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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG
Rank 753 813 767
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -46
Permanent jobs citing RPG 182 124 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.35% 0.23% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 153 96 144
Average salary £41,000 £45,000 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.88% +7.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,750 £35,783
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +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
52734 53572 56146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.07% 50.33% 53.34%
Number of salaries quoted 45496 46036 47133
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 12 February 2016 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 12 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 +76 160 £42,500 -10.52% 6
East Midlands +39 36 £47,500 +5.55%
North West +33 34 £40,000 -20.00%
East of England -9 25 £69,000 +45.26% 1
Cheshire +33 24 £40,000 -24.52%
Leicestershire +21 19 £47,500 +5.55%
South Wales +17 19 £40,000 -11.11%
Wales +15 19 £40,000 -11.11%
Bedfordshire - 19 £69,000 -
Cardiff +9 18 £40,000 -11.11%
South West -3 17 £35,000 -15.15%
West Midlands -6 16 £41,250 +3.12%
London +7 14 £55,000 +4.76% 3
Bristol - 13 £35,000 -
Midlands - 12 £48,500 -
Manchester +28 9 - -
Staffordshire - 6 £35,000 -
South East +11 5 £42,500 +13.33%
Kent - 5 £42,500 -
Peterborough - 5 £33,173 -
Cambridgeshire - 5 £33,173 -
Birmingham -3 4 £50,000 +31.57%
Warwickshire - 4 £45,000 -
Wiltshire - 4 £41,000 -
Leicester +1 2 - -
Scotland -1 2 - -
Glasgow -21 2 - -
Chesterfield - 2 £35,000 -
Derbyshire - 2 £35,000 -
City of London - 2 £35,000 - 2

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 235 (66.95%) AS400
2 150 (42.74%) iSeries
3 130 (37.04%) SQL
4 128 (36.47%) RPG IV
5 117 (33.33%) Finance
6 55 (15.67%) Java
7 52 (14.81%) IBM
8 51 (14.53%) ERP
9 49 (13.96%) JD Edwards
10 47 (13.39%) OS/400
11 46 (13.11%) WebSphere
12 43 (12.25%) COBOL
13 42 (11.97%) MQSeries
14 40 (11.40%) Banking
15 36 (10.26%) Retail
16 35 (9.97%) Performance Analysis
17 34 (9.69%) EDI
18 32 (9.12%) .NET
19 31 (8.83%) RPG/400
20 27 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
21 26 (7.41%) Oracle
22 24 (6.84%) C#
23 22 (6.27%) Microsoft
23 22 (6.27%) Manufacturing
23 22 (6.27%) Web Services
23 22 (6.27%) FTP
24 20 (5.70%) Degree
24 20 (5.70%) SOAP
24 20 (5.70%) HTML
24 20 (5.70%) Hibernate

RPG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 46 (13.11%) WebSphere
2 42 (11.97%) MQSeries
3 13 (3.70%) Liferay
4 9 (2.56%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.14%) IBM Domino
5 4 (1.14%) IBM Notes
5 4 (1.14%) IIS
6 3 (0.85%) Apache
6 3 (0.85%) GlassFish
6 3 (0.85%) JBoss
7 2 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 14 (3.99%) MS Office
2 6 (1.71%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.42%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (3.42%) INSURE/90
2 10 (2.85%) BusinessWorks
2 10 (2.85%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 8 (2.28%) Misys Equation
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.27%) FTP
2 9 (2.56%) HTTPS
3 3 (0.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.56%) DB2
2 13 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.57%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.28%) UniData
Development Applications
1 7 (1.99%) Git (software)
1 7 (1.99%) TeamCity
2 3 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.57%) Gradle
3 2 (0.57%) Synon
4 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 117 (33.33%) Finance
2 40 (11.40%) Banking
3 36 (10.26%) Retail
4 22 (6.27%) Manufacturing
5 12 (3.42%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.99%) Advertising
7 5 (1.42%) Dutch Language
7 5 (1.42%) French Language
