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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG
Rank 263 325 345
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +20
Permanent jobs citing RPG 3 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.043% 0.038% 0.032%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.076% 0.075% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 4
Average salary £48,750 £65,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £47,540 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
3965 5337 6597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 56.36% 50.24% 52.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3588 4698 5724
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +3.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RPG across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

RPG Salary Histogram in the City of London

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 May 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%) 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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 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