The table below looks at the statistics for RPG skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RPG over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG
Rank 237 234 203
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -31
Permanent jobs citing RPG 17 9 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.29% 0.15% 0.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.51% 0.27% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 10
Average salary £35,000 £41,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
RPG
England

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 West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3303 3278 3113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 57.20% 55.89% 58.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2851 2926 2784
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

RPG
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing RPG across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

RPG Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

RPG
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RPG across the South West region.

RPG Salary Trend in the South West

RPG
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RPG within the South West region over the 3 months to 14 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
(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
Bristol - 13 £35,000 -
Wiltshire - 4 £41,000 -
RPG
England

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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 27 (71.05%) RPG IV
2 22 (57.89%) Finance
3 15 (39.47%) AS400
4 14 (36.84%) iSeries
5 13 (34.21%) Apache CXF
5 13 (34.21%) Liferay
5 13 (34.21%) Vaadin
5 13 (34.21%) PrimeFaces
5 13 (34.21%) JSON
5 13 (34.21%) Velocity
5 13 (34.21%) Hibernate
5 13 (34.21%) Spring
5 13 (34.21%) JSF
5 13 (34.21%) Java
5 13 (34.21%) Linux
5 13 (34.21%) SOAP
5 13 (34.21%) Web Services
6 10 (26.32%) INSURE/90
7 7 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
8 5 (13.16%) Retail
9 4 (10.53%) Banking
9 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
10 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
10 3 (7.89%) SQL
10 3 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (7.89%) IFS
11 2 (5.26%) Data Structures
11 2 (5.26%) Infor
11 2 (5.26%) VB

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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 13 (34.21%) Liferay
2 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 10 (26.32%) INSURE/90
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (57.89%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Retail
3 4 (10.53%) Banking
3 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (63.16%) Developer
2 13 (34.21%) Java Developer
3 12 (31.58%) Analyst
3 12 (31.58%) Analyst Programmer
3 12 (31.58%) Programmer
3 12 (31.58%) RPG Analyst Programmer
3 12 (31.58%) RPG Programmer
4 11 (28.95%) RPG Developer
5 4 (10.53%) AS400 Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Applications Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Applications Support
6 2 (5.26%) Applications Support Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
6 2 (5.26%) AS400 Programmer
6 2 (5.26%) AS400 Support
6 2 (5.26%) Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (34.21%) Apache CXF
1 13 (34.21%) Hibernate
1 13 (34.21%) JSF
1 13 (34.21%) JSON
1 13 (34.21%) PrimeFaces
1 13 (34.21%) SOAP
1 13 (34.21%) Spring
1 13 (34.21%) Vaadin
1 13 (34.21%) Velocity
1 13 (34.21%) Web Services
2 2 (5.26%) .NET
2 2 (5.26%) CSS
2 2 (5.26%) HTML
2 2 (5.26%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (39.47%) AS400
2 14 (36.84%) iSeries
3 2 (5.26%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 13 (34.21%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (5.26%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 27 (71.05%) RPG IV
2 13 (34.21%) Java
3 3 (7.89%) SQL
4 2 (5.26%) C#
4 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.26%) VB
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) IFS
3 2 (5.26%) IBM
3 2 (5.26%) Infor
3 2 (5.26%) MAPICS