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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG
Rank - 305 336
Permanent jobs citing RPG 0 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.076% 0.016%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.15% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 2
Median salary - £55,000 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.38%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
3548 5475 6407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 56.42% 52.27% 52.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3255 4797 5521
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 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 20 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) AS400
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) RPG IV
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (66.67%) VBA
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) iSeries
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing

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 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) AS400
2 1 (33.33%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) RPG IV
1 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
1 2 (66.67%) VBA
1 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle