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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 101 107 115
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Permanent jobs citing R 8 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.46% 0.20% 0.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.71% 0.32% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 11
Average salary £33,750 £41,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.16% +4.37%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.04% +8.12%
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
1129 945 1306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 65.30% 64.07% 69.17%
Number of salaries quoted 897 798 1113
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing R across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

R Salary Histogram in Cambridge

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 16 (88.89%) Python
2 13 (72.22%) Statistics
3 12 (66.67%) PhD
4 11 (61.11%) Java
4 11 (61.11%) SQL
4 11 (61.11%) MATLAB
4 11 (61.11%) Software Engineering
4 11 (61.11%) Computer Science
4 11 (61.11%) Algorithms
5 10 (55.56%) Mathematics
5 10 (55.56%) Bayesian Methods
5 10 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (50.00%) C++
7 8 (44.44%) C
7 8 (44.44%) Degree
7 8 (44.44%) Machine Learning
8 7 (38.89%) Data Analysis
8 7 (38.89%) Analytics
9 6 (33.33%) Internet
9 6 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (33.33%) Mathematica
9 6 (33.33%) Applied Mathematics
9 6 (33.33%) Natural Language Processing
9 6 (33.33%) Knowledge Discovery
10 5 (27.78%) Visualisation
11 4 (22.22%) SAS
11 4 (22.22%) Marketing
11 4 (22.22%) Physics
11 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
11 4 (22.22%) Open Source

R
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 4 (22.22%) SAS
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Mathematica
2 3 (16.67%) S-PLUS
3 2 (11.11%) MS Office
3 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
4 1 (5.56%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
1 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.56%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 3 (16.67%) LabVIEW
3 1 (5.56%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 6 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (22.22%) Marketing
3 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.56%) Advertising
4 1 (5.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Data Scientist
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Statistician
2 4 (22.22%) Data Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) IT Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) IT Support
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Support
3 2 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 13 (72.22%) Statistics
2 11 (61.11%) Computer Science
2 11 (61.11%) Algorithms
3 10 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (55.56%) Mathematics
4 6 (33.33%) Applied Mathematics
5 5 (27.78%) Visualisation
6 4 (22.22%) Open Source
6 4 (22.22%) Physics
7 3 (16.67%) Chemistry
8 2 (11.11%) Graphic Design
9 1 (5.56%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Software Engineering
2 10 (55.56%) Bayesian Methods
3 8 (44.44%) Machine Learning
4 7 (38.89%) Analytics
4 7 (38.89%) Data Analysis
5 6 (33.33%) Knowledge Discovery
6 3 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
7 2 (11.11%) Pattern Recognition
8 1 (5.56%) Regression Analysis
8 1 (5.56%) Predictive Modelling
8 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) Python
2 11 (61.11%) MATLAB
2 11 (61.11%) Java
2 11 (61.11%) SQL
3 9 (50.00%) C++
4 8 (44.44%) C
5 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) PhD
2 8 (44.44%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) ION Trading
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (5.56%) Tableau
3 1 (5.56%) Talend
Hinxton, Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Salary: Competitive
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