The table below looks at the statistics for RPG skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RPG over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG
Rank 110 98 109
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Permanent jobs citing RPG 3 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.24% 0.32% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.41% 0.56% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 3
Median salary £71,500 £62,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.40% +56.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £66,300 £46,900 £34,800
10% offered a salary of more than £72,300 £62,500 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
730 711 897
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 58.17% 57.06% 62.77%
Number of salaries quoted 396 433 585
Median salary £41,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

RPG
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of job ads across the Glasgow region citing RPG as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 19 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT jobs citing RPG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for RPG.

1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) OS/400
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (60.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) RPG/400
2 2 (40.00%) RPG IV
2 2 (40.00%) COBOL
2 2 (40.00%) AS400
2 2 (40.00%) DB2
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) BPR
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) DB2
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Development Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Application Development Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Development Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Development Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) AS400
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) SDLC
1 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) BPR
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) COBOL
1 2 (40.00%) RPG IV
1 2 (40.00%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft