Period
to 27 November 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 27 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM RPG
England > Midlands
6 months to
27 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 202 324 348
Rank change year-on-year +122 +24 +22
Permanent jobs citing RPG 13 8 36
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.28% 0.071% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.51% 0.15% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 22
Median annual salary £42,500 £55,000 £39,625
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.73% +38.80% -11.94%
10th Percentile £34,500 £52,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £64,750 £57,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £70,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year -42.86% +70.73% +2.50%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,527 5,282 6,241
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 53.90% 46.99% 47.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2,136 4,631 5,110
Median annual salary £45,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.06% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £64,733
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - +5.00%

RPG
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing RPG as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for RPG in the Midlands

RPG
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing RPG in the Midlands.

Salary trend for RPG in the Midlands

RPG
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing RPG in the Midlands over the 6 months to 27 November 2020.

Salary histogram for RPG in the Midlands

RPG
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RPG within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 27 November 2020. 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 Midlands +93 12 £42,500 -22.73%
East Midlands - 1 £62,500 -
RPG
England

For the 6 months to 27 November 2020, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for RPG.

1 6 (46.15%) AS400
1 6 (46.15%) iSeries
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) DB2
2 4 (30.77%) FTP
2 4 (30.77%) RPG/400
2 4 (30.77%) RPG III
2 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (30.77%) IFS
2 4 (30.77%) Proactive Management
3 3 (23.08%) RPG IV
3 3 (23.08%) Python
3 3 (23.08%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) LANSA
3 3 (23.08%) Scala
4 2 (15.38%) IBM
4 2 (15.38%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Leadership
4 2 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (7.69%) SDLC
5 1 (7.69%) Misys
5 1 (7.69%) Finance
5 1 (7.69%) Banking
5 1 (7.69%) Misys Equation

RPG
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 (7.69%) Misys Equation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) DB2
General
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Analyst
2 7 (53.85%) Analyst Programmer
2 7 (53.85%) Programmer
3 6 (46.15%) RPG Analyst Programmer
3 6 (46.15%) RPG Programmer
4 4 (30.77%) Developer
5 3 (23.08%) RPG Developer
5 3 (23.08%) Support Analyst Programmer
6 2 (15.38%) Development Manager
6 2 (15.38%) LANSA Analyst Programmer
6 2 (15.38%) Systems Development Manager
6 2 (15.38%) Systems Manager
7 1 (7.69%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (7.69%) Project Analyst
7 1 (7.69%) Project Leader
7 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst Programmer
7 1 (7.69%) Software Development Manager
7 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
7 1 (7.69%) Systems Developer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) AS400
1 6 (46.15%) iSeries
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (30.77%) Proactive Management
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Leadership
4 1 (7.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) RPG III
1 4 (30.77%) RPG/400
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) Python
2 3 (23.08%) RPG IV
2 3 (23.08%) Scala
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) IFS
2 3 (23.08%) LANSA
3 2 (15.38%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) Misys