The table below looks at the statistics for RPG skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RPG over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM RPG
Rank 718 692 752
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +60
Permanent jobs citing RPG 140 175 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.27% 0.32% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 103 142 52
Average salary £45,000 £41,750 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.78% +3.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,783 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £54,600 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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
52360 55237 56369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.61% 52.96% 53.72%
Number of salaries quoted 44610 46313 48708
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

RPG
Jobs Demand Trend

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

RPG Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

RPG
Salary Trend

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

RPG Salary Trend in the UK

RPG
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RPG over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 within the UK.

RPG Salary Histogram in the UK

RPG
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RPG within the UK over the 3 months to 6 March 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 -26 112 £50,000 +17.64% 7
East of England +26 40 £50,000 -
Essex +14 27 £50,000 -
North West - 22 £51,500 - 1
London -6 19 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Wales -20 16 £45,000 +16.03%
South Wales -22 16 £45,000 +16.03%
South East -25 16 £37,500 -6.25%
Warrington - 15 £53,000 -
Cheshire - 15 £53,000 -
Norfolk +20 13 £42,250 +5.62%
Cardiff -24 13 £45,000 +16.03%
South West -40 10 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Hampshire -26 7 £37,500 -6.25%
Scotland +9 6 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Lancashire - 6 £50,000 - 1
Chorley - 6 £50,000 - 1
Gloucestershire -20 5 £47,500 +26.66% 2
Milton Keynes - 4 £37,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £37,500 -
Basildon +10 3 - -
West Midlands -33 3 £55,000 +29.41%
Newport - 3 £30,565 -
Slough - 3 £57,500 -
Berkshire - 3 £57,500 -
East Midlands +11 2 £42,000 -5.08% 1
Norwich +6 2 £40,000 -
Southampton -21 2 £37,500 -21.05%
Devon - 2 £37,500 - 1
Surrey - 2 - -

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 126 (56.00%) AS400
2 104 (46.22%) SQL
3 102 (45.33%) RPG IV
4 94 (41.78%) iSeries
5 77 (34.22%) Finance
6 47 (20.89%) DB2
7 42 (18.67%) .NET
8 40 (17.78%) Java
9 38 (16.89%) HTML
10 37 (16.44%) C#
10 37 (16.44%) COBOL
11 35 (15.56%) JavaScript
11 35 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
12 30 (13.33%) ASP.NET
13 26 (11.56%) CSS
14 25 (11.11%) VCP4
15 23 (10.22%) Mentoring
16 22 (9.78%) Configuration Management
17 20 (8.89%) QA
18 19 (8.44%) Billing
18 19 (8.44%) Telecoms
19 18 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
20 17 (7.56%) Performance Management
20 17 (7.56%) Degree
21 16 (7.11%) Disaster Recovery
21 16 (7.11%) Web Services
22 15 (6.67%) Change Management
22 15 (6.67%) RPG/400
23 14 (6.22%) Apache Flex
23 14 (6.22%) Banking

RPG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (2.67%) Confluence
2 4 (1.78%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.33%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.89%) JBoss
4 2 (0.89%) IBM Notes
4 2 (0.89%) Mule
4 2 (0.89%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (0.44%) Apache
5 1 (0.44%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.44%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (0.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.22%) BPCS
2 4 (1.78%) Misys Equation
2 4 (1.78%) INSURE/90
3 3 (1.33%) ProductWriter
4 2 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.44%) SunGard GMI
5 1 (0.44%) JDE World
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.44%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.89%) FTP
1 2 (0.89%) TCP/IP
1 2 (0.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (20.89%) DB2
2 7 (3.11%) UniData
3 3 (1.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.89%) MySQL
4 2 (0.89%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.44%) DataStage
5 1 (0.44%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (2.67%) JIRA
2 5 (2.22%) Synon
3 4 (1.78%) Subversion
4 2 (0.89%) SoapUI
4 2 (0.89%) Ant
4 2 (0.89%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.89%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.44%) JUnit
General
1 77 (34.22%) Finance
2 19 (8.44%) Telecoms
2 19 (8.44%) Billing
3 14 (6.22%) Banking
4 7 (3.11%) Retail
5 3 (1.33%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.89%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.89%) Advertising
7 1 (0.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 74 (32.89%) Developer
2 64 (28.44%) Analyst
3 57 (25.33%) Programmer
4 49 (21.78%) Analyst Programmer
5 45 (20.00%) RPG Developer
6 43 (19.11%) AS400 Developer
6 43 (19.11%) Team Leader
7 34 (15.11%) Development Team Leader
8 25 (11.11%) RPG Programmer
9 22 (9.78%) RPG Analyst Programmer
10 18 (8.00%) Software Development Team Leader
10 18 (8.00%) Software Team Leader
10 18 (8.00%) .NET Team Leader
11 17 (7.56%) AS400 Support
12 15 (6.67%) Technical Support
13 12 (5.33%) Production Manager
14 11 (4.89%) Delivery Manager
15 9 (4.00%) Junior Developer
15 9 (4.00%) Software Manager
15 9 (4.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (18.67%) .NET
2 38 (16.89%) HTML
3 30 (13.33%) ASP.NET
4 26 (11.56%) CSS
5 16 (7.11%) Web Services
6 14 (6.22%) Apache Flex
7 10 (4.44%) XML
7 10 (4.44%) .NET Framework
8 7 (3.11%) JMS
9 5 (2.22%) Swing
9 5 (2.22%) SOAP
9 5 (2.22%) jQuery
10 4 (1.78%) REST
10 4 (1.78%) Spring
11 3 (1.33%) NHibernate
11 3 (1.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 3 (1.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (1.33%) LINQ
11 3 (1.33%) Hibernate
11 3 (1.33%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 126 (56.00%) AS400
2 94 (41.78%) iSeries
3 18 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (5.78%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.33%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (1.33%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.89%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.89%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.89%) Hedge funds
6 2 (0.89%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.44%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.22%) Windows
2 4 (1.78%) UNIX
3 3 (1.33%) AIX
3 3 (1.33%) OS/400
4 2 (0.89%) Linux
5 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (10.22%) Mentoring
3 22 (9.78%) Configuration Management
4 17 (7.56%) Performance Management
5 16 (7.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 15 (6.67%) Change Management
7 12 (5.33%) Migration
7 12 (5.33%) Data Migration
8 10 (4.44%) Validation
9 9 (4.00%) Software Engineering
9 9 (4.00%) Unit Testing
9 9 (4.00%) Line Management
10 8 (3.56%) Waterfall
10 8 (3.56%) TDD
10 8 (3.56%) E-Commerce
11 7 (3.11%) ETL
11 7 (3.11%) Data Mapping
12 6 (2.67%) Product Management
12 6 (2.67%) MVC
13 5 (2.22%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 104 (46.22%) SQL
2 102 (45.33%) RPG IV
3 40 (17.78%) Java
4 37 (16.44%) C#
4 37 (16.44%) COBOL
5 35 (15.56%) JavaScript
6 15 (6.67%) RPG/400
7 5 (2.22%) PL/1
7 5 (2.22%) C++
8 4 (1.78%) PHP
9 3 (1.33%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.33%) Pascal
10 2 (0.89%) VBA
10 2 (0.89%) VB
11 1 (0.44%) C
11 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (11.11%) VCP4
2 17 (7.56%) Degree
3 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.89%) QA
2 2 (0.89%) SLA
3 1 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 14 (6.22%) Oracle
2 10 (4.44%) BT
3 7 (3.11%) IBM
4 6 (2.67%) Perforce
5 5 (2.22%) JD Edwards
6 4 (1.78%) Misys
7 3 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.33%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.33%) SAP
7 3 (1.33%) Fiserv
8 2 (0.89%) Lotus
8 2 (0.89%) Google
8 2 (0.89%) Infor
8 2 (0.89%) Cognos
8 2 (0.89%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.44%) SunGard
9 1 (0.44%) Citrix
9 1 (0.44%) Twitter
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