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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 229 217 219
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Permanent jobs citing R 7 7 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% 0.13% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.21% 0.22% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 9
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £35,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
3383 3139 3360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 56.00% 58.30% 59.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3013 2802 3000
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Devon - 4 £42,000 -
Bristol -8 2 £47,500 -5.00%
Wiltshire -6 1 - -
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 9 (75.00%) Data Mining
1 9 (75.00%) SPSS
1 9 (75.00%) Marketing
2 8 (66.67%) Oracle
3 7 (58.33%) Clementine
3 7 (58.33%) Oracle Coherence
3 7 (58.33%) Quantitative Analysis
3 7 (58.33%) Statistical Modelling
3 7 (58.33%) Campaign Analysis
4 5 (41.67%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) Degree
6 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (25.00%) Algorithms
6 3 (25.00%) SAS
6 3 (25.00%) Python
6 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (16.67%) CRM
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 2 (16.67%) .NET
7 2 (16.67%) C++
7 2 (16.67%) Java
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
7 2 (16.67%) Analytics
7 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
7 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
7 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) Statistics
8 1 (8.33%) Direct Marketing
8 1 (8.33%) Propensity Modelling

R
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 7 (58.33%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (25.00%) SAS
3 1 (8.33%) ArcGIS
3 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (75.00%) SPSS
2 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SalesLogix
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) Data Mining
2 7 (58.33%) Clementine
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (8.33%) MS Access
4 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (75.00%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
2 7 (58.33%) Data Analyst
2 7 (58.33%) Data Modeller
3 2 (16.67%) Data Scientist
4 1 (8.33%) Marketing Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Developer
4 1 (8.33%) DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) Statistics
3 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (8.33%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Quantitative Analysis
1 7 (58.33%) Statistical Modelling
1 7 (58.33%) Campaign Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) CRM
2 2 (16.67%) Analytics
2 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Direct Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Propensity Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) Regression Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (8.33%) Data Management
3 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
3 1 (8.33%) ERP
3 1 (8.33%) B2B
3 1 (8.33%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) C++
3 2 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (8.33%) VBA
4 1 (8.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) ESRI
3 1 (8.33%) Sage