The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for RPG skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited RPG over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM RPG
Wales / South Wales
Rank - 89 88
Permanent jobs citing RPG 0 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales - 0.81% 1.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.64% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 15
Median salary - £41,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -8.88%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £41,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -8.53% -8.88%  

RPG is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 471 611 602
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 54.77% 49.55% 51.10%
Number of salaries quoted 415 516 524
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% +4.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

RPG
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing RPG as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for RPG in South Wales

RPG
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for RPG in South Wales

RPG
Top 19 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for RPG.

1 9 (100.00%) Finance
1 9 (100.00%) iSeries
2 7 (77.78%) RPG IV
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (55.56%) AS400
5 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
5 4 (44.44%) Banking
5 4 (44.44%) Scrum
5 4 (44.44%) RPG/400
5 4 (44.44%) Degree
5 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
5 4 (44.44%) Feasibility Study
6 3 (33.33%) IFS
6 3 (33.33%) System Testing
6 3 (33.33%) RPG III
6 3 (33.33%) DB2
6 3 (33.33%) FTP
7 2 (22.22%) Advertising

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in South 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) DB2
General
1 9 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Banking
2 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
3 2 (22.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
1 9 (100.00%) RPG Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Programmer
2 6 (66.67%) RPG Programmer
3 5 (55.56%) AS400 Developer
4 4 (44.44%) Analyst
4 4 (44.44%) Analyst Developer
4 4 (44.44%) Analyst Programmer
4 4 (44.44%) Developer Analyst
4 4 (44.44%) RPG Analyst Programmer
4 4 (44.44%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (44.44%) Senior Analyst Programmer
4 4 (44.44%) Senior Developer
4 4 (44.44%) Senior Programme Analyst
4 4 (44.44%) Senior Programmer
4 4 (44.44%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
4 4 (44.44%) Senior RPG Developer
4 4 (44.44%) Senior RPG Programmer
5 2 (22.22%) AS400 Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) iSeries
2 5 (55.56%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Feasibility Study
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
2 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
3 3 (33.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) RPG IV
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) RPG/400
3 3 (33.33%) RPG III
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) IFS