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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG
Rank 443 456 412
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -44
Permanent jobs citing RPG 5 11 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.026% 0.053% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.050% 0.11% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 31
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
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
10090 10038 10073
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 52.35% 48.08% 50.09%
Number of salaries quoted 8987 8756 8516
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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
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 8 February 2016. 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
Kent - 5 £42,500 -
RPG
England

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 15 (75.00%) AS400
2 13 (65.00%) Finance
3 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (45.00%) CSS
3 9 (45.00%) HTML
4 5 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 5 (25.00%) Banking
4 5 (25.00%) Web Services
5 4 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (10.00%) COBOL
6 2 (10.00%) iSeries
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.00%) PL/1
7 1 (5.00%) JD Edwards
7 1 (5.00%) FTP
7 1 (5.00%) IBM
7 1 (5.00%) Java
7 1 (5.00%) DB2
7 1 (5.00%) MS Office
7 1 (5.00%) UML
7 1 (5.00%) RUP
7 1 (5.00%) TDD
7 1 (5.00%) UniData
7 1 (5.00%) Retail
7 1 (5.00%) Data Management
7 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
7 1 (5.00%) Kofax

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) DB2
1 1 (5.00%) UniData
General
1 13 (65.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) AS400 Developer
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
2 9 (45.00%) RPG Developer
3 8 (40.00%) Analyst
4 6 (30.00%) Analyst Programmer
4 6 (30.00%) Programmer
4 6 (30.00%) RPG Analyst Programmer
4 6 (30.00%) RPG Programmer
5 4 (20.00%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
5 4 (20.00%) AS400 Programmer
5 4 (20.00%) Financial Analyst
5 4 (20.00%) Service Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) CSS
1 9 (45.00%) HTML
2 5 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (75.00%) AS400
2 2 (10.00%) iSeries
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.00%) Business Development
3 1 (5.00%) Change Control
3 1 (5.00%) Data Management
3 1 (5.00%) OCR
3 1 (5.00%) Presales
3 1 (5.00%) RUP
3 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.00%) TDD
3 1 (5.00%) UML
3 1 (5.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) COBOL
4 1 (5.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) PL/1
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) ABBYY
2 1 (5.00%) IBM
2 1 (5.00%) JD Edwards
2 1 (5.00%) Kofax