The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM RPG
England / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 220 231 222
Rank change year-on-year +11 -9  
Permanent jobs citing RPG 12 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.43% 0.30% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 6
Median salary £35,000 £57,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -39.13% +43.75%  
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 West Midlands with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2780 2639 2724
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 53.90% 42.88% 47.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2428 2185 2453
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
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 West Midlands

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

RPG
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for RPG in the West Midlands

RPG
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RPG in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for RPG in the West Midlands

RPG
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RPG within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 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
Birmingham +19 8 £40,000 -
Worcestershire - 2 £32,500 -
Coventry - 1 £29,000 - 1
RPG
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for RPG.

1 11 (64.71%) AS400
2 9 (52.94%) RPG IV
3 7 (41.18%) JD Edwards
3 7 (41.18%) ERP
3 7 (41.18%) iSeries
4 6 (35.29%) SQL
5 4 (23.53%) Java
6 3 (17.65%) Misys
6 3 (17.65%) Banking
6 3 (17.65%) Retail
6 3 (17.65%) Misys Equation
6 3 (17.65%) Retail Banking
6 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
7 2 (11.76%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (11.76%) Finance
7 2 (11.76%) Migration
7 2 (11.76%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (11.76%) ETL
7 2 (11.76%) XML
8 1 (5.88%) Linux
8 1 (5.88%) OO
8 1 (5.88%) RAD
8 1 (5.88%) Oracle
8 1 (5.88%) C#
8 1 (5.88%) Delphi
8 1 (5.88%) ATM
8 1 (5.88%) IBM
8 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio

RPG
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Misys Equation
2 2 (11.76%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (5.88%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (5.88%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (5.88%) JDE OneWorld
3 1 (5.88%) JDE World
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
1 1 (5.88%) TortoiseSVN
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (17.65%) Banking
1 3 (17.65%) Retail
1 3 (17.65%) Retail Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
2 8 (47.06%) Programmer
3 7 (41.18%) RPG Programmer
4 6 (35.29%) Developer
5 5 (29.41%) Analyst Programmer
5 5 (29.41%) RPG Analyst Programmer
5 5 (29.41%) RPG Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Data Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Data Migration Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Migration Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
7 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Consultant
7 1 (5.88%) JDE Consultant
7 1 (5.88%) JDE Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (5.88%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) Grails
2 1 (5.88%) jQuery
2 1 (5.88%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) AS400
2 7 (41.18%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) ERP
2 3 (17.65%) Translating Business Requirements
2 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
3 2 (11.76%) ETL
3 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) OO
4 1 (5.88%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) RPG IV
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) Delphi
4 1 (5.88%) Groovy
4 1 (5.88%) RPG/400
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) JD Edwards
2 3 (17.65%) Misys
3 1 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
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