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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 118 - 112
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing R 10 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.55% - 0.058%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.22% - 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £33,000 - £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
818 710 736
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 44.95% 39.53% 42.77%
Number of salaries quoted 723 628 633
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 11 (78.57%) SAS
1 11 (78.57%) SPSS
1 11 (78.57%) Analytics
2 10 (71.43%) Oracle
3 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
3 9 (64.29%) Business Objects
3 9 (64.29%) Python
3 9 (64.29%) Cognos
3 9 (64.29%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (64.29%) IBM
3 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 9 (64.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (64.29%) Business Analytics
3 9 (64.29%) Tableau
3 9 (64.29%) Visualisation
3 9 (64.29%) Open Source
3 9 (64.29%) Business Analysis
3 9 (64.29%) QlikView
3 9 (64.29%) Pentaho
4 8 (57.14%) MongoDB
4 8 (57.14%) Cloudera
4 8 (57.14%) Teradata
5 4 (28.57%) Data Visualisation
6 3 (21.43%) Big Data
7 2 (14.29%) Big Data Analytics
7 2 (14.29%) Statistical Modelling
7 2 (14.29%) Data Analytics
7 2 (14.29%) Campaign Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) Quantitative Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) Use Case

R
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 11 (78.57%) SAS
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 11 (78.57%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
1 9 (64.29%) QlikView
1 9 (64.29%) Pentaho
2 8 (57.14%) MongoDB
3 3 (21.43%) Big Data
4 2 (14.29%) Clementine
4 2 (14.29%) Data Mining
5 1 (7.14%) Base SAS
5 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
5 1 (7.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio
General
1 2 (14.29%) Local Government
1 2 (14.29%) Marketing
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Consultant
2 8 (57.14%) SAS BI Consultant
2 8 (57.14%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Data Scientist
3 2 (14.29%) Data Analytics Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Data Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Data Modeller
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) SPSS Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Junior
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Junior C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Junior .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.14%) XML
1 1 (7.14%) SignalR
1 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Visualisation
1 9 (64.29%) Open Source
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Analytics
2 9 (64.29%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (64.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (64.29%) Business Analytics
2 9 (64.29%) Business Analysis
3 4 (28.57%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (14.29%) Big Data Analytics
4 2 (14.29%) Statistical Modelling
4 2 (14.29%) Data Analytics
4 2 (14.29%) Campaign Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Quantitative Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Use Case
4 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.14%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Python
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Oracle
2 9 (64.29%) Business Objects
2 9 (64.29%) Cognos
2 9 (64.29%) IBM
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 9 (64.29%) Tableau
3 8 (57.14%) Cloudera
3 8 (57.14%) Teradata