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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM RPG
Rank 229 208 216
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +8
Permanent jobs citing RPG 18 28 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.29% 0.48% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.54% 0.86% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 16 18 4
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +38.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,400 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.89%
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
3330 3259 3236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 54.03% 56.27% 59.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2850 2855 2901
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £48,546
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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
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 17 April 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
Somerset -1 7 £40,000 +48.14%
Devon - 6 £37,500 - 1
Avon - 3 £30,000 - 1
Dorset - 2 - -
RPG
England

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 22 (68.75%) AS400
2 19 (59.38%) RPG IV
3 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 8 (25.00%) SQL
4 8 (25.00%) COBOL
4 8 (25.00%) iSeries
5 7 (21.88%) C#
5 7 (21.88%) .NET
5 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (18.75%) TDD
6 6 (18.75%) UniData
6 6 (18.75%) Java
6 6 (18.75%) E-Commerce
7 5 (15.63%) Ext JS
7 5 (15.63%) CSS
7 5 (15.63%) HTML
8 4 (12.50%) Finance
8 4 (12.50%) Web Services
8 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
9 2 (6.25%) C
9 2 (6.25%) DB2
9 2 (6.25%) VB.NET
9 2 (6.25%) Pascal
9 2 (6.25%) Banking
9 2 (6.25%) Retail
9 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
9 2 (6.25%) Mathematics
9 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
9 2 (6.25%) Release Management
9 2 (6.25%) Twitter

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) ProductWriter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) UniData
2 2 (6.25%) DB2
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
2 2 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Developer
2 11 (34.38%) Programmer
3 9 (28.13%) Analyst
3 9 (28.13%) Analyst Programmer
4 8 (25.00%) AS400 Developer
5 6 (18.75%) Pick Developer
5 6 (18.75%) Systems Developer
6 5 (15.63%) Team Leader
6 5 (15.63%) Development Team Leader
7 2 (6.25%) Applications Support Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Applications Support
7 2 (6.25%) RPG Programmer
8 1 (3.13%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) .NET
2 5 (15.63%) CSS
2 5 (15.63%) HTML
2 5 (15.63%) Ext JS
3 4 (12.50%) Web Services
3 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (68.75%) AS400
2 8 (25.00%) iSeries
3 2 (6.25%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (18.75%) TDD
2 6 (18.75%) E-Commerce
3 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
3 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
3 2 (6.25%) Release Management
4 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) RPG IV
2 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 8 (25.00%) SQL
3 8 (25.00%) COBOL
4 7 (21.88%) C#
5 6 (18.75%) Java
6 2 (6.25%) C
6 2 (6.25%) VB.NET
6 2 (6.25%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Twitter
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Infor
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