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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM RPG
Rank 98 102 85
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -17
Permanent jobs citing RPG 1 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.090% 0.089% 0.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.15% 0.17% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 7
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.57% -4.37%
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
661 594 639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 59.76% 52.94% 61.15%
Number of salaries quoted 597 528 539
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) AS400
2 5 (71.43%) iSeries
2 5 (71.43%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) ERP
3 4 (57.14%) MAPICS
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
4 2 (28.57%) Replication
4 2 (28.57%) Banking
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) WCF
5 1 (14.29%) LINQ
5 1 (14.29%) jQuery
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (14.29%) HTML5
5 1 (14.29%) CSS3
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (14.29%) Kendo UI
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (14.29%) DataCash
5 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) Telerik
5 1 (14.29%) Subversion
5 1 (14.29%) Sage
5 1 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) SQL

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) IT Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) AS400 Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) ERP Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) WCF
1 1 (14.29%) LINQ
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (14.29%) HTML5
1 1 (14.29%) CSS3
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (14.29%) Kendo UI
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) AS400
2 5 (71.43%) iSeries
3 2 (28.57%) Replication
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ERP
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) MAPICS
2 1 (14.29%) Sage
2 1 (14.29%) Telerik
2 1 (14.29%) DataCash