The table below looks at the statistics for RPG skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RPG over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG
Rank 191 176 191
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +15
Permanent jobs citing RPG 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.024% 0.027% 0.046%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.046% 0.043% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £50,000 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +19.76%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
RPG
North West

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

Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2184 2301 2685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 52.11% 61.92% 62.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1929 2056 2465
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

RPG
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

RPG Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

RPG
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

RPG Salary Trend in Manchester

RPG
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (100.00%) AS400
1 1 (100.00%) iSeries
1 1 (100.00%) RPG IV

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) RPG Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
1 1 (100.00%) iSeries
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) RPG IV