The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited R over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 252 268 265
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -3
Permanent jobs citing R 12 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.16% 0.15% 0.096%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.29% 0.26% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 8
Average salary £38,564 £60,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.72% +130.76%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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 of England region.

Programming Languages Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
4118 4930 4708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 53.72% 58.25% 56.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3514 4166 4193
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

R
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

R Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

R
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

R Salary Trend in the East of England

R
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing R across the East of England region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

R Salary Histogram in the East of England

R
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing R within the East of England region over the 3 months to 6 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
Cambridgeshire +21 11 £35,532 -40.78% 3
Hertfordshire -14 1 £62,500 +41.24% 1
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 23 (67.65%) MATLAB
2 22 (64.71%) Degree
3 21 (61.76%) Statistics
4 20 (58.82%) Mathematics
4 20 (58.82%) Python
4 20 (58.82%) Analytics
5 17 (50.00%) SAS
5 17 (50.00%) C++
6 16 (47.06%) Algorithms
6 16 (47.06%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (44.12%) Java
8 14 (41.18%) Data Analysis
9 13 (38.24%) Physics
9 13 (38.24%) Visualisation
9 13 (38.24%) SQL
10 12 (35.29%) SPSS
10 12 (35.29%) Computer Science
11 11 (32.35%) Bioinformatics
11 11 (32.35%) Data Modelling
11 11 (32.35%) Finance
11 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (29.41%) Linux
12 10 (29.41%) Artificial Intelligence
12 10 (29.41%) Ruby
12 10 (29.41%) Informatics
12 10 (29.41%) Gibbs Sampling
12 10 (29.41%) Relational Database
13 9 (26.47%) HTML5
13 9 (26.47%) HTML
13 9 (26.47%) PhD

R
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 17 (50.00%) SAS
2 5 (14.71%) OpenStack
2 5 (14.71%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.94%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 12 (35.29%) SPSS
2 6 (17.65%) Mathematica
3 5 (14.71%) CPLEX
4 4 (11.76%) MS Office
5 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
5 3 (8.82%) S-PLUS
6 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) Relational Database
2 9 (26.47%) Data Mining
3 7 (20.59%) Hadoop
3 7 (20.59%) Big Data
4 5 (14.71%) MariaDB
4 5 (14.71%) MySQL
4 5 (14.71%) CouchDB
4 5 (14.71%) MongoDB
4 5 (14.71%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (14.71%) Neo4j
4 5 (14.71%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (8.82%) Text Mining
6 2 (5.88%) Spotfire
6 2 (5.88%) QlikView
7 1 (2.94%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) LabVIEW
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle APEX
General
1 11 (32.35%) Finance
2 9 (26.47%) Retail
3 6 (17.65%) Games
4 3 (8.82%) Marketing
4 3 (8.82%) Manufacturing
5 2 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.94%) Electronics
6 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.94%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Analyst
1 9 (26.47%) Data Scientist
2 8 (23.53%) Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Senior Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Software Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Senior Software Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Data Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) C++ Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Junior
5 3 (8.82%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Systems Support
6 2 (5.88%) Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) IT Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Research Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) IT Support
6 2 (5.88%) Insight Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) HTML
1 9 (26.47%) HTML5
2 6 (17.65%) QML
2 6 (17.65%) OpenCL
2 6 (17.65%) OpenGL
2 6 (17.65%) Qt
3 5 (14.71%) POSIX
3 5 (14.71%) REST
4 4 (11.76%) CSS3
4 4 (11.76%) CSS
4 4 (11.76%) jQuery
5 2 (5.88%) Apache Flex
5 2 (5.88%) XML
6 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (61.76%) Statistics
2 20 (58.82%) Mathematics
3 16 (47.06%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (47.06%) Algorithms
4 13 (38.24%) Physics
4 13 (38.24%) Visualisation
5 12 (35.29%) Computer Science
6 10 (29.41%) Informatics
6 10 (29.41%) Artificial Intelligence
7 8 (23.53%) Chemistry
8 7 (20.59%) Management Information System
9 6 (17.65%) Applied Mathematics
9 6 (17.65%) CUDA
10 5 (14.71%) Digital Media
10 5 (14.71%) Open Source
10 5 (14.71%) Psychology
10 5 (14.71%) Neural Network
10 5 (14.71%) Economics
11 3 (8.82%) New Media
12 2 (5.88%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (58.82%) Analytics
2 14 (41.18%) Data Analysis
3 11 (32.35%) Bioinformatics
3 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (32.35%) Data Modelling
4 10 (29.41%) Gibbs Sampling
5 8 (23.53%) Statistical Analysis
5 8 (23.53%) Machine Learning
6 7 (20.59%) Business Analysis
6 7 (20.59%) E-Commerce
7 6 (17.65%) OO
7 6 (17.65%) 3D Modelling
8 5 (14.71%) Predictive Modelling
8 5 (14.71%) Memory Management
8 5 (14.71%) Monte Carlo Method
8 5 (14.71%) Logistic Regression
8 5 (14.71%) Cluster Analysis
8 5 (14.71%) Biostatistics
8 5 (14.71%) OOD
8 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (67.65%) MATLAB
2 20 (58.82%) Python
3 17 (50.00%) C++
4 15 (44.12%) Java
5 13 (38.24%) SQL
6 10 (29.41%) Ruby
7 9 (26.47%) C
8 6 (17.65%) GLSL
9 5 (14.71%) Go
9 5 (14.71%) Clojure
9 5 (14.71%) Haskell
9 5 (14.71%) Perl
10 4 (11.76%) VBA
11 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
12 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
12 2 (5.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 22 (64.71%) Degree
2 9 (26.47%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Xen
1 5 (14.71%) KVM
1 5 (14.71%) Docker
1 5 (14.71%) LXC
1 5 (14.71%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) Mesos
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Pegasus
2 4 (11.76%) Alterian
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.82%) ION Trading
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle
4 2 (5.88%) Business Objects
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