The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 255 252 235
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -17
Permanent jobs citing R 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.014% 0.027% 0.014%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.025% 0.046% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £90,000 £32,500 £18,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+176.92% +80.55%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,250 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -13.06%
Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
4052 4374 4334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 56.40% 59.59% 60.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3477 3817 3909
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
R
England

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 1 £90,000 -
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (75.00%) SPSS
1 6 (75.00%) SAS
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Visualisation
3 4 (50.00%) Direct Marketing
3 4 (50.00%) CHAID
3 4 (50.00%) Marketing
4 3 (37.50%) Analytics
4 3 (37.50%) Data Mining
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) ETL
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (25.00%) Big Data
5 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (12.50%) Apache Flume
6 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (12.50%) Business Development
6 1 (12.50%) LAN
6 1 (12.50%) WAN
6 1 (12.50%) Apache Pig
6 1 (12.50%) Sqoop
6 1 (12.50%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (12.50%) Triplestore
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (12.50%) Relational Database

R
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (75.00%) SAS
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Pig
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (75.00%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon EMR
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Data Mining
2 2 (25.00%) Big Data
2 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) Sqoop
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (12.50%) Triplestore
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (12.50%) Apache Hive
3 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (12.50%) HBase
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
General
1 4 (50.00%) Marketing
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Data Scientist
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Big Data Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Data Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle BI Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) OBIEE Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Principal Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Head of Service Delivery
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) MapReduce
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Visualisation
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) CLARiiON
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Data Conversion
2 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Direct Marketing
1 4 (50.00%) CHAID
2 3 (37.50%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) ETL
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Business Development
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) RDF
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Data Security
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 1 (12.50%) Information Management
4 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Flume
1 1 (12.50%) MetaFrame
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) EMC
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Brocade