The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited R over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 120 127 145
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +18
Permanent jobs citing R 10 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.40% 0.41% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.68% 0.69% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 5
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +24.00%
R
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1467 1307 2044
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 58.94% 59.25% 67.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1172 1128 1796
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

R
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing R across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

R Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

R
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing R across the Cambridgeshire region.

R Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

R
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing R within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +1 10 £40,000 +14.28% 5
R
East of England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 18 (78.26%) Python
2 17 (73.91%) Statistics
3 16 (69.57%) Computer Science
4 15 (65.22%) Mathematics
4 15 (65.22%) Java
4 15 (65.22%) SQL
5 14 (60.87%) Algorithms
6 13 (56.52%) Physics
7 12 (52.17%) C
8 11 (47.83%) PhD
8 11 (47.83%) Software Engineering
8 11 (47.83%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (43.48%) Bayesian Methods
9 10 (43.48%) Analytics
10 9 (39.13%) Visualisation
10 9 (39.13%) Open Source
11 8 (34.78%) C++
12 7 (30.43%) MATLAB
12 7 (30.43%) Perl
12 7 (30.43%) Linux
12 7 (30.43%) Degree
12 7 (30.43%) Bioinformatics
12 7 (30.43%) Machine Learning
13 6 (26.09%) Knowledge Discovery
13 6 (26.09%) Ruby
13 6 (26.09%) Natural Language Processing
13 6 (26.09%) Mathematica
13 6 (26.09%) Internet
14 5 (21.74%) OO
14 5 (21.74%) Extreme Programming

R
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (21.74%) SAS
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Mathematica
2 1 (4.35%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (17.39%) QlikView
2 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Hive
2 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (17.39%) Pharmaceutical
1 4 (17.39%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Advertising
2 1 (4.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) Senior Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Senior Software Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Software Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Statistician
4 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 4 (17.39%) Data Scientist
5 3 (13.04%) Java Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (8.70%) C++/Java Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Data Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Report Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) Natural Language Processing
2 5 (21.74%) HTML
2 5 (21.74%) POSIX
2 5 (21.74%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (73.91%) Statistics
2 16 (69.57%) Computer Science
3 15 (65.22%) Mathematics
4 14 (60.87%) Algorithms
5 13 (56.52%) Physics
6 11 (47.83%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (39.13%) Visualisation
7 9 (39.13%) Open Source
8 5 (21.74%) Applied Mathematics
8 5 (21.74%) Informatics
9 1 (4.35%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Software Engineering
2 10 (43.48%) Analytics
2 10 (43.48%) Bayesian Methods
3 7 (30.43%) Machine Learning
3 7 (30.43%) Bioinformatics
4 6 (26.09%) Knowledge Discovery
5 5 (21.74%) Extreme Programming
5 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (21.74%) OO
5 5 (21.74%) OOD
5 5 (21.74%) Memory Management
6 4 (17.39%) Data Visualisation
6 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
6 4 (17.39%) Data Analysis
6 4 (17.39%) Visual Analytics
7 2 (8.70%) OOP
8 1 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (4.35%) Pattern Recognition
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) Python
2 15 (65.22%) SQL
2 15 (65.22%) Java
3 12 (52.17%) C
4 8 (34.78%) C++
5 7 (30.43%) Perl
5 7 (30.43%) MATLAB
6 6 (26.09%) Ruby
7 5 (21.74%) Haskell
7 5 (21.74%) Scala
7 5 (21.74%) Golang
8 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) PhD
2 7 (30.43%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Tableau
2 1 (4.35%) Talend
2 1 (4.35%) MicroStrategy
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