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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM RPG
Rank 218 233 260
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +27
Permanent jobs citing RPG 40 23 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.55% 0.32% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.02% 0.56% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 34 18 9
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £41,750 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £50,000 £40,600
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
3925 4115 4586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 53.94% 57.51% 55.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3213 3464 4015
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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
Essex +16 27 £50,000 -
Norfolk - 12 £42,250 -
East Anglia - 1 - -
RPG
England

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 31 (73.81%) SQL
2 28 (66.67%) AS400
3 26 (61.90%) iSeries
4 24 (57.14%) Finance
4 24 (57.14%) COBOL
5 18 (42.86%) Configuration Management
6 17 (40.48%) DB2
7 15 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 15 (35.71%) Performance Management
8 7 (16.67%) Migration
8 7 (16.67%) Data Migration
8 7 (16.67%) Data Mapping
8 7 (16.67%) RPG IV
8 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (7.14%) VCP4
10 2 (4.76%) JD Edwards
10 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
10 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
10 2 (4.76%) C#
10 2 (4.76%) C++
10 2 (4.76%) HTML
10 2 (4.76%) Java
10 2 (4.76%) PHP
10 2 (4.76%) VB
10 2 (4.76%) VBA
10 2 (4.76%) .NET
10 2 (4.76%) CSS
10 2 (4.76%) Cognos
10 2 (4.76%) Client/Server
10 2 (4.76%) EDI

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Google Apps
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (40.48%) DB2
2 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Technical Support
1 15 (35.71%) AS400 Support
2 14 (33.33%) RPG Developer
2 14 (33.33%) Developer
3 6 (14.29%) AS400 Developer
3 6 (14.29%) Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Programmer
5 4 (9.52%) Analyst Programmer
5 4 (9.52%) COBOL Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
5 4 (9.52%) COBOL Programmer
6 3 (7.14%) Migration Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Data Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Data Migration Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Trainee Programmer
8 1 (2.38%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
1 2 (4.76%) HTML
1 2 (4.76%) .NET
1 2 (4.76%) CSS
1 2 (4.76%) EDI
2 1 (2.38%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 28 (66.67%) AS400
2 26 (61.90%) iSeries
3 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.76%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 15 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 15 (35.71%) Performance Management
3 7 (16.67%) Migration
3 7 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 7 (16.67%) Data Mapping
4 2 (4.76%) Data Modelling
4 2 (4.76%) Problem Management
4 2 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (73.81%) SQL
2 24 (57.14%) COBOL
3 7 (16.67%) RPG IV
4 2 (4.76%) C#
4 2 (4.76%) C++
4 2 (4.76%) Java
4 2 (4.76%) PHP
4 2 (4.76%) VB
4 2 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) VCP4
Vendors
1 2 (4.76%) JD Edwards
1 2 (4.76%) Cognos
2 1 (2.38%) Google
2 1 (2.38%) IBM
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft