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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 187 178 195
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +17
Permanent jobs citing R 6 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.14% 0.027% 0.023%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.27% 0.043% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 1
Average salary £47,500 £44,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -
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
2214 2345 2729
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 52.43% 62.30% 62.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1948 2093 2517
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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 8 (88.89%) Data Mining
2 6 (66.67%) SPSS
2 6 (66.67%) Analytics
2 6 (66.67%) Python
2 6 (66.67%) Marketing
3 5 (55.56%) Visualisation
3 5 (55.56%) Java
3 5 (55.56%) Big Data
3 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
4 4 (44.44%) SAS
4 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (33.33%) Open Source
5 3 (33.33%) Apache Pig
5 3 (33.33%) Statistics
5 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 3 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (33.33%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (33.33%) Apache Flume
5 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (33.33%) Web Services
5 3 (33.33%) Apache
5 3 (33.33%) Perl
5 3 (33.33%) PHP
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) Scala
5 3 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (33.33%) Sqoop
5 3 (33.33%) Triplestore

R
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (44.44%) SAS
2 3 (33.33%) Apache
2 3 (33.33%) Apache Pig
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon EMR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) Data Mining
2 5 (55.56%) Big Data
2 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
3 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (33.33%) Sqoop
3 3 (33.33%) Triplestore
3 3 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 3 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 3 (33.33%) Apache Hive
3 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 3 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 3 (33.33%) HBase
4 2 (22.22%) Text Mining
4 2 (22.22%) Clementine
General
1 6 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Data Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Big Data Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Data Scientist
2 2 (22.22%) Data Modeller
2 2 (22.22%) Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Visualisation
2 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (33.33%) Open Source
3 3 (33.33%) Statistics
4 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
4 2 (22.22%) Social Media
4 2 (22.22%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Analytics
2 3 (33.33%) MapReduce
2 3 (33.33%) ETL
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 3 (33.33%) Data Security
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 3 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (22.22%) Anomaly Detection
3 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Statistical Modelling
3 2 (22.22%) Campaign Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 2 (22.22%) Quantitative Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Predictive Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Propensity Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Python
2 5 (55.56%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) Perl
3 3 (33.33%) PHP
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Scala
4 2 (22.22%) C++
5 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (11.11%) Haskell
5 1 (11.11%) OCaml
5 1 (11.11%) F#
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) PhD
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
1 3 (33.33%) Hitachi