The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited R over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank - - 90
Permanent jobs citing R 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales - - 0.097%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.17%
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
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 South Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
575 431 593
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 47.25% 42.55% 57.68%
Number of salaries quoted 504 375 534
Average salary £36,000 £34,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £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 South Wales

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

R Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

R
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

R Salary Trend in South Wales

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 6 (100.00%) MATLAB
2 4 (66.67%) C
2 4 (66.67%) C++
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) SAS
2 4 (66.67%) SPSS
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Analytics
2 4 (66.67%) EViews
2 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (50.00%) Customer Analytics
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) UNIX
4 2 (33.33%) MS Access
4 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (33.33%) GIS
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (33.33%) Credit Risk
4 2 (33.33%) Retail
4 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) PlayStation
5 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
5 1 (16.67%) Economics
5 1 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Statistics
5 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
5 1 (16.67%) Operations Research
5 1 (16.67%) Econometrics

R
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 (66.67%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) SPSS
1 4 (66.67%) EViews
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) MS Access
2 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Customer Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Credit Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Credit Risk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Statistical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) PlayStation
2 2 (33.33%) Credit Risk
2 2 (33.33%) GIS
3 1 (16.67%) Economics
3 1 (16.67%) Statistics
3 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Analytics
2 3 (50.00%) Customer Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Operations Research
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) Predictive Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) Fraud Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) Econometrics
4 1 (16.67%) Markov Chain
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) MATLAB
2 4 (66.67%) C
2 4 (66.67%) C++
2 4 (66.67%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Basel II