The table below looks at the statistics for RPG skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RPG over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM RPG
Rank 220 - 261
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing RPG 28 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.40% - 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.80% - 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 17 0 10
Average salary £50,000 - £43,500
90% offered a salary of more than £48,800 - £40,200
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,250
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -0.62%
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 North West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3509 3905 4838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 50.45% 60.20% 61.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3107 3397 4307
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

RPG
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

RPG Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

RPG
Salary Trend in the North West

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

RPG Salary Trend in the North West

RPG
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RPG within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Cheshire - 16 £53,000 -
Lancashire - 11 £50,000 - 2
Manchester - 1 - - 1
RPG
England

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 29 (72.50%) iSeries
2 24 (60.00%) Mentoring
3 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (57.50%) C#
3 23 (57.50%) .NET
4 22 (55.00%) ASP.NET
4 22 (55.00%) QA
5 20 (50.00%) SQL
6 16 (40.00%) Billing
6 16 (40.00%) Java
7 15 (37.50%) AS400
8 14 (35.00%) Waterfall
9 13 (32.50%) .NET Framework
10 11 (27.50%) Apache Flex
10 11 (27.50%) Telecoms
10 11 (27.50%) Oracle
10 11 (27.50%) DB2
11 9 (22.50%) BT
11 9 (22.50%) Degree
11 9 (22.50%) Computer Science
12 7 (17.50%) Validation
12 7 (17.50%) Web Services
12 7 (17.50%) JMS
13 5 (12.50%) Swing
13 5 (12.50%) Synon
13 5 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
13 5 (12.50%) RPG/400
14 4 (10.00%) Perforce
14 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
14 4 (10.00%) JIRA

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.00%) Confluence
2 2 (5.00%) Mule
2 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.00%) JBoss
2 2 (5.00%) Apache ServiceMix
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (27.50%) DB2
2 2 (5.00%) MySQL
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Synon
2 4 (10.00%) JIRA
3 2 (5.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (5.00%) Ant
General
1 16 (40.00%) Billing
2 11 (27.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (57.50%) Software Team Leader
1 23 (57.50%) Team Leader
2 22 (55.00%) .NET Team Leader
2 22 (55.00%) Software Development Team Leader
2 22 (55.00%) Development Team Leader
3 9 (22.50%) Production Manager
4 7 (17.50%) Delivery Manager
4 7 (17.50%) Software Manager
5 5 (12.50%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) RPG Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Software Support Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (57.50%) .NET
2 22 (55.00%) ASP.NET
3 13 (32.50%) .NET Framework
4 11 (27.50%) Apache Flex
5 7 (17.50%) Web Services
5 7 (17.50%) JMS
6 5 (12.50%) Swing
7 2 (5.00%) OpenID
7 2 (5.00%) jQuery
7 2 (5.00%) Spring
7 2 (5.00%) Hibernate
7 2 (5.00%) SAML
7 2 (5.00%) XSLT
7 2 (5.00%) CSS
7 2 (5.00%) SOAP
7 2 (5.00%) HTML
7 2 (5.00%) REST
7 2 (5.00%) MyBatis
7 2 (5.00%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (72.50%) iSeries
2 15 (37.50%) AS400
3 9 (22.50%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) UNIX
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (35.00%) Waterfall
4 7 (17.50%) Validation
5 5 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
6 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (10.00%) Product Management
7 2 (5.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.00%) AOP
7 2 (5.00%) MVC
7 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.00%) CRM
7 2 (5.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (57.50%) C#
2 20 (50.00%) SQL
3 16 (40.00%) Java
4 5 (12.50%) RPG/400
5 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.00%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (55.00%) QA
2 2 (5.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Oracle
2 9 (22.50%) BT
3 4 (10.00%) Perforce
4 2 (5.00%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.50%) Progress
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