Period
to 21 November 2018

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 6 months to 21 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM RPG
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 215 221 253
Rank change year-on-year +6 +32 +10
Permanent jobs citing RPG 9 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.19% 0.095% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.34% 0.17% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 13
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% +7.59%
10th Percentile £34,500 £41,875 £41,250
90th Percentile £46,750 £49,625 £48,750
England median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.25% - -4.76%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,614 3,000 3,431
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 56.07% 57.10% 52.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2,068 2,589 2,879
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

RPG
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing RPG as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

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
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RPG within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 November 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
Derbyshire +4 3 £47,500 -
Leicestershire - 3 £42,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £42,500 -
RPG
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for RPG.

1 9 (100.00%) iSeries
2 6 (66.67%) ERP
2 6 (66.67%) AS400
3 5 (55.56%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (33.33%) C++
4 3 (33.33%) IBM
4 3 (33.33%) JD Edwards
4 3 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (33.33%) NetSuite
4 3 (33.33%) RPG IV
4 3 (33.33%) High Availability
4 3 (33.33%) Line Management
5 2 (22.22%) Security Auditing
5 2 (22.22%) Hardware Maintenance
5 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
5 2 (22.22%) Mainframe
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) AIX
6 1 (11.11%) SQL
6 1 (11.11%) RPG/400
6 1 (11.11%) Infor
6 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing

RPG
Co-occurring 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (33.33%) NetSuite
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) AS400 Developer
2 2 (22.22%) AS400 Programmer
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Mainframe Programmer
2 2 (22.22%) Programmer
2 2 (22.22%) RPG Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) C++ Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Infor Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) IT Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) RPG Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) iSeries
2 6 (66.67%) AS400
3 2 (22.22%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ERP
2 3 (33.33%) High Availability
2 3 (33.33%) Line Management
3 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
3 2 (22.22%) Hardware Maintenance
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Security Auditing
4 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C#
1 3 (33.33%) C++
1 3 (33.33%) RPG IV
2 1 (11.11%) RPG/400
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) IBM
1 3 (33.33%) JD Edwards
2 1 (11.11%) Infor