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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM RPG
Rank - 112 87
Permanent jobs citing RPG 0 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent - 0.082% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.14% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
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
553 692 472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 58.21% 57.05% 41.84%
Number of salaries quoted 491 551 406
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) DB2
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) NHibernate
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) LINQ
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) iSeries
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (100.00%) LINQ to SQL
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) NHibernate
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) LINQ
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (100.00%) LINQ to SQL
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) iSeries
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL