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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG
Rank 786 722 760
Rank change year-on-year
-64 +38
Permanent jobs citing RPG 88 128 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.082% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.16% 0.24% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 72 85 77
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
54951 52643 59855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 51.25% 52.96% 54.28%
Number of salaries quoted 46503 45622 52916
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 August 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 28 August 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 -35 23 £37,500 +4.16%
South East -52 19 £42,500 +6.25%
London -2 16 £67,500 +35.00%
North West -15 15 £47,000 +21.29% 3
Midlands +6 6 £42,500 +21.42%
East Midlands -10 5 £43,000 +23.74%
Yorkshire - 2 £32,500 -
West Midlands -10 1 £40,000 -
East of England -16 1 £41,250 +10.00%
RPG
UK

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 137 (59.31%) RPG IV
2 123 (53.25%) AS400
3 100 (43.29%) SQL
4 86 (37.23%) iSeries
5 64 (27.71%) HTML
6 48 (20.78%) Finance
7 46 (19.91%) CSS
8 34 (14.72%) .NET
9 33 (14.29%) Java
9 33 (14.29%) JavaScript
10 29 (12.55%) INSURE/90
11 24 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
12 22 (9.52%) XML
12 22 (9.52%) RPG III
13 20 (8.66%) OO
14 19 (8.23%) C#
15 18 (7.79%) Project Management
16 17 (7.36%) Banking
16 17 (7.36%) Degree
16 17 (7.36%) QA
17 16 (6.93%) Web Services
17 16 (6.93%) IBM
18 15 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
18 15 (6.49%) Oracle
19 14 (6.06%) Waterfall
20 13 (5.63%) Spring
20 13 (5.63%) Tomcat
20 13 (5.63%) Synon
20 13 (5.63%) Hibernate
21 12 (5.19%) JBoss

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (5.63%) Tomcat
2 6 (2.60%) SAS
3 4 (1.73%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.73%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.30%) MQSeries
5 2 (0.87%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (2.60%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 29 (12.55%) INSURE/90
2 4 (1.73%) Misys Midas
3 3 (1.30%) ProductWriter
4 2 (0.87%) Misys Equation
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.30%) FTP
2 2 (0.87%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 11 (4.76%) DB2
2 9 (3.90%) Sybase ASE
2 9 (3.90%) Sybase IQ
3 7 (3.03%) SQL Server
4 6 (2.60%) QlikView
5 5 (2.16%) SAP Data Services
5 5 (2.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.16%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.30%) DataStage
7 2 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.43%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (5.63%) Synon
2 12 (5.19%) Eclipse
3 4 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.30%) SoapUI
4 3 (1.30%) Selenium
5 1 (0.43%) Dreamweaver
General
1 48 (20.78%) Finance
2 17 (7.36%) Banking
3 9 (3.90%) Front Office
4 5 (2.16%) Retail
5 3 (1.30%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.87%) Games
6 2 (0.87%) French Language
6 2 (0.87%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.43%) Back Office
7 1 (0.43%) Automotive
7 1 (0.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 123 (53.25%) Developer
2 76 (32.90%) RPG Developer
3 67 (29.00%) Programmer
4 65 (28.14%) Analyst
5 58 (25.11%) AS400 Developer
6 51 (22.08%) Analyst Programmer
7 32 (13.85%) Senior Developer
8 28 (12.12%) RPG Programmer
9 21 (9.09%) Senior RPG Developer
9 21 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
10 18 (7.79%) Team Leader
10 18 (7.79%) RPG Analyst Programmer
11 13 (5.63%) Senior Programmer
11 13 (5.63%) Senior Analyst Programmer
11 13 (5.63%) Java Developer
12 12 (5.19%) Development Team Leader
13 11 (4.76%) Software Team Leader
14 9 (3.90%) Software Development Team Leader
14 9 (3.90%) .NET Team Leader
15 8 (3.46%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (27.71%) HTML
2 46 (19.91%) CSS
3 34 (14.72%) .NET
4 22 (9.52%) XML
5 16 (6.93%) Web Services
6 13 (5.63%) Spring
6 13 (5.63%) Hibernate
7 12 (5.19%) JSP
7 12 (5.19%) XSLT
7 12 (5.19%) Java EE
7 12 (5.19%) Grails
8 11 (4.76%) ASP.NET
9 9 (3.90%) .NET Framework
10 8 (3.46%) Ext JS
11 6 (2.60%) jQuery
11 6 (2.60%) Synon Analyst Programmer
12 5 (2.16%) HTML5
12 5 (2.16%) Ajax
13 4 (1.73%) EDI
14 3 (1.30%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 123 (53.25%) AS400
2 86 (37.23%) iSeries
3 9 (3.90%) Statistics
3 9 (3.90%) Reference Data
3 9 (3.90%) Equities
4 6 (2.60%) Data Extraction
5 5 (2.16%) Mathematics
5 5 (2.16%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.73%) FMCG
7 2 (0.87%) Replication
8 1 (0.43%) LPAR
8 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.30%) Windows
1 3 (1.30%) Linux
2 2 (0.87%) i5/OS
3 1 (0.43%) OS/400
3 1 (0.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (8.66%) OO
3 18 (7.79%) Project Management
4 15 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (6.06%) Waterfall
6 12 (5.19%) UML
6 12 (5.19%) OOD
6 12 (5.19%) SOA
6 12 (5.19%) Dependency Injection
6 12 (5.19%) Time Management
7 10 (4.33%) Release Management
8 9 (3.90%) Machine Learning
9 7 (3.03%) Unit Testing
9 7 (3.03%) System Testing
9 7 (3.03%) Software Engineering
10 6 (2.60%) Data Modelling
10 6 (2.60%) Migration
10 6 (2.60%) Systems Analysis
10 6 (2.60%) Requirements Analysis
11 5 (2.16%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 137 (59.31%) RPG IV
2 100 (43.29%) SQL
3 33 (14.29%) Java
3 33 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 22 (9.52%) RPG III
5 19 (8.23%) C#
6 12 (5.19%) Groovy
7 10 (4.33%) Python
8 9 (3.90%) Ruby
8 9 (3.90%) Perl
9 7 (3.03%) Delphi
10 6 (2.60%) VB
10 6 (2.60%) C
10 6 (2.60%) COBOL
10 6 (2.60%) RPG/400
11 5 (2.16%) VB6
11 5 (2.16%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.73%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.87%) Pascal
14 1 (0.43%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 17 (7.36%) Degree
2 12 (5.19%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.36%) QA
2 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.43%) SLA
Vendors
1 16 (6.93%) IBM
2 15 (6.49%) Oracle
3 12 (5.19%) JBoss
3 12 (5.19%) AccuRev
4 9 (3.90%) ParAccel
4 9 (3.90%) Microsoft
4 9 (3.90%) Sybase
4 9 (3.90%) SAP
4 9 (3.90%) Reuters
4 9 (3.90%) Bloomberg
5 5 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (2.16%) Business Objects
6 2 (0.87%) Cognizant
6 2 (0.87%) Misys
6 2 (0.87%) Fiserv
7 1 (0.43%) LANSA
7 1 (0.43%) Cognos
7 1 (0.43%) Progress
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