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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG
Rank 423 418 436
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +18
Permanent jobs citing RPG 18 33 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.082% 0.15% 0.069%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.17% 0.30% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 13 30 12
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
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
10333 10820 12382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 47.29% 49.97% 53.08%
Number of salaries quoted 8869 9180 11275
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Hampshire -43 11 £37,500 -6.25%
Kent -2 3 £30,500 -18.66%
Berkshire - 2 £57,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £37,500 -
RPG
England

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 31 (79.49%) HTML
2 22 (56.41%) CSS
3 21 (53.85%) RPG IV
3 21 (53.85%) JavaScript
4 15 (38.46%) SQL
5 13 (33.33%) AS400
5 13 (33.33%) iSeries
5 13 (33.33%) Finance
6 11 (28.21%) INSURE/90
7 8 (20.51%) RPG III
8 5 (12.82%) DB2
9 4 (10.26%) XML
10 3 (7.69%) .NET
10 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET
10 3 (7.69%) C#
10 3 (7.69%) OOP
10 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
10 3 (7.69%) MVC
10 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (7.69%) Subversion
10 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (7.69%) NHibernate
10 3 (7.69%) .NET Framework
10 3 (7.69%) LINQ
10 3 (7.69%) jQuery
10 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (7.69%) LINQ to SQL
10 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (5.13%) Data Structures

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Business Applications
1 11 (28.21%) INSURE/90
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) DB2
2 2 (5.13%) UniData
3 1 (2.56%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Subversion
2 1 (2.56%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (2.56%) Synon
General
1 13 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (66.67%) Developer
2 19 (48.72%) RPG Developer
3 10 (25.64%) AS400 Developer
3 10 (25.64%) Analyst
3 10 (25.64%) Senior Developer
4 9 (23.08%) Programmer
5 8 (20.51%) Senior RPG Developer
6 7 (17.95%) Analyst Programmer
7 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (7.69%) .NET Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Business Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Pick Developer
9 1 (2.56%) IT Support
9 1 (2.56%) Designer
9 1 (2.56%) Systems Builder
9 1 (2.56%) Support Analyst
9 1 (2.56%) IT Support Analyst
9 1 (2.56%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (79.49%) HTML
2 22 (56.41%) CSS
3 4 (10.26%) XML
4 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (7.69%) .NET
4 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET
4 3 (7.69%) NHibernate
4 3 (7.69%) .NET Framework
4 3 (7.69%) LINQ
4 3 (7.69%) jQuery
4 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (7.69%) LINQ to SQL
5 2 (5.13%) Web Services
5 2 (5.13%) EDI
6 1 (2.56%) Synon Analyst Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (33.33%) AS400
1 13 (33.33%) iSeries
2 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.56%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (7.69%) OOP
1 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (7.69%) MVC
2 2 (5.13%) Validation
2 2 (5.13%) Change Management
2 2 (5.13%) TDD
2 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
3 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (2.56%) Project Management
3 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
3 1 (2.56%) Business Analysis
3 1 (2.56%) Waterfall
3 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (53.85%) JavaScript
1 21 (53.85%) RPG IV
2 15 (38.46%) SQL
3 8 (20.51%) RPG III
4 3 (7.69%) C#
5 2 (5.13%) COBOL
5 2 (5.13%) Java
5 2 (5.13%) PL/1
5 2 (5.13%) RPG/400
6 1 (2.56%) Lua
6 1 (2.56%) VB
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) IBM
3 1 (2.56%) SAP