Period
to 24 July 2017

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 24 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM RPG
South East > Kent
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 137 137
Rank change year-on-year +33 0 +14
Permanent jobs citing RPG 15 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.06% 0.48% 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.92% 0.97% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 7
Kent median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.65% -5.56% +38.46%
South East median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - -6.67% -16.67%

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 Kent with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 780 1032 1222
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 55.32% 49.62% 59.21%
Number of salaries quoted 664 913 1092
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.60% - -7.23%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,150 £24,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £57,500 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +5.39%

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 24 July 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
Tunbridge Wells - 2 - -
RPG
South East

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Kent region with a requirement for RPG.

1 15 (100.00%) SQL
1 15 (100.00%) AS400
2 14 (93.33%) IBM
2 14 (93.33%) VBA
2 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 14 (93.33%) Linux
2 14 (93.33%) iSeries
2 14 (93.33%) RPG IV
3 13 (86.67%) EDI
3 13 (86.67%) ERP
3 13 (86.67%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (80.00%) EDIFACT
4 12 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (80.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 12 (80.00%) Cognos
4 12 (80.00%) MySQL
4 12 (80.00%) PHP
4 12 (80.00%) ActionScript
4 12 (80.00%) High Availability
4 12 (80.00%) Windows Server
4 12 (80.00%) Pentaho
4 12 (80.00%) ActionScript 2.0
4 12 (80.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
5 2 (13.33%) CentOS
5 2 (13.33%) RPG/400
5 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
5 2 (13.33%) DB2
5 2 (13.33%) IIS

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) Apache
1 2 (13.33%) IIS
1 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
1 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (13.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) MySQL
1 12 (80.00%) Pentaho
2 2 (13.33%) DB2
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) AS400 Developer
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
1 12 (80.00%) RPG Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) AS400 Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) AS400 Support
2 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (6.67%) Programmer
3 1 (6.67%) RPG Analyst Programmer
3 1 (6.67%) RPG Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) EDI
2 12 (80.00%) EDIFACT
3 2 (13.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (100.00%) AS400
2 14 (93.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Linux
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (13.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Business Intelligence
1 13 (86.67%) ERP
2 12 (80.00%) Business Analysis
2 12 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (80.00%) High Availability
3 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) SQL
2 14 (93.33%) RPG IV
2 14 (93.33%) VBA
3 12 (80.00%) ActionScript
3 12 (80.00%) ActionScript 2.0
3 12 (80.00%) PHP
4 2 (13.33%) RPG/400
4 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) IBM
2 12 (80.00%) Cognos
3 2 (13.33%) Mercator
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) JD Edwards