Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM RPG
England > London
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 797 784 836
Rank change year-on-year -13 +52 +52
Permanent jobs citing RPG 28 37 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.041% 0.054% 0.055%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.072% 0.098% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 24 21 47
London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% -14.29%
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year - -2.44% -4.65%

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 38,663 37,801 44,527
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 56.02% 55.36% 54.15%
Number of salaries quoted 31,949 32,312 39,173
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £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 23 May 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 23 May 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
Central London -3 5 £58,750 +38.24%
East London - 5 £45,000 -
West London - 1 - -
RPG
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 24 (85.71%) AS400
2 19 (67.86%) Finance
3 9 (32.14%) SQL
4 7 (25.00%) Java
4 7 (25.00%) iSeries
5 5 (17.86%) WebSphere
5 5 (17.86%) Banking
6 4 (14.29%) C#
7 3 (10.71%) Financial Institution
7 3 (10.71%) Retail Banking
7 3 (10.71%) Private Banking
7 3 (10.71%) Wealth Management
7 3 (10.71%) Investment Management
7 3 (10.71%) RPG IV
7 3 (10.71%) Investment Banking
8 2 (7.14%) Razor View Engine
8 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
8 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
8 2 (7.14%) Data Visualisation
8 2 (7.14%) Node.js
8 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (7.14%) Visualisation
8 2 (7.14%) MVVM
8 2 (7.14%) Time Management
8 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Integration Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Web Development
8 2 (7.14%) QA
8 2 (7.14%) WPF

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 5 (17.86%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (67.86%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Banking
3 3 (10.71%) Financial Institution
3 3 (10.71%) Investment Banking
3 3 (10.71%) Private Banking
3 3 (10.71%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (85.71%) Developer
2 22 (78.57%) RPG Developer
3 21 (75.00%) AS400 Developer
4 7 (25.00%) SQL Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Programmer
5 4 (14.29%) RPG Programmer
6 2 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) SSIS Developer
6 2 (7.14%) SSRS Developer
6 2 (7.14%) WPF Developer
7 1 (3.57%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
1 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
1 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
1 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 2 (7.14%) CSS
1 2 (7.14%) HTML
1 2 (7.14%) Node.js
1 2 (7.14%) Razor View Engine
1 2 (7.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (85.71%) AS400
2 7 (25.00%) iSeries
3 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.71%) Investment Management
1 3 (10.71%) Wealth Management
2 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (7.14%) Data Visualisation
2 2 (7.14%) Integration Testing
2 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
2 2 (7.14%) MVC
2 2 (7.14%) MVVM
2 2 (7.14%) OO
2 2 (7.14%) Time Management
2 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
2 2 (7.14%) Visualisation
2 2 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) SQL
2 7 (25.00%) Java
3 4 (14.29%) C#
4 3 (10.71%) RPG IV
5 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.14%) PHP
5 2 (7.14%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) IBM
1 2 (7.14%) Lotus
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft