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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG
Rank 789 682 806
Rank change year-on-year
-107 +124
Permanent jobs citing RPG 76 182 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.073% 0.18% 0.067%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.15% 0.34% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 56 154 49
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,150 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
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
52267 53946 59240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 50.46% 53.64% 55.06%
Number of salaries quoted 45150 45942 52721
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 December 2014.

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 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
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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
North West +4 18 £50,000 - 3
South East -27 16 £37,500 -6.25%
London -37 13 £57,500 +15.00% 1
South West -29 12 £30,000 -20.00% 1
East of England -34 10 £43,000 -4.44%
West Midlands -24 7 £40,000 -11.11%
RPG
UK

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 73 (49.66%) iSeries
2 72 (48.98%) SQL
3 66 (44.90%) AS400
4 62 (42.18%) RPG IV
5 44 (29.93%) .NET
6 42 (28.57%) C#
7 41 (27.89%) HTML
8 38 (25.85%) Finance
9 35 (23.81%) JavaScript
10 34 (23.13%) ASP.NET
10 34 (23.13%) Agile Software Development
11 32 (21.77%) CSS
12 27 (18.37%) QA
13 26 (17.69%) Mentoring
14 21 (14.29%) .NET Framework
14 21 (14.29%) Waterfall
15 15 (10.20%) Web Services
16 13 (8.84%) Java
17 11 (7.48%) IBM
18 10 (6.80%) COBOL
18 10 (6.80%) DB2
18 10 (6.80%) INSURE/90
19 9 (6.12%) Degree
20 8 (5.44%) XML
20 8 (5.44%) Banking
20 8 (5.44%) Computer Science
21 7 (4.76%) Python
21 7 (4.76%) MVC
21 7 (4.76%) Retail
21 7 (4.76%) Software Engineering

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 2 (1.36%) IIS
1 2 (1.36%) JBoss
1 2 (1.36%) Tomcat
1 2 (1.36%) WebSphere
1 2 (1.36%) Mule
1 2 (1.36%) Confluence
1 2 (1.36%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 3 (2.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (6.80%) INSURE/90
2 4 (2.72%) ProductWriter
3 2 (1.36%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.04%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.36%) Internet
2 2 (1.36%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.80%) DB2
2 6 (4.08%) Sybase IQ
2 6 (4.08%) Sybase ASE
3 2 (1.36%) UniData
3 2 (1.36%) MySQL
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.68%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 6 (4.08%) Synon
2 3 (2.04%) Subversion
3 2 (1.36%) JIRA
3 2 (1.36%) SoapUI
3 2 (1.36%) Ant
3 2 (1.36%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.68%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (25.85%) Finance
2 8 (5.44%) Banking
3 7 (4.76%) Retail
4 6 (4.08%) Billing
4 6 (4.08%) Front Office
5 3 (2.04%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.36%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.68%) Back Office
7 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Automotive
7 1 (0.68%) Legal
7 1 (0.68%) Games
Job Titles
1 62 (42.18%) Developer
2 42 (28.57%) RPG Developer
3 37 (25.17%) Team Leader
4 33 (22.45%) AS400 Developer
4 33 (22.45%) Analyst
5 28 (19.05%) Programmer
6 27 (18.37%) Development Team Leader
7 25 (17.01%) .NET Team Leader
7 25 (17.01%) Software Team Leader
8 24 (16.33%) Software Development Team Leader
9 21 (14.29%) Analyst Programmer
10 11 (7.48%) Senior Developer
11 10 (6.80%) RPG Programmer
12 8 (5.44%) RPG Analyst Programmer
13 7 (4.76%) Senior RPG Developer
14 6 (4.08%) Support Analyst
15 5 (3.40%) Software Developer
15 5 (3.40%) .NET Developer
16 4 (2.72%) Business Analyst
16 4 (2.72%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (29.93%) .NET
2 41 (27.89%) HTML
3 34 (23.13%) ASP.NET
4 32 (21.77%) CSS
5 21 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 15 (10.20%) Web Services
7 8 (5.44%) XML
8 7 (4.76%) jQuery
9 6 (4.08%) JMS
10 5 (3.40%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (2.72%) Swing
11 4 (2.72%) SOAP
12 3 (2.04%) EDI
12 3 (2.04%) NHibernate
12 3 (2.04%) LINQ to SQL
12 3 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 3 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 3 (2.04%) LINQ
13 2 (1.36%) MyBatis
13 2 (1.36%) Synon Analyst Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 73 (49.66%) iSeries
2 66 (44.90%) AS400
3 8 (5.44%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.08%) Reference Data
5 6 (4.08%) Data Extraction
5 6 (4.08%) Equities
5 6 (4.08%) Statistics
6 3 (2.04%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (1.36%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.36%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.68%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.72%) Windows
2 2 (1.36%) AIX
2 2 (1.36%) UNIX
3 1 (0.68%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (23.13%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (17.69%) Mentoring
3 21 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 7 (4.76%) Software Engineering
4 7 (4.76%) MVC
5 6 (4.08%) Machine Learning
6 5 (3.40%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (3.40%) Release Management
7 4 (2.72%) TDD
7 4 (2.72%) Change Management
7 4 (2.72%) Project Management
7 4 (2.72%) Performance Management
7 4 (2.72%) Technical Analysis
8 3 (2.04%) Line Management
8 3 (2.04%) Coaching
8 3 (2.04%) Dependency Management
8 3 (2.04%) E-Commerce
8 3 (2.04%) OOP
8 3 (2.04%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (2.04%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (48.98%) SQL
2 62 (42.18%) RPG IV
3 42 (28.57%) C#
4 35 (23.81%) JavaScript
5 13 (8.84%) Java
6 10 (6.80%) COBOL
7 7 (4.76%) RPG III
7 7 (4.76%) Python
7 7 (4.76%) RPG/400
8 6 (4.08%) VB.NET
8 6 (4.08%) Ruby
8 6 (4.08%) Perl
9 4 (2.72%) Pascal
10 3 (2.04%) C++
11 2 (1.36%) VB
11 2 (1.36%) PL/1
12 1 (0.68%) VBA
12 1 (0.68%) Lua
12 1 (0.68%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (6.12%) Degree
2 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (18.37%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (7.48%) IBM
2 6 (4.08%) Sybase
2 6 (4.08%) Reuters
2 6 (4.08%) Bloomberg
2 6 (4.08%) BT
2 6 (4.08%) ParAccel
3 4 (2.72%) SAP
3 4 (2.72%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.04%) JD Edwards
4 3 (2.04%) Fiserv
5 2 (1.36%) Oracle
5 2 (1.36%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.36%) Perforce
6 1 (0.68%) Google
6 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.68%) Cognos
6 1 (0.68%) Progress
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