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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM RPG
Rank 87 72 80
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +8
Permanent jobs citing RPG 18 25 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.29% 2.05% 1.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.69% 4.58% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 18 17 19
Average salary £45,000 £38,783 £36,400
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.03% +6.54%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,400
% change year-on-year
- +9.89%
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
668 546 735
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 47.95% 44.86% 58.66%
Number of salaries quoted 569 483 659
Average salary £35,500 £33,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.97% +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,450 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £41,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 April 2015.

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 28 April 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
South Wales -19 18 £45,000 +16.03%
RPG
UK

RPG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 22 (88.00%) RPG IV
2 21 (84.00%) Finance
3 20 (80.00%) iSeries
4 19 (76.00%) AS400
5 6 (24.00%) Degree
6 5 (20.00%) INSURE/90
6 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 5 (20.00%) RPG/400
6 5 (20.00%) Banking
6 5 (20.00%) SQL
6 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
7 4 (16.00%) Migration
7 4 (16.00%) Web Services
7 4 (16.00%) XML
7 4 (16.00%) ETL
7 4 (16.00%) Data Migration
8 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (8.00%) Advertising
9 2 (8.00%) DB2
10 1 (4.00%) IIS
10 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
10 1 (4.00%) UNIX
10 1 (4.00%) AIX
10 1 (4.00%) Apache
10 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
10 1 (4.00%) OS/400
10 1 (4.00%) IBM
10 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
10 1 (4.00%) COBOL
10 1 (4.00%) Scrum

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) IIS
1 1 (4.00%) Apache
1 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) INSURE/90
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) DB2
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
General
1 21 (84.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Banking
2 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (72.00%) Programmer
1 18 (72.00%) RPG Programmer
2 17 (68.00%) Analyst
3 16 (64.00%) Analyst Programmer
3 16 (64.00%) RPG Analyst Programmer
4 7 (28.00%) Team Leader
4 7 (28.00%) Development Team Leader
5 6 (24.00%) Developer
5 6 (24.00%) RPG Developer
6 5 (20.00%) Senior Programmer
6 5 (20.00%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
6 5 (20.00%) Senior RPG Developer
6 5 (20.00%) Senior RPG Programmer
6 5 (20.00%) Senior Developer
6 5 (20.00%) Developer Analyst
6 5 (20.00%) Senior Analyst Programmer
6 5 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Applications Support
7 1 (4.00%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) Web Services
1 4 (16.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (80.00%) iSeries
2 19 (76.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) UNIX
1 1 (4.00%) AIX
1 1 (4.00%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (16.00%) Migration
2 4 (16.00%) ETL
2 4 (16.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.00%) Scrum
4 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 22 (88.00%) RPG IV
2 5 (20.00%) RPG/400
2 5 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.00%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) IBM