Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM RPG
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 223 213 241
Rank change year-on-year -10 +28 -12
Permanent jobs citing RPG 3 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.053% 0.019% 0.016%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.087% 0.036% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Scotland median annual salary £26,250 - -
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 Scotland with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3462 2795 3180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 61.08% 53.68% 50.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2237 1720 1977
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +2.27%

RPG
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing RPG as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for RPG in Scotland

RPG
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for RPG in Scotland

RPG
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RPG within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 22 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
Glasgow -8 3 £26,250 - 1
RPG
UK

For the 6 months to 22 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 Scotland region with a requirement for RPG.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) DB2
1 3 (100.00%) AS400
1 3 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (100.00%) iSeries
1 3 (100.00%) Power BI
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS

RPG
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) DB2
1 3 (100.00%) Power BI
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Business Systems Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) AS400 Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) AS400
1 3 (100.00%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM