The first table below looks at the demand for RPG skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RPG over the 3 months to 25 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 for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG
Rank 212 201 202
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Permanent jobs citing RPG 2 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.037% 0.11% 0.041%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.076% 0.23% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 2
Average salary £36,750 £36,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.68% -43.84%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,750 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-0.64% -7.73%
Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2625 2640 2590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.87% 47.52% 53.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2262 2333 2289
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
RPG
England

RPG
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing RPG across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

RPG Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

RPG
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RPG across the West Midlands region.

RPG Salary Trend in the West Midlands

RPG
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RPG within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 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
(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
Birmingham 0 2 £36,750 -10.90%
RPG
England

RPG
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 11 (84.62%) Delphi
2 10 (76.92%) AS400
3 9 (69.23%) iSeries
4 8 (61.54%) Finance
5 7 (53.85%) Banking
5 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
5 7 (53.85%) Degree
5 7 (53.85%) Mathematics
5 7 (53.85%) Computer Science
5 7 (53.85%) C
5 7 (53.85%) C#
5 7 (53.85%) Java
5 7 (53.85%) OO
6 5 (38.46%) XML
7 4 (30.77%) SQL
7 4 (30.77%) QA
7 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (23.08%) Web Services
9 2 (15.38%) MS Office
9 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
9 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
9 2 (15.38%) System Testing
9 2 (15.38%) RPG IV
10 1 (7.69%) Synon
10 1 (7.69%) Change Management
10 1 (7.69%) HTML
10 1 (7.69%) Synon Analyst Programmer
10 1 (7.69%) Change Control

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Synon
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Programmer
2 7 (53.85%) Delphi Developer
2 7 (53.85%) Software Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) Delphi Programmer
2 7 (53.85%) Delphi Software Engineer
3 6 (46.15%) Analyst
4 5 (38.46%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (15.38%) RPG Programmer
5 2 (15.38%) RPG Analyst Programmer
5 2 (15.38%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Support Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) XML
2 3 (23.08%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) Synon Analyst Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) AS400
2 9 (69.23%) iSeries
3 7 (53.85%) Mathematics
3 7 (53.85%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
1 7 (53.85%) OO
2 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
3 2 (15.38%) System Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Change Control
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) Delphi
2 7 (53.85%) Java
2 7 (53.85%) C
2 7 (53.85%) C#
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft