The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited R over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 101 104 96
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Permanent jobs citing R 5 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.39% 0.28% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.74% 0.53% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 5
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.75%
R
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
677 754 651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 52.20% 53.10% 50.12%
Number of salaries quoted 615 646 549
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

R
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region citing R as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing R across the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

R Salary Histogram in Wales

R
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing R within the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
South Wales +8 4 £40,000 -11.11% 1
North Wales - 1 £50,000 -
R
UK

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 Wales region with a requirement for R.

1 10 (52.63%) Hadoop
2 9 (47.37%) Apache Hive
2 9 (47.37%) Apache Pig
3 8 (42.11%) Java
3 8 (42.11%) Apache Spark
4 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (36.84%) SQL
4 7 (36.84%) .NET
4 7 (36.84%) Python
4 7 (36.84%) Finance
4 7 (36.84%) Mahout
5 6 (31.58%) Algorithms
6 5 (26.32%) Machine Learning
6 5 (26.32%) NoSQL
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (26.32%) Mathematics
6 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (26.32%) C#
6 5 (26.32%) C++
7 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
7 4 (21.05%) MSMQ
7 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
7 4 (21.05%) IIS
7 4 (21.05%) COM
7 4 (21.05%) ITIL
7 4 (21.05%) Windows
7 4 (21.05%) Cisco
7 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
7 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
7 4 (21.05%) VMware

R
Top Related IT Skills in 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 9 (47.37%) Apache Pig
2 8 (42.11%) Apache Spark
3 4 (21.05%) IIS
3 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.26%) Azure Machine Learning
3 1 (5.26%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) Hadoop
2 9 (47.37%) Apache Hive
3 7 (36.84%) Mahout
4 5 (26.32%) NoSQL
5 2 (10.53%) Big Data
5 2 (10.53%) Data Mining
5 2 (10.53%) QlikView
5 2 (10.53%) Spotfire
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
6 1 (5.26%) Data Lake
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Games
3 1 (5.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Data Scientist
2 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Junior
3 3 (15.79%) Junior Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Junior Software Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Software Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Data Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Data Visualisation Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Machine Learning Scientist
4 2 (10.53%) Statistician
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) COM
2 4 (21.05%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (31.58%) Algorithms
3 5 (26.32%) Mathematics
4 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
4 2 (10.53%) Statistics
4 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
5 1 (5.26%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
1 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) Machine Learning
2 4 (21.05%) Coaching
2 4 (21.05%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Statistical Modelling
3 3 (15.79%) Analytics
3 3 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (15.79%) Web Development
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (10.53%) MapReduce
4 2 (10.53%) Statistical Learning
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) Java
2 7 (36.84%) Python
2 7 (36.84%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) C#
3 5 (26.32%) C++
4 2 (10.53%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (21.05%) PCI DSS
2 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
1 4 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
1 4 (21.05%) VMware
2 2 (10.53%) Tableau