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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
R
England / North West
Rank 197 203 250
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +47
Permanent jobs citing R 50 29 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.84% 0.53% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.45% 1.08% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 44 8 9
Median salary £39,000 £60,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,850 £42,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £68,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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
3460 2678 3416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 58.39% 49.19% 50.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3010 2294 3019
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 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +6 36 £41,250 -31.25% 7
Cheshire +1 6 £36,000 +60.00%
Merseyside - 1 £55,000 -
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 84 (85.71%) Python
2 71 (72.45%) Analytics
3 61 (62.24%) Machine Learning
4 53 (54.08%) Statistics
5 49 (50.00%) Big Data
6 46 (46.94%) SQL
7 42 (42.86%) SAS
8 40 (40.82%) Mathematics
9 38 (38.78%) PhD
10 31 (31.63%) Data Mining
11 30 (30.61%) Computer Science
12 29 (29.59%) Degree
12 29 (29.59%) MATLAB
13 28 (28.57%) Data Analytics
14 27 (27.55%) Algorithms
14 27 (27.55%) Data Analysis
15 26 (26.53%) Stata
16 25 (25.51%) Hadoop
17 24 (24.49%) Analytical Skills
18 22 (22.45%) SPSS
19 21 (21.43%) Bayesian Methods
20 20 (20.41%) NoSQL
21 19 (19.39%) Statistical Modelling
21 19 (19.39%) Statistical Analysis
22 18 (18.37%) Neural Network
22 18 (18.37%) Marketing
22 18 (18.37%) Business Intelligence
22 18 (18.37%) SQL Server
23 16 (16.33%) Relational Database
23 16 (16.33%) Validation

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 42 (42.86%) SAS
2 10 (10.20%) Apache Spark
3 3 (3.06%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.02%) Apache
Applications
1 26 (26.53%) Stata
2 22 (22.45%) SPSS
3 4 (4.08%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 4 (4.08%) SAP AFS
1 4 (4.08%) SAP CO
1 4 (4.08%) SAP FI
1 4 (4.08%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.02%) FastStats
2 1 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.04%) Azure Machine Learning
2 2 (2.04%) PaaS
3 1 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.02%) Data Lake Analytics
3 1 (1.02%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.08%) DHCP
1 4 (4.08%) VLAN
1 4 (4.08%) Wireless
1 4 (4.08%) Wireshark
2 2 (2.04%) Internet
3 1 (1.02%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (50.00%) Big Data
2 31 (31.63%) Data Mining
3 25 (25.51%) Hadoop
4 20 (20.41%) NoSQL
5 18 (18.37%) SQL Server
6 16 (16.33%) Relational Database
7 7 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (7.14%) MongoDB
8 6 (6.12%) SQL Server 2016
9 5 (5.10%) Apache Hive
10 4 (4.08%) QlikView
10 4 (4.08%) Spotfire
11 3 (3.06%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (3.06%) Data Lake
11 3 (3.06%) RDBMS
12 2 (2.04%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (2.04%) HBase
13 1 (1.02%) Amazon QuickSight
13 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Fiddler
2 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.02%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 18 (18.37%) Marketing
2 8 (8.16%) Retail
3 7 (7.14%) Advertising
4 6 (6.12%) Finance
5 3 (3.06%) Games
6 1 (1.02%) Electronics
6 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (54.08%) Data Scientist
2 18 (18.37%) Senior Data Scientist
3 11 (11.22%) Analyst
4 7 (7.14%) Developer
5 6 (6.12%) Administrator
5 6 (6.12%) DBA
5 6 (6.12%) SQL DBA
6 5 (5.10%) Machine Learning Engineer
6 5 (5.10%) MATLAB Engineer
7 4 (4.08%) Analytics Manager
7 4 (4.08%) Data Analytics Manager
7 4 (4.08%) Mitel Specialist
7 4 (4.08%) Mitel Support
7 4 (4.08%) SAP CO Consultant
7 4 (4.08%) SAP Consultant
7 4 (4.08%) SAP FI Consultant
7 4 (4.08%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 4 (4.08%) Statistician
7 4 (4.08%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (4.08%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.12%) Celery
1 6 (6.12%) Django
2 4 (4.08%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (2.04%) COM
3 2 (2.04%) Entity Framework
3 2 (2.04%) RESTful
3 2 (2.04%) WPF
4 1 (1.02%) D3.js
4 1 (1.02%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 53 (54.08%) Statistics
2 40 (40.82%) Mathematics
3 30 (30.61%) Computer Science
4 27 (27.55%) Algorithms
5 24 (24.49%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (18.37%) Neural Network
7 14 (14.29%) Physics
8 11 (11.22%) Economics
8 11 (11.22%) Visualisation
9 8 (8.16%) Psychology
10 5 (5.10%) CUDA
10 5 (5.10%) Data Extraction
10 5 (5.10%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (4.08%) Data Centre
12 3 (3.06%) Credit Risk
12 3 (3.06%) Social Media
13 2 (2.04%) Artificial Intelligence
14 1 (1.02%) Applied Mathematics
14 1 (1.02%) Digital Media
14 1 (1.02%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.16%) Linux
2 2 (2.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (72.45%) Analytics
2 61 (62.24%) Machine Learning
3 28 (28.57%) Data Analytics
4 27 (27.55%) Data Analysis
5 21 (21.43%) Bayesian Methods
6 19 (19.39%) Statistical Analysis
6 19 (19.39%) Statistical Modelling
7 18 (18.37%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (16.33%) Validation
9 15 (15.31%) Stochastic Modelling
10 14 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (14.29%) Cluster Analysis
11 13 (13.27%) Data Modelling
11 13 (13.27%) Predictive Modelling
12 11 (11.22%) Open Source
13 10 (10.20%) Neuroscience
14 9 (9.18%) Big Data Analytics
15 8 (8.16%) Mentoring
15 8 (8.16%) Monte Carlo Method
15 8 (8.16%) Time Series Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 84 (85.71%) Python
2 46 (46.94%) SQL
3 29 (29.59%) MATLAB
4 11 (11.22%) Perl
4 11 (11.22%) VBA
5 8 (8.16%) C++
5 8 (8.16%) Scala
6 7 (7.14%) Java
7 6 (6.12%) C#
8 5 (5.10%) C
9 4 (4.08%) ABAP
10 1 (1.02%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 38 (38.78%) PhD
2 29 (29.59%) Degree
3 4 (4.08%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.18%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.08%) SLA
3 1 (1.02%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (11.22%) Cloudera
2 9 (9.18%) Tableau
3 6 (6.12%) Hortonworks
4 5 (5.10%) SAP
5 4 (4.08%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.08%) Mitel
6 2 (2.04%) Splunk
7 1 (1.02%) Alteryx
7 1 (1.02%) Google
7 1 (1.02%) Minitab
7 1 (1.02%) Optimizely
7 1 (1.02%) Teradata
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