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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG
Rank 72 62 81
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +19
Permanent jobs citing RPG 24 41 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.86% 2.99% 1.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.64% 5.01% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 18 29 17
Average salary £39,000 £35,783 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.99% -2.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,065 £28,695
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £40,783 £44,300
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,900
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.82%
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
659 818 582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 51.20% 59.75% 51.14%
Number of salaries quoted 557 750 531
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,739
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 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
(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 -8 24 £39,000 +8.99%
RPG
UK

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 28 (96.55%) Java
2 21 (72.41%) SQL
3 20 (68.97%) HTML
4 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.69%) Finance
4 6 (20.69%) People Management
4 6 (20.69%) Data Structures
5 5 (17.24%) .NET
6 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
6 4 (13.79%) Workflow
6 4 (13.79%) Scrum
7 3 (10.34%) Advertising
8 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
8 2 (6.90%) Change Management
9 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
9 1 (3.45%) AS400
9 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
9 1 (3.45%) C#
9 1 (3.45%) C++
9 1 (3.45%) J2EE
9 1 (3.45%) Web Services
9 1 (3.45%) XML
9 1 (3.45%) ETL
9 1 (3.45%) Remedy
9 1 (3.45%) Project Management
9 1 (3.45%) Migration
9 1 (3.45%) Banking
9 1 (3.45%) Spring
9 1 (3.45%) Degree

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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.

General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Advertising
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Team Leader
2 15 (51.72%) Development Team Leader
3 9 (31.03%) Development Manager
4 6 (20.69%) Java Team Leader
5 5 (17.24%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (13.79%) Services Delivery Manager
6 4 (13.79%) Service Manager
7 3 (10.34%) Software Manager
8 2 (6.90%) Software Development Manager
9 1 (3.45%) Analyst Programmer
9 1 (3.45%) Programmer
9 1 (3.45%) Analyst
9 1 (3.45%) Senior Analyst Programmer
9 1 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (3.45%) Senior Programmer
9 1 (3.45%) Software Development Team Leader
9 1 (3.45%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (68.97%) HTML
2 5 (17.24%) .NET
3 1 (3.45%) J2EE
3 1 (3.45%) Web Services
3 1 (3.45%) XML
3 1 (3.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (20.69%) People Management
2 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
2 4 (13.79%) Workflow
2 4 (13.79%) Scrum
3 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
3 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
3 2 (6.90%) Change Management
4 1 (3.45%) ETL
4 1 (3.45%) Project Management
4 1 (3.45%) Migration
4 1 (3.45%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 28 (96.55%) Java
2 21 (72.41%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) C#
3 1 (3.45%) C++
3 1 (3.45%) RPG/400
3 1 (3.45%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) Remedy