The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited R over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 129 124 125
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs citing R 6 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.33% 0.10% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.54% 0.19% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 3
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
R
South West

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

Programming Languages Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1118 1073 1050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 61.87% 54.83% 60.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1050 956 936
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

R
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

R Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

R
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

R Salary Trend in Bristol

R
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing R across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

R Salary Histogram in Bristol

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 9 (69.23%) Analytics
2 8 (61.54%) Mathematics
3 7 (53.85%) Data Analytics
3 7 (53.85%) Python
3 7 (53.85%) SAS
3 7 (53.85%) Statistics
4 6 (46.15%) SPSS
4 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 6 (46.15%) Big Data
4 6 (46.15%) Tableau
4 6 (46.15%) Visualisation
5 5 (38.46%) Degree
5 5 (38.46%) Statistical Modelling
5 5 (38.46%) Data Visualisation
5 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
5 5 (38.46%) Data Analysis
6 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
6 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
6 4 (30.77%) OLAP
6 4 (30.77%) Digital Media
6 4 (30.77%) Machine Learning
6 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (30.77%) Algorithms
7 3 (23.08%) Linear Algebra
7 3 (23.08%) Office Automation
7 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
7 3 (23.08%) D3.js
7 3 (23.08%) Data Munging
7 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (23.08%) C++

R
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 7 (53.85%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) SPSS
2 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.69%) Mathematica
3 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) Big Data
2 4 (30.77%) OLAP
3 2 (15.38%) QlikView
4 1 (7.69%) MS Access
4 1 (7.69%) MySQL
4 1 (7.69%) Spotfire
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Advertising
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Data Scientist
2 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) SAS Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Excel Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Insight Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) SAS Insight Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) SPSS Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Machine Learning Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Machine Learning Scientist
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) D3.js
2 1 (7.69%) scikit-learn
2 1 (7.69%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Mathematics
2 7 (53.85%) Statistics
3 6 (46.15%) Visualisation
4 4 (30.77%) Algorithms
4 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (30.77%) Digital Media
5 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
5 2 (15.38%) Physics
6 1 (7.69%) Internet of Things
6 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
6 1 (7.69%) Neural Network
6 1 (7.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Analytics
2 7 (53.85%) Data Analytics
3 5 (38.46%) Data Analysis
3 5 (38.46%) Data Visualisation
3 5 (38.46%) Statistical Modelling
4 4 (30.77%) Machine Learning
4 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
5 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (23.08%) Data Munging
5 3 (23.08%) Linear Algebra
5 3 (23.08%) Office Automation
6 2 (15.38%) Data Governance
6 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
7 1 (7.69%) Business Development
7 1 (7.69%) Cluster Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
7 1 (7.69%) Direct Marketing
7 1 (7.69%) Pattern Recognition
7 1 (7.69%) Predictive Modelling
7 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Python
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) C++
4 2 (15.38%) C
4 2 (15.38%) F#
4 2 (15.38%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) VBA
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++
5 1 (7.69%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) PhD
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Tableau
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft