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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 223 234 210
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -24
Permanent jobs citing R 32 14 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.48% 0.19% 0.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.93% 0.35% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 28
Average salary £31,500 £55,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.72% +18.27%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +18.27%
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 4033 3991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 51.15% 54.73% 58.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2962 3360 3559
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
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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 +14 17 £45,000 -43.75%
Cheshire 0 8 £30,250 -19.33%
Merseyside +11 5 £30,000 -35.82%
Lancashire - 2 £46,250 -
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 35 (55.56%) Analytics
2 27 (42.86%) Python
3 26 (41.27%) Business Intelligence
3 26 (41.27%) Tableau
4 25 (39.68%) SAS
5 24 (38.10%) SPSS
6 23 (36.51%) Open Source
7 22 (34.92%) IBM
8 21 (33.33%) Degree
9 19 (30.16%) Business Analytics
10 18 (28.57%) Visualisation
10 18 (28.57%) Big Data
10 18 (28.57%) Cognos
11 17 (26.98%) QlikView
11 17 (26.98%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (25.40%) SQL
13 15 (23.81%) Java
13 15 (23.81%) Microsoft
13 15 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
14 14 (22.22%) Apache Spark
15 13 (20.63%) MongoDB
15 13 (20.63%) AngularJS
15 13 (20.63%) JavaScript
15 13 (20.63%) Pentaho
16 12 (19.05%) Use Case
16 12 (19.05%) Retail
16 12 (19.05%) Information Management
16 12 (19.05%) Software Engineering
16 12 (19.05%) Data Analysis

R
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 25 (39.68%) SAS
2 14 (22.22%) Apache Spark
3 5 (7.94%) Apache
4 4 (6.35%) Apache Pig
5 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.17%) Node.js
6 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (38.10%) SPSS
2 4 (6.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.59%) Stata
Business Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.17%) IaaS
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) LAN
1 1 (1.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (28.57%) Big Data
2 17 (26.98%) QlikView
3 14 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (20.63%) Pentaho
4 13 (20.63%) MongoDB
5 12 (19.05%) Hadoop
5 12 (19.05%) BusinessObjects
6 11 (17.46%) NoSQL
7 8 (12.70%) Data Mining
7 8 (12.70%) SQL Server
8 7 (11.11%) Base SAS
8 7 (11.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 6 (9.52%) Mahout
9 6 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (6.35%) HBase
10 4 (6.35%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (3.17%) Apache Hive
11 2 (3.17%) MySQL
11 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
12 1 (1.59%) BigTable
Development Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (19.05%) Retail
2 9 (14.29%) Banking
3 5 (7.94%) Automotive
4 4 (6.35%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.76%) French Language
5 3 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.59%) Finance
6 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.59%) German Language
6 1 (1.59%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.59%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 24 (38.10%) Consultant
2 9 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 9 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
3 8 (12.70%) Developer
3 8 (12.70%) Analyst
3 8 (12.70%) Architect
3 8 (12.70%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 6 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 5 (7.94%) SAS BI Consultant
6 4 (6.35%) AWS Consultant
6 4 (6.35%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Technical Support
7 3 (4.76%) Technical Support Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 2 (3.17%) Data Consultant
8 2 (3.17%) Data Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.17%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.63%) AngularJS
2 11 (17.46%) Akka
2 11 (17.46%) Play Framework
3 5 (7.94%) MLlib
3 5 (7.94%) Natural Language Processing
4 4 (6.35%) HTML
4 4 (6.35%) .NET
4 4 (6.35%) CSS
5 3 (4.76%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.17%) JSON
6 2 (3.17%) MFC
6 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.17%) Backbone.js
6 2 (3.17%) Ember.js
6 2 (3.17%) SignalR
6 2 (3.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (3.17%) RESTful
6 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (3.17%) Entity Framework
6 2 (3.17%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 18 (28.57%) Visualisation
2 17 (26.98%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (19.05%) Management Information System
4 7 (11.11%) Life Science
5 6 (9.52%) Computer Science
6 5 (7.94%) Social Media
6 5 (7.94%) Artificial Intelligence
6 5 (7.94%) Statistics
6 5 (7.94%) Ontologies
7 4 (6.35%) CMDB
7 4 (6.35%) User Experience
8 1 (1.59%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.59%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.59%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.94%) Windows
2 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (55.56%) Analytics
2 26 (41.27%) Business Intelligence
3 23 (36.51%) Open Source
4 19 (30.16%) Business Analytics
5 15 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (19.05%) Information Management
6 12 (19.05%) Data Analysis
6 12 (19.05%) Software Engineering
6 12 (19.05%) Business Analysis
6 12 (19.05%) Data Visualisation
6 12 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (19.05%) Use Case
7 10 (15.87%) CRM
8 9 (14.29%) Functional Programming
8 9 (14.29%) Machine Learning
9 6 (9.52%) Data Analytics
9 6 (9.52%) Mentoring
9 6 (9.52%) Data Management
9 6 (9.52%) Business Development
10 5 (7.94%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (42.86%) Python
2 16 (25.40%) SQL
3 15 (23.81%) Java
4 13 (20.63%) JavaScript
5 11 (17.46%) Scala
6 5 (7.94%) T-SQL
6 5 (7.94%) MATLAB
6 5 (7.94%) SPARQL
7 4 (6.35%) C
7 4 (6.35%) C#
8 1 (1.59%) C++
8 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) HDFS
2 2 (3.17%) GPFS
2 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.17%) StatsD
2 1 (1.59%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 26 (41.27%) Tableau
2 22 (34.92%) IBM
3 18 (28.57%) Cognos
4 15 (23.81%) Microsoft
5 6 (9.52%) Oracle
5 6 (9.52%) Cloudera
6 5 (7.94%) Twitter
6 5 (7.94%) Talend
6 5 (7.94%) Teradata
7 4 (6.35%) Vertica
8 3 (4.76%) Informatica
9 2 (3.17%) Apigee
9 2 (3.17%) Mashery
9 2 (3.17%) VMware
10 1 (1.59%) MapR
10 1 (1.59%) Hortonworks
10 1 (1.59%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (1.59%) Red Gate
10 1 (1.59%) Intel