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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM RPG
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 67 86
Permanent jobs citing RPG 0 24 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales - 2.11% 0.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 4.42% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 24 9
Median salary - £41,000 £33,173
Median salary % change year-on-year - +23.59%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.43% +2.50%  

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 341 543 593
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 47.03% 47.80% 48.81%
Number of salaries quoted 317 497 508
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,369
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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