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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG
Rank 225 164 -
Rank change year-on-year
-61 -
Permanent jobs citing RPG 10 50 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.16% 0.95% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.29% 1.63% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 31 0
Average salary £46,250 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.62% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.35%
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 West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3447 3059 3011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 54.80% 58.05% 54.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2993 2757 2701
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

RPG
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

RPG Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

RPG
Salary Trend in the South West

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

RPG Salary Trend in the South West

RPG
Salary Histogram in the South West

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

RPG Salary Histogram in the South West

RPG
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RPG within the South West region over the 3 months to 21 October 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
Wiltshire - 6 £47,500 -
Gloucestershire -18 4 £28,517 -32.90%
RPG
England

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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%) RPG IV
2 21 (55.26%) AS400
2 21 (55.26%) HTML
2 21 (55.26%) CSS
3 18 (47.37%) JavaScript
4 16 (42.11%) SQL
5 15 (39.47%) Finance
6 10 (26.32%) iSeries
7 7 (18.42%) INSURE/90
8 6 (15.79%) Web Services
8 6 (15.79%) Data Extraction
8 6 (15.79%) RPG III
9 5 (13.16%) Java
10 4 (10.53%) C#
10 4 (10.53%) VB.NET
10 4 (10.53%) .NET
10 4 (10.53%) Pascal
10 4 (10.53%) COBOL
10 4 (10.53%) ProductWriter
10 4 (10.53%) HTML5
11 3 (7.89%) Systems Analysis
11 3 (7.89%) Ext JS
11 3 (7.89%) SoapUI
11 3 (7.89%) Automated Testing
11 3 (7.89%) Ajax
11 3 (7.89%) Project Planning
11 3 (7.89%) Selenium
11 3 (7.89%) jQuery
11 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
11 3 (7.89%) SOAP

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (18.42%) INSURE/90
2 4 (10.53%) ProductWriter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) SoapUI
1 3 (7.89%) Selenium
2 1 (2.63%) Synon
2 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (39.47%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (68.42%) Developer
2 20 (52.63%) RPG Developer
3 14 (36.84%) AS400 Developer
4 12 (31.58%) Programmer
5 9 (23.68%) Senior Developer
6 7 (18.42%) Analyst Programmer
6 7 (18.42%) Analyst
7 6 (15.79%) RPG Programmer
8 5 (13.16%) Senior RPG Developer
9 3 (7.89%) RPG Analyst Programmer
9 3 (7.89%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
10 1 (2.63%) Graduate
10 1 (2.63%) Junior
10 1 (2.63%) Java Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Junior Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Senior Java Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Graduate Developer
10 1 (2.63%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (55.26%) HTML
1 21 (55.26%) CSS
2 6 (15.79%) Web Services
3 4 (10.53%) .NET
3 4 (10.53%) HTML5
4 3 (7.89%) Ext JS
4 3 (7.89%) Ajax
4 3 (7.89%) jQuery
4 3 (7.89%) SOAP
5 1 (2.63%) XML
5 1 (2.63%) J2EE
5 1 (2.63%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.63%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 21 (55.26%) AS400
2 10 (26.32%) iSeries
3 6 (15.79%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (7.89%) Systems Analysis
1 3 (7.89%) Automated Testing
1 3 (7.89%) Project Planning
1 3 (7.89%) RAD
2 1 (2.63%) OO
2 1 (2.63%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 27 (71.05%) RPG IV
2 18 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 16 (42.11%) SQL
4 6 (15.79%) RPG III
5 5 (13.16%) Java
6 4 (10.53%) C#
6 4 (10.53%) VB.NET
6 4 (10.53%) Pascal
6 4 (10.53%) COBOL
7 1 (2.63%) C++
7 1 (2.63%) RPG/400
Vendors
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
Somerset
Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago