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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG
Rank 60 70 84
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +14
Permanent jobs citing RPG 26 20 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.56% 1.95% 0.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.99% 3.37% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 18 20 4
Average salary £38,783 £36,400 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.54% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,783 £29,750 £27,925
10% offered a salary of more than £40,783 £36,400 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,400 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -2.93%
Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
434 593 481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 42.76% 57.68% 51.55%
Number of salaries quoted 378 534 407
Average salary £34,000 £33,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
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
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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +13 26 £38,783 +6.54% 1
RPG
Wales

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 43 (97.73%) SQL
2 42 (95.45%) Telecoms
2 42 (95.45%) Banking
2 42 (95.45%) Degree
2 42 (95.45%) Unit Testing
2 42 (95.45%) RPG IV
3 24 (54.55%) INSURE/90
3 24 (54.55%) DB2
4 19 (43.18%) XML
5 18 (40.91%) Web Services
5 18 (40.91%) ETL
5 18 (40.91%) Data Migration
5 18 (40.91%) RPG/400
5 18 (40.91%) Migration
6 2 (4.55%) Java
7 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.27%) .NET
7 1 (2.27%) HTML
7 1 (2.27%) CSS
7 1 (2.27%) JSP
7 1 (2.27%) LAN
7 1 (2.27%) VoIP
7 1 (2.27%) WAN
7 1 (2.27%) DHCP
7 1 (2.27%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.27%) DNS
7 1 (2.27%) Cisco
7 1 (2.27%) Intel
7 1 (2.27%) Nortel

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 24 (54.55%) INSURE/90
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) LAN
1 1 (2.27%) VoIP
1 1 (2.27%) WAN
1 1 (2.27%) DHCP
1 1 (2.27%) Ethernet
1 1 (2.27%) DNS
1 1 (2.27%) Internet
1 1 (2.27%) MPLS
1 1 (2.27%) Firewall
1 1 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (54.55%) DB2
General
1 42 (95.45%) Telecoms
1 42 (95.45%) Banking
2 1 (2.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 43 (97.73%) Analyst
2 28 (63.64%) Senior Analyst
3 14 (31.82%) Analyst Programmer
3 14 (31.82%) Programmer
3 14 (31.82%) Senior Programmer
3 14 (31.82%) Senior Analyst Programmer
4 1 (2.27%) Architect
4 1 (2.27%) Change Analyst
4 1 (2.27%) Release Analyst
4 1 (2.27%) Change and Release Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (43.18%) XML
2 18 (40.91%) Web Services
3 1 (2.27%) .NET
3 1 (2.27%) HTML
3 1 (2.27%) CSS
3 1 (2.27%) JSP
3 1 (2.27%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (95.45%) Unit Testing
2 18 (40.91%) ETL
2 18 (40.91%) Data Migration
2 18 (40.91%) Migration
3 1 (2.27%) Business Analysis
3 1 (2.27%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (97.73%) SQL
2 42 (95.45%) RPG IV
3 18 (40.91%) RPG/400
4 2 (4.55%) Java
5 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 42 (95.45%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (2.27%) Cisco
1 1 (2.27%) Intel
1 1 (2.27%) Nortel