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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank - 96 89
Permanent jobs citing R 0 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.092% 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.20% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 5
Average salary - £33,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.85%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +26.86%
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
548 491 585
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 46.24% 45.05% 54.78%
Number of salaries quoted 483 447 537
Average salary £36,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,925 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 29 May 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) MATLAB
2 2 (66.67%) GIS
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) MS Access
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) PlayStation
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Economics
3 1 (33.33%) Statistics
3 1 (33.33%) Operations Research
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) Predictive Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Fraud Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) EViews
3 1 (33.33%) Customer Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Markov Chain
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (33.33%) SAS
3 1 (33.33%) SPSS
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Postgraduate
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance

R
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) EViews
1 1 (33.33%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) MS Access
2 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Credit Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) GIS
1 2 (66.67%) PlayStation
2 1 (33.33%) Economics
2 1 (33.33%) Statistics
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Research
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Predictive Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Fraud Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Markov Chain
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Econometrics
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Basel II