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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 210 218 247
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +29
Permanent jobs citing R 18 27 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.33% 0.44% 0.044%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.62% 0.84% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 3
Median salary £40,000 £55,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +46.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £31,500 £33,078
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £110,000 £79,500
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+16.86% -2.35%
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
2899 3223 3791
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 52.99% 52.88% 56.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2487 2698 3225
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +11 14 £47,500 -13.63% 4
Cheshire +27 2 £29,250 -73.40%
Merseyside -1 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 - - 1
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 16 (48.48%) Python
2 13 (39.39%) Statistics
3 12 (36.36%) Analytics
4 11 (33.33%) Machine Learning
4 11 (33.33%) SQL
5 10 (30.30%) Data Mining
5 10 (30.30%) Data Analysis
6 9 (27.27%) Big Data
6 9 (27.27%) Algorithms
7 8 (24.24%) AS400
7 8 (24.24%) RPG
8 7 (21.21%) C++
8 7 (21.21%) PhD
8 7 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (21.21%) MATLAB
9 6 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (18.18%) Hadoop
9 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (15.15%) Service Design
10 5 (15.15%) Degree
10 5 (15.15%) CUDA
10 5 (15.15%) Data Analytics
10 5 (15.15%) Tableau
10 5 (15.15%) Stochastic Modelling
10 5 (15.15%) Statistical Analysis
10 5 (15.15%) SAS
11 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
11 4 (12.12%) Mathematics
11 4 (12.12%) Statistical Modelling
11 4 (12.12%) Open Source

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 5 (15.15%) SAS
2 1 (3.03%) Apache Pig
2 1 (3.03%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.06%) SPSS
2 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.03%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
1 1 (3.03%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) Data Mining
2 9 (27.27%) Big Data
3 6 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (18.18%) Hadoop
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
5 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
5 2 (6.06%) Power BI
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.03%) DataStax
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (3.03%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
2 2 (6.06%) Marketing
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Advertising
3 1 (3.03%) Electronics
3 1 (3.03%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Analyst
2 9 (27.27%) Consultant
2 9 (27.27%) Data Scientist
3 8 (24.24%) Support Analyst
3 8 (24.24%) Support Consultant
3 8 (24.24%) Systems Analyst
3 8 (24.24%) Systems Support
3 8 (24.24%) Systems Support Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Machine Learning Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) MATLAB Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Data Scientist
6 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Junior
6 2 (6.06%) Junior Data Scientist
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Big Data Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Lead
7 1 (3.03%) Insight Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Akka
1 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
1 1 (3.03%) JSON
1 1 (3.03%) Play Framework
1 1 (3.03%) REST
1 1 (3.03%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (39.39%) Statistics
2 9 (27.27%) Algorithms
3 8 (24.24%) AS400
4 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (15.15%) CUDA
6 4 (12.12%) Mathematics
7 2 (6.06%) Physics
7 2 (6.06%) Visualisation
8 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
8 1 (3.03%) Data Conversion
8 1 (3.03%) Data Integration
8 1 (3.03%) Economics
8 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
8 1 (3.03%) Neural Network
8 1 (3.03%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Unix
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
1 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Analytics
2 11 (33.33%) Machine Learning
3 10 (30.30%) Data Analysis
4 7 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (15.15%) Data Analytics
5 5 (15.15%) Service Design
5 5 (15.15%) Statistical Analysis
5 5 (15.15%) Stochastic Modelling
6 4 (12.12%) Open Source
6 4 (12.12%) Statistical Modelling
7 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (9.09%) Data Modelling
7 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 3 (9.09%) ETL
8 2 (6.06%) Data Engineering
8 2 (6.06%) Data Munging
8 2 (6.06%) Information Management
8 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
8 2 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (6.06%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) Python
2 11 (33.33%) SQL
3 8 (24.24%) RPG
4 7 (21.21%) C++
4 7 (21.21%) MATLAB
5 3 (9.09%) Perl
6 1 (3.03%) C
6 1 (3.03%) Java
6 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.03%) Scala
6 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) PhD
2 5 (15.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) HDFS
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Tableau
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) Google
3 2 (6.06%) Talend
3 2 (6.06%) Teradata
3 2 (6.06%) Vertica
4 1 (3.03%) Avaya
4 1 (3.03%) Cognos
4 1 (3.03%) Hortonworks
4 1 (3.03%) Informatica
4 1 (3.03%) Mapinfo
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle
4 1 (3.03%) SAP
4 1 (3.03%) Verint
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