Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM RPG
England > South East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 513 552 612
Rank change year-on-year +39 +60 +21
Permanent jobs citing RPG 42 46 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.14% 0.13% 0.076%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.24% 0.25% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 32 28 32
South East median annual salary £31,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.00% - -11.76%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,250 £32,875
90th Percentile £38,375 £49,125 £60,000
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 South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 17450 18183 21211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 56.70% 51.66% 50.22%
Number of salaries quoted 15215 16064 18405
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

RPG
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing RPG as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RPG in the South East over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 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
Surrey +23 20 £31,500 -10.00%
Hampshire +1 9 £41,250 -10.81%
Kent +20 8 £35,000 +27.27%
West Sussex +1 3 - -
Berkshire +26 1 £50,000 +11.11%
Thames Valley +24 1 £50,000 +11.11%
RPG
England

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 South East region with a requirement for RPG.

1 23 (54.76%) Java
2 20 (47.62%) C#
2 20 (47.62%) .NET
3 19 (45.24%) Service Delivery
3 19 (45.24%) FTP
3 19 (45.24%) SSL
3 19 (45.24%) Statistics
3 19 (45.24%) Release Management
3 19 (45.24%) SolarWinds
3 19 (45.24%) Software Delivery
3 19 (45.24%) Ticket Management
3 19 (45.24%) Dynatrace
4 18 (42.86%) AS400
5 16 (38.10%) RPG IV
6 13 (30.95%) SQL
7 11 (26.19%) iSeries
8 9 (21.43%) IBM
8 9 (21.43%) ERP
9 8 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (19.05%) EDI
9 8 (19.05%) Windows
9 8 (19.05%) Finance
10 7 (16.67%) EDIFACT
10 7 (16.67%) Pentaho
10 7 (16.67%) High Availability
10 7 (16.67%) ActionScript 2.0
10 7 (16.67%) Linux
10 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
10 7 (16.67%) Cognos
10 7 (16.67%) PHP

RPG
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 19 (45.24%) FTP
1 19 (45.24%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) MySQL
1 7 (16.67%) Pentaho
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (19.05%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Legal
2 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (59.52%) Analyst
2 20 (47.62%) Support Analyst
3 19 (45.24%) Operational Support Analyst
3 19 (45.24%) Operations Analyst
3 19 (45.24%) Operations Support Analyst
4 18 (42.86%) Developer
5 14 (33.33%) AS400 Developer
6 13 (30.95%) RPG Developer
7 4 (9.52%) Programmer
8 3 (7.14%) Analyst Programmer
8 3 (7.14%) RPG Analyst Programmer
8 3 (7.14%) RPG Programmer
8 3 (7.14%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Analyst Developer
10 1 (2.38%) 2nd Line Support
10 1 (2.38%) Applications Support
10 1 (2.38%) Applications Support Analyst
10 1 (2.38%) Developer Analyst
10 1 (2.38%) Head of IT
10 1 (2.38%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (47.62%) .NET
2 8 (19.05%) EDI
3 7 (16.67%) EDIFACT
4 2 (4.76%) CSS
4 2 (4.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (42.86%) AS400
2 11 (26.19%) iSeries
3 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.05%) Windows
2 7 (16.67%) Linux
2 7 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) Release Management
1 19 (45.24%) Service Delivery
1 19 (45.24%) Software Delivery
1 19 (45.24%) Statistics
1 19 (45.24%) Ticket Management
2 9 (21.43%) ERP
3 8 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (16.67%) High Availability
5 6 (14.29%) Business Analysis
6 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.38%) IT Audit
7 1 (2.38%) IT Strategy
7 1 (2.38%) Project Management
7 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.38%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (54.76%) Java
2 20 (47.62%) C#
3 16 (38.10%) RPG IV
4 13 (30.95%) SQL
5 7 (16.67%) ActionScript
5 7 (16.67%) ActionScript 2.0
5 7 (16.67%) PHP
5 7 (16.67%) VBA
6 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 19 (45.24%) Dynatrace
1 19 (45.24%) SolarWinds
2 9 (21.43%) IBM
3 7 (16.67%) Cognos
4 2 (4.76%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.38%) Infor
5 1 (2.38%) VMware