The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited R over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 58 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing R 1 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.19% 0.94% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.47% 2.58% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 0
Average salary £67,500 £57,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.39% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £46,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+18.27% +16.25%
R
Berkshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
211 233 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 40.97% 36.46% 49.03%
Number of salaries quoted 190 222 239
Average salary £40,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

R
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

R Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

R
Salary Trend in Slough

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

R Salary Trend in Slough

R
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 3 (100.00%) SAS
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Bioinformatics
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Chemistry
1 3 (100.00%) Biology
1 3 (100.00%) Data Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 3 (100.00%) Natural Language Processing

R
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 3 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (100.00%) Data Mining
General
1 3 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Chemistry
1 3 (100.00%) Biology
1 3 (100.00%) Data Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Bioinformatics
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (100.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree