The table below looks at the statistics for the RPG Programmer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RPG Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RPG Programmer
Rank 887 926 903
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -23
Permanent jobs requiring an RPG Programmer 48 11 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.010% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.011% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 48 11 34
Average salary £40,000 £30,565 £47,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.86% -35.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £30,565 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+30.86% -38.87%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

RPG Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing RPG Programmer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

RPG Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

RPG Programmer
Salary Trend

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

RPG Programmer Salary Trend in the UK

RPG Programmer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RPG Programmer over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 within the UK.

RPG Programmer Salary Histogram in the UK

RPG Programmer
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RPG Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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 +63 47 £40,000 +18.51%
North West - 14 £40,000 -
Cheshire - 14 £40,000 -
West Midlands - 12 £37,500 -
East Midlands - 7 £37,500 -
Staffordshire - 6 £35,000 -
South East +19 5 £42,500 +13.33%
Midlands - 5 £38,500 -
Kent - 5 £42,500 -
South West -9 4 £41,000 +36.66%
Leicestershire - 4 £50,000 -
Birmingham - 4 £50,000 -
Wiltshire - 4 £41,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £32,500 -

RPG Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited RPG Programmer in their job title 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 with RPG Programmer in their job title.

1 89 (100.00%) RPG
2 63 (70.79%) RPG IV
3 56 (62.92%) AS400
4 44 (49.44%) iSeries
5 35 (39.33%) SQL
6 28 (31.46%) Finance
7 18 (20.22%) Retail
8 14 (15.73%) EDI
9 11 (12.36%) XML
9 11 (12.36%) DB2
10 9 (10.11%) JD Edwards
11 8 (8.99%) FTP
11 8 (8.99%) COBOL
12 7 (7.87%) HTML
12 7 (7.87%) CSS
12 7 (7.87%) Project Management
13 6 (6.74%) Web Services
13 6 (6.74%) .NET
13 6 (6.74%) C#
13 6 (6.74%) Banking
13 6 (6.74%) RPG/400
14 5 (5.62%) ASP.NET
14 5 (5.62%) PHP
14 5 (5.62%) Cognos
15 4 (4.49%) RPG III
15 4 (4.49%) Business Analysis
16 3 (3.37%) Java
16 3 (3.37%) Oracle
16 3 (3.37%) Driving Licence
17 2 (2.25%) Change Control

RPG Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited RPG Programmer in their job title 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 with RPG Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (1.12%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Misys Equation
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.99%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.36%) DB2
2 1 (1.12%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.12%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Synon
General
1 28 (31.46%) Finance
2 18 (20.22%) Retail
3 6 (6.74%) Banking
4 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.73%) EDI
2 11 (12.36%) XML
3 7 (7.87%) CSS
3 7 (7.87%) HTML
4 6 (6.74%) .NET
4 6 (6.74%) Web Services
5 5 (5.62%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.25%) Synon Analyst Programmer
7 1 (1.12%) ADO.NET
7 1 (1.12%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 56 (62.92%) AS400
2 44 (49.44%) iSeries
3 3 (3.37%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.25%) Windows
2 1 (1.12%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (7.87%) Project Management
2 4 (4.49%) Business Analysis
3 2 (2.25%) Change Control
3 2 (2.25%) ERP
3 2 (2.25%) PDM
4 1 (1.12%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (1.12%) Information Security
4 1 (1.12%) Migration
4 1 (1.12%) SDLC
4 1 (1.12%) Structured Programming
4 1 (1.12%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (1.12%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 89 (100.00%) RPG
2 63 (70.79%) RPG IV
3 35 (39.33%) SQL
4 8 (8.99%) COBOL
5 6 (6.74%) C#
5 6 (6.74%) RPG/400
6 5 (5.62%) PHP
7 4 (4.49%) RPG III
8 3 (3.37%) Java
9 2 (2.25%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.12%) R
10 1 (1.12%) VBA
Vendors
1 9 (10.11%) JD Edwards
2 5 (5.62%) Cognos
3 3 (3.37%) Oracle
4 2 (2.25%) JDA
4 2 (2.25%) SAP
5 1 (1.12%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.12%) Misys