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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM RPG
Rank 756 709 782
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +73
Permanent jobs citing RPG 122 185 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.18% 0.094%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.23% 0.34% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 95 161 58
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +0.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,783 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,250
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -0.62%

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
53381 54777 60119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.41% 53.39% 54.95%
Number of salaries quoted 45852 46039 52799
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -66 102 £47,500 +11.76% 7
East of England -8 32 £45,000 -10.00%
North West - 28 £50,000 - 3
Essex - 18 £50,000 -
Cheshire - 16 £53,000 -
Warrington - 16 £53,000 -
London -23 13 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Norfolk - 13 £41,500 -
South East -47 11 £37,500 -6.25%
Lancashire - 11 £50,000 - 2
Chorley - 11 £50,000 - 2
South Wales -19 9 £40,000 +3.13%
Wales -20 9 £40,000 +3.13%
South West -28 9 £40,000 +6.66%
West Midlands -16 8 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Hampshire -43 6 £37,500 -6.25%
Scotland +3 5 £35,000 +7.69%
Gloucestershire -15 5 £47,500 +26.66%
Cardiff -27 5 £45,000 +16.03%
Somerset -2 4 £30,000 -
Birmingham -14 4 £38,000 -10.58% 1
Newport - 4 £30,565 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £37,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £37,500 -
Southampton -14 2 £37,500 -21.05%
Berkshire - 2 £52,500 -
Slough - 2 £52,500 -
Bath - 2 £30,000 -
Coventry - 2 £55,000 -
Glasgow - 2 £32,500 -

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 117 (54.17%) SQL
2 97 (44.91%) AS400
3 92 (42.59%) iSeries
4 89 (41.20%) RPG IV
5 59 (27.31%) Finance
6 51 (23.61%) HTML
7 45 (20.83%) Java
8 44 (20.37%) .NET
9 42 (19.44%) C#
9 42 (19.44%) DB2
10 41 (18.98%) Agile Software Development
11 35 (16.20%) ASP.NET
12 31 (14.35%) JavaScript
13 27 (12.50%) Mentoring
14 26 (12.04%) CSS
15 25 (11.57%) COBOL
15 25 (11.57%) QA
16 20 (9.26%) Change Management
17 17 (7.87%) Web Services
17 17 (7.87%) Waterfall
18 16 (7.41%) Billing
18 16 (7.41%) .NET Framework
18 16 (7.41%) Telecoms
19 15 (6.94%) Configuration Management
19 15 (6.94%) Degree
19 15 (6.94%) Banking
20 14 (6.48%) RPG/400
20 14 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
21 12 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
21 12 (5.56%) Performance Management

RPG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (1.85%) Confluence
2 3 (1.39%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.93%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.93%) JBoss
3 2 (0.93%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (0.93%) Mule
4 1 (0.46%) IIS
4 1 (0.46%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (0.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (5.09%) INSURE/90
2 4 (1.85%) Misys Equation
3 3 (1.39%) ProductWriter
4 2 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.46%) JDE World
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.46%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.85%) FTP
2 3 (1.39%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (19.44%) DB2
2 3 (1.39%) UniData
2 3 (1.39%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.93%) MySQL
4 1 (0.46%) QlikView
4 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.46%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 5 (2.31%) Synon
2 4 (1.85%) JIRA
3 3 (1.39%) Subversion
4 2 (0.93%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.93%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.93%) Ant
4 2 (0.93%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.46%) Dreamweaver
General
1 59 (27.31%) Finance
2 16 (7.41%) Billing
2 16 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 15 (6.94%) Banking
4 7 (3.24%) Retail
5 4 (1.85%) Advertising
6 3 (1.39%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.46%) Back Office
7 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 75 (34.72%) Developer
2 53 (24.54%) Analyst
3 52 (24.07%) Team Leader
4 48 (22.22%) Programmer
4 48 (22.22%) RPG Developer
5 40 (18.52%) AS400 Developer
6 39 (18.06%) Development Team Leader
7 38 (17.59%) Analyst Programmer
8 24 (11.11%) Software Team Leader
8 24 (11.11%) RPG Programmer
9 23 (10.65%) .NET Team Leader
9 23 (10.65%) Software Development Team Leader
10 20 (9.26%) RPG Analyst Programmer
11 13 (6.02%) Delivery Manager
12 12 (5.56%) Senior Developer
12 12 (5.56%) AS400 Support
13 10 (4.63%) Technical Support
13 10 (4.63%) Software Manager
14 9 (4.17%) Senior RPG Developer
14 9 (4.17%) Production Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (23.61%) HTML
2 44 (20.37%) .NET
3 35 (16.20%) ASP.NET
4 26 (12.04%) CSS
5 17 (7.87%) Web Services
6 16 (7.41%) .NET Framework
7 11 (5.09%) Apache Flex
7 11 (5.09%) XML
8 7 (3.24%) JMS
9 6 (2.78%) jQuery
10 5 (2.31%) Swing
11 4 (1.85%) EDI
11 4 (1.85%) SOAP
11 4 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (1.39%) LINQ
12 3 (1.39%) NHibernate
12 3 (1.39%) Spring
12 3 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 3 (1.39%) LINQ to SQL
12 3 (1.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 97 (44.91%) AS400
2 92 (42.59%) iSeries
3 14 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.09%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.24%) Data Structures
6 6 (2.78%) Data Extraction
7 3 (1.39%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (0.93%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.93%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.46%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.46%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.46%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.78%) Windows
2 3 (1.39%) UNIX
3 2 (0.93%) AIX
4 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.46%) Linux
4 1 (0.46%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (18.98%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 20 (9.26%) Change Management
4 17 (7.87%) Waterfall
5 15 (6.94%) Configuration Management
6 12 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (5.56%) Performance Management
7 9 (4.17%) Data Migration
7 9 (4.17%) Migration
8 8 (3.70%) Validation
8 8 (3.70%) People Management
8 8 (3.70%) Software Engineering
8 8 (3.70%) Unit Testing
9 6 (2.78%) Scrum
9 6 (2.78%) MVC
9 6 (2.78%) Technical Analysis
10 5 (2.31%) Line Management
10 5 (2.31%) Project Management
10 5 (2.31%) Service Delivery
10 5 (2.31%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 117 (54.17%) SQL
2 89 (41.20%) RPG IV
3 45 (20.83%) Java
4 42 (19.44%) C#
5 31 (14.35%) JavaScript
6 25 (11.57%) COBOL
7 14 (6.48%) RPG/400
8 5 (2.31%) RPG III
9 4 (1.85%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.85%) C++
10 3 (1.39%) Pascal
10 3 (1.39%) PL/1
10 3 (1.39%) PHP
10 3 (1.39%) VB
11 2 (0.93%) VBA
12 1 (0.46%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (6.94%) Degree
2 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (11.57%) QA
2 2 (0.93%) SLA
3 1 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 11 (5.09%) Oracle
2 9 (4.17%) BT
2 9 (4.17%) IBM
3 5 (2.31%) JD Edwards
4 4 (1.85%) Misys
4 4 (1.85%) Perforce
5 3 (1.39%) Fiserv
5 3 (1.39%) SAP
5 3 (1.39%) Microsoft
6 2 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.93%) Cognos
6 2 (0.93%) TIBCO
6 2 (0.93%) Google
7 1 (0.46%) Sybase
7 1 (0.46%) Citrix
7 1 (0.46%) Progress
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Salary: From £40,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
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Posted: Yesterday
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Company car
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
ao.com
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Negotiable dependent on Experience
Posted: 16 days ago
York
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago