Period
to 23 May 2018

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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
UK > Wales
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 134 132
Rank change year-on-year +5 -2 +25
Permanent jobs citing R 7 8 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.39% 0.39% 0.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.72% 0.74% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 19
Wales median annual salary £55,000 £40,112 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.12% -10.86% +42.86%
10th Percentile £25,100 £31,000 £38,648
90th Percentile £63,250 £72,500 £50,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 972 1,086 1,323
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 54.06% 53.13% 49.68%
Number of salaries quoted 790 945 1,152
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £55,000 £50,238
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

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 23 May 2018.

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 23 May 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
South Wales +18 7 £55,000 +37.12% 2
R
UK

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 Wales region with a requirement for R.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) Python
2 5 (71.43%) NoSQL
3 3 (42.86%) Big Data
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Apache Hive
3 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
3 3 (42.86%) Apache Pig
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) CMMI
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
4 2 (28.57%) QA
4 2 (28.57%) Credit Risk
4 2 (28.57%) VBA
4 2 (28.57%) MySQL
4 2 (28.57%) Perl
4 2 (28.57%) SAS
4 2 (28.57%) ISO 9001
4 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (28.57%) Six Sigma
4 2 (28.57%) MATLAB
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
4 2 (28.57%) SonarQube

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 3 (42.86%) Apache Pig
2 2 (28.57%) SAS
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) NoSQL
2 3 (42.86%) Apache Hive
2 3 (42.86%) Big Data
2 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) MySQL
3 2 (28.57%) Power BI
4 1 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
4 1 (14.29%) Impala
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SonarQube
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Games
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Data Scientist
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Coach
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Credit Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Credit Risk Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Data Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Graduate
2 1 (14.29%) Graduate Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Pricing Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) Credit Risk
2 1 (14.29%) e-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Artificial Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) CMMI
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Data Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Data Science
2 2 (28.57%) Machine Learning
2 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
2 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Scaled Agile Framework
2 2 (28.57%) Six Sigma
2 2 (28.57%) Statistical Modelling
2 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Pattern Recognition
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Python
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Julia
2 2 (28.57%) MATLAB
2 2 (28.57%) Perl
2 2 (28.57%) VBA
3 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO 9001
1 2 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Coverity
2 1 (14.29%) Tableau