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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 191 229 -
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -
Permanent jobs citing R 49 21 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.87% 0.35% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.57% 0.64% -
Number of salaries quoted 37 20 0
Median salary £54,000 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+44.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £40,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+16.56% -4.11%
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
3114 3302 3305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 55.53% 54.33% 56.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2652 2807 2864
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.91%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 +18 19 £70,000 +125.80% 2
Gloucestershire - 15 £54,000 - 2
Bristol +2 11 £44,375 -10.35% 3
Dorset - 1 £25,000 -
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 62 (83.78%) Python
2 54 (72.97%) Java
3 53 (71.62%) SQL
4 45 (60.81%) SAS
4 45 (60.81%) Analytical Skills
5 42 (56.76%) C++
6 41 (55.41%) Degree
7 38 (51.35%) Data Analysis
8 33 (44.59%) Analytics
9 30 (40.54%) Machine Learning
9 30 (40.54%) MATLAB
10 29 (39.19%) Data Analytics
11 25 (33.78%) Big Data
11 25 (33.78%) Apache Spark
12 24 (32.43%) Hadoop
13 23 (31.08%) Scala
13 23 (31.08%) C
14 22 (29.73%) C#
15 21 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
15 21 (28.38%) Computer Science
15 21 (28.38%) NoSQL
16 20 (27.03%) MongoDB
16 20 (27.03%) Visualisation
16 20 (27.03%) Data Visualisation
16 20 (27.03%) Statistical Modelling
16 20 (27.03%) Ruby
17 19 (25.68%) JavaScript
17 19 (25.68%) Apache Hive
17 19 (25.68%) MapReduce
18 18 (24.32%) HTML

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 45 (60.81%) SAS
2 25 (33.78%) Apache Spark
3 17 (22.97%) Apache Pig
4 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (24.32%) SPSS
2 6 (8.11%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.05%) MS Office
4 2 (2.70%) GenStat
4 2 (2.70%) S-PLUS
5 1 (1.35%) Mathematica
5 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) Network Security
1 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (33.78%) Big Data
2 24 (32.43%) Hadoop
3 21 (28.38%) NoSQL
4 20 (27.03%) MongoDB
5 19 (25.68%) Apache Hive
6 17 (22.97%) MySQL
7 14 (18.92%) QlikView
8 11 (14.86%) Amazon Redshift
8 11 (14.86%) Impala
8 11 (14.86%) Neo4j
8 11 (14.86%) Parquet
9 10 (13.51%) Data Mining
10 6 (8.11%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (6.76%) Relational Database
12 4 (5.41%) HBase
12 4 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (5.41%) SQL Server
12 4 (5.41%) SQLite
13 3 (4.05%) OLAP
14 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (20.27%) JIRA
General
1 10 (13.51%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.70%) Advertising
3 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.35%) Electronics
4 1 (1.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (44.59%) Data Scientist
1 33 (44.59%) Developer
2 25 (33.78%) Analyst
3 17 (22.97%) Data Analyst
4 14 (18.92%) Software Developer
5 13 (17.57%) Analyst Developer
5 13 (17.57%) Senior Developer
6 9 (12.16%) Senior Software Developer
7 7 (9.46%) Senior Data Scientist
8 5 (6.76%) C Developer
8 5 (6.76%) C# Developer
8 5 (6.76%) C# Software Developer
8 5 (6.76%) C++ Developer
8 5 (6.76%) C++ Software Developer
8 5 (6.76%) C++/C# Developer
8 5 (6.76%) Developer Analyst
8 5 (6.76%) Developer in Test
8 5 (6.76%) Excel Analyst
8 5 (6.76%) Python Developer
8 5 (6.76%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.32%) HTML
2 16 (21.62%) CSS
3 13 (17.57%) XML
4 11 (14.86%) JSON
4 11 (14.86%) Spark Streaming
5 8 (10.81%) .NET
6 5 (6.76%) Natural Language Processing
7 3 (4.05%) D3.js
8 2 (2.70%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.70%) EJB
8 2 (2.70%) Java EE
8 2 (2.70%) JDBC
8 2 (2.70%) JSF
8 2 (2.70%) JSP
8 2 (2.70%) ODBC
8 2 (2.70%) SOAP
8 2 (2.70%) Spring
9 1 (1.35%) MDX
9 1 (1.35%) scikit-learn
9 1 (1.35%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 45 (60.81%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (28.38%) Computer Science
3 20 (27.03%) Visualisation
4 17 (22.97%) Mathematics
5 16 (21.62%) Mobile App
6 12 (16.22%) Statistics
7 8 (10.81%) Artificial Intelligence
8 6 (8.11%) Cybercrime
8 6 (8.11%) Management Information System
9 5 (6.76%) Algorithms
9 5 (6.76%) Digital Media
10 3 (4.05%) Physics
11 2 (2.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 2 (2.70%) Neural Network
11 2 (2.70%) Verilog
11 2 (2.70%) VHDL
12 1 (1.35%) Economics
12 1 (1.35%) Internet of Things
12 1 (1.35%) iPad
12 1 (1.35%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (51.35%) Data Analysis
2 33 (44.59%) Analytics
3 30 (40.54%) Machine Learning
4 29 (39.19%) Data Analytics
5 21 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (27.03%) Data Visualisation
6 20 (27.03%) Statistical Modelling
7 19 (25.68%) MapReduce
8 17 (22.97%) OO
9 15 (20.27%) Open Source
9 15 (20.27%) Scrum
10 14 (18.92%) DevOps
11 13 (17.57%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (17.57%) OOP
12 12 (16.22%) Data Management
13 11 (14.86%) Big Data Analytics
13 11 (14.86%) Data Acquisition
13 11 (14.86%) ETL
13 11 (14.86%) RDF
14 10 (13.51%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 62 (83.78%) Python
2 54 (72.97%) Java
3 53 (71.62%) SQL
4 42 (56.76%) C++
5 30 (40.54%) MATLAB
6 23 (31.08%) C
6 23 (31.08%) Scala
7 22 (29.73%) C#
8 20 (27.03%) Ruby
9 19 (25.68%) JavaScript
10 15 (20.27%) Objective-C
11 5 (6.76%) Perl
12 2 (2.70%) F#
13 1 (1.35%) Embedded C++
13 1 (1.35%) Lua
13 1 (1.35%) PHP
13 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
13 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.35%) VB
13 1 (1.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 41 (55.41%) Degree
2 15 (20.27%) Security Cleared
3 14 (18.92%) PhD
4 7 (9.46%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (20.27%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) CRD IV
2 1 (1.35%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.35%) EMIR
2 1 (1.35%) MiFID
Vendors
1 17 (22.97%) Tableau
2 15 (20.27%) Apple
2 15 (20.27%) Oracle
3 11 (14.86%) TIBCO
4 8 (10.81%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.35%) Cloudera
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