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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RPG over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM RPG
Wales / South Wales
Rank 72 74 88
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +14
Permanent jobs citing RPG 9 18 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.01% 1.69% 0.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.95% 3.47% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 9 18 8
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £30,565
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +30.86%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%

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
462 518 630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 51.85% 48.59% 55.56%
Number of salaries quoted 421 438 586
Median salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

RPG
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing RPG as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RPG within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +3 9 £40,000 -
RPG
Wales

RPG
Top 19 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT jobs citing RPG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for RPG.

1 9 (100.00%) Finance
1 9 (100.00%) iSeries
2 7 (77.78%) RPG IV
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (55.56%) AS400
5 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
5 4 (44.44%) Banking
5 4 (44.44%) Scrum
5 4 (44.44%) RPG/400
5 4 (44.44%) Degree
5 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
5 4 (44.44%) Feasibility Study
6 3 (33.33%) IFS
6 3 (33.33%) System Testing
6 3 (33.33%) RPG III
6 3 (33.33%) DB2
6 3 (33.33%) FTP
7 2 (22.22%) Advertising

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) DB2
General
1 9 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Banking
2 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
3 2 (22.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
1 9 (100.00%) RPG Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Programmer
2 6 (66.67%) RPG Programmer
3 5 (55.56%) AS400 Developer
4 4 (44.44%) Analyst
4 4 (44.44%) Analyst Developer
4 4 (44.44%) Analyst Programmer
4 4 (44.44%) Developer Analyst
4 4 (44.44%) RPG Analyst Programmer
4 4 (44.44%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (44.44%) Senior Analyst Programmer
4 4 (44.44%) Senior Developer
4 4 (44.44%) Senior Programme Analyst
4 4 (44.44%) Senior Programmer
4 4 (44.44%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
4 4 (44.44%) Senior RPG Developer
4 4 (44.44%) Senior RPG Programmer
5 2 (22.22%) AS400 Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) iSeries
2 5 (55.56%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Feasibility Study
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
2 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
3 3 (33.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) RPG IV
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) RPG/400
3 3 (33.33%) RPG III
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) IFS