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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM RPG
Rank 247 262 249
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -13
Permanent jobs citing RPG 17 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.23% 0.013% 0.056%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.45% 0.025% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 16 1 2
Average salary £45,000 £41,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
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
3817 3951 4063
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 51.96% 51.42% 56.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3367 3326 3634
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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
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 28 August 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 - 10 £45,000 - 3
Essex - 7 £47,500 - 1
RPG
England

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 37 (77.08%) SQL
2 22 (45.83%) iSeries
3 20 (41.67%) Java
4 19 (39.58%) HTML
4 19 (39.58%) JUnit
4 19 (39.58%) Hibernate
4 19 (39.58%) Spring
5 18 (37.50%) E-Commerce
6 16 (33.33%) AS400
7 13 (27.08%) SOA
7 13 (27.08%) IBM
7 13 (27.08%) Web Services
8 12 (25.00%) XML
8 12 (25.00%) .NET
8 12 (25.00%) COBOL
8 12 (25.00%) SOAP
8 12 (25.00%) jQuery
8 12 (25.00%) Unit Testing
8 12 (25.00%) REST
9 11 (22.92%) PHP
10 9 (18.75%) Linux
10 9 (18.75%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (18.75%) Logistics
10 9 (18.75%) French Language
11 8 (16.67%) RPG IV
11 8 (16.67%) Automated Testing
12 7 (14.58%) Cognos
12 7 (14.58%) C#
12 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET
12 7 (14.58%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.42%) IIS
1 5 (10.42%) JBoss
1 5 (10.42%) Apache
1 5 (10.42%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) DB2
Development Applications
1 19 (39.58%) JUnit
2 3 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 9 (18.75%) Pharmaceutical
1 9 (18.75%) French Language
2 3 (6.25%) Finance
3 2 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (41.67%) Developer
2 16 (33.33%) Analyst
2 16 (33.33%) Analyst Programmer
2 16 (33.33%) Programmer
3 14 (29.17%) Java Developer
4 11 (22.92%) RPG Programmer
4 11 (22.92%) RPG Analyst Programmer
5 6 (12.50%) RPG Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Java Analyst Programmer
6 5 (10.42%) Java Programmer
7 3 (6.25%) AS400 Support
7 3 (6.25%) Technical Support
7 3 (6.25%) AS400 Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Java Software Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Lead Analyst Programmer
8 1 (2.08%) Lead Programmer
8 1 (2.08%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (39.58%) HTML
1 19 (39.58%) Hibernate
1 19 (39.58%) Spring
2 13 (27.08%) Web Services
3 12 (25.00%) XML
3 12 (25.00%) .NET
3 12 (25.00%) jQuery
3 12 (25.00%) REST
3 12 (25.00%) SOAP
4 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET
4 7 (14.58%) CSS
5 1 (2.08%) ODBC
5 1 (2.08%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 22 (45.83%) iSeries
2 16 (33.33%) AS400
3 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.75%) Linux
2 6 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (2.08%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 13 (27.08%) SOA
3 12 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 9 (18.75%) Logistics
5 8 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 4 (8.33%) ITIL
7 3 (6.25%) Performance Management
7 3 (6.25%) DevOps
7 3 (6.25%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (4.17%) PDM
8 2 (4.17%) ERP
9 1 (2.08%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (77.08%) SQL
2 20 (41.67%) Java
3 12 (25.00%) COBOL
4 11 (22.92%) PHP
5 8 (16.67%) RPG IV
6 7 (14.58%) C#
7 6 (12.50%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.08%) VBA
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) IBM
2 7 (14.58%) Cognos
3 5 (10.42%) Oracle
4 1 (2.08%) JDA
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Posted: 2 days ago
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