The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for RPG skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited RPG over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM RPG
UK / Scotland
Rank - 151 151
Permanent jobs citing RPG 0 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.17% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.35% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 6
Median salary - £71,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +58.88%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £41,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -8.53% -8.88%  

RPG is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1383 1418 1632
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 60.71% 48.76% 52.92%
Number of salaries quoted 802 905 1054
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,499
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.43% +1.23%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,450 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

RPG
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing RPG as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for RPG in Scotland

RPG
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RPG in Scotland.

Salary trend for RPG in Scotland