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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG
Rank 70 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -
Permanent jobs citing RPG 5 28 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.65% 5.38% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.11% 9.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 0
Average salary £30,000 £32,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
451 293 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 58.88% 56.35% 59.61%
Number of salaries quoted 419 252 346
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 29 August 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
Bath - 5 £30,000 -
RPG
South West

RPG
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 17 (94.44%) AS400
2 16 (88.89%) RPG IV
3 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
3 11 (61.11%) SQL
4 8 (44.44%) Ext JS
4 8 (44.44%) CSS
4 8 (44.44%) HTML
5 7 (38.89%) Web Services
6 5 (27.78%) Project Planning
6 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
6 5 (27.78%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) ERP

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Programmer
2 10 (55.56%) RPG Programmer
3 8 (44.44%) Developer
3 8 (44.44%) Analyst
3 8 (44.44%) Analyst Programmer
4 7 (38.89%) AS400 Developer
4 7 (38.89%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
5 5 (27.78%) RPG Analyst Programmer
6 4 (22.22%) RPG Developer
7 2 (11.11%) Developer Analyst
8 1 (5.56%) Graduate Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Junior Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Graduate
8 1 (5.56%) Junior
8 1 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) HTML
1 8 (44.44%) CSS
1 8 (44.44%) Ext JS
2 7 (38.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (94.44%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Systems Analysis
1 5 (27.78%) Project Planning
2 1 (5.56%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) RPG IV
2 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
2 11 (61.11%) SQL