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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 54 - 52
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing R 5 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.81% - 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.64% - 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 2
Average salary £30,500 - £28,250
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 - £26,850
10% offered a salary of more than £45,900 - £29,650
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -
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
305 296 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 49.59% 59.68% 57.01%
Number of salaries quoted 278 266 224
Average salary £35,000 £36,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +13.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing R across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

R Salary Histogram in Cardiff

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 9 (100.00%) SPSS
1 9 (100.00%) Analytics
1 9 (100.00%) SAS
2 6 (66.67%) Data Mining
3 5 (55.56%) Statistical Modelling
3 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
4 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) Retail
4 4 (44.44%) Degree
4 4 (44.44%) MATLAB
4 4 (44.44%) C
4 4 (44.44%) C++
4 4 (44.44%) Java
4 4 (44.44%) EViews
4 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
5 3 (33.33%) Predictive Modelling
5 3 (33.33%) Customer Analytics
6 2 (22.22%) UNIX
6 2 (22.22%) Credit Risk
6 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
6 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
7 1 (11.11%) Econometrics
7 1 (11.11%) Operations Research
7 1 (11.11%) Time Management
7 1 (11.11%) Fraud Modelling
7 1 (11.11%) SQL
7 1 (11.11%) Basel II
7 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking

R
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 9 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (100.00%) SPSS
2 4 (44.44%) EViews
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) Data Mining
General
1 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Customer Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Statistical Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Credit Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Credit Risk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Credit Risk
3 1 (11.11%) Economics
3 1 (11.11%) Statistics
3 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Analytics
2 5 (55.56%) Statistical Modelling
3 3 (33.33%) Predictive Modelling
3 3 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Customer Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Fraud Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) Econometrics
5 1 (11.11%) Operations Research
5 1 (11.11%) Time Management
5 1 (11.11%) Markov Chain
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C
1 4 (44.44%) C++
1 4 (44.44%) Java
1 4 (44.44%) MATLAB
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Basel II