The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 87 -
Rank change year-on-year +9 -  
Permanent jobs citing R 5 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.60% 0.59% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.11% 1.20% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 0
Median salary £42,500 £48,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.37% -  
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £47,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -6.31% +14.45%  

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 South Wales with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 452 582 574
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 54.07% 49.11% 47.87%
Number of salaries quoted 397 515 504
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

R
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

R
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for R in South Wales

R
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing R in South Wales over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for R in South Wales

R
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing R within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
Cardiff +5 4 £42,500 -5.55%
Newport +1 1 £37,725 -22.21%
R
Wales

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 South Wales region with a requirement for R.

1 5 (62.50%) Python
1 5 (62.50%) Hadoop
1 5 (62.50%) NoSQL
2 4 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
2 4 (50.00%) Machine Learning
2 4 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (37.50%) Games
3 3 (37.50%) Mathematics
3 3 (37.50%) Spotfire
3 3 (37.50%) QlikView
3 3 (37.50%) Apache Hive
3 3 (37.50%) Econometrics
3 3 (37.50%) Big Data
3 3 (37.50%) Apache Pig
3 3 (37.50%) MapReduce
3 3 (37.50%) Tableau
3 3 (37.50%) Pandas
4 2 (25.00%) Apache Spark
4 2 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (25.00%) Software Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) Data Mining

R
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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 3 (37.50%) Apache Pig
2 2 (25.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (12.50%) Apache
3 1 (12.50%) JBoss
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (12.50%) SAS
3 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Hadoop
1 5 (62.50%) NoSQL
2 3 (37.50%) Apache Hive
2 3 (37.50%) Big Data
2 3 (37.50%) QlikView
2 3 (37.50%) Spotfire
3 2 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (25.00%) Data Mining
3 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (12.50%) MySQL
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Games
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Data Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Data Visualisation Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Data Visualisation Specialist
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Big Data Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Data Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Data Scientist
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Pandas
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) CentOS
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
1 4 (50.00%) Machine Learning
1 4 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) Econometrics
2 3 (37.50%) MapReduce
2 3 (37.50%) Mathematics
3 2 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Cluster Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 1 (12.50%) Neural Network
4 1 (12.50%) Security Management
4 1 (12.50%) SEO
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Statistics
4 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Python
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) Perl
4 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Tableau
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Radware
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) VMware