The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 117 117 119
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing R 6 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.33% 0.30% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.53% 0.45% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 2
Average salary £57,500 £33,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+71.64% -7.58%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +9.41%
Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1129 1111 1319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 62.55% 66.85% 71.88%
Number of salaries quoted 944 1014 1153
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
R
Cambridgeshire

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 1 August 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 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) Python
2 5 (71.43%) C++
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) Statistics
3 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
4 3 (42.86%) Natural Language Processing
4 3 (42.86%) Machine Learning
4 3 (42.86%) Internet
4 3 (42.86%) C
4 3 (42.86%) PhD
4 3 (42.86%) MATLAB
4 3 (42.86%) Mathematica
4 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 2 (28.57%) OOP
5 2 (28.57%) Bioinformatics
5 2 (28.57%) Perl
5 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
5 2 (28.57%) UNIX
5 2 (28.57%) SAS
5 2 (28.57%) Analytics
5 2 (28.57%) Tableau
5 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
5 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
6 1 (14.29%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
6 1 (14.29%) Physics
6 1 (14.29%) Degree
6 1 (14.29%) Predictive Modelling
6 1 (14.29%) Apache Hive

R
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 2 (28.57%) SAS
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Mathematica
2 1 (14.29%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Hive
1 1 (14.29%) QlikView
1 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
1 1 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Java Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
1 2 (28.57%) C++/Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Statistics
1 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
2 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
3 1 (14.29%) Physics
3 1 (14.29%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Machine Learning
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) OOP
2 2 (28.57%) Bioinformatics
2 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Predictive Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) Python
2 5 (71.43%) C++
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) C
3 3 (42.86%) MATLAB
4 2 (28.57%) Perl
4 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
5 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) PhD
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Tableau
2 1 (14.29%) Talend
2 1 (14.29%) MicroStrategy
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