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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 237 219 209
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -10
Permanent jobs citing R 3 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.051% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.088% 0.28% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 0
Average salary £29,000 £28,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,750 £52,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-9.04% +12.90%
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
3394 3514 3047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 57.76% 57.18% 58.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2936 3021 2726
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,975 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
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 July 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 -2 2 £29,000 -55.38%
Wiltshire -7 1 £37,500 +33.92%
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 21 (80.77%) Python
2 15 (57.69%) Visualisation
3 13 (50.00%) Degree
4 11 (42.31%) Statistics
4 11 (42.31%) SQL
4 11 (42.31%) Big Data
5 10 (38.46%) Analytics
5 10 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (38.46%) Mathematics
6 9 (34.62%) MATLAB
6 9 (34.62%) SAS
7 8 (30.77%) .NET
7 8 (30.77%) C#
7 8 (30.77%) Algorithms
8 7 (26.92%) SPSS
9 6 (23.08%) Visual Studio
9 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (19.23%) SciPy
10 5 (19.23%) NumPy
10 5 (19.23%) Apache Hive
10 5 (19.23%) MongoDB
10 5 (19.23%) NoSQL
10 5 (19.23%) SDLC
10 5 (19.23%) Apache Spark
10 5 (19.23%) Apache Pig
10 5 (19.23%) Sqoop
10 5 (19.23%) Big Data Analytics
10 5 (19.23%) Apache Flume
10 5 (19.23%) C++

R
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (34.62%) SAS
2 5 (19.23%) Apache Pig
2 5 (19.23%) Apache Spark
3 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) SPSS
2 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
3 3 (11.54%) MS Office
3 3 (11.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) Big Data
2 5 (19.23%) Sqoop
2 5 (19.23%) Data Mining
2 5 (19.23%) Apache Hive
2 5 (19.23%) MongoDB
2 5 (19.23%) NoSQL
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.85%) MS Access
4 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.85%) Retail
1 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Analyst
1 12 (46.15%) Data Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Data Scientist
3 5 (19.23%) Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Digital Architect
5 3 (11.54%) Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Statistical Data Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Statistical Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Systems Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Data Programmer
7 1 (3.85%) Software Programmer
7 1 (3.85%) Graduate
7 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (3.85%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) .NET
2 5 (19.23%) SciPy
2 5 (19.23%) NumPy
3 3 (11.54%) CSS
3 3 (11.54%) HTML
4 2 (7.69%) HTML5
4 2 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (7.69%) CSS3
5 1 (3.85%) jQuery
5 1 (3.85%) XML
5 1 (3.85%) XHTML
5 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (57.69%) Visualisation
2 11 (42.31%) Statistics
3 10 (38.46%) Mathematics
3 10 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (30.77%) Algorithms
5 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
6 4 (15.38%) Data Structures
7 1 (3.85%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Analytics
2 5 (19.23%) SDLC
2 5 (19.23%) MVC
2 5 (19.23%) Data Analysis
2 5 (19.23%) Big Data Analytics
3 4 (15.38%) Predictive Modelling
4 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.69%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Migration
5 2 (7.69%) Asset Management
5 2 (7.69%) CRM
5 2 (7.69%) Campaign Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) ERP
6 1 (3.85%) B2B
6 1 (3.85%) B2C
6 1 (3.85%) RAD
6 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.85%) Time Management
6 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 21 (80.77%) Python
2 11 (42.31%) SQL
3 9 (34.62%) MATLAB
4 8 (30.77%) C#
5 5 (19.23%) C++
5 5 (19.23%) Java
6 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
7 2 (7.69%) Ruby
8 1 (3.85%) VBA
8 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) Postgraduate
3 1 (3.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Alteryx
3 1 (3.85%) Sage
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, with excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago