The table below looks at the statistics for RPG skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RPG over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG
Rank 430 385 420
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +35
Permanent jobs citing RPG 20 45 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.088% 0.21% 0.079%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.18% 0.43% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 18 34 14
Average salary £43,750 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,800 £38,250 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.87% -
RPG
England

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

Programming Languages Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
10871 10531 11535
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 48.06% 49.06% 50.40%
Number of salaries quoted 9199 9251 10304
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

RPG
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

RPG Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

RPG
Salary Trend in the South East

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

RPG Salary Trend in the South East

RPG
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RPG across the South East region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

RPG Salary Histogram in the South East

RPG
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RPG within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 August 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
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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
East Sussex - 13 £42,500 -
Kent -9 3 £60,000 +33.33%
Berkshire -3 2 £66,250 -1.85% 1
Surrey -7 1 £33,500 -
Hampshire -32 1 - -
RPG
England

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 24 (48.00%) RPG IV
2 19 (38.00%) HTML
2 19 (38.00%) INSURE/90
3 17 (34.00%) CSS
3 17 (34.00%) iSeries
4 16 (32.00%) RPG III
5 15 (30.00%) AS400
6 13 (26.00%) SQL
6 13 (26.00%) Finance
7 11 (22.00%) Synon
8 9 (18.00%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (12.00%) Data Modelling
9 6 (12.00%) SAS
9 6 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (12.00%) QlikView
10 5 (10.00%) JavaScript
10 5 (10.00%) Synon Analyst Programmer
11 4 (8.00%) .NET
11 4 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (6.00%) Java
12 3 (6.00%) Oracle
12 3 (6.00%) SAP
12 3 (6.00%) Web Services
12 3 (6.00%) XML
12 3 (6.00%) Windows
12 3 (6.00%) CRM
12 3 (6.00%) EDI
12 3 (6.00%) IBM
12 3 (6.00%) DataStage
12 3 (6.00%) E-business

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 6 (12.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 19 (38.00%) INSURE/90
2 1 (2.00%) ProductWriter
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (12.00%) QlikView
2 3 (6.00%) DataStage
3 2 (4.00%) DB2
3 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.00%) MySQL
4 1 (2.00%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 11 (22.00%) Synon
2 1 (2.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 13 (26.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Games
3 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (56.00%) Developer
2 26 (52.00%) RPG Developer
3 18 (36.00%) Senior Developer
4 16 (32.00%) Analyst
4 16 (32.00%) Senior RPG Developer
5 9 (18.00%) AS400 Developer
6 8 (16.00%) Programmer
7 7 (14.00%) Analyst Programmer
7 7 (14.00%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (12.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 6 (12.00%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
9 5 (10.00%) RPG Programmer
9 5 (10.00%) RPG Analyst Programmer
10 4 (8.00%) Development Manager
11 2 (4.00%) Business Analyst
12 1 (2.00%) Project Manager
12 1 (2.00%) Technical Project Manager
12 1 (2.00%) Support Analyst
12 1 (2.00%) Senior Business Analyst
12 1 (2.00%) Head of Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (38.00%) HTML
2 17 (34.00%) CSS
3 5 (10.00%) Synon Analyst Programmer
4 4 (8.00%) .NET
5 3 (6.00%) Web Services
5 3 (6.00%) XML
5 3 (6.00%) EDI
6 2 (4.00%) Velocity
7 1 (2.00%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (34.00%) iSeries
2 15 (30.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.00%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (12.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (6.00%) CRM
3 3 (6.00%) E-business
4 2 (4.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (4.00%) DSDM
5 1 (2.00%) ERP
5 1 (2.00%) Project Management
5 1 (2.00%) Change Management
5 1 (2.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.00%) High Availability
5 1 (2.00%) Validation
5 1 (2.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (2.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (48.00%) RPG IV
2 16 (32.00%) RPG III
3 13 (26.00%) SQL
4 5 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.00%) Java
6 2 (4.00%) RPG/400
7 1 (2.00%) PHP
7 1 (2.00%) VB
7 1 (2.00%) ActionScript
7 1 (2.00%) Lua
7 1 (2.00%) ActionScript 2.0
Vendors
1 4 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle
2 3 (6.00%) SAP
2 3 (6.00%) IBM
3 2 (4.00%) Cognizant
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.00%) Cognos