The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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 England region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG
Rank 760 740 734
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -6
Permanent jobs citing RPG 111 105 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.20% 0.20% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 92 67 94
Average salary £41,375 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.43% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,900 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -4.76%
Programming Languages Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
56590 53727 60225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 51.77% 52.80% 54.22%
Number of salaries quoted 48440 46438 53320
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
RPG
UK

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 30 July 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 30 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
South West -9 29 £37,500 +7.14%
London -32 26 £45,000 -12.62% 3
South East -35 22 £45,000 +12.50% 1
North West +10 12 £41,000 -3.52% 4
Midlands +16 10 £42,500 +21.42%
East Midlands -5 6 £47,500 +36.69%
Yorkshire - 3 £32,500 -
West Midlands -2 2 £36,750 +0.68%
East of England -13 1 £41,250 +10.00%
RPG
UK

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 159 (62.11%) RPG IV
2 151 (58.98%) AS400
3 100 (39.06%) SQL
4 83 (32.42%) iSeries
5 66 (25.78%) HTML
6 62 (24.22%) Finance
7 45 (17.58%) Java
8 41 (16.02%) CSS
9 38 (14.84%) JavaScript
10 29 (11.33%) .NET
11 27 (10.55%) OO
12 26 (10.16%) Project Management
13 25 (9.77%) XML
14 24 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
15 22 (8.59%) INSURE/90
16 20 (7.81%) Banking
16 20 (7.81%) Oracle
17 19 (7.42%) IBM
17 19 (7.42%) Degree
18 18 (7.03%) Spring
18 18 (7.03%) Tomcat
18 18 (7.03%) Hibernate
19 17 (6.64%) XSLT
19 17 (6.64%) UML
19 17 (6.64%) JBoss
19 17 (6.64%) Eclipse
19 17 (6.64%) OOD
19 17 (6.64%) SOA
19 17 (6.64%) JSP
19 17 (6.64%) HNC

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 18 (7.03%) Tomcat
2 10 (3.91%) WebSphere
3 6 (2.34%) SAS
4 4 (1.56%) MQSeries
4 4 (1.56%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.78%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (2.34%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 22 (8.59%) INSURE/90
2 6 (2.34%) Misys Midas
3 3 (1.17%) ProductWriter
4 2 (0.78%) Misys Equation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.78%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.39%) Broadband
2 1 (0.39%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.47%) DB2
2 11 (4.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (3.52%) Sybase IQ
3 9 (3.52%) Sybase ASE
4 6 (2.34%) QlikView
4 6 (2.34%) SQL Server
5 5 (1.95%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.95%) SAP Data Services
5 5 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.17%) DataStage
7 2 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.39%) MySQL
8 1 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.39%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 17 (6.64%) Eclipse
2 13 (5.08%) Synon
3 4 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.17%) SoapUI
4 3 (1.17%) Selenium
General
1 62 (24.22%) Finance
2 20 (7.81%) Banking
3 9 (3.52%) Front Office
3 9 (3.52%) Retail
4 4 (1.56%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.78%) French Language
5 2 (0.78%) Italian Language
5 2 (0.78%) Games
5 2 (0.78%) Automotive
6 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.39%) Legal
6 1 (0.39%) Back Office
6 1 (0.39%) Advertising
6 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 135 (52.73%) Developer
2 82 (32.03%) RPG Developer
3 78 (30.47%) Programmer
4 75 (29.30%) Analyst
5 68 (26.56%) AS400 Developer
6 61 (23.83%) Analyst Programmer
7 30 (11.72%) RPG Programmer
8 25 (9.77%) Senior Analyst
9 24 (9.38%) Senior Developer
10 21 (8.20%) RPG Analyst Programmer
11 18 (7.03%) Java Developer
12 17 (6.64%) Senior Analyst Programmer
12 17 (6.64%) Team Leader
12 17 (6.64%) Senior Programmer
13 16 (6.25%) Senior RPG Developer
14 13 (5.08%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
15 8 (3.13%) Development Team Leader
16 7 (2.73%) Delphi Developer
16 7 (2.73%) Software Engineer
16 7 (2.73%) Delphi Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (25.78%) HTML
2 41 (16.02%) CSS
3 29 (11.33%) .NET
4 25 (9.77%) XML
5 18 (7.03%) Spring
5 18 (7.03%) Hibernate
6 17 (6.64%) XSLT
6 17 (6.64%) JSP
6 17 (6.64%) Java EE
6 17 (6.64%) Grails
7 14 (5.47%) Web Services
8 8 (3.13%) Ext JS
8 8 (3.13%) J2EE
9 7 (2.73%) ASP.NET
10 6 (2.34%) JSF
10 6 (2.34%) Synon Analyst Programmer
10 6 (2.34%) jQuery
11 5 (1.95%) HTML5
11 5 (1.95%) Ajax
11 5 (1.95%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 151 (58.98%) AS400
2 83 (32.42%) iSeries
3 9 (3.52%) Equities
3 9 (3.52%) Reference Data
3 9 (3.52%) Statistics
4 7 (2.73%) Mathematics
4 7 (2.73%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.56%) FMCG
6 2 (0.78%) Replication
7 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.39%) LPAR
7 1 (0.39%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.39%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.17%) Linux
2 2 (0.78%) i5/OS
3 1 (0.39%) OS/400
3 1 (0.39%) UNIX
3 1 (0.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (10.55%) OO
2 26 (10.16%) Project Management
3 24 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (6.64%) UML
4 17 (6.64%) OOD
4 17 (6.64%) SOA
4 17 (6.64%) Time Management
4 17 (6.64%) Dependency Injection
5 15 (5.86%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (3.91%) Waterfall
6 10 (3.91%) Release Management
7 9 (3.52%) Machine Learning
7 9 (3.52%) Software Engineering
8 8 (3.13%) Migration
9 7 (2.73%) System Testing
9 7 (2.73%) Unit Testing
10 6 (2.34%) Requirements Analysis
10 6 (2.34%) Systems Analysis
10 6 (2.34%) Data Modelling
11 5 (1.95%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 159 (62.11%) RPG IV
2 100 (39.06%) SQL
3 45 (17.58%) Java
4 38 (14.84%) JavaScript
5 17 (6.64%) Groovy
5 17 (6.64%) RPG III
6 16 (6.25%) C#
7 10 (3.91%) Delphi
7 10 (3.91%) Python
8 9 (3.52%) Perl
8 9 (3.52%) Ruby
9 8 (3.13%) RPG/400
9 8 (3.13%) C
9 8 (3.13%) COBOL
10 5 (1.95%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.95%) VB
10 5 (1.95%) VB6
11 4 (1.56%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.78%) Pascal
12 2 (0.78%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (7.42%) Degree
2 17 (6.64%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.47%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) SLA
2 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 20 (7.81%) Oracle
2 19 (7.42%) IBM
3 17 (6.64%) JBoss
3 17 (6.64%) AccuRev
4 9 (3.52%) Sybase
4 9 (3.52%) SAP
4 9 (3.52%) Reuters
4 9 (3.52%) Bloomberg
4 9 (3.52%) ParAccel
5 8 (3.13%) Microsoft
6 5 (1.95%) Business Objects
6 5 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.78%) Fiserv
7 2 (0.78%) Cognizant
7 2 (0.78%) Misys
8 1 (0.39%) Cognos
8 1 (0.39%) LANSA
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