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

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM RPG
England / West Midlands
Rank 210 206 210
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Permanent jobs citing RPG 6 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.30% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.27% 0.68% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 6
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £35,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.97%

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
2196 2362 2416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 46.07% 44.39% 48.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1878 2016 2186
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RPG across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

RPG Salary Histogram 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 22 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
Birmingham +5 6 £37,500 -25.00%
RPG
England

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for RPG.

1 5 (71.43%) iSeries
2 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 4 (57.14%) TortoiseSVN
2 4 (57.14%) Subversion
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) Delphi
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
2 4 (57.14%) OO
2 4 (57.14%) RAD
2 4 (57.14%) ATM
2 4 (57.14%) IBM
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Data Management
4 2 (28.57%) JDE World
4 2 (28.57%) Legal
4 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
4 2 (28.57%) Logistics
4 2 (28.57%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (28.57%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 2 (28.57%) JD Edwards
4 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (28.57%) ERP
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
5 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Replication
5 1 (14.29%) R

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (28.57%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 2 (28.57%) JDE World
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
1 4 (57.14%) Subversion
1 4 (57.14%) TortoiseSVN
1 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Legal
2 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Support Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (42.86%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Delphi Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) JDE Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) iSeries
2 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
3 1 (14.29%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) OO
1 4 (57.14%) RAD
2 2 (28.57%) Data Management
2 2 (28.57%) ERP
2 2 (28.57%) Logistics
2 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
1 4 (57.14%) Delphi
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) R
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) JD Edwards