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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM RPG
Rank 217 199 199
Rank change year-on-year
-18 0
Permanent jobs citing RPG 23 30 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.39% 0.49% 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.68% 0.86% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 22 27 8
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £26,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
3384 3479 3100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 57.41% 56.94% 58.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2904 2981 2798
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
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 7 July 2015. 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 +23 13 £40,000 +53.84%
Gloucestershire -24 8 £42,000 +12.00%
Devon -10 2 £37,500 -
RPG
England

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 28 (73.68%) AS400
2 26 (68.42%) RPG IV
3 14 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 11 (28.95%) HTML
4 11 (28.95%) CSS
5 10 (26.32%) SQL
6 9 (23.68%) Finance
7 8 (21.05%) COBOL
8 7 (18.42%) UniData
8 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (18.42%) TDD
8 7 (18.42%) Java
8 7 (18.42%) E-Commerce
9 6 (15.79%) iSeries
10 5 (13.16%) Web Services
11 4 (10.53%) Synon
11 4 (10.53%) Ext JS
11 4 (10.53%) Synon Analyst Programmer
12 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
13 2 (5.26%) C
13 2 (5.26%) DB2
13 2 (5.26%) Banking
13 2 (5.26%) Retail
13 2 (5.26%) Software Engineering
13 2 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
13 2 (5.26%) Project Planning
13 2 (5.26%) Twitter
13 2 (5.26%) SDLC
13 2 (5.26%) Mathematics
13 2 (5.26%) Problem Management

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) UniData
2 2 (5.26%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Synon
General
1 9 (23.68%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Banking
2 2 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) Programmer
2 17 (44.74%) Developer
2 17 (44.74%) Analyst
2 17 (44.74%) Analyst Programmer
3 12 (31.58%) RPG Programmer
4 10 (26.32%) AS400 Developer
5 9 (23.68%) RPG Analyst Programmer
5 9 (23.68%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
6 7 (18.42%) Pick Developer
6 7 (18.42%) Systems Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Applications Support Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Applications Support
8 1 (2.63%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.63%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.95%) CSS
1 11 (28.95%) HTML
2 5 (13.16%) Web Services
3 4 (10.53%) Ext JS
3 4 (10.53%) Synon Analyst Programmer
4 1 (2.63%) .NET
4 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 28 (73.68%) AS400
2 6 (15.79%) iSeries
3 2 (5.26%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) E-Commerce
1 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (18.42%) TDD
2 2 (5.26%) Software Engineering
2 2 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (5.26%) Project Planning
2 2 (5.26%) Problem Management
2 2 (5.26%) Release Management
2 2 (5.26%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 26 (68.42%) RPG IV
2 14 (36.84%) JavaScript
3 10 (26.32%) SQL
4 8 (21.05%) COBOL
5 7 (18.42%) Java
6 2 (5.26%) C
7 1 (2.63%) C#
7 1 (2.63%) Pascal
Vendors
1 2 (5.26%) Twitter
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) Infor