The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited R over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 79 72 77
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Permanent jobs citing R 4 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.51% 0.55% 0.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.88% 0.96% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 7
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% -13.63%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +18.27%
R
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Programming Languages Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
456 417 523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 58.09% 57.05% 54.99%
Number of salaries quoted 362 374 487
Average salary £41,250 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £60,700 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

R
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing R across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

R Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

R
Salary Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing R across the Oxford region.

R Salary Trend in Oxford

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (75.00%) Mathematica
2 3 (75.00%) SAS
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) VB
2 3 (75.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (75.00%) SPSS
2 3 (75.00%) Statistics
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (75.00%) Linear Algebra
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) NAS
3 1 (25.00%) XenServer
3 1 (25.00%) Mercurial
3 1 (25.00%) Parallel Computing
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) CUDA
3 1 (25.00%) GCC
3 1 (25.00%) OpenCV
3 1 (25.00%) KVM
3 1 (25.00%) InfiniBand

R
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 3 (75.00%) SAS
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) SPSS
1 3 (75.00%) Mathematica
2 1 (25.00%) GNU Octave
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) VLAN
1 1 (25.00%) NAS
1 1 (25.00%) InfiniBand
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (25.00%) GCC
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Data Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) C++ Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Developer Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) C++/C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Statistics
1 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (75.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Grid Computing
2 1 (25.00%) Wiki
2 1 (25.00%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (75.00%) Linear Algebra
2 1 (25.00%) Data Security
2 1 (25.00%) Parallel Computing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) MATLAB
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) XenServer
1 1 (25.00%) KVM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Sun
1 1 (25.00%) Intel
1 1 (25.00%) VMware
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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