The table below looks at the statistics for RPG skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RPG over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG
Rank 87 102 80
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -22
Permanent jobs citing RPG 19 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.44% 0.66% 1.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.91% 1.20% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 19 9 13
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £38,783
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +16.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,173 £30,565 £35,783
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £45,000 £40,783
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
RPG
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
654 747 595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 49.43% 54.53% 55.92%
Number of salaries quoted 558 642 528
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,750 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,450 £47,350
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

RPG
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

RPG Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

RPG
Salary Trend in Wales

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

RPG Salary Trend in Wales

RPG
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RPG across the Wales region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

RPG Salary Histogram in Wales

RPG
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RPG within the Wales region over the 3 months to 11 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
South Wales +17 19 £40,000 -11.11%
RPG
UK

RPG
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wales 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 30 (96.77%) Finance
2 24 (77.42%) AS400
3 19 (61.29%) RPG IV
4 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (16.13%) SQL
5 5 (16.13%) iSeries
6 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
6 4 (12.90%) Degree
6 4 (12.90%) RPG/400
6 4 (12.90%) Banking
6 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
6 4 (12.90%) Scrum
7 3 (9.68%) Advertising
8 2 (6.45%) Change Management
8 2 (6.45%) Java
8 2 (6.45%) Software Delivery
9 1 (3.23%) Data Migration
9 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
9 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
9 1 (3.23%) DB2
9 1 (3.23%) Windows
9 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
9 1 (3.23%) OS/400
9 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (3.23%) IBM
9 1 (3.23%) PMI
9 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
9 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
9 1 (3.23%) Migration

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wales 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) DB2
General
1 30 (96.77%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Banking
2 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.68%) Advertising
4 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) AS400 Developer
1 23 (74.19%) Developer
2 15 (48.39%) RPG Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Analyst Programmer
4 4 (12.90%) Programmer
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Analyst Programmer
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Programme Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Programmer
5 2 (6.45%) Development Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Software Development Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Software Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.23%) Applications Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Business Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Data Migration Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Project Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 24 (77.42%) AS400
2 5 (16.13%) iSeries
3 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.23%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) OS/400
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
1 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
1 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (12.90%) Scrum
2 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
3 2 (6.45%) Change Management
3 2 (6.45%) Software Delivery
4 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.23%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.23%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 19 (61.29%) RPG IV
2 5 (16.13%) SQL
3 4 (12.90%) RPG/400
4 2 (6.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) IBM