Period
to 24 January 2018

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 6 months to 24 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 121 130
Rank change year-on-year +37 +9 +2
Permanent jobs citing R 22 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.61% 0.46% 0.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.17% 0.87% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 19 8 12
South Wales median annual salary £52,500 £37,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.89% -15.43% +34.62%
10th Percentile £31,800 £27,125 £38,291
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £50,000
Wales median annual salary £48,750 £37,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +31.76% -12.94% +30.77%

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 South Wales with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 694 1,037 1,148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 50.88% 53.26% 49.72%
Number of salaries quoted 617 945 973
South Wales median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
Wales median annual salary £38,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.48% +4.29% -

R
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

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 6 months to 24 January 2018.

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 6 months to 24 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport - 17 £52,700 - 2
Cardiff +20 4 £35,000 -5.41%
R
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 South Wales region with a requirement for R.

1 21 (95.45%) SQL
2 20 (90.91%) Python
3 15 (68.18%) NoSQL
4 13 (59.09%) Hadoop
4 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (54.55%) Apache Spark
6 10 (45.45%) DevOps
6 10 (45.45%) Coaching
6 10 (45.45%) Scala
6 10 (45.45%) SaaS
6 10 (45.45%) PaaS
6 10 (45.45%) Node.js
6 10 (45.45%) CSS3
6 10 (45.45%) Go
6 10 (45.45%) Java
6 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
6 10 (45.45%) CSS
6 10 (45.45%) Ruby
6 10 (45.45%) Ruby on Rails
6 10 (45.45%) Django
7 9 (40.91%) Test Automation
8 7 (31.82%) Software Engineering
8 7 (31.82%) Machine Learning
9 6 (27.27%) Apache Pig
9 6 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
10 5 (22.73%) Data Analysis
10 5 (22.73%) Apache Hive
10 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (18.18%) Data Engineering

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 12 (54.55%) Apache Spark
2 6 (27.27%) Apache Pig
3 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (45.45%) PaaS
1 10 (45.45%) SaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (68.18%) NoSQL
2 13 (59.09%) Hadoop
3 5 (22.73%) Apache Hive
4 4 (18.18%) Big Data
5 3 (13.64%) Power BI
5 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
6 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
6 2 (9.09%) MySQL
6 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
7 1 (4.55%) Data Lake
7 1 (4.55%) Data Mining
7 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (4.55%) OLAP
7 1 (4.55%) QlikView
7 1 (4.55%) Spotfire
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) SonarQube
2 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (9.09%) Games
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Data Scientist
1 5 (22.73%) Developer
1 5 (22.73%) Lead Developer
1 5 (22.73%) Senior Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Data Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Technical Leader
4 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Coach
5 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Data Integration Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Integration Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Junior
5 1 (4.55%) Junior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Quality Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Data Scientist
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) CSS
1 10 (45.45%) CSS3
1 10 (45.45%) Django
1 10 (45.45%) Node.js
1 10 (45.45%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (9.09%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (9.09%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 3 (13.64%) Data Structures
3 3 (13.64%) User Experience
4 2 (9.09%) Algorithms
4 2 (9.09%) e-Learning
5 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) Coaching
2 10 (45.45%) DevOps
3 9 (40.91%) Test Automation
4 7 (31.82%) Machine Learning
4 7 (31.82%) Software Engineering
5 6 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (22.73%) Data Analysis
7 4 (18.18%) Analytics
7 4 (18.18%) Data Analytics
7 4 (18.18%) Data Engineering
7 4 (18.18%) Statistics
8 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (13.64%) Data Protection
8 3 (13.64%) MapReduce
8 3 (13.64%) Pair Programming
8 3 (13.64%) Physics
8 3 (13.64%) Process Improvement
8 3 (13.64%) Quantitative Analysis
8 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 21 (95.45%) SQL
2 20 (90.91%) Python
3 10 (45.45%) Go
3 10 (45.45%) Java
3 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 10 (45.45%) Ruby
3 10 (45.45%) Scala
4 3 (13.64%) Perl
5 2 (9.09%) VBA
6 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.55%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) ISO 9001
1 3 (13.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Coverity
1 2 (9.09%) Tableau
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft