Period
to 24 November 2017

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

R
UK > Wales
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 142 148
Rank change year-on-year +34 +6 -7
Permanent jobs citing R 29 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.40% 0.57% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.92% 1.09% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 27 14 5
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £15,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +233.33% -65.52%
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% -

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 Wales with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 994 1375 1416
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 47.86% 51.98% 51.64%
Number of salaries quoted 913 1236 1185
Wales median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,320 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £47,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%

R
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for R in Wales

R
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for R in Wales

R
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing R in Wales over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for R in Wales

R
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing R within the Wales region over the 6 months to 24 November 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
South Wales +45 28 £42,500 -15.00% 1
R
UK

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

1 27 (93.10%) SQL
1 27 (93.10%) Python
2 22 (75.86%) Hadoop
3 20 (68.97%) NoSQL
4 18 (62.07%) Apache Spark
5 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (51.72%) CSS
6 15 (51.72%) Java
6 15 (51.72%) JavaScript
6 15 (51.72%) Ruby
6 15 (51.72%) Ruby on Rails
6 15 (51.72%) Django
6 15 (51.72%) Scala
6 15 (51.72%) SaaS
6 15 (51.72%) PaaS
6 15 (51.72%) Node.js
6 15 (51.72%) CSS3
6 15 (51.72%) Go
6 15 (51.72%) DevOps
7 11 (37.93%) Test Automation
7 11 (37.93%) Software Engineering
8 10 (34.48%) Coaching
9 9 (31.03%) Machine Learning
10 8 (27.59%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (27.59%) Apache Pig
11 7 (24.14%) Big Data
11 7 (24.14%) Visualisation
11 7 (24.14%) Apache Hive
11 7 (24.14%) MapReduce
11 7 (24.14%) Relational Database

R
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 18 (62.07%) Apache Spark
2 8 (27.59%) Apache Pig
3 6 (20.69%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (51.72%) PaaS
1 15 (51.72%) SaaS
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (75.86%) Hadoop
2 20 (68.97%) NoSQL
3 7 (24.14%) Apache Hive
3 7 (24.14%) Big Data
3 7 (24.14%) Relational Database
4 4 (13.79%) QlikView
4 4 (13.79%) Spotfire
5 2 (6.90%) Power BI
6 1 (3.45%) Data Lake
6 1 (3.45%) Data Mining
6 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (3.45%) OLAP
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (17.24%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) Data Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Software Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Data Scientist
4 5 (17.24%) Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Lead Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Senior Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Technical Leader
7 2 (6.90%) Data Integration Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Integration Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Junior
7 2 (6.90%) Junior Software Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Quality Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (51.72%) CSS
1 15 (51.72%) CSS3
1 15 (51.72%) Django
1 15 (51.72%) Node.js
1 15 (51.72%) Ruby on Rails
2 5 (17.24%) Pandas
3 1 (3.45%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Computer Science
2 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.34%) Data Structures
3 3 (10.34%) User Experience
4 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.45%) e-Learning
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (51.72%) DevOps
3 11 (37.93%) Software Engineering
3 11 (37.93%) Test Automation
4 10 (34.48%) Coaching
5 9 (31.03%) Machine Learning
6 8 (27.59%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (24.14%) MapReduce
7 7 (24.14%) Visualisation
8 6 (20.69%) BDD
8 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (20.69%) Pair Programming
8 6 (20.69%) TDD
9 5 (17.24%) Analytics
9 5 (17.24%) Data Analytics
9 5 (17.24%) Data Visualisation
9 5 (17.24%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (13.79%) Data Engineering
10 4 (13.79%) Functional Testing
10 4 (13.79%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (93.10%) Python
1 27 (93.10%) SQL
2 15 (51.72%) Go
2 15 (51.72%) Java
2 15 (51.72%) JavaScript
2 15 (51.72%) Ruby
2 15 (51.72%) Scala
3 1 (3.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.45%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (3.45%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Tableau
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft