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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG
Rank 102 116 86
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -30
Permanent jobs citing RPG 13 2 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.72% 0.12% 0.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.73% 0.27% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 14
Average salary £40,000 £49,295 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.85% +40.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,150 £49,295 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £49,295 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,400 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -2.93%
Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
753 738 602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 41.51% 42.44% 41.46%
Number of salaries quoted 662 626 564
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
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 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 14 (77.78%) AS400
2 13 (72.22%) Delphi
3 11 (61.11%) Java
4 9 (50.00%) Finance
4 9 (50.00%) C#
4 9 (50.00%) OO
4 9 (50.00%) iSeries
5 7 (38.89%) Banking
5 7 (38.89%) C
5 7 (38.89%) SQL
5 7 (38.89%) Degree
5 7 (38.89%) Mathematics
5 7 (38.89%) Computer Science
5 7 (38.89%) Software Engineering
6 4 (22.22%) XML
6 4 (22.22%) RPG IV
6 4 (22.22%) QA
6 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Retail
7 2 (11.11%) J2EE
7 2 (11.11%) Oracle
7 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
7 2 (11.11%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (11.11%) Business Objects
7 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (11.11%) System Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
8 1 (5.56%) Change Control
8 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
8 1 (5.56%) Systems Analysis

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle9i Database
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.56%) DB2
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Programmer
2 10 (55.56%) Developer
3 9 (50.00%) Analyst
4 8 (44.44%) Delphi Programmer
4 8 (44.44%) Delphi Developer
5 7 (38.89%) Software Engineer
5 7 (38.89%) Delphi Software Engineer
6 5 (27.78%) Analyst Programmer
7 3 (16.67%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
7 3 (16.67%) RPG Programmer
7 3 (16.67%) RPG Analyst Programmer
7 3 (16.67%) Support Analyst
8 2 (11.11%) Developer Analyst
9 1 (5.56%) Senior Delphi Programmer
9 1 (5.56%) Technical Leader
9 1 (5.56%) Senior Delphi Developer
9 1 (5.56%) Senior Programmer
9 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
9 1 (5.56%) Senior Support Analyst
9 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) XML
2 2 (11.11%) J2EE
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (77.78%) AS400
2 9 (50.00%) iSeries
3 7 (38.89%) Mathematics
3 7 (38.89%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) OO
2 7 (38.89%) Software Engineering
3 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (11.11%) System Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Change Control
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) Delphi
2 11 (61.11%) Java
3 9 (50.00%) C#
4 7 (38.89%) C
4 7 (38.89%) SQL
5 4 (22.22%) RPG IV
6 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle
1 2 (11.11%) Business Objects
2 1 (5.56%) IBM
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft