Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
UK > Wales
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 117 147
Rank change year-on-year -10 +30 -6
Permanent jobs citing R 10 27 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.50% 1.33% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.91% 2.77% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 11 25 10
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £43,125 £30,190 £27,375
90th Percentile £56,000 £55,349 £57,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -8.70%

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 1,093 974 1,376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 54.84% 47.89% 52.86%
Number of salaries quoted 913 881 1,239
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +6.94% +2.86%
10th Percentile £26,749 £23,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £53,750
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 -17 10 £45,000 +5.88% 3
R
UK

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 (70.00%) Python
1 7 (70.00%) SAS
1 7 (70.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) DevOps
4 4 (40.00%) Go
4 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (40.00%) User Experience
4 4 (40.00%) Apache Spark
4 4 (40.00%) Ruby
4 4 (40.00%) Node.js
5 3 (30.00%) Tableau
5 3 (30.00%) Data Governance
5 3 (30.00%) Data Quality
5 3 (30.00%) Data Cleansing
5 3 (30.00%) Scala
5 3 (30.00%) Visualisation
5 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (30.00%) Spotfire
5 3 (30.00%) QlikView
5 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle
5 3 (30.00%) SPSS
5 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (30.00%) Elasticsearch

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 7 (70.00%) SAS
2 4 (40.00%) Apache Spark
3 3 (30.00%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (30.00%) QlikView
1 3 (30.00%) Spotfire
1 3 (30.00%) Sqoop
2 2 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (20.00%) Power BI
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) JIRA
2 2 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (20.00%) Electronics
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (20.00%) Marketing
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analytics Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Data Analytics Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Data Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Senior Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Senior Data Analytics Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Technical Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Coach
2 2 (20.00%) Lead DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Graduate
3 1 (10.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Machine Learning Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Node.js
2 2 (20.00%) Django
2 2 (20.00%) pytest
3 1 (10.00%) Caffe
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (10.00%) TensorFlow
3 1 (10.00%) Torch
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) User Experience
2 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (20.00%) e-Learning
4 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) DevOps
3 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Coaching
4 3 (30.00%) Analytics
4 3 (30.00%) Coaching
4 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) Data Analytics
4 3 (30.00%) Data Cleansing
4 3 (30.00%) Data Governance
4 3 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (30.00%) Visualisation
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
5 2 (20.00%) Pair Programming
5 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Python
2 5 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) Go
3 4 (40.00%) Ruby
4 3 (30.00%) Scala
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) Perl
5 2 (20.00%) VBA
6 1 (10.00%) C++
6 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (20.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
1 3 (30.00%) Tableau
2 2 (20.00%) Cloudera
2 2 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) Google