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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 80 87 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing R 5 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.47% 0.83% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.96% 1.46% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 0
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +24.00%
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
519 687 454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 49.19% 56.82% 45.67%
Number of salaries quoted 456 630 414
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,950 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 1 October 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 -10 5 £47,500 +35.71% 2
R
Wales

R
Top 15 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 6 (100.00%) SAS
1 6 (100.00%) SPSS
1 6 (100.00%) Analytics
2 5 (83.33%) Data Mining
2 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (83.33%) Statistical Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) Predictive Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) Retail
3 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) Credit Risk
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

R
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 6 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (100.00%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Data Mining
General
1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Credit Risk Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Senior Credit Risk Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Senior Risk Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Credit Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Risk Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Credit Risk
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Analytics
2 5 (83.33%) Statistical Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) Predictive Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Cardiff
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42500 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago