The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG
Rank - 193 196
Permanent jobs citing RPG 0 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.21% 0.042%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.43% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 2
Average salary - £45,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.19%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.35%
RPG
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2851 2542 2480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.69% 48.72% 52.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2469 2240 2158
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,564 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) iSeries
2 1 (50.00%) Synon Analyst Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Synon
2 1 (50.00%) Delphi
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Synon
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 2 (100.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Synon Analyst Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) iSeries
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Delphi
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
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