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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG
Rank 80 114 -
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -
Permanent jobs citing RPG 15 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.25% 0.58% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.44% 1.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 0
Average salary £40,000 £53,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.52% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
615 877 976
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 51.25% 50.99% 54.49%
Number of salaries quoted 532 707 763
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +0.62%

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
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RPG across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

RPG Salary Histogram 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 29 April 2016. 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
Chester - 6 £50,000 -
Warrington +10 2 £40,000 -24.52% 1
RPG
North West

RPG
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 39 (95.12%) AS400
2 27 (65.85%) Finance
2 27 (65.85%) iSeries
3 25 (60.98%) RPG IV
4 12 (29.27%) R
5 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.88%) Performance Testing
5 2 (4.88%) Java
5 2 (4.88%) Advertising
5 2 (4.88%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.44%) People Management
6 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.44%) SQL
6 1 (2.44%) MS Office
6 1 (2.44%) XML
6 1 (2.44%) OOP
6 1 (2.44%) OO
6 1 (2.44%) Synon
6 1 (2.44%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.44%) Test Automation
6 1 (2.44%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (2.44%) ISTQB

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Synon
General
1 27 (65.85%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Advertising
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (92.68%) Analyst
2 27 (65.85%) Programmer
2 27 (65.85%) RPG Programmer
3 25 (60.98%) Analyst Programmer
3 25 (60.98%) RPG Analyst Programmer
4 12 (29.27%) Consultant
4 12 (29.27%) Support Analyst
4 12 (29.27%) Support Consultant
4 12 (29.27%) Systems Analyst
4 12 (29.27%) Systems Support
4 12 (29.27%) Systems Support Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) AS400 Developer
5 2 (4.88%) AS400 Programmer
5 2 (4.88%) Developer
5 2 (4.88%) RPG Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Lead Programmer
6 1 (2.44%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Performance Test Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (95.12%) AS400
2 27 (65.85%) iSeries
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (4.88%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (4.88%) Performance Testing
2 1 (2.44%) OO
2 1 (2.44%) OOP
2 1 (2.44%) People Management
2 1 (2.44%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (2.44%) Test Automation
2 1 (2.44%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 25 (60.98%) RPG IV
2 12 (29.27%) R
3 2 (4.88%) Java
4 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
Warrington, Cheshire
MDS
Salary: Unspecified competitive plus excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago