Period
to 28 July 2017

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 28 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 124 149
Rank change year-on-year +29 +25 -15
Permanent jobs citing R 16 19 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.01% 0.82% 0.082%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.02% 1.66% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 0
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £48,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.37% - -
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £48,500 -
% change year-on-year -12.37% - -

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 794 1146 1216
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 50.00% 49.42% 49.88%
Number of salaries quoted 726 1036 1044
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £25,125 £22,500 £24,575
90th Percentile £55,000 £51,250 £47,425
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +2.94%

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 28 July 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 6 months to 28 July 2017. 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
Cardiff +22 9 £42,500 +38.21%
Newport -3 6 £37,050 -23.61% 1
R
Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 13 (81.25%) SQL
1 13 (81.25%) Python
2 12 (75.00%) Hadoop
2 12 (75.00%) NoSQL
3 9 (56.25%) Big Data
4 8 (50.00%) Apache Spark
5 7 (43.75%) Machine Learning
5 7 (43.75%) Visualisation
5 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (37.50%) Data Visualisation
7 5 (31.25%) Node.js
7 5 (31.25%) CSS3
7 5 (31.25%) Apache Hive
7 5 (31.25%) MapReduce
7 5 (31.25%) Apache Pig
7 5 (31.25%) Go
7 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
7 5 (31.25%) DevOps
7 5 (31.25%) Java
7 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
7 5 (31.25%) CSS
7 5 (31.25%) Scala
7 5 (31.25%) Django
7 5 (31.25%) SaaS
7 5 (31.25%) PaaS
7 5 (31.25%) Ruby
7 5 (31.25%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 4 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (25.00%) BDD

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 8 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 5 (31.25%) Apache Pig
3 2 (12.50%) SAS
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) PaaS
1 5 (31.25%) SaaS
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) Hadoop
1 12 (75.00%) NoSQL
2 9 (56.25%) Big Data
3 5 (31.25%) Apache Hive
3 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
4 4 (25.00%) QlikView
4 4 (25.00%) Spotfire
5 3 (18.75%) Data Mining
6 2 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
General
1 4 (25.00%) Games
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
1 5 (31.25%) Data Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Data Scientist
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Big Data Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Data Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Data Integration Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Data Visualisation Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Data Visualisation Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Integration Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Junior
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) CSS
1 5 (31.25%) CSS3
1 5 (31.25%) Django
1 5 (31.25%) Node.js
1 5 (31.25%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (25.00%) Pandas
3 2 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (6.25%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.25%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (43.75%) Machine Learning
1 7 (43.75%) Visualisation
2 6 (37.50%) Data Visualisation
3 5 (31.25%) DevOps
3 5 (31.25%) MapReduce
4 4 (25.00%) BDD
4 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (25.00%) Econometrics
4 4 (25.00%) Pair Programming
4 4 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (25.00%) TDD
5 3 (18.75%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (18.75%) Functional Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Analytics
6 2 (12.50%) Data Analytics
6 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) Python
1 13 (81.25%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) Go
2 5 (31.25%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
2 5 (31.25%) Ruby
2 5 (31.25%) Scala
3 2 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) PhD
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Tableau
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
Newport, Gwent
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