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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM RPG
Rank 147 160 161
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +1
Permanent jobs citing RPG 11 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.36% 0.31% 0.031%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.70% 0.59% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 0
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,783 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.13% +3.42%
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
1561 2045 1846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 51.40% 52.14% 57.92%
Number of salaries quoted 985 1396 1128
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RPG across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

RPG Salary Histogram 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 28 May 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 +14 6 £62,500 +47.05% 2
Lanarkshire - 1 £40,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 - - 1
RPG
UK

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 16 (100.00%) AS400
2 14 (87.50%) SQL
3 13 (81.25%) RPG IV
4 10 (62.50%) SDLC
5 7 (43.75%) Banking
5 7 (43.75%) BPCS
6 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (31.25%) COBOL
6 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
6 5 (31.25%) Sybase
7 3 (18.75%) DB2
7 3 (18.75%) Java
7 3 (18.75%) C
7 3 (18.75%) iSeries
7 3 (18.75%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (12.50%) User Stories
8 2 (12.50%) Investment Management
8 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (12.50%) MQSeries
8 2 (12.50%) ERP
8 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
8 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
8 2 (12.50%) Scrum
9 1 (6.25%) Change Management
9 1 (6.25%) MKS
9 1 (6.25%) Movex
9 1 (6.25%) Finance
9 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
9 1 (6.25%) OS/400

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 2 (12.50%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (43.75%) BPCS
2 1 (6.25%) Movex
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) DB2
General
1 7 (43.75%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Analyst
2 8 (50.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 8 (50.00%) Programmer
3 6 (37.50%) Developer
3 6 (37.50%) AS400 Developer
3 6 (37.50%) RPG Programmer
3 6 (37.50%) RPG Analyst Programmer
3 6 (37.50%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
4 4 (25.00%) RPG Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst Programmer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Programmer
6 1 (6.25%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (100.00%) AS400
2 3 (18.75%) iSeries
3 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) OS/400
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) SDLC
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) User Stories
4 2 (12.50%) Investment Management
4 2 (12.50%) ERP
4 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) Web Development
5 1 (6.25%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) SQL
2 13 (81.25%) RPG IV
3 5 (31.25%) COBOL
4 3 (18.75%) Java
4 3 (18.75%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Sybase
2 1 (6.25%) MKS
2 1 (6.25%) Infor
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