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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 88 - 79
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing R 6 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.53% - 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.02% - 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 2
Average salary £31,500 - £28,250
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 - £26,850
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 - £29,650
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -
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
586 704 511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 51.72% 61.38% 57.16%
Number of salaries quoted 537 643 485
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,300 £45,000
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
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 19 December 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing R within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 19 December 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 - 5 £30,500 -
Torfaen - 1 £32,500 -
R
Wales

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 9 (90.00%) SPSS
1 9 (90.00%) Analytics
1 9 (90.00%) SAS
2 6 (60.00%) Data Mining
3 5 (50.00%) Statistical Modelling
3 5 (50.00%) MATLAB
3 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) Retail
4 4 (40.00%) C
4 4 (40.00%) C++
4 4 (40.00%) Java
4 4 (40.00%) Degree
4 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (40.00%) EViews
5 3 (30.00%) Customer Analytics
5 3 (30.00%) Predictive Modelling
5 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (30.00%) Statistical Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (20.00%) Credit Risk
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) UNIX
7 1 (10.00%) Postgraduate
7 1 (10.00%) Basel II
7 1 (10.00%) GIS
7 1 (10.00%) Economics
7 1 (10.00%) Statistics
7 1 (10.00%) Mathematics

R
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 9 (90.00%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (90.00%) SPSS
2 4 (40.00%) EViews
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) MS Access
General
1 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Customer Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Statistical Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Credit Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (10.00%) GIS
3 1 (10.00%) Economics
3 1 (10.00%) Statistics
3 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Analytics
2 5 (50.00%) Statistical Modelling
3 3 (30.00%) Customer Analytics
3 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Predictive Modelling
4 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (10.00%) Econometrics
5 1 (10.00%) Fraud Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) Operations Research
5 1 (10.00%) Time Management
5 1 (10.00%) Markov Chain
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 4 (40.00%) C
2 4 (40.00%) C++
2 4 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Basel II