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

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG
Rank 84 89 74
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Permanent jobs citing RPG 18 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.55% 0.92% 1.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.23% 1.72% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 13
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £38,783
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +16.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,173 £30,565 £35,783
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £45,000 £40,783
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +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
558 641 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 48.19% 53.82% 50.85%
Number of salaries quoted 468 568 399
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 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
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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 +6 17 £40,000 -11.11%
Newport -2 1 £55,000 +79.94%
RPG
Wales

RPG
Top 29 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 30 (96.77%) Finance
2 24 (77.42%) AS400
3 19 (61.29%) RPG IV
4 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (16.13%) SQL
5 5 (16.13%) iSeries
6 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
6 4 (12.90%) Degree
6 4 (12.90%) RPG/400
6 4 (12.90%) Banking
6 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
6 4 (12.90%) Scrum
7 3 (9.68%) Advertising
8 2 (6.45%) Change Management
8 2 (6.45%) Java
8 2 (6.45%) Software Delivery
9 1 (3.23%) Data Migration
9 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
9 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
9 1 (3.23%) DB2
9 1 (3.23%) Windows
9 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
9 1 (3.23%) OS/400
9 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (3.23%) IBM
9 1 (3.23%) PMI
9 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
9 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
9 1 (3.23%) Migration

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) DB2
General
1 30 (96.77%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Banking
2 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.68%) Advertising
4 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) AS400 Developer
1 23 (74.19%) Developer
2 15 (48.39%) RPG Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Analyst Programmer
4 4 (12.90%) Programmer
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Analyst Programmer
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Programme Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Programmer
5 2 (6.45%) Development Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Software Development Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Software Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Applications Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Business Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Business Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Data Migration Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Project Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 24 (77.42%) AS400
2 5 (16.13%) iSeries
3 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.23%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) OS/400
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
1 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
1 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (12.90%) Scrum
2 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
3 2 (6.45%) Change Management
3 2 (6.45%) Software Delivery
4 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.23%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.23%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 19 (61.29%) RPG IV
2 5 (16.13%) SQL
3 4 (12.90%) RPG/400
4 2 (6.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) IBM