Period
to 19 February 2019

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 19 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM RPG
England > London
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 773 790 773
Rank change year-on-year +17 -17 +100
Permanent jobs citing RPG 11 21 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.017% 0.030% 0.046%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.031% 0.054% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 6 15 24
London median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% +43.75% -23.81%
10th Percentile £63,750 £45,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £61,250 £74,500
England median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% - -5.88%

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 36,034 38,765 37,779
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 57.27% 55.47% 54.66%
Number of salaries quoted 30,185 32,332 32,936
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +3.26%

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 19 February 2019.

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 19 February 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
Central London +40 3 £72,500 +20.83%
RPG
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 London region with a requirement for RPG.

1 11 (100.00%) AS400
1 11 (100.00%) iSeries
2 8 (72.73%) RPG IV
3 7 (63.64%) SQL
4 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
5 5 (45.45%) IBM
5 5 (45.45%) Banking
5 5 (45.45%) Billing
6 4 (36.36%) Retail
6 4 (36.36%) PDM
6 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
6 4 (36.36%) ERP
6 4 (36.36%) Degree
6 4 (36.36%) RPG III
6 4 (36.36%) User Experience
6 4 (36.36%) SDLC
6 4 (36.36%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (36.36%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (27.27%) System Testing
7 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
8 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
8 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (18.18%) Finance
8 2 (18.18%) Scrum
8 2 (18.18%) Java
8 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
9 1 (9.09%) Regulatory Compliance
9 1 (9.09%) Misys Midas
9 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Misys Midas
General
1 5 (45.45%) Banking
1 5 (45.45%) Billing
2 4 (36.36%) Retail
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst Programmer
1 4 (36.36%) Banking Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Programmer
1 4 (36.36%) RPG Analyst Programmer
1 4 (36.36%) RPG Developer
1 4 (36.36%) RPG Programmer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Analyst Programmer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Programmer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior RPG Programmer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Java Analyst Programmer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Java Programmer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior RPG Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior SQL Programmer
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) AS400
1 11 (100.00%) iSeries
2 4 (36.36%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (36.36%) User Experience
3 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
2 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
2 4 (36.36%) ERP
2 4 (36.36%) PDM
2 4 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (36.36%) SDLC
3 3 (27.27%) System Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
5 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (9.09%) Information Security
5 1 (9.09%) Regulatory Compliance
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) RPG IV
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) RPG III
4 2 (18.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) IBM