The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM RPG
England / East Midlands
Rank 152 137 177
Rank change year-on-year -15 +40  
Permanent jobs citing RPG 9 31 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.31% 0.98% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.53% 1.82% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 9 27 4
Median salary £38,000 £47,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +21.79%  
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 the East Midlands with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1701 1703 1700
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 58.03% 53.60% 51.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1426 1431 1482
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,100 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

RPG
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

RPG
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for RPG in the East Midlands

RPG
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for RPG.

1 14 (100.00%) AS400
2 9 (64.29%) RPG IV
3 4 (28.57%) SDLC
4 1 (7.14%) iSeries
4 1 (7.14%) COBOL
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) FTP
4 1 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) JD Edwards

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) FTP
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) AS400 Developer
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
1 14 (100.00%) RPG Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Senior AS400 Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Senior RPG Developer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (100.00%) AS400
2 1 (7.14%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) RPG IV
2 1 (7.14%) COBOL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) IBM
1 1 (7.14%) JD Edwards