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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG
Rank 773 760 751
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -9
Permanent jobs citing RPG 134 109 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.22% 0.19% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 113 68 100
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-3.75% -4.76%
Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
60340 57173 63232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.62% 52.59% 53.63%
Number of salaries quoted 51195 49086 55626
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +2.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,500 £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 29 July 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 29 July 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
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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 -31 113 £41,125 +2.81% 9
South West -5 29 £37,500 +7.14%
London -8 28 £45,000 -12.62% 4
South East -18 23 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Gloucestershire +13 22 £37,500 -11.76%
Scotland -3 14 £35,000 +13.82%
East Sussex - 12 £45,000 -
North West +3 11 £41,000 -3.52% 4
Midlands +20 10 £42,500 +21.42%
Lancashire - 10 £41,000 - 4
Chorley - 8 £44,000 - 4
South Wales +2 7 £37,500 -21.05%
Wales -1 7 £37,500 -21.05%
East Midlands +4 6 £47,500 +36.69%
Somerset -33 6 £30,000 -6.25%
Gloucester -2 5 £37,500 -16.66%
Hampshire -12 5 £38,000 -5.00%
Bath - 5 £30,000 -
Nottinghamshire +11 4 £47,500 +31.94%
Nottingham +3 4 £47,500 +31.94%
Berkshire +1 4 £78,750 -1.56%
Slough 0 3 £80,000 +18.51%
Cardiff -6 3 £42,500 -10.52%
Wakefield - 3 £32,500 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £32,500 -
Yorkshire - 3 £32,500 -
Birmingham +7 2 £36,750 -10.90%
West Midlands -1 2 £36,750 +0.68%
City of London -6 2 £58,750 -11.65% 1
Glasgow -18 2 £28,000 -8.94%

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 208 (65.82%) RPG IV
2 155 (49.05%) AS400
3 150 (47.47%) SQL
4 85 (26.90%) iSeries
5 74 (23.42%) Finance
6 68 (21.52%) HTML
7 54 (17.09%) Java
8 50 (15.82%) DB2
9 45 (14.24%) Banking
10 43 (13.61%) Degree
11 41 (12.97%) CSS
12 38 (12.03%) JavaScript
13 37 (11.71%) XML
14 34 (10.76%) INSURE/90
15 33 (10.44%) .NET
16 31 (9.81%) Unit Testing
17 27 (8.54%) OO
18 26 (8.23%) Web Services
18 26 (8.23%) Project Management
19 25 (7.91%) Telecoms
19 25 (7.91%) Change Management
20 24 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
21 21 (6.65%) RPG/400
22 20 (6.33%) IBM
22 20 (6.33%) Migration
22 20 (6.33%) Oracle
23 18 (5.70%) Tomcat
23 18 (5.70%) Hibernate
23 18 (5.70%) Spring
24 17 (5.38%) Java EE

RPG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 18 (5.70%) Tomcat
2 10 (3.16%) WebSphere
3 6 (1.90%) SAS
4 4 (1.27%) MQSeries
4 4 (1.27%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.63%) IIS
6 1 (0.32%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (2.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 34 (10.76%) INSURE/90
2 6 (1.90%) Misys Midas
3 3 (0.95%) ProductWriter
4 2 (0.63%) Misys Equation
5 1 (0.32%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.63%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.32%) Broadband
2 1 (0.32%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (15.82%) DB2
2 11 (3.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (2.85%) Sybase ASE
3 9 (2.85%) Sybase IQ
4 7 (2.22%) SQL Server
5 6 (1.90%) QlikView
6 5 (1.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.58%) SAP Data Services
6 5 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.58%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.95%) DataStage
8 2 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.32%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.32%) MySQL
9 1 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (5.38%) Eclipse
2 13 (4.11%) Synon
