The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for RPG skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited RPG over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM RPG
England / North West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 245 213 240
Rank change year-on-year -32 +27  
Permanent jobs citing RPG 32 24 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.47% 0.43% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.79% 0.79% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 29 17 7
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -15.09%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.43% +2.50%  

RPG is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 4031 3021 3279
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 58.71% 53.75% 51.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3453 2611 2788
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

RPG
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing RPG as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for RPG in the North West

RPG
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for RPG in the North West

RPG
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RPG within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire +18 19 £40,000 -
Manchester -29 7 £45,000 - 1
Cheshire -30 5 £37,500 -6.25%
RPG
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 North West region with a requirement for RPG.

1 56 (81.16%) SQL
2 51 (73.91%) IBM
3 50 (72.46%) iSeries
4 48 (69.57%) AS400
5 41 (59.42%) ITIL
6 40 (57.97%) Unit Testing
7 37 (53.62%) ERP
8 35 (50.72%) DB2
9 33 (47.83%) RPG IV
10 32 (46.38%) SDLC
10 32 (46.38%) Waterfall
10 32 (46.38%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (28.99%) Greenfield Project
12 17 (24.64%) .NET
13 12 (17.39%) HTML
13 12 (17.39%) VB.NET
14 9 (13.04%) JD Edwards
14 9 (13.04%) RPG/400
14 9 (13.04%) Technical Analysis
15 8 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (11.59%) iPad
15 8 (11.59%) Logistics
15 8 (11.59%) Degree
15 8 (11.59%) Synon
15 8 (11.59%) Apache
15 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Office
15 8 (11.59%) Mobile App
16 3 (4.35%) Microsoft
16 3 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
16 3 (4.35%) CSS

RPG
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 8 (11.59%) Apache
2 3 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Infor LN
1 1 (1.45%) Infor M3
1 1 (1.45%) Movex
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (50.72%) DB2
2 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (11.59%) Synon
General
1 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 35 (50.72%) Analyst
1 35 (50.72%) Programmer
1 35 (50.72%) RPG Programmer
2 20 (28.99%) Senior Programmer
2 20 (28.99%) Senior RPG Programmer
2 20 (28.99%) Support Analyst
3 18 (26.09%) Applications Support
3 18 (26.09%) Applications Support Analyst
4 15 (21.74%) Analyst Programmer
4 15 (21.74%) RPG Analyst Programmer
5 9 (13.04%) Software Support Engineer
5 9 (13.04%) Support Engineer
6 8 (11.59%) Graduate
7 5 (7.25%) Graduate Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) Graduate Applications Support
7 5 (7.25%) Graduate Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) Graduate Support Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Graduate Developer
10 2 (2.90%) Software Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (24.64%) .NET
2 12 (17.39%) HTML
3 3 (4.35%) Ajax
3 3 (4.35%) CSS
3 3 (4.35%) DHTML
3 3 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 50 (72.46%) iSeries
2 48 (69.57%) AS400
3 20 (28.99%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (11.59%) iPad
4 8 (11.59%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (59.42%) ITIL
2 40 (57.97%) Unit Testing
3 37 (53.62%) ERP
4 32 (46.38%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (46.38%) SDLC
4 32 (46.38%) Waterfall
5 9 (13.04%) Technical Analysis
6 8 (11.59%) Logistics
7 3 (4.35%) Web Design
8 1 (1.45%) Project Management
8 1 (1.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 56 (81.16%) SQL
2 33 (47.83%) RPG IV
3 12 (17.39%) VB.NET
4 9 (13.04%) RPG/400
5 3 (4.35%) C#
5 3 (4.35%) C++
5 3 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (11.59%) Degree
Vendors
1 51 (73.91%) IBM
2 9 (13.04%) JD Edwards
3 3 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.45%) Baan
4 1 (1.45%) Infor
Heywood, Lancashire
Harry Yearsley Ltd
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