The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM RPG
UK / England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 747 753 836
Rank change year-on-year +6 +83  
Permanent jobs citing RPG 97 165 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.22% 0.32% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 84 140 84
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,950 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,250 £53,000
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 England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 43908 50777 50769
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 54.74% 51.87% 50.64%
Number of salaries quoted 37778 44180 43561
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

RPG
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

RPG
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for RPG in England

RPG
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RPG in England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for RPG in England

RPG
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RPG within the England region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
North West +4 38 £38,750 -3.12% 2
London +60 13 £40,000 -11.11% 2
South East +65 9 £35,000 -17.64%
East of England +15 9 £35,000 -22.22%
East Midlands -20 9 £38,000 -14.12%
West Midlands +19 7 £35,000 - 1
Yorkshire +33 6 £35,000 -26.31%
South West +5 6 £42,500 +3.65%
RPG
UK

For the 6 months to 29 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 England region with a requirement for RPG.

1 174 (73.73%) AS400
2 119 (50.42%) RPG IV
3 111 (47.03%) SQL
4 109 (46.19%) iSeries
5 64 (27.12%) IBM
6 59 (25.00%) Finance
7 56 (23.73%) ERP
8 54 (22.88%) DB2
9 46 (19.49%) Agile Software Development
10 39 (16.53%) SDLC
11 37 (15.68%) Waterfall
11 37 (15.68%) ITIL
12 33 (13.98%) HTML
13 31 (13.14%) Unit Testing
14 30 (12.71%) XML
15 22 (9.32%) Java
16 17 (7.20%) SAP
16 17 (7.20%) Manufacturing
17 15 (6.36%) Degree
17 15 (6.36%) JavaScript
18 14 (5.93%) OS/400
18 14 (5.93%) FTP
18 14 (5.93%) Logistics
19 13 (5.51%) .NET
20 12 (5.08%) System Testing
20 12 (5.08%) Infor
21 11 (4.66%) RPG III
21 11 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
21 11 (4.66%) IFS
21 11 (4.66%) Web Services

RPG
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 8 (3.39%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (2.12%) Apache
2 5 (2.12%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.27%) Liferay
4 2 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.85%) MQSeries
4 2 (0.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (2.12%) MS Excel
1 5 (2.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.97%) SAP ERP
2 6 (2.54%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.85%) JDE World
4 1 (0.42%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.54%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.93%) FTP
2 4 (1.69%) ATM
3 3 (1.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (22.88%) DB2
2 2 (0.85%) MySQL
3 1 (0.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.42%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.42%) Pentaho
3 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.42%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (1.69%) Git (software)
1 4 (1.69%) Subversion
1 4 (1.69%) Synon
1 4 (1.69%) TortoiseSVN
1 4 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 59 (25.00%) Finance
2 17 (7.20%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.54%) Legal
4 4 (1.69%) Games
5 3 (1.27%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.27%) Banking
6 2 (0.85%) Automotive
6 2 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 98 (41.53%) Developer
2 90 (38.14%) AS400 Developer
3 85 (36.02%) RPG Developer
4 76 (32.20%) Analyst
5 49 (20.76%) Programmer
6 48 (20.34%) RPG Programmer
7 40 (16.95%) Support Analyst
8 35 (14.83%) Analyst Programmer
8 35 (14.83%) Applications Support
8 35 (14.83%) Applications Support Analyst
8 35 (14.83%) RPG Analyst Programmer
9 27 (11.44%) Development Manager
10 12 (5.08%) Architect
11 11 (4.66%) Senior Programmer
11 11 (4.66%) Senior RPG Programmer
12 7 (2.97%) Junior
12 7 (2.97%) Junior Developer
13 6 (2.54%) Support Engineer
14 5 (2.12%) Graduate
14 5 (2.12%) Software Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (13.98%) HTML
2 30 (12.71%) XML
3 13 (5.51%) .NET
4 11 (4.66%) Web Services
5 6 (2.54%) EDI
6 5 (2.12%) Middleware
6 5 (2.12%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (2.12%) XML Messaging
7 4 (1.69%) Hibernate
7 4 (1.69%) J2EE
7 4 (1.69%) Spring
8 3 (1.27%) CSS
9 2 (0.85%) Elastic Stack
9 2 (0.85%) Node.js
10 1 (0.42%) Akka
10 1 (0.42%) jQuery
10 1 (0.42%) JSON
10 1 (0.42%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 1 (0.42%) Vaadin
10 1 (0.42%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 174 (73.73%) AS400
2 109 (46.19%) iSeries
3 11 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.12%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.12%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.69%) iPad
6 3 (1.27%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (1.27%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.27%) Social Gaming
7 2 (0.85%) Replication
8 1 (0.42%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.42%) Mobile Games
8 1 (0.42%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.93%) OS/400
2 9 (3.81%) Linux
3 7 (2.97%) Windows
4 3 (1.27%) MVS
5 2 (0.85%) Unix
6 1 (0.42%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (23.73%) ERP
2 46 (19.49%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (16.53%) SDLC
4 37 (15.68%) ITIL
4 37 (15.68%) Waterfall
5 31 (13.14%) Unit Testing
6 14 (5.93%) Logistics
7 12 (5.08%) System Testing
8 10 (4.24%) DevOps
9 8 (3.39%) Project Management
9 8 (3.39%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (2.97%) IT Strategy
10 7 (2.97%) Mentoring
10 7 (2.97%) Software Engineering
11 5 (2.12%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (2.12%) Data Management
11 5 (2.12%) ETL
11 5 (2.12%) Technical Analysis
12 4 (1.69%) OO
12 4 (1.69%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 119 (50.42%) RPG IV
2 111 (47.03%) SQL
3 22 (9.32%) Java
4 15 (6.36%) JavaScript
5 11 (4.66%) RPG III
6 7 (2.97%) C#
7 6 (2.54%) Delphi
7 6 (2.54%) RPG/400
8 5 (2.12%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.69%) Python
10 3 (1.27%) COBOL
10 3 (1.27%) PHP
10 3 (1.27%) Scala
11 2 (0.85%) Assembly Language
11 2 (0.85%) C
11 2 (0.85%) C++
11 2 (0.85%) Fortran
11 2 (0.85%) Groovy
11 2 (0.85%) R
11 2 (0.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (6.36%) Degree
2 1 (0.42%) HNC
2 1 (0.42%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.42%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.85%) Kibana
Vendors
1 64 (27.12%) IBM
2 17 (7.20%) SAP
3 12 (5.08%) Infor
4 11 (4.66%) IFS
5 9 (3.81%) JD Edwards
6 7 (2.97%) Microsoft
7 6 (2.54%) Oracle
8 3 (1.27%) VMware
9 2 (0.85%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.42%) Cognos
10 1 (0.42%) Foundry
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