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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 119 129 143
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +14
Permanent jobs citing R 8 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.39% 0.33% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.66% 0.51% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 3
Average salary £32,500 £61,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.93% +36.11%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
1215 1563 1726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 58.61% 64.03% 66.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1074 1341 1577
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,900 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing R across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

R Salary Histogram 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 22 May 2015. 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
Peterborough +4 5 £32,500 +30.00%
Cambridge +26 3 £46,782 -22.03%
R
East of England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 12 (80.00%) Degree
2 11 (73.33%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (66.67%) Mathematics
4 9 (60.00%) Python
5 8 (53.33%) SQL
5 8 (53.33%) SAS
5 8 (53.33%) MATLAB
5 8 (53.33%) Statistics
6 7 (46.67%) Management Information System
6 7 (46.67%) Physics
6 7 (46.67%) Analytics
6 7 (46.67%) Algorithms
7 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
7 6 (40.00%) Finance
7 6 (40.00%) Bioinformatics
7 6 (40.00%) SPSS
7 6 (40.00%) Data Modelling
7 6 (40.00%) C
7 6 (40.00%) Java
8 5 (33.33%) Perl
8 5 (33.33%) Linux
8 5 (33.33%) OO
8 5 (33.33%) MySQL
8 5 (33.33%) OOD
8 5 (33.33%) POSIX
8 5 (33.33%) HTML
8 5 (33.33%) Pegasus
8 5 (33.33%) Data Analysis
8 5 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
8 5 (33.33%) Ruby

R
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 8 (53.33%) SAS
2 5 (33.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) SPSS
2 2 (13.33%) MS Office
2 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) MySQL
1 5 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (33.33%) CouchDB
1 5 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 5 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 5 (33.33%) Neo4j
1 5 (33.33%) MariaDB
2 2 (13.33%) Spotfire
2 2 (13.33%) QlikView
2 2 (13.33%) Text Mining
2 2 (13.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Games
3 4 (26.67%) Retail
4 3 (20.00%) Marketing
5 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Software Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Research Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Junior Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Insight Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Operations Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Junior
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Support
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) IT Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Product Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Data Scientist
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) POSIX
1 5 (33.33%) HTML
1 5 (33.33%) HTML5
1 5 (33.33%) REST
2 2 (13.33%) Apache Flex
2 2 (13.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (66.67%) Mathematics
3 8 (53.33%) Statistics
4 7 (46.67%) Management Information System
4 7 (46.67%) Physics
4 7 (46.67%) Algorithms
5 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
6 5 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
6 5 (33.33%) Informatics
6 5 (33.33%) Open Source
7 3 (20.00%) New Media
8 2 (13.33%) Visualisation
9 1 (6.67%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Analytics
2 6 (40.00%) Bioinformatics
2 6 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 5 (33.33%) OO
3 5 (33.33%) OOD
3 5 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 5 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) Memory Management
3 5 (33.33%) Hidden Markov Model
3 5 (33.33%) Game Theory
3 5 (33.33%) Gibbs Sampling
4 4 (26.67%) Customer Insight
4 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
4 4 (26.67%) CHAID
5 3 (20.00%) Time Management
6 2 (13.33%) Yield Management
6 2 (13.33%) Demand Forecasting
6 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Operations Research
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Python
2 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) MATLAB
3 6 (40.00%) C
3 6 (40.00%) Java
4 5 (33.33%) Perl
4 5 (33.33%) Ruby
4 5 (33.33%) Haskell
4 5 (33.33%) Go
5 4 (26.67%) VBA
6 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (20.00%) C++
7 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) PhD
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Xen
1 5 (33.33%) KVM
1 5 (33.33%) Docker
1 5 (33.33%) LXC
1 5 (33.33%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Mesos
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Pegasus
2 4 (26.67%) Alterian
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) Business Objects
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft