The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited R over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 68 73 59
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -14
Permanent jobs citing R 6 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.91% 0.15% 1.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.57% 0.29% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 7
Median salary £42,000 £50,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% +29.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £50,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +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
382 347 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 57.79% 52.50% 49.25%
Number of salaries quoted 361 304 263
Median salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £44,850 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

R
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region citing R as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing R across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016.

R Salary Histogram in Cardiff

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, IT jobs citing R 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 R.

1 7 (70.00%) Python
2 6 (60.00%) Hadoop
2 6 (60.00%) Apache Hive
2 6 (60.00%) Machine Learning
2 6 (60.00%) Statistical Modelling
2 6 (60.00%) Apache Pig
3 5 (50.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) Data Analysis
4 4 (40.00%) Scala
4 4 (40.00%) Analytics
4 4 (40.00%) Mahout
4 4 (40.00%) Big Data
4 4 (40.00%) Apache Spark
4 4 (40.00%) Algorithms
4 4 (40.00%) Statistical Learning
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (20.00%) SPSS
6 2 (20.00%) Econometrics
6 2 (20.00%) Pandas
6 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
6 2 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
6 2 (20.00%) Degree
6 2 (20.00%) MapReduce
6 2 (20.00%) Tableau
6 2 (20.00%) Statistics
6 2 (20.00%) Games
6 2 (20.00%) Visualisation
6 2 (20.00%) QA

R
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (60.00%) Apache Pig
2 4 (40.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (10.00%) Apache
3 1 (10.00%) JBoss
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) Apache Hive
1 6 (60.00%) Hadoop
2 4 (40.00%) Big Data
2 4 (40.00%) Mahout
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (20.00%) QlikView
4 2 (20.00%) Spotfire
5 1 (10.00%) MySQL
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Data Scientist
2 3 (30.00%) Machine Learning Scientist
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Data Visualisation Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) Statistician
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Pandas
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (20.00%) Statistics
2 2 (20.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) CentOS
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Machine Learning
1 6 (60.00%) Statistical Modelling
2 4 (40.00%) Analytics
2 4 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) Statistical Learning
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (20.00%) Econometrics
3 2 (20.00%) MapReduce
4 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Security Management
4 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Python
2 4 (40.00%) Scala
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (10.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) Perl
4 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Tableau
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) F5
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Radware
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) VMware