The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited R over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 98 118 118
Rank change year-on-year
+20 0
Permanent jobs citing R 7 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.48% 0.058% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.72% 0.088% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 4
Average salary £38,564 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.72% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
R
Cambridgeshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
973 1135 1276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 66.60% 66.30% 64.48%
Number of salaries quoted 850 1014 1148
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £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 Cambridge

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

R Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

R
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

R Salary Trend in Cambridge

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 14 (93.33%) Degree
2 13 (86.67%) Python
2 13 (86.67%) Algorithms
3 12 (80.00%) Mathematics
3 12 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (66.67%) Java
4 10 (66.67%) Statistics
5 8 (53.33%) Data Analysis
5 8 (53.33%) C
5 8 (53.33%) MATLAB
6 7 (46.67%) Linux
7 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
8 5 (33.33%) Physics
8 5 (33.33%) Open Source
8 5 (33.33%) HTML5
8 5 (33.33%) Memory Management
8 5 (33.33%) MongoDB
8 5 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (33.33%) REST
8 5 (33.33%) Mesos
8 5 (33.33%) Gibbs Sampling
8 5 (33.33%) OpenStack
8 5 (33.33%) MariaDB
8 5 (33.33%) Hidden Markov Model
8 5 (33.33%) Game Theory
8 5 (33.33%) Haskell
8 5 (33.33%) CouchDB
8 5 (33.33%) Neo4j
8 5 (33.33%) Golang
8 5 (33.33%) Relational Database

R
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 5 (33.33%) SAS
1 5 (33.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) S-PLUS
2 2 (13.33%) MS Office
2 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.67%) Mathematica
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (33.33%) CouchDB
1 5 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 5 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (33.33%) Neo4j
1 5 (33.33%) MariaDB
1 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 5 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (13.33%) Data Mining
2 2 (13.33%) Text Mining
2 2 (13.33%) Spotfire
2 2 (13.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) LabVIEW
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (33.33%) Games
2 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (13.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Software Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Data Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Support
4 2 (13.33%) Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) IT Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) IT Support
5 1 (6.67%) Data Scientist
5 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) HTML
1 5 (33.33%) POSIX
1 5 (33.33%) HTML5
1 5 (33.33%) REST
2 2 (13.33%) Apache Flex
2 2 (13.33%) XML
3 1 (6.67%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 13 (86.67%) Algorithms
2 12 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (80.00%) Mathematics
3 10 (66.67%) Statistics
4 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
5 5 (33.33%) Open Source
5 5 (33.33%) Informatics
5 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 5 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
5 5 (33.33%) Physics
6 3 (20.00%) Chemistry
7 2 (13.33%) Applied Mathematics
7 2 (13.33%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Data Analysis
2 5 (33.33%) Bioinformatics
2 5 (33.33%) Memory Management
2 5 (33.33%) OOD
2 5 (33.33%) OO
2 5 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Hidden Markov Model
2 5 (33.33%) Game Theory
2 5 (33.33%) Gibbs Sampling
3 4 (26.67%) Analytics
3 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
4 3 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Machine Learning
5 2 (13.33%) Pattern Recognition
5 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Competitive Intelligence
5 2 (13.33%) ERP
5 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
5 2 (13.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) Python
2 10 (66.67%) Java
3 8 (53.33%) C
3 8 (53.33%) MATLAB
4 5 (33.33%) Ruby
4 5 (33.33%) Haskell
4 5 (33.33%) Golang
4 5 (33.33%) Perl
5 4 (26.67%) C++
6 3 (20.00%) SQL
7 2 (13.33%) VBA
7 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
7 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (93.33%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) PhD
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Xen
1 5 (33.33%) KVM
1 5 (33.33%) Docker
1 5 (33.33%) LXC
1 5 (33.33%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Mesos
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Pegasus
2 3 (20.00%) ION Trading
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) Business Objects
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
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