The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited R over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 105 114 122
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +8
Permanent jobs citing R 12 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.85% 0.065% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.44% 0.11% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 5
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +46.15%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
R
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
831 935 1198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 58.73% 60.91% 61.03%
Number of salaries quoted 742 802 1136
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

R
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

R Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

R
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

R Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

R
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing R across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

R Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

R
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing R within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford - 10 £50,000 -
R
South East

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 25 (80.65%) Python
2 21 (67.74%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (64.52%) Perl
4 19 (61.29%) C++
5 18 (58.06%) Analytics
6 15 (48.39%) PhD
6 15 (48.39%) Data Analysis
7 14 (45.16%) C
7 14 (45.16%) Algorithms
7 14 (45.16%) Statistical Modelling
8 11 (35.48%) MATLAB
9 9 (29.03%) Linux
9 9 (29.03%) SQL
10 8 (25.81%) REST
11 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (19.35%) Statistics
12 6 (19.35%) MySQL
12 6 (19.35%) PHP
12 6 (19.35%) XML
12 6 (19.35%) MVC
12 6 (19.35%) NumPy
12 6 (19.35%) Open Source
13 5 (16.13%) Bash Shell
13 5 (16.13%) Performance Tuning
13 5 (16.13%) Pandas
13 5 (16.13%) SPSS
13 5 (16.13%) SOA
13 5 (16.13%) XML Schema
13 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (16.13%) RDF

R
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 5 (16.13%) Apache
2 4 (12.90%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) MySQL
2 5 (16.13%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (12.90%) Hadoop
3 4 (12.90%) QlikView
3 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (6.45%) Big Data
5 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (3.23%) Retail
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
1 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Research Scientist
2 12 (38.71%) Developer
3 5 (16.13%) XML Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Web Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Data Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Python Developer
5 1 (3.23%) PHP Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) REST
2 6 (19.35%) XML
2 6 (19.35%) NumPy
3 5 (16.13%) Pandas
3 5 (16.13%) XML Schema
3 5 (16.13%) XSLT
3 5 (16.13%) SOAP
3 5 (16.13%) RSS
3 5 (16.13%) Zend Framework
3 5 (16.13%) JSON
3 5 (16.13%) XML-RPC
4 4 (12.90%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (12.90%) AngularJS
5 3 (9.68%) HTML5
5 3 (9.68%) CSS3
5 3 (9.68%) CSS
5 3 (9.68%) HTML
6 1 (3.23%) Twisted
6 1 (3.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 21 (67.74%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (45.16%) Algorithms
3 6 (19.35%) Statistics
3 6 (19.35%) Open Source
4 5 (16.13%) Mathematics
5 4 (12.90%) Visualisation
5 4 (12.90%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Analytics
2 15 (48.39%) Data Analysis
3 14 (45.16%) Statistical Modelling
4 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (19.35%) MVC
6 5 (16.13%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (16.13%) SOA
6 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (16.13%) RDF
6 5 (16.13%) OO
6 5 (16.13%) Multithreading
6 5 (16.13%) Content Management
6 5 (16.13%) Web Design
7 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (6.45%) Kanban
8 2 (6.45%) TDD
9 1 (3.23%) Big Data Analytics
9 1 (3.23%) Data Analytics
9 1 (3.23%) Bayesian Methods
9 1 (3.23%) Probability Theory
Programming Languages
1 25 (80.65%) Python
2 20 (64.52%) Perl
3 19 (61.29%) C++
4 14 (45.16%) C
5 11 (35.48%) MATLAB
6 9 (29.03%) SQL
7 6 (19.35%) PHP
8 5 (16.13%) Bash Shell
8 5 (16.13%) XPath
8 5 (16.13%) SPARQL
8 5 (16.13%) Ruby
9 2 (6.45%) Java
9 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
10 1 (3.23%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 15 (48.39%) PhD
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Zend
2 4 (12.90%) Tableau
3 1 (3.23%) Atlassian