Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM RPG
England > London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 803 828 861
Rank change year-on-year +25 +33 +46
Permanent jobs citing RPG 29 29 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.038% 0.038% 0.056%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.070% 0.070% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 18 21 34
London median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -19.05% -12.50%
10th Percentile £33,375 £31,250 £43,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £77,500 £62,125
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year - -4.76% -1.18%

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 London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 41547 41250 47323
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 54.99% 54.51% 53.45%
Number of salaries quoted 33051 36276 40806
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

RPG
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for RPG in London

RPG
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for RPG in London

RPG
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RPG in London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for RPG in London

RPG
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RPG within the London region over the 6 months to 21 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
West London +15 6 £57,500 -23.33%
North London - 3 £37,500 -
Central London - 2 £60,000 -
RPG
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 London region with a requirement for RPG.

1 22 (75.86%) iSeries
2 20 (68.97%) Finance
2 20 (68.97%) SQL
3 19 (65.52%) AS400
4 15 (51.72%) IBM
5 13 (44.83%) RPG IV
6 12 (41.38%) Banking
7 9 (31.03%) Unit Testing
7 9 (31.03%) SDLC
8 7 (24.14%) Change Control
8 7 (24.14%) RPG/400
8 7 (24.14%) Technical Analysis
9 6 (20.69%) Systems Analysis
9 6 (20.69%) Project Management
9 6 (20.69%) JD Edwards
10 4 (13.79%) DB2
11 3 (10.34%) OS/400
11 3 (10.34%) Java
11 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
11 3 (10.34%) Misys
11 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (10.34%) Misys Equation
11 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (10.34%) RPG III
11 3 (10.34%) Translating Business Requirements
12 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
12 2 (6.90%) ERP
12 2 (6.90%) C#
13 1 (3.45%) HTML

RPG
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 1 (3.45%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Misys Equation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) DB2
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
1 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.45%) JUnit
1 1 (3.45%) Protractor
1 1 (3.45%) Selenium
1 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (68.97%) Finance
2 12 (41.38%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Developer
2 10 (34.48%) RPG Developer
3 8 (27.59%) AS400 Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Analyst
4 6 (20.69%) Analyst Programmer
4 6 (20.69%) Programmer
4 6 (20.69%) Project Leader
4 6 (20.69%) RPG Analyst Programmer
4 6 (20.69%) RPG Programmer
5 2 (6.90%) Applications Support
5 2 (6.90%) AS400 Support
5 2 (6.90%) Banking Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Architect
6 1 (3.45%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Lead Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Server Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
1 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
1 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (3.45%) CSS
1 1 (3.45%) HTML
1 1 (3.45%) Node.js
1 1 (3.45%) Razor View Engine
1 1 (3.45%) WPF
1 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (75.86%) iSeries
2 19 (65.52%) AS400
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) SDLC
1 9 (31.03%) Unit Testing
2 7 (24.14%) Change Control
2 7 (24.14%) Technical Analysis
3 6 (20.69%) Project Management
3 6 (20.69%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (10.34%) Translating Business Requirements
4 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (6.90%) ERP
6 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.45%) Integration Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.45%) MVC
6 1 (3.45%) OO
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.45%) TDD
6 1 (3.45%) Time Management
6 1 (3.45%) Web Development
6 1 (3.45%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) SQL
2 13 (44.83%) RPG IV
3 7 (24.14%) RPG/400
4 3 (10.34%) Java
4 3 (10.34%) RPG III
5 2 (6.90%) C#
6 1 (3.45%) Groovy
6 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.45%) PHP
6 1 (3.45%) Python
6 1 (3.45%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Control-M
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) IBM
2 6 (20.69%) JD Edwards
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.34%) Misys
4 1 (3.45%) Lotus