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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 236 237 252
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +15
Permanent jobs citing R 6 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.088% 0.015% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.17% 0.026% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 9
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +47.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £50,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £50,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +36.98%
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
3439 3914 4441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 50.22% 58.61% 59.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3002 3392 3887
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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
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 4 March 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 +7 3 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Merseyside - 3 - -
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 8 (66.67%) Oracle
1 8 (66.67%) SPSS
1 8 (66.67%) Marketing
2 7 (58.33%) Data Mining
3 6 (50.00%) Python
3 6 (50.00%) Analytics
4 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (41.67%) Visualisation
4 5 (41.67%) SAS
5 4 (33.33%) Clementine
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle Coherence
5 4 (33.33%) Quantitative Analysis
5 4 (33.33%) Campaign Analysis
5 4 (33.33%) Statistical Modelling
6 3 (25.00%) Cloudera
6 3 (25.00%) Business Analytics
6 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
6 3 (25.00%) Tableau
6 3 (25.00%) Open Source
6 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (25.00%) QlikView
6 3 (25.00%) Pentaho
6 3 (25.00%) Scala
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (25.00%) Business Objects
6 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (25.00%) IBM
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (25.00%) Cognos

R
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 5 (41.67%) SAS
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 8 (66.67%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) Data Mining
2 4 (33.33%) Clementine
3 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (25.00%) QlikView
3 3 (25.00%) Pentaho
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (16.67%) Text Mining
4 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 2 (16.67%) Big Data
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 8 (66.67%) Marketing
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Data Modeller
3 3 (25.00%) SAS BI Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Data Scientist
5 1 (8.33%) MI Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Marketing Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (41.67%) Visualisation
2 3 (25.00%) Open Source
2 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (25.00%) Statistics
3 2 (16.67%) Social Media
3 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
4 1 (8.33%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Analytics
2 4 (33.33%) Quantitative Analysis
2 4 (33.33%) Campaign Analysis
2 4 (33.33%) Statistical Modelling
3 3 (25.00%) Business Analytics
3 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 2 (16.67%) Predictive Modelling
4 2 (16.67%) Anomaly Detection
5 1 (8.33%) Propensity Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) Functional Programming
5 1 (8.33%) Line Management
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) Direct Marketing
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Python
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Scala
4 2 (16.67%) C++
4 2 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (8.33%) Haskell
5 1 (8.33%) OCaml
5 1 (8.33%) F#
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
1 2 (16.67%) PhD
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Cloudera
2 3 (25.00%) Tableau
2 3 (25.00%) Business Objects
2 3 (25.00%) IBM
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Cognos
2 3 (25.00%) Teradata
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