Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM RPG
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 191 166
Rank change year-on-year +25 -25 -
Permanent jobs citing RPG 24 10 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.69% 0.26% 0.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.24% 0.37% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 17
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £39,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.24% +21.43% -
10th Percentile £34,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £43,500 £50,000 £37,500
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -22.22%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,928 2,680 2,283
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 55.67% 70.32% 63.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1,485 2,209 1,989
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.51%
10th Percentile £31,000 £29,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

RPG
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for RPG in Cambridgeshire

RPG
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for RPG in Cambridgeshire

RPG
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RPG within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 17 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough -23 21 £39,000 -8.24% 1
Wisbech - 3 - -
RPG
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for RPG.

1 21 (87.50%) RPG IV
1 21 (87.50%) iSeries
2 14 (58.33%) AS400
3 13 (54.17%) SQL
3 13 (54.17%) IBM
4 12 (50.00%) Finance
5 11 (45.83%) .NET
6 10 (41.67%) BDD
6 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (37.50%) TDD
8 5 (20.83%) Innovative Thinking
9 4 (16.67%) Time Management
9 4 (16.67%) Coaching
10 3 (12.50%) PDM
11 1 (4.17%) Integration Testing
11 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (4.17%) Creative Thinking
11 1 (4.17%) Decision-Making
11 1 (4.17%) Problem-Solving

RPG
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 12 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Analyst
1 13 (54.17%) Analyst Programmer
1 13 (54.17%) Programmer
1 13 (54.17%) RPG Analyst Programmer
1 13 (54.17%) RPG Programmer
2 11 (45.83%) AS400 Developer
2 11 (45.83%) Developer
2 11 (45.83%) RPG Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Analyst Programmer
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Programmer
3 4 (16.67%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
3 4 (16.67%) Senior RPG Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (87.50%) iSeries
2 14 (58.33%) AS400
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (41.67%) BDD
2 9 (37.50%) TDD
3 5 (20.83%) Innovative Thinking
4 4 (16.67%) Coaching
4 4 (16.67%) Time Management
5 3 (12.50%) PDM
6 1 (4.17%) Creative Thinking
6 1 (4.17%) Decision-Making
6 1 (4.17%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 21 (87.50%) RPG IV
2 13 (54.17%) SQL
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) IBM