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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG
Rank 236 - 236
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing RPG 18 0 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% - 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.45% - 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 18 0 12
Average salary £47,000 - £39,000
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 North West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
4007 4022 4322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.71% 60.04% 59.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3389 3544 3861
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 £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 1 October 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 - 18 £47,000 - 3
RPG
England

RPG
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 21 (95.45%) iSeries
2 20 (90.91%) .NET
3 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (68.18%) C#
3 15 (68.18%) Waterfall
4 14 (63.64%) Mentoring
4 14 (63.64%) ASP.NET
4 14 (63.64%) .NET Framework
4 14 (63.64%) SQL
4 14 (63.64%) QA
5 5 (22.73%) Degree
5 5 (22.73%) Release Management
5 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
5 5 (22.73%) System Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (22.73%) AS400
5 5 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (9.09%) RPG IV
7 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
7 1 (4.55%) Back Office
7 1 (4.55%) Finance
7 1 (4.55%) CSS
7 1 (4.55%) Progress
7 1 (4.55%) IBM
7 1 (4.55%) HTML
7 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
7 1 (4.55%) HTML5

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.55%) Back Office
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Team Leader
2 16 (72.73%) Software Team Leader
3 15 (68.18%) Development Team Leader
4 14 (63.64%) .NET Team Leader
4 14 (63.64%) Software Development Team Leader
5 5 (22.73%) Senior Software Developer
5 5 (22.73%) Senior Developer
5 5 (22.73%) Software Developer
5 5 (22.73%) Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (9.09%) Programmer
6 2 (9.09%) RPG Programmer
6 2 (9.09%) RPG Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (90.91%) .NET
2 14 (63.64%) ASP.NET
2 14 (63.64%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.55%) CSS
3 1 (4.55%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 21 (95.45%) iSeries
2 5 (22.73%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (68.18%) Waterfall
2 14 (63.64%) Mentoring
3 5 (22.73%) Release Management
3 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
3 5 (22.73%) System Testing
3 5 (22.73%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) C#
2 14 (63.64%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) RPG IV
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (63.64%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Progress
1 1 (4.55%) IBM
Chorley, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago