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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG
Rank 611 597 580
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -17
Permanent jobs citing RPG 16 13 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.034% 0.029% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.065% 0.053% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 30
Average salary £67,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £45,000 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £78,500 £63,800 £70,000
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
24757 24476 27945
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 52.76% 54.72% 55.21%
Number of salaries quoted 21316 20883 24669
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 £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 1 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 1 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
City of London +3 2 £58,750 -11.65%
RPG
England

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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 32 (62.75%) AS400
2 31 (60.78%) SQL
2 31 (60.78%) RPG IV
3 27 (52.94%) iSeries
4 17 (33.33%) Java
5 13 (25.49%) HTML
5 13 (25.49%) Project Management
6 12 (23.53%) Hibernate
6 12 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (23.53%) Oracle
6 12 (23.53%) XML
6 12 (23.53%) XSLT
6 12 (23.53%) HNC
6 12 (23.53%) UML
6 12 (23.53%) OO
6 12 (23.53%) JBoss
6 12 (23.53%) Tomcat
6 12 (23.53%) OOD
6 12 (23.53%) SOA
6 12 (23.53%) Eclipse
6 12 (23.53%) JSP
6 12 (23.53%) AccuRev
6 12 (23.53%) Groovy
6 12 (23.53%) Dependency Injection
6 12 (23.53%) Spring
6 12 (23.53%) Java EE
6 12 (23.53%) Grails
6 12 (23.53%) Time Management
7 11 (21.57%) Finance
8 10 (19.61%) Python

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 12 (23.53%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.88%) MQSeries
2 3 (5.88%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Misys Midas
2 1 (1.96%) Misys Equation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.96%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.65%) Sybase IQ
1 9 (17.65%) Sybase ASE
2 6 (11.76%) DB2
3 1 (1.96%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (23.53%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (21.57%) Finance
2 9 (17.65%) Banking
2 9 (17.65%) Front Office
3 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
3 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (41.18%) Developer
2 12 (23.53%) Java Developer
3 11 (21.57%) Programmer
4 10 (19.61%) Analyst
5 9 (17.65%) Analyst Programmer
6 7 (13.73%) AS400 Developer
7 6 (11.76%) RPG Programmer
8 5 (9.80%) Junior Developer
8 5 (9.80%) Junior .NET Developer
8 5 (9.80%) Junior
8 5 (9.80%) .NET Developer
9 4 (7.84%) RPG Developer
9 4 (7.84%) RPG Analyst Programmer
10 3 (5.88%) Team Leader
11 2 (3.92%) Administrator
11 2 (3.92%) Consultant
12 1 (1.96%) Systems Administrator
12 1 (1.96%) Development Manager
12 1 (1.96%) Applications Support
12 1 (1.96%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.49%) HTML
2 12 (23.53%) JSP
2 12 (23.53%) XML
2 12 (23.53%) XSLT
2 12 (23.53%) Hibernate
2 12 (23.53%) Spring
2 12 (23.53%) Java EE
2 12 (23.53%) Grails
3 6 (11.76%) .NET
4 1 (1.96%) J2EE
4 1 (1.96%) Web Services
4 1 (1.96%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 32 (62.75%) AS400
2 27 (52.94%) iSeries
3 9 (17.65%) Equities
3 9 (17.65%) Statistics
3 9 (17.65%) Reference Data
4 2 (3.92%) Replication
5 1 (1.96%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.92%) Linux
1 2 (3.92%) i5/OS
2 1 (1.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) Project Management
2 12 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (23.53%) UML
2 12 (23.53%) OO
2 12 (23.53%) OOD
2 12 (23.53%) SOA
2 12 (23.53%) Time Management
2 12 (23.53%) Dependency Injection
3 9 (17.65%) Machine Learning
4 3 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (3.92%) Investment Management
6 1 (1.96%) Migration
6 1 (1.96%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.96%) Waterfall
6 1 (1.96%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (60.78%) SQL
1 31 (60.78%) RPG IV
2 17 (33.33%) Java
3 12 (23.53%) Groovy
4 10 (19.61%) Python
5 9 (17.65%) Ruby
5 9 (17.65%) Perl
6 3 (5.88%) COBOL
7 1 (1.96%) C
7 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.96%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 12 (23.53%) HNC
Vendors
1 12 (23.53%) Oracle
1 12 (23.53%) JBoss
1 12 (23.53%) AccuRev
2 9 (17.65%) Reuters
2 9 (17.65%) Bloomberg
2 9 (17.65%) Sybase
2 9 (17.65%) ParAccel
3 8 (15.69%) IBM
4 1 (1.96%) Misys
4 1 (1.96%) Fiserv
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago