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

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 104 107 114
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Permanent jobs citing R 6 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.39% 0.48% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.75% 0.84% 0.53%
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
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
797 954 948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 52.43% 57.40% 58.37%
Number of salaries quoted 690 872 877
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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
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 15 September 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 +4 6 £50,000 -6.97%
R
South East

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 13 (92.86%) Python
2 12 (85.71%) Analytics
3 11 (78.57%) MATLAB
3 11 (78.57%) Statistics
4 8 (57.14%) Data Analysis
4 8 (57.14%) Big Data
5 7 (50.00%) Data Analytics
6 6 (42.86%) Hadoop
6 6 (42.86%) Machine Learning
6 6 (42.86%) NoSQL
6 6 (42.86%) Bayesian Methods
6 6 (42.86%) Games
6 6 (42.86%) C++
6 6 (42.86%) MySQL
7 5 (35.71%) OO
7 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (35.71%) NumPy
8 4 (28.57%) Pandas
8 4 (28.57%) PhD
8 4 (28.57%) Linux
8 4 (28.57%) Mathematics
8 4 (28.57%) Ruby
9 3 (21.43%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (14.29%) Mac OS X
10 2 (14.29%) Kanban
10 2 (14.29%) REST
10 2 (14.29%) CSS3
10 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (14.29%) HTML5
10 2 (14.29%) AngularJS

R
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) Big Data
2 6 (42.86%) MySQL
2 6 (42.86%) Hadoop
2 6 (42.86%) NoSQL
General
1 6 (42.86%) Games
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Data Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Python Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Data Scientist
4 1 (7.14%) Research Scientist
4 1 (7.14%) Junior
4 1 (7.14%) Python Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) NumPy
2 4 (28.57%) Pandas
3 3 (21.43%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (14.29%) HTML
4 2 (14.29%) CSS
4 2 (14.29%) REST
4 2 (14.29%) CSS3
4 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 2 (14.29%) HTML5
5 1 (7.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (78.57%) Statistics
2 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (28.57%) Mathematics
4 1 (7.14%) Physics
4 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Analytics
2 8 (57.14%) Data Analysis
3 7 (50.00%) Data Analytics
4 6 (42.86%) Bayesian Methods
4 6 (42.86%) Machine Learning
5 5 (35.71%) OO
6 2 (14.29%) Kanban
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (14.29%) OOP
7 1 (7.14%) Big Data Analytics
7 1 (7.14%) Statistical Modelling
7 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (7.14%) TDD
7 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 1 (7.14%) Web Analytics
7 1 (7.14%) Quantitative Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) Python
2 11 (78.57%) MATLAB
3 6 (42.86%) C++
4 4 (28.57%) Ruby
5 2 (14.29%) Perl
6 1 (7.14%) SQL
6 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) PhD