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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM RPG
Rank 755 749 790
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +41
Permanent jobs citing RPG 128 147 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.13% 0.077%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.24% 0.25% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 97 117 42
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 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £48,397
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,400
% change year-on-year
- +9.89%
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
52891 59160 56372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 51.25% 52.88% 53.57%
Number of salaries quoted 45348 50259 48959
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,250 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +23 33 £37,500 -18.91% 1
East of England +38 30 £47,500 -5.00% 1
South West -28 22 £37,500 - 3
North West +28 15 £53,000 +41.33%
London +9 14 £52,500 +16.66% 3
East Midlands +16 12 £39,000 -17.89%
Yorkshire 0 1 - - 2
Midlands -2 1 - -
RPG
UK

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 127 (56.44%) AS400
2 94 (41.78%) iSeries
3 88 (39.11%) SQL
4 75 (33.33%) RPG IV
5 69 (30.67%) Java
6 58 (25.78%) Finance
7 54 (24.00%) COBOL
8 42 (18.67%) DB2
9 41 (18.22%) Agile Software Development
10 34 (15.11%) E-Commerce
11 32 (14.22%) .NET
11 32 (14.22%) HTML
12 31 (13.78%) JavaScript
13 26 (11.56%) C#
14 25 (11.11%) CSS
14 25 (11.11%) Billing
15 24 (10.67%) Configuration Management
16 23 (10.22%) TDD
17 22 (9.78%) Disaster Recovery
17 22 (9.78%) UniData
18 21 (9.33%) Web Services
19 20 (8.89%) Performance Management
20 19 (8.44%) Apache Flex
20 19 (8.44%) ASP.NET
20 19 (8.44%) Oracle
20 19 (8.44%) Telecoms
21 18 (8.00%) Mentoring
22 17 (7.56%) Degree
22 17 (7.56%) XML
23 16 (7.11%) IBM

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 7 (3.11%) Confluence
2 4 (1.78%) IBM Notes
2 4 (1.78%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.89%) Mule
3 2 (0.89%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.89%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.89%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (0.89%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (1.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.22%) Misys Equation
2 2 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.44%) SunGard GMI
3 1 (0.44%) JDE World
3 1 (0.44%) ProductWriter
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.89%) TCP/IP
1 2 (0.89%) Internet
2 1 (0.44%) Firewall
2 1 (0.44%) DMZ
2 1 (0.44%) LAN
2 1 (0.44%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (18.67%) DB2
2 22 (9.78%) UniData
3 3 (1.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.89%) MySQL
5 1 (0.44%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.44%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 12 (5.33%) JUnit
2 7 (3.11%) Synon
2 7 (3.11%) JIRA
3 2 (0.89%) SoapUI
3 2 (0.89%) Ant
3 2 (0.89%) Subversion
3 2 (0.89%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.89%) Eclipse
General
1 58 (25.78%) Finance
2 25 (11.11%) Billing
3 19 (8.44%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.56%) Banking
5 5 (2.22%) Retail
6 4 (1.78%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.78%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.78%) French Language
7 2 (0.89%) Marketing
8 1 (0.44%) Back Office
8 1 (0.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 83 (36.89%) Developer
2 46 (20.44%) AS400 Developer
3 44 (19.56%) RPG Developer
4 42 (18.67%) Analyst
5 30 (13.33%) Programmer
6 28 (12.44%) Analyst Programmer
7 25 (11.11%) Team Leader
8 19 (8.44%) AS400 Support
9 18 (8.00%) Development Team Leader
10 17 (7.56%) Technical Support
11 14 (6.22%) Pick Developer
11 14 (6.22%) Production Manager
12 13 (5.78%) .NET Team Leader
12 13 (5.78%) Software Engineer
13 12 (5.33%) Software Development Team Leader
13 12 (5.33%) Software Manager
13 12 (5.33%) Software Team Leader
14 10 (4.44%) Delivery Manager
15 9 (4.00%) Systems Developer
15 9 (4.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (14.22%) HTML
1 32 (14.22%) .NET
2 25 (11.11%) CSS
3 21 (9.33%) Web Services
4 19 (8.44%) ASP.NET
4 19 (8.44%) Apache Flex
5 17 (7.56%) XML
6 15 (6.67%) Spring
7 14 (6.22%) Hibernate
8 12 (5.33%) SOAP
9 11 (4.89%) REST
10 8 (3.56%) jQuery
11 7 (3.11%) JMS
12 6 (2.67%) Ext JS
13 5 (2.22%) Swing
14 4 (1.78%) EDI
14 4 (1.78%) JSON
15 2 (0.89%) OpenID
15 2 (0.89%) .NET Framework
15 2 (0.89%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 127 (56.44%) AS400
2 94 (41.78%) iSeries
3 14 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (5.78%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.22%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.89%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.89%) Replication
6 2 (0.89%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.89%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.11%) Windows
2 4 (1.78%) Linux
3 3 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (1.33%) UNIX
4 2 (0.89%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (18.22%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (15.11%) E-Commerce
3 24 (10.67%) Configuration Management
4 23 (10.22%) TDD
5 22 (9.78%) Disaster Recovery
6 20 (8.89%) Performance Management
7 18 (8.00%) Mentoring
8 14 (6.22%) Software Engineering
8 14 (6.22%) Validation
9 10 (4.44%) ERP
9 10 (4.44%) Automated Testing
9 10 (4.44%) Unit Testing
10 9 (4.00%) SOA
10 9 (4.00%) Migration
11 8 (3.56%) Line Management
12 7 (3.11%) Project Management
12 7 (3.11%) Data Migration
12 7 (3.11%) Data Mapping
13 6 (2.67%) Product Management
13 6 (2.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 88 (39.11%) SQL
2 75 (33.33%) RPG IV
3 69 (30.67%) Java
4 54 (24.00%) COBOL
5 31 (13.78%) JavaScript
6 26 (11.56%) C#
7 15 (6.67%) PL/1
8 14 (6.22%) RPG/400
9 6 (2.67%) PHP
10 4 (1.78%) C++
11 2 (0.89%) C
11 2 (0.89%) VB
11 2 (0.89%) VBA
11 2 (0.89%) RPG III
12 1 (0.44%) Pascal
12 1 (0.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (7.56%) Degree
2 2 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.67%) QA
2 5 (2.22%) SLA
3 1 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (1.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (8.44%) Oracle
2 16 (7.11%) IBM
3 10 (4.44%) BT
4 6 (2.67%) Perforce
5 5 (2.22%) JD Edwards
5 5 (2.22%) Misys
6 4 (1.78%) Lotus
6 4 (1.78%) Microsoft
6 4 (1.78%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.33%) MAPICS
8 2 (0.89%) SAP
8 2 (0.89%) Cognos
8 2 (0.89%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.89%) VMware
8 2 (0.89%) Twitter
9 1 (0.44%) DataCash
9 1 (0.44%) Google
9 1 (0.44%) Infor
9 1 (0.44%) Sage
9 1 (0.44%) SunGard
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