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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 69 78 66
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Permanent jobs citing R 5 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.68% 0.48% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.42% 0.98% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 2
Median salary £24,500 £45,000 £43,125
Median salary % change year-on-year
-45.55% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £45,000 £39,625
10% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £45,000 £46,625
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.75%
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
353 408 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 48.29% 48.51% 46.55%
Number of salaries quoted 327 342 281
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,000 £47,000
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 24 August 2016.

R Salary Histogram in Cardiff

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 3 (37.50%) Java
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) Web Development
1 3 (37.50%) Mathematics
1 3 (37.50%) Apache Hive
1 3 (37.50%) Hadoop
1 3 (37.50%) Statistical Modelling
1 3 (37.50%) Apache Pig
1 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
2 2 (25.00%) MapReduce
2 2 (25.00%) Tableau
2 2 (25.00%) QA
2 2 (25.00%) Spotfire
2 2 (25.00%) QlikView
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) SPSS
2 2 (25.00%) Statistics
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Data Mining
2 2 (25.00%) Games
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Scala

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 3 (37.50%) Apache Pig
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Apache Hive
1 3 (37.50%) Hadoop
2 2 (25.00%) Data Mining
2 2 (25.00%) QlikView
2 2 (25.00%) Spotfire
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) Big Data
3 1 (12.50%) Mahout
General
1 2 (25.00%) Games
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Junior
1 3 (37.50%) Junior Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Junior Software Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Software Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Data Visualisation Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Statistician
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Mathematics
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Statistics
2 2 (25.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (37.50%) Statistical Modelling
1 3 (37.50%) Web Development
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
2 2 (25.00%) MapReduce
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Machine Learning
3 1 (12.50%) Statistical Learning
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Tableau