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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 101 91 87
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Permanent jobs citing R 7 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.52% 0.096% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.95% 0.16% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 2
Average salary £31,500 £28,500 £28,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +0.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £26,850
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £28,500 £29,650
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
735 614 672
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 54.24% 58.93% 60.98%
Number of salaries quoted 644 549 596
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £43,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 30 January 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 £31,500 - 1
R
UK

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 8 (80.00%) SAS
1 8 (80.00%) SPSS
1 8 (80.00%) Analytics
2 6 (60.00%) MATLAB
3 5 (50.00%) Degree
3 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (40.00%) EViews
4 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) Data Mining
4 4 (40.00%) C
4 4 (40.00%) C++
4 4 (40.00%) Java
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (30.00%) Retail
5 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (30.00%) Statistical Analysis
5 3 (30.00%) Customer Analytics
5 3 (30.00%) Statistical Modelling
6 2 (20.00%) Predictive Modelling
6 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
6 2 (20.00%) Credit Risk
6 2 (20.00%) Statistics
6 2 (20.00%) MS Access
6 2 (20.00%) GIS
6 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (20.00%) UNIX
7 1 (10.00%) Postgraduate

R
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 8 (80.00%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (80.00%) SPSS
2 4 (40.00%) EViews
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Data Mining
2 2 (20.00%) MS Access
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (30.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Customer Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Credit Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Statistical Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (20.00%) Credit Risk
2 2 (20.00%) Statistics
2 2 (20.00%) GIS
3 1 (10.00%) Economics
3 1 (10.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Analytics
2 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Customer Analytics
2 3 (30.00%) Statistical Modelling
3 2 (20.00%) Predictive Modelling
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Econometrics
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Research
4 1 (10.00%) Business Development
4 1 (10.00%) Direct Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) Predictive Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) Markov Chain
4 1 (10.00%) Fraud Modelling
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) MATLAB
2 4 (40.00%) C
2 4 (40.00%) C++
2 4 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Basel II
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