The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 235 226 236
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Permanent jobs citing R 10 19 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.14% 0.26% 0.067%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.26% 0.45% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8 19 5
Average salary £80,000 £46,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+72.04% +43.07%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +17.64%
Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3898 4244 4502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.77% 58.47% 60.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3273 3769 4099
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
R
England

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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 -17 6 £80,000 +72.04%
Merseyside - 3 £38,500 - 1
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) SAS
2 10 (90.91%) Data Mining
3 9 (81.82%) SPSS
4 8 (72.73%) Analytics
5 7 (63.64%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (54.55%) RDBMS
6 6 (54.55%) ETL
6 6 (54.55%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (54.55%) Java
6 6 (54.55%) Perl
6 6 (54.55%) PHP
6 6 (54.55%) Web Services
6 6 (54.55%) Linux
6 6 (54.55%) Apache
6 6 (54.55%) Python
6 6 (54.55%) Configuration Management
6 6 (54.55%) Data Security
6 6 (54.55%) Apache Pig
6 6 (54.55%) Sqoop
6 6 (54.55%) Amazon EMR
6 6 (54.55%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (54.55%) Triplestore
6 6 (54.55%) Apache Hive
6 6 (54.55%) MongoDB
6 6 (54.55%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (54.55%) NoSQL
6 6 (54.55%) MapReduce
6 6 (54.55%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (54.55%) HBase
6 6 (54.55%) Big Data

R
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) SAS
2 6 (54.55%) Apache Pig
2 6 (54.55%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (81.82%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (54.55%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (54.55%) Amazon EMR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) Data Mining
2 6 (54.55%) RDBMS
2 6 (54.55%) Hadoop
2 6 (54.55%) Apache Hive
2 6 (54.55%) MongoDB
2 6 (54.55%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (54.55%) NoSQL
2 6 (54.55%) HBase
2 6 (54.55%) Big Data
2 6 (54.55%) Sqoop
2 6 (54.55%) Triplestore
2 6 (54.55%) Relational Database
2 6 (54.55%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (9.09%) RapidMiner
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Data Architect
1 6 (54.55%) Architect
1 6 (54.55%) Big Data Architect
2 5 (45.45%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Data Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) CRM Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Principal Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Insight Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Insight Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Data Scientist
5 1 (9.09%) Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) Web Services
1 6 (54.55%) MapReduce
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Visualisation
1 6 (54.55%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) Economics
2 1 (9.09%) Statistics
2 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
2 1 (9.09%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Analytics
2 7 (63.64%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (54.55%) Configuration Management
3 6 (54.55%) Data Security
3 6 (54.55%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (54.55%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (54.55%) ETL
3 6 (54.55%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) Information Management
5 1 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (9.09%) Direct Marketing
5 1 (9.09%) Customer Insight
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) Propensity Modelling
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
1 6 (54.55%) Perl
1 6 (54.55%) PHP
1 6 (54.55%) Python
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Hitachi
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
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