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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG
Rank 152 152 153
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing RPG 14 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.39% 0.26% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.73% 0.48% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 4
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,900
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.82%
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
1908 1679 1714
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 53.24% 54.37% 52.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1234 1099 1148
Average salary £39,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.62% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,440 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 17 September 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
Glasgow -18 1 - -
RPG
UK

RPG
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 27 (90.00%) SQL
2 26 (86.67%) RPG IV
3 25 (83.33%) DB2
3 25 (83.33%) Change Management
4 6 (20.00%) Finance
5 4 (13.33%) AS400
6 2 (6.67%) COBOL
6 2 (6.67%) Java
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
6 2 (6.67%) Sybase
6 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.67%) Banking
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (3.33%) C
7 1 (3.33%) SAP
7 1 (3.33%) Windows
7 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
7 1 (3.33%) ERP
7 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
7 1 (3.33%) IBM
7 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
7 1 (3.33%) Mobile Games
7 1 (3.33%) Games
7 1 (3.33%) Animation
7 1 (3.33%) SAP ERP
7 1 (3.33%) SAP Implementation
7 1 (3.33%) RPG/400

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (83.33%) DB2
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (90.00%) Analyst
2 25 (83.33%) Analyst Programmer
2 25 (83.33%) Programmer
2 25 (83.33%) RPG Programmer
2 25 (83.33%) RPG Analyst Programmer
3 3 (10.00%) Developer
3 3 (10.00%) AS400 Developer
4 1 (3.33%) Animator
4 1 (3.33%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (3.33%) RPG Developer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) AS400
2 1 (3.33%) Mobile Games
2 1 (3.33%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (83.33%) Change Management
2 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (3.33%) ERP
3 1 (3.33%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 27 (90.00%) SQL
2 26 (86.67%) RPG IV
3 2 (6.67%) COBOL
3 2 (6.67%) Java
4 1 (3.33%) RPG/400
4 1 (3.33%) C
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Sybase
2 1 (3.33%) SAP
2 1 (3.33%) IBM
Scotland
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