Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 124 138
Rank change year-on-year -3 +14 +19
Permanent jobs citing R 5 16 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.26% 0.76% 0.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.48% 1.59% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 6 15 19
Wales median annual salary £46,125 £42,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.53% -12.37% +7.78%
10th Percentile £40,313 £29,650 £20,750
90th Percentile £58,000 £65,640 £58,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +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 1,040 1,008 1,315
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 54.22% 47.91% 49.47%
Number of salaries quoted 848 924 1,173
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £59,114 £55,000 £51,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -5 5 £46,125 +8.53% 2
R
UK

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 4 (80.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) SAS
2 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Apache Spark
3 2 (40.00%) Power BI
3 2 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (40.00%) Go
3 2 (40.00%) QlikView
3 2 (40.00%) Ruby
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (40.00%) Node.js
3 2 (40.00%) Tableau
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Scala
3 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Sqoop
3 2 (40.00%) HDFS
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) Kibana
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) Coaching
3 2 (40.00%) User Experience
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Line Management
4 1 (20.00%) Jenkins

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 (60.00%) Apache Spark
1 3 (60.00%) SAS
2 2 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) PaaS
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Power BI
1 2 (40.00%) QlikView
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) Sqoop
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (20.00%) Presto
2 1 (20.00%) Spotfire
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Coach
1 1 (20.00%) Analytics Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Data Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Data Scientist
1 1 (20.00%) Java Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Java Technical Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Data Analytics Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Node.js
2 1 (20.00%) Django
2 1 (20.00%) pytest
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) e-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Coaching
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Data Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Data Science
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Machine Learning
3 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Go
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
2 2 (40.00%) Scala
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Tableau
2 1 (20.00%) Cloudera