The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited R over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 169 232 239
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +7
Permanent jobs citing R 69 17 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.34% 0.28% 0.032%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.34% 0.50% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 56 16 0
Median salary £54,000 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+44.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
R
England

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

Programming Languages Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2943 3410 3524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 57.00% 56.78% 56.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2532 2936 3013
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

R
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing R as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

R Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

R
Salary Trend in the South West

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

R Salary Trend in the South West

R
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing R across the South West region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

R Salary Histogram in the South West

R
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing R within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Devon +21 27 £70,000 +141.37% 1
Gloucestershire - 19 £54,000 - 1
Bristol +29 15 £45,000 -29.41% 2
Somerset - 3 £60,000 -
Wiltshire +14 1 £45,000 +20.00%
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT jobs citing R also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for R.

1 86 (86.00%) Python
2 75 (75.00%) Java
3 71 (71.00%) SQL
4 65 (65.00%) Analytical Skills
5 56 (56.00%) SAS
6 55 (55.00%) Degree
6 55 (55.00%) Machine Learning
7 54 (54.00%) C++
8 53 (53.00%) Analytics
9 51 (51.00%) Apache Spark
9 51 (51.00%) Data Analysis
10 50 (50.00%) Hadoop
11 49 (49.00%) Scala
12 48 (48.00%) Data Analytics
13 46 (46.00%) MATLAB
14 41 (41.00%) Apache Hive
15 40 (40.00%) Big Data
15 40 (40.00%) Computer Science
16 36 (36.00%) MongoDB
17 35 (35.00%) MapReduce
18 32 (32.00%) PhD
18 32 (32.00%) Visualisation
19 31 (31.00%) Data Visualisation
19 31 (31.00%) Apache Pig
20 29 (29.00%) NoSQL
21 28 (28.00%) JavaScript
21 28 (28.00%) Finance
22 27 (27.00%) SPSS
22 27 (27.00%) Tableau
23 25 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling

R
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 56 (56.00%) SAS
2 51 (51.00%) Apache Spark
3 31 (31.00%) Apache Pig
4 2 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (27.00%) SPSS
2 2 (2.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.00%) MS Office
2 2 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.00%) Network Security
1 2 (2.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 41 (41.00%) Apache Hive
3 40 (40.00%) Big Data
4 36 (36.00%) MongoDB
5 29 (29.00%) NoSQL
6 23 (23.00%) QlikView
7 22 (22.00%) MySQL
8 21 (21.00%) Data Mining
9 16 (16.00%) Amazon Redshift
9 16 (16.00%) Parquet
10 15 (15.00%) Impala
10 15 (15.00%) Neo4j
11 14 (14.00%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (7.00%) SQL Server
13 5 (5.00%) Relational Database
14 4 (4.00%) HBase
14 4 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (4.00%) SQLite
15 2 (2.00%) Spotfire
15 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (12.00%) JIRA
General
1 28 (28.00%) Finance
2 4 (4.00%) Marketing
2 4 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.00%) Games
4 2 (2.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.00%) Advertising
5 1 (1.00%) Electronics
5 1 (1.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (50.00%) Data Scientist
2 38 (38.00%) Developer
3 33 (33.00%) Analyst
4 28 (28.00%) Data Analyst
5 20 (20.00%) Analyst Developer
6 13 (13.00%) Senior Developer
6 13 (13.00%) Software Developer
7 9 (9.00%) Developer Analyst
7 9 (9.00%) Senior Software Developer
8 7 (7.00%) Senior Data Scientist
8 7 (7.00%) Senior DevOps
9 6 (6.00%) SQL Analyst
10 5 (5.00%) Developer in Test
11 4 (4.00%) C/C++ Developer
11 4 (4.00%) C/C++ Software Developer
11 4 (4.00%) C++ Software Developer
11 4 (4.00%) Excel Analyst
11 4 (4.00%) Objective-C Developer
11 4 (4.00%) Python Developer
11 4 (4.00%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.00%) XML
2 15 (15.00%) HTML
2 15 (15.00%) JSON
2 15 (15.00%) Spark Streaming
3 13 (13.00%) CSS
4 8 (8.00%) .NET
5 5 (5.00%) Natural Language Processing
6 2 (2.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.00%) D3.js
6 2 (2.00%) EJB
6 2 (2.00%) Java EE
6 2 (2.00%) JDBC
6 2 (2.00%) JSF
6 2 (2.00%) JSP
6 2 (2.00%) ODBC
6 2 (2.00%) SOAP
6 2 (2.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 65 (65.00%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 32 (32.00%) Visualisation
4 15 (15.00%) Mathematics
5 12 (12.00%) Mobile App
6 9 (9.00%) Statistics
7 8 (8.00%) Artificial Intelligence
8 7 (7.00%) Algorithms
9 6 (6.00%) Cybercrime
9 6 (6.00%) Management Information System
10 4 (4.00%) Digital Media
10 4 (4.00%) Physics
11 3 (3.00%) iPad
11 3 (3.00%) User Experience
12 2 (2.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 2 (2.00%) Verilog
12 2 (2.00%) VHDL
13 1 (1.00%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (55.00%) Machine Learning
2 53 (53.00%) Analytics
3 51 (51.00%) Data Analysis
4 48 (48.00%) Data Analytics
5 35 (35.00%) MapReduce
6 31 (31.00%) Data Visualisation
7 25 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling
8 21 (21.00%) Prototyping
9 20 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
9 20 (20.00%) Open Source
10 18 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (18.00%) Data Management
11 16 (16.00%) Big Data Analytics
11 16 (16.00%) ETL
11 16 (16.00%) OO
12 15 (15.00%) Data Acquisition
12 15 (15.00%) RDF
13 14 (14.00%) DevOps
14 13 (13.00%) OpenUP
15 12 (12.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 86 (86.00%) Python
2 75 (75.00%) Java
3 71 (71.00%) SQL
4 54 (54.00%) C++
5 49 (49.00%) Scala
6 46 (46.00%) MATLAB
7 28 (28.00%) JavaScript
8 22 (22.00%) C
9 19 (19.00%) C#
10 17 (17.00%) Ruby
11 12 (12.00%) Objective-C
12 5 (5.00%) Perl
13 3 (3.00%) Lua
14 1 (1.00%) F#
14 1 (1.00%) Pascal
14 1 (1.00%) PHP
14 1 (1.00%) PL/SQL
14 1 (1.00%) VB
14 1 (1.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 55 (55.00%) Degree
2 32 (32.00%) PhD
3 20 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 10 (10.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.00%) QA
2 3 (3.00%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.00%) CRD IV
3 2 (2.00%) EMIR
3 2 (2.00%) MiFID
Vendors
1 27 (27.00%) Tableau
2 20 (20.00%) Oracle
3 15 (15.00%) TIBCO
4 12 (12.00%) Apple
5 6 (6.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.00%) Cloudera
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