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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 99 90 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Permanent jobs citing R 2 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.15% 0.92% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.30% 1.63% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 0
Average salary £43,125 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.21% -
UK excluding London average salary £53,750 £46,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+15.59% +24.00%
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
664 735 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 51.04% 56.32% 48.62%
Number of salaries quoted 568 676 467
Average salary £35,000 £33,450 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.63% -3.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £25,000
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 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 18 September 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 -9 2 £43,125 +23.21% 3
R
UK

R
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 3 (100.00%) SAS
1 3 (100.00%) SPSS
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Statistical Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) Data Mining
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk
3 1 (33.33%) Predictive Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills

R
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 3 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Data Mining
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Credit Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Risk Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Credit Risk Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £42500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Posted: 15 days ago