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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG
Rank 199 173 214
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +41
Permanent jobs citing RPG 29 37 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.47% 0.73% 0.018%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.83% 1.28% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 28 19 0
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £39,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.87% -
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
3514 2898 3044
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 56.64% 56.86% 54.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3005 2579 2784
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 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
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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
Gloucestershire 0 18 £37,500 -11.76%
Wiltshire - 6 £47,500 -
Somerset -43 5 £30,000 -6.25%
RPG
England

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 47 (82.46%) RPG IV
2 40 (70.18%) AS400
3 26 (45.61%) HTML
3 26 (45.61%) CSS
4 23 (40.35%) JavaScript
4 23 (40.35%) SQL
5 16 (28.07%) Finance
6 11 (19.30%) iSeries
7 10 (17.54%) INSURE/90
8 8 (14.04%) Web Services
8 8 (14.04%) Ext JS
9 6 (10.53%) Java
9 6 (10.53%) Data Extraction
9 6 (10.53%) RPG III
10 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
10 5 (8.77%) Systems Analysis
10 5 (8.77%) Project Planning
11 4 (7.02%) SharePoint
11 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
11 4 (7.02%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (7.02%) HTML5
12 3 (5.26%) SOAP
12 3 (5.26%) RAD
12 3 (5.26%) Automated Testing
12 3 (5.26%) Ajax
12 3 (5.26%) Selenium
12 3 (5.26%) jQuery
12 3 (5.26%) SoapUI
13 2 (3.51%) C#
13 2 (3.51%) COBOL

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 4 (7.02%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (17.54%) INSURE/90
2 2 (3.51%) ProductWriter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.75%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.26%) SoapUI
2 3 (5.26%) Selenium
3 1 (1.75%) Synon
General
1 16 (28.07%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (70.18%) Developer
2 28 (49.12%) RPG Developer
3 25 (43.86%) AS400 Developer
4 20 (35.09%) Programmer
5 13 (22.81%) Analyst
5 13 (22.81%) Analyst Programmer
6 12 (21.05%) RPG Programmer
7 9 (15.79%) Senior Developer
8 7 (12.28%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
9 5 (8.77%) RPG Analyst Programmer
9 5 (8.77%) Senior RPG Developer
10 2 (3.51%) Developer Analyst
11 1 (1.75%) Graduate Developer
11 1 (1.75%) JavaScript Developer
11 1 (1.75%) Graduate
11 1 (1.75%) Junior
11 1 (1.75%) Java Developer
11 1 (1.75%) Junior Developer
11 1 (1.75%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (45.61%) HTML
1 26 (45.61%) CSS
2 8 (14.04%) Web Services
2 8 (14.04%) Ext JS
3 4 (7.02%) HTML5
4 3 (5.26%) Ajax
4 3 (5.26%) jQuery
4 3 (5.26%) SOAP
5 2 (3.51%) .NET
6 1 (1.75%) J2EE
6 1 (1.75%) XML
6 1 (1.75%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.75%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 40 (70.18%) AS400
2 11 (19.30%) iSeries
3 6 (10.53%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (8.77%) Systems Analysis
1 5 (8.77%) Project Planning
2 3 (5.26%) RAD
2 3 (5.26%) Automated Testing
3 2 (3.51%) Software Engineering
4 1 (1.75%) ERP
4 1 (1.75%) OO
Programming Languages
1 47 (82.46%) RPG IV
2 23 (40.35%) JavaScript
2 23 (40.35%) SQL
3 6 (10.53%) Java
3 6 (10.53%) RPG III
4 2 (3.51%) COBOL
4 2 (3.51%) C#
4 2 (3.51%) VB.NET
4 2 (3.51%) Pascal
5 1 (1.75%) RPG/400
5 1 (1.75%) C++
Vendors
1 4 (7.02%) Microsoft