Period
to 19 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for R skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited R over the 6 months to 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 84 72 94
Rank change year-on-year -12 +22 +13
Permanent jobs citing R 4 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.38% 0.51% 0.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.65% 1.03% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 8
Cardiff median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -5.41% -22.11%
10th Percentile £43,125 £31,300 £27,125
90th Percentile £51,500 £43,500 £57,500
South Wales median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year - +21.62% -12.94%

R is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 612 390 671
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 57.95% 50.19% 54.46%
Number of salaries quoted 526 345 638
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -

R
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing R as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for R in Cardiff

R
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing R in Cardiff.

Salary trend for R in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, IT jobs citing R also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for R.

1 3 (75.00%) SAS
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SPSS
1 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (75.00%) Spotfire
1 3 (75.00%) QlikView
1 3 (75.00%) Data Cleansing
1 3 (75.00%) Visualisation
1 3 (75.00%) Tableau
1 3 (75.00%) Data Governance
1 3 (75.00%) Data Quality
1 3 (75.00%) Data Analytics
1 3 (75.00%) Analytics
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (75.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (25.00%) Support Vector Machines
2 1 (25.00%) Caffe
2 1 (25.00%) Data Science
2 1 (25.00%) Random Forest
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Vision
2 1 (25.00%) Torch
2 1 (25.00%) Decision Tree
2 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (25.00%) TensorFlow
2 1 (25.00%) Deep Learning
2 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (25.00%) Scala
2 1 (25.00%) Statistics
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Research

R
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 3 (75.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) QlikView
1 3 (75.00%) Spotfire
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analytics Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Data Analytics Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Data Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Data Analytics Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Caffe
1 1 (25.00%) TensorFlow
1 1 (25.00%) Torch
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Analytics
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Data Analytics
1 3 (75.00%) Data Cleansing
1 3 (75.00%) Data Governance
1 3 (75.00%) Problem-Solving
1 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (75.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Vision
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Data Science
2 1 (25.00%) Decision Tree
2 1 (25.00%) Deep Learning
2 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Research
2 1 (25.00%) Random Forest
2 1 (25.00%) Statistics
2 1 (25.00%) Support Vector Machines
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Tableau