Period
to 23 September 2018

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 6 months to 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM RPG
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 177 214
Rank change year-on-year -12 +37 -40
Permanent jobs citing RPG 1 23 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.027% 0.60% 0.083%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.063% 1.16% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1 23 1
Birmingham median annual salary £70,000 £42,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +64.71% -29.17% +50.00%
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -17.65% -26.09% +43.75%

RPG is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,581 1,984 1,738
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 42.57% 51.77% 35.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1,339 1,714 1,432
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £61,125
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

RPG
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing RPG as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

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 23 September 2018, IT jobs citing RPG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for RPG.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Logistics
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) iSeries
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Software Delivery

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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Head of Delivery
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Logistics
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM