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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 67 76 79
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Permanent jobs citing R 6 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.83% 0.86% 0.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.51% 1.58% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 5
Average salary £50,000 £53,750 £73,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% -26.36%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £46,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +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
397 505 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 54.91% 54.42% 57.72%
Number of salaries quoted 353 474 467
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 £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 16 September 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 7 (87.50%) Python
2 6 (75.00%) C++
2 6 (75.00%) Analytics
3 5 (62.50%) NumPy
3 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (62.50%) OO
3 5 (62.50%) MATLAB
3 5 (62.50%) Statistics
4 4 (50.00%) Mathematics
4 4 (50.00%) Ruby
4 4 (50.00%) PhD
4 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 4 (50.00%) Pandas
5 3 (37.50%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (25.00%) HTML5
6 2 (25.00%) Kanban
6 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (25.00%) REST
6 2 (25.00%) CSS3
6 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (25.00%) Big Data
6 2 (25.00%) OOP
6 2 (25.00%) CSS
6 2 (25.00%) HTML
6 2 (25.00%) Perl
6 2 (25.00%) Mac OS X
6 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
7 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 1 (12.50%) Web Analytics

R
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (25.00%) Big Data
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Python Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior
3 1 (12.50%) Python Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Research Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) NumPy
2 4 (50.00%) Pandas
3 3 (37.50%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (25.00%) REST
4 2 (25.00%) CSS3
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (62.50%) Statistics
2 4 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (12.50%) Physics
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Analytics
2 5 (62.50%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) Kanban
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) OOP
3 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) Web Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Quantitative Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Big Data Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Python
2 6 (75.00%) C++
3 5 (62.50%) MATLAB
4 4 (50.00%) Ruby
5 2 (25.00%) Perl
6 1 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) PhD