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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG
Rank 99 91 69
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -22
Permanent jobs citing RPG 1 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.090% 0.56% 1.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.14% 0.81% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.35%
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
725 737 476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 65.61% 68.43% 53.72%
Number of salaries quoted 401 452 333
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 22 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 (100.00%) AS400
2 2 (50.00%) COBOL
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Sybase
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) SAP ERP
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (25.00%) RPG/400
3 1 (25.00%) RPG IV

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) AS400 Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) RPG Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst Developer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) COBOL
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) RPG/400
2 1 (25.00%) RPG IV
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Sybase
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) IBM