The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG
Rank 234 238 209
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -29
Permanent jobs citing RPG 11 7 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.096% 0.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.28% 0.16% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 28
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £48,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,750 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-0.64% -7.73%
Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3898 4244 4502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.77% 58.47% 60.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3273 3769 4099
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
RPG
England

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
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RPG across the North West region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

RPG Salary Histogram 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 25 July 2014. 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
Lancashire - 10 £41,000 - 2
Cheshire -6 1 £31,000 -27.05%
RPG
England

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 11 (78.57%) iSeries
2 9 (64.29%) .NET
3 7 (50.00%) AS400
4 6 (42.86%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (35.71%) Degree
5 5 (35.71%) SQL
5 5 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (35.71%) Release Management
5 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
5 5 (35.71%) System Testing
6 4 (28.57%) QA
6 4 (28.57%) Waterfall
6 4 (28.57%) C#
6 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
6 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
7 2 (14.29%) RPG IV
7 2 (14.29%) French Language
7 2 (14.29%) Italian Language
8 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
8 1 (7.14%) jQuery
8 1 (7.14%) RPG/400
8 1 (7.14%) HTML5
8 1 (7.14%) JSON
8 1 (7.14%) Retail
8 1 (7.14%) Logistics
8 1 (7.14%) Finance
8 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
8 1 (7.14%) Games
8 1 (7.14%) CSS

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

General
1 2 (14.29%) French Language
1 2 (14.29%) Italian Language
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Games
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Team Leader
2 5 (35.71%) Development Team Leader
2 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Software Team Leader
3 4 (28.57%) Software Developer
3 4 (28.57%) .NET Team Leader
3 4 (28.57%) Software Development Team Leader
3 4 (28.57%) Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Analyst Programmer
3 4 (28.57%) Programmer
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (21.43%) RPG Programmer
4 3 (21.43%) RPG Analyst Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) RPG Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) .NET
2 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.14%) JSON
3 1 (7.14%) jQuery
3 1 (7.14%) HTML5
3 1 (7.14%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) XML
3 1 (7.14%) EDI
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (78.57%) iSeries
2 7 (50.00%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Requirements Analysis
2 5 (35.71%) Release Management
2 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
2 5 (35.71%) System Testing
2 5 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Logistics
4 1 (7.14%) ERP
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) RPG IV
4 1 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) IBM
Chorley, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago