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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 125 124 112
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Permanent jobs citing R 3 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.16% 0.23% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.31% 0.37% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Average salary £45,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +28.27%
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
982 1067 823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 52.43% 62.29% 51.47%
Number of salaries quoted 856 974 744
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) Data Mining
1 4 (80.00%) SPSS
1 4 (80.00%) Marketing
2 3 (60.00%) CRM
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (40.00%) Direct Marketing
3 2 (40.00%) Statistical Modelling
3 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Campaign Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Propensity Modelling
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) SAS
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Clementine
3 2 (40.00%) Statistics
3 2 (40.00%) Quantitative Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET

R
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 2 (40.00%) Oracle Coherence
1 2 (40.00%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Data Mining
2 2 (40.00%) Clementine
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (80.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modeller
3 1 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) CRM Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) SignalR
1 1 (20.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) Direct Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) Statistical Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Campaign Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Propensity Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) Quantitative Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle