The table below looks at the statistics for RPG skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RPG over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG
Rank - - 127
Permanent jobs citing RPG 0 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 7
Average salary - - £36,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,900
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.82%
RPG
North West

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

Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1010 944 1231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 51.95% 58.85% 57.98%
Number of salaries quoted 824 826 1092
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

RPG
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

RPG Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

RPG
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

RPG Salary Trend in Cheshire

RPG
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) iSeries
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) RPG Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) RPG Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) iSeries
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM