The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG
Rank 725 785 723
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -62
Permanent jobs citing RPG 192 98 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.088% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.30% 0.17% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 151 59 149
Average salary £40,783 £36,400 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.03% -9.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,400 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -2.93%
Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
63878 59360 67268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.65% 53.46% 53.52%
Number of salaries quoted 53885 50924 59394
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%

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 18 April 2014 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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +31 152 £42,500 +6.25% 8
London -28 35 £45,000 +33.33% 1
South West +17 29 £37,500 +36.36% 3
Cardiff +13 26 £38,783 +6.54% 1
South Wales +10 26 £38,783 +6.54% 1
Wales +5 26 £38,783 +6.54% 1
South East -17 26 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Hampshire +2 22 £47,500 +33.80%
West Midlands +18 15 £40,000 -18.85%
Midlands +13 15 £42,500 -
Somerset +3 15 £27,000 - 2
East of England -4 14 £50,000 +66.66%
Birmingham +14 13 £40,000 -18.85%
Southampton +9 13 £47,500 +33.80%
Scotland -3 13 £35,000 -
East Midlands -11 13 £47,500 +22.58%
Gloucestershire - 13 £37,500 - 1
Gloucester - 13 £37,500 - 1
Northamptonshire - 9 £47,500 -
Essex - 7 - -
Cambridgeshire - 6 £50,000 -
Peterborough - 6 £50,000 -
Bath - 5 £27,000 - 1
City of London -16 4 £48,750 - 1
Manchester +5 3 £37,500 +8.69% 1
North West -9 3 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Glasgow -11 3 £36,750 -
Nottingham - 3 £47,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £47,500 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £35,000 - 2

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 269 (70.60%) RPG IV
2 222 (58.27%) AS400
3 174 (45.67%) SQL
4 118 (30.97%) Finance
5 92 (24.15%) iSeries
6 69 (18.11%) Banking
7 64 (16.80%) Degree
8 57 (14.96%) DB2
9 53 (13.91%) Unit Testing
10 51 (13.39%) Java
11 50 (13.12%) XML
12 49 (12.86%) Telecoms
13 38 (9.97%) Project Management
13 38 (9.97%) HTML
14 37 (9.71%) OO
15 36 (9.45%) RPG/400
16 27 (7.09%) INSURE/90
16 27 (7.09%) Oracle
17 26 (6.82%) Migration
18 25 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
19 24 (6.30%) Hibernate
19 24 (6.30%) JSP
19 24 (6.30%) XSLT
20 23 (6.04%) HNC
20 23 (6.04%) Web Services
20 23 (6.04%) JBoss
20 23 (6.04%) Tomcat
20 23 (6.04%) UML
20 23 (6.04%) OOD
20 23 (6.04%) SOA

RPG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 23 (6.04%) Tomcat
2 14 (3.67%) SAS
3 12 (3.15%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.05%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.05%) MQSeries
5 3 (0.79%) IIS
6 2 (0.52%) Drupal
6 2 (0.52%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (0.52%) MS Office
1 2 (0.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 27 (7.09%) INSURE/90
2 7 (1.84%) Misys Midas
3 3 (0.79%) SunGard GMI
4 2 (0.52%) Misys Equation
5 1 (0.26%) ProductWriter
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.84%) FTP
1 7 (1.84%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.26%) DNS
2 1 (0.26%) DHCP
2 1 (0.26%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.26%) Broadband
2 1 (0.26%) LAN
2 1 (0.26%) VoIP
2 1 (0.26%) WAN
2 1 (0.26%) Internet
2 1 (0.26%) MPLS
2 1 (0.26%) Firewall
2 1 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (14.96%) DB2
2 16 (4.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (3.67%) QlikView
4 7 (1.84%) SQL Server
5 3 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.52%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.52%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.26%) MS Access
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.26%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 23 (6.04%) Eclipse
2 4 (1.05%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.79%) CruiseControl
3 3 (0.79%) Subversion
3 3 (0.79%) Synon
3 3 (0.79%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (0.79%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.26%) Gradle
4 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
General
1 118 (30.97%) Finance
2 69 (18.11%) Banking
3 49 (12.86%) Telecoms
4 17 (4.46%) Retail
5 13 (3.41%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.79%) French Language
8 2 (0.52%) Games
8 2 (0.52%) Wholesale Banking
8 2 (0.52%) International Banking
8 2 (0.52%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.26%) Marketing
9 1 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Advertising
9 1 (0.26%) Publishing
9 1 (0.26%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.26%) Back Office
9 1 (0.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 174 (45.67%) Analyst
2 161 (42.26%) Developer
3 118 (30.97%) Programmer
4 104 (27.30%) AS400 Developer
5 103 (27.03%) RPG Developer
6 100 (26.25%) Analyst Programmer
7 82 (21.52%) Senior Analyst
8 48 (12.60%) Senior Programmer
8 48 (12.60%) RPG Programmer
9 47 (12.34%) Senior Analyst Programmer
10 40 (10.50%) RPG Analyst Programmer
11 36 (9.45%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
12 23 (6.04%) Java Developer
13 21 (5.51%) Senior AS400 Analyst Programmer
13 21 (5.51%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
13 21 (5.51%) Senior RPG Programmer
14 16 (4.20%) Team Leader
15 14 (3.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
15 14 (3.67%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
16 12 (3.15%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (13.12%) XML
2 38 (9.97%) HTML
3 24 (6.30%) Hibernate
3 24 (6.30%) JSP
3 24 (6.30%) XSLT
4 23 (6.04%) Web Services
4 23 (6.04%) Spring
4 23 (6.04%) Grails
4 23 (6.04%) Java EE
5 12 (3.15%) .NET
6 9 (2.36%) J2EE
7 6 (1.57%) ASP.NET
7 6 (1.57%) CSS
7 6 (1.57%) JSF
8 4 (1.05%) ODBC
8 4 (1.05%) jQuery
8 4 (1.05%) Ext JS
9 3 (0.79%) WCF
10 2 (0.52%) Middleware
11 1 (0.26%) Synon Analyst Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 222 (58.27%) AS400
2 92 (24.15%) iSeries
3 11 (2.89%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.10%) Mathematics
5 2 (0.52%) Mainframe
5 2 (0.52%) Derivative
5 2 (0.52%) Statistics
5 2 (0.52%) Replication
6 1 (0.26%) LPAR
6 1 (0.26%) FMCG
6 1 (0.26%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.26%) Animation
6 1 (0.26%) Mobile Games
6 1 (0.26%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.36%) OS/400
2 8 (2.10%) Linux
3 7 (1.84%) UNIX
4 3 (0.79%) Windows
5 2 (0.52%) OS/2
5 2 (0.52%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (13.91%) Unit Testing
2 38 (9.97%) Project Management
3 37 (9.71%) OO
4 26 (6.82%) Migration
5 25 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (6.04%) UML
6 23 (6.04%) OOD
6 23 (6.04%) SOA
6 23 (6.04%) Dependency Injection
6 23 (6.04%) Time Management
7 20 (5.25%) ETL
8 19 (4.99%) Data Migration
9 17 (4.46%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (4.20%) Change Management
11 14 (3.67%) Data Modelling
12 11 (2.89%) Software Engineering
12 11 (2.89%) Business Analysis
13 8 (2.10%) Systems Analysis
13 8 (2.10%) User Acceptance Testing
14 6 (1.57%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 269 (70.60%) RPG IV
2 174 (45.67%) SQL
3 51 (13.39%) Java
4 36 (9.45%) RPG/400
5 23 (6.04%) Groovy
6 20 (5.25%) JavaScript
6 20 (5.25%) Delphi
7 16 (4.20%) C#
8 8 (2.10%) C
8 8 (2.10%) COBOL
9 7 (1.84%) VB
10 3 (0.79%) VB6
10 3 (0.79%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.52%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.52%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.26%) RPG III
12 1 (0.26%) VC++
12 1 (0.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 64 (16.80%) Degree
2 23 (6.04%) HNC
3 1 (0.26%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (0.26%) ISEB
3 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.46%) QA
2 4 (1.05%) SLA
Vendors
1 27 (7.09%) Oracle
2 23 (6.04%) JBoss
2 23 (6.04%) AccuRev
3 21 (5.51%) IBM
4 6 (1.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (1.05%) MAPICS
5 4 (1.05%) SAP
5 4 (1.05%) Business Objects
6 3 (0.79%) SunGard
7 2 (0.52%) Misys
7 2 (0.52%) Fiserv
8 1 (0.26%) LANSA
8 1 (0.26%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.26%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.26%) Cisco
8 1 (0.26%) Nortel
8 1 (0.26%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.26%) Intel
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + full corporate benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hudson - London
Salary: £42000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Bath
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago