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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 250 220 249
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +29
Permanent jobs citing R 12 28 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.41% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.30% 0.69% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 11 28 10
Average salary £55,000 £46,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.27% +24.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £46,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £39,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +24.00%
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
4026 4031 4401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.49% 59.04% 59.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3379 3581 3946
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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
Merseyside +12 6 £46,750 -6.50%
Manchester -31 3 £80,000 +72.04% 2
Cheshire - 2 £37,500 -
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 14 (93.33%) SAS
2 12 (80.00%) Data Mining
3 11 (73.33%) SPSS
4 9 (60.00%) SQL
4 9 (60.00%) Analytics
4 9 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (53.33%) Visualisation
6 7 (46.67%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (40.00%) Python
7 6 (40.00%) Degree
8 5 (33.33%) Hitachi
8 5 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (33.33%) Open Source
8 5 (33.33%) Apache Hive
8 5 (33.33%) MongoDB
8 5 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (33.33%) NoSQL
8 5 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (33.33%) Hadoop
8 5 (33.33%) MapReduce
8 5 (33.33%) HBase
8 5 (33.33%) Big Data
8 5 (33.33%) Apache Flume
8 5 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (33.33%) RDBMS
8 5 (33.33%) Java
8 5 (33.33%) Perl

R
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 14 (93.33%) SAS
2 5 (33.33%) Apache
2 5 (33.33%) Apache Pig
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (73.33%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon EMR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) Data Mining
2 5 (33.33%) Apache Hive
2 5 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 5 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 5 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 5 (33.33%) HBase
2 5 (33.33%) Big Data
2 5 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 5 (33.33%) Sqoop
2 5 (33.33%) Triplestore
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (13.33%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Architect
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
1 5 (33.33%) Data Architect
1 5 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 5 (33.33%) Big Data Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Data Scientist
3 2 (13.33%) Data Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Data Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) CRM Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Insight Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Insight Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) WCF
2 1 (6.67%) LINQ
2 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (53.33%) Visualisation
3 5 (33.33%) Open Source
4 2 (13.33%) Economics
4 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (13.33%) Physics
5 1 (6.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Analytics
2 7 (46.67%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (33.33%) MapReduce
3 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 5 (33.33%) ETL
3 5 (33.33%) Data Security
3 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (20.00%) Customer Insight
4 3 (20.00%) Information Management
5 2 (13.33%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (6.67%) CRM
6 1 (6.67%) Direct Marketing
6 1 (6.67%) Propensity Modelling
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) Python
3 5 (33.33%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) Perl
3 5 (33.33%) PHP
4 2 (13.33%) VBA
5 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Hitachi
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) RapidMiner
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