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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 101 108 105
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Permanent jobs citing R 9 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.60% 0.43% 0.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.99% 0.65% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 2
Average salary £65,000 £27,500 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+136.36% -34.13%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
912 1073 902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 60.68% 66.36% 64.15%
Number of salaries quoted 746 886 791
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

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 14 February 2016, 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 13 (76.47%) Python
2 11 (64.71%) C++
3 9 (52.94%) Java
3 9 (52.94%) C
4 8 (47.06%) Docker
5 7 (41.18%) Computer Science
6 6 (35.29%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (35.29%) Augmented Reality
6 6 (35.29%) CloudFront
6 6 (35.29%) Erlang
6 6 (35.29%) Video Processing
6 6 (35.29%) Digital Media
6 6 (35.29%) Telecoms
6 6 (35.29%) PhD
6 6 (35.29%) Vagrant
7 5 (29.41%) Degree
7 5 (29.41%) Mathematics
7 5 (29.41%) Machine Learning
8 4 (23.53%) Bioinformatics
8 4 (23.53%) Physics
8 4 (23.53%) Validation
8 4 (23.53%) Algorithms
9 3 (17.65%) Biology
9 3 (17.65%) Life Science
10 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
10 2 (11.76%) Statistics
10 2 (11.76%) Big Data
10 2 (11.76%) Statistical Modelling
10 2 (11.76%) Electronics

R
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 2 (11.76%) SAS
2 1 (5.88%) CloudStack
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (35.29%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (35.29%) CloudFront
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Big Data
2 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
2 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (35.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Electronics
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Cloud Engineer
1 6 (35.29%) Platform Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Data Scientist
3 2 (11.76%) Electronics Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Programmer
3 2 (11.76%) Statistician
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Design Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Qualitative Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Quantitative Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Data Scientist
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Quantitative Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Testing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) NumPy
1 1 (5.88%) OpenCV
1 1 (5.88%) scikit-learn
1 1 (5.88%) SciPy
1 1 (5.88%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Computer Science
2 6 (35.29%) Augmented Reality
2 6 (35.29%) Digital Media
3 5 (29.41%) Mathematics
4 4 (23.53%) Algorithms
4 4 (23.53%) Physics
5 3 (17.65%) Biology
5 3 (17.65%) Life Science
6 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (11.76%) Statistics
7 1 (5.88%) Chemistry
7 1 (5.88%) Credit Risk
7 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
7 1 (5.88%) Proteomics
7 1 (5.88%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Video Processing
2 5 (29.41%) Machine Learning
3 4 (23.53%) Bioinformatics
3 4 (23.53%) Validation
4 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Linear Algebra
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Statistical Modelling
5 1 (5.88%) Anomaly Detection
5 1 (5.88%) Data Management
5 1 (5.88%) MapReduce
5 1 (5.88%) Open Source
5 1 (5.88%) Quantitative Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Stress Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Time Series Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) Python
2 11 (64.71%) C++
3 9 (52.94%) C
3 9 (52.94%) Java
4 6 (35.29%) Erlang
5 2 (11.76%) Embedded C
5 2 (11.76%) MATLAB
6 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.88%) Perl
6 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) PhD
2 5 (29.41%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Docker
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