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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM RPG
Rank 766 781 783
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +2
Permanent jobs citing RPG 112 120 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.11% 0.071%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.21% 0.21% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 96 106 41
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £32,500 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £49,295
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
53584 57855 53904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 51.92% 52.42% 53.02%
Number of salaries quoted 46162 49760 46937
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +20 32 £37,500 -16.66% 2
South West -8 27 £40,000 +6.66%
East of England +25 18 £43,750 -
North West +2 10 £53,000 +37.66% 2
London +1 10 £57,500 +27.77%
West Midlands -7 6 £40,000 +19.40% 1
East Midlands -1 5 £40,000 -15.78%
Midlands -17 4 - -
RPG
UK

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 126 (54.78%) AS400
2 87 (37.83%) iSeries
3 83 (36.09%) SQL
4 78 (33.91%) Java
5 75 (32.61%) RPG IV
6 58 (25.22%) Finance
7 55 (23.91%) COBOL
8 45 (19.57%) HTML
9 41 (17.83%) E-Commerce
10 38 (16.52%) JavaScript
10 38 (16.52%) DB2
11 32 (13.91%) Agile Software Development
12 30 (13.04%) CSS
13 26 (11.30%) SDLC
14 24 (10.43%) Web Services
14 24 (10.43%) XML
14 24 (10.43%) TDD
15 22 (9.57%) UniData
16 21 (9.13%) Oracle
17 20 (8.70%) Billing
17 20 (8.70%) Spring
18 19 (8.26%) Hibernate
18 19 (8.26%) .NET
18 19 (8.26%) JUnit
19 18 (7.83%) Configuration Management
19 18 (7.83%) Telecoms
19 18 (7.83%) Apache Flex
20 17 (7.39%) Unit Testing
20 17 (7.39%) Disaster Recovery
20 17 (7.39%) IBM

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (2.61%) WebSphere
2 5 (2.17%) Confluence
3 4 (1.74%) IBM Notes
4 2 (0.87%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.87%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.43%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (2.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.17%) Misys Equation
2 2 (0.87%) SunGard GMI
2 2 (0.87%) JDE World
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.43%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.87%) FTP
2 1 (0.43%) DMZ
2 1 (0.43%) Firewall
2 1 (0.43%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (16.52%) DB2
2 22 (9.57%) UniData
3 4 (1.74%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.30%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.43%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 19 (8.26%) JUnit
2 13 (5.65%) Synon
3 5 (2.17%) JIRA
4 4 (1.74%) Subversion
5 2 (0.87%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.43%) Selenium
General
1 58 (25.22%) Finance
2 20 (8.70%) Billing
3 18 (7.83%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.91%) French Language
4 9 (3.91%) Pharmaceutical
5 8 (3.48%) Banking
6 5 (2.17%) Back Office
7 4 (1.74%) Retail
7 4 (1.74%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.87%) Marketing
9 1 (0.43%) Advertising
9 1 (0.43%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 98 (42.61%) Developer
2 51 (22.17%) Analyst
3 50 (21.74%) AS400 Developer
4 46 (20.00%) Programmer
5 45 (19.57%) RPG Developer
6 43 (18.70%) Analyst Programmer
7 17 (7.39%) Java Developer
7 17 (7.39%) RPG Programmer
8 15 (6.52%) Production Manager
9 14 (6.09%) Software Manager
10 13 (5.65%) AS400 Support
10 13 (5.65%) Technical Support
11 12 (5.22%) Pick Developer
11 12 (5.22%) RPG Analyst Programmer
12 11 (4.78%) Software Engineer
12 11 (4.78%) Delivery Manager
13 10 (4.35%) Team Leader
13 10 (4.35%) Development Team Leader
13 10 (4.35%) Systems Developer
14 9 (3.91%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (19.57%) HTML
2 30 (13.04%) CSS
3 24 (10.43%) Web Services
3 24 (10.43%) XML
4 20 (8.70%) Spring
5 19 (8.26%) .NET
5 19 (8.26%) Hibernate
6 18 (7.83%) Apache Flex
7 13 (5.65%) jQuery
7 13 (5.65%) REST
8 12 (5.22%) SOAP
9 7 (3.04%) ASP.NET
9 7 (3.04%) EDI
9 7 (3.04%) Synon Analyst Programmer
10 4 (1.74%) JSON
10 4 (1.74%) Ext JS
11 2 (0.87%) WCF
12 1 (0.43%) WPF
12 1 (0.43%) Silverlight
12 1 (0.43%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 126 (54.78%) AS400
2 87 (37.83%) iSeries
3 15 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.74%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.87%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.87%) Replication
6 2 (0.87%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.61%) Windows
2 4 (1.74%) Linux
3 3 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (17.83%) E-Commerce
2 32 (13.91%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (11.30%) SDLC
4 24 (10.43%) TDD
5 18 (7.83%) Configuration Management
6 17 (7.39%) Disaster Recovery
6 17 (7.39%) Unit Testing
7 14 (6.09%) Validation
7 14 (6.09%) Performance Management
8 13 (5.65%) SOA
9 12 (5.22%) Software Engineering
9 12 (5.22%) Mentoring
10 11 (4.78%) Automated Testing
11 10 (4.35%) ERP
12 9 (3.91%) Migration
12 9 (3.91%) Logistics
13 8 (3.48%) Line Management
14 7 (3.04%) Technical Analysis
14 7 (3.04%) Project Management
14 7 (3.04%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 83 (36.09%) SQL
2 78 (33.91%) Java
3 75 (32.61%) RPG IV
4 55 (23.91%) COBOL
5 38 (16.52%) JavaScript
6 15 (6.52%) PL/1
7 11 (4.78%) C#
8 9 (3.91%) RPG/400
9 6 (2.61%) PHP
10 5 (2.17%) VB
11 4 (1.74%) C++
11 4 (1.74%) C
12 2 (0.87%) RPG III
13 1 (0.43%) VBA
13 1 (0.43%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 11 (4.78%) Degree
2 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.61%) SLA
2 3 (1.30%) QA
3 1 (0.43%) EMIR
System Software
1 3 (1.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.74%) MOM
Vendors
1 21 (9.13%) Oracle
2 17 (7.39%) IBM
3 8 (3.48%) JD Edwards
4 6 (2.61%) Microsoft
5 5 (2.17%) Misys
6 4 (1.74%) MAPICS
6 4 (1.74%) Lotus
6 4 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.74%) BT
6 4 (1.74%) Perforce
7 2 (0.87%) VMware
7 2 (0.87%) Twitter
7 2 (0.87%) SunGard
8 1 (0.43%) Citrix
8 1 (0.43%) Cognos
8 1 (0.43%) DataCash
8 1 (0.43%) Sage
8 1 (0.43%) Telerik
8 1 (0.43%) Google
8 1 (0.43%) Infor
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