The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited R over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 135 125 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs citing R 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.043% 0.094% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.10% 0.21% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +24.00%
R
West Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
957 973 745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 41.20% 45.92% 43.34%
Number of salaries quoted 835 897 640
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

R
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

R Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

R
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing R across the Birmingham region.

R Salary Trend in Birmingham

R
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 2 (100.00%) SAS
1 2 (100.00%) SPSS
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Direct Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Propensity Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Statistics
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing

R
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 2 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Data Mining
General
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) CRM Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) Direct Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Propensity Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle