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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM RPG
Rank 610 625 607
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -18
Permanent jobs citing RPG 9 35 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.021% 0.072% 0.021%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.040% 0.13% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 7 28 4
Average salary £57,500 £45,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,870 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £53,250 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,783 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.13% +3.42%
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
22740 26749 22939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 52.67% 54.79% 53.35%
Number of salaries quoted 19452 23077 19694
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 2 June 2015.

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 2 June 2015. 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
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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 +63 7 £55,000 +29.41%
RPG
England

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 17 (62.96%) AS400
2 12 (44.44%) RPG IV
2 12 (44.44%) iSeries
3 8 (29.63%) SQL
4 5 (18.52%) Misys
4 5 (18.52%) Java
4 5 (18.52%) Misys Equation
5 4 (14.81%) RPG/400
5 4 (14.81%) Banking
5 4 (14.81%) C#
6 3 (11.11%) Change Management
6 3 (11.11%) Back Office
6 3 (11.11%) Finance
6 3 (11.11%) Degree
7 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
7 2 (7.41%) Marketing
7 2 (7.41%) SunGard GMI
7 2 (7.41%) RPG III
7 2 (7.41%) Migration
7 2 (7.41%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (7.41%) MOM
7 2 (7.41%) SunGard
7 2 (7.41%) Synon
7 2 (7.41%) C++
7 2 (7.41%) VB
7 2 (7.41%) Web Services
7 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
7 2 (7.41%) EDI
7 2 (7.41%) B2B
7 2 (7.41%) IBM

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Misys Equation
2 2 (7.41%) SunGard GMI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) DB2
1 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Synon
General
1 4 (14.81%) Banking
2 3 (11.11%) Back Office
2 3 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Marketing
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Analyst
2 9 (33.33%) Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Programmer
4 5 (18.52%) Junior
4 5 (18.52%) Analyst Programmer
4 5 (18.52%) Team Leader
4 5 (18.52%) Junior Developer
4 5 (18.52%) RPG Developer
4 5 (18.52%) AS400 Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Trainee
6 2 (7.41%) Developer Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) RPG Programmer
7 1 (3.70%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Leader
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Junior .NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Web Services
1 2 (7.41%) EDI
2 1 (3.70%) XML
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.70%) CSS
2 1 (3.70%) HTML
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (3.70%) REST
2 1 (3.70%) WCF
2 1 (3.70%) WPF
2 1 (3.70%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 17 (62.96%) AS400
2 12 (44.44%) iSeries
3 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) Hedge funds
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) UNIX
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.11%) Change Management
2 2 (7.41%) Migration
2 2 (7.41%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (7.41%) B2B
2 2 (7.41%) SDLC
2 2 (7.41%) Performance Management
3 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
3 1 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.70%) MVC
3 1 (3.70%) High Availability
3 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (3.70%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (3.70%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
3 1 (3.70%) Coaching
3 1 (3.70%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) RPG IV
2 8 (29.63%) SQL
3 5 (18.52%) Java
4 4 (14.81%) RPG/400
4 4 (14.81%) C#
5 2 (7.41%) RPG III
5 2 (7.41%) C++
5 2 (7.41%) VB
6 1 (3.70%) COBOL
6 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.70%) EMIR
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) MOM
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Misys
2 2 (7.41%) SunGard
2 2 (7.41%) IBM
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft