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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 66 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Permanent jobs citing R 2 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.31% 1.73% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.66% 3.36% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 0
Average salary £43,125 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.21% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £46,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+18.27% +24.00%
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
304 298 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 46.84% 51.65% 47.74%
Number of salaries quoted 277 260 156
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £34,545
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -3.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,750 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,210 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 10 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 2 (100.00%) SAS
1 2 (100.00%) SPSS
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Statistical Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Predictive Modelling

R
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Data Mining
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Statistical Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Predictive Modelling