The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited R over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 183 166 176
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +10
Permanent jobs citing R 4 18 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.096% 0.48% 0.080%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.17% 0.80% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4 18 3
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% -15.45%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +24.00%
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 Manchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2317 2253 2344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 55.56% 60.19% 62.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1981 1985 2148
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

R
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

R Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

R
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

R Salary Trend in Manchester

R
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing R across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

R Salary Histogram in Manchester

R
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing R within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
Stockport - 3 £45,000 -
R
North West

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 10 (100.00%) Data Mining
2 9 (90.00%) SPSS
3 8 (80.00%) Analytics
4 7 (70.00%) SAS
5 6 (60.00%) Python
5 6 (60.00%) Java
5 6 (60.00%) Big Data
5 6 (60.00%) Visualisation
5 6 (60.00%) Relational Database
6 5 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (50.00%) Open Source
6 5 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (50.00%) Marketing
6 5 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (50.00%) Apache Flume
6 5 (50.00%) Apache Hive
6 5 (50.00%) MongoDB
6 5 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (50.00%) NoSQL
6 5 (50.00%) MapReduce
6 5 (50.00%) HBase
6 5 (50.00%) Apache Pig
6 5 (50.00%) Sqoop
6 5 (50.00%) Amazon EMR
6 5 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (50.00%) Triplestore
6 5 (50.00%) Hadoop
6 5 (50.00%) Performance Tuning

R
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 7 (70.00%) SAS
2 5 (50.00%) Apache
2 5 (50.00%) Apache Pig
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 9 (90.00%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (50.00%) Amazon EMR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) Data Mining
2 6 (60.00%) Big Data
2 6 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (50.00%) Sqoop
3 5 (50.00%) Triplestore
3 5 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 5 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (50.00%) Hadoop
3 5 (50.00%) Apache Hive
3 5 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 5 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 5 (50.00%) HBase
4 2 (20.00%) Clementine
5 1 (10.00%) Text Mining
General
1 5 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Data Architect
1 5 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 5 (50.00%) Architect
1 5 (50.00%) Big Data Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Data Modeller
4 1 (10.00%) CRM Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Marketing Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Data Scientist
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Visualisation
2 5 (50.00%) Open Source
3 3 (30.00%) Statistics
3 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (10.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Analytics
2 5 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (50.00%) MapReduce
2 5 (50.00%) ETL
2 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (50.00%) Data Security
2 5 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 5 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Direct Marketing
3 2 (20.00%) Quantitative Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Statistical Modelling
3 2 (20.00%) CRM
3 2 (20.00%) Campaign Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Propensity Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Anomaly Detection
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Predictive Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
1 6 (60.00%) Python
2 5 (50.00%) Perl
2 5 (50.00%) PHP
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) Scala
4 1 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) PhD
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Hitachi
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle