The first table below looks at the demand for RPG skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RPG over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG
Rank 121 126 106
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -20
Permanent jobs citing RPG 2 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.099% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.25% 0.31% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 3
Average salary £36,750 £41,250 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.90% -36.53%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-3.75% -4.76%
Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
791 979 761
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 39.29% 47.83% 45.76%
Number of salaries quoted 701 890 698
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
RPG
West Midlands

RPG
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing RPG across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

RPG Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

RPG
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

RPG Salary Trend in Birmingham

RPG
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing RPG also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited RPG.

1 10 (83.33%) Delphi
2 9 (75.00%) AS400
2 9 (75.00%) iSeries
3 8 (66.67%) Finance
4 7 (58.33%) Banking
4 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
4 7 (58.33%) Degree
4 7 (58.33%) Mathematics
4 7 (58.33%) Computer Science
4 7 (58.33%) C
4 7 (58.33%) C#
4 7 (58.33%) Java
4 7 (58.33%) OO
5 4 (33.33%) XML
6 3 (25.00%) Web Services
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) QA
6 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 2 (16.67%) System Testing
7 2 (16.67%) MS Office
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 1 (8.33%) Synon
8 1 (8.33%) Change Management
8 1 (8.33%) HTML
8 1 (8.33%) RPG IV
8 1 (8.33%) Synon Analyst Programmer
8 1 (8.33%) Change Control

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing RPG also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited RPG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Synon
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 7 (58.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Programmer
2 7 (58.33%) Delphi Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Delphi Programmer
2 7 (58.33%) Software Engineer
2 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Delphi Software Engineer
3 5 (41.67%) Analyst
4 4 (33.33%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) RPG Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) RPG Analyst Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) XML
2 3 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) Synon Analyst Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) AS400
1 9 (75.00%) iSeries
2 7 (58.33%) Mathematics
2 7 (58.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
1 7 (58.33%) OO
2 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 2 (16.67%) System Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Delphi
2 7 (58.33%) C
2 7 (58.33%) C#
2 7 (58.33%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft