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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 230 - 218
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing R 19 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.31% - 0.091%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.57% - 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 18 0 5
Average salary £35,000 - £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
3343 3235 3248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 54.46% 55.88% 59.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2847 2817 2908
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 - 10 £47,500 - 1
Devon - 6 £35,000 - 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £29,500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £37,500 - 2
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 17 (62.96%) Python
2 13 (48.15%) SQL
2 13 (48.15%) Degree
3 12 (44.44%) Visualisation
4 10 (37.04%) SPSS
5 9 (33.33%) .NET
5 9 (33.33%) SAS
5 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (29.63%) Analytics
6 8 (29.63%) Mathematics
6 8 (29.63%) Algorithms
6 8 (29.63%) C#
6 8 (29.63%) Data Mining
7 7 (25.93%) C++
7 7 (25.93%) Java
7 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
8 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
8 6 (22.22%) Visual Studio
8 6 (22.22%) MATLAB
8 6 (22.22%) Data Analysis
8 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
8 6 (22.22%) Statistics
8 6 (22.22%) Marketing
8 6 (22.22%) Big Data
9 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
10 4 (14.81%) MS Office
10 4 (14.81%) CSS
10 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
10 4 (14.81%) HTML
10 4 (14.81%) Oracle

R
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (33.33%) SAS
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle Coherence
2 4 (14.81%) Apache Pig
2 4 (14.81%) Apache Spark
2 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.70%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 10 (37.04%) SPSS
2 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
3 4 (14.81%) MS Office
3 4 (14.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) Data Mining
2 6 (22.22%) Big Data
3 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
4 4 (14.81%) Clementine
4 4 (14.81%) Apache Hive
4 4 (14.81%) MongoDB
4 4 (14.81%) NoSQL
4 4 (14.81%) Sqoop
5 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (7.41%) MS Access
5 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (22.22%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Analyst
1 10 (37.04%) Data Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Data Scientist
3 4 (14.81%) SPSS Data Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Data Modeller
3 4 (14.81%) Software Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Digital Architect
5 2 (7.41%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Developer
6 1 (3.70%) DBA
6 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (3.70%) Programmer
6 1 (3.70%) Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Graduate
6 1 (3.70%) Data Programmer
6 1 (3.70%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) .NET
2 4 (14.81%) HTML
2 4 (14.81%) CSS
3 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 2 (7.41%) CSS3
4 2 (7.41%) XML
4 2 (7.41%) XHTML
4 2 (7.41%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (7.41%) jQuery
4 2 (7.41%) HTML5
5 1 (3.70%) SciPy
5 1 (3.70%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) Visualisation
2 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (29.63%) Algorithms
3 8 (29.63%) Mathematics
4 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
4 6 (22.22%) Statistics
5 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.70%) GIS
5 1 (3.70%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Analytics
2 6 (22.22%) Data Analysis
3 4 (14.81%) Quantitative Analysis
3 4 (14.81%) Predictive Modelling
3 4 (14.81%) MVC
3 4 (14.81%) Campaign Analysis
3 4 (14.81%) Statistical Modelling
4 3 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 3 (11.11%) CRM
5 2 (7.41%) ERP
5 2 (7.41%) B2B
5 2 (7.41%) B2C
5 2 (7.41%) Migration
5 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.41%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) Big Data Analytics
6 1 (3.70%) Data Analytics
6 1 (3.70%) RAD
6 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Regression Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) Python
2 13 (48.15%) SQL
3 8 (29.63%) C#
4 7 (25.93%) C++
4 7 (25.93%) Java
5 6 (22.22%) MATLAB
6 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
7 2 (7.41%) PHP
7 2 (7.41%) Ruby
7 2 (7.41%) VBA
8 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) Degree
2 4 (14.81%) Postgraduate
3 1 (3.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) Sage
4 1 (3.70%) ESRI
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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