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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM RPG
Rank 419 377 424
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +47
Permanent jobs citing RPG 11 33 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.054% 0.16% 0.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.11% 0.33% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 11 33 9
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
9884 10104 11719
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 48.38% 49.93% 52.75%
Number of salaries quoted 8594 8559 10656
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 £60,000 £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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 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
Hampshire -54 6 £37,500 -6.25%
Buckinghamshire - 3 £37,500 -
Berkshire - 2 £52,500 -
RPG
England

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 27 (71.05%) HTML
2 22 (57.89%) RPG IV
3 21 (55.26%) JavaScript
4 19 (50.00%) CSS
5 16 (42.11%) SQL
6 14 (36.84%) Finance
6 14 (36.84%) AS400
7 11 (28.95%) iSeries
8 7 (18.42%) INSURE/90
9 5 (13.16%) .NET
9 5 (13.16%) DB2
9 5 (13.16%) RPG III
10 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (7.89%) TDD
11 3 (7.89%) UniData
11 3 (7.89%) LINQ to SQL
11 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (7.89%) NHibernate
11 3 (7.89%) .NET Framework
11 3 (7.89%) LINQ
11 3 (7.89%) jQuery
11 3 (7.89%) Java
11 3 (7.89%) C#
11 3 (7.89%) COBOL
11 3 (7.89%) XML
11 3 (7.89%) OOP
11 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
11 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 7 (18.42%) INSURE/90
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) DB2
2 3 (7.89%) UniData
3 1 (2.63%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Subversion
2 1 (2.63%) Dreamweaver
General
1 14 (36.84%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (63.16%) Developer
2 16 (42.11%) RPG Developer
3 11 (28.95%) AS400 Developer
4 10 (26.32%) Analyst
4 10 (26.32%) Programmer
5 8 (21.05%) Analyst Programmer
6 7 (18.42%) Senior Developer
7 5 (13.16%) Senior RPG Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Pick Developer
8 3 (7.89%) .NET Developer
8 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Test Manager
10 1 (2.63%) Business Analyst
10 1 (2.63%) Support Analyst
10 1 (2.63%) Senior Business Analyst
10 1 (2.63%) Systems Builder
10 1 (2.63%) Senior Analyst
10 1 (2.63%) Delivery Manager
10 1 (2.63%) IT Support Analyst
10 1 (2.63%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (71.05%) HTML
2 19 (50.00%) CSS
3 5 (13.16%) .NET
4 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
4 3 (7.89%) XML
4 3 (7.89%) NHibernate
4 3 (7.89%) .NET Framework
4 3 (7.89%) LINQ
4 3 (7.89%) jQuery
4 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (7.89%) LINQ to SQL
4 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (5.26%) EDI
5 2 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (36.84%) AS400
2 11 (28.95%) iSeries
3 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.26%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.63%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (7.89%) TDD
2 3 (7.89%) OOP
2 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
2 3 (7.89%) MVC
3 2 (5.26%) Test Management
3 2 (5.26%) People Management
4 1 (2.63%) Waterfall
4 1 (2.63%) Validation
4 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.63%) Project Management
4 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.63%) Change Management
4 1 (2.63%) Automated Testing
4 1 (2.63%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (57.89%) RPG IV
2 21 (55.26%) JavaScript
3 16 (42.11%) SQL
4 5 (13.16%) RPG III
5 3 (7.89%) PL/1
5 3 (7.89%) C#
5 3 (7.89%) COBOL
5 3 (7.89%) Java
6 2 (5.26%) RPG/400
7 1 (2.63%) VB
Vendors
1 2 (5.26%) IBM
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
1 2 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.63%) SAP