Period
to 18 August 2018

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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM RPG
England > London
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 785 815 855
Rank change year-on-year +30 +40 +47
Permanent jobs citing RPG 33 44 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.047% 0.059% 0.047%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.083% 0.11% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 32 19 40
London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -31.82%
10th Percentile £41,250 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £45,500
England median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 39,551 40,927 43,981
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 56.78% 55.18% 54.38%
Number of salaries quoted 32,504 32,951 38,809
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 18 August 2018.

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 18 August 2018. 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
East London - 4 £45,000 -
Central London -22 3 £58,750 +38.24%
RPG
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for RPG.

1 31 (93.94%) AS400
2 20 (60.61%) SQL
3 18 (54.55%) Finance
4 15 (45.45%) iSeries
5 14 (42.42%) Java
6 13 (39.39%) WebSphere
7 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
7 5 (15.15%) Problem Management
8 3 (9.09%) Banking
9 2 (6.06%) C#
10 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
10 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (3.03%) Waterfall

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 13 (39.39%) WebSphere
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (54.55%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (78.79%) Developer
1 26 (78.79%) RPG Developer
2 25 (75.76%) AS400 Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Team Leader
4 5 (15.15%) Application Support Team Leader
4 5 (15.15%) Applications Support
4 5 (15.15%) Support Team Leader
5 4 (12.12%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Development Team Leader
6 1 (3.03%) Java Development Team Leader
6 1 (3.03%) Java Team Leader
6 1 (3.03%) Programmer
6 1 (3.03%) RPG Programmer
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 31 (93.94%) AS400
2 15 (45.45%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) Problem Management
2 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (3.03%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (60.61%) SQL
2 14 (42.42%) Java
3 2 (6.06%) C#
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft