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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RPG over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG
Rank 256 315 358
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +43
Permanent jobs citing RPG 2 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.031% 0.058% 0.023%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.054% 0.11% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 3
Median salary £37,500 £52,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +23.52%
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,783
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.13%
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
3694 5270 6804
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 56.60% 51.19% 52.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3401 4669 5912
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median 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 £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,421 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +1.26%

RPG
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing RPG as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 May 2016, IT jobs citing RPG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for RPG.

1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (60.00%) AS400
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (40.00%) VBScript
3 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (40.00%) VBA
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) RPG IV
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (20.00%) iSeries
4 1 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (20.00%) User Experience
4 1 (20.00%) Lua
4 1 (20.00%) System Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Games
4 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
4 1 (20.00%) JD Edwards
4 1 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) FTP
4 1 (20.00%) SQL

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) AS400 Developer
4 1 (20.00%) COBOL Developer
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce Developer
4 1 (20.00%) RPG Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) AS400
2 1 (20.00%) iSeries
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (40.00%) RPG IV
2 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (40.00%) VBA
2 2 (40.00%) VBScript
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) COBOL
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Lua
3 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) JD Edwards