The table below looks at the statistics for RPG skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RPG over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG
Rank 73 87 56
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -31
Permanent jobs citing RPG 3 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.42% 0.12% 1.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.86% 0.24% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 7
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.23%
RPG
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Programming Languages Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
348 413 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 48.40% 49.17% 46.35%
Number of salaries quoted 321 349 279
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

RPG
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region citing RPG as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

RPG Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

RPG
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

RPG Salary Trend in Cardiff

RPG
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for RPG.

1 28 (100.00%) AS400
1 28 (100.00%) Finance
2 26 (92.86%) RPG IV
3 6 (21.43%) C
3 6 (21.43%) Degree
3 6 (21.43%) iSeries
3 6 (21.43%) RPG/400
3 6 (21.43%) SQL
4 2 (7.14%) SDLC
4 2 (7.14%) Java
4 2 (7.14%) Advertising
4 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

General
1 28 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (100.00%) Developer
1 28 (100.00%) RPG Developer
2 26 (92.86%) AS400 Developer
3 9 (32.14%) Senior AS400 Developer
3 9 (32.14%) Senior Developer
3 9 (32.14%) Senior RPG Developer
4 6 (21.43%) AS400 Programmer
4 6 (21.43%) Programmer
4 6 (21.43%) RPG Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 28 (100.00%) AS400
2 6 (21.43%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 26 (92.86%) RPG IV
2 6 (21.43%) C
2 6 (21.43%) RPG/400
2 6 (21.43%) SQL
3 2 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Degree