3 4 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.95%) SoapUI
4 3 (0.95%) Selenium
General
1 74 (23.42%) Finance
2 45 (14.24%) Banking
3 25 (7.91%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.85%) Front Office
4 9 (2.85%) Retail
5 4 (1.27%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.95%) French Language
6 3 (0.95%) Games
7 2 (0.63%) Italian Language
7 2 (0.63%) Advertising
7 2 (0.63%) Automotive
8 1 (0.32%) Legal
8 1 (0.32%) Back Office
8 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 140 (44.30%) Developer
2 123 (38.92%) Analyst
3 108 (34.18%) Programmer
4 90 (28.48%) Analyst Programmer
5 86 (27.22%) RPG Developer
6 70 (22.15%) AS400 Developer
7 52 (16.46%) RPG Programmer
8 42 (13.29%) RPG Analyst Programmer
9 41 (12.97%) Senior Analyst
10 25 (7.91%) Senior Analyst Programmer
10 25 (7.91%) Senior Programmer
11 24 (7.59%) Senior Developer
12 21 (6.65%) Team Leader
13 18 (5.70%) Java Developer
14 16 (5.06%) Senior RPG Developer
15 13 (4.11%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
16 12 (3.80%) Development Team Leader
17 9 (2.85%) Development Manager
18 7 (2.22%) Software Engineer
18 7 (2.22%) Delphi Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (21.52%) HTML
2 41 (12.97%) CSS
3 37 (11.71%) XML
4 33 (10.44%) .NET
5 26 (8.23%) Web Services
6 18 (5.70%) Hibernate
6 18 (5.70%) Spring
7 17 (5.38%) JSP
7 17 (5.38%) Java EE
7 17 (5.38%) XSLT
7 17 (5.38%) Grails
8 8 (2.53%) Ext JS
8 8 (2.53%) J2EE
9 6 (1.90%) ASP.NET
9 6 (1.90%) JSF
9 6 (1.90%) Synon Analyst Programmer
9 6 (1.90%) jQuery
10 5 (1.58%) HTML5
10 5 (1.58%) Ajax
11 4 (1.27%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 155 (49.05%) AS400
2 85 (26.90%) iSeries
3 9 (2.85%) Reference Data
3 9 (2.85%) Equities
3 9 (2.85%) Statistics
4 7 (2.22%) Mathematics
4 7 (2.22%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.27%) FMCG
6 2 (0.63%) Replication
7 1 (0.32%) LPAR
7 1 (0.32%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.32%) Animation
7 1 (0.32%) Derivative
7 1 (0.32%) Mobile Games
7 1 (0.32%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (0.95%) Linux
2 2 (0.63%) Windows
2 2 (0.63%) i5/OS
3 1 (0.32%) UNIX
3 1 (0.32%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (9.81%) Unit Testing
2 27 (8.54%) OO
3 26 (8.23%) Project Management
4 25 (7.91%) Change Management
5 24 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (6.33%) Migration
7 17 (5.38%) UML
7 17 (5.38%) OOD
7 17 (5.38%) SOA
7 17 (5.38%) ETL
7 17 (5.38%) Time Management
7 17 (5.38%) Dependency Injection
8 15 (4.75%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (4.11%) Data Migration
10 10 (3.16%) Release Management
11 9 (2.85%) Waterfall
11 9 (2.85%) Machine Learning
11 9 (2.85%) Software Engineering
12 8 (2.53%) Systems Analysis
12 8 (2.53%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 208 (65.82%) RPG IV
2 150 (47.47%) SQL
3 54 (17.09%) Java
4 38 (12.03%) JavaScript
5 21 (6.65%) RPG/400
6 17 (5.38%) RPG III
6 17 (5.38%) Groovy
7 16 (5.06%) C#
8 10 (3.16%) Python
8 10 (3.16%) Delphi
9 9 (2.85%) COBOL
9 9 (2.85%) Perl
9 9 (2.85%) Ruby
10 8 (2.53%) C
11 5 (1.58%) VB6
11 5 (1.58%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.58%) VB
12 4 (1.27%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.95%) C++
14 2 (0.63%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 43 (13.61%) Degree
2 17 (5.38%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.11%) QA
2 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (6.33%) Oracle
1 20 (6.33%) IBM
2 17 (5.38%) JBoss
2 17 (5.38%) AccuRev
3 10 (3.16%) SAP
3 10 (3.16%) Sybase
4 9 (2.85%) Reuters
4 9 (2.85%) Bloomberg
4 9 (2.85%) ParAccel
5 8 (2.53%) Microsoft
6 5 (1.58%) Business Objects
6 5 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.63%) Fiserv
7 2 (0.63%) Misys
7 2 (0.63%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.32%) Cognos
8 1 (0.32%) Remedy
8 1 (0.32%) LANSA
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