Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 118 139
Rank change year-on-year -7 +21 +10
Permanent jobs citing R 8 19 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.40% 0.98% 0.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.74% 2.14% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 9 18 17
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -12.37% +7.78%
10th Percentile £42,000 £29,650 £20,750
90th Percentile £58,650 £55,619 £57,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £54,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +6.48% -1.82%

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 1,086 889 1,368
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 54.00% 45.73% 51.60%
Number of salaries quoted 909 824 1,228
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,150 £24,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £51,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -12 8 £45,000 +5.88% 1
R
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 6 (75.00%) Python
2 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (50.00%) SAS
3 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) QlikView
4 3 (37.50%) Scala
4 3 (37.50%) Visualisation
4 3 (37.50%) Tableau
4 3 (37.50%) Analytics
4 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
4 3 (37.50%) Coaching
4 3 (37.50%) DevOps
4 3 (37.50%) Apache Spark
4 3 (37.50%) Power BI
5 2 (25.00%) Data Science
5 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (25.00%) Kibana
5 2 (25.00%) Line Management
5 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
5 2 (25.00%) User Experience
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) Sqoop
5 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (25.00%) Go
5 2 (25.00%) Node.js
5 2 (25.00%) Data Analytics

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 4 (50.00%) SAS
2 3 (37.50%) Apache Spark
3 2 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (12.50%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) PaaS
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Power BI
1 3 (37.50%) QlikView
2 2 (25.00%) Spotfire
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) Sqoop
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (12.50%) Apache Hive
3 1 (12.50%) Big Data
3 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
3 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (12.50%) Presto
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Coach
1 2 (25.00%) Analytics Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Data Analytics Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Data Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Senior Data Analytics Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Data Scientist
2 1 (12.50%) Java Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Java Technical Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Machine Learning Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Node.js
2 1 (12.50%) Caffe
2 1 (12.50%) Django
2 1 (12.50%) pytest
2 1 (12.50%) TensorFlow
2 1 (12.50%) Torch
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) e-Learning
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (37.50%) Analytics
3 3 (37.50%) Coaching
3 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
3 3 (37.50%) Visualisation
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) Data Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (25.00%) Data Governance
4 2 (25.00%) Data Science
4 2 (25.00%) Line Management
4 2 (25.00%) Machine Learning
4 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) Scala
3 2 (25.00%) Go
3 2 (25.00%) Perl
3 2 (25.00%) Ruby
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) VBA
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) PhD
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) Data Quality
1 2 (25.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Tableau
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Cloudera