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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 95 124 137
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +13
Permanent jobs citing R 24 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.58% 0.057% 0.049%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.83% 0.088% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 19 1 1
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -
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
848 1131 1306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 55.75% 64.19% 63.74%
Number of salaries quoted 758 985 1236
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,900 £55,000
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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 - 18 £50,000 -
R
South East

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 24 (80.00%) Python
2 21 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (66.67%) Perl
4 18 (60.00%) C++
4 18 (60.00%) Analytics
5 15 (50.00%) PhD
6 14 (46.67%) Data Analysis
7 13 (43.33%) Statistical Modelling
7 13 (43.33%) C
7 13 (43.33%) Algorithms
8 11 (36.67%) MATLAB
9 9 (30.00%) SQL
9 9 (30.00%) Linux
10 8 (26.67%) REST
11 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (20.00%) MVC
12 6 (20.00%) MySQL
12 6 (20.00%) NumPy
12 6 (20.00%) XML
12 6 (20.00%) PHP
12 6 (20.00%) Open Source
13 5 (16.67%) Pandas
13 5 (16.67%) Apache
13 5 (16.67%) Statistics
13 5 (16.67%) Mathematics
13 5 (16.67%) Content Management
13 5 (16.67%) SPARQL
13 5 (16.67%) Bash Shell
13 5 (16.67%) LDAP
13 5 (16.67%) Ruby

R
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (16.67%) Apache
2 4 (13.33%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) MySQL
2 5 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (13.33%) QlikView
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (13.33%) Hadoop
4 2 (6.67%) Big Data
5 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
1 1 (3.33%) Advertising
1 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Research Scientist
2 11 (36.67%) Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) XML Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Python Developer
5 1 (3.33%) PHP Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) REST
2 6 (20.00%) NumPy
2 6 (20.00%) XML
3 5 (16.67%) XSLT
3 5 (16.67%) RSS
3 5 (16.67%) XML Schema
3 5 (16.67%) XML-RPC
3 5 (16.67%) JSON
3 5 (16.67%) Zend Framework
3 5 (16.67%) SOAP
3 5 (16.67%) Pandas
4 4 (13.33%) AngularJS
4 4 (13.33%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (10.00%) HTML
5 3 (10.00%) CSS
5 3 (10.00%) CSS3
5 3 (10.00%) HTML5
6 1 (3.33%) Twisted
6 1 (3.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 21 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (43.33%) Algorithms
3 6 (20.00%) Open Source
4 5 (16.67%) Statistics
4 5 (16.67%) Mathematics
5 4 (13.33%) Visualisation
5 4 (13.33%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Analytics
2 14 (46.67%) Data Analysis
3 13 (43.33%) Statistical Modelling
4 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (20.00%) MVC
6 5 (16.67%) Web Design
6 5 (16.67%) OO
6 5 (16.67%) SOA
6 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (16.67%) RDF
6 5 (16.67%) Multithreading
6 5 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (16.67%) Content Management
7 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (6.67%) Kanban
8 2 (6.67%) TDD
9 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
9 1 (3.33%) Big Data Analytics
9 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
9 1 (3.33%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 24 (80.00%) Python
2 20 (66.67%) Perl
3 18 (60.00%) C++
4 13 (43.33%) C
5 11 (36.67%) MATLAB
6 9 (30.00%) SQL
7 6 (20.00%) PHP
8 5 (16.67%) SPARQL
8 5 (16.67%) Bash Shell
8 5 (16.67%) Ruby
8 5 (16.67%) XPath
9 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
10 1 (3.33%) Java
10 1 (3.33%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 15 (50.00%) PhD
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Zend
2 4 (13.33%) Tableau
3 1 (3.33%) Atlassian