The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG
Rank 319 324 308
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -16
Permanent jobs citing RPG 1 2 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.009% 0.017% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.017% 0.031% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 7
Average salary £60,000 £66,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.77% +90.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,900
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.82%
RPG
London

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

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
5994 6525 6921
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 52.05% 55.18% 54.91%
Number of salaries quoted 5220 5864 6466
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 19 September 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 (100.00%) iSeries
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) DB2
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) AS400
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) RPG IV
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (25.00%) Investment Management
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) COBOL
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (25.00%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (25.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) DB2
2 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Release Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Environment Manager
2 1 (25.00%) RPG Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Report Writer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) iSeries
2 2 (50.00%) AS400
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Investment Management
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) RPG IV
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) COBOL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) IBM