The table below looks at the statistics for RPG skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RPG over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM RPG
Rank 165 158 148
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Permanent jobs citing RPG 1 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.030% 0.40% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.060% 0.75% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 0 15 3
Average salary - £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
RPG
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1661 1987 1686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 49.82% 53.20% 55.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1017 1303 1102
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £53,050
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

RPG
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

RPG Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

RPG
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

RPG Salary Trend in Scotland

RPG
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RPG within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
Glasgow +4 1 - -
RPG
UK

RPG
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (100.00%) AS400
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
3 8 (72.73%) RPG IV
3 8 (72.73%) SDLC
4 7 (63.64%) Banking
5 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
5 6 (54.55%) Sybase
5 6 (54.55%) COBOL
5 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (36.36%) C
6 4 (36.36%) Java
6 4 (36.36%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (27.27%) BPCS
8 2 (18.18%) Investment Management
8 2 (18.18%) User Stories
8 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (18.18%) Scrum
8 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
8 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
9 1 (9.09%) Derivative
9 1 (9.09%) Degree
9 1 (9.09%) iSeries
9 1 (9.09%) MQSeries
9 1 (9.09%) ERP
9 1 (9.09%) DB2
9 1 (9.09%) MKS
9 1 (9.09%) Movex
9 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (9.09%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) BPCS
2 1 (9.09%) Movex
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) DB2
General
1 7 (63.64%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) AS400 Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Developer
3 4 (36.36%) RPG Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Analyst Programmer
3 4 (36.36%) Programmer
4 3 (27.27%) RPG Programmer
4 3 (27.27%) RPG Analyst Programmer
4 3 (27.27%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
5 2 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) DBA
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) AS400
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Derivative
3 1 (9.09%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) SDLC
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Investment Management
4 2 (18.18%) User Stories
5 1 (9.09%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) RPG IV
3 6 (54.55%) COBOL
4 4 (36.36%) Java
4 4 (36.36%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Sybase
2 1 (9.09%) MKS