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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited R over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
R
England / North West
Rank 211 220 258
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +38
Permanent jobs citing R 36 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.60% 0.28% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.03% 0.57% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 31 5 4
Median salary £40,000 £75,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-46.66% +62.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £48,500 £37,650
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £100,000 £49,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%

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
3498 2827 3511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 58.13% 50.05% 50.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3017 2423 3083
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

R
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing R as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing R within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -2 24 £40,000 -21.95% 8
Cheshire +14 10 £35,000 -65.00% 5
Merseyside - 2 £60,000 -
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT jobs citing R also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for R.

1 72 (81.82%) Python
2 60 (68.18%) Analytics
3 50 (56.82%) Machine Learning
4 47 (53.41%) SQL
5 46 (52.27%) Statistics
6 42 (47.73%) Mathematics
7 41 (46.59%) SAS
8 38 (43.18%) Big Data
9 33 (37.50%) PhD
10 28 (31.82%) Degree
11 27 (30.68%) Data Analytics
12 25 (28.41%) Computer Science
12 25 (28.41%) Analytical Skills
13 23 (26.14%) Algorithms
14 22 (25.00%) Data Mining
15 21 (23.86%) SPSS
15 21 (23.86%) Data Analysis
15 21 (23.86%) Hadoop
16 20 (22.73%) Stata
16 20 (22.73%) MATLAB
17 19 (21.59%) Visualisation
17 19 (21.59%) Bayesian Methods
18 18 (20.45%) NoSQL
18 18 (20.45%) Tableau
19 17 (19.32%) Statistical Modelling
19 17 (19.32%) Relational Database
19 17 (19.32%) Decision Tree
19 17 (19.32%) Neural Network
20 16 (18.18%) Marketing
20 16 (18.18%) Business Intelligence

R
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 41 (46.59%) SAS
2 9 (10.23%) Apache Spark
3 3 (3.41%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.14%) Apache
Applications
1 21 (23.86%) SPSS
2 20 (22.73%) Stata
3 2 (2.27%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.27%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 4 (4.55%) FastStats
1 4 (4.55%) SAP AFS
1 4 (4.55%) SAP CO
1 4 (4.55%) SAP FI
1 4 (4.55%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (3.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.14%) Sage 200
3 1 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.27%) Azure Machine Learning
2 2 (2.27%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.27%) PaaS
3 1 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.27%) Internet
2 1 (1.14%) DNS
2 1 (1.14%) LAN
2 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (43.18%) Big Data
2 22 (25.00%) Data Mining
3 21 (23.86%) Hadoop
4 18 (20.45%) NoSQL
5 17 (19.32%) Relational Database
6 16 (18.18%) SQL Server
7 7 (7.95%) QlikView
8 6 (6.82%) MongoDB
9 5 (5.68%) Spotfire
10 4 (4.55%) Apache Hive
10 4 (4.55%) Power BI
10 4 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (3.41%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (3.41%) SAS EBI
12 2 (2.27%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (2.27%) HBase
12 2 (2.27%) Qlik Sense
12 2 (2.27%) RDBMS
13 1 (1.14%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Fiddler
2 1 (1.14%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 16 (18.18%) Marketing
2 9 (10.23%) Retail
3 7 (7.95%) Advertising
3 7 (7.95%) Finance
4 4 (4.55%) Games
5 1 (1.14%) Electronics
5 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (55.68%) Data Scientist
2 17 (19.32%) Senior Data Scientist
3 7 (7.95%) Analyst
3 7 (7.95%) Developer
4 6 (6.82%) Consultant
4 6 (6.82%) Data Manager
4 6 (6.82%) Data Modeller
5 4 (4.55%) Administrator
5 4 (4.55%) Analytics Manager
5 4 (4.55%) Data Analyst
5 4 (4.55%) Data Analytics Manager
5 4 (4.55%) DBA
5 4 (4.55%) SAP CO Consultant
5 4 (4.55%) SAP Consultant
5 4 (4.55%) SAP Developer
5 4 (4.55%) SAP FI Consultant
5 4 (4.55%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 4 (4.55%) Senior Data Modeller
5 4 (4.55%) SQL DBA
6 3 (3.41%) Insight Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.68%) Celery
1 5 (5.68%) Django
2 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (2.27%) COM
2 2 (2.27%) D3.js
2 2 (2.27%) Entity Framework
2 2 (2.27%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (2.27%) RESTful
2 2 (2.27%) WPF
3 1 (1.14%) .NET
3 1 (1.14%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (28.41%) Analytical Skills
1 25 (28.41%) Computer Science
2 23 (26.14%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.41%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (3.41%) Social Media
4 1 (1.14%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.14%) FMCG
4 1 (1.14%) Mobile Games
4 1 (1.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.82%) Linux
2 2 (2.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (68.18%) Analytics
2 50 (56.82%) Machine Learning
3 46 (52.27%) Statistics
4 42 (47.73%) Mathematics
5 27 (30.68%) Data Analytics
6 21 (23.86%) Data Analysis
7 19 (21.59%) Bayesian Methods
7 19 (21.59%) Visualisation
8 17 (19.32%) Decision Tree
8 17 (19.32%) Neural Network
8 17 (19.32%) Statistical Modelling
9 16 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (17.05%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (17.05%) Predictive Modelling
11 13 (14.77%) Cluster Analysis
12 12 (13.64%) Statistical Analysis
13 11 (12.50%) Validation
14 10 (11.36%) Data Modelling
14 10 (11.36%) Physics
14 10 (11.36%) Stochastic Modelling
Programming Languages
1 72 (81.82%) Python
2 47 (53.41%) SQL
3 20 (22.73%) MATLAB
4 9 (10.23%) Perl
4 9 (10.23%) VBA
5 7 (7.95%) Scala
6 6 (6.82%) Java
7 5 (5.68%) C#
8 4 (4.55%) ABAP
8 4 (4.55%) C
8 4 (4.55%) C++
9 1 (1.14%) Delphi
9 1 (1.14%) Pascal
9 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (37.50%) PhD
2 28 (31.82%) Degree
3 1 (1.14%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.14%) Docker
Vendors
1 18 (20.45%) Tableau
2 8 (9.09%) Cloudera
3 6 (6.82%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.68%) Hortonworks
4 5 (5.68%) SAP
5 3 (3.41%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.27%) Google
6 2 (2.27%) Splunk
7 1 (1.14%) Informatica
7 1 (1.14%) Minitab
7 1 (1.14%) Optimizely
7 1 (1.14%) Sage
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Chester
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Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
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Modis International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheshire
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Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
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Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum
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