The table below looks at the statistics for RPG skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RPG over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG
Rank 76 99 97
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -2
Permanent jobs citing RPG 25 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.89% 0.64% 0.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.84% 1.31% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 25 9 9
Median salary £41,000 £33,173 £38,783
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.59% -14.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,565 £37,157
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £41,126
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
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
651 686 603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 49.10% 48.65% 45.03%
Number of salaries quoted 575 569 541
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,346 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.36% -

RPG
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region citing RPG as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RPG within the Wales region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +22 25 £41,000 +23.59%
RPG
UK

RPG
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT jobs citing RPG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for RPG.

1 34 (100.00%) AS400
1 34 (100.00%) Finance
2 32 (94.12%) RPG IV
3 6 (17.65%) C
3 6 (17.65%) Degree
3 6 (17.65%) iSeries
3 6 (17.65%) RPG/400
3 6 (17.65%) SQL
4 2 (5.88%) SDLC
4 2 (5.88%) Java
4 2 (5.88%) Advertising
4 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 34 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 34 (100.00%) Developer
1 34 (100.00%) RPG Developer
2 32 (94.12%) AS400 Developer
3 9 (26.47%) Senior AS400 Developer
3 9 (26.47%) Senior Developer
3 9 (26.47%) Senior RPG Developer
4 6 (17.65%) AS400 Programmer
4 6 (17.65%) Programmer
4 6 (17.65%) RPG Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 34 (100.00%) AS400
2 6 (17.65%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (5.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 32 (94.12%) RPG IV
2 6 (17.65%) C
2 6 (17.65%) RPG/400
2 6 (17.65%) SQL
3 2 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Degree