Period
to 20 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 20 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM RPG
South East > Kent
6 months to
20 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 99 - 93
Rank change year-on-year - +93 +31
Permanent jobs citing RPG 2 0 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.21% - 1.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.37% - 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 13
Kent median annual salary £82,500 - £35,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +50.00% -3.45%

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 Kent with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 547 594 714
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 57.04% 56.46% 54.21%
Number of salaries quoted 490 515 623
Kent median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £23,750 £25,400 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,125 £60,000 £56,250
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

RPG
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for RPG in Kent

RPG
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for RPG in Kent

RPG
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RPG within the Kent region over the 6 months to 20 September 2019. 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
Rochester - 2 £82,500 -
RPG
South East

For the 6 months to 20 September 2019, 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 Kent region with a requirement for RPG.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development

RPG
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Development Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Head of Development
1 2 (100.00%) Head of Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Development Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#