Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM RPG
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 989 968 1019
Rank change year-on-year -21 +51 +147
Permanent jobs citing RPG 177 235 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.19% 0.25% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 151 204 202
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% -1.18%
10th Percentile £29,750 £32,000 £35,125
90th Percentile £58,750 £48,750 £60,000
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 93459 95015 106614
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.37% 53.04% 52.11%
Number of salaries quoted 77564 82649 92082
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +2.27%

RPG
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing RPG as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
North of England -15 43 £38,500 -3.75% 4
South East +29 42 £31,500 -16.00%
Midlands +32 30 £46,250 +8.82% 1
London +8 28 £55,000 +33.33%
South West -8 26 £40,000 -
Yorkshire +53 25 £38,500 -18.95% 2
West Midlands +32 25 £42,500 +13.33% 1
North West -63 16 £40,000 - 1
East of England -15 6 £50,000 +42.86%
East Midlands +23 5 £47,500 +11.76%
North East +9 2 £36,500 +4.29% 1
RPG
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 106 (59.89%) SQL
2 105 (59.32%) AS400
3 88 (49.72%) RPG IV
4 71 (40.11%) iSeries
5 51 (28.81%) C#
6 47 (26.55%) IBM
7 46 (25.99%) Java
8 43 (24.29%) Finance
9 42 (23.73%) JavaScript
10 41 (23.16%) HTML
11 39 (22.03%) .NET
12 37 (20.90%) CSS
13 25 (14.12%) SDLC
14 23 (12.99%) Unit Testing
14 23 (12.99%) ERP
15 21 (11.86%) Microsoft
16 20 (11.30%) SQL Server
17 19 (10.73%) FTP
17 19 (10.73%) Service Delivery
17 19 (10.73%) SSL
17 19 (10.73%) Ticket Management
17 19 (10.73%) Dynatrace
17 19 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
17 19 (10.73%) Software Delivery
17 19 (10.73%) SolarWinds
17 19 (10.73%) Release Management
17 19 (10.73%) Statistics
18 18 (10.17%) Degree
19 16 (9.04%) Banking
20 15 (8.47%) Project Management

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 5 (2.82%) OpenROAD
2 4 (2.26%) Apache
3 1 (0.56%) IBM Domino
3 1 (0.56%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 9 (5.08%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (5.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.39%) Misys Equation
2 4 (2.26%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.69%) Infor M3
4 2 (1.13%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.13%) Movex
4 2 (1.13%) NetSuite
4 2 (1.13%) Retail-J
5 1 (0.56%) Infor LN
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.13%) G Suite
1 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.73%) FTP
1 19 (10.73%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.30%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.34%) DB2
3 7 (3.95%) MySQL
3 7 (3.95%) Pentaho
4 5 (2.82%) Informix
4 5 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (7.34%) Selenium
2 12 (6.78%) Cucumber
2 12 (6.78%) Jenkins
2 12 (6.78%) JUnit
2 12 (6.78%) Protractor
3 5 (2.82%) CA Gen
3 5 (2.82%) HP UFT
3 5 (2.82%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (2.82%) PowerBuilder
3 5 (2.82%) PROIV
3 5 (2.82%) Ranorex
4 3 (1.69%) Eclipse
4 3 (1.69%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.56%) JMeter
5 1 (0.56%) Subversion
5 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.56%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 43 (24.29%) Finance
2 16 (9.04%) Banking
3 8 (4.52%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.26%) Retail
4 4 (2.26%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.56%) Advertising
5 1 (0.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 80 (45.20%) Developer
2 66 (37.29%) Analyst
3 51 (28.81%) RPG Developer
4 49 (27.68%) AS400 Developer
5 37 (20.90%) Programmer
6 34 (19.21%) RPG Programmer
7 32 (18.08%) Analyst Programmer
7 32 (18.08%) RPG Analyst Programmer
8 22 (12.43%) Support Analyst
9 21 (11.86%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
9 21 (11.86%) AS400 Programmer
10 19 (10.73%) Operational Support Analyst
10 19 (10.73%) Operations Analyst
10 19 (10.73%) Operations Support Analyst
11 13 (7.34%) Senior Developer
12 9 (5.08%) AS400 Support
13 8 (4.52%) Analyst Developer
13 8 (4.52%) Software Developer
14 7 (3.95%) Graduate Developer
14 7 (3.95%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (23.16%) HTML
2 39 (22.03%) .NET
3 37 (20.90%) CSS
4 9 (5.08%) Ajax
5 8 (4.52%) EDI
6 7 (3.95%) DHTML
6 7 (3.95%) EDIFACT
7 6 (3.39%) Node.js
7 6 (3.39%) WPF
8 3 (1.69%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.13%) Classic ASP
9 2 (1.13%) JSON
9 2 (1.13%) XML
9 2 (1.13%) XSLT
10 1 (0.56%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (0.56%) Grails
10 1 (0.56%) jQuery
10 1 (0.56%) Razor View Engine
10 1 (0.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 105 (59.32%) AS400
2 71 (40.11%) iSeries
3 19 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.08%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.82%) Tandem
6 2 (1.13%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.56%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.47%) Windows
2 10 (5.65%) OS/400
3 9 (5.08%) Windows Server
4 7 (3.95%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (14.12%) SDLC
2 23 (12.99%) ERP
2 23 (12.99%) Unit Testing
3 19 (10.73%) Release Management
3 19 (10.73%) Service Delivery
3 19 (10.73%) Software Delivery
3 19 (10.73%) Statistics
3 19 (10.73%) Ticket Management
4 15 (8.47%) Project Management
5 14 (7.91%) Mentoring
6 13 (7.34%) Test Automation
7 12 (6.78%) BDD
7 12 (6.78%) Functional Testing
7 12 (6.78%) TDD
7 12 (6.78%) Web Testing
8 9 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (3.95%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (3.95%) Time Management
9 7 (3.95%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 106 (59.89%) SQL
2 88 (49.72%) RPG IV
3 51 (28.81%) C#
4 46 (25.99%) Java
5 42 (23.73%) JavaScript
6 14 (7.91%) C++
6 14 (7.91%) VB
7 13 (7.34%) Groovy
8 12 (6.78%) Scala
9 11 (6.21%) VB.NET
10 9 (5.08%) PHP
11 8 (4.52%) RPG/400
12 7 (3.95%) ActionScript
12 7 (3.95%) ActionScript 2.0
12 7 (3.95%) C
12 7 (3.95%) VBA
13 6 (3.39%) Delphi
14 5 (2.82%) COBOL
14 5 (2.82%) FoxPro (VFP)
14 5 (2.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (10.17%) Degree
2 5 (2.82%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.13%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.56%) Firmware
2 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) Control-M
Vendors
1 47 (26.55%) IBM
2 21 (11.86%) Microsoft
3 19 (10.73%) Dynatrace
3 19 (10.73%) SolarWinds
4 12 (6.78%) Oracle
5 9 (5.08%) JD Edwards
6 7 (3.95%) Cognos
7 6 (3.39%) Misys
8 5 (2.82%) Infor
9 4 (2.26%) SAP
10 2 (1.13%) Epicor
10 2 (1.13%) Google
10 2 (1.13%) IFS
10 2 (1.13%) QAD
10 2 (1.13%) Sage
11 1 (0.56%) Baan
11 1 (0.56%) Lotus
11 1 (0.56%) VMware