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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG
Rank 117 - 137
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing RPG 6 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.32% - 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.67% - 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
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
894 1058 1435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 47.13% 61.87% 64.29%
Number of salaries quoted 783 867 1262
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RPG within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 6 - -
RPG
North West

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) JMS
1 6 (100.00%) BT
1 6 (100.00%) Billing
1 6 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) iSeries
2 4 (66.67%) RPG/400
2 4 (66.67%) Technical Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) AS400
2 4 (66.67%) Swing
2 4 (66.67%) Synon
3 2 (33.33%) SAML
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) TIBCO
3 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (33.33%) CRM
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) XSLT
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) JBoss
3 2 (33.33%) MySQL
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) DB2
3 2 (33.33%) Ant
3 2 (33.33%) CSS

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) JBoss
1 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 2 (33.33%) Mule
1 2 (33.33%) Confluence
1 2 (33.33%) Apache ServiceMix
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
1 2 (33.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Synon
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) Ant
2 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (100.00%) Billing
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) JMS
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) Swing
3 2 (33.33%) XSLT
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) SAML
3 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 2 (33.33%) Spring
3 2 (33.33%) Apache Flex
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) OpenID
3 2 (33.33%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) LESS
3 2 (33.33%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (66.67%) iSeries
2 4 (66.67%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 4 (66.67%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) AOP
2 2 (33.33%) Product Management
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) RPG/400
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) BT
2 2 (33.33%) Perforce
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) TIBCO