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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG
Rank 613 605 593
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -12
Permanent jobs citing RPG 13 23 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.028% 0.052% 0.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.055% 0.094% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4 21 26
Average salary £73,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £58,350 £45,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,900
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.82%
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
23831 24469 27659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 52.05% 54.98% 54.92%
Number of salaries quoted 20496 21000 24438
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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
Uxbridge - 1 £72,000 -
RPG
England

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 28 (60.87%) SQL
2 27 (58.70%) RPG IV
3 25 (54.35%) AS400
4 23 (50.00%) iSeries
5 14 (30.43%) Java
6 10 (21.74%) HTML
6 10 (21.74%) Python
6 10 (21.74%) Time Management
7 9 (19.57%) Grails
7 9 (19.57%) Java EE
7 9 (19.57%) Ruby
7 9 (19.57%) Sybase ASE
7 9 (19.57%) Statistics
7 9 (19.57%) Groovy
7 9 (19.57%) Reference Data
7 9 (19.57%) AccuRev
7 9 (19.57%) Machine Learning
7 9 (19.57%) ParAccel
7 9 (19.57%) Dependency Injection
7 9 (19.57%) Front Office
7 9 (19.57%) Reuters
7 9 (19.57%) Bloomberg
7 9 (19.57%) Project Management
7 9 (19.57%) Finance
7 9 (19.57%) Hibernate
7 9 (19.57%) Sybase IQ
7 9 (19.57%) Equities
7 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (19.57%) Spring
7 9 (19.57%) OOD

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 9 (19.57%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.52%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.35%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.17%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) Sybase IQ
1 9 (19.57%) Sybase ASE
2 6 (13.04%) DB2
3 1 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (19.57%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (19.57%) Front Office
1 9 (19.57%) Finance
2 8 (17.39%) Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (43.48%) Developer
2 10 (21.74%) Programmer
3 9 (19.57%) Analyst
3 9 (19.57%) Java Developer
3 9 (19.57%) Analyst Programmer
4 7 (15.22%) AS400 Developer
5 5 (10.87%) RPG Programmer
5 5 (10.87%) Junior .NET Developer
5 5 (10.87%) .NET Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Junior Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Junior
6 4 (8.70%) RPG Developer
6 4 (8.70%) RPG Analyst Programmer
7 2 (4.35%) Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Administrator
8 1 (2.17%) Release Manager
8 1 (2.17%) Support Team Leader
8 1 (2.17%) Analyst Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.17%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.74%) HTML
2 9 (19.57%) XML
2 9 (19.57%) XSLT
2 9 (19.57%) Hibernate
2 9 (19.57%) Spring
2 9 (19.57%) JSP
2 9 (19.57%) Java EE
2 9 (19.57%) Grails
3 7 (15.22%) .NET
4 1 (2.17%) J2EE
4 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.17%) JSF
4 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (54.35%) AS400
2 23 (50.00%) iSeries
3 9 (19.57%) Equities
3 9 (19.57%) Statistics
3 9 (19.57%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.17%) Replication
4 1 (2.17%) LPAR
4 1 (2.17%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Linux
1 2 (4.35%) i5/OS
2 1 (2.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) Time Management
2 9 (19.57%) Dependency Injection
2 9 (19.57%) Machine Learning
2 9 (19.57%) UML
2 9 (19.57%) OO
2 9 (19.57%) OOD
2 9 (19.57%) SOA
2 9 (19.57%) Project Management
2 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (4.35%) Investment Management
4 1 (2.17%) Line Management
4 1 (2.17%) Coaching
4 1 (2.17%) Dependency Management
4 1 (2.17%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.17%) Performance Management
4 1 (2.17%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (2.17%) Software Engineering
4 1 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 28 (60.87%) SQL
2 27 (58.70%) RPG IV
3 14 (30.43%) Java
4 10 (21.74%) Python
5 9 (19.57%) Ruby
5 9 (19.57%) Groovy
5 9 (19.57%) Perl
6 3 (6.52%) COBOL
7 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.17%) C
7 1 (2.17%) C#
7 1 (2.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) HNC
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) Oracle
1 9 (19.57%) Sybase
1 9 (19.57%) JBoss
1 9 (19.57%) Reuters
1 9 (19.57%) Bloomberg
1 9 (19.57%) AccuRev
1 9 (19.57%) ParAccel
2 8 (17.39%) IBM
3 1 (2.17%) Fiserv
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