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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM RPG
Rank 121 117 118
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing RPG 6 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.29% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.68% 0.41% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 3
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 £49,295
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% -32.04%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
881 738 897
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 43.21% 38.64% 47.31%
Number of salaries quoted 782 660 813
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 7 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) Synon
2 5 (71.43%) WebSphere
3 4 (57.14%) iSeries
3 4 (57.14%) JD Edwards
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) Synon Analyst Programmer
5 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
5 2 (28.57%) ERP
6 1 (14.29%) Citrix
6 1 (14.29%) Project Management
6 1 (14.29%) AS400
6 1 (14.29%) ODBC
6 1 (14.29%) Windows
6 1 (14.29%) PHP
6 1 (14.29%) SQL
6 1 (14.29%) .NET
6 1 (14.29%) JDE World
6 1 (14.29%) HTML
6 1 (14.29%) Google
6 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
6 1 (14.29%) GWT
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 5 (71.43%) WebSphere
2 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (14.29%) JDE World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Synon
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst Programmer
1 3 (42.86%) Programmer
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) RPG Programmer
1 3 (42.86%) RPG Analyst Programmer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Development Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Synon Analyst Programmer
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) ODBC
2 1 (14.29%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) iSeries
2 1 (14.29%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) JD Edwards
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Google