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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG
Rank - 177 182
Permanent jobs citing RPG 0 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.074% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.12% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 5
Average salary - £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.75% -
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
2231 2419 2388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 54.91% 59.94% 62.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1894 2155 2174
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 20 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 2 (66.67%) AS400
1 2 (66.67%) French Language
1 2 (66.67%) Italian Language
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) iSeries
2 1 (33.33%) RPG/400
2 1 (33.33%) RPG IV
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Games
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Logistics
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) EDI
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) SLA

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

General
1 2 (66.67%) French Language
1 2 (66.67%) Italian Language
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Games
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst Programmer
1 2 (66.67%) Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) RPG Developer
2 1 (33.33%) RPG Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) RPG Analyst Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) EDI
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) AS400
2 1 (33.33%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Logistics
1 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) RPG/400
1 1 (33.33%) RPG IV
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA