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

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG
Rank 230 213 229
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +16
Permanent jobs citing RPG 4 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.069% 0.25% 0.019%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.16% 0.54% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 1
Median salary £58,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+46.87% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%
RPG
England

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

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2565 2598 2633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 44.00% 46.76% 48.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2145 2299 2224
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

RPG
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

RPG Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

RPG
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RPG across the West Midlands region.

RPG Salary Trend in the West Midlands

RPG
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RPG within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 August 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
Birmingham -33 2 £60,000 +50.00%
Warwickshire - 2 £57,500 -
RPG
England

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for RPG.

1 10 (62.50%) Finance
1 10 (62.50%) Manufacturing
2 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 8 (50.00%) EDI
3 6 (37.50%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (37.50%) Degree
3 6 (37.50%) Logistics
3 6 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 6 (37.50%) JDE World
3 6 (37.50%) Digital Media
3 6 (37.50%) People Management
3 6 (37.50%) Virtual Team
3 6 (37.50%) ERP
3 6 (37.50%) JD Edwards
3 6 (37.50%) Project Management
4 5 (31.25%) .NET
4 5 (31.25%) iSeries
5 4 (25.00%) Process Improvement
5 4 (25.00%) Data Structures
5 4 (25.00%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 4 (25.00%) Data Management
5 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (25.00%) Legal
6 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
6 2 (12.50%) Back Office
6 2 (12.50%) AS400
6 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
6 2 (12.50%) OpenText
6 2 (12.50%) Intel
6 2 (12.50%) LAN

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (37.50%) JDE World
2 4 (25.00%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) LAN
1 2 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.25%) DB2
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
1 10 (62.50%) Manufacturing
2 4 (25.00%) Legal
3 2 (12.50%) Back Office
3 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 8 (50.00%) Programmer
1 8 (50.00%) RPG Analyst Programmer
1 8 (50.00%) RPG Programmer
2 6 (37.50%) Business Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Business IT Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) IT Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) IT Business Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Senior Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Senior Analyst Programmer
2 6 (37.50%) Senior Business Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Senior IT Business Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Senior Programme Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Senior Programmer
2 6 (37.50%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
2 6 (37.50%) Senior RPG Programmer
3 4 (25.00%) Consultant
3 4 (25.00%) JDE Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) EDI
2 5 (31.25%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Computer Science
1 6 (37.50%) Digital Media
1 6 (37.50%) Virtual Team
2 5 (31.25%) iSeries
3 4 (25.00%) Data Structures
4 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (12.50%) AS400
4 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ERP
1 6 (37.50%) Logistics
1 6 (37.50%) People Management
1 6 (37.50%) Project Management
2 4 (25.00%) Data Management
2 4 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (12.50%) B2B
3 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) JD Edwards
2 2 (12.50%) Axway
2 2 (12.50%) Intel
2 2 (12.50%) OpenText
3 1 (6.25%) IBM