The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM RPG
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 719 757 822
Rank change year-on-year +38 +65  
Permanent jobs citing RPG 155 178 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.31% 0.34% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 121 154 117
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.43% +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,150 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £57,500
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 with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 49762 51984 56399
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 55.96% 52.83% 51.51%
Number of salaries quoted 41668 45055 48108
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

RPG
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

RPG
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for RPG in the UK

RPG
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RPG over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for RPG in the UK

RPG
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RPG within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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
England +54 153 £40,000 - 5
North West -26 33 £40,000 -11.11% 1
London +36 29 £42,000 +5.00% 1
South East +59 25 £35,000 -9.67% 1
South West -12 22 £40,000 +5.26%
Gloucestershire - 20 £40,000 -
Lancashire +15 19 £40,000 -
Preston +9 19 £40,000 -11.11%
Gloucester - 14 £40,000 -
Hampshire +26 13 £45,000 +38.46% 1
East of England -4 13 £35,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire -4 13 £35,000 -
West Midlands +16 12 £35,000 -39.13%
Peterborough -2 12 £35,000 -
Kent +14 11 £35,000 -17.64%
Yorkshire -3 11 £38,500 -18.94% 1
East Midlands +17 8 £47,500 +11.76%
Birmingham +16 8 £40,000 -
Manchester -25 8 £45,000 - 1
Cheshire -35 5 £37,500 -6.25%
Warrington - 5 £37,500 -
Sheffield -10 4 £37,500 -21.05% 1
South Yorkshire -13 4 £37,500 -21.05% 1
City of London +30 3 £42,500 -
Heywood - 3 - - 1
Somerset -3 2 £38,500 -5.52%
Worcestershire - 2 £32,500 -
Taunton - 2 £38,500 -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 - -
Redditch - 2 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 28 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 with a requirement for RPG.

1 192 (75.59%) AS400
2 140 (55.12%) SQL
3 136 (53.54%) RPG IV
4 116 (45.67%) iSeries
5 71 (27.95%) IBM
6 66 (25.98%) SDLC
7 60 (23.62%) ERP
8 52 (20.47%) Finance
9 50 (19.69%) Unit Testing
10 46 (18.11%) Agile Software Development
11 44 (17.32%) HTML
12 41 (16.14%) ITIL
13 39 (15.35%) DB2
14 32 (12.60%) JavaScript
14 32 (12.60%) Waterfall
15 29 (11.42%) Analytical Skills
16 28 (11.02%) CSS
17 26 (10.24%) Banking
18 22 (8.66%) Java
18 22 (8.66%) JD Edwards
19 21 (8.27%) .NET
19 21 (8.27%) Greenfield Project
20 20 (7.87%) Technical Analysis
20 20 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
21 19 (7.48%) Degree
22 18 (7.09%) Translating Business Requirements
23 17 (6.69%) RPG/400
24 16 (6.30%) Linux
25 15 (5.91%) Microsoft
25 15 (5.91%) Misys

