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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 67 -
Rank change year-on-year +9 -  
Permanent jobs citing R 4 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.82% 0.73% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.69% 1.44% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 0
Median salary £53,750 £21,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +150.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.64%  

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 236 347 341
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 48.36% 50.73% 45.05%
Number of salaries quoted 215 323 275
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +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
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing R in Cardiff over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for R in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 6 (85.71%) Big Data
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Python
2 5 (71.43%) Hadoop
2 5 (71.43%) NoSQL
2 5 (71.43%) Machine Learning
3 3 (42.86%) Apache Hive
3 3 (42.86%) Data Visualisation
3 3 (42.86%) MapReduce
3 3 (42.86%) Tableau
3 3 (42.86%) Visualisation
3 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (42.86%) Spotfire
3 3 (42.86%) QlikView
3 3 (42.86%) Games
3 3 (42.86%) Econometrics
3 3 (42.86%) Apache Pig
3 3 (42.86%) Pandas
4 2 (28.57%) Apache Spark
4 2 (28.57%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (28.57%) Neural Network
4 2 (28.57%) Cluster Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (28.57%) Data Mining
4 2 (28.57%) SAS
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS

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 (42.86%) Apache Pig
2 2 (28.57%) Apache Spark
2 2 (28.57%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) Big Data
2 5 (71.43%) Hadoop
2 5 (71.43%) NoSQL
3 3 (42.86%) Apache Hive
3 3 (42.86%) QlikView
3 3 (42.86%) Spotfire
4 2 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (28.57%) Data Mining
4 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
General
1 3 (42.86%) Games
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Data Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Big Data Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Data Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Data Scientist
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Data Visualisation Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Data Visualisation Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Pandas
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Machine Learning
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (42.86%) Data Visualisation
2 3 (42.86%) Econometrics
2 3 (42.86%) MapReduce
2 3 (42.86%) Visualisation
3 2 (28.57%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Cluster Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Neural Network
3 2 (28.57%) Software Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Python
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Tableau
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft