The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited R over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 155 170 160
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -10
Permanent jobs citing R 18 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.49% 0.11% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.01% 0.20% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 1
Average salary £37,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%
R
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 East Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1791 1973 1736
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 49.24% 52.80% 54.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1545 1757 1568
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

R
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

R Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

R
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

R Salary Trend in the East Midlands

R
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing R across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

R Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

R
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing R within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Nottinghamshire +10 14 £37,500 -
Northamptonshire - 4 £33,500 -
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 21 (84.00%) SQL
1 21 (84.00%) Degree
2 17 (68.00%) Finance
3 15 (60.00%) Data Analysis
3 15 (60.00%) Statistics
3 15 (60.00%) Mathematics
4 14 (56.00%) Big Data
4 14 (56.00%) Python
5 13 (52.00%) Statistical Modelling
5 13 (52.00%) Visualisation
6 12 (48.00%) PhD
6 12 (48.00%) C#
6 12 (48.00%) Computer Science
7 11 (44.00%) Banking
7 11 (44.00%) Java
7 11 (44.00%) SAS
8 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (36.00%) Analytics
10 8 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (28.00%) Algorithms
12 6 (24.00%) VBA
13 5 (20.00%) Data Mining
13 5 (20.00%) MATLAB
13 5 (20.00%) Marketing
13 5 (20.00%) Mentoring
13 5 (20.00%) Open Source
14 4 (16.00%) Customer Insight
14 4 (16.00%) Alterian
14 4 (16.00%) SPSS
14 4 (16.00%) CHAID

R
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 11 (44.00%) SAS
2 3 (12.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (4.00%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) SPSS
2 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.00%) MS Office
3 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (4.00%) S-PLUS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) GSM
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (56.00%) Big Data
2 5 (20.00%) Data Mining
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (8.00%) Apache Hive
4 2 (8.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.00%) HBase
5 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.00%) GCC
General
1 17 (68.00%) Finance
2 11 (44.00%) Banking
3 5 (20.00%) Marketing
4 2 (8.00%) Games
5 1 (4.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Data Scientist
2 10 (40.00%) Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Data Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Commercial Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) C Software Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Junior
5 1 (4.00%) Credit Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Junior Data Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Embedded Software Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Insight Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Insight Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (60.00%) Statistics
1 15 (60.00%) Mathematics
2 13 (52.00%) Visualisation
3 12 (48.00%) Computer Science
4 8 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (28.00%) Algorithms
6 2 (8.00%) Physics
6 2 (8.00%) Economics
6 2 (8.00%) GIS
7 1 (4.00%) Neural Network
7 1 (4.00%) Credit Risk
7 1 (4.00%) Telematics
7 1 (4.00%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Data Analysis
2 13 (52.00%) Statistical Modelling
3 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (36.00%) Analytics
5 5 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 5 (20.00%) Open Source
6 4 (16.00%) Customer Insight
6 4 (16.00%) CHAID
6 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (12.00%) Business Development
7 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (12.00%) Predictive Analytics
8 2 (8.00%) Image Processing
8 2 (8.00%) Data Management
8 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
9 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
9 1 (4.00%) Validation
9 1 (4.00%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) SQL
2 14 (56.00%) Python
3 12 (48.00%) C#
4 11 (44.00%) Java
5 6 (24.00%) VBA
6 5 (20.00%) MATLAB
7 3 (12.00%) C
8 2 (8.00%) C++
9 1 (4.00%) Embedded C
9 1 (4.00%) Assembly Language
9 1 (4.00%) Ruby
9 1 (4.00%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 21 (84.00%) Degree
2 12 (48.00%) PhD
3 4 (16.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) TickIT
1 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.00%) Basel III
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Alterian
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) EMC