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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG
Rank 95 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing RPG 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.46% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.87% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £42,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
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
573 608 666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 52.28% 58.46% 58.01%
Number of salaries quoted 499 544 579
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 18 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 5 (83.33%) Web Services
1 5 (83.33%) AS400
1 5 (83.33%) Banking
2 4 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) OCR
3 1 (16.67%) Android
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (16.67%) ABBYY
3 1 (16.67%) Presales
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) DB2
3 1 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) Business Development
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) Kofax

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
General
1 5 (83.33%) Banking
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst Programmer
1 5 (83.33%) Programmer
1 5 (83.33%) RPG Analyst Programmer
1 5 (83.33%) RPG Programmer
2 4 (66.67%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
2 4 (66.67%) AS400 Programmer
2 4 (66.67%) Financial Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Service Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) AS400
2 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Business Development
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) OCR
2 1 (16.67%) Presales
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) ABBYY
1 1 (16.67%) IBM
1 1 (16.67%) Kofax
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft