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 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 97 98 88
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Permanent jobs citing R 5 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.36% 0.15% 1.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.67% 0.32% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 9
Average salary £39,813 £43,125 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.68% +23.21%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +18.27%
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
742 623 689
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 53.19% 48.18% 54.00%
Number of salaries quoted 624 552 633
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £42,500 £42,500
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
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing R across the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

R Salary Histogram 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 28 August 2015. 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 -6 5 £39,813 -7.68% 1
R
UK

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (80.00%) Analytics
2 3 (60.00%) Visualisation
2 3 (60.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (40.00%) Data Mining
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) TOWER Software
3 2 (40.00%) Econometrics
3 2 (40.00%) Spotfire
3 2 (40.00%) Apache Hive
3 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (40.00%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (40.00%) MapReduce
3 2 (40.00%) Tableau
3 2 (40.00%) Machine Learning
3 2 (40.00%) Statistical Modelling
3 2 (40.00%) Apache Pig
3 2 (40.00%) Pandas
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) QlikView
3 2 (40.00%) Credit Risk
3 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (20.00%) Digital Content Management
4 1 (20.00%) GitHub
4 1 (20.00%) Blog
4 1 (20.00%) Stata
4 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Statistics

R
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (40.00%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SPSS
1 1 (20.00%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (40.00%) Data Mining
1 2 (40.00%) Spotfire
1 2 (40.00%) QlikView
1 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Hive
1 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Data Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Risk Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Data Visualisation Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Pandas
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (20.00%) Statistics
3 1 (20.00%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Analytics
2 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) Econometrics
3 2 (40.00%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (40.00%) MapReduce
3 2 (40.00%) Machine Learning
3 2 (40.00%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (20.00%) Digital Content Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) TOWER Software
1 2 (40.00%) Tableau
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Salary: £40k - 50k per year + pension, bouns
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