The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited R over the 3 months to 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 23 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing R 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 2.35% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.39% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%
R
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Programming Languages Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
59 109 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 69.41% 72.67% 56.96%
Number of salaries quoted 30 56 69
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

R
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing R across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

R Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing R also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited R.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) SAS
1 8 (100.00%) SPSS
1 8 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 8 (100.00%) Economics
1 8 (100.00%) SAP InfiniteInsight
1 8 (100.00%) Operations Research
1 8 (100.00%) Marketing
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
1 8 (100.00%) QlikView
1 8 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 8 (100.00%) Social Media
1 8 (100.00%) Tableau
1 8 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 8 (100.00%) Analytics
1 8 (100.00%) Customer Analytics
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
1 8 (100.00%) Retail
1 8 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (100.00%) Algorithms
2 4 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 4 (50.00%) MBA
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (50.00%) Demand Forecasting
2 4 (50.00%) Data Extraction
2 4 (50.00%) CIMA
2 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (50.00%) VBA
2 4 (50.00%) Python

R
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing R also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited R. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (100.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (100.00%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) QlikView
General
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
1 8 (100.00%) Retail
1 8 (100.00%) Marketing
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Consultant
1 8 (100.00%) Data Consultant
1 8 (100.00%) Data Analytics Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 8 (100.00%) Social Media
1 8 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 8 (100.00%) Economics
2 4 (50.00%) Data Extraction
2 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 8 (100.00%) Operations Research
1 8 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 8 (100.00%) Analytics
1 8 (100.00%) Customer Analytics
2 4 (50.00%) Demand Forecasting
2 4 (50.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) VBA
2 4 (50.00%) Python
2 4 (50.00%) C++
2 4 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) CIMA
2 4 (50.00%) MBA
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Tableau