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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM RPG
Rank 76 62 70
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +8
Permanent jobs citing RPG 16 26 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.33% 2.59% 1.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.83% 6.02% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 16 18 20
Average salary £45,000 £38,783 £36,400
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.03% +6.54%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.89%
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
565 432 597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 46.85% 43.11% 57.07%
Number of salaries quoted 494 375 537
Average salary £36,500 £34,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.35% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,690
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Cardiff -10 16 £45,000 +16.03%
RPG
Wales

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 21 (87.50%) RPG IV
2 19 (79.17%) Finance
3 18 (75.00%) iSeries
4 17 (70.83%) AS400
5 7 (29.17%) Degree
6 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 6 (25.00%) SQL
6 6 (25.00%) Banking
6 6 (25.00%) RPG/400
6 6 (25.00%) Unit Testing
7 5 (20.83%) Data Migration
7 5 (20.83%) INSURE/90
7 5 (20.83%) Web Services
7 5 (20.83%) XML
7 5 (20.83%) ETL
7 5 (20.83%) Migration
8 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (8.33%) Advertising
9 2 (8.33%) DB2
10 1 (4.17%) IIS
10 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
10 1 (4.17%) UNIX
10 1 (4.17%) AIX
10 1 (4.17%) Apache
10 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
10 1 (4.17%) OS/400
10 1 (4.17%) IBM
10 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
10 1 (4.17%) COBOL
10 1 (4.17%) Scrum

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) IIS
1 1 (4.17%) Apache
1 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 5 (20.83%) INSURE/90
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) DB2
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 19 (79.17%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Programmer
2 16 (66.67%) Analyst
2 16 (66.67%) RPG Programmer
3 15 (62.50%) Analyst Programmer
4 14 (58.33%) RPG Analyst Programmer
5 7 (29.17%) Team Leader
5 7 (29.17%) Development Team Leader
6 6 (25.00%) RPG Developer
6 6 (25.00%) Senior Programmer
6 6 (25.00%) Senior Analyst Programmer
6 6 (25.00%) Developer
6 6 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (20.83%) Senior Developer
7 5 (20.83%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
7 5 (20.83%) Senior RPG Developer
7 5 (20.83%) Senior RPG Programmer
7 5 (20.83%) Developer Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Software Development Team Leader
8 1 (4.17%) Software Programmer
8 1 (4.17%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) Web Services
1 5 (20.83%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (75.00%) iSeries
2 17 (70.83%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) UNIX
1 1 (4.17%) AIX
1 1 (4.17%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 5 (20.83%) Data Migration
2 5 (20.83%) ETL
2 5 (20.83%) Migration
3 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.17%) Scrum
4 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.17%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (87.50%) RPG IV
2 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) RPG/400
3 1 (4.17%) COBOL
3 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) IBM