Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM RPG
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 279 337 358
Rank change year-on-year +58 +21 +31
Permanent jobs citing RPG 26 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.27% 0.009% 0.075%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.52% 0.018% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 26 1 10
Yorkshire median annual salary £38,500 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.95% -13.64% +69.23%
10th Percentile £36,250 £46,250 £45,250
90th Percentile £39,250 £48,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year - -4.76% -1.18%

RPG is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5047 5625 7063
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 51.90% 50.36% 53.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4351 4901 5930
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £57,525
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

RPG
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing RPG as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Yorkshire +25 5 £37,500 -21.05%
West Yorkshire - 2 £40,000 -
RPG
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 24 (92.31%) SQL
2 19 (73.08%) AS400
2 19 (73.08%) RPG IV
3 7 (26.92%) VB
3 7 (26.92%) C
3 7 (26.92%) C#
3 7 (26.92%) Oracle
4 5 (19.23%) Finance
4 5 (19.23%) DataFlex
4 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
4 5 (19.23%) Tandem
4 5 (19.23%) xBase
4 5 (19.23%) Clipper
4 5 (19.23%) CA Gen
4 5 (19.23%) SDLC
4 5 (19.23%) PROIV
4 5 (19.23%) LINC
4 5 (19.23%) C++
4 5 (19.23%) COBOL
4 5 (19.23%) Java
4 5 (19.23%) PL/SQL
4 5 (19.23%) RAD
4 5 (19.23%) Informix
4 5 (19.23%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (19.23%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 5 (19.23%) Tcl
4 5 (19.23%) PowerBuilder
4 5 (19.23%) Uniface
4 5 (19.23%) OpenROAD
5 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing

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 5 (19.23%) OpenROAD
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) Informix
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) CA Gen
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle Forms
1 5 (19.23%) PowerBuilder
1 5 (19.23%) PROIV
2 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (73.08%) Analyst
1 19 (73.08%) Analyst Programmer
1 19 (73.08%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
1 19 (73.08%) AS400 Programmer
1 19 (73.08%) Programmer
1 19 (73.08%) RPG Analyst Programmer
1 19 (73.08%) RPG Programmer
2 6 (23.08%) Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Software Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Uniface Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Lead Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Lead Software Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Software Team Leader
5 2 (7.69%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.85%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.85%) Development Team Leader
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Programmer
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
1 2 (7.69%) Ajax
1 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
1 2 (7.69%) Classic ASP
1 2 (7.69%) CSS
1 2 (7.69%) HTML
1 2 (7.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (73.08%) AS400
2 5 (19.23%) Tandem
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) RAD
1 5 (19.23%) SDLC
1 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
2 2 (7.69%) Business Process Improvement
2 2 (7.69%) EAM
2 2 (7.69%) ERP
2 2 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (7.69%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 24 (92.31%) SQL
2 19 (73.08%) RPG IV
3 7 (26.92%) C
3 7 (26.92%) C#
3 7 (26.92%) VB
4 5 (19.23%) C++
4 5 (19.23%) Clipper
4 5 (19.23%) COBOL
4 5 (19.23%) DataFlex
4 5 (19.23%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 5 (19.23%) Java
4 5 (19.23%) LINC
4 5 (19.23%) PL/SQL
4 5 (19.23%) Tcl
4 5 (19.23%) Uniface
4 5 (19.23%) xBase
5 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.69%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) QAD
2 2 (7.69%) SAP