The table below looks at the statistics for RPG skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RPG over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG
Rank 92 94 74
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -20
Permanent jobs citing RPG 6 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.59% 0.59% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.20% 1.02% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 1
Average salary £31,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,900
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.82%
RPG
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
498 685 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 48.59% 57.66% 50.20%
Number of salaries quoted 436 620 341
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 Kent

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

RPG Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

RPG
Salary Trend in Kent

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

RPG Salary Trend in Kent

RPG
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RPG across the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

RPG Salary Histogram in Kent

RPG
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RPG within the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Dartford +2 4 £30,500 +8.92%
Whitstable - 2 £60,000 -
RPG
South East

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) DB2
3 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) RPG IV
4 3 (42.86%) LINQ to SQL
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (42.86%) Subversion
4 3 (42.86%) iSeries
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (42.86%) C#
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 3 (42.86%) CSS
4 3 (42.86%) .NET
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) OOP
4 3 (42.86%) EDI
4 3 (42.86%) IBM
4 3 (42.86%) AS400
4 3 (42.86%) MVC
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) NHibernate
4 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
4 3 (42.86%) LINQ
4 3 (42.86%) jQuery
5 2 (28.57%) INSURE/90
5 2 (28.57%) FTP
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) INSURE/90
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) DB2
2 1 (14.29%) Pentaho
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) Dreamweaver
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Programmer
4 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) IT Support
4 1 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) EDI
2 3 (42.86%) NHibernate
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
2 3 (42.86%) LINQ
2 3 (42.86%) jQuery
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (42.86%) LINQ to SQL
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) AS400
1 3 (42.86%) iSeries
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) OOP
1 3 (42.86%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) RPG IV
3 3 (42.86%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) RPG/400
5 1 (14.29%) PHP
5 1 (14.29%) VB
5 1 (14.29%) ActionScript
5 1 (14.29%) ActionScript 2.0
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Cognos