The first table below looks at the demand for RPG skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RPG over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG
Rank 329 322 293
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -29
Permanent jobs citing RPG 2 3 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.016% 0.025% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.031% 0.045% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 4
Average salary £58,750 £66,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.65% -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-3.75% -4.76%
Programming Languages Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
6457 6628 7135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 52.30% 55.55% 55.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5561 5970 6635
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
RPG
London

RPG
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

RPG Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

RPG
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

RPG Salary Trend in the City of London

RPG
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 4 (66.67%) AS400
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
1 4 (66.67%) iSeries
2 3 (50.00%) IBM
2 3 (50.00%) DB2
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) RPG IV
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) COBOL
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
4 1 (16.67%) Investment Management
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Management

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) Release Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Environment Manager
2 1 (16.67%) RPG Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) Report Writer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) AS400
1 4 (66.67%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Management
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) RPG IV
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) COBOL
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) IBM