The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited R over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 116 124 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing R 8 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.46% 0.10% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.83% 0.20% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 0
Average salary £30,250 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +18.27%
R
North West

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

Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
969 1022 913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 55.40% 52.73% 57.39%
Number of salaries quoted 811 828 801
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

R
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

R Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

R
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

R Salary Trend in Cheshire

R
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing R across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

R Salary Histogram in Cheshire

R
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing R within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
Chester - 4 £36,500 -
Warrington +7 3 £27,500 -38.88%
Macclesfield - 1 £27,500 -
R
North West

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) Data Mining
2 6 (40.00%) Degree
2 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 5 (33.33%) Apache Spark
3 5 (33.33%) Analytics
3 5 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 5 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 5 (33.33%) Big Data
4 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (26.67%) ETL
4 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (26.67%) Windows
4 4 (26.67%) Talend Open Studio
4 4 (26.67%) Talend
4 4 (26.67%) Tableau
4 4 (26.67%) Vertica
4 4 (26.67%) Open Source
4 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
5 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
5 3 (20.00%) HBase
5 3 (20.00%) Data Analytics
5 3 (20.00%) Big Data Analytics
5 3 (20.00%) Statistical Modelling
5 3 (20.00%) Apache Pig
5 3 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (20.00%) Line Management
5 3 (20.00%) User Experience
5 3 (20.00%) People Management

R
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 (33.33%) Apache Spark
2 3 (20.00%) Apache Pig
2 3 (20.00%) SAS
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Data Mining
2 5 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 5 (33.33%) Big Data
3 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
4 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (20.00%) HBase
5 2 (13.33%) MySQL
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (20.00%) Investment Banking
1 3 (20.00%) French Language
1 3 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
2 2 (13.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (6.67%) German Language
3 1 (6.67%) Italian Language
3 1 (6.67%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Support
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Junior
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (6.67%) WPF Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior C# Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) MFC
1 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
1 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (13.33%) Entity Framework
1 2 (13.33%) Castle Windsor
1 2 (13.33%) SignalR
1 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (6.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 3 (20.00%) Statistics
3 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (20.00%) CMDB
3 3 (20.00%) User Experience
4 2 (13.33%) Life Science
5 1 (6.67%) Xbox
5 1 (6.67%) Private Cloud
5 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Analytics
1 5 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 4 (26.67%) ETL
2 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (26.67%) Open Source
3 3 (20.00%) Data Management
3 3 (20.00%) Big Data Analytics
3 3 (20.00%) Statistical Modelling
3 3 (20.00%) Data Analytics
3 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (20.00%) Service Management
3 3 (20.00%) ITSM
3 3 (20.00%) Operations Research
3 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (20.00%) People Management
3 3 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (20.00%) Line Management
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (13.33%) Dimensional Modelling
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) Python
2 3 (20.00%) MATLAB
2 3 (20.00%) C
2 3 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (13.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Tableau
1 4 (26.67%) Vertica
1 4 (26.67%) Talend
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Informatica
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Intel