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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG
Rank 56 61 62
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Permanent jobs citing RPG 16 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 2.75% 1.94% 2.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.73% 3.35% 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 6
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +53.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £27,250
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
338 328 413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 58.18% 57.75% 60.91%
Number of salaries quoted 296 296 367
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +0.62%

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 April 2016. 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 +20 16 £44,000 +10.00%
RPG
South West

RPG
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 12 (75.00%) HTML
2 11 (68.75%) Manufacturing
3 10 (62.50%) AS400
4 8 (50.00%) SQL
4 8 (50.00%) Web Services
4 8 (50.00%) OS/400
5 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
6 6 (37.50%) CSS
6 6 (37.50%) XML
7 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
7 5 (31.25%) Digital Media
8 4 (25.00%) RPG IV
9 3 (18.75%) Ext JS
9 3 (18.75%) Infor
9 3 (18.75%) RPG/400
10 2 (12.50%) Front End Development
11 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
11 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
11 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
11 1 (6.25%) iSeries
11 1 (6.25%) Data Entry
11 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
11 1 (6.25%) Data Management
11 1 (6.25%) Project Planning

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (6.25%) MS Excel
General
1 11 (68.75%) Manufacturing
2 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Development Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 4 (25.00%) Programmer
2 4 (25.00%) RPG Analyst Programmer
2 4 (25.00%) RPG Programmer
3 3 (18.75%) Application Development Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Applications Development Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Applications Manager
3 3 (18.75%) AS400 Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) IT Development Manager
3 3 (18.75%) IT Manager
3 3 (18.75%) RPG Developer
4 1 (6.25%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) AS400 Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) Database Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Database Analyst Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) Database Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) HTML
2 8 (50.00%) Web Services
3 6 (37.50%) CSS
3 6 (37.50%) XML
4 3 (18.75%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) AS400
2 5 (31.25%) Digital Media
3 1 (6.25%) iSeries
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Front End Development
2 1 (6.25%) Data Entry
2 1 (6.25%) Data Management
2 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
2 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
2 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 4 (25.00%) RPG IV
4 3 (18.75%) RPG/400
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Infor