The table below looks at the statistics for RPG III skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RPG III over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM RPG III
Rank 890 896 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing RPG III 3 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.010% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.005% 0.019% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 0
Average salary £39,500 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.05% -
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £42,500 -
% change year-on-year
-7.05% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
56069 58584 55979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.20% 51.05% 52.70%
Number of salaries quoted 47893 49120 48140
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

RPG III
Jobs Demand Trend

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

RPG III Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

RPG III
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RPG III within the UK.

RPG III Salary Trend in the UK

RPG III
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RPG III within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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
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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
England -4 3 £39,500 -7.05%
Leicester - 3 £39,500 -
Leicestershire - 3 £39,500 -
East Midlands - 3 £39,500 -

RPG III
Top 19 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing RPG III 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 III.

1 5 (100.00%) RPG
1 5 (100.00%) AS400
1 5 (100.00%) iSeries
1 5 (100.00%) RPG IV
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) JD Edwards
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Synon
3 2 (40.00%) Marketing
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) RPG/400
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Systems Analysis

RPG III
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing RPG III 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 III. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Synon
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) AS400 Developer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) AS400
1 5 (100.00%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) RPG
1 5 (100.00%) RPG IV
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) RPG/400
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) JD Edwards
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft