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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM RPG
Rank 59 35 56
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +21
Permanent jobs citing RPG 13 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.97% 3.62% 1.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.43% 8.97% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 7
Average salary £45,000 £38,783 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.03% +3.42%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
379 156 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 57.42% 40.31% 62.48%
Number of salaries quoted 332 139 274
Average salary £36,500 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £26,200 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 29 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 18 (85.71%) Finance
2 15 (71.43%) iSeries
2 15 (71.43%) AS400
3 13 (61.90%) RPG IV
4 5 (23.81%) VCP4
4 5 (23.81%) HTML
4 5 (23.81%) Java
4 5 (23.81%) SQL
5 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
6 2 (9.52%) Advertising
6 2 (9.52%) Scrum
6 2 (9.52%) People Management
6 2 (9.52%) Data Structures
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
7 1 (4.76%) DB2
7 1 (4.76%) IIS
7 1 (4.76%) UNIX
7 1 (4.76%) AIX
7 1 (4.76%) Apache
7 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
7 1 (4.76%) OS/400
7 1 (4.76%) IBM
7 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.76%) COBOL
7 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
7 1 (4.76%) Degree

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) IIS
1 1 (4.76%) Apache
1 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) DB2
General
1 18 (85.71%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Team Leader
1 12 (57.14%) Development Team Leader
2 9 (42.86%) Programmer
2 9 (42.86%) RPG Programmer
3 8 (38.10%) Analyst
4 7 (33.33%) Analyst Programmer
4 7 (33.33%) RPG Analyst Programmer
5 3 (14.29%) Java Team Leader
6 2 (9.52%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (9.52%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (9.52%) Service Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Software Development Team Leader
7 1 (4.76%) Software Programmer
7 1 (4.76%) Software Team Leader
7 1 (4.76%) RPG Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (71.43%) AS400
1 15 (71.43%) iSeries
2 2 (9.52%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) UNIX
1 1 (4.76%) AIX
1 1 (4.76%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
2 2 (9.52%) Scrum
2 2 (9.52%) People Management
3 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
3 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) RPG IV
2 5 (23.81%) Java
2 5 (23.81%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.76%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) VCP4
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) IBM