Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM RPG
England > North West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 357 304 332
Rank change year-on-year -53 +28 +27
Permanent jobs citing RPG 17 61 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.13% 0.50% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.23% 0.88% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 14 61 23
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £18,250 £32,000 £32,000
90th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year - -4.76% -1.18%

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 North West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 7394 6903 6633
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 55.80% 56.15% 50.91%
Number of salaries quoted 6177 5990 5702
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

RPG
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing RPG as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Manchester - 12 £30,000 -
Lancashire -22 4 £40,000 -
Cheshire -35 1 £40,000 - 1
RPG
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 16 (94.12%) IBM
2 15 (88.24%) SQL
3 11 (64.71%) HTML
3 11 (64.71%) VB.NET
3 11 (64.71%) .NET
3 11 (64.71%) RPG IV
4 9 (52.94%) iSeries
4 9 (52.94%) AS400
5 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
5 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
5 7 (41.18%) C#
5 7 (41.18%) C++
5 7 (41.18%) DHTML
5 7 (41.18%) VB
5 7 (41.18%) CSS
5 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
5 7 (41.18%) Ajax
5 7 (41.18%) Degree
5 7 (41.18%) Web Design
5 7 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (29.41%) DB2
6 5 (29.41%) ERP
6 5 (29.41%) Waterfall
7 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
7 4 (23.53%) SDLC
7 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (23.53%) Apache
7 4 (23.53%) ITIL

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 4 (23.53%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Infor LN
1 1 (5.88%) Infor M3
1 1 (5.88%) Movex
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (29.41%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) JMeter
1 1 (5.88%) Selenium
General
1 1 (5.88%) Advertising
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
1 7 (41.18%) Graduate
1 7 (41.18%) Graduate Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Programmer
2 6 (35.29%) RPG Programmer
3 4 (23.53%) Analyst Programmer
3 4 (23.53%) RPG Analyst Programmer
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Support
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Programmer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior RPG Programmer
4 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Infor Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) QA Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) .NET
1 11 (64.71%) HTML
2 7 (41.18%) Ajax
2 7 (41.18%) CSS
2 7 (41.18%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) AS400
1 9 (52.94%) iSeries
2 7 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
4 2 (11.76%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Web Design
2 5 (29.41%) ERP
2 5 (29.41%) Waterfall
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) ITIL
3 4 (23.53%) SDLC
3 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Defect Management
4 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.88%) Test Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) SQL
2 11 (64.71%) RPG IV
2 11 (64.71%) VB.NET
3 7 (41.18%) C#
3 7 (41.18%) C++
3 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 7 (41.18%) VB
4 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) IBM
2 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Baan
3 1 (5.88%) Infor