The table below looks at the statistics for RPG skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RPG over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM RPG
Rank 94 71 72
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +1
Permanent jobs citing RPG 7 16 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.59% 1.80% 1.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.10% 3.17% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 12
Average salary £30,565 £38,783 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.18% -13.81%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
RPG
Wales

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

Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
634 504 535
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 53.73% 56.57% 58.73%
Number of salaries quoted 576 450 481
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,650 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

RPG
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

RPG Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

RPG
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

RPG Salary Trend in South Wales

RPG
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RPG across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

RPG Salary Histogram in South Wales

RPG
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RPG within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 January 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
Newport +4 4 £30,565 -21.18%
Cardiff -24 3 £45,000 +16.03%
RPG
Wales

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 23 (79.31%) SQL
2 21 (72.41%) Java
3 18 (62.07%) HTML
4 9 (31.03%) Finance
5 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (24.14%) RPG IV
6 6 (20.69%) People Management
6 6 (20.69%) Unit Testing
6 6 (20.69%) Degree
7 5 (17.24%) Web Services
7 5 (17.24%) XML
7 5 (17.24%) ETL
7 5 (17.24%) Banking
7 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
7 5 (17.24%) Migration
7 5 (17.24%) Data Migration
7 5 (17.24%) Data Structures
7 5 (17.24%) RPG/400
8 4 (13.79%) INSURE/90
8 4 (13.79%) Scrum
8 4 (13.79%) AS400
8 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
9 3 (10.34%) Advertising
9 3 (10.34%) iSeries
10 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
10 2 (6.90%) Change Management
11 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
11 1 (3.45%) Project Management
11 1 (3.45%) J2EE
11 1 (3.45%) Spring

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) INSURE/90
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
2 5 (17.24%) Banking
3 3 (10.34%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Team Leader
2 10 (34.48%) Development Team Leader
3 8 (27.59%) Programmer
4 7 (24.14%) Analyst
4 7 (24.14%) Analyst Programmer
4 7 (24.14%) RPG Programmer
5 6 (20.69%) RPG Analyst Programmer
5 6 (20.69%) Development Manager
5 6 (20.69%) Java Team Leader
6 5 (17.24%) Delivery Manager
6 5 (17.24%) Senior Analyst Programmer
6 5 (17.24%) RPG Developer
6 5 (17.24%) Senior Programmer
6 5 (17.24%) Developer
6 5 (17.24%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (13.79%) Services Delivery Manager
7 4 (13.79%) Service Manager
7 4 (13.79%) Senior Developer
7 4 (13.79%) Developer Analyst
7 4 (13.79%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (62.07%) HTML
2 5 (17.24%) Web Services
2 5 (17.24%) XML
3 1 (3.45%) Spring
3 1 (3.45%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Data Structures
2 4 (13.79%) AS400
3 3 (10.34%) iSeries
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.69%) Unit Testing
2 6 (20.69%) People Management
3 5 (17.24%) Data Migration
3 5 (17.24%) Migration
3 5 (17.24%) ETL
4 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
4 4 (13.79%) Scrum
5 2 (6.90%) Change Management
5 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.45%) Project Management
6 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (79.31%) SQL
2 21 (72.41%) Java
3 7 (24.14%) RPG IV
4 5 (17.24%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Degree