The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM RPG
Rank 110 133 126
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -7
Permanent jobs citing RPG 13 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.66% 0.047% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.51% 0.12% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 4
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
RPG
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
859 863 972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 43.89% 40.52% 45.63%
Number of salaries quoted 778 740 901
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,350 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 21 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 12 (92.31%) Java
2 11 (84.62%) iSeries
3 10 (76.92%) Synon
3 10 (76.92%) JD Edwards
4 8 (61.54%) Oracle
4 8 (61.54%) Synon Analyst Programmer
4 8 (61.54%) WebSphere
5 3 (23.08%) AS400
6 2 (15.38%) ODBC
6 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
6 2 (15.38%) ERP
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
6 2 (15.38%) SQL
6 2 (15.38%) .NET
6 2 (15.38%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (15.38%) Resource Management
7 1 (7.69%) SDLC
7 1 (7.69%) RPG IV
7 1 (7.69%) JDE World
7 1 (7.69%) SAP
7 1 (7.69%) Finance

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (61.54%) WebSphere
2 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (7.69%) JDE World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) Synon
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst Programmer
1 9 (69.23%) Programmer
2 7 (53.85%) RPG Programmer
2 7 (53.85%) RPG Analyst Programmer
3 4 (30.77%) Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Systems Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Java Analyst Programmer
4 2 (15.38%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) Synon Analyst Programmer
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (84.62%) iSeries
2 3 (23.08%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) ERP
1 2 (15.38%) Resource Management
2 1 (7.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) RPG IV
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) JD Edwards
2 8 (61.54%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) SAP