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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG
Rank - 96 68
Permanent jobs citing RPG 0 6 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.46% 1.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.87% 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 15
Median salary - £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
566 691 540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 53.65% 52.87% 50.61%
Number of salaries quoted 521 600 478
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,600 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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
Top 12 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 25 (100.00%) AS400
1 25 (100.00%) Finance
2 24 (96.00%) RPG IV
3 6 (24.00%) C
3 6 (24.00%) Degree
3 6 (24.00%) SQL
3 6 (24.00%) RPG/400
4 5 (20.00%) iSeries
5 2 (8.00%) SDLC
5 2 (8.00%) Java
6 1 (4.00%) Advertising
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development

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:

General
1 25 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (100.00%) Developer
1 25 (100.00%) RPG Developer
2 23 (92.00%) AS400 Developer
3 9 (36.00%) Senior AS400 Developer
3 9 (36.00%) Senior Developer
3 9 (36.00%) Senior RPG Developer
4 5 (20.00%) AS400 Programmer
4 5 (20.00%) Programmer
4 5 (20.00%) RPG Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 25 (100.00%) AS400
2 5 (20.00%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.00%) SDLC
2 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (96.00%) RPG IV
2 6 (24.00%) C
2 6 (24.00%) RPG/400
2 6 (24.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree