The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM RPG
England / South West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 215 212 219
Rank change year-on-year -3 +7  
Permanent jobs citing RPG 21 28 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.40% 0.54% 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.64% 0.95% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 21 26 23
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.43% +2.50%  

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 West with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 3260 2944 3408
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 62.34% 57.01% 56.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2780 2533 2935
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

RPG
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

RPG
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for RPG in the South West

RPG
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RPG within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Gloucestershire - 19 £40,000 -
Somerset -8 2 £38,500 -5.52%
RPG
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 West region with a requirement for RPG.

1 26 (92.86%) SQL
2 24 (85.71%) HTML
3 22 (78.57%) JavaScript
4 20 (71.43%) RPG IV
5 19 (67.86%) CSS
5 19 (67.86%) AS400
6 9 (32.14%) iSeries
7 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 5 (17.86%) Time Management
8 5 (17.86%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (17.86%) Web Services
9 4 (14.29%) XML
9 4 (14.29%) Finance
10 3 (10.71%) SOAP
10 3 (10.71%) Java
10 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (10.71%) Scrum
11 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (7.14%) Data Extraction
11 2 (7.14%) Degree
11 2 (7.14%) JSON
11 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
11 2 (7.14%) SAP ERP
11 2 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (7.14%) REST
11 2 (7.14%) SDLC
11 2 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
11 2 (7.14%) Customer Requirements

RPG
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.57%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (82.14%) Developer
2 16 (57.14%) AS400 Developer
3 12 (42.86%) RPG Developer
4 6 (21.43%) Analyst
4 6 (21.43%) Analyst Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Development Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Programmer
6 2 (7.14%) RPG Programmer
6 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (3.57%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.57%) RPG Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (85.71%) HTML
2 19 (67.86%) CSS
3 5 (17.86%) Web Services
4 4 (14.29%) XML
5 3 (10.71%) SOAP
6 2 (7.14%) JMX
6 2 (7.14%) JSON
6 2 (7.14%) JSP
6 2 (7.14%) REST
7 1 (3.57%) .NET
7 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
7 1 (3.57%) J2EE
7 1 (3.57%) jQuery
7 1 (3.57%) Servlets
7 1 (3.57%) Spring
7 1 (3.57%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 19 (67.86%) AS400
2 9 (32.14%) iSeries
3 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) OS/400
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (17.86%) Time Management
2 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (10.71%) Scrum
3 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (7.14%) Data Extraction
3 2 (7.14%) ERP
3 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
3 2 (7.14%) SDLC
3 2 (7.14%) SOA
3 2 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (3.57%) BDD
4 1 (3.57%) Kanban
4 1 (3.57%) Logistics
4 1 (3.57%) Project Management
4 1 (3.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 26 (92.86%) SQL
2 22 (78.57%) JavaScript
3 20 (71.43%) RPG IV
4 3 (10.71%) Java
5 2 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) IBM
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle
1 2 (7.14%) SAP