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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 210 231 221
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -10
Permanent jobs citing R 35 13 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.54% 0.18% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.04% 0.33% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 21
Average salary £40,000 £55,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +18.27%
UK excluding London average salary £47,750 £52,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year
-9.04% +11.70%
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
3365 3932 4233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 51.59% 54.64% 58.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2854 3307 3755
Average salary £38,412 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.43% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +20 20 £62,500 -21.87% 1
Cheshire +16 7 £33,000 -26.66% 2
Merseyside +12 6 - - 1
Lancashire - 2 £46,250 -
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 38 (65.52%) Analytics
2 30 (51.72%) Python
3 28 (48.28%) SAS
4 27 (46.55%) SPSS
5 25 (43.10%) IBM
6 24 (41.38%) Business Intelligence
6 24 (41.38%) Tableau
7 23 (39.66%) Open Source
8 22 (37.93%) Business Analytics
9 21 (36.21%) Visualisation
9 21 (36.21%) Cognos
10 20 (34.48%) Degree
10 20 (34.48%) QlikView
11 18 (31.03%) Microsoft
12 17 (29.31%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (27.59%) Big Data
13 16 (27.59%) Pentaho
14 15 (25.86%) Business Analysis
14 15 (25.86%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (25.86%) BusinessObjects
15 13 (22.41%) Java
15 13 (22.41%) MongoDB
16 12 (20.69%) Data Visualisation
16 12 (20.69%) Apache Spark
16 12 (20.69%) Management Information System
16 12 (20.69%) Software Engineering
16 12 (20.69%) Information Management
16 12 (20.69%) Retail
16 12 (20.69%) Use Case
17 11 (18.97%) Scala

R
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 28 (48.28%) SAS
2 12 (20.69%) Apache Spark
3 5 (8.62%) Apache
4 4 (6.90%) Apache Pig
5 2 (3.45%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (46.55%) SPSS
2 4 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.72%) Stata
Business Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (34.48%) QlikView
2 16 (27.59%) Pentaho
2 16 (27.59%) Big Data
3 15 (25.86%) BusinessObjects
4 13 (22.41%) MongoDB
5 11 (18.97%) SQL Server
6 10 (17.24%) Hadoop
7 9 (15.52%) NoSQL
7 9 (15.52%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (12.07%) Data Mining
8 7 (12.07%) Base SAS
8 7 (12.07%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 6 (10.34%) Mahout
10 4 (6.90%) HBase
11 2 (3.45%) MySQL
11 2 (3.45%) Apache Hive
11 2 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
12 1 (1.72%) BigTable
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (20.69%) Retail
2 9 (15.52%) Banking
3 5 (8.62%) Automotive
4 4 (6.90%) Investment Banking
5 3 (5.17%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (3.45%) French Language
7 1 (1.72%) Finance
7 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (46.55%) Consultant
2 10 (17.24%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 9 (15.52%) Software Engineer
3 9 (15.52%) Senior Software Engineer
4 8 (13.79%) SAS BI Consultant
4 8 (13.79%) Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Architect
6 4 (6.90%) AWS Consultant
7 3 (5.17%) Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Technical Support Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Data Consultant
8 2 (3.45%) Developer Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 2 (3.45%) Technical Support
8 2 (3.45%) Scala Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Big Data Consultant
9 1 (1.72%) Big Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.97%) AngularJS
1 11 (18.97%) Akka
1 11 (18.97%) Play Framework
2 5 (8.62%) MLlib
2 5 (8.62%) Natural Language Processing
3 4 (6.90%) .NET
4 3 (5.17%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.45%) JSON
5 2 (3.45%) MFC
5 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.45%) CSS
5 2 (3.45%) Backbone.js
5 2 (3.45%) Ember.js
5 2 (3.45%) SignalR
5 2 (3.45%) RESTful
5 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (3.45%) Entity Framework
5 2 (3.45%) Castle Windsor
5 2 (3.45%) HTML
5 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 21 (36.21%) Visualisation
2 17 (29.31%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (20.69%) Management Information System
4 7 (12.07%) Life Science
5 6 (10.34%) Computer Science
6 5 (8.62%) Social Media
6 5 (8.62%) Artificial Intelligence
6 5 (8.62%) Statistics
6 5 (8.62%) Ontologies
7 4 (6.90%) CMDB
7 4 (6.90%) User Experience
8 1 (1.72%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.72%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.72%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.72%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.62%) Windows
2 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.72%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (65.52%) Analytics
2 24 (41.38%) Business Intelligence
3 23 (39.66%) Open Source
4 22 (37.93%) Business Analytics
5 15 (25.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (25.86%) Business Analysis
6 12 (20.69%) Information Management
6 12 (20.69%) Data Visualisation
6 12 (20.69%) Software Engineering
6 12 (20.69%) Use Case
7 11 (18.97%) Data Analysis
8 10 (17.24%) CRM
9 9 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (15.52%) Functional Programming
10 7 (12.07%) Machine Learning
11 6 (10.34%) Business Development
11 6 (10.34%) Data Management
11 6 (10.34%) Data Analytics
11 6 (10.34%) Mentoring
12 5 (8.62%) Information Retrieval
Programming Languages
1 30 (51.72%) Python
2 13 (22.41%) Java
3 11 (18.97%) JavaScript
3 11 (18.97%) SQL
3 11 (18.97%) Scala
4 5 (8.62%) MATLAB
4 5 (8.62%) SPARQL
5 4 (6.90%) C
5 4 (6.90%) C#
6 1 (1.72%) C++
6 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (34.48%) Degree
2 2 (3.45%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.90%) HDFS
2 2 (3.45%) GPFS
2 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 25 (43.10%) IBM
2 24 (41.38%) Tableau
3 21 (36.21%) Cognos
4 18 (31.03%) Microsoft
5 9 (15.52%) Oracle
5 9 (15.52%) Cloudera
6 8 (13.79%) Teradata
7 5 (8.62%) Twitter
8 4 (6.90%) Talend
9 3 (5.17%) Vertica
9 3 (5.17%) Informatica
10 2 (3.45%) VMware
11 1 (1.72%) MapR
11 1 (1.72%) Hortonworks
11 1 (1.72%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (1.72%) Red Gate
11 1 (1.72%) Intel
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