The table below looks at the statistics for RPG skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RPG over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG
Rank 154 157 168
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Permanent jobs citing RPG 4 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.14% 0.35% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.28% 0.67% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 12
Median salary £71,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+58.88% +28.57%
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1427 1643 2059
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 49.81% 52.18% 50.88%
Number of salaries quoted 837 1027 1409
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.91%

RPG
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing RPG as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RPG within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -2 4 £71,500 +14.40%
RPG
UK

RPG
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT jobs citing RPG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for RPG.

1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) OS/400
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (60.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) RPG/400
2 2 (40.00%) RPG IV
2 2 (40.00%) COBOL
2 2 (40.00%) AS400
2 2 (40.00%) DB2
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) BPR
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) DB2
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Development Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Application Development Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Development Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Development Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) AS400
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) SDLC
1 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) BPR
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) COBOL
1 2 (40.00%) RPG IV
1 2 (40.00%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft