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 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 80 98 94
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -4
Permanent jobs citing R 10 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.90% 0.32% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.81% 0.61% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 2
Median salary £48,500 £45,000 £43,125
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £45,000 £39,625
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £46,625
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.75%
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
552 653 538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 49.42% 51.54% 48.34%
Number of salaries quoted 516 561 493
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 24 August 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 24 August 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
Cardiff +9 5 £24,500 -45.55%
Newport - 3 £55,000 -
Torfaen - 2 £61,250 -
R
Wales

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

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 South Wales region with a requirement for R.

1 9 (47.37%) .NET
2 8 (42.11%) Java
2 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 8 (42.11%) Hadoop
2 8 (42.11%) Apache Hive
2 8 (42.11%) Apache Pig
3 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (36.84%) SQL
4 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
4 6 (31.58%) IIS
4 6 (31.58%) COM
4 6 (31.58%) ITIL
4 6 (31.58%) Windows
4 6 (31.58%) Python
4 6 (31.58%) MSMQ
4 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
4 6 (31.58%) VMware
4 6 (31.58%) Cisco
4 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
4 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
4 6 (31.58%) PCI DSS
4 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (31.58%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (31.58%) Mahout
4 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (31.58%) Apache Spark
4 6 (31.58%) Coaching

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 (42.11%) Apache Pig
2 6 (31.58%) Apache Spark
2 6 (31.58%) IIS
2 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) Apache Hive
1 8 (42.11%) Hadoop
2 6 (31.58%) Mahout
3 5 (26.32%) NoSQL
4 2 (10.53%) Data Mining
4 2 (10.53%) QlikView
4 2 (10.53%) Spotfire
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
5 1 (5.26%) Big Data
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Games
3 1 (5.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Data Scientist
1 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (31.58%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Junior
2 3 (15.79%) Junior Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Junior Software Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Software Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Data Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Data Visualisation Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Statistician
4 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) .NET
2 6 (31.58%) COM
2 6 (31.58%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (26.32%) Algorithms
2 5 (26.32%) Mathematics
3 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.53%) Statistics
3 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
4 1 (5.26%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
1 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Coaching
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (15.79%) Machine Learning
3 3 (15.79%) Statistical Modelling
3 3 (15.79%) Web Development
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (10.53%) MapReduce
5 1 (5.26%) Analytics
5 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Statistical Learning
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) Java
2 7 (36.84%) SQL
3 6 (31.58%) Python
4 5 (26.32%) C#
4 5 (26.32%) C++
5 1 (5.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (31.58%) PCI DSS
2 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
1 6 (31.58%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Cisco
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
1 6 (31.58%) VMware
2 2 (10.53%) Tableau