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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG
Rank 800 683 790
Rank change year-on-year
-117 +107
Permanent jobs citing RPG 79 151 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.074% 0.15% 0.088%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.15% 0.29% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 65 109 61
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £32,000 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,900
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.82%
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
54311 52273 59262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 50.88% 53.15% 54.21%
Number of salaries quoted 46000 45419 52387
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 East -41 20 £42,500 +6.25%
North West -1 17 £47,000 - 3
South West -39 17 £37,500 -6.25%
London -37 15 £72,000 +44.00% 1
East Midlands -12 4 £43,000 +23.74%
Midlands +4 3 £42,500 +21.42%
East of England -20 1 £41,250 -8.33%
West Midlands -33 1 £40,000 -
Yorkshire -34 1 £32,500 - 1
RPG
UK

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 119 (57.77%) RPG IV
2 99 (48.06%) AS400
3 95 (46.12%) SQL
4 82 (39.81%) iSeries
5 65 (31.55%) HTML
6 49 (23.79%) CSS
7 40 (19.42%) .NET
8 38 (18.45%) Finance
9 36 (17.48%) JavaScript
10 29 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
10 29 (14.08%) INSURE/90
11 27 (13.11%) Java
12 23 (11.17%) C#
13 22 (10.68%) RPG III
14 21 (10.19%) QA
15 19 (9.22%) XML
16 17 (8.25%) ASP.NET
16 17 (8.25%) OO
16 17 (8.25%) Waterfall
17 16 (7.77%) Mentoring
17 16 (7.77%) IBM
18 15 (7.28%) Web Services
19 14 (6.80%) Degree
20 13 (6.31%) Synon
20 13 (6.31%) Oracle
20 13 (6.31%) .NET Framework
21 12 (5.83%) Business Intelligence
22 11 (5.34%) Project Management
22 11 (5.34%) Banking
22 11 (5.34%) Spring

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 11 (5.34%) Tomcat
2 4 (1.94%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.46%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.46%) IIS
3 3 (1.46%) SAS
4 2 (0.97%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (2.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 29 (14.08%) INSURE/90
2 2 (0.97%) ProductWriter
3 1 (0.49%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.46%) FTP
1 3 (1.46%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.85%) DB2
2 9 (4.37%) Sybase IQ
2 9 (4.37%) Sybase ASE
3 8 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (3.40%) SQL Server
5 5 (2.43%) SAP Data Services
5 5 (2.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (2.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (2.43%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.46%) QlikView
6 3 (1.46%) DataStage
7 2 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.49%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.49%) MySQL
8 1 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (6.31%) Synon
2 10 (4.85%) Eclipse
3 4 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.46%) Selenium
4 3 (1.46%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.49%) Dreamweaver
General
1 38 (18.45%) Finance
2 11 (5.34%) Banking
3 9 (4.37%) Front Office
4 4 (1.94%) Retail
5 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.49%) Back Office
5 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.49%) Automotive
5 1 (0.49%) Legal
5 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.49%) Games
Job Titles
1 112 (54.37%) Developer
2 66 (32.04%) RPG Developer
3 57 (27.67%) Programmer
4 54 (26.21%) Analyst
5 49 (23.79%) AS400 Developer
6 45 (21.84%) Analyst Programmer
7 32 (15.53%) Senior Developer
8 23 (11.17%) RPG Programmer
9 21 (10.19%) Senior RPG Developer
10 18 (8.74%) Senior Analyst
11 17 (8.25%) Team Leader
12 15 (7.28%) RPG Analyst Programmer
12 15 (7.28%) Software Team Leader
13 14 (6.80%) Development Team Leader
14 13 (6.31%) Senior Analyst Programmer
14 13 (6.31%) Senior Programmer
14 13 (6.31%) Software Development Team Leader
14 13 (6.31%) .NET Team Leader
15 11 (5.34%) Java Developer
16 7 (3.40%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (31.55%) HTML
2 49 (23.79%) CSS
3 40 (19.42%) .NET
4 19 (9.22%) XML
5 17 (8.25%) ASP.NET
6 15 (7.28%) Web Services
7 13 (6.31%) .NET Framework
8 11 (5.34%) Spring
8 11 (5.34%) Hibernate
9 10 (4.85%) Grails
9 10 (4.85%) Java EE
9 10 (4.85%) XSLT
9 10 (4.85%) JSP
10 8 (3.88%) Ext JS
11 6 (2.91%) jQuery
11 6 (2.91%) Ajax
11 6 (2.91%) Synon Analyst Programmer
12 5 (2.43%) HTML5
13 3 (1.46%) SOAP
13 3 (1.46%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 99 (48.06%) AS400
2 82 (39.81%) iSeries
3 9 (4.37%) Equities
3 9 (4.37%) Statistics
3 9 (4.37%) Reference Data
4 6 (2.91%) Data Extraction
5 4 (1.94%) FMCG
6 3 (1.46%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.46%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.46%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.49%) LPAR
7 1 (0.49%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.49%) Replication
7 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.46%) Windows
1 3 (1.46%) Linux
2 2 (0.97%) i5/OS
3 1 (0.49%) UNIX
3 1 (0.49%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (8.25%) OO
2 17 (8.25%) Waterfall
3 16 (7.77%) Mentoring
4 12 (5.83%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (5.34%) Project Management
5 11 (5.34%) Time Management
6 10 (4.85%) Release Management
6 10 (4.85%) Dependency Injection
6 10 (4.85%) UML
6 10 (4.85%) OOD
6 10 (4.85%) SOA
7 9 (4.37%) Machine Learning
8 7 (3.40%) System Testing
8 7 (3.40%) Unit Testing
9 6 (2.91%) Migration
9 6 (2.91%) Software Engineering
9 6 (2.91%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (2.43%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (2.43%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 119 (57.77%) RPG IV
2 95 (46.12%) SQL
3 36 (17.48%) JavaScript
4 27 (13.11%) Java
5 23 (11.17%) C#
6 22 (10.68%) RPG III
7 10 (4.85%) Groovy
7 10 (4.85%) Python
8 9 (4.37%) Perl
8 9 (4.37%) Ruby
9 6 (2.91%) VB
9 6 (2.91%) COBOL
10 5 (2.43%) VB6
10 5 (2.43%) Delphi
10 5 (2.43%) VB.NET
10 5 (2.43%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.94%) C
12 3 (1.46%) RPG/400
13 2 (0.97%) Pascal
13 2 (0.97%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (6.80%) Degree
2 10 (4.85%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.19%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 16 (7.77%) IBM
2 13 (6.31%) Oracle
3 10 (4.85%) AccuRev
3 10 (4.85%) JBoss
4 9 (4.37%) Sybase
4 9 (4.37%) SAP
4 9 (4.37%) Microsoft
4 9 (4.37%) Reuters
4 9 (4.37%) Bloomberg
4 9 (4.37%) ParAccel
5 5 (2.43%) Business Objects
5 5 (2.43%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.97%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.49%) Fiserv
7 1 (0.49%) Cognos
7 1 (0.49%) Progress
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