RPG
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 11 (4.33%) Apache
2 4 (1.57%) OpenROAD
3 3 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.79%) IIS
4 2 (0.79%) MQSeries
4 2 (0.79%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (0.79%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.79%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.39%) Liferay
5 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (3.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (3.54%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 15 (5.91%) Misys Equation
2 11 (4.33%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.79%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.39%) Infor LN
4 1 (0.39%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.39%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.39%) JDE OneWorld
4 1 (0.39%) JDE World
4 1 (0.39%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.79%) Firewall
1 2 (0.79%) FTP
1 2 (0.79%) TCP/IP
1 2 (0.79%) VPN
2 1 (0.39%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (15.35%) DB2
2 13 (5.12%) SQL Server
3 10 (3.94%) MySQL
3 10 (3.94%) Pentaho
4 4 (1.57%) Informix
5 2 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (5.12%) Synon
2 4 (1.57%) CA Gen
2 4 (1.57%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (1.57%) PowerBuilder
2 4 (1.57%) PROIV
3 1 (0.39%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.39%) Subversion
3 1 (0.39%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 52 (20.47%) Finance
2 26 (10.24%) Banking
3 9 (3.54%) Legal
4 7 (2.76%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.36%) Billing
6 5 (1.97%) Retail
6 5 (1.97%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.18%) Games
7 3 (1.18%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 126 (49.61%) Developer
2 102 (40.16%) RPG Developer
3 101 (39.76%) AS400 Developer
4 75 (29.53%) Analyst
5 69 (27.17%) Programmer
6 67 (26.38%) RPG Programmer
7 41 (16.14%) Analyst Programmer
7 41 (16.14%) RPG Analyst Programmer
8 23 (9.06%) Support Analyst
9 20 (7.87%) Applications Support
9 20 (7.87%) Applications Support Analyst
9 20 (7.87%) Senior Programmer
9 20 (7.87%) Senior RPG Programmer
10 18 (7.09%) Senior Developer
11 17 (6.69%) Support Engineer
12 15 (5.91%) Senior AS400 Developer
12 15 (5.91%) Senior RPG Developer
13 14 (5.51%) Software Support Engineer
14 13 (5.12%) Development Manager
15 9 (3.54%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (17.32%) HTML
2 28 (11.02%) CSS
3 21 (8.27%) .NET
4 13 (5.12%) EDI
5 10 (3.94%) EDIFACT
5 10 (3.94%) XML
6 7 (2.76%) Web Services
7 3 (1.18%) Ajax
7 3 (1.18%) DHTML
7 3 (1.18%) JSON
7 3 (1.18%) SOAP
8 2 (0.79%) JMX
8 2 (0.79%) jQuery
8 2 (0.79%) JSP
8 2 (0.79%) REST
8 2 (0.79%) Spring
9 1 (0.39%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.39%) CSS3
9 1 (0.39%) Kafka
9 1 (0.39%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 192 (75.59%) AS400
2 116 (45.67%) iSeries
3 29 (11.42%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (8.27%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (3.54%) Mobile App
6 8 (3.15%) iPad
7 4 (1.57%) Tandem
8 3 (1.18%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.39%) Mobile Games
9 1 (0.39%) Social Gaming
9 1 (0.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.30%) Linux
2 13 (5.12%) Windows
3 10 (3.94%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.18%) OS/400
5 2 (0.79%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (25.98%) SDLC
2 60 (23.62%) ERP
3 50 (19.69%) Unit Testing
4 46 (18.11%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (16.14%) ITIL
6 32 (12.60%) Waterfall
7 20 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (7.87%) Technical Analysis
8 18 (7.09%) Translating Business Requirements
9 15 (5.91%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (3.94%) Business Analysis
10 10 (3.94%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (3.94%) High Availability
10 10 (3.94%) Project Management
11 9 (3.54%) DevOps
11 9 (3.54%) Logistics
12 8 (3.15%) Data Management
12 8 (3.15%) IT Strategy
12 8 (3.15%) Quality Management
13 7 (2.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 140 (55.12%) SQL
2 136 (53.54%) RPG IV
3 32 (12.60%) JavaScript
4 22 (8.66%) Java
5 17 (6.69%) RPG/400
6 15 (5.91%) VB.NET
7 12 (4.72%) PHP
7 12 (4.72%) VBA
8 11 (4.33%) C#
9 10 (3.94%) ActionScript
9 10 (3.94%) ActionScript 2.0
10 7 (2.76%) C++
10 7 (2.76%) VB
11 5 (1.97%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.57%) C
12 4 (1.57%) COBOL
12 4 (1.57%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 4 (1.57%) Tcl
12 4 (1.57%) Uniface
12 4 (1.57%) xBase
Qualifications
1 19 (7.48%) Degree
2 3 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.39%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.39%) Ansible
1 1 (0.39%) Kibana
Vendors
1 71 (27.95%) IBM
2 22 (8.66%) JD Edwards
3 15 (5.91%) Microsoft
3 15 (5.91%) Misys
4 11 (4.33%) Cognos
5 8 (3.15%) Oracle
6 3 (1.18%) SAP
7 2 (0.79%) Mercator
7 2 (0.79%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.39%) Baan
8 1 (0.39%) Foundry
8 1 (0.39%) Infor
8 1 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
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