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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 69 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 -  
Permanent jobs citing R 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.54% 0.29% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.98% 0.53% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Median salary £42,500 £44,120 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.67% -  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  

R is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 305 375 350
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 54.86% 53.65% 53.11%
Number of salaries quoted 276 318 302
Median salary £37,500 £38,750 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.22% +6.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.21% +2.50%  

R
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing R as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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

R
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for R.

1 8 (88.89%) Hadoop
2 7 (77.78%) Python
3 6 (66.67%) Apache Hive
3 6 (66.67%) Machine Learning
3 6 (66.67%) Apache Pig
4 5 (55.56%) Big Data
4 5 (55.56%) Apache Spark
4 5 (55.56%) NoSQL
5 4 (44.44%) Finance
6 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
6 3 (33.33%) Visualisation
6 3 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
6 3 (33.33%) Mahout
6 3 (33.33%) MapReduce
6 3 (33.33%) Tableau
6 3 (33.33%) Mathematics
6 3 (33.33%) Spotfire
6 3 (33.33%) QlikView
6 3 (33.33%) Games
6 3 (33.33%) Scala
6 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (33.33%) SQL
6 3 (33.33%) Econometrics
6 3 (33.33%) Algorithms
6 3 (33.33%) Statistical Learning
6 3 (33.33%) Statistical Modelling
6 3 (33.33%) Analytics
6 3 (33.33%) Pandas
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 2 (22.22%) .NET

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 6 (66.67%) Apache Pig
2 5 (55.56%) Apache Spark
3 1 (11.11%) Apache
3 1 (11.11%) JBoss
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
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 8 (88.89%) Hadoop
2 6 (66.67%) Apache Hive
3 5 (55.56%) Big Data
3 5 (55.56%) NoSQL
4 3 (33.33%) Mahout
4 3 (33.33%) QlikView
4 3 (33.33%) Spotfire
5 2 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (22.22%) Data Mining
5 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
6 1 (11.11%) MySQL
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Data Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Data Scientist
1 3 (33.33%) Data Visualisation Specialist
1 3 (33.33%) Machine Learning Scientist
1 3 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Big Data Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Data Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Pandas
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Algorithms
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
2 3 (33.33%) Analytics
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
2 3 (33.33%) Econometrics
2 3 (33.33%) MapReduce
2 3 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 3 (33.33%) Statistical Learning
2 3 (33.33%) Statistical Modelling
2 3 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 2 (22.22%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Software Architecture
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 3 (33.33%) Scala
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 1 (11.11%) C
4 1 (11.11%) Perl
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Tableau
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) F5
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Radware
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) VMware