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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG
Rank 802 673 801
Rank change year-on-year
-129 +128
Permanent jobs citing RPG 95 221 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.20% 0.073%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.17% 0.38% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 71 189 59
Average salary £37,500 £40,783 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.04% -0.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,052 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%

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
56390 58446 63333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.35% 53.38% 54.84%
Number of salaries quoted 48386 49378 55869
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 £28,000 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -111 76 £40,000 -11.11% 8
South East -5 18 £37,500 -6.25% 1
North West +10 17 £50,000 - 3
London -4 14 £57,500 +15.00%
South West -23 12 £30,000 -20.00% 2
Hampshire -43 11 £37,500 -6.25%
Lancashire - 11 £50,000 - 3
Chorley - 11 £50,000 - 3
South Wales -12 9 £39,000 +0.56%
Wales -15 9 £39,000 +0.56%
East of England -37 8 £43,000 -4.44%
Scotland +7 7 £35,000 +7.69%
Somerset -5 7 £30,000 -6.25%
West Midlands -17 7 £40,000 -11.11%
Cardiff -3 5 £40,000 +3.13%
Gloucestershire -22 5 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Cheshire - 5 - -
Warrington - 5 - -
Newport -2 4 £30,565 -18.01%
Gloucester 0 3 £30,000 -20.00%
Kent -2 3 £30,500 -18.66%
Birmingham -14 3 £40,000 -11.11%
Dartford - 3 £30,500 -
Norfolk - 3 £41,500 -
Essex - 3 £50,000 -
Berkshire - 2 £57,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £37,500 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £37,500 -
Coventry - 2 £55,000 -
Bath - 2 £30,000 -

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 124 (59.05%) SQL
2 94 (44.76%) RPG IV
3 79 (37.62%) AS400
4 77 (36.67%) iSeries
5 66 (31.43%) HTML
6 48 (22.86%) Finance
7 45 (21.43%) .NET
8 42 (20.00%) C#
8 42 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 39 (18.57%) JavaScript
10 37 (17.62%) Java
11 36 (17.14%) CSS
12 34 (16.19%) ASP.NET
13 30 (14.29%) DB2
14 28 (13.33%) QA
15 27 (12.86%) Change Management
16 26 (12.38%) Mentoring
17 23 (10.95%) Waterfall
18 21 (10.00%) Web Services
18 21 (10.00%) .NET Framework
19 14 (6.67%) Degree
19 14 (6.67%) Banking
19 14 (6.67%) INSURE/90
20 13 (6.19%) XML
21 12 (5.71%) COBOL
21 12 (5.71%) IBM
22 10 (4.76%) RPG/400
23 9 (4.29%) Python
23 9 (4.29%) Sybase
23 9 (4.29%) Analytical Skills

