The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited R over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank - - 66
Permanent jobs citing R 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff - - 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £26,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +11.11%
R
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
338 214 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 52.16% 43.67% 61.40%
Number of salaries quoted 289 185 298
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

R
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing R across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

R Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

R
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

R Salary Trend in Cardiff

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing R 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 R.

1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) SAS
1 4 (100.00%) SPSS
1 4 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) Analytics
1 4 (100.00%) EViews
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) Customer Analytics
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (50.00%) Retail
3 2 (50.00%) Credit Risk
3 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
4 1 (25.00%) Postgraduate
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Econometrics
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Basel II
4 1 (25.00%) Time Management
4 1 (25.00%) Predictive Modelling
4 1 (25.00%) Fraud Modelling
4 1 (25.00%) Markov Chain
4 1 (25.00%) Economics
4 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis

R
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing R 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 R. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) SPSS
1 4 (100.00%) EViews
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Customer Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Credit Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Credit Risk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (25.00%) Economics
3 1 (25.00%) Statistics
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Analytics
2 3 (75.00%) Customer Analytics
3 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (25.00%) Econometrics
4 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Operations Research
4 1 (25.00%) Time Management
4 1 (25.00%) Predictive Modelling
4 1 (25.00%) Fraud Modelling
4 1 (25.00%) Markov Chain
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Basel II