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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM RPG
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 124 134 116
Rank change year-on-year +10 -18  
Permanent jobs citing RPG 1 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.055% 0.17% 0.058%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 0.45% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Median salary £37,500 £50,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +38.88%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £41,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -8.53% -8.88%  

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 791 892 768
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 43.27% 38.09% 44.78%
Number of salaries quoted 667 777 690
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

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

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 (83.33%) iSeries
2 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (66.67%) TortoiseSVN
2 4 (66.67%) ATM
2 4 (66.67%) IBM
2 4 (66.67%) Subversion
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) Delphi
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (66.67%) OO
2 4 (66.67%) RAD
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Legal
4 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (16.67%) Replication
4 1 (16.67%) Data Management
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) ERP
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) Logistics
4 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (16.67%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (16.67%) JD Edwards
4 1 (16.67%) JDE World
4 1 (16.67%) R
4 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Data Structures

RPG
Top Related 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 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (16.67%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 1 (16.67%) JDE World
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (66.67%) Subversion
1 4 (66.67%) TortoiseSVN
1 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Delphi Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) iSeries
2 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) OO
1 4 (66.67%) RAD
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Logistics
2 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) Delphi
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) R
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) JD Edwards
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