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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM RPG
Rank 240 275 264
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -11
Permanent jobs citing RPG 30 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.40% 0.024% 0.050%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.76% 0.042% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 20 0 4
Average salary £45,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,783 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.13% +3.42%
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
3945 4756 4553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 53.18% 56.73% 56.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3386 4023 4062
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
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 2 June 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 - 19 £43,750 -
Bedfordshire - 9 - -
Essex +14 2 £50,000 -
RPG
England

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 52 (74.29%) SQL
2 39 (55.71%) AS400
2 39 (55.71%) iSeries
3 35 (50.00%) COBOL
4 26 (37.14%) Finance
5 21 (30.00%) Java
6 20 (28.57%) Configuration Management
7 19 (27.14%) DB2
7 19 (27.14%) JUnit
7 19 (27.14%) Hibernate
7 19 (27.14%) Spring
8 18 (25.71%) E-Commerce
9 17 (24.29%) Disaster Recovery
9 17 (24.29%) Performance Management
10 14 (20.00%) HTML
11 13 (18.57%) Web Services
11 13 (18.57%) SOA
11 13 (18.57%) IBM
12 12 (17.14%) SOAP
12 12 (17.14%) XML
12 12 (17.14%) jQuery
12 12 (17.14%) Unit Testing
12 12 (17.14%) REST
13 9 (12.86%) Pharmaceutical
13 9 (12.86%) French Language
13 9 (12.86%) Logistics
14 8 (11.43%) Automated Testing
15 7 (10.00%) Migration
15 7 (10.00%) Data Migration
15 7 (10.00%) Data Mapping

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (27.14%) DB2
2 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (27.14%) JUnit
2 3 (4.29%) Subversion
3 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (37.14%) Finance
2 9 (12.86%) Pharmaceutical
2 9 (12.86%) French Language
Job Titles
1 33 (47.14%) Developer
2 19 (27.14%) RPG Developer
3 17 (24.29%) Technical Support
3 17 (24.29%) AS400 Support
4 14 (20.00%) Java Developer
5 11 (15.71%) Analyst
6 9 (12.86%) Analyst Programmer
6 9 (12.86%) Programmer
6 9 (12.86%) AS400 Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Java Analyst Programmer
7 5 (7.14%) Java Programmer
8 4 (5.71%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
8 4 (5.71%) COBOL Programmer
8 4 (5.71%) COBOL Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Consultant
9 3 (4.29%) Data Consultant
9 3 (4.29%) Data Migration Consultant
9 3 (4.29%) Support Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Migration Consultant
10 2 (2.86%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (27.14%) Hibernate
1 19 (27.14%) Spring
2 14 (20.00%) HTML
3 13 (18.57%) Web Services
4 12 (17.14%) SOAP
4 12 (17.14%) XML
4 12 (17.14%) jQuery
4 12 (17.14%) REST
5 2 (2.86%) EDI
5 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.86%) CSS
5 2 (2.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 39 (55.71%) AS400
1 39 (55.71%) iSeries
2 7 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.86%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 18 (25.71%) E-Commerce
3 17 (24.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 17 (24.29%) Performance Management
4 13 (18.57%) SOA
5 12 (17.14%) Unit Testing
6 9 (12.86%) Logistics
7 8 (11.43%) Automated Testing
8 7 (10.00%) Migration
8 7 (10.00%) Data Migration
8 7 (10.00%) Data Mapping
9 4 (5.71%) ITIL
10 3 (4.29%) DevOps
11 2 (2.86%) Systems Analysis
11 2 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (2.86%) Problem Management
11 2 (2.86%) Data Modelling
11 2 (2.86%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 52 (74.29%) SQL
2 35 (50.00%) COBOL
3 21 (30.00%) Java
4 6 (8.57%) RPG IV
4 6 (8.57%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.57%) PHP
5 2 (2.86%) C#
5 2 (2.86%) C++
5 2 (2.86%) VB
5 2 (2.86%) VBA
Vendors
1 13 (18.57%) IBM
2 2 (2.86%) JD Edwards
2 2 (2.86%) Cognos