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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG
Rank 806 676 789
Rank change year-on-year
-130 +113
Permanent jobs citing RPG 109 200 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.19% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.19% 0.35% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 83 140 80
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.35%

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
57652 56716 62660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.61% 53.02% 53.55%
Number of salaries quoted 48360 48904 54833
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 September 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 30 September 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 -135 74 £45,000 +12.50% 9
South East -38 23 £42,500 +6.25% 4
South Wales +12 21 £39,000 +11.22%
Wales 0 21 £39,000 +11.22%
Cardiff +9 20 £38,250 -1.37%
Lancashire - 18 £47,000 - 3
North West - 18 £47,000 - 3
Chorley - 17 £47,000 - 3
Scotland -6 14 £35,000 +7.69%
London -21 14 £72,000 +44.00%
South West -61 12 £41,250 -2.94% 1
Hampshire -34 9 £37,500 -6.25% 2
East Sussex - 8 £42,500 -
Wiltshire - 6 £47,500 -
Gloucestershire -11 5 £37,500 -11.76%
Kent -6 3 £60,000 +60.00% 1
East Midlands -7 3 £38,500 +6.94%
Midlands -4 2 £42,500 -15.00%
Berkshire -7 2 £51,250 -6.81% 1
Uxbridge - 2 £72,000 -
Whitstable - 2 £60,000 -
Northampton - 2 £44,250 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £44,250 -
Nottinghamshire +6 1 £38,000 +5.55%
Gloucester +6 1 £27,035 -39.92%
Nottingham +5 1 £38,000 +5.55%
Dartford 0 1 £32,500 +16.07% 1
Southampton -4 1 - - 1
Newport -5 1 £42,500 +21.20%
Glasgow -11 1 - -

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 144 (55.60%) RPG IV
2 138 (53.28%) SQL
3 95 (36.68%) AS400
4 83 (32.05%) HTML
5 76 (29.34%) iSeries
6 50 (19.31%) Finance
6 50 (19.31%) CSS
7 49 (18.92%) Java
8 47 (18.15%) .NET
9 38 (14.67%) JavaScript
10 37 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
11 35 (13.51%) DB2
12 32 (12.36%) INSURE/90
13 28 (10.81%) Change Management
14 24 (9.27%) C#
15 22 (8.49%) QA
15 22 (8.49%) RPG III
16 21 (8.11%) Waterfall
17 20 (7.72%) XML
18 19 (7.34%) ASP.NET
19 18 (6.95%) Banking
19 18 (6.95%) Degree
20 17 (6.56%) Web Services
21 15 (5.79%) IBM
21 15 (5.79%) Mentoring
22 14 (5.41%) Unit Testing
22 14 (5.41%) .NET Framework
23 13 (5.02%) Synon
23 13 (5.02%) OO
24 11 (4.25%) Business Intelligence

