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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 102 107 110
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Permanent jobs citing R 7 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.44% 0.14% 0.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.66% 0.22% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 9
Average salary £27,500 £41,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.13% +4.37%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
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
1068 926 1114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 66.79% 63.99% 64.28%
Number of salaries quoted 864 800 969
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 26 January 2015.

R Salary Histogram in Cambridge

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 15 (88.24%) Python
2 12 (70.59%) Statistics
3 11 (64.71%) Software Engineering
3 11 (64.71%) PhD
3 11 (64.71%) MATLAB
3 11 (64.71%) Algorithms
4 10 (58.82%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (58.82%) SQL
4 10 (58.82%) Mathematics
5 9 (52.94%) Computer Science
5 9 (52.94%) Bayesian Methods
5 9 (52.94%) Java
6 8 (47.06%) C++
6 8 (47.06%) Degree
7 7 (41.18%) Machine Learning
7 7 (41.18%) Data Analysis
7 7 (41.18%) C
7 7 (41.18%) Analytics
8 6 (35.29%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (35.29%) Applied Mathematics
9 5 (29.41%) Internet
9 5 (29.41%) Mathematica
9 5 (29.41%) Knowledge Discovery
9 5 (29.41%) Natural Language Processing
10 4 (23.53%) Open Source
10 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
10 4 (23.53%) Visualisation
10 4 (23.53%) Physics
10 4 (23.53%) Marketing
10 4 (23.53%) SAS

R
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 4 (23.53%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Mathematica
2 3 (17.65%) S-PLUS
3 2 (11.76%) MS Office
3 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
1 1 (5.88%) Text Mining
1 1 (5.88%) Spotfire
1 1 (5.88%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 3 (17.65%) LabVIEW
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle APEX
General
1 6 (35.29%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (23.53%) Marketing
3 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Data Scientist
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Statistician
3 3 (17.65%) Data Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Support
4 2 (11.76%) Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) IT Support
4 2 (11.76%) IT Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (5.88%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 12 (70.59%) Statistics
2 11 (64.71%) Algorithms
3 10 (58.82%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (58.82%) Mathematics
4 9 (52.94%) Computer Science
5 6 (35.29%) Applied Mathematics
6 4 (23.53%) Physics
6 4 (23.53%) Visualisation
6 4 (23.53%) Open Source
7 3 (17.65%) Chemistry
8 2 (11.76%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Software Engineering
2 9 (52.94%) Bayesian Methods
3 7 (41.18%) Machine Learning
3 7 (41.18%) Analytics
3 7 (41.18%) Data Analysis
4 5 (29.41%) Knowledge Discovery
5 3 (17.65%) Statistical Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Pattern Recognition
7 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Competitive Intelligence
7 1 (5.88%) ERP
7 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
7 1 (5.88%) ETL
7 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) Python
2 11 (64.71%) MATLAB
3 10 (58.82%) SQL
4 9 (52.94%) Java
5 8 (47.06%) C++
6 7 (41.18%) C
7 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
7 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
7 1 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) PhD
2 8 (47.06%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) ION Trading
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Business Objects