The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited R over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 221 248 251
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +3
Permanent jobs citing R 23 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.36% 0.014% 0.040%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.69% 0.025% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 3
Average salary £55,000 £90,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.88% +176.92%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 North West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3350 3952 4452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 52.34% 56.28% 59.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2831 3372 3908
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
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 North West

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

R Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

R
Salary Trend in the North West

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

R Salary Trend in the North West

R
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing R across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

R Salary Histogram in the North West

R
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing R within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 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
Merseyside - 9 - -
Manchester +9 8 £55,000 -38.88% 2
Cheshire - 6 £70,000 - 1
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 19 (67.86%) Python
2 14 (50.00%) SAS
2 14 (50.00%) Analytics
3 12 (42.86%) Visualisation
3 12 (42.86%) SPSS
4 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
5 10 (35.71%) Oracle
5 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
5 10 (35.71%) Business Analytics
6 9 (32.14%) Tableau
6 9 (32.14%) Cloudera
6 9 (32.14%) Open Source
6 9 (32.14%) Pentaho
6 9 (32.14%) QlikView
6 9 (32.14%) Business Objects
6 9 (32.14%) Cognos
6 9 (32.14%) IBM
6 9 (32.14%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (32.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (32.14%) Business Analysis
6 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (28.57%) Software Engineering
7 8 (28.57%) Teradata
7 8 (28.57%) Scala
7 8 (28.57%) MongoDB
8 7 (25.00%) Functional Programming
8 7 (25.00%) Data Analysis
8 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 6 (21.43%) Java
9 6 (21.43%) AngularJS

R
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 14 (50.00%) SAS
2 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (7.14%) Apache Pig
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.14%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 12 (42.86%) SPSS
2 2 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 9 (32.14%) Pentaho
2 9 (32.14%) QlikView
3 8 (28.57%) MongoDB
4 5 (17.86%) Data Mining
5 4 (14.29%) Big Data
6 3 (10.71%) NoSQL
6 3 (10.71%) Hadoop
7 2 (7.14%) Clementine
7 2 (7.14%) HBase
8 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
8 1 (3.57%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 1 (3.57%) Base SAS
8 1 (3.57%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (3.57%) Text Mining
General
1 4 (14.29%) Marketing
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
3 2 (7.14%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Investment Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Consultant
2 8 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 8 (28.57%) SAS BI Consultant
3 7 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Data Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) Data Modeller
5 2 (7.14%) Developer
5 2 (7.14%) SPSS Data Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) WPF Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Big Data Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Big Data Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Data Scientist
6 1 (3.57%) MI Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Junior
6 1 (3.57%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) AngularJS
1 6 (21.43%) Akka
1 6 (21.43%) Play Framework
2 2 (7.14%) .NET
2 2 (7.14%) MFC
2 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
2 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (7.14%) SignalR
2 2 (7.14%) Entity Framework
2 2 (7.14%) Castle Windsor
3 1 (3.57%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (42.86%) Visualisation
2 9 (32.14%) Open Source
2 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
4 3 (10.71%) Statistics
5 2 (7.14%) Life Science
5 2 (7.14%) CMDB
5 2 (7.14%) User Experience
6 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
6 1 (3.57%) Credit Risk
6 1 (3.57%) Data Integration
6 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
6 1 (3.57%) Social Media
6 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Analytics
2 10 (35.71%) Business Analytics
3 9 (32.14%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (32.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (32.14%) Business Analysis
4 8 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 7 (25.00%) Functional Programming
5 7 (25.00%) Data Analysis
6 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
7 4 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
7 4 (14.29%) Statistical Modelling
8 3 (10.71%) Line Management
8 3 (10.71%) Data Management
9 2 (7.14%) MVC
9 2 (7.14%) Service Management
9 2 (7.14%) ITSM
9 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (7.14%) Operations Research
9 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
9 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (67.86%) Python
2 8 (28.57%) Scala
3 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (21.43%) Java
5 5 (17.86%) SQL
6 2 (7.14%) C
6 2 (7.14%) C#
6 2 (7.14%) MATLAB
7 1 (3.57%) Haskell
7 1 (3.57%) OCaml
7 1 (3.57%) F#
7 1 (3.57%) C++
7 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.57%) HDFS
2 1 (3.57%) GPFS
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 10 (35.71%) Oracle
3 9 (32.14%) Tableau
3 9 (32.14%) Cloudera
3 9 (32.14%) Business Objects
3 9 (32.14%) Cognos
3 9 (32.14%) IBM
4 8 (28.57%) Teradata
5 2 (7.14%) VMware
6 1 (3.57%) Hortonworks
6 1 (3.57%) MapR
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