RPG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 9 (3.47%) Tomcat
2 4 (1.54%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.16%) IIS
4 2 (0.77%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.39%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.39%) SAS
5 1 (0.39%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (1.93%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 32 (12.36%) INSURE/90
2 2 (0.77%) ProductWriter
3 1 (0.39%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.16%) FTP
2 2 (0.77%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (13.51%) DB2
2 9 (3.47%) Sybase IQ
2 9 (3.47%) Sybase ASE
3 8 (3.09%) SQL Server
4 6 (2.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.93%) SAP Data Services
5 5 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.93%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (1.54%) DataStage
7 2 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.39%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.39%) QlikView
8 1 (0.39%) MySQL
8 1 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (5.02%) Synon
2 8 (3.09%) Eclipse
3 4 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.16%) SoapUI
4 3 (1.16%) Selenium
5 1 (0.39%) Dreamweaver
General
1 50 (19.31%) Finance
2 18 (6.95%) Banking
3 9 (3.47%) Front Office
4 6 (2.32%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.54%) Retail
6 3 (1.16%) Advertising
7 2 (0.77%) Games
7 2 (0.77%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.39%) French Language
8 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.39%) Back Office
8 1 (0.39%) Automotive
8 1 (0.39%) Legal
8 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 110 (42.47%) Developer
2 81 (31.27%) Analyst
3 77 (29.73%) Programmer
4 68 (26.25%) Analyst Programmer
5 67 (25.87%) RPG Developer
6 51 (19.69%) AS400 Developer
7 45 (17.37%) RPG Programmer
8 38 (14.67%) RPG Analyst Programmer
9 35 (13.51%) Team Leader
10 32 (12.36%) Senior Developer
11 28 (10.81%) Development Team Leader
12 21 (8.11%) Senior RPG Developer
13 17 (6.56%) Software Team Leader
13 17 (6.56%) Senior Analyst
14 15 (5.79%) Software Development Team Leader
15 14 (5.41%) .NET Team Leader
16 13 (5.02%) Development Manager
17 12 (4.63%) Senior Analyst Programmer
17 12 (4.63%) Senior Programmer
18 9 (3.47%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (32.05%) HTML
2 50 (19.31%) CSS
3 47 (18.15%) .NET
4 20 (7.72%) XML
5 19 (7.34%) ASP.NET
6 17 (6.56%) Web Services
7 14 (5.41%) .NET Framework
8 10 (3.86%) Spring
9 9 (3.47%) Hibernate
10 8 (3.09%) Java EE
10 8 (3.09%) Grails
10 8 (3.09%) XSLT
10 8 (3.09%) JSP
11 6 (2.32%) jQuery
11 6 (2.32%) Ext JS
11 6 (2.32%) Ajax
11 6 (2.32%) Synon Analyst Programmer
12 5 (1.93%) HTML5
13 3 (1.16%) SOAP
13 3 (1.16%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 95 (36.68%) AS400
2 76 (29.34%) iSeries
3 9 (3.47%) Reference Data
3 9 (3.47%) Data Structures
3 9 (3.47%) Equities
3 9 (3.47%) Statistics
4 6 (2.32%) Data Extraction
5 4 (1.54%) FMCG
6 3 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.77%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.39%) LPAR
8 1 (0.39%) Animation
8 1 (0.39%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.39%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.39%) Mobile Games
8 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.54%) Windows
2 3 (1.16%) Linux
3 2 (0.77%) i5/OS
4 1 (0.39%) UNIX
4 1 (0.39%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (10.81%) Change Management
3 21 (8.11%) Waterfall
4 15 (5.79%) Mentoring
5 14 (5.41%) Unit Testing
6 13 (5.02%) OO
7 11 (4.25%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (4.25%) Project Management
8 10 (3.86%) Service Delivery
8 10 (3.86%) Release Management
8 10 (3.86%) Time Management
9 9 (3.47%) Machine Learning
9 9 (3.47%) Migration
10 8 (3.09%) UML
10 8 (3.09%) OOD
10 8 (3.09%) SOA
10 8 (3.09%) ETL
10 8 (3.09%) Dependency Injection
11 7 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (2.70%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 144 (55.60%) RPG IV
2 138 (53.28%) SQL
3 49 (18.92%) Java
4 38 (14.67%) JavaScript
5 24 (9.27%) C#
6 22 (8.49%) RPG III
7 10 (3.86%) Python
8 9 (3.47%) Perl
8 9 (3.47%) Ruby
9 8 (3.09%) Groovy
9 8 (3.09%) COBOL
10 7 (2.70%) RPG/400
11 6 (2.32%) VB
12 5 (1.93%) VB.NET
12 5 (1.93%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.93%) VB6
13 4 (1.54%) C++
14 3 (1.16%) Delphi
14 3 (1.16%) C
15 2 (0.77%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 18 (6.95%) Degree
2 8 (3.09%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.49%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.39%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (5.79%) IBM
2 11 (4.25%) Oracle
2 11 (4.25%) Sybase
2 11 (4.25%) SAP
3 10 (3.86%) Microsoft
4 9 (3.47%) Reuters
4 9 (3.47%) Bloomberg
4 9 (3.47%) ParAccel
5 8 (3.09%) AccuRev
5 8 (3.09%) JBoss
6 5 (1.93%) Business Objects
6 5 (1.93%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.77%) Fiserv
7 2 (0.77%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.39%) Cognos
8 1 (0.39%) Progress
8 1 (0.39%) Remedy
Berkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Dartford, Kent
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Dorset
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Northgate Human Resources
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 26 days ago