The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG
Rank 86 88 83
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs citing RPG 7 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.61% 0.091% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.28% 0.18% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 1
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +58.33%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-3.75% -4.76%
Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
546 569 429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 47.77% 51.63% 51.87%
Number of salaries quoted 505 515 394
Average salary £33,000 £33,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.49% +1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
RPG
Wales

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
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 29 July 2014. 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 -6 3 £42,500 -10.52%
RPG
Wales

RPG
Top 24 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 26 (81.25%) SQL
2 24 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 24 (75.00%) Banking
2 24 (75.00%) Degree
2 24 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 24 (75.00%) RPG IV
3 12 (37.50%) Data Migration
3 12 (37.50%) RPG/400
3 12 (37.50%) Migration
3 12 (37.50%) INSURE/90
3 12 (37.50%) DB2
3 12 (37.50%) Web Services
3 12 (37.50%) XML
3 12 (37.50%) ETL
4 8 (25.00%) Java
5 5 (15.63%) .NET
6 4 (12.50%) Workflow
7 2 (6.25%) HTML
8 1 (3.13%) C#
8 1 (3.13%) C++
8 1 (3.13%) Remedy
8 1 (3.13%) Finance
8 1 (3.13%) Advertising
8 1 (3.13%) Business Analysis

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 12 (37.50%) INSURE/90
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (37.50%) DB2
General
1 24 (75.00%) Telecoms
1 24 (75.00%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (75.00%) Analyst
2 16 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
3 8 (25.00%) Senior Analyst Programmer
3 8 (25.00%) Analyst Programmer
3 8 (25.00%) Programmer
3 8 (25.00%) Senior Programmer
4 5 (15.63%) Team Leader
4 5 (15.63%) Development Team Leader
5 3 (9.38%) Development Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Software Development Team Leader
6 1 (3.13%) Software Team Leader
6 1 (3.13%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) Web Services
1 12 (37.50%) XML
2 5 (15.63%) .NET
3 2 (6.25%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 12 (37.50%) Data Migration
2 12 (37.50%) ETL
2 12 (37.50%) Migration
3 4 (12.50%) Workflow
4 1 (3.13%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (81.25%) SQL
2 24 (75.00%) RPG IV
3 12 (37.50%) RPG/400
4 8 (25.00%) Java
5 1 (3.13%) C#
5 1 (3.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 24 (75.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (3.13%) Remedy