RPG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (1.43%) WebSphere
2 2 (0.95%) Mule
2 2 (0.95%) Confluence
2 2 (0.95%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (0.95%) IIS
2 2 (0.95%) JBoss
2 2 (0.95%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (1.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (6.67%) INSURE/90
2 4 (1.90%) ProductWriter
3 2 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.48%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.43%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.95%) Internet
2 2 (0.95%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (14.29%) DB2
2 8 (3.81%) Sybase ASE
2 8 (3.81%) Sybase IQ
3 3 (1.43%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.95%) MySQL
4 2 (0.95%) UniData
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.48%) DataStage
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.48%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (2.38%) Synon
2 3 (1.43%) Subversion
3 2 (0.95%) JIRA
3 2 (0.95%) SoapUI
3 2 (0.95%) Ant
3 2 (0.95%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.48%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 48 (22.86%) Finance
2 14 (6.67%) Banking
3 8 (3.81%) Retail
3 8 (3.81%) Front Office
4 6 (2.86%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.38%) Billing
6 3 (1.43%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.43%) Advertising
7 1 (0.48%) Games
7 1 (0.48%) Back Office
7 1 (0.48%) Automotive
7 1 (0.48%) Legal
7 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.48%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 76 (36.19%) Developer
2 60 (28.57%) Analyst
3 55 (26.19%) Programmer
4 51 (24.29%) Team Leader
4 51 (24.29%) RPG Developer
5 47 (22.38%) Analyst Programmer
6 40 (19.05%) AS400 Developer
7 37 (17.62%) Development Team Leader
8 34 (16.19%) RPG Programmer
9 30 (14.29%) RPG Analyst Programmer
10 25 (11.90%) .NET Team Leader
10 25 (11.90%) Software Team Leader
11 24 (11.43%) Software Development Team Leader
12 15 (7.14%) Senior Developer
13 11 (5.24%) Senior RPG Developer
14 8 (3.81%) Development Manager
15 7 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
16 6 (2.86%) Support Analyst
16 6 (2.86%) Java Team Leader
16 6 (2.86%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (31.43%) HTML
2 45 (21.43%) .NET
3 36 (17.14%) CSS
4 34 (16.19%) ASP.NET
5 21 (10.00%) Web Services
5 21 (10.00%) .NET Framework
6 13 (6.19%) XML
7 7 (3.33%) jQuery
8 5 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (2.38%) JMS
9 4 (1.90%) SOAP
9 4 (1.90%) Ext JS
10 3 (1.43%) NHibernate
10 3 (1.43%) LINQ
10 3 (1.43%) LINQ to SQL
10 3 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 3 (1.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (1.43%) Swing
10 3 (1.43%) EDI
10 3 (1.43%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 79 (37.62%) AS400
2 77 (36.67%) iSeries
3 9 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.81%) Equities
4 8 (3.81%) Statistics
4 8 (3.81%) Reference Data
5 7 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.33%) Data Structures
6 6 (2.86%) Data Extraction
7 3 (1.43%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (0.95%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.48%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.48%) FMCG
9 1 (0.48%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.48%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.90%) Windows
2 2 (0.95%) AIX
2 2 (0.95%) UNIX
3 1 (0.48%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (12.86%) Change Management
3 26 (12.38%) Mentoring
4 23 (10.95%) Waterfall
5 8 (3.81%) Machine Learning
6 7 (3.33%) MVC
6 7 (3.33%) Unit Testing
6 7 (3.33%) Software Engineering
7 6 (2.86%) Service Delivery
7 6 (2.86%) Scrum
7 6 (2.86%) Release Management
7 6 (2.86%) People Management
8 5 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (2.38%) Migration
8 5 (2.38%) Project Management
8 5 (2.38%) ETL
9 4 (1.90%) TDD
9 4 (1.90%) Performance Management
9 4 (1.90%) Data Migration
9 4 (1.90%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 124 (59.05%) SQL
2 94 (44.76%) RPG IV
3 42 (20.00%) C#
4 39 (18.57%) JavaScript
5 37 (17.62%) Java
6 12 (5.71%) COBOL
7 10 (4.76%) RPG/400
8 9 (4.29%) Python
9 8 (3.81%) Perl
9 8 (3.81%) RPG III
9 8 (3.81%) Ruby
10 6 (2.86%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.90%) Pascal
12 3 (1.43%) VB
12 3 (1.43%) C++
13 2 (0.95%) PL/1
14 1 (0.48%) VB6
14 1 (0.48%) VBA
14 1 (0.48%) C
14 1 (0.48%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (5.71%) IBM
2 9 (4.29%) Sybase
3 8 (3.81%) Reuters
3 8 (3.81%) Bloomberg
3 8 (3.81%) ParAccel
4 5 (2.38%) BT
4 5 (2.38%) SAP
4 5 (2.38%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.43%) JD Edwards
5 3 (1.43%) Fiserv
6 2 (0.95%) Oracle
6 2 (0.95%) TIBCO
6 2 (0.95%) Perforce
7 1 (0.48%) Google
7 1 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.48%) Cognos
7 1 (0.48%) Progress
7 1 (0.48%) Business Objects
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