The table below looks at the statistics for RPG skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RPG over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG
Rank 56 67 42
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -25
Permanent jobs citing RPG 17 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.47% 0.75% 3.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.80% 1.40% 6.63%
Number of salaries quoted 17 5 13
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £38,783
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +16.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,173 £45,000 £35,783
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £45,000 £40,783
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
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
354 358 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 51.53% 54.00% 49.25%
Number of salaries quoted 291 324 181
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,783
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -2.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

RPG
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing RPG across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 28 (96.55%) Finance
2 23 (79.31%) AS400
3 18 (62.07%) RPG IV
4 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (17.24%) iSeries
6 4 (13.79%) RPG/400
6 4 (13.79%) Banking
6 4 (13.79%) Unit Testing
6 4 (13.79%) Degree
6 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
6 4 (13.79%) Scrum
6 4 (13.79%) SQL
7 3 (10.34%) Advertising
8 2 (6.90%) Java
8 2 (6.90%) Change Management
8 2 (6.90%) Software Delivery
9 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
9 1 (3.45%) DB2
9 1 (3.45%) Windows
9 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
9 1 (3.45%) OS/400
9 1 (3.45%) IBM
9 1 (3.45%) PMI
9 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) DB2
General
1 28 (96.55%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Banking
2 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
3 3 (10.34%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (75.86%) AS400 Developer
1 22 (75.86%) Developer
2 14 (48.28%) RPG Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Analyst Programmer
3 4 (13.79%) Programmer
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Analyst Programmer
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Programme Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Programmer
4 2 (6.90%) Development Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Software Development Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Software Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Applications Support
5 1 (3.45%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 23 (79.31%) AS400
2 5 (17.24%) iSeries
3 1 (3.45%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) OS/400
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
1 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (13.79%) Scrum
2 4 (13.79%) Unit Testing
3 2 (6.90%) Change Management
3 2 (6.90%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) RPG IV
2 4 (13.79%) RPG/400
2 4 (13.79%) SQL
3 2 (6.90%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) IBM