Period
to 25 April 2019

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 25 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
UK > Wales
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 115 123 139
Rank change year-on-year +8 +16 -7
Permanent jobs citing R 4 18 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.23% 0.94% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.42% 1.68% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 8
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £35,862
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +22.69% -20.31%
10th Percentile £31,500 £29,350 £29,950
90th Percentile £56,900 £60,500 £54,125
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -4.35%

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 956 1,073 1,181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 54.16% 55.94% 54.03%
Number of salaries quoted 820 893 1,026
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% +4.17%
10th Percentile £26,724 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £55,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +3.26%

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 25 April 2019.

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 25 April 2019. 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 4 £45,000 +1.12%
R
UK

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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 (100.00%) SAS
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Marketing
3 2 (50.00%) SPSS
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Ruby
3 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (50.00%) Node.js
3 2 (50.00%) User Experience
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) Apache Spark
3 2 (50.00%) Go
3 2 (50.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) HDFS
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) Kibana
4 1 (25.00%) pytest
4 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) The Twelve-Factor App
4 1 (25.00%) Customer Acquisition
4 1 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (25.00%) Tableau

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 (100.00%) SAS
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) SPSS
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (25.00%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (25.00%) QlikView
2 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) Spotfire
2 1 (25.00%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Analytics Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Credit Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Credit Risk Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Data Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Graduate
1 1 (25.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Lead DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Credit Risk Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Data Analytics Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Risk Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (25.00%) Django
2 1 (25.00%) pytest
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (25.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (25.00%) Data Governance
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Physics
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Statistics
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Go
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cloudera
1 1 (25.00%) Google
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
1 1 (25.00%) Tableau