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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited R over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 77 - 96
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing R 15 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.32% - 0.090%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.77% - 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 15 0 1
Median salary £48,500 - £33,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
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
541 607 498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 47.46% 49.07% 44.70%
Number of salaries quoted 496 519 457
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,562
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

R
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing R across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

R Salary Histogram in South Wales

R
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing R within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport - 7 £48,500 -
Cardiff - 5 £21,500 -
Torfaen - 3 £55,000 -
R
Wales

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 South Wales region with a requirement for R.

1 11 (55.00%) .NET
2 10 (50.00%) Finance
3 9 (45.00%) Java
4 8 (40.00%) SQL
4 8 (40.00%) IIS
4 8 (40.00%) COM
4 8 (40.00%) ITIL
4 8 (40.00%) Windows
4 8 (40.00%) MSMQ
4 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 8 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 8 (40.00%) VMware
4 8 (40.00%) Cisco
4 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (40.00%) PCI DSS
4 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (40.00%) Coaching
4 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (35.00%) Apache Pig
5 7 (35.00%) Hadoop
5 7 (35.00%) Apache Hive
6 6 (30.00%) Mathematics
6 6 (30.00%) C++
7 5 (25.00%) Python

R
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 8 (40.00%) IIS
1 8 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (35.00%) Apache Pig
3 5 (25.00%) Apache Spark
4 2 (10.00%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) EViews
2 1 (5.00%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
1 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) Apache Hive
1 7 (35.00%) Hadoop
2 5 (25.00%) Mahout
2 5 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (10.00%) Data Mining
3 2 (10.00%) QlikView
3 2 (10.00%) Spotfire
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Games
3 1 (5.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 8 (40.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Data Scientist
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Junior
3 3 (15.00%) Junior Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Junior Software Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Data Visualisation Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Credit Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Data Modeller
5 1 (5.00%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Credit Risk Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) .NET
2 8 (40.00%) COM
2 8 (40.00%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (30.00%) Mathematics
3 4 (20.00%) Algorithms
4 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (10.00%) Credit Risk
4 2 (10.00%) Visualisation
5 1 (5.00%) Economics
5 1 (5.00%) Physics
5 1 (5.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
1 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Coaching
1 8 (40.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (15.00%) Web Development
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (10.00%) Machine Learning
4 2 (10.00%) MapReduce
5 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.00%) Operations Research
5 1 (5.00%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) Java
2 8 (40.00%) SQL
3 6 (30.00%) C++
4 5 (25.00%) C#
4 5 (25.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) C
5 1 (5.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
1 3 (15.00%) PhD
2 1 (5.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (40.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Cisco
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (10.00%) Tableau