The table below looks at the statistics for RPG skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RPG over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM RPG
Rank 34 14 32
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +18
Permanent jobs citing RPG 2 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.97% 7.30% 1.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.47% 22.73% 5.68%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 1
Average salary - £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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 Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
81 44 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 39.32% 32.12% 30.14%
Number of salaries quoted 68 25 63
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

RPG
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

RPG Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

RPG
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

RPG Salary Trend in the Midlands

RPG
Top 1 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 4 (100.00%) AS400

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) RPG Developer
1 4 (100.00%) AS400 Developer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) AS400