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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM RPG
Rank 100 110 95
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Permanent jobs citing RPG 3 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.24% 0.29% 0.093%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.42% 0.46% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 0
Average salary £62,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,400
% change year-on-year
- +9.89%
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
707 879 747
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 57.15% 63.24% 69.62%
Number of salaries quoted 428 564 396
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RPG across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

RPG Salary Histogram in Glasgow

RPG
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) AS400
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) DB2
2 3 (60.00%) RPG IV
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) COBOL
3 2 (40.00%) User Stories
3 2 (40.00%) Investment Management
3 2 (40.00%) iSeries
3 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (40.00%) MQSeries
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Sybase
3 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) MKS
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (20.00%) FTP
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Derivative
4 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (20.00%) System Testing

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 2 (40.00%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) DB2
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) AS400 Developer
3 1 (20.00%) RPG Developer
3 1 (20.00%) DBA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) AS400
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) iSeries
4 1 (20.00%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Investment Management
1 2 (40.00%) User Stories
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) RPG IV
3 2 (40.00%) COBOL
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Sybase
2 1 (20.00%) MKS
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: £Excellent salary
Posted: 1 hour ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: DOE
Posted: 2 days ago