The first table below looks at the demand for R skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited R over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 100 81 89
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +8
Permanent jobs citing R 1 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.076% 0.63% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.17% 1.17% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 3
Average salary £33,000 £26,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.52% -24.28%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,750 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -18.75%
Programming Languages Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
596 686 557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 45.46% 53.93% 56.09%
Number of salaries quoted 528 622 509
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
R
UK

R
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing R across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

R Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

R
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing R across the Wales region.

R Salary Trend in Wales

R
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing R within the Wales region over the 3 months to 10 July 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
South Wales -8 1 £33,000 +24.52% 2
R
UK

R
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
1 1 (100.00%) SPSS
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Credit Risk
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics

R
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the 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 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SPSS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Credit Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Risk Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Credit Risk Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Credit Risk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £42500 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago