Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM RPG
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 174 214
Rank change year-on-year +12 +40 -39
Permanent jobs citing RPG 20 23 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.57% 0.60% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.40% 1.27% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 7 21 5
Birmingham median annual salary £70,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +64.71% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £37,525 £35,000 £31,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £51,500
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% -6.25%

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 1,428 1,814 1,879
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 40.60% 47.62% 40.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,185 1,560 1,580
Birmingham median annual salary £43,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +2.63%

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

RPG
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RPG in Birmingham over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for RPG in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 19 (95.00%) SQL
2 16 (80.00%) iSeries
3 15 (75.00%) RPG IV
4 14 (70.00%) EDI
4 14 (70.00%) ERP
4 14 (70.00%) JD Edwards
5 13 (65.00%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (65.00%) Workflow
6 12 (60.00%) Telecoms
7 10 (50.00%) ITIL
7 10 (50.00%) Java
8 9 (45.00%) EAI
8 9 (45.00%) SOA
8 9 (45.00%) ETL
8 9 (45.00%) Business Continuity
8 9 (45.00%) Technical Architecture
8 9 (45.00%) SDLC
8 9 (45.00%) Business Continuity Planning
8 9 (45.00%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (45.00%) Decision-Making
9 7 (35.00%) AS400
9 7 (35.00%) Management Information System
9 7 (35.00%) Middleware
9 7 (35.00%) VB
10 6 (30.00%) Dynamics AX
10 6 (30.00%) NetSuite
11 5 (25.00%) High Availability
11 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
11 5 (25.00%) IFS
11 5 (25.00%) 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (30.00%) NetSuite
2 5 (25.00%) JDE OneWorld
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) FTP
1 5 (25.00%) LAN
1 5 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
1 9 (45.00%) Integration Developer
1 9 (45.00%) RPG Developer
1 9 (45.00%) SQL Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Head of Delivery
3 1 (5.00%) Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (5.00%) Programmer
3 1 (5.00%) RPG Analyst Programmer
3 1 (5.00%) RPG Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (70.00%) EDI
2 7 (35.00%) Middleware
3 5 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (5.00%) EDIFACT
4 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (80.00%) iSeries
2 13 (65.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (35.00%) AS400
3 7 (35.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
1 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) ERP
2 13 (65.00%) Workflow
3 10 (50.00%) ITIL
4 9 (45.00%) Business Continuity
4 9 (45.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 9 (45.00%) Decision-Making
4 9 (45.00%) EAI
4 9 (45.00%) ETL
4 9 (45.00%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (45.00%) SDLC
4 9 (45.00%) SOA
4 9 (45.00%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (25.00%) B2B
5 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 5 (25.00%) High Availability
5 5 (25.00%) Logistics
5 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 5 (25.00%) Software Delivery
5 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) SQL
2 15 (75.00%) RPG IV
3 10 (50.00%) Java
4 7 (35.00%) VB
5 5 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
1 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) JD Edwards
2 5 (25.00%) IBM
2 5 (25.00%) IFS
3 4 (20.00%) Axway
3 4 (20.00%) SEEBURGER
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle