The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for RPG skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited RPG over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM RPG
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 142 130
Rank change year-on-year +13 -12  
Permanent jobs citing RPG 7 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.36% 0.084% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.69% 0.27% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 6
Median salary £40,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.43% +2.50%  

RPG is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1021 751 859
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 52.76% 31.55% 42.55%
Number of salaries quoted 883 623 762
Median salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

RPG
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing RPG as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for RPG in Birmingham

RPG
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RPG in Birmingham.

Salary trend for RPG in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for RPG.

1 5 (62.50%) JD Edwards
1 5 (62.50%) ERP
1 5 (62.50%) AS400
1 5 (62.50%) RPG IV
2 3 (37.50%) iSeries
3 2 (25.00%) ETL
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (25.00%) Misys Equation
3 2 (25.00%) Retail Banking
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (25.00%) Misys
3 2 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (12.50%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (12.50%) Subversion
4 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) RAD
4 1 (12.50%) ATM
4 1 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) Delphi
4 1 (12.50%) Java

RPG
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (25.00%) Misys Equation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) TortoiseSVN
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
1 2 (25.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst Programmer
2 3 (37.50%) Programmer
2 3 (37.50%) RPG Analyst Programmer
2 3 (37.50%) RPG Programmer
3 2 (25.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Data Migration Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Migration Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) RPG Developer
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) AS400
2 3 (37.50%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ERP
2 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (25.00%) ETL
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) RPG IV
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) Delphi
3 1 (12.50%) Java
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) JD Edwards
2 2 (25.00%) Misys
3 1 (12.50%) IBM