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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG
Rank 259 239 259
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +20
Permanent jobs citing RPG 1 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.013% 0.10% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.024% 0.18% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 11
Average salary £41,250 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £38,250 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-4.37% -4.76%
Programming Languages Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
4157 4417 5187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 52.16% 57.43% 61.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3567 3919 4453
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 £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 28 July 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
Bedfordshire -18 1 £41,250 +10.00%
RPG
England

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 8 (57.14%) AS400
2 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) iSeries
3 6 (42.86%) IBM
3 6 (42.86%) DB2
4 5 (35.71%) J2EE
4 5 (35.71%) HTML
4 5 (35.71%) Java
4 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 5 (35.71%) RPG IV
4 5 (35.71%) Retail
4 5 (35.71%) JSF
4 5 (35.71%) WebSphere
5 2 (14.29%) Degree
5 2 (14.29%) COBOL
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (7.14%) MS Office
6 1 (7.14%) SAP
6 1 (7.14%) Web Services
6 1 (7.14%) XML
6 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
6 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.14%) Finance
6 1 (7.14%) Automotive
6 1 (7.14%) Legal
6 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (35.71%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) DB2
General
1 5 (35.71%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Automotive
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Analyst
2 11 (78.57%) Analyst Programmer
2 11 (78.57%) Programmer
3 5 (35.71%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) Senior Analyst Programmer
3 5 (35.71%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
3 5 (35.71%) Senior AS400 Analyst Programmer
3 5 (35.71%) Senior Programmer
3 5 (35.71%) RPG Programmer
3 5 (35.71%) RPG Analyst Programmer
3 5 (35.71%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
3 5 (35.71%) Senior RPG Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Project Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Support
4 1 (7.14%) Production Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) J2EE
1 5 (35.71%) HTML
1 5 (35.71%) JSF
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) AS400
2 7 (50.00%) iSeries
3 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
2 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.14%) Migration
2 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
2 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
2 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 5 (35.71%) RPG IV
3 2 (14.29%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (7.14%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) LANSA