The table below looks at the statistics for RPG skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RPG over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM RPG
Rank 102 99 96
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Permanent jobs citing RPG 5 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.40% 0.31% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.74% 0.47% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 2
Average salary £43,000 £40,500 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.17% +31.70%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
RPG
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
673 843 801
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 54.36% 65.25% 65.33%
Number of salaries quoted 388 547 545
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

RPG
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing RPG across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

RPG Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

RPG
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RPG across the Glasgow region.

RPG Salary Trend in Glasgow

RPG
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 7 (100.00%) AS400
1 7 (100.00%) Banking
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) Sybase
2 6 (85.71%) COBOL
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) RPG IV
3 5 (71.43%) SDLC
4 4 (57.14%) Java
4 4 (57.14%) Technical Analysis
4 4 (57.14%) C
5 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (28.57%) User Stories
5 2 (28.57%) Investment Management
5 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) Scrum
6 1 (14.29%) DB2
6 1 (14.29%) MQSeries
6 1 (14.29%) MKS
6 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
6 1 (14.29%) iSeries
6 1 (14.29%) Derivative

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 1 (14.29%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) DB2
General
1 7 (100.00%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
1 5 (71.43%) AS400 Developer
2 4 (57.14%) RPG Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) DBA
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) AS400
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Derivative
3 1 (14.29%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) SDLC
3 4 (57.14%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Investment Management
4 2 (28.57%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) COBOL
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) RPG IV
3 4 (57.14%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) C
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Sybase
2 1 (14.29%) MKS