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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RPG Programmer
Rank 880 914 888
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -26
Permanent jobs requiring an RPG Programmer 20 30 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.025% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.026% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 20 27 4
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%

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
105334 114534 105198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.73%
Number of salaries quoted 86166 92849 87525
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 21 April 2015 within the UK.

RPG Programmer Salary Histogram in the UK

RPG Programmer
Top 10 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 21 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
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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
Cardiff - 10 £45,000 -
South Wales - 10 £45,000 -
Wales - 10 £45,000 -
Scotland +18 6 £45,000 +28.57%
England +36 4 £40,000 -5.88%
Somerset +5 3 £40,000 +60.00%
Bath +5 3 £40,000 +60.00%
South West -14 3 £40,000 +60.00%
London +40 1 £43,175 -17.76%
City of London +26 1 £43,175 +1.58%

RPG Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 27 (100.00%) RPG
2 22 (81.48%) RPG IV
3 20 (74.07%) AS400
4 14 (51.85%) SQL
5 13 (48.15%) Finance
5 13 (48.15%) iSeries
6 7 (25.93%) Web Services
7 6 (22.22%) BPCS
7 6 (22.22%) Banking
7 6 (22.22%) Degree
8 5 (18.52%) INSURE/90
8 5 (18.52%) RPG/400
8 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
8 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
9 4 (14.81%) ETL
9 4 (14.81%) XML
9 4 (14.81%) Migration
9 4 (14.81%) Data Migration
10 3 (11.11%) Ext JS
10 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (11.11%) HTML
10 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
10 3 (11.11%) CSS
11 2 (7.41%) Advertising
12 1 (3.70%) DB2
12 1 (3.70%) Misys
12 1 (3.70%) Scrum
12 1 (3.70%) Misys Equation
12 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
12 1 (3.70%) Retail

RPG Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 6 (22.22%) BPCS
2 5 (18.52%) INSURE/90
3 1 (3.70%) Misys Equation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) DB2
General
1 13 (48.15%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Banking
3 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
4 2 (7.41%) Advertising
5 1 (3.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) Web Services
2 4 (14.81%) XML
3 3 (11.11%) Ext JS
3 3 (11.11%) HTML
3 3 (11.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (74.07%) AS400
2 13 (48.15%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
2 4 (14.81%) Data Migration
2 4 (14.81%) ETL
2 4 (14.81%) Migration
3 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.70%) Scrum
4 1 (3.70%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) RPG
2 22 (81.48%) RPG IV
3 14 (51.85%) SQL
4 5 (18.52%) RPG/400
5 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Misys