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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG
Rank 17 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing RPG 3 16 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.63% 6.35% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.71% 17.20% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 0
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,900
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.82%
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
28 93 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 24.56% 36.90% 34.20%
Number of salaries quoted 12 67 36
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 2 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 16 (100.00%) AS400
1 16 (100.00%) RPG IV

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 16 (100.00%) Developer
1 16 (100.00%) RPG Developer
1 16 (100.00%) AS400 Developer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (100.00%) AS400
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) RPG IV