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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG
Rank 222 220 213
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Permanent jobs citing RPG 33 24 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.58% 0.39% 0.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.05% 0.71% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 27 21 20
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
3132 3359 3274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 55.37% 54.29% 56.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2675 2860 2836
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,300 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RPG across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

RPG Salary Histogram 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 1 May 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
Somerset +2 16 £44,000 +10.00%
Wiltshire - 9 £43,000 -
Bristol - 8 £38,000 -
RPG
England

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 36 (72.00%) RPG IV
2 26 (52.00%) AS400
3 21 (42.00%) Web Services
4 18 (36.00%) HTML
5 17 (34.00%) SQL
5 17 (34.00%) Manufacturing
6 15 (30.00%) iSeries
7 13 (26.00%) Apache CXF
7 13 (26.00%) Liferay
7 13 (26.00%) Velocity
7 13 (26.00%) JSON
7 13 (26.00%) Vaadin
7 13 (26.00%) PrimeFaces
7 13 (26.00%) Finance
7 13 (26.00%) Hibernate
7 13 (26.00%) Spring
7 13 (26.00%) JSF
7 13 (26.00%) Java
7 13 (26.00%) JavaScript
7 13 (26.00%) SOAP
7 13 (26.00%) Linux
8 12 (24.00%) CSS
9 10 (20.00%) Infor
10 9 (18.00%) RPG/400
11 8 (16.00%) OS/400
11 8 (16.00%) IFS
12 7 (14.00%) RPG III
12 7 (14.00%) System Testing
12 7 (14.00%) FTP
12 7 (14.00%) ERP

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (26.00%) Liferay
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) INSURE/90
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (34.00%) Manufacturing
2 13 (26.00%) Finance
3 5 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (62.00%) Developer
2 17 (34.00%) AS400 Developer
3 16 (32.00%) Programmer
4 13 (26.00%) Java Developer
5 10 (20.00%) Analyst
5 10 (20.00%) Analyst Programmer
5 10 (20.00%) RPG Developer
6 9 (18.00%) Development Manager
6 9 (18.00%) RPG Analyst Programmer
6 9 (18.00%) RPG Programmer
7 7 (14.00%) AS400 Programmer
8 3 (6.00%) Application Development Manager
8 3 (6.00%) Applications Development Manager
8 3 (6.00%) Applications Manager
8 3 (6.00%) IT Development Manager
8 3 (6.00%) IT Manager
9 1 (2.00%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
9 1 (2.00%) Database Analyst
9 1 (2.00%) Database Analyst Programmer
9 1 (2.00%) Database Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (42.00%) Web Services
2 18 (36.00%) HTML
3 13 (26.00%) Apache CXF
3 13 (26.00%) Hibernate
3 13 (26.00%) JSF
3 13 (26.00%) JSON
3 13 (26.00%) PrimeFaces
3 13 (26.00%) SOAP
3 13 (26.00%) Spring
3 13 (26.00%) Vaadin
3 13 (26.00%) Velocity
4 12 (24.00%) CSS
5 6 (12.00%) XML
6 3 (6.00%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (52.00%) AS400
2 15 (30.00%) iSeries
3 5 (10.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.00%) Linux
2 8 (16.00%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.00%) ERP
1 7 (14.00%) System Testing
2 2 (4.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (2.00%) Data Entry
3 1 (2.00%) Data Management
3 1 (2.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (2.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (2.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 36 (72.00%) RPG IV
2 17 (34.00%) SQL
3 13 (26.00%) Java
3 13 (26.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (18.00%) RPG/400
5 7 (14.00%) RPG III
Vendors
1 10 (20.00%) Infor
2 8 (16.00%) IFS
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft