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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM RPG
England / North West
Rank 212 206 238
Rank change year-on-year -6 +32  
Permanent jobs citing RPG 36 29 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.59% 0.51% 0.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.01% 0.99% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 36 20 12
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -24.52%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £41,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -8.53% -8.88%  

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 3560 2925 3367
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 58.73% 51.42% 51.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3062 2489 2886
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

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
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RPG in the North West over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram 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 26 March 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 - 16 £40,000 - 1
Manchester -13 9 £21,000 -
Cheshire -6 5 £37,500 -6.25%
RPG
England

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 55 (84.62%) iSeries
2 46 (70.77%) AS400
3 43 (66.15%) SQL
3 43 (66.15%) IBM
4 34 (52.31%) ERP
4 34 (52.31%) DB2
5 32 (49.23%) ITIL
6 31 (47.69%) Unit Testing
6 31 (47.69%) RPG IV
7 27 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (41.54%) Waterfall
8 26 (40.00%) SDLC
9 12 (18.46%) Logistics
10 9 (13.85%) Finance
10 9 (13.85%) .NET
10 9 (13.85%) XML
11 8 (12.31%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (9.23%) Degree
13 5 (7.69%) RPG/400
13 5 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
13 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (7.69%) JD Edwards
14 4 (6.15%) Apache
14 4 (6.15%) Synon
14 4 (6.15%) MS Office
14 4 (6.15%) VB.NET
14 4 (6.15%) HTML
14 4 (6.15%) Mobile App
14 4 (6.15%) iPad
15 2 (3.08%) Automotive

RPG
Top Related 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 (12.31%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (6.15%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (6.15%) MS Office
2 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (52.31%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Synon
General
1 9 (13.85%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 49 (75.38%) Analyst
2 30 (46.15%) Programmer
2 30 (46.15%) RPG Programmer
3 29 (44.62%) Support Analyst
4 27 (41.54%) Applications Support
4 27 (41.54%) Applications Support Analyst
5 20 (30.77%) Analyst Programmer
5 20 (30.77%) RPG Analyst Programmer
6 10 (15.38%) Senior Programmer
6 10 (15.38%) Senior RPG Programmer
7 5 (7.69%) Graduate
7 5 (7.69%) Graduate Analyst
7 5 (7.69%) Graduate Applications Support
7 5 (7.69%) Graduate Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (7.69%) Graduate Support Analyst
7 5 (7.69%) Software Support Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Software Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Software Support Analyst
9 1 (1.54%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.85%) .NET
1 9 (13.85%) XML
2 4 (6.15%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 55 (84.62%) iSeries
2 46 (70.77%) AS400
3 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.15%) iPad
4 4 (6.15%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (52.31%) ERP
2 32 (49.23%) ITIL
3 31 (47.69%) Unit Testing
4 27 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (41.54%) Waterfall
5 26 (40.00%) SDLC
6 12 (18.46%) Logistics
7 5 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (1.54%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (1.54%) System Testing
8 1 (1.54%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 43 (66.15%) SQL
2 31 (47.69%) RPG IV
3 5 (7.69%) RPG/400
4 4 (6.15%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.54%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (9.23%) Degree
Vendors
1 43 (66.15%) IBM
2 5 (7.69%) JD Edwards
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft
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