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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM RPG
Rank 728 702 756
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +54
Permanent jobs citing RPG 112 152 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.16% 0.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.23% 0.29% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 83 122 40
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £52,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
48885 51754 53307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 50.68% 53.30% 54.02%
Number of salaries quoted 41978 43758 46528
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 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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
(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
East of England +26 40 £50,000 -
North West - 22 £51,500 - 1
London -6 19 £52,500 +16.66% 1
South East -25 16 £37,500 -6.25%
South West -40 10 £42,500 +13.33% 3
West Midlands -33 3 £55,000 +29.41%
East Midlands +11 2 £42,000 -5.08% 1
RPG
UK

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 95 (53.67%) AS400
2 77 (43.50%) SQL
2 77 (43.50%) iSeries
3 62 (35.03%) RPG IV
4 58 (32.77%) Finance
5 41 (23.16%) .NET
6 37 (20.90%) C#
7 36 (20.34%) COBOL
7 36 (20.34%) DB2
8 35 (19.77%) Java
8 35 (19.77%) JavaScript
9 33 (18.64%) HTML
10 31 (17.51%) Agile Software Development
11 30 (16.95%) ASP.NET
12 26 (14.69%) CSS
13 23 (12.99%) Mentoring
14 22 (12.43%) Configuration Management
15 20 (11.30%) QA
16 19 (10.73%) Billing
17 17 (9.60%) Performance Management
18 16 (9.04%) VCP4
18 16 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
18 16 (9.04%) Disaster Recovery
19 14 (7.91%) Telecoms
19 14 (7.91%) Oracle
19 14 (7.91%) Apache Flex
20 13 (7.34%) Computer Science
21 11 (6.21%) Degree
22 10 (5.65%) .NET Framework
22 10 (5.65%) RPG/400

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 6 (3.39%) Confluence
2 3 (1.69%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.13%) Mule
3 2 (1.13%) JBoss
3 2 (1.13%) IBM Notes
3 2 (1.13%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.13%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) MS Office
1 1 (0.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.26%) Misys Equation
2 3 (1.69%) ProductWriter
3 2 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.56%) SunGard GMI
4 1 (0.56%) JDE World
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.13%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (20.34%) DB2
2 7 (3.95%) UniData
3 3 (1.69%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.13%) MySQL
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.56%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 6 (3.39%) JIRA
2 5 (2.82%) Synon
3 4 (2.26%) Subversion
4 2 (1.13%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.13%) Ant
4 2 (1.13%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.13%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.56%) JUnit
General
1 58 (32.77%) Finance
2 19 (10.73%) Billing
3 14 (7.91%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.52%) Banking
5 7 (3.95%) Retail
6 3 (1.69%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 58 (32.77%) Developer
2 40 (22.60%) Analyst
3 36 (20.34%) RPG Developer
4 33 (18.64%) AS400 Developer
5 31 (17.51%) Programmer
5 31 (17.51%) Team Leader
6 26 (14.69%) Analyst Programmer
7 22 (12.43%) Development Team Leader
8 18 (10.17%) .NET Team Leader
9 17 (9.60%) Software Development Team Leader
9 17 (9.60%) AS400 Support
9 17 (9.60%) Software Team Leader
10 15 (8.47%) Technical Support
11 12 (6.78%) Production Manager
12 9 (5.08%) Software Manager
12 9 (5.08%) Delivery Manager
13 7 (3.95%) Pick Developer
14 5 (2.82%) Support Engineer
14 5 (2.82%) Support Analyst
14 5 (2.82%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (23.16%) .NET
2 33 (18.64%) HTML
3 30 (16.95%) ASP.NET
4 26 (14.69%) CSS
5 14 (7.91%) Apache Flex
6 10 (5.65%) Web Services
6 10 (5.65%) .NET Framework
7 7 (3.95%) JMS
8 5 (2.82%) XML
8 5 (2.82%) Swing
8 5 (2.82%) SOAP
8 5 (2.82%) jQuery
9 4 (2.26%) REST
9 4 (2.26%) Spring
10 3 (1.69%) NHibernate
10 3 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 3 (1.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (1.69%) LINQ
10 3 (1.69%) Hibernate
10 3 (1.69%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 95 (53.67%) AS400
2 77 (43.50%) iSeries
3 16 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (7.34%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.69%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (1.69%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.13%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.13%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.13%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.56%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.26%) Windows
2 3 (1.69%) UNIX
3 2 (1.13%) AIX
3 2 (1.13%) Linux
4 1 (0.56%) OS/400
4 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (17.51%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (12.99%) Mentoring
3 22 (12.43%) Configuration Management
4 17 (9.60%) Performance Management
5 16 (9.04%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (5.65%) Validation
7 9 (5.08%) Line Management
8 8 (4.52%) Waterfall
8 8 (4.52%) TDD
8 8 (4.52%) Software Engineering
8 8 (4.52%) E-Commerce
9 7 (3.95%) Migration
9 7 (3.95%) Data Migration
9 7 (3.95%) Data Mapping
10 6 (3.39%) Product Management
10 6 (3.39%) MVC
10 6 (3.39%) Change Management
11 5 (2.82%) Technical Analysis
12 4 (2.26%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (2.26%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 77 (43.50%) SQL
2 62 (35.03%) RPG IV
3 37 (20.90%) C#
4 36 (20.34%) COBOL
5 35 (19.77%) Java
5 35 (19.77%) JavaScript
6 10 (5.65%) RPG/400
7 5 (2.82%) PL/1
7 5 (2.82%) C++
8 4 (2.26%) PHP
9 3 (1.69%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.69%) Pascal
10 2 (1.13%) VBA
10 2 (1.13%) VB
11 1 (0.56%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (9.04%) VCP4
2 11 (6.21%) Degree
3 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.30%) QA
2 2 (1.13%) SLA
3 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 14 (7.91%) Oracle
2 10 (5.65%) BT
3 6 (3.39%) Perforce
3 6 (3.39%) IBM
4 5 (2.82%) JD Edwards
5 4 (2.26%) Misys
6 3 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.69%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.69%) SAP
6 3 (1.69%) Fiserv
7 2 (1.13%) Lotus
7 2 (1.13%) Google
7 2 (1.13%) Cognos
7 2 (1.13%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.56%) SunGard
8 1 (0.56%) Citrix
8 1 (0.56%) Infor
8 1 (0.56%) Twitter
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