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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RPG Programmer
Rank 880 920 870
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -50
Permanent jobs requiring an RPG Programmer 25 27 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.023% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.024% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 25 25 3
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%

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
103199 113344 103481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.54% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 85203 93021 86182
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 2 July 2015 within the UK.

RPG Programmer Salary Histogram in the UK

RPG Programmer
Top 12 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 2 July 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 +52 16 £41,000 +17.98%
South West -11 12 £42,000 +68.00%
Wales - 9 £33,173 -
Cardiff - 9 £33,173 -
South Wales - 9 £33,173 -
Gloucestershire - 7 £42,000 -
Bath +22 5 £40,000 +33.33%
Somerset +16 5 £40,000 +60.00%
West Midlands - 3 £40,000 -
Birmingham - 3 £40,000 -
City of London +54 1 £57,500 +35.29%
London +30 1 £57,500 +31.42%

RPG Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 40 (100.00%) RPG
2 32 (80.00%) RPG IV
3 29 (72.50%) AS400
4 24 (60.00%) Finance
5 21 (52.50%) iSeries
6 19 (47.50%) SDLC
7 17 (42.50%) SQL
8 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
9 10 (25.00%) CSS
9 10 (25.00%) HTML
10 7 (17.50%) Synon
10 7 (17.50%) Synon Analyst Programmer
11 6 (15.00%) BPCS
11 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (15.00%) Banking
12 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
12 5 (12.50%) Scrum
12 5 (12.50%) Web Services
12 5 (12.50%) DB2
12 5 (12.50%) RPG/400
12 5 (12.50%) Unit Testing
12 5 (12.50%) INSURE/90
12 5 (12.50%) Degree
13 3 (7.50%) WebSphere
13 3 (7.50%) Ext JS
13 3 (7.50%) Java
13 3 (7.50%) Oracle
13 3 (7.50%) JD Edwards
14 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
14 2 (5.00%) Systems Analysis

RPG Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (15.00%) BPCS
2 5 (12.50%) INSURE/90
3 1 (2.50%) Misys Equation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Synon
General
1 24 (60.00%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Banking
3 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.50%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.00%) HTML
1 10 (25.00%) CSS
2 7 (17.50%) Synon Analyst Programmer
3 5 (12.50%) Web Services
4 3 (7.50%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (72.50%) AS400
2 21 (52.50%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) SDLC
2 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (12.50%) Scrum
3 5 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 2 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (5.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.50%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (2.50%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) RPG
2 32 (80.00%) RPG IV
3 17 (42.50%) SQL
4 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (12.50%) RPG/400
6 3 (7.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle
1 3 (7.50%) JD Edwards
2 1 (2.50%) Misys