 848
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +6
Permanent jobs citing RPG 138 117 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.27% 0.21% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 125 99 114
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £33,173 £32,800
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
51871 56730 60287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.89% 51.36% 51.84%
Number of salaries quoted 44883 48295 51255
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 £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +72 124 £40,000 -4.76% 4
North West +41 25 £40,000 -24.52% 1
South West +15 19 £38,000 -7.31%
East Midlands +20 17 £42,500 -1.73%
London +51 16 £40,000 -27.27% 1
South East +8 14 £35,000 -6.66%
Cardiff +18 13 £41,000 +23.59%
East of England +17 13 £35,000 -20.00% 2
South Wales +14 13 £41,000 +23.59%
Wales +1 13 £41,000 +23.59%
Northamptonshire +18 9 £42,500 +6.25%
Northampton - 9 £42,500 -
Yorkshire +27 7 £30,000 -45.45%
Essex +15 7 £40,000 -15.78%
West Midlands -6 7 £57,500 +43.75%
Sheffield - 7 £30,000 -
South Yorkshire - 7 £30,000 -
Derbyshire - 7 £47,500 -
Chesterfield - 7 £47,500 -
Cheshire +40 6 £40,000 -24.52%
Bristol - 6 £38,000 -
Wiltshire - 6 £43,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £37,000 -
North East - 6 £37,000 -
Peterborough - 6 £35,000 -
Chester - 6 £40,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 6 £37,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 6 £35,000 -
Kent +20 5 £35,000 +12.00%
Lancashire +18 5 £37,500 - 1

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 220 (64.52%) AS400
2 162 (47.51%) RPG IV
3 153 (44.87%) iSeries
4 123 (36.07%) Finance
5 122 (35.78%) SQL
6 56 (16.42%) DB2
7 47 (13.78%) Manufacturing
8 42 (12.32%) IBM
9 41 (12.02%) XML
10 40 (11.73%) Java
11 39 (11.44%) .NET
12 36 (10.56%) ERP
13 34 (9.97%) COBOL
13 34 (9.97%) JD Edwards
14 33 (9.68%) HTML
15 32 (9.38%) FTP
16 28 (8.21%) Web Services
16 28 (8.21%) Degree
16 28 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
17 26 (7.62%) WebSphere
17 26 (7.62%) OS/400
18 25 (7.33%) RPG/400
18 25 (7.33%) System Testing
18 25 (7.33%) SDLC
19 24 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
19 24 (7.04%) JavaScript
20 23 (6.74%) Oracle
21 21 (6.16%) RPG III
22 18 (5.28%) EDI
23 17 (4.99%) SQL 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 26 (7.62%) WebSphere
2 11 (3.23%) IIS
3 8 (2.35%) MQSeries
4 5 (1.47%) Apache
4 5 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (1.47%) OpenROAD
4 5 (1.47%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.17%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.59%) SAS
7 1 (0.29%) Liferay
Applications
1 15 (4.40%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.81%) MS Office
3 12 (3.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.35%) Dynamics AX
1 8 (2.35%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 6 (1.76%) JDE World
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (9.38%) FTP
2 9 (2.64%) HTTPS
3 5 (1.47%) SSL
4 3 (0.88%) LAN
4 3 (0.88%) WAN
5 2 (0.59%) SAN
6 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (16.42%) DB2
2 17 (4.99%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.47%) Informix
4 3 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.88%) QlikView
5 1 (0.29%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.29%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.29%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.29%) UniData
Development Applications
1 5 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
1 5 (1.47%) PowerBuilder
1 5 (1.47%) PROIV
2 2 (0.59%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.29%) Synon
General
1 123 (36.07%) Finance
2 47 (13.78%) Manufacturing
3 16 (4.69%) Banking
4 10 (2.93%) Advertising
4 10 (2.93%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.05%) Retail
6 5 (1.47%) Dutch Language
6 5 (1.47%) French Language
6 5 (1.47%) German Language
6 5 (1.47%) Italian Language
