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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 74 71 69
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs citing R 4 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.55% 0.75% 0.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.96% 1.35% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 8
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £66,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% -17.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £47,500 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £64,000 £75,100
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £46,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+18.27% +24.00%
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
418 517 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 57.10% 55.06% 55.42%
Number of salaries quoted 376 480 417
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 29 August 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) C++
1 5 (83.33%) OO
1 5 (83.33%) Python
1 5 (83.33%) MATLAB
1 5 (83.33%) Statistics
1 5 (83.33%) NumPy
2 4 (66.67%) Ruby
2 4 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Analytics
2 4 (66.67%) Pandas
3 3 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (33.33%) OOP
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X
4 2 (33.33%) PhD
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) Kanban
4 2 (33.33%) REST
4 2 (33.33%) CSS3
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (33.33%) Big Data
5 1 (16.67%) Big Data Analytics
5 1 (16.67%) Data Analytics
5 1 (16.67%) RESTful
5 1 (16.67%) Web Analytics
5 1 (16.67%) Physics
5 1 (16.67%) Computer Science

R
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Big Data
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Python Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Python Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) NumPy
2 4 (66.67%) Pandas
3 3 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) REST
4 2 (33.33%) CSS3
4 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
5 1 (16.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Statistics
2 4 (66.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (16.67%) Physics
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) OO
2 4 (66.67%) Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) OOP
3 2 (33.33%) Kanban
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Big Data Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Web Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Quantitative Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C++
1 5 (83.33%) Python
1 5 (83.33%) MATLAB
2 4 (66.67%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) PhD