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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM RPG
Rank 620 625 596
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -29
Permanent jobs citing RPG 14 35 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.031% 0.072% 0.029%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.061% 0.13% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 6 26 5
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,588 £45,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,400
% change year-on-year
- +9.89%
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
23120 26464 24552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 51.78% 54.36% 54.39%
Number of salaries quoted 19799 22461 21174
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 £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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
(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 +23 4 £65,000 +33.33%
RPG
England

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 18 (69.23%) AS400
2 12 (46.15%) iSeries
2 12 (46.15%) RPG IV
3 8 (30.77%) SQL
4 6 (23.08%) Java
5 5 (19.23%) Misys Equation
5 5 (19.23%) C#
5 5 (19.23%) Misys
6 4 (15.38%) Finance
6 4 (15.38%) Banking
6 4 (15.38%) RPG/400
7 3 (11.54%) Degree
7 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
7 3 (11.54%) QA
7 3 (11.54%) Change Management
7 3 (11.54%) .NET
7 3 (11.54%) XML
8 2 (7.69%) UML
8 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
8 2 (7.69%) ERP
8 2 (7.69%) IBM
8 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
8 2 (7.69%) C++
8 2 (7.69%) SOAP
8 2 (7.69%) SAP
8 2 (7.69%) Synon
8 2 (7.69%) JD Edwards
8 2 (7.69%) Project Management
8 2 (7.69%) Marketing
8 2 (7.69%) Systems Analysis

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (3.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Misys Equation
2 2 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (3.85%) SunGard GMI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) DB2
1 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Synon
1 2 (7.69%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
1 4 (15.38%) Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Back Office
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Developer
3 6 (23.08%) AS400 Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Team Leader
4 5 (19.23%) Junior Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Junior
5 4 (15.38%) Programmer
5 4 (15.38%) RPG Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Trainee
6 3 (11.54%) Analyst Programmer
7 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Developer Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Junior .NET Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Technical Leader
8 1 (3.85%) RPG Programmer
8 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) .NET
1 3 (11.54%) XML
2 2 (7.69%) SOAP
2 2 (7.69%) XML Messaging
3 1 (3.85%) WCF
3 1 (3.85%) WPF
3 1 (3.85%) Silverlight
3 1 (3.85%) REST
3 1 (3.85%) HTML
3 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.85%) CSS
3 1 (3.85%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (69.23%) AS400
2 12 (46.15%) iSeries
3 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
4 2 (7.69%) Hedge funds
5 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) UNIX
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.54%) Change Management
2 2 (7.69%) UML
2 2 (7.69%) ERP
2 2 (7.69%) Project Management
2 2 (7.69%) Migration
2 2 (7.69%) Scrum
2 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (7.69%) Resource Management
2 2 (7.69%) Performance Management
2 2 (7.69%) Agile Project Management
2 2 (7.69%) User Stories
2 2 (7.69%) E-business
2 2 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (3.85%) MVC
3 1 (3.85%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
3 1 (3.85%) Coaching
3 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (3.85%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) RPG IV
2 8 (30.77%) SQL
3 6 (23.08%) Java
4 5 (19.23%) C#
5 4 (15.38%) RPG/400
6 2 (7.69%) RPG III
6 2 (7.69%) C++
7 1 (3.85%) COBOL
7 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Misys
2 2 (7.69%) SAP
2 2 (7.69%) IBM
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) JD Edwards
3 1 (3.85%) SunGard