6 5 (1.47%) Spanish Language
7 3 (0.88%) Back Office
7 3 (0.88%) Legal
8 2 (0.59%) Automotive
8 2 (0.59%) Games
9 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 170 (49.85%) Developer
2 129 (37.83%) RPG Developer
3 120 (35.19%) Programmer
4 119 (34.90%) Analyst
5 106 (31.09%) RPG Programmer
6 105 (30.79%) AS400 Developer
7 96 (28.15%) Analyst Programmer
8 91 (26.69%) RPG Analyst Programmer
9 39 (11.44%) AS400 Programmer
10 19 (5.57%) Senior Developer
11 17 (4.99%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
11 17 (4.99%) Development Manager
11 17 (4.99%) Senior Analyst
11 17 (4.99%) Senior Analyst Programmer
11 17 (4.99%) Senior Programme Analyst
11 17 (4.99%) Senior Programmer
11 17 (4.99%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
11 17 (4.99%) Senior RPG Programmer
12 15 (4.40%) Junior
12 15 (4.40%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (12.02%) XML
2 39 (11.44%) .NET
3 33 (9.68%) HTML
4 28 (8.21%) Web Services
5 18 (5.28%) EDI
6 16 (4.69%) CSS
7 7 (2.05%) JSF
8 6 (1.76%) J2EE
9 5 (1.47%) ASP.NET
9 5 (1.47%) ODBC
10 4 (1.17%) WCF
11 3 (0.88%) Ext JS
12 1 (0.29%) Apache CXF
12 1 (0.29%) Hibernate
12 1 (0.29%) JSON
12 1 (0.29%) SOAP
12 1 (0.29%) Spring
12 1 (0.29%) Vaadin
12 1 (0.29%) Velocity
12 1 (0.29%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 220 (64.52%) AS400
2 153 (44.87%) iSeries
3 28 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (4.99%) Computer Science
4 17 (4.99%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (3.23%) Digital Media
6 9 (2.64%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.05%) FMCG
8 6 (1.76%) Virtual Team
9 5 (1.47%) Statistics
10 3 (0.88%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.88%) Tandem
11 2 (0.59%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.59%) Xbox
12 1 (0.29%) EPoS
12 1 (0.29%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.29%) Mobile Games
12 1 (0.29%) Social Gaming
12 1 (0.29%) User Experience
12 1 (0.29%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 26 (7.62%) OS/400
2 14 (4.11%) Windows
3 12 (3.52%) Windows Server
4 9 (2.64%) Unix
5 2 (0.59%) Linux
6 1 (0.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (10.56%) ERP
2 25 (7.33%) SDLC
2 25 (7.33%) System Testing
3 24 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (4.40%) Unit Testing
4 15 (4.40%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (4.11%) Release Management
5 14 (4.11%) Software Engineering
5 14 (4.11%) System Integration Testing
6 12 (3.52%) Project Management
7 11 (3.23%) B2B
8 10 (2.93%) DevOps
8 10 (2.93%) Line Management
9 9 (2.64%) Data Analysis
9 9 (2.64%) Systems Analysis
9 9 (2.64%) Web Development
10 8 (2.35%) Performance Analysis
11 7 (2.05%) Logistics
11 7 (2.05%) People Management
11 7 (2.05%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 162 (47.51%) RPG IV
2 122 (35.78%) SQL
3 40 (11.73%) Java
4 34 (9.97%) COBOL
5 25 (7.33%) RPG/400
6 24 (7.04%) JavaScript
7 21 (6.16%) RPG III
8 13 (3.81%) C#
9 12 (3.52%) C
10 7 (2.05%) Progress 4GL
11 6 (1.76%) VB
11 6 (1.76%) VBA
12 5 (1.47%) C++
12 5 (1.47%) Clipper
12 5 (1.47%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 5 (1.47%) LINC
12 5 (1.47%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.47%) Uniface
12 5 (1.47%) VB.NET
12 5 (1.47%) xBase
Qualifications
1 28 (8.21%) Degree
2 3 (0.88%) HND
3 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.29%) MCSA
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (0.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 42 (12.32%) IBM
2 34 (9.97%) JD Edwards
3 23 (6.74%) Oracle
4 17 (4.99%) Infor
5 13 (3.81%) SAP
6 12 (3.52%) IFS
7 10 (2.93%) Microsoft
8 9 (2.64%) JDA
8 9 (2.64%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.47%) Dynatrace
9 5 (1.47%) SolarWinds
10 3 (0.88%) Axway
10 3 (0.88%) Intel
10 3 (0.88%) OpenText
10 3 (0.88%) VMware
11 1 (0.29%) Cognizant
11 1 (0.29%) Cognos
11 1 (0.29%) ION Trading
11 1 (0.29%) MAPICS
11 1 (0.29%) NetApp
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