The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG
Rank 154 163 160
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Permanent jobs citing RPG 14 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.35% 0.097% 0.029%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.70% 0.17% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 1
Average salary £35,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,400 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -1.62%
Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2004 1803 1631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 50.75% 58.22% 46.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1366 1054 1273
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
RPG
UK

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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -14 4 £40,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
RPG
UK

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 18 (94.74%) SQL
2 16 (84.21%) Finance
3 12 (63.16%) DB2
3 12 (63.16%) RPG IV
4 11 (57.89%) Change Management
5 8 (42.11%) iSeries
6 3 (15.79%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (15.79%) OS/400
6 3 (15.79%) FTP
6 3 (15.79%) ODBC
6 3 (15.79%) COBOL
7 2 (10.53%) ITIL
7 2 (10.53%) UNIX
7 2 (10.53%) Windows
7 2 (10.53%) Linux
7 2 (10.53%) Mainframe
7 2 (10.53%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
7 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (5.26%) AS400
8 1 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (5.26%) Animation
8 1 (5.26%) System Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.26%) Mobile Games
8 1 (5.26%) Games
8 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (5.26%) Banking
8 1 (5.26%) Java
8 1 (5.26%) SQL Server

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) DB2
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (84.21%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Games
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Analyst
2 9 (47.37%) Analyst Programmer
2 9 (47.37%) Programmer
2 9 (47.37%) RPG Programmer
2 9 (47.37%) RPG Analyst Programmer
3 4 (21.05%) Developer
4 3 (15.79%) RPG Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Animator
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.26%) AS400 Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Support Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Support Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.26%) Support Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) iSeries
2 2 (10.53%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.26%) AS400
3 1 (5.26%) Animation
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) OS/400
2 2 (10.53%) UNIX
2 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Change Management
2 3 (15.79%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) System Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) SQL
2 12 (63.16%) RPG IV
3 3 (15.79%) COBOL
4 1 (5.26%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Sybase