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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 209 243 240
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -3
Permanent jobs citing R 25 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.39% 0.072% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.75% 0.13% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 12
Average salary £55,000 £80,000 £53,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +50.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £80,000 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £80,000 £55,350
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -8.60%
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
3347 3817 4427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 52.23% 54.75% 59.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2825 3212 3938
Average salary £39,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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
Manchester +16 11 £55,000 -31.25% 7
Merseyside - 8 - -
Cheshire - 5 £40,000 - 1
Lancashire - 1 £57,500 -
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 30 (66.67%) Python
2 27 (60.00%) Analytics
3 24 (53.33%) SAS
4 21 (46.67%) Visualisation
5 18 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (40.00%) SPSS
5 18 (40.00%) Tableau
6 17 (37.78%) Business Analytics
6 17 (37.78%) Microsoft
6 17 (37.78%) Open Source
7 16 (35.56%) Pentaho
7 16 (35.56%) Cognos
8 15 (33.33%) Business Objects
8 15 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (33.33%) QlikView
8 15 (33.33%) IBM
8 15 (33.33%) Business Analysis
9 13 (28.89%) Java
10 12 (26.67%) Software Engineering
10 12 (26.67%) Data Visualisation
10 12 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (24.44%) Big Data
11 11 (24.44%) Akka
11 11 (24.44%) Play Framework
11 11 (24.44%) AngularJS
11 11 (24.44%) Data Analysis
11 11 (24.44%) Scala
11 11 (24.44%) MongoDB
11 11 (24.44%) JavaScript
11 11 (24.44%) SQL Server

R
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 24 (53.33%) SAS
2 6 (13.33%) Apache Spark
3 4 (8.89%) Apache Pig
4 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 18 (40.00%) SPSS
2 4 (8.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.22%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (35.56%) Pentaho
2 15 (33.33%) QlikView
3 11 (24.44%) SQL Server
3 11 (24.44%) MongoDB
3 11 (24.44%) Big Data
4 9 (20.00%) Hadoop
5 8 (17.78%) NoSQL
6 7 (15.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 7 (15.56%) Data Mining
6 7 (15.56%) Base SAS
7 4 (8.89%) HBase
8 3 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (4.44%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (4.44%) MySQL
10 1 (2.22%) Mahout
10 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (2.22%) Clementine
10 1 (2.22%) Apache Hive
10 1 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (8.89%) Banking
1 4 (8.89%) Investment Banking
2 3 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.44%) Finance
4 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (37.78%) Consultant
2 10 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 9 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 9 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) SAS BI Consultant
5 7 (15.56%) Developer
6 4 (8.89%) AWS Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Data Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Data Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 2 (4.44%) Scala Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Big Data Consultant
9 1 (2.22%) Big Data Architect
9 1 (2.22%) SQL Data Analyst
9 1 (2.22%) SPSS Data Analyst
9 1 (2.22%) Data Modeller
9 1 (2.22%) Data Manager
9 1 (2.22%) SAS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (24.44%) AngularJS
1 11 (24.44%) Akka
1 11 (24.44%) Play Framework
2 4 (8.89%) .NET
3 3 (6.67%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.44%) JSON
4 2 (4.44%) MFC
4 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.44%) CSS
4 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (4.44%) SignalR
4 2 (4.44%) RESTful
4 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (4.44%) Entity Framework
4 2 (4.44%) Castle Windsor
4 2 (4.44%) Backbone.js
4 2 (4.44%) Ember.js
4 2 (4.44%) HTML
5 1 (2.22%) WPF
5 1 (2.22%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (46.67%) Visualisation
2 12 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (13.33%) Computer Science
4 5 (11.11%) Statistics
5 4 (8.89%) User Experience
5 4 (8.89%) CMDB
6 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
6 2 (4.44%) Life Science
7 1 (2.22%) Credit Risk
7 1 (2.22%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (60.00%) Analytics
2 18 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (37.78%) Open Source
3 17 (37.78%) Business Analytics
4 15 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (33.33%) Business Analysis
5 12 (26.67%) Data Visualisation
5 12 (26.67%) Software Engineering
6 11 (24.44%) Data Analysis
7 9 (20.00%) Functional Programming
8 7 (15.56%) Mentoring
9 6 (13.33%) Data Management
10 5 (11.11%) Statistical Modelling
10 5 (11.11%) Data Analytics
10 5 (11.11%) Line Management
11 4 (8.89%) People Management
11 4 (8.89%) Big Data Analytics
11 4 (8.89%) Problem Management
11 4 (8.89%) Operations Research
11 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (66.67%) Python
2 13 (28.89%) Java
3 11 (24.44%) JavaScript
3 11 (24.44%) Scala
4 10 (22.22%) SQL
5 5 (11.11%) MATLAB
6 4 (8.89%) C
6 4 (8.89%) C#
7 1 (2.22%) C++
7 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) HDFS
2 2 (4.44%) GPFS
2 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 18 (40.00%) Tableau
2 17 (37.78%) Microsoft
3 16 (35.56%) Cognos
4 15 (33.33%) IBM
4 15 (33.33%) Business Objects
5 9 (20.00%) Oracle
5 9 (20.00%) Cloudera
6 8 (17.78%) Teradata
7 3 (6.67%) Informatica
7 3 (6.67%) Talend
8 2 (4.44%) Vertica
8 2 (4.44%) VMware
9 1 (2.22%) MapR
9 1 (2.22%) Hortonworks
9 1 (2.22%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (2.22%) Red Gate
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