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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG
Rank 259 222 284
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +62
Permanent jobs citing RPG 8 26 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.10% 0.38% 0.022%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.19% 0.67% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 7 26 1
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +76.47%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
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
4115 3863 5284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 51.78% 56.40% 58.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3378 3275 4648
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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
(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 - 3 £50,000 -
Norfolk - 3 £41,500 -
Hertfordshire -21 1 £30,000 -33.33%
East Anglia - 1 - -
RPG
England

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (66.67%) iSeries
2 4 (44.44%) AS400
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) DB2
3 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (22.22%) MS Office
4 2 (22.22%) IBM
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) COBOL
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
4 2 (22.22%) RPG IV
5 1 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) QA
5 1 (11.11%) HTML
5 1 (11.11%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (11.11%) COM
5 1 (11.11%) CSS
5 1 (11.11%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) XML
5 1 (11.11%) EDI
5 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 1 (11.11%) OS/400
5 1 (11.11%) C#
5 1 (11.11%) PHP
5 1 (11.11%) VB
5 1 (11.11%) VBA

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Google Apps
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Automotive
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
1 4 (44.44%) RPG Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Support
2 2 (22.22%) AS400 Support
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) AS400 Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Trainee Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 1 (11.11%) COM
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) iSeries
2 4 (44.44%) AS400
3 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) COBOL
2 2 (22.22%) RPG IV
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) VB
3 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) IBM
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) JD Edwards
2 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (11.11%) Google
2 1 (11.11%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Cognos