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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 205 235 255
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +20
Permanent jobs citing R 41 30 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.68% 0.45% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.26% 0.89% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 39 12 9
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -56.25%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.75%
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
3261 3367 4046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.14% 50.37% 54.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2836 2890 3365
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 28 August 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 28 August 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 0 23 £40,000 -27.27% 5
Lancashire +16 9 £29,500 -36.21%
Cheshire +34 6 £40,750 +11.64%
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 37 (60.66%) Python
1 37 (60.66%) Analytics
2 28 (45.90%) Machine Learning
3 27 (44.26%) Big Data
4 25 (40.98%) SQL
5 24 (39.34%) Data Mining
5 24 (39.34%) Statistics
6 22 (36.07%) PhD
7 21 (34.43%) Data Analysis
8 20 (32.79%) Statistical Analysis
8 20 (32.79%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (32.79%) MATLAB
9 17 (27.87%) SQL Server
9 17 (27.87%) Algorithms
10 16 (26.23%) Data Modelling
10 16 (26.23%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (24.59%) C++
12 14 (22.95%) CUDA
12 14 (22.95%) Stochastic Modelling
12 14 (22.95%) Service Design
13 12 (19.67%) Hadoop
14 10 (16.39%) Microsoft
14 10 (16.39%) Degree
15 9 (14.75%) Tableau
16 8 (13.11%) Mentoring
16 8 (13.11%) Computer Science
16 8 (13.11%) Stata
16 8 (13.11%) SPSS
16 8 (13.11%) SAS
17 7 (11.48%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 8 (13.11%) SAS
2 3 (4.92%) IIS
3 2 (3.28%) Apache Pig
3 2 (3.28%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (13.11%) SPSS
1 8 (13.11%) Stata
2 4 (6.56%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.28%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.64%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) DHCP
1 4 (6.56%) VLAN
1 4 (6.56%) Wireless
1 4 (6.56%) Wireshark
2 3 (4.92%) Internet
2 3 (4.92%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (44.26%) Big Data
2 24 (39.34%) Data Mining
3 17 (27.87%) SQL Server
4 16 (26.23%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (19.67%) Hadoop
6 7 (11.48%) NoSQL
6 7 (11.48%) Power BI
6 7 (11.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (11.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (9.84%) Relational Database
7 6 (9.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2016
9 4 (6.56%) MongoDB
9 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (4.92%) Apache Hive
10 3 (4.92%) Data Lake
10 3 (4.92%) MS Access
11 2 (3.28%) MySQL
11 2 (3.28%) Snowflake Schema
11 2 (3.28%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.28%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (9.84%) Marketing
2 5 (8.20%) Finance
3 2 (3.28%) Advertising
4 1 (1.64%) Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Electronics
4 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.64%) Retail
4 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (26.23%) Data Scientist
2 14 (22.95%) Machine Learning Engineer
2 14 (22.95%) MATLAB Engineer
3 11 (18.03%) Developer
4 8 (13.11%) Analyst
5 6 (9.84%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Senior Data Scientist
6 5 (8.20%) Statistician
7 4 (6.56%) Mitel Specialist
7 4 (6.56%) Mitel Support
7 4 (6.56%) Support Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Support Specialist
7 4 (6.56%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Technical Specialist
7 4 (6.56%) Technical Support
7 4 (6.56%) Technical Support Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Technical Support Specialist
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) .NET
1 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.28%) Akka
2 2 (3.28%) AngularJS
2 2 (3.28%) JSON
2 2 (3.28%) MDX
2 2 (3.28%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (3.28%) Play Framework
2 2 (3.28%) RESTful
3 1 (1.64%) Celery
3 1 (1.64%) Django
3 1 (1.64%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (39.34%) Statistics
2 17 (27.87%) Algorithms
3 14 (22.95%) CUDA
4 8 (13.11%) Computer Science
5 7 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (6.56%) Data Centre
6 4 (6.56%) Mathematics
6 4 (6.56%) Physics
7 3 (4.92%) Credit Risk
7 3 (4.92%) Economics
7 3 (4.92%) Neural Network
8 2 (3.28%) Data Integration
8 2 (3.28%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (3.28%) Visualisation
9 1 (1.64%) Clustering
9 1 (1.64%) Data Conversion
9 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.64%) Ontologies
9 1 (1.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.92%) Unix
1 3 (4.92%) Windows
1 3 (4.92%) Windows Server
2 2 (3.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (60.66%) Analytics
2 28 (45.90%) Machine Learning
3 21 (34.43%) Data Analysis
4 20 (32.79%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (32.79%) Statistical Analysis
5 16 (26.23%) Data Modelling
6 14 (22.95%) Service Design
6 14 (22.95%) Stochastic Modelling
7 8 (13.11%) Mentoring
8 7 (11.48%) Open Source
9 6 (9.84%) ETL
9 6 (9.84%) Validation
10 5 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (8.20%) Dashboard Development
10 5 (8.20%) E-Commerce
11 4 (6.56%) Data Analytics
11 4 (6.56%) Data Cleansing
11 4 (6.56%) Information Management
11 4 (6.56%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (6.56%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 37 (60.66%) Python
2 25 (40.98%) SQL
3 20 (32.79%) MATLAB
4 15 (24.59%) C++
5 5 (8.20%) Perl
5 5 (8.20%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.92%) C
6 3 (4.92%) C#
6 3 (4.92%) Scala
6 3 (4.92%) VBA
7 2 (3.28%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (36.07%) PhD
2 10 (16.39%) Degree
3 4 (6.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) SLA
2 3 (4.92%) QA
3 2 (3.28%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) HDFS
Vendors
1 10 (16.39%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.75%) Tableau
3 5 (8.20%) Teradata
4 4 (6.56%) Mitel
5 3 (4.92%) Cloudera
6 2 (3.28%) Alteryx
6 2 (3.28%) Google
6 2 (3.28%) Hortonworks
6 2 (3.28%) Talend
6 2 (3.28%) Vertica
7 1 (1.64%) Informatica
7 1 (1.64%) Oracle
7 1 (1.64%) SAP
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Salary: £50000 per annum + plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Up to £50K
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + bonus/benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
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Salary: 35000-45000 Per Annum + Benefits
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