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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
R
UK / Wales
Rank 93 90 103
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Permanent jobs citing R 3 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.27% 1.06% 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.50% 2.12% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 6
Median salary £34,000 £42,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.92%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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
600 612 711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 54.15% 49.84% 55.29%
Number of salaries quoted 534 524 640
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +4 3 £34,000 -20.00% 1
R
UK

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 7 (77.78%) Python
2 6 (66.67%) Hadoop
2 6 (66.67%) Apache Hive
2 6 (66.67%) Machine Learning
2 6 (66.67%) Statistical Modelling
2 6 (66.67%) Apache Pig
3 5 (55.56%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) Analytics
4 4 (44.44%) Mahout
4 4 (44.44%) Big Data
4 4 (44.44%) Apache Spark
4 4 (44.44%) Algorithms
4 4 (44.44%) Statistical Learning
4 4 (44.44%) Scala
4 4 (44.44%) Data Analysis
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (22.22%) Games
6 2 (22.22%) SPSS
6 2 (22.22%) Econometrics
6 2 (22.22%) MapReduce
6 2 (22.22%) Tableau
6 2 (22.22%) Pandas
6 2 (22.22%) Statistics
6 2 (22.22%) Degree
6 2 (22.22%) QA
6 2 (22.22%) Spotfire
6 2 (22.22%) QlikView
6 2 (22.22%) NoSQL

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 6 (66.67%) Apache Pig
2 4 (44.44%) Apache Spark
3 1 (11.11%) Apache
3 1 (11.11%) JBoss
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) BIG-IP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) Apache Hive
1 6 (66.67%) Hadoop
2 4 (44.44%) Big Data
2 4 (44.44%) Mahout
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
4 2 (22.22%) QlikView
4 2 (22.22%) Spotfire
5 1 (11.11%) MySQL
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Data Scientist
2 3 (33.33%) Machine Learning Scientist
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Data Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Data Visualisation Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Statistician
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Pandas
2 1 (11.11%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Algorithms
2 2 (22.22%) Statistics
2 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) CentOS
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Machine Learning
1 6 (66.67%) Statistical Modelling
2 4 (44.44%) Analytics
2 4 (44.44%) Data Analysis
2 4 (44.44%) Statistical Learning
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (22.22%) Econometrics
3 2 (22.22%) MapReduce
4 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 1 (11.11%) Security Management
4 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Python
2 4 (44.44%) Scala
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 1 (11.11%) C
4 1 (11.11%) Perl
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Tableau
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) F5
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Radware
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) VMware