Period
to 13 November 2018

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 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 71 101
Rank change year-on-year -19 +30 +16
Permanent jobs citing R 5 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.43% 0.74% 0.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.77% 1.55% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 9
Cardiff median annual salary £45,000 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.13% -3.13% -11.11%
10th Percentile £41,438 £31,750 £20,750
90th Percentile £58,975 £46,250 £57,500
South Wales median annual salary £48,500 £42,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year +14.12% -12.37% +7.78%

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 650 386 721
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 56.28% 47.48% 52.13%
Number of salaries quoted 568 357 675
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,700 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £53,000 £53,750
South Wales median annual salary £40,250 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +5.92% +5.56% +2.86%

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

R
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing R in Cardiff over the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

Salary histogram for R in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, 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 (60.00%) SAS
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Python
1 3 (60.00%) QlikView
1 3 (60.00%) Visualisation
1 3 (60.00%) Tableau
1 3 (60.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (40.00%) Data Governance
2 2 (40.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (40.00%) Machine Learning
2 2 (40.00%) Scala
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (40.00%) Spotfire
2 2 (40.00%) SPSS
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Data Science
2 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (20.00%) Support Vector Machines
3 1 (20.00%) Caffe
3 1 (20.00%) Random Forest
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Vision
3 1 (20.00%) Torch
3 1 (20.00%) Decision Tree

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 (60.00%) SAS
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Pig
3 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) PaaS
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) QlikView
2 2 (40.00%) Spotfire
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (20.00%) Big Data
3 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (20.00%) Power BI
3 1 (20.00%) Presto
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analytics Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Data Analytics Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Data Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Data Analytics Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Data Scientist
2 1 (20.00%) Java Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Java Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Machine Learning Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Caffe
1 1 (20.00%) Node.js
1 1 (20.00%) pytest
1 1 (20.00%) TensorFlow
1 1 (20.00%) Torch
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Analytics
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (40.00%) Data Governance
2 2 (40.00%) Data Science
2 2 (40.00%) Machine Learning
2 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Vision
3 1 (20.00%) Decision Tree
3 1 (20.00%) Deep Learning
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Random Forest
3 1 (20.00%) Support Vector Machines
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Scala
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Go
3 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) PhD
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Tableau
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle