The table below looks at the statistics for RPG skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RPG over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM RPG
Rank 237 268 273
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +5
Permanent jobs citing RPG 30 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.39% 0.14% 0.035%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.73% 0.24% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 21 5 0
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,950
% change year-on-year
- +8.25%
RPG
England

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

Programming Languages Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
4090 4971 4789
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 53.58% 58.05% 56.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3490 4206 4269
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

RPG
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing RPG across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

RPG Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

RPG
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RPG across the East of England region.

RPG Salary Trend in the East of England

RPG
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RPG across the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

RPG Salary Histogram in the East of England

RPG
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RPG within the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norfolk +18 14 £45,000 +12.50%
Essex +15 11 £50,000 -
Bedfordshire - 5 - - 1
RPG
England

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 47 (75.81%) SQL
2 36 (58.06%) iSeries
3 35 (56.45%) AS400
4 31 (50.00%) COBOL
5 26 (41.94%) Finance
6 20 (32.26%) Configuration Management
7 19 (30.65%) DB2
8 17 (27.42%) Disaster Recovery
8 17 (27.42%) Performance Management
9 16 (25.81%) Java
10 14 (22.58%) JUnit
10 14 (22.58%) E-Commerce
10 14 (22.58%) Spring
10 14 (22.58%) Hibernate
11 10 (16.13%) Web Services
11 10 (16.13%) SOA
11 10 (16.13%) IBM
11 10 (16.13%) HTML
12 9 (14.52%) SOAP
12 9 (14.52%) REST
13 8 (12.90%) jQuery
13 8 (12.90%) Unit Testing
13 8 (12.90%) XML
14 7 (11.29%) Automated Testing
14 7 (11.29%) RPG IV
14 7 (11.29%) Data Migration
14 7 (11.29%) Data Mapping
14 7 (11.29%) Migration
14 7 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
15 5 (8.06%) French Language

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (30.65%) DB2
2 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (22.58%) JUnit
2 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 26 (41.94%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) French Language
2 5 (8.06%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (43.55%) Developer
2 17 (27.42%) Technical Support
2 17 (27.42%) AS400 Support
2 17 (27.42%) RPG Developer
3 10 (16.13%) Java Developer
3 10 (16.13%) Analyst
4 8 (12.90%) Analyst Programmer
4 8 (12.90%) Programmer
5 6 (9.68%) AS400 Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Java Analyst Programmer
6 4 (6.45%) Java Programmer
6 4 (6.45%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
6 4 (6.45%) COBOL Programmer
6 4 (6.45%) COBOL Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Data Migration Consultant
7 3 (4.84%) Data Consultant
7 3 (4.84%) Migration Consultant
7 3 (4.84%) Consultant
7 3 (4.84%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.58%) Spring
1 14 (22.58%) Hibernate
2 10 (16.13%) Web Services
2 10 (16.13%) HTML
3 9 (14.52%) SOAP
3 9 (14.52%) REST
4 8 (12.90%) jQuery
4 8 (12.90%) XML
5 2 (3.23%) EDI
5 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.23%) CSS
5 2 (3.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 36 (58.06%) iSeries
2 35 (56.45%) AS400
3 7 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.23%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.84%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.26%) Configuration Management
2 17 (27.42%) Disaster Recovery
2 17 (27.42%) Performance Management
3 14 (22.58%) E-Commerce
4 10 (16.13%) SOA
5 8 (12.90%) Unit Testing
6 7 (11.29%) Automated Testing
6 7 (11.29%) Data Migration
6 7 (11.29%) Data Mapping
6 7 (11.29%) Migration
7 5 (8.06%) Logistics
8 3 (4.84%) ITIL
9 2 (3.23%) Data Modelling
9 2 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.23%) DevOps
9 2 (3.23%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (3.23%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (75.81%) SQL
2 31 (50.00%) COBOL
3 16 (25.81%) Java
4 7 (11.29%) RPG IV
5 5 (8.06%) PHP
6 4 (6.45%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.23%) C#
7 2 (3.23%) C++
7 2 (3.23%) VB
7 2 (3.23%) VBA
Vendors
1 10 (16.13%) IBM
2 2 (3.23%) Cognos
2 2 (3.23%) JD Edwards
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