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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited R over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 239 232 211
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -21
Permanent jobs citing R 7 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% 0.13% 0.099%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.20% 0.23% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 0
Average salary £32,500 £28,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.07% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +18.27%
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
3450 3423 2890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 57.00% 56.17% 57.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2963 2934 2577
Average salary £38,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

R
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing R across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 August 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing R within the South West region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Bristol -19 6 £32,500 - 3
Devon -9 1 £25,000 -61.53% 1
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 22 (70.97%) Python
2 17 (54.84%) Visualisation
3 15 (48.39%) SQL
4 13 (41.94%) Big Data
5 11 (35.48%) Analytics
5 11 (35.48%) Degree
5 11 (35.48%) Statistics
5 11 (35.48%) Mathematics
6 10 (32.26%) SAS
6 10 (32.26%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (29.03%) MATLAB
8 8 (25.81%) Data Analysis
8 8 (25.81%) Algorithms
9 7 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (22.58%) SPSS
9 7 (22.58%) .NET
9 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
9 7 (22.58%) C#
10 6 (19.35%) Windows
10 6 (19.35%) Computer Science
10 6 (19.35%) SciPy
10 6 (19.35%) NumPy
11 5 (16.13%) Apache Hive
11 5 (16.13%) MongoDB
11 5 (16.13%) NoSQL
11 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (16.13%) Big Data Analytics
11 5 (16.13%) Apache Flume
11 5 (16.13%) Apache Pig
11 5 (16.13%) Sqoop

R
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 10 (32.26%) SAS
2 5 (16.13%) Apache Pig
2 5 (16.13%) Apache Spark
3 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) SPSS
2 3 (9.68%) MS Office
3 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
3 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (9.68%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (41.94%) Big Data
2 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
3 5 (16.13%) Data Mining
3 5 (16.13%) Sqoop
3 5 (16.13%) Apache Hive
3 5 (16.13%) MongoDB
3 5 (16.13%) NoSQL
4 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.23%) QlikView
5 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (12.90%) Law
1 4 (12.90%) Legal
2 2 (6.45%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Analyst
2 13 (41.94%) Data Analyst
3 7 (22.58%) Data Scientist
4 5 (16.13%) Architect
5 4 (12.90%) Support Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Applications Support
5 4 (12.90%) Applications Support Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Digital Architect
6 2 (6.45%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Statistical Data Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Statistical Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Graduate
7 1 (3.23%) Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (3.23%) Programmer
7 1 (3.23%) SAS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) .NET
2 6 (19.35%) SciPy
2 6 (19.35%) NumPy
3 2 (6.45%) CSS3
3 2 (6.45%) HTML
3 2 (6.45%) CSS
3 2 (6.45%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (6.45%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (54.84%) Visualisation
2 11 (35.48%) Statistics
2 11 (35.48%) Mathematics
3 10 (32.26%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (25.81%) Algorithms
5 6 (19.35%) Computer Science
6 4 (12.90%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (12.90%) Data Structures
7 1 (3.23%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Analytics
2 8 (25.81%) Data Analysis
3 5 (16.13%) MVC
3 5 (16.13%) Big Data Analytics
3 5 (16.13%) SDLC
4 4 (12.90%) Document Management
4 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
4 4 (12.90%) Predictive Modelling
5 2 (6.45%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (6.45%) Asset Management
5 2 (6.45%) Migration
5 2 (6.45%) CRM
5 2 (6.45%) Campaign Analysis
6 1 (3.23%) Bayesian Methods
6 1 (3.23%) Statistical Modelling
6 1 (3.23%) Data Analytics
6 1 (3.23%) Dashboard Development
6 1 (3.23%) CHAID
6 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.23%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 22 (70.97%) Python
2 15 (48.39%) SQL
3 9 (29.03%) MATLAB
4 7 (22.58%) C#
5 4 (12.90%) T-SQL
6 3 (9.68%) C++
6 3 (9.68%) Java
7 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.45%) Ruby
8 1 (3.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) Postgraduate
2 2 (6.45%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Apache Flume
2 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) Alteryx
3 1 (3.23%) LexisNexis
3 1 (3.23%) Tableau
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