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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG
Rank 263 - 313
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing RPG 2 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.030% - 0.076%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.055% - 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 8
Average salary £35,000 - £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 - £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 - £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
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
3617 5095 5762
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 54.19% 49.06% 54.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3238 4568 5001
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) RPG IV
3 2 (40.00%) Gradle
3 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) MQSeries
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) Middleware
3 2 (40.00%) AS400
4 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
4 1 (20.00%) FTP
4 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
4 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (20.00%) Games
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) COBOL

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (40.00%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Misys Equation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Gradle
1 2 (40.00%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) RPG Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (20.00%) AS400 Developer
4 1 (20.00%) COBOL Developer
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Programmer
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET
2 1 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) AS400
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) iSeries
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) BDD
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
1 2 (40.00%) SOA
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Structured Programming
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) RPG IV
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) COBOL
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Lua
3 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (20.00%) Python
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Hyperion
2 1 (20.00%) JD Edwards
2 1 (20.00%) Misys
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
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