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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 91 78 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Permanent jobs citing R 2 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.18% 1.03% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.37% 2.01% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 0
Average salary £43,125 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £46,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+18.27% +16.25%
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
540 597 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 48.69% 51.20% 49.20%
Number of salaries quoted 497 550 390
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing R within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -11 2 £43,125 +23.21% 2
R
Wales

R
Top 14 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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%) SAS
1 3 (100.00%) SPSS
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Statistical Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) Data Mining
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk
3 1 (33.33%) Predictive Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) SQL

R
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Data Mining
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Credit Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Risk Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Credit Risk Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL