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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 101 121 128
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +7
Permanent jobs citing R 7 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.47% 0.056% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.70% 0.082% 0.29%
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
993 1214 1358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 66.82% 67.67% 67.06%
Number of salaries quoted 882 1077 1225
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,100
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 17 April 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 (100.00%) Degree
2 12 (85.71%) Mathematics
2 12 (85.71%) Python
2 12 (85.71%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (85.71%) Algorithms
3 9 (64.29%) Java
3 9 (64.29%) Statistics
4 8 (57.14%) Data Analysis
4 8 (57.14%) C
5 7 (50.00%) Linux
5 7 (50.00%) MATLAB
6 5 (35.71%) HTML
6 5 (35.71%) Pegasus
6 5 (35.71%) OO
6 5 (35.71%) OOD
6 5 (35.71%) SAS
6 5 (35.71%) POSIX
6 5 (35.71%) Perl
6 5 (35.71%) MySQL
6 5 (35.71%) Artificial Intelligence
6 5 (35.71%) Bioinformatics
6 5 (35.71%) Ruby
6 5 (35.71%) Xen
6 5 (35.71%) Physics
6 5 (35.71%) Management Information System
6 5 (35.71%) Games
6 5 (35.71%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (35.71%) Extreme Programming
6 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (35.71%) LXC

R
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (35.71%) SAS
1 5 (35.71%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) S-PLUS
2 2 (14.29%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (35.71%) CouchDB
1 5 (35.71%) MongoDB
1 5 (35.71%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (35.71%) Neo4j
1 5 (35.71%) MariaDB
1 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
1 5 (35.71%) MySQL
2 2 (14.29%) Data Mining
2 2 (14.29%) Text Mining
2 2 (14.29%) Spotfire
2 2 (14.29%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) LabVIEW
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (35.71%) Games
2 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
3 2 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Software Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Senior Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Senior Software Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Data Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Support
4 2 (14.29%) Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) IT Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) IT Support
5 1 (7.14%) Data Scientist
5 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) HTML
1 5 (35.71%) POSIX
1 5 (35.71%) HTML5
1 5 (35.71%) REST
2 2 (14.29%) Apache Flex
2 2 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (85.71%) Mathematics
1 12 (85.71%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (85.71%) Algorithms
2 9 (64.29%) Statistics
3 5 (35.71%) Management Information System
3 5 (35.71%) Artificial Intelligence
3 5 (35.71%) Physics
3 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
3 5 (35.71%) Open Source
3 5 (35.71%) Informatics
4 3 (21.43%) Chemistry
5 2 (14.29%) Applied Mathematics
5 2 (14.29%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Data Analysis
2 5 (35.71%) Bioinformatics
2 5 (35.71%) Memory Management
2 5 (35.71%) OOD
2 5 (35.71%) OO
2 5 (35.71%) Extreme Programming
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Hidden Markov Model
2 5 (35.71%) Game Theory
2 5 (35.71%) Gibbs Sampling
3 4 (28.57%) Analytics
4 3 (21.43%) Statistical Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Competitive Intelligence
5 2 (14.29%) Pattern Recognition
5 2 (14.29%) Machine Learning
5 2 (14.29%) ERP
5 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 2 (14.29%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) Python
2 9 (64.29%) Java
3 8 (57.14%) C
4 7 (50.00%) MATLAB
5 5 (35.71%) Ruby
5 5 (35.71%) Haskell
5 5 (35.71%) Golang
5 5 (35.71%) Perl
6 3 (21.43%) C++
7 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
7 2 (14.29%) SQL
7 2 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) PhD
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Xen
1 5 (35.71%) KVM
1 5 (35.71%) Docker
1 5 (35.71%) LXC
1 5 (35.71%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Mesos
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Pegasus
2 3 (21.43%) ION Trading
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) Business Objects
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
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