The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM RPG
England / South East
Rank 381 450 448
Rank change year-on-year +69 -2  
Permanent jobs citing RPG 9 6 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.061% 0.031% 0.098%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.12% 0.061% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 16
Median salary - £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
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 South East with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 7772 9780 9848
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 52.83% 51.02% 48.34%
Number of salaries quoted 6714 8696 8509
Median salary £44,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.13% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

RPG
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for RPG in the South East

RPG
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RPG within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 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
Hampshire +29 9 - -
RPG
England

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region with a requirement for RPG.

1 29 (82.86%) Finance
1 29 (82.86%) RPG IV
2 28 (80.00%) AS400
3 7 (20.00%) XML
4 6 (17.14%) ITIL
4 6 (17.14%) Oracle
4 6 (17.14%) ETL
4 6 (17.14%) SQL
4 6 (17.14%) IBM
4 6 (17.14%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (17.14%) Middleware
4 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (17.14%) XML Messaging
4 6 (17.14%) WebSphere
4 6 (17.14%) iSeries
4 6 (17.14%) Waterfall
5 5 (14.29%) Windows
6 3 (8.57%) Java
6 3 (8.57%) Aerospace
6 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
6 3 (8.57%) SAN
6 3 (8.57%) Infor
6 3 (8.57%) VMware
7 2 (5.71%) Release Management
7 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.71%) Assembly Language
7 2 (5.71%) C
7 2 (5.71%) C++
7 2 (5.71%) COBOL
7 2 (5.71%) Delphi

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 6 (17.14%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) SAN
General
1 29 (82.86%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 23 (65.71%) Developer
1 23 (65.71%) RPG Developer
2 22 (62.86%) AS400 Developer
3 9 (25.71%) Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) Applications Support
4 6 (17.14%) Applications Support Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) Support Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) IT Support
6 2 (5.71%) Assembler Programmer
6 2 (5.71%) C++ Analyst Programmer
6 2 (5.71%) C++ Programmer
6 2 (5.71%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
6 2 (5.71%) COBOL Programmer
6 2 (5.71%) Delphi Programmer
6 2 (5.71%) Fortran Programmer
6 2 (5.71%) IT Support Technician
6 2 (5.71%) IT Technician
6 2 (5.71%) Java Analyst Programmer
6 2 (5.71%) Java Programmer
6 2 (5.71%) RPG Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) XML
2 6 (17.14%) Middleware
2 6 (17.14%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (17.14%) XML Messaging
3 2 (5.71%) HTML
4 1 (2.86%) CSS
4 1 (2.86%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.86%) J2EE
4 1 (2.86%) Spring
4 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (80.00%) AS400
2 6 (17.14%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (17.14%) ETL
1 6 (17.14%) ITIL
1 6 (17.14%) Waterfall
2 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (5.71%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (82.86%) RPG IV
2 6 (17.14%) SQL
3 3 (8.57%) Java
4 2 (5.71%) Assembly Language
4 2 (5.71%) C
4 2 (5.71%) C++
4 2 (5.71%) COBOL
4 2 (5.71%) Delphi
4 2 (5.71%) Fortran
5 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) IBM
1 6 (17.14%) Oracle
2 3 (8.57%) Infor
2 3 (8.57%) VMware