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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM RPG
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 717 758 831
Rank change year-on-year +41 +73  
Permanent jobs citing RPG 150 147 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.32% 0.30% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 118 123 102
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £57,500
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 England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 47186 48409 53816
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 56.12% 53.10% 51.77%
Number of salaries quoted 39882 42440 46340
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +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 26 June 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 26 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
North West -28 32 £40,000 -11.11% 1
London +30 30 £42,000 +5.00% 1
South East +75 24 £35,000 -9.67% 1
South West -15 21 £40,000 +5.26%
East of England +7 13 £35,000 - 1
West Midlands +18 12 £35,000 -39.13% 1
Yorkshire -13 10 £38,500 -18.94% 1
East Midlands +13 8 £47,500 +11.76%
RPG
UK

For the 6 months to 26 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 England region with a requirement for RPG.

1 188 (77.69%) AS400
2 129 (53.31%) SQL
3 127 (52.48%) RPG IV
4 114 (47.11%) iSeries
5 68 (28.10%) IBM
6 65 (26.86%) SDLC
7 59 (24.38%) ERP
8 50 (20.66%) Finance
8 50 (20.66%) Unit Testing
9 46 (19.01%) Agile Software Development
10 41 (16.94%) ITIL
11 39 (16.12%) DB2
11 39 (16.12%) HTML
12 32 (13.22%) Waterfall
13 29 (11.98%) JavaScript
14 26 (10.74%) Banking
15 25 (10.33%) CSS
16 21 (8.68%) Java
16 21 (8.68%) Greenfield Project
16 21 (8.68%) Analytical Skills
17 20 (8.26%) Technical Analysis
18 19 (7.85%) .NET
18 19 (7.85%) Business Intelligence
19 18 (7.44%) Degree
19 18 (7.44%) Translating Business Requirements
20 17 (7.02%) JD Edwards
21 16 (6.61%) Linux
22 15 (6.20%) Misys
22 15 (6.20%) User Acceptance Testing
22 15 (6.20%) Misys Equation

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 10 (4.13%) Apache
2 3 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (1.24%) OpenROAD
3 2 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.83%) IIS
3 2 (0.83%) MQSeries
3 2 (0.83%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (0.83%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.83%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.41%) Liferay
4 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (4.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (3.31%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 15 (6.20%) Misys Equation
2 11 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.83%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.41%) Infor LN
4 1 (0.41%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.41%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.41%) JDE OneWorld
4 1 (0.41%) JDE World
4 1 (0.41%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.83%) Firewall
1 2 (0.83%) FTP
1 2 (0.83%) TCP/IP
1 2 (0.83%) VPN
2 1 (0.41%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (16.12%) DB2
2 11 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 10 (4.13%) MySQL
3 10 (4.13%) Pentaho
4 3 (1.24%) Informix
5 2 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (3.31%) Synon
2 3 (1.24%) CA Gen
2 3 (1.24%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (1.24%) PowerBuilder
2 3 (1.24%) PROIV
3 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.41%) Subversion
3 1 (0.41%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 50 (20.66%) Finance
2 26 (10.74%) Banking
3 9 (3.72%) Legal
4 6 (2.48%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.07%) Retail
6 3 (1.24%) Games
6 3 (1.24%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.41%) Advertising
7 1 (0.41%) Billing
Job Titles
1 122 (50.41%) Developer
2 101 (41.74%) RPG Developer
3 100 (41.32%) AS400 Developer
4 72 (29.75%) Analyst
5 66 (27.27%) Programmer
6 65 (26.86%) RPG Programmer
7 39 (16.12%) Analyst Programmer
7 39 (16.12%) RPG Analyst Programmer
8 23 (9.50%) Support Analyst
9 20 (8.26%) Applications Support
9 20 (8.26%) Applications Support Analyst
9 20 (8.26%) Senior Programmer
9 20 (8.26%) Senior RPG Programmer
10 18 (7.44%) Senior Developer
11 15 (6.20%) Senior AS400 Developer
11 15 (6.20%) Senior RPG Developer
12 12 (4.96%) Development Manager
12 12 (4.96%) Support Engineer
13 9 (3.72%) Software Support Engineer
14 8 (3.31%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (16.12%) HTML
2 25 (10.33%) CSS
3 19 (7.85%) .NET
4 12 (4.96%) EDI
5 10 (4.13%) EDIFACT
6 9 (3.72%) XML
7 6 (2.48%) Web Services
8 3 (1.24%) JSON
8 3 (1.24%) SOAP
9 2 (0.83%) Ajax
9 2 (0.83%) DHTML
9 2 (0.83%) JMX
9 2 (0.83%) jQuery
9 2 (0.83%) JSP
9 2 (0.83%) REST
9 2 (0.83%) Spring
10 1 (0.41%) Hibernate
10 1 (0.41%) J2EE
10 1 (0.41%) Node.js
10 1 (0.41%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 188 (77.69%) AS400
2 114 (47.11%) iSeries
3 21 (8.68%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (8.68%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (3.31%) iPad
4 8 (3.31%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.24%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.24%) Tandem
6 1 (0.41%) Mobile Games
6 1 (0.41%) Social Gaming
6 1 (0.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.61%) Linux
2 13 (5.37%) Windows
3 10 (4.13%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.83%) CentOS
4 2 (0.83%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (26.86%) SDLC
2 59 (24.38%) ERP
3 50 (20.66%) Unit Testing
4 46 (19.01%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (16.94%) ITIL
6 32 (13.22%) Waterfall
7 20 (8.26%) Technical Analysis
8 19 (7.85%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (7.44%) Translating Business Requirements
10 15 (6.20%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (4.13%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (4.13%) High Availability
11 10 (4.13%) Project Management
12 9 (3.72%) Business Analysis
12 9 (3.72%) DevOps
12 9 (3.72%) Logistics
13 8 (3.31%) Data Management
13 8 (3.31%) IT Strategy
13 8 (3.31%) Quality Management
14 7 (2.89%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 129 (53.31%) SQL
2 127 (52.48%) RPG IV
3 29 (11.98%) JavaScript
4 21 (8.68%) Java
5 13 (5.37%) VB.NET
6 12 (4.96%) PHP
6 12 (4.96%) RPG/400
6 12 (4.96%) VBA
7 10 (4.13%) ActionScript
7 10 (4.13%) ActionScript 2.0
8 9 (3.72%) C#
9 5 (2.07%) C++
9 5 (2.07%) VB
10 4 (1.65%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.24%) C
11 3 (1.24%) COBOL
11 3 (1.24%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 3 (1.24%) Python
11 3 (1.24%) Tcl
11 3 (1.24%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 18 (7.44%) Degree
2 3 (1.24%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.41%) Ansible
1 1 (0.41%) Kibana
Vendors
1 68 (28.10%) IBM
2 17 (7.02%) JD Edwards
3 15 (6.20%) Misys
4 14 (5.79%) Microsoft
5 11 (4.55%) Cognos
6 7 (2.89%) Oracle
7 2 (0.83%) Mercator
7 2 (0.83%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (0.83%) SAP
8 1 (0.41%) Baan
8 1 (0.41%) Foundry
8 1 (0.41%) Infor
8 1 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
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