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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 215 222 256
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +34
Permanent jobs citing R 49 24 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.76% 0.39% 0.095%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.32% 0.77% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 45 9 7
Median salary £50,000 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,200 £42,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £65,500 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
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
3702 3103 3858
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 57.79% 50.80% 52.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3214 2658 3373
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 6 December 2016.

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 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +10 36 £50,000 -16.66% 4
Cheshire +9 5 £34,000 +52.80% 3
Merseyside - 1 £55,000 -
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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 76 (79.17%) Python
2 71 (73.96%) Analytics
3 54 (56.25%) Machine Learning
4 49 (51.04%) Statistics
5 48 (50.00%) SQL
5 48 (50.00%) Big Data
6 39 (40.63%) SAS
7 35 (36.46%) PhD
7 35 (36.46%) Mathematics
8 31 (32.29%) Data Mining
9 29 (30.21%) MATLAB
10 28 (29.17%) Data Analysis
11 27 (28.13%) Degree
11 27 (28.13%) Computer Science
12 26 (27.08%) Algorithms
13 24 (25.00%) Data Analytics
13 24 (25.00%) Stata
14 22 (22.92%) Statistical Analysis
14 22 (22.92%) SPSS
14 22 (22.92%) Hadoop
15 21 (21.88%) SQL Server
16 20 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
17 19 (19.79%) Analytical Skills
18 17 (17.71%) Data Modelling
19 16 (16.67%) Marketing
19 16 (16.67%) Bayesian Methods
19 16 (16.67%) NoSQL
20 15 (15.63%) Stochastic Modelling
20 15 (15.63%) Validation
21 14 (14.58%) Statistical Modelling

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 39 (40.63%) SAS
2 8 (8.33%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.08%) Apache Pig
3 2 (2.08%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.04%) IIS
Applications
1 24 (25.00%) Stata
2 22 (22.92%) SPSS
3 3 (3.13%) S-PLUS
4 2 (2.08%) MS Excel
5 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) SAP AFS
1 2 (2.08%) SAP CO
1 2 (2.08%) SAP FI
1 2 (2.08%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.04%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.08%) Azure Machine Learning
2 2 (2.08%) PaaS
3 1 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.04%) Data Lake Analytics
3 1 (1.04%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.17%) DHCP
1 4 (4.17%) VLAN
1 4 (4.17%) Wireless
1 4 (4.17%) Wireshark
2 3 (3.13%) Internet
3 1 (1.04%) DNS
3 1 (1.04%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (50.00%) Big Data
2 31 (32.29%) Data Mining
3 22 (22.92%) Hadoop
4 21 (21.88%) SQL Server
5 16 (16.67%) NoSQL
6 13 (13.54%) Relational Database
7 9 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
9 6 (6.25%) MongoDB
10 4 (4.17%) Power BI
10 4 (4.17%) Spotfire
10 4 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (3.13%) Apache Hive
11 3 (3.13%) Data Lake
11 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (2.08%) RDBMS
12 2 (2.08%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Fiddler
2 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.04%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 16 (16.67%) Marketing
2 7 (7.29%) Advertising
2 7 (7.29%) Retail
3 5 (5.21%) Finance
Job Titles
1 46 (47.92%) Data Scientist
2 18 (18.75%) Senior Data Scientist
3 11 (11.46%) Analyst
4 8 (8.33%) Machine Learning Engineer
4 8 (8.33%) MATLAB Engineer
5 7 (7.29%) Developer
6 6 (6.25%) Administrator
6 6 (6.25%) DBA
6 6 (6.25%) SQL DBA
6 6 (6.25%) Statistician
7 4 (4.17%) Analytics Manager
7 4 (4.17%) Mitel Specialist
7 4 (4.17%) Mitel Support
7 4 (4.17%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.17%) Support Specialist
7 4 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (4.17%) Technical Specialist
7 4 (4.17%) Technical Support
7 4 (4.17%) Technical Support Analyst
7 4 (4.17%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.25%) Celery
1 6 (6.25%) Django
2 3 (3.13%) .NET
2 3 (3.13%) ASP.NET
2 3 (3.13%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (2.08%) COM
3 2 (2.08%) Entity Framework
3 2 (2.08%) MDX
3 2 (2.08%) RESTful
3 2 (2.08%) WPF
4 1 (1.04%) D3.js
4 1 (1.04%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 49 (51.04%) Statistics
2 35 (36.46%) Mathematics
3 27 (28.13%) Computer Science
4 26 (27.08%) Algorithms
5 19 (19.79%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (13.54%) Neural Network
6 13 (13.54%) Physics
7 9 (9.38%) Economics
8 8 (8.33%) CUDA
8 8 (8.33%) Psychology
9 5 (5.21%) Data Extraction
9 5 (5.21%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (5.21%) Visualisation
10 4 (4.17%) Data Centre
11 3 (3.13%) Credit Risk
11 3 (3.13%) Social Media
12 2 (2.08%) Artificial Intelligence
13 1 (1.04%) Data Integration
13 1 (1.04%) Digital Media
13 1 (1.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.33%) Linux
2 3 (3.13%) Unix
3 1 (1.04%) Windows
3 1 (1.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (73.96%) Analytics
2 54 (56.25%) Machine Learning
3 28 (29.17%) Data Analysis
4 24 (25.00%) Data Analytics
5 22 (22.92%) Statistical Analysis
6 20 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (17.71%) Data Modelling
8 16 (16.67%) Bayesian Methods
9 15 (15.63%) Stochastic Modelling
9 15 (15.63%) Validation
10 14 (14.58%) Statistical Modelling
11 13 (13.54%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (10.42%) Cluster Analysis
12 10 (10.42%) Mentoring
12 10 (10.42%) Open Source
13 9 (9.38%) Big Data Analytics
14 8 (8.33%) Monte Carlo Method
14 8 (8.33%) Predictive Modelling
14 8 (8.33%) Service Design
14 8 (8.33%) Time Series Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 76 (79.17%) Python
2 48 (50.00%) SQL
3 29 (30.21%) MATLAB
4 11 (11.46%) Perl
5 10 (10.42%) C++
6 9 (9.38%) VBA
7 7 (7.29%) C
7 7 (7.29%) C#
7 7 (7.29%) Java
8 6 (6.25%) Scala
9 3 (3.13%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.08%) ABAP
11 1 (1.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (36.46%) PhD
2 27 (28.13%) Degree
3 4 (4.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.38%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.17%) SLA
3 3 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (11.46%) Cloudera
2 9 (9.38%) Tableau
3 7 (7.29%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.25%) Hortonworks
5 4 (4.17%) Mitel
6 2 (2.08%) Alteryx
6 2 (2.08%) SAP
6 2 (2.08%) Teradata
7 1 (1.04%) Google
7 1 (1.04%) Minitab
7 1 (1.04%) Optimizely
7 1 (1.04%) Splunk
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