The table below looks at the statistics for RPG skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RPG over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG
Rank 632 654 680
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +26
Permanent jobs citing RPG 25 13 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.059% 0.029% 0.073%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.11% 0.056% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 23 5 27
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,270 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
RPG
England

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

Programming Languages Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
22955 23079 26800
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 54.35% 51.70% 54.48%
Number of salaries quoted 20212 19749 22767
Average salary £56,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.81% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

RPG
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

RPG Jobs Demand Trend in London

RPG
Salary Trend in London

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

RPG Salary Trend in London

RPG
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RPG across the London region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

RPG Salary Histogram in London

RPG
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RPG within the London region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
City of London +44 3 £48,750 -25.00%
RPG
England

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the London 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 36 (81.82%) AS400
2 20 (45.45%) iSeries
3 19 (43.18%) RPG IV
4 16 (36.36%) Finance
4 16 (36.36%) IBM
5 15 (34.09%) Java
6 14 (31.82%) SQL
7 13 (29.55%) Banking
8 9 (20.45%) DB2
8 9 (20.45%) XML
8 9 (20.45%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (20.45%) System Integration Testing
9 7 (15.91%) WebSphere
9 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (15.91%) MS Office
9 7 (15.91%) MS Visio
9 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
9 7 (15.91%) Asset Management
10 5 (11.36%) RPG/400
11 4 (9.09%) OS/400
11 4 (9.09%) J2EE
12 3 (6.82%) SOAP
12 3 (6.82%) C#
12 3 (6.82%) SOA
12 3 (6.82%) .NET
12 3 (6.82%) MQSeries
12 3 (6.82%) Middleware
12 3 (6.82%) Project Management
12 3 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (6.82%) TDD

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the London 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 7 (15.91%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.82%) MQSeries
3 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
1 7 (15.91%) MS Office
1 7 (15.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Misys Equation
2 1 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.27%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) DB2
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.82%) TeamCity
2 2 (4.55%) Eclipse
General
1 16 (36.36%) Finance
2 13 (29.55%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 38 (86.36%) Developer
2 31 (70.45%) RPG Developer
3 19 (43.18%) AS400 Developer
4 11 (25.00%) Java Developer
5 9 (20.45%) Junior
5 9 (20.45%) Junior Developer
6 5 (11.36%) Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.82%) SQL Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.55%) AS400 Support
8 2 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
9 1 (2.27%) COBOL Developer
9 1 (2.27%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 1 (2.27%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
9 1 (2.27%) Technical Business Analyst
9 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.45%) XML
2 4 (9.09%) J2EE
3 3 (6.82%) .NET
3 3 (6.82%) Hibernate
3 3 (6.82%) Middleware
3 3 (6.82%) REST
3 3 (6.82%) SOAP
4 2 (4.55%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (2.27%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 36 (81.82%) AS400
2 20 (45.45%) iSeries
3 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.55%) LPAR
4 2 (4.55%) Replication
5 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.45%) System Integration Testing
1 9 (20.45%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (15.91%) Asset Management
3 3 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (6.82%) BDD
3 3 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (6.82%) Pair Programming
3 3 (6.82%) Project Management
3 3 (6.82%) Scrum
3 3 (6.82%) SOA
3 3 (6.82%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (6.82%) TDD
3 3 (6.82%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (6.82%) Waterfall
3 3 (6.82%) Wealth Management
4 2 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (4.55%) High Availability
4 2 (4.55%) Logistics
4 2 (4.55%) Performance Management
4 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 19 (43.18%) RPG IV
2 15 (34.09%) Java
3 14 (31.82%) SQL
4 5 (11.36%) RPG/400
5 3 (6.82%) C#
6 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.55%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.55%) VBA
6 2 (4.55%) VBScript
7 1 (2.27%) C++
7 1 (2.27%) COBOL
7 1 (2.27%) Lua
7 1 (2.27%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Firmware
Vendors
1 16 (36.36%) IBM
2 2 (4.55%) JD Edwards
2 2 (4.55%) Misys
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft