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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 169 191 150
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -41
Permanent jobs citing R 17 5 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.44% 0.12% 0.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.91% 0.22% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 28
Average salary £45,000 £80,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.75% +72.04%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +18.27%
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
1870 2300 2304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 48.56% 55.66% 59.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1652 1957 2059
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 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
Bolton - 1 - -
R
North West

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 16 (53.33%) Analytics
2 13 (43.33%) AngularJS
2 13 (43.33%) JavaScript
2 13 (43.33%) Degree
3 12 (40.00%) Information Management
3 12 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 12 (40.00%) Python
3 12 (40.00%) SPSS
3 12 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 12 (40.00%) Use Case
3 12 (40.00%) Big Data
4 11 (36.67%) Scala
4 11 (36.67%) Akka
4 11 (36.67%) Play Framework
4 11 (36.67%) Java
4 11 (36.67%) Data Analysis
5 10 (33.33%) Retail
5 10 (33.33%) CRM
5 10 (33.33%) SAS
5 10 (33.33%) IBM
5 10 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (30.00%) Functional Programming
6 9 (30.00%) Machine Learning
6 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (26.67%) Apache Spark
8 7 (23.33%) Business Analytics
8 7 (23.33%) NoSQL
8 7 (23.33%) Open Source
9 6 (20.00%) Mahout
9 6 (20.00%) Banking

R
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 10 (33.33%) SAS
2 8 (26.67%) Apache Spark
3 5 (16.67%) Apache
4 2 (6.67%) Node.js
5 1 (3.33%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 12 (40.00%) SPSS
2 1 (3.33%) Stata
2 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.67%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) Big Data
2 7 (23.33%) NoSQL
3 6 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (20.00%) Mahout
4 5 (16.67%) QlikView
4 5 (16.67%) Hadoop
5 3 (10.00%) MongoDB
5 3 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (6.67%) Data Mining
7 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (3.33%) Pentaho
7 1 (3.33%) HBase
7 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
7 1 (3.33%) BigTable
7 1 (3.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 10 (33.33%) Retail
2 6 (20.00%) Banking
3 5 (16.67%) Automotive
4 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.33%) Finance
4 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Consultant
2 9 (30.00%) Software Engineer
2 9 (30.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 8 (26.67%) Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Data Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Scala Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Big Data Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Big Data Architect
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Data Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Software Programmer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Statistician
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Data Architect
6 1 (3.33%) DBA
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Programmer
6 1 (3.33%) Statistician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) AngularJS
2 11 (36.67%) Akka
2 11 (36.67%) Play Framework
3 5 (16.67%) MLlib
3 5 (16.67%) Natural Language Processing
4 4 (13.33%) HTML
4 4 (13.33%) CSS
5 2 (6.67%) .NET
5 2 (6.67%) Backbone.js
5 2 (6.67%) Ember.js
5 2 (6.67%) JSON
5 2 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (6.67%) RESTful
6 1 (3.33%) LINQ
6 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 10 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (16.67%) Social Media
3 5 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
3 5 (16.67%) Ontologies
3 5 (16.67%) Life Science
4 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (6.67%) Statistics
6 1 (3.33%) CMDB
6 1 (3.33%) Data Integration
6 1 (3.33%) Visualisation
6 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) Analytics
2 12 (40.00%) Use Case
2 12 (40.00%) Information Management
2 12 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 11 (36.67%) Data Analysis
4 10 (33.33%) CRM
5 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (30.00%) Machine Learning
5 9 (30.00%) Functional Programming
6 7 (23.33%) Open Source
6 7 (23.33%) Business Analytics
7 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (20.00%) Business Development
8 5 (16.67%) RDF
8 5 (16.67%) Information Retrieval
8 5 (16.67%) Customer Analytics
8 5 (16.67%) Campaign Management
8 5 (16.67%) Content Management
9 3 (10.00%) Data Management
10 2 (6.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) JavaScript
2 12 (40.00%) Python
3 11 (36.67%) Scala
3 11 (36.67%) Java
4 5 (16.67%) SPARQL
5 3 (10.00%) SQL
6 2 (6.67%) C#
7 1 (3.33%) C++
7 1 (3.33%) C
7 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) HDFS
1 2 (6.67%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (6.67%) StatsD
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) IBM
2 6 (20.00%) Cognos
3 5 (16.67%) Tableau
3 5 (16.67%) Twitter
4 2 (6.67%) Apigee
4 2 (6.67%) Mashery
5 1 (3.33%) Talend
5 1 (3.33%) Hortonworks
5 1 (3.33%) Cloudera
5 1 (3.33%) MapR
5 1 (3.33%) Informatica
5 1 (3.33%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (3.33%) Red Gate