The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for RPG III skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited RPG III over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM RPG III
England / South West
Rank - 253 -
Permanent jobs citing RPG III 0 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.034% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.062% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Median salary - £42,250 -
UK excluding London median salary - £37,500 -

RPG III 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 West with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 3008 3247 3338
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 59.72% 55.31% 55.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2545 2771 2903
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,600 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.23% +1.25%  

RPG III
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing RPG III as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for RPG III in the South West

RPG III
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for RPG III in the South West

RPG III
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing RPG III 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 West region with a requirement for RPG III.

1 11 (100.00%) FTP
1 11 (100.00%) AS400
1 11 (100.00%) Finance
1 11 (100.00%) System Testing
1 11 (100.00%) RPG
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
1 11 (100.00%) DB2
1 11 (100.00%) iSeries
1 11 (100.00%) RPG IV
1 11 (100.00%) IFS
2 1 (9.09%) ERP
2 1 (9.09%) Infor

RPG III
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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:

Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 11 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) AS400 Developer
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
1 11 (100.00%) RPG Developer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) AS400
1 11 (100.00%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) System Testing
2 1 (9.09%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) RPG
1 11 (100.00%) RPG IV
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) IFS
2 1 (9.09%) Infor