The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 / Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 223 216 267
Rank change year-on-year -7 +51  
Permanent jobs citing RPG 11 18 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.20% 0.32% 0.015%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.36% 0.61% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 0
Median salary £38,500 £47,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.94% -  
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 3020 2929 3630
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 56.24% 51.92% 53.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2604 2513 3125
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £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 Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

RPG
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for RPG in Yorkshire

RPG
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RPG within the Yorkshire 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
South Yorkshire -13 4 £37,500 -21.05% 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for RPG.

1 12 (70.59%) AS400
2 11 (64.71%) SQL
3 7 (41.18%) RPG IV
4 5 (29.41%) iSeries
5 4 (23.53%) DataFlex
5 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
5 4 (23.53%) Tandem
5 4 (23.53%) xBase
5 4 (23.53%) Clipper
5 4 (23.53%) Finance
5 4 (23.53%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 4 (23.53%) Tcl
5 4 (23.53%) PowerBuilder
5 4 (23.53%) Uniface
5 4 (23.53%) OpenROAD
5 4 (23.53%) VB
5 4 (23.53%) Oracle
5 4 (23.53%) RAD
5 4 (23.53%) Informix
5 4 (23.53%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (23.53%) C
5 4 (23.53%) C#
5 4 (23.53%) C++
5 4 (23.53%) COBOL
5 4 (23.53%) Java
5 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
5 4 (23.53%) CA Gen
5 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (23.53%) SDLC
5 4 (23.53%) LINC

RPG
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 4 (23.53%) OpenROAD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Informix
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) CA Gen
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Forms
1 4 (23.53%) PowerBuilder
1 4 (23.53%) PROIV
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) Analyst
3 7 (41.18%) Analyst Programmer
3 7 (41.18%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
3 7 (41.18%) AS400 Programmer
3 7 (41.18%) Programmer
3 7 (41.18%) RPG Analyst Programmer
3 7 (41.18%) RPG Programmer
4 5 (29.41%) AS400 Developer
4 5 (29.41%) RPG Developer
5 4 (23.53%) Software Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Senior Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Uniface Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Lead Software Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Software Development Team Leader
7 1 (5.88%) Software Team Leader
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Programmer
7 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 12 (70.59%) AS400
2 5 (29.41%) iSeries
3 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (23.53%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) RAD
1 4 (23.53%) SDLC
1 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
2 3 (17.65%) OpenUP
3 1 (5.88%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) RPG IV
3 4 (23.53%) C
3 4 (23.53%) C#
3 4 (23.53%) C++
3 4 (23.53%) Clipper
3 4 (23.53%) COBOL
3 4 (23.53%) DataFlex
3 4 (23.53%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 4 (23.53%) Java
3 4 (23.53%) LINC
3 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
3 4 (23.53%) Tcl
3 4 (23.53%) Uniface
3 4 (23.53%) VB
3 4 (23.53%) xBase
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) IBM
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