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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG
Rank 233 243 257
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +14
Permanent jobs citing RPG 17 1 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.015% 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.45% 0.024% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 12
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.95%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
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
3798 4185 4942
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 51.55% 61.62% 61.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3333 3645 4454
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £25,500 £24,500
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 19 December 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 - 11 £50,000 - 3
Cheshire - 5 - -
Manchester -14 1 - -
RPG
England

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 31 (91.18%) iSeries
2 27 (79.41%) .NET
3 25 (73.53%) C#
3 25 (73.53%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (70.59%) Mentoring
4 24 (70.59%) ASP.NET
4 24 (70.59%) QA
5 23 (67.65%) SQL
6 19 (55.88%) Waterfall
7 18 (52.94%) .NET Framework
8 12 (35.29%) AS400
9 7 (20.59%) Degree
10 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
10 5 (14.71%) Billing
10 5 (14.71%) Web Services
10 5 (14.71%) JMS
10 5 (14.71%) Java
10 5 (14.71%) BT
11 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
11 3 (8.82%) Technical Analysis
11 3 (8.82%) RPG/400
11 3 (8.82%) RPG IV
11 3 (8.82%) Swing
11 3 (8.82%) Synon
12 2 (5.88%) JIRA
12 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
12 2 (5.88%) SAML
12 2 (5.88%) Hibernate
12 2 (5.88%) Spring
12 2 (5.88%) XSLT

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.88%) JBoss
1 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
1 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
1 2 (5.88%) Mule
1 2 (5.88%) Confluence
1 2 (5.88%) Apache ServiceMix
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) MySQL
1 2 (5.88%) DB2
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Synon
2 2 (5.88%) JIRA
2 2 (5.88%) Ant
2 2 (5.88%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (14.71%) Billing
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (76.47%) Team Leader
2 25 (73.53%) Development Team Leader
2 25 (73.53%) Software Team Leader
3 24 (70.59%) .NET Team Leader
3 24 (70.59%) Software Development Team Leader
4 3 (8.82%) Software Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.94%) RPG Programmer
6 1 (2.94%) RPG Analyst Programmer
6 1 (2.94%) Java Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) RPG Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (2.94%) Programmer
6 1 (2.94%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (79.41%) .NET
2 24 (70.59%) ASP.NET
3 18 (52.94%) .NET Framework
4 5 (14.71%) JMS
4 5 (14.71%) Web Services
5 3 (8.82%) Swing
6 2 (5.88%) HTML
6 2 (5.88%) XSLT
6 2 (5.88%) CSS
6 2 (5.88%) SOAP
6 2 (5.88%) SAML
6 2 (5.88%) Hibernate
6 2 (5.88%) Spring
6 2 (5.88%) Apache Flex
6 2 (5.88%) jQuery
6 2 (5.88%) OpenID
6 2 (5.88%) REST
6 2 (5.88%) LESS
6 2 (5.88%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 31 (91.18%) iSeries
2 12 (35.29%) AS400
3 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) UNIX
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (73.53%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (70.59%) Mentoring
3 19 (55.88%) Waterfall
4 3 (8.82%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.88%) AOP
5 2 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (5.88%) Release Management
5 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
5 2 (5.88%) System Testing
5 2 (5.88%) Product Management
5 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.88%) CRM
5 2 (5.88%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 25 (73.53%) C#
2 23 (67.65%) SQL
3 5 (14.71%) Java
4 3 (8.82%) RPG/400
4 3 (8.82%) RPG IV
5 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (70.59%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) BT
2 2 (5.88%) Perforce
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle
2 2 (5.88%) TIBCO
3 1 (2.94%) Progress
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Posted: 3 days ago
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