The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG
Rank 267 263 278
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +15
Permanent jobs citing RPG 14 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.16% 0.058% 0.032%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.28% 0.10% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 1
Average salary £50,000 £30,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,400 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -2.93%
Programming Languages Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
5039 4868 5645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 58.15% 56.78% 60.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4247 4318 4709
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
RPG
England

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Essex - 7 - -
Cambridgeshire - 6 £50,000 -
Norfolk -3 1 £40,000 +33.33%
RPG
England

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 32 (72.73%) RPG IV
2 30 (68.18%) AS400
3 19 (43.18%) SQL
4 7 (15.91%) DB2
4 7 (15.91%) Degree
5 6 (13.64%) RPG/400
5 6 (13.64%) Unit Testing
5 6 (13.64%) iSeries
5 6 (13.64%) Banking
5 6 (13.64%) Telecoms
6 5 (11.36%) Retail
6 5 (11.36%) JSF
6 5 (11.36%) IBM
6 5 (11.36%) J2EE
6 5 (11.36%) HTML
6 5 (11.36%) Java
6 5 (11.36%) JavaScript
6 5 (11.36%) WebSphere
7 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
8 2 (4.55%) .NET
8 2 (4.55%) COBOL
8 2 (4.55%) Delphi
8 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET
8 2 (4.55%) OS/2
8 2 (4.55%) Drupal
8 2 (4.55%) Apache Solr
9 1 (2.27%) Data Migration
9 1 (2.27%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (2.27%) Finance
9 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (11.36%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.55%) Drupal
2 2 (4.55%) Apache Solr
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) DB2
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (13.64%) Banking
1 6 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.36%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (86.36%) Analyst
2 32 (72.73%) Analyst Programmer
2 32 (72.73%) Programmer
3 26 (59.09%) Senior Analyst
4 24 (54.55%) Senior Analyst Programmer
4 24 (54.55%) Senior Programmer
5 23 (52.27%) RPG Programmer
5 23 (52.27%) RPG Analyst Programmer
5 23 (52.27%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
6 21 (47.73%) Senior AS400 Analyst Programmer
6 21 (47.73%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
6 21 (47.73%) Senior RPG Programmer
7 4 (9.09%) AS400 Developer
7 4 (9.09%) Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Development Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Technical Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Technical Development Manager
9 1 (2.27%) Production Support Analyst
9 1 (2.27%) Project Analyst
9 1 (2.27%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) JSF
1 5 (11.36%) J2EE
1 5 (11.36%) HTML
2 2 (4.55%) .NET
2 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 30 (68.18%) AS400
2 6 (13.64%) iSeries
3 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.64%) Unit Testing
2 1 (2.27%) Data Migration
2 1 (2.27%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (2.27%) Migration
2 1 (2.27%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (72.73%) RPG IV
2 19 (43.18%) SQL
3 6 (13.64%) RPG/400
4 5 (11.36%) Java
4 5 (11.36%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.55%) COBOL
5 2 (4.55%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) IBM
2 1 (2.27%) LANSA
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft