Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for RPG skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited RPG over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM RPG
UK > Wales
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 145 138
Rank change year-on-year +14 -7 -17
Permanent jobs citing RPG 6 12 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.29% 0.45% 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.60% 0.87% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 17
Wales median annual salary £41,250 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £36,875 £33,173 £33,173
90th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £47,000
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

RPG is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 994 1375 1416
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 47.86% 51.98% 51.64%
Number of salaries quoted 913 1236 1185
Wales median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,320 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £47,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%

RPG
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing RPG as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for RPG in Wales

RPG
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for RPG 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +25 6 £41,250 +10.00% 1
RPG
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Wales region with a requirement for RPG.

1 5 (83.33%) AS400
1 5 (83.33%) iSeries
2 3 (50.00%) LPAR
2 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (50.00%) CCENT
2 3 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Advertising
2 3 (50.00%) OS/400
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) IBM
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (50.00%) Nagios
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (33.33%) RPG IV
4 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Migration

RPG
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (50.00%) Advertising
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst Programmer
2 2 (33.33%) Programmer
2 2 (33.33%) RPG Analyst Programmer
2 2 (33.33%) RPG Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Data Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Migration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) AS400
1 5 (83.33%) iSeries
2 3 (50.00%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) OS/400
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCENT
1 3 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) IBM
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) VMware