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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM RPG
Rank - 107 111
Permanent jobs citing RPG 0 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.38% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.97% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 3
Average salary - £40,000 £49,295
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -18.85%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,783 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.13% +3.42%
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
786 725 767
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 44.41% 39.79% 45.38%
Number of salaries quoted 693 641 667
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 18 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) RPG IV
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Google
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) GWT
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Release Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Java Development Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) ERP
1 1 (25.00%) Release Management
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) RPG IV
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Google