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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM RPG
Rank 63 53 68
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +15
Permanent jobs citing RPG 1 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.21% 2.29% 0.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.34% 4.05% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Average salary £35,000 - £26,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,250
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -0.62%
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
291 321 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 59.75% 56.61% 62.11%
Number of salaries quoted 273 270 372
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,984 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 8 (100.00%) AS400
2 6 (75.00%) RPG IV
3 3 (37.50%) Ext JS
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) Infor
5 1 (12.50%) iSeries

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst Programmer
1 5 (62.50%) Programmer
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) AS400 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Ext JS
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
1 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) AS400
2 1 (12.50%) iSeries
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) RPG IV
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Infor