The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank - 107 94
Permanent jobs citing R 0 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales - 0.074% 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.16% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 5
Average salary - £33,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.85%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -10.52%
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
636 626 709
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 45.79% 46.44% 57.18%
Number of salaries quoted 547 562 642
Average salary £36,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) MATLAB
3 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Statistics
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) SAS
3 2 (50.00%) SPSS
3 2 (50.00%) GIS
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) MS Access
3 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (50.00%) Analytics
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) PlayStation
4 1 (25.00%) EViews
4 1 (25.00%) Customer Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Markov Chain
4 1 (25.00%) Physics
4 1 (25.00%) Credit Risk
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Time Management
4 1 (25.00%) Predictive Modelling
4 1 (25.00%) Fraud Modelling
4 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (25.00%) Postgraduate

R
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 2 (50.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) SPSS
2 1 (25.00%) EViews
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) MS Access
2 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Credit Risk Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Credit Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Statistics
1 2 (50.00%) GIS
1 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) PlayStation
2 1 (25.00%) Physics
2 1 (25.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (25.00%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Markov Chain
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Predictive Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Fraud Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Econometrics
2 1 (25.00%) Direct Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Predictive Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Research
2 1 (25.00%) Business Development
2 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Basel II