The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG
Rank 102 84 70
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -14
Permanent jobs citing RPG 1 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.089% 0.77% 0.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.17% 1.25% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 5
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £38,250 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-4.37% -4.76%
Programming Languages Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
593 639 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 52.85% 61.15% 55.31%
Number of salaries quoted 527 539 403
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
RPG
South East

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 23 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) RPG IV
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) AS400
2 1 (50.00%) EDIFACT
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Pentaho
2 1 (50.00%) ActionScript 2.0
2 1 (50.00%) ActionScript
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Cognos
2 1 (50.00%) EDI
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) OS/400
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) IBM

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Pentaho
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) RPG Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) RPG Analyst Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) EDIFACT
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) RPG IV
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) ActionScript 2.0
2 1 (50.00%) ActionScript
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cognos
1 1 (50.00%) IBM