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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM RPG
Rank 736 686 786
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +100
Permanent jobs citing RPG 101 169 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.17% 0.082%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.21% 0.32% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 80 145 46
Average salary £47,250 £42,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.17% +7.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,900 £36,470 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,000 £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
49044 52126 57460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 50.48% 53.62% 55.12%
Number of salaries quoted 42418 44208 50920
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,289
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +5.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,000
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 28 January 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 28 January 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
East of England -5 32 £45,000 -10.00%
North West - 28 £50,000 - 3
London -31 12 £52,500 +7.69% 2
South East -42 11 £37,500 -6.25%
South West -33 9 £40,000 +6.66% 1
West Midlands -13 8 £40,000 -5.88% 1
East Midlands +9 1 £45,000 +9.75%
RPG
UK

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 87 (52.73%) iSeries
2 80 (48.48%) AS400
3 79 (47.88%) SQL
4 60 (36.36%) RPG IV
5 47 (28.48%) Finance
6 45 (27.27%) .NET
7 43 (26.06%) C#
8 36 (21.82%) ASP.NET
9 35 (21.21%) HTML
10 33 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
11 31 (18.79%) JavaScript
12 28 (16.97%) Mentoring
13 27 (16.36%) DB2
14 26 (15.76%) CSS
14 26 (15.76%) QA
15 25 (15.15%) Java
16 24 (14.55%) COBOL
17 17 (10.30%) .NET Framework
18 16 (9.70%) Waterfall
18 16 (9.70%) Billing
19 15 (9.09%) Configuration Management
20 12 (7.27%) Disaster Recovery
20 12 (7.27%) Performance Management
20 12 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
21 11 (6.67%) Apache Flex
21 11 (6.67%) Computer Science
21 11 (6.67%) Telecoms
21 11 (6.67%) Oracle
21 11 (6.67%) Web Services
22 9 (5.45%) BT

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 4 (2.42%) Confluence
2 3 (1.82%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.21%) Mule
3 2 (1.21%) JBoss
3 2 (1.21%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.21%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (0.61%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (4.24%) INSURE/90
2 3 (1.82%) Misys Equation
2 3 (1.82%) ProductWriter
3 2 (1.21%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.61%) JDE World
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.82%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.21%) Internet
2 2 (1.21%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (16.36%) DB2
2 3 (1.82%) UniData
3 2 (1.21%) MySQL
3 2 (1.21%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.61%) DataStage
4 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (3.03%) Synon
2 4 (2.42%) JIRA
3 3 (1.82%) Subversion
4 2 (1.21%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.21%) Ant
4 2 (1.21%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.21%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.61%) Dreamweaver
General
1 47 (28.48%) Finance
2 16 (9.70%) Billing
3 11 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.24%) Banking
4 7 (4.24%) Retail
5 3 (1.82%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.61%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 58 (35.15%) Developer
2 39 (23.64%) RPG Developer
3 38 (23.03%) Team Leader
4 35 (21.21%) Analyst
5 30 (18.18%) AS400 Developer
6 28 (16.97%) Development Team Leader
7 27 (16.36%) Programmer
8 24 (14.55%) .NET Team Leader
8 24 (14.55%) Software Team Leader
9 23 (13.94%) Software Development Team Leader
10 20 (12.12%) Analyst Programmer
11 12 (7.27%) AS400 Support
12 10 (6.06%) Technical Support
13 9 (5.45%) Production Manager
14 8 (4.85%) Senior Developer
14 8 (4.85%) Delivery Manager
15 7 (4.24%) Software Manager
16 6 (3.64%) RPG Programmer
16 6 (3.64%) Support Analyst
17 5 (3.03%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (27.27%) .NET
2 36 (21.82%) ASP.NET
3 35 (21.21%) HTML
4 26 (15.76%) CSS
5 17 (10.30%) .NET Framework
6 11 (6.67%) Apache Flex
6 11 (6.67%) Web Services
7 7 (4.24%) JMS
8 6 (3.64%) XML
8 6 (3.64%) jQuery
9 5 (3.03%) Swing
10 4 (2.42%) EDI
10 4 (2.42%) SOAP
10 4 (2.42%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (1.82%) LINQ
11 3 (1.82%) LINQ to SQL
11 3 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 3 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (1.82%) NHibernate
12 2 (1.21%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 87 (52.73%) iSeries
2 80 (48.48%) AS400
3 12 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (6.67%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.64%) Data Extraction
6 3 (1.82%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (1.21%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.21%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.61%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.61%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.64%) Windows
2 3 (1.82%) UNIX
3 2 (1.21%) AIX
4 1 (0.61%) Linux
4 1 (0.61%) OS/400
4 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (16.97%) Mentoring
3 16 (9.70%) Waterfall
4 15 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 12 (7.27%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (7.27%) Performance Management
6 8 (4.85%) Validation
7 7 (4.24%) Software Engineering
8 6 (3.64%) MVC
9 5 (3.03%) Technical Analysis
9 5 (3.03%) Line Management
10 4 (2.42%) Coaching
10 4 (2.42%) Product Management
10 4 (2.42%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (2.42%) Change Management
10 4 (2.42%) Migration
10 4 (2.42%) Project Management
10 4 (2.42%) TDD
10 4 (2.42%) Data Migration
10 4 (2.42%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 79 (47.88%) SQL
2 60 (36.36%) RPG IV
3 43 (26.06%) C#
4 31 (18.79%) JavaScript
5 25 (15.15%) Java
6 24 (14.55%) COBOL
7 9 (5.45%) RPG/400
8 5 (3.03%) RPG III
9 4 (2.42%) VB.NET
9 4 (2.42%) C++
10 3 (1.82%) PHP
10 3 (1.82%) VB
10 3 (1.82%) Pascal
10 3 (1.82%) PL/1
11 2 (1.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (5.45%) Degree
2 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (15.76%) QA
2 2 (1.21%) SLA
3 1 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 11 (6.67%) Oracle
2 9 (5.45%) IBM
2 9 (5.45%) BT
3 5 (3.03%) JD Edwards
4 4 (2.42%) Perforce
5 3 (1.82%) Fiserv
5 3 (1.82%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.82%) Misys
5 3 (1.82%) SAP
6 2 (1.21%) Cognos
6 2 (1.21%) Google
6 2 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.21%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.61%) Progress
7 1 (0.61%) Citrix
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
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