The table below looks at the statistics for RPG skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RPG over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM RPG
Rank 731 765 803
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +38
Permanent jobs citing RPG 129 143 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.13% 0.064%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.25% 0.24% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 101 122 43
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £47,500 £49,295
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,783 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.13% +3.42%
RPG
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
52183 58687 54021
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 51.82% 53.13% 53.35%
Number of salaries quoted 44794 50484 46928
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

RPG
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing RPG across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

RPG Jobs Demand Trend in England

RPG
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RPG across the England region.

RPG Salary Trend in England

RPG
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RPG across the England region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

RPG Salary Histogram in England

RPG
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RPG within the England region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
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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
South East +21 37 £37,500 -16.66% 2
East of England +41 31 £45,000 +12.50% 1
South West -16 27 £38,750 +3.33% 1
East Midlands +14 12 £39,000 -17.89% 2
North West +7 9 £53,000 +41.33% 2
London +4 9 £58,750 +30.55% 3
Midlands -12 3 - -
Yorkshire +6 1 - - 1
RPG
UK

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

1 134 (55.37%) AS400
2 97 (40.08%) iSeries
3 89 (36.78%) SQL
4 81 (33.47%) RPG IV
5 75 (30.99%) Java
6 61 (25.21%) COBOL
7 59 (24.38%) Finance
8 42 (17.36%) E-Commerce
9 41 (16.94%) Agile Software Development
10 40 (16.53%) DB2
11 38 (15.70%) HTML
12 33 (13.64%) JavaScript
13 28 (11.57%) .NET
14 26 (10.74%) TDD
15 24 (9.92%) UniData
15 24 (9.92%) CSS
15 24 (9.92%) Configuration Management
16 23 (9.50%) Web Services
16 23 (9.50%) XML
17 22 (9.09%) C#
17 22 (9.09%) Billing
17 22 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
18 21 (8.68%) SDLC
19 20 (8.26%) Spring
19 20 (8.26%) Performance Management
19 20 (8.26%) IBM
20 19 (7.85%) JUnit
20 19 (7.85%) Hibernate
21 17 (7.02%) Telecoms
21 17 (7.02%) Oracle

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the 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 (2.07%) Confluence
2 4 (1.65%) IBM Notes
3 2 (0.83%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.83%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (1.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.07%) Misys Equation
2 2 (0.83%) SunGard GMI
3 1 (0.41%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (0.41%) JDE World
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.83%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.41%) DMZ
2 1 (0.41%) Firewall
2 1 (0.41%) LAN
2 1 (0.41%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (16.53%) DB2
2 24 (9.92%) UniData
3 3 (1.24%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.41%) MS Access
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (7.85%) JUnit
2 10 (4.13%) Synon
3 5 (2.07%) JIRA
4 3 (1.24%) Subversion
4 3 (1.24%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.41%) Selenium
General
1 59 (24.38%) Finance
2 22 (9.09%) Billing
3 17 (7.02%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.72%) French Language
4 9 (3.72%) Pharmaceutical
5 8 (3.31%) Banking
6 6 (2.48%) Retail
7 4 (1.65%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.24%) Back Office
9 2 (0.83%) Marketing
10 1 (0.41%) Automotive
10 1 (0.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 94 (38.84%) Developer
2 50 (20.66%) AS400 Developer
3 46 (19.01%) RPG Developer
4 44 (18.18%) Analyst
5 34 (14.05%) Programmer
6 32 (13.22%) Analyst Programmer
7 25 (10.33%) Team Leader
8 19 (7.85%) AS400 Support
9 18 (7.44%) Development Team Leader
10 17 (7.02%) Technical Support
11 15 (6.20%) Java Developer
12 14 (5.79%) Software Engineer
12 14 (5.79%) Pick Developer
12 14 (5.79%) Production Manager
13 13 (5.37%) Software Manager
14 10 (4.13%) Software Team Leader
14 10 (4.13%) Delivery Manager
14 10 (4.13%) .NET Team Leader
14 10 (4.13%) Software Development Team Leader
15 9 (3.72%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (15.70%) HTML
2 28 (11.57%) .NET
3 24 (9.92%) CSS
4 23 (9.50%) Web Services
4 23 (9.50%) XML
5 20 (8.26%) Spring
6 19 (7.85%) Hibernate
7 17 (7.02%) Apache Flex
8 16 (6.61%) ASP.NET
9 13 (5.37%) REST
10 12 (4.96%) jQuery
10 12 (4.96%) SOAP
11 6 (2.48%) EDI
12 5 (2.07%) Ext JS
13 4 (1.65%) JMS
13 4 (1.65%) Swing
13 4 (1.65%) JSON
14 3 (1.24%) Synon Analyst Programmer
15 1 (0.41%) Thymeleaf
15 1 (0.41%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 134 (55.37%) AS400
2 97 (40.08%) iSeries
3 16 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.72%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.07%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.83%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.83%) Replication
6 2 (0.83%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.41%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.48%) Windows
2 5 (2.07%) Linux
3 3 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.83%) AIX
5 1 (0.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (17.36%) E-Commerce
2 41 (16.94%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (10.74%) TDD
4 24 (9.92%) Configuration Management
5 22 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 21 (8.68%) SDLC
7 20 (8.26%) Performance Management
8 17 (7.02%) Unit Testing
8 17 (7.02%) Mentoring
9 15 (6.20%) Software Engineering
10 14 (5.79%) Validation
11 13 (5.37%) SOA
12 11 (4.55%) Automated Testing
13 9 (3.72%) Logistics
13 9 (3.72%) Migration
13 9 (3.72%) ERP
14 8 (3.31%) Line Management
15 7 (2.89%) Data Migration
15 7 (2.89%) Data Mapping
16 6 (2.48%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (36.78%) SQL
2 81 (33.47%) RPG IV
3 75 (30.99%) Java
4 61 (25.21%) COBOL
5 33 (13.64%) JavaScript
6 22 (9.09%) C#
7 17 (7.02%) PL/1
8 13 (5.37%) RPG/400
9 7 (2.89%) PHP
10 4 (1.65%) C++
10 4 (1.65%) C
10 4 (1.65%) VB
11 2 (0.83%) VBA
11 2 (0.83%) RPG III
12 1 (0.41%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 14 (5.79%) Degree
2 2 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.13%) QA
2 5 (2.07%) SLA
3 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.41%) EMIR
System Software
1 3 (1.24%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.83%) MOM
Vendors
1 20 (8.26%) IBM
2 17 (7.02%) Oracle
3 7 (2.89%) BT
4 5 (2.07%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.07%) Misys
5 4 (1.65%) MAPICS
5 4 (1.65%) Lotus
5 4 (1.65%) JD Edwards
5 4 (1.65%) Perforce
5 4 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.83%) VMware
6 2 (0.83%) Cognos
6 2 (0.83%) Twitter
6 2 (0.83%) SunGard
7 1 (0.41%) Citrix
7 1 (0.41%) Sage
7 1 (0.41%) DataCash
7 1 (0.41%) Google
7 1 (0.41%) Infor
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