The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM RPG
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 61 55
Permanent jobs citing RPG 0 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff - 1.43% 2.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 2.67% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 15
Median salary - £41,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -8.88%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £41,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -8.53% -8.88%  

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 Cardiff with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 307 374 341
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 54.82% 53.43% 52.95%
Number of salaries quoted 278 316 292
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +9.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

RPG
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff 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 Cardiff

RPG
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for RPG in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for RPG.

1 9 (100.00%) Finance
1 9 (100.00%) iSeries
2 7 (77.78%) RPG IV
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (55.56%) AS400
5 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
5 4 (44.44%) Banking
5 4 (44.44%) Scrum
5 4 (44.44%) RPG/400
5 4 (44.44%) Degree
5 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
5 4 (44.44%) Feasibility Study
6 3 (33.33%) IFS
6 3 (33.33%) System Testing
6 3 (33.33%) RPG III
6 3 (33.33%) DB2
6 3 (33.33%) FTP
7 2 (22.22%) Advertising

RPG
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) DB2
General
1 9 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Banking
2 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
3 2 (22.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
1 9 (100.00%) RPG Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Programmer
2 6 (66.67%) RPG Programmer
3 5 (55.56%) AS400 Developer
4 4 (44.44%) Analyst
4 4 (44.44%) Analyst Developer
4 4 (44.44%) Analyst Programmer
4 4 (44.44%) Developer Analyst
4 4 (44.44%) RPG Analyst Programmer
4 4 (44.44%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (44.44%) Senior Analyst Programmer
4 4 (44.44%) Senior Developer
4 4 (44.44%) Senior Programme Analyst
4 4 (44.44%) Senior Programmer
4 4 (44.44%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
4 4 (44.44%) Senior RPG Developer
4 4 (44.44%) Senior RPG Programmer
5 2 (22.22%) AS400 Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) iSeries
2 5 (55.56%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Feasibility Study
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
2 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
3 3 (33.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) RPG IV
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) RPG/400
3 3 (33.33%) RPG III
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) IFS