7 5 (1.42%) German Language
7 5 (1.42%) Italian Language
7 5 (1.42%) Spanish Language
8 4 (1.14%) Automotive
8 4 (1.14%) Marketing
9 3 (0.85%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 146 (41.60%) Analyst
2 125 (35.61%) Developer
3 116 (33.05%) Programmer
4 101 (28.77%) Analyst Programmer
5 89 (25.36%) RPG Programmer
6 84 (23.93%) RPG Analyst Programmer
7 81 (23.08%) RPG Developer
8 68 (19.37%) AS400 Developer
9 58 (16.52%) Consultant
10 34 (9.69%) Systems Support
11 30 (8.55%) Java Developer
12 27 (7.69%) Support Consultant
13 24 (6.84%) Support Analyst
13 24 (6.84%) Systems Analyst
14 22 (6.27%) AS400 Programmer
15 21 (5.98%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
16 20 (5.70%) Applications Support
17 19 (5.41%) Systems Support Analyst
18 13 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
19 12 (3.42%) Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (9.69%) EDI
2 32 (9.12%) .NET
3 22 (6.27%) Web Services
4 20 (5.70%) Hibernate
4 20 (5.70%) HTML
4 20 (5.70%) SOAP
5 18 (5.13%) ASP.NET
6 17 (4.84%) CSS
7 15 (4.27%) XML
8 13 (3.70%) Apache CXF
8 13 (3.70%) JSF
8 13 (3.70%) JSON
8 13 (3.70%) PrimeFaces
8 13 (3.70%) Spring
8 13 (3.70%) Vaadin
8 13 (3.70%) Velocity
9 10 (2.85%) Classic ASP
9 10 (2.85%) Flash
9 10 (2.85%) J2EE
10 9 (2.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 235 (66.95%) AS400
2 150 (42.74%) iSeries
3 11 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.85%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.56%) Replication
6 7 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.42%) Driving Licence
7 5 (1.42%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.85%) LPAR
9 2 (0.57%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.57%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.57%) EPoS
9 2 (0.57%) FMCG
9 2 (0.57%) Life Science
10 1 (0.28%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.28%) PMI
10 1 (0.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 47 (13.39%) OS/400
2 16 (4.56%) Linux
3 9 (2.56%) Unix
4 7 (1.99%) Windows
5 1 (0.28%) Android
5 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (14.53%) ERP
2 35 (9.97%) Performance Analysis
3 27 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (5.41%) High Availability
5 17 (4.84%) Scrum
6 14 (3.99%) E-Commerce
7 13 (3.70%) Business Analysis
8 12 (3.42%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (3.42%) ITIL
8 12 (3.42%) Project Management
9 9 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (2.28%) SOA
10 8 (2.28%) Systems Analysis
10 8 (2.28%) Technical Architecture
10 8 (2.28%) Unit Testing
10 8 (2.28%) Waterfall
11 7 (1.99%) BDD
11 7 (1.99%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (1.99%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (1.99%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 130 (37.04%) SQL
2 128 (36.47%) RPG IV
3 55 (15.67%) Java
4 43 (12.25%) COBOL
5 31 (8.83%) RPG/400
6 24 (6.84%) C#
7 16 (4.56%) R
8 13 (3.70%) JavaScript
9 11 (3.13%) C++
10 10 (2.85%) RPG III
10 10 (2.85%) VC++
11 6 (1.71%) VB.NET
12 5 (1.42%) PHP
13 2 (0.57%) VB
13 2 (0.57%) VBA
14 1 (0.28%) Lua
14 1 (0.28%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.28%) PL/1
14 1 (0.28%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (5.70%) Degree
2 3 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.71%) PCI DSS
2 3 (0.85%) SLA
3 1 (0.28%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.85%) Firmware
Vendors
1 52 (14.81%) IBM
2 49 (13.96%) JD Edwards
3 26 (7.41%) Oracle
4 22 (6.27%) Microsoft
5 12 (3.42%) JDA
6 11 (3.13%) SAP
7 10 (2.85%) Intel
7 10 (2.85%) TIBCO
8 9 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (2.28%) Misys
10 7 (1.99%) Infor
11 5 (1.42%) Cognos
12 4 (1.14%) Lotus
13 3 (0.85%) Demandware
13 3 (0.85%) IFS
14 2 (0.57%) Hyperion
14 2 (0.57%) MAPICS
15 1 (0.28%) ABBYY
15 1 (0.28%) Kofax
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