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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM RPG
Rank 178 185 189
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Permanent jobs citing RPG 1 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.027% 0.076% 0.049%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.050% 0.13% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 2
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
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
1996 2303 2442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 52.94% 58.01% 60.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1752 2010 2197
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RPG within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Bolton +3 1 £40,000 -
RPG
North West

RPG
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) iSeries
2 1 (50.00%) RPG IV
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) AS400
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) RPG Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) iSeries
2 1 (50.00%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) RPG IV