The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM RPG
England / East of England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 242 247 263
Rank change year-on-year +5 +16  
Permanent jobs citing RPG 13 8 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.21% 0.12% 0.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.37% 0.23% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 13
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -22.22%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.43% +2.50%  

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 of England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 3541 3507 4210
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 58.07% 51.58% 51.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2963 3090 3636
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

RPG
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

RPG
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for RPG in the East of England

RPG
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RPG in the East of England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for RPG in the East of England

RPG
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RPG within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -2 13 £35,000 -
RPG
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 of England region with a requirement for RPG.

1 22 (95.65%) AS400
2 17 (73.91%) RPG IV
3 5 (21.74%) SDLC
3 5 (21.74%) iSeries
4 1 (4.35%) Spring
4 1 (4.35%) RESTful
4 1 (4.35%) HTML5
4 1 (4.35%) Games
4 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.35%) Billing
4 1 (4.35%) HTML
4 1 (4.35%) Java
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) CSS
4 1 (4.35%) CSS3
4 1 (4.35%) Kafka
4 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (4.35%) Ansible
4 1 (4.35%) Docker
4 1 (4.35%) React

RPG
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (4.35%) Billing
1 1 (4.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
2 22 (95.65%) AS400 Developer
2 22 (95.65%) RPG Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Senior AS400 Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Senior Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Senior RPG Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
1 1 (4.35%) CSS
1 1 (4.35%) CSS3
1 1 (4.35%) HTML
1 1 (4.35%) HTML5
1 1 (4.35%) Kafka
1 1 (4.35%) React
1 1 (4.35%) RESTful
1 1 (4.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 22 (95.65%) AS400
2 5 (21.74%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) RPG IV
2 1 (4.35%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Ansible
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