The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited R over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 140 141 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing R 2 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.095% 0.088% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.18% 0.16% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Average salary £56,250 £44,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +11.11%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1094 1222 1437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 52.05% 53.88% 53.03%
Number of salaries quoted 889 994 1247
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

R
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

R Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

R
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

R Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) Python
1 6 (85.71%) PhD
1 6 (85.71%) Data Mining
1 6 (85.71%) SAS
1 6 (85.71%) Data Analysis
1 6 (85.71%) SPSS
1 6 (85.71%) Statistics
1 6 (85.71%) Mathematics
1 6 (85.71%) Computer Science
1 6 (85.71%) Hadoop
1 6 (85.71%) Physics
1 6 (85.71%) Big Data
1 6 (85.71%) Analytics
2 5 (71.43%) Apache Pig
2 5 (71.43%) Algorithms
2 5 (71.43%) Linear Regression
2 5 (71.43%) Database Theory
2 5 (71.43%) Relational Database Theory
2 5 (71.43%) Chemistry
2 5 (71.43%) Psychology
2 5 (71.43%) Digital Media
2 5 (71.43%) Machine Learning
2 5 (71.43%) Visualisation
2 5 (71.43%) Predictive Modelling
2 5 (71.43%) Clojure
2 5 (71.43%) Relational Database
2 5 (71.43%) Bayesian Methods
2 5 (71.43%) Time Series Analysis
2 5 (71.43%) Markov Chain

R
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 6 (85.71%) SAS
2 5 (71.43%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 6 (85.71%) SPSS
2 5 (71.43%) CPLEX
3 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) Data Mining
1 6 (85.71%) Hadoop
1 6 (85.71%) Big Data
2 5 (71.43%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Hive
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
1 5 (71.43%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Data Scientist
2 1 (14.29%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Statistics
1 6 (85.71%) Mathematics
1 6 (85.71%) Physics
1 6 (85.71%) Computer Science
2 5 (71.43%) Visualisation
2 5 (71.43%) Digital Media
2 5 (71.43%) Algorithms
2 5 (71.43%) Chemistry
2 5 (71.43%) Psychology
2 5 (71.43%) Applied Mathematics
2 5 (71.43%) Informatics
2 5 (71.43%) Artificial Intelligence
2 5 (71.43%) Neural Network
2 5 (71.43%) Economics
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Data Analysis
1 6 (85.71%) Analytics
2 5 (71.43%) Machine Learning
2 5 (71.43%) Data Modelling
2 5 (71.43%) Econometrics
2 5 (71.43%) Predictive Modelling
2 5 (71.43%) Bioinformatics
2 5 (71.43%) Business Analysis
2 5 (71.43%) Statistical Analysis
2 5 (71.43%) Logistic Regression
2 5 (71.43%) Cluster Analysis
2 5 (71.43%) Biostatistics
2 5 (71.43%) Monte Carlo Method
2 5 (71.43%) Bayesian Methods
2 5 (71.43%) Time Series Analysis
2 5 (71.43%) Markov Chain
2 5 (71.43%) Factor Analysis
2 5 (71.43%) Structural Equation Modelling
2 5 (71.43%) Gibbs Sampling
2 5 (71.43%) Linear Regression
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Python
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) C++
2 5 (71.43%) Clojure
2 5 (71.43%) MATLAB
2 5 (71.43%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) PhD
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001