The table below looks at the statistics for RPG skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RPG over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM RPG
Rank 54 73 46
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -27
Permanent jobs citing RPG 16 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 2.63% 1.08% 2.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.62% 1.60% 4.64%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 6
Average salary £40,000 £25,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -19.35%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
RPG
South West

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

Programming Languages Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
346 563 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 56.91% 67.67% 57.98%
Number of salaries quoted 320 513 315
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,258
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

RPG
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

RPG Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

RPG
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

RPG Salary Trend in Somerset

RPG
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RPG within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
Bath +27 12 £40,000 +48.14%
RPG
South West

RPG
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 15 (88.24%) AS400
2 13 (76.47%) RPG IV
3 8 (47.06%) SQL
4 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
5 5 (29.41%) Web Services
6 4 (23.53%) Ext JS
6 4 (23.53%) HTML
6 4 (23.53%) CSS
7 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
7 3 (17.65%) iSeries
8 2 (11.76%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
9 1 (5.88%) Infor
9 1 (5.88%) Microsoft

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Analyst
1 10 (58.82%) Analyst Programmer
1 10 (58.82%) Programmer
2 7 (41.18%) AS400 Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Developer
3 5 (29.41%) RPG Programmer
4 2 (11.76%) RPG Analyst Programmer
4 2 (11.76%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) Web Services
2 4 (23.53%) Ext JS
2 4 (23.53%) HTML
2 4 (23.53%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (88.24%) AS400
2 3 (17.65%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) RPG IV
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.88%) Infor