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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG
Rank 419 377 434
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +57
Permanent jobs citing RPG 21 49 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.095% 0.23% 0.058%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.20% 0.48% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 17 43 8
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,900 £37,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £40,400 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,900
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.82%
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
10328 10311 11395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 46.94% 48.81% 50.57%
Number of salaries quoted 8652 9090 10163
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 September 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 September 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 - 9 £42,500 -
Hampshire -28 6 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Kent -6 3 £60,000 +60.00%
Berkshire +1 2 £50,000 -9.09%
Surrey - 1 £33,500 -
RPG
England

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 25 (53.19%) HTML
2 24 (51.06%) RPG IV
3 20 (42.55%) CSS
4 19 (40.43%) INSURE/90
5 18 (38.30%) iSeries
6 16 (34.04%) RPG III
7 14 (29.79%) AS400
8 12 (25.53%) Finance
9 11 (23.40%) SQL
9 11 (23.40%) Synon
10 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
11 6 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (10.64%) Synon Analyst Programmer
13 4 (8.51%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (8.51%) .NET
13 4 (8.51%) XML
14 3 (6.38%) Windows
14 3 (6.38%) SAP
14 3 (6.38%) Oracle
14 3 (6.38%) Java
14 3 (6.38%) DataStage
14 3 (6.38%) IBM
14 3 (6.38%) CRM
14 3 (6.38%) EDI
14 3 (6.38%) Data Modelling
14 3 (6.38%) SAS
14 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (6.38%) QlikView
14 3 (6.38%) E-business
15 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3 (6.38%) SAS
Business Applications
1 19 (40.43%) INSURE/90
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) DataStage
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (6.38%) QlikView
2 2 (4.26%) DB2
2 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.13%) MySQL
3 1 (2.13%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 11 (23.40%) Synon
2 1 (2.13%) Dreamweaver
General
1 12 (25.53%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (59.57%) Developer
2 26 (55.32%) RPG Developer
3 18 (38.30%) Senior Developer
4 16 (34.04%) Senior RPG Developer
5 14 (29.79%) Analyst
6 9 (19.15%) AS400 Developer
7 8 (17.02%) Programmer
8 7 (14.89%) Analyst Programmer
9 5 (10.64%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (8.51%) Development Manager
10 4 (8.51%) RPG Programmer
10 4 (8.51%) RPG Analyst Programmer
11 3 (6.38%) Business Analyst
11 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 3 (6.38%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
12 2 (4.26%) Senior Business Analyst
13 1 (2.13%) Support Analyst
13 1 (2.13%) Head of Development
13 1 (2.13%) IT Support
13 1 (2.13%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (53.19%) HTML
2 20 (42.55%) CSS
3 5 (10.64%) Synon Analyst Programmer
4 4 (8.51%) XML
4 4 (8.51%) .NET
5 3 (6.38%) EDI
6 2 (4.26%) Velocity
6 2 (4.26%) Web Services
7 1 (2.13%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (38.30%) iSeries
2 14 (29.79%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (6.38%) CRM
2 3 (6.38%) Data Modelling
2 3 (6.38%) E-business
3 2 (4.26%) Validation
3 2 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (4.26%) DSDM
3 2 (4.26%) Change Management
3 2 (4.26%) Waterfall
3 2 (4.26%) Coaching
4 1 (2.13%) High Availability
4 1 (2.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.13%) ERP
4 1 (2.13%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (51.06%) RPG IV
2 16 (34.04%) RPG III
3 11 (23.40%) SQL
4 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.38%) Java
6 2 (4.26%) RPG/400
7 1 (2.13%) PHP
7 1 (2.13%) VB
7 1 (2.13%) ActionScript
7 1 (2.13%) Lua
7 1 (2.13%) ActionScript 2.0
Vendors
1 4 (8.51%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle
2 3 (6.38%) SAP
2 3 (6.38%) IBM
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.26%) Cognizant
4 1 (2.13%) Cognos