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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM RPG
Rank 764 780 786
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +6
Permanent jobs citing RPG 134 153 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.13% 0.085%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.23% 0.24% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 114 137 62
Average salary £40,000 £38,783 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.13% +3.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £48,577
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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
57027 62715 58228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.48% 52.16% 52.86%
Number of salaries quoted 48601 53554 50191
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 June 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 June 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 +20 113 £40,000 -4.76% 7
South East +28 33 £37,500 -16.66% 2
South West -15 24 £40,000 +6.66%
East of England +26 18 £43,750 -
Somerset +21 14 £40,000 +60.00%
Hampshire +16 14 £37,500 -
London -4 11 £57,500 +27.77%
City of London +45 10 £57,500 +15.00%
Bath +30 10 £40,000 +48.14%
North West +16 10 £53,000 +37.66% 3
Milton Keynes - 10 £35,000 -
Norwich - 10 £43,750 -
Norfolk - 10 £43,750 -
Buckinghamshire - 10 £35,000 -
South Wales 0 9 £33,173 -14.46%
Cardiff -1 9 £33,173 -18.65%
Wales -7 9 £33,173 -14.46%
Bedford - 8 - -
Bedfordshire - 8 - -
Scotland +10 7 £43,000 +22.85%
East Midlands -1 7 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Cheshire -1 7 £53,000 +70.96% 1
Gloucestershire -27 7 £42,000 +12.00%
Kent +15 6 £45,000 +38.46%
Warrington +8 6 £53,000 +70.96% 1
Glasgow -1 6 £52,750 +30.24%
West Midlands -2 6 £40,000 +19.40% 1
Birmingham -13 6 £40,000 +19.40%
Southampton +4 4 £58,750 +23.68%
Northamptonshire -9 4 £40,000 -15.78%

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 160 (58.39%) AS400
2 114 (41.61%) iSeries
3 112 (40.88%) RPG IV
4 102 (37.23%) SQL
5 85 (31.02%) Java
6 80 (29.20%) Finance
7 63 (22.99%) COBOL
8 53 (19.34%) SDLC
9 49 (17.88%) DB2
10 44 (16.06%) Agile Software Development
11 43 (15.69%) HTML
12 41 (14.96%) E-Commerce
13 36 (13.14%) JavaScript
14 29 (10.58%) CSS
15 26 (9.49%) Oracle
16 24 (8.76%) Web Services
16 24 (8.76%) TDD
17 23 (8.39%) Telecoms
18 22 (8.03%) UniData
18 22 (8.03%) XML
18 22 (8.03%) Unit Testing
19 21 (7.66%) .NET
20 20 (7.30%) IBM
20 20 (7.30%) Banking
20 20 (7.30%) Billing
20 20 (7.30%) Spring
21 19 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
21 19 (6.93%) JUnit
21 19 (6.93%) Hibernate
22 18 (6.57%) Disaster Recovery

RPG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 11 (4.01%) WebSphere
2 6 (2.19%) Tomcat
3 5 (1.82%) Confluence
4 4 (1.46%) IBM Notes
5 3 (1.09%) Apache
6 2 (0.73%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.36%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.36%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (2.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.55%) BPCS
2 5 (1.82%) Misys Equation
2 5 (1.82%) INSURE/90
3 4 (1.46%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 2 (0.73%) JDE World
4 2 (0.73%) SunGard GMI
5 1 (0.36%) Movex
5 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.09%) FTP
2 1 (0.36%) DMZ
2 1 (0.36%) Firewall
2 1 (0.36%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (17.88%) DB2
2 22 (8.03%) UniData
3 15 (5.47%) SQL Server
4 4 (1.46%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.73%) DB2 UDB
5 2 (0.73%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.36%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 19 (6.93%) JUnit
2 13 (4.74%) Synon
3 5 (1.82%) JIRA
4 3 (1.09%) Subversion
5 2 (0.73%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.36%) Selenium
6 1 (0.36%) Hudson
General
1 80 (29.20%) Finance
2 23 (8.39%) Telecoms
3 20 (7.30%) Billing
3 20 (7.30%) Banking
4 9 (3.28%) Pharmaceutical
4 9 (3.28%) French Language
5 6 (2.19%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.82%) Back Office
7 4 (1.46%) Retail
8 2 (0.73%) Advertising
8 2 (0.73%) Marketing
9 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.36%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 114 (41.61%) Developer
2 76 (27.74%) Analyst
3 71 (25.91%) Programmer
4 66 (24.09%) Analyst Programmer
5 57 (20.80%) AS400 Developer
6 54 (19.71%) RPG Developer
7 38 (13.87%) RPG Programmer
8 32 (11.68%) RPG Analyst Programmer
9 19 (6.93%) Java Developer
10 17 (6.20%) Team Leader
10 17 (6.20%) Development Team Leader
11 15 (5.47%) Production Manager
12 14 (5.11%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
12 14 (5.11%) Software Manager
13 13 (4.74%) AS400 Support
13 13 (4.74%) Software Engineer
13 13 (4.74%) Technical Support
14 12 (4.38%) Pick Developer
15 11 (4.01%) Delivery Manager
15 11 (4.01%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (15.69%) HTML
2 29 (10.58%) CSS
3 24 (8.76%) Web Services
4 22 (8.03%) XML
5 21 (7.66%) .NET
6 20 (7.30%) Spring
7 19 (6.93%) Hibernate
8 18 (6.57%) Apache Flex
9 13 (4.74%) REST
10 12 (4.38%) jQuery
10 12 (4.38%) SOAP
11 7 (2.55%) EDI
11 7 (2.55%) Synon Analyst Programmer
12 6 (2.19%) ASP.NET
13 5 (1.82%) Ext JS
14 4 (1.46%) ODBC
14 4 (1.46%) JSON
15 1 (0.36%) JMS
15 1 (0.36%) WebSphere MQ
15 1 (0.36%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 160 (58.39%) AS400
2 114 (41.61%) iSeries
3 19 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (1.82%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.82%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.73%) Client/Server
5 2 (0.73%) Replication
5 2 (0.73%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.36%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.55%) Windows
2 5 (1.82%) Linux
3 3 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.73%) UNIX
4 2 (0.73%) OS/400
5 1 (0.36%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (19.34%) SDLC
2 44 (16.06%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (14.96%) E-Commerce
4 24 (8.76%) TDD
5 22 (8.03%) Unit Testing
6 18 (6.57%) Configuration Management
6 18 (6.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 14 (5.11%) Validation
7 14 (5.11%) Software Engineering
7 14 (5.11%) Performance Management
8 13 (4.74%) Mentoring
8 13 (4.74%) SOA
9 12 (4.38%) ERP
10 11 (4.01%) Automated Testing
10 11 (4.01%) Technical Analysis
11 9 (3.28%) Logistics
11 9 (3.28%) Migration
11 9 (3.28%) Scrum
12 8 (2.92%) Line Management
13 7 (2.55%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 112 (40.88%) RPG IV
2 102 (37.23%) SQL
3 85 (31.02%) Java
4 63 (22.99%) COBOL
5 36 (13.14%) JavaScript
6 15 (5.47%) PL/1
7 14 (5.11%) RPG/400
8 12 (4.38%) C#
9 10 (3.65%) C
10 6 (2.19%) PHP
11 5 (1.82%) VB
12 4 (1.46%) C++
13 2 (0.73%) RPG III
14 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.36%) VBA
14 1 (0.36%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 17 (6.20%) Degree
2 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.19%) SLA
2 4 (1.46%) QA
3 1 (0.36%) EMIR
3 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (1.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.46%) MOM
Vendors
1 26 (9.49%) Oracle
2 20 (7.30%) IBM
3 13 (4.74%) JD Edwards
4 6 (2.19%) Microsoft
4 6 (2.19%) Sybase
5 5 (1.82%) Misys
6 4 (1.46%) MAPICS
6 4 (1.46%) Lotus
6 4 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.46%) BT
6 4 (1.46%) Perforce
7 2 (0.73%) VMware
7 2 (0.73%) Infor
7 2 (0.73%) Twitter
7 2 (0.73%) SunGard
8 1 (0.36%) Citrix
8 1 (0.36%) Cognos
8 1 (0.36%) DataCash
8 1 (0.36%) Google
8 1 (0.36%) MKS
Reading, Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Scunthorpe, South Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + CAR + GREAT BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancashire
First Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
UK
First Recruitment Group
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago