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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
R
England / South West
Rank 206 234 237
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +3
Permanent jobs citing R 23 20 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.45% 0.35% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.78% 0.61% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 20 18 8
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,250 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%

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
2962 3258 3261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 58.50% 56.78% 55.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2464 2800 2897
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 -2 11 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Dorset - 5 £30,000 - 1
Bristol 0 3 £41,250 -36.53% 1
Somerset +2 2 £52,500 -19.23% 1
Wiltshire +21 1 £43,000 +1.17%
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 36 (59.02%) Degree
2 35 (57.38%) Mathematics
3 34 (55.74%) Python
4 33 (54.10%) MATLAB
5 32 (52.46%) Analytics
6 28 (45.90%) SQL
7 25 (40.98%) Analytical Skills
8 24 (39.34%) SAS
9 23 (37.70%) Java
10 21 (34.43%) Algorithms
11 20 (32.79%) C++
11 20 (32.79%) Statistics
12 18 (29.51%) SPSS
13 16 (26.23%) Computer Science
14 15 (24.59%) Hadoop
14 15 (24.59%) Data Analytics
15 14 (22.95%) Apache Spark
16 13 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
17 12 (19.67%) Finance
17 12 (19.67%) PhD
17 12 (19.67%) Machine Learning
18 11 (18.03%) Mathematical Modelling
18 11 (18.03%) SQL Server
18 11 (18.03%) Data Analysis
18 11 (18.03%) Statistical Analysis
18 11 (18.03%) Physics
19 10 (16.39%) Scala
19 10 (16.39%) Operations Research
19 10 (16.39%) Logistics
19 10 (16.39%) PHP

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 24 (39.34%) SAS
2 14 (22.95%) Apache Spark
3 9 (14.75%) Apache Pig
4 4 (6.56%) Jupyter
4 4 (6.56%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.28%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 18 (29.51%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.92%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.64%) GitHub
4 1 (1.64%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) MQTT
1 1 (1.64%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (24.59%) Hadoop
2 11 (18.03%) SQL Server
3 8 (13.11%) Apache Hive
4 5 (8.20%) Big Data
4 5 (8.20%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (8.20%) Relational Database
5 4 (6.56%) Data Mining
5 4 (6.56%) FileMaker
5 4 (6.56%) MySQL
5 4 (6.56%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.28%) DB2
6 2 (3.28%) Spotfire
7 1 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.64%) Base SAS
7 1 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.64%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (1.64%) Pentaho
7 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (11.48%) JIRA
2 2 (3.28%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.64%) Android Studio
3 1 (1.64%) Calabash
3 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.64%) RStudio
3 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.64%) Xcode
General
1 12 (19.67%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Electronics
3 4 (6.56%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.92%) Games
4 3 (4.92%) Marketing
4 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (31.15%) Data Scientist
2 10 (16.39%) Developer
3 8 (13.11%) Analyst
4 7 (11.48%) Graduate
4 7 (11.48%) Programmer
5 6 (9.84%) Computer Science Graduate
5 6 (9.84%) IT Graduate
5 6 (9.84%) Trainee
6 5 (8.20%) Data Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) Test Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Consultant
7 4 (6.56%) Data Quality Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Database Developer
7 4 (6.56%) QA Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) QA Test Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Senior Data Scientist
7 4 (6.56%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Analytics Consultant
8 3 (4.92%) Data Analytics Consultant
8 3 (4.92%) Machine Learning Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.11%) Web Services
2 6 (9.84%) CSS
2 6 (9.84%) HTML
3 4 (6.56%) Pandas
4 3 (4.92%) MDX
4 3 (4.92%) MLlib
4 3 (4.92%) scikit-learn
4 3 (4.92%) TensorFlow
4 3 (4.92%) Theano
5 2 (3.28%) .NET
5 2 (3.28%) Node.js
6 1 (1.64%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.64%) Express
6 1 (1.64%) Java EE
6 1 (1.64%) MEAN Stack
6 1 (1.64%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 25 (40.98%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (34.43%) Algorithms
3 16 (26.23%) Computer Science
4 5 (8.20%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.92%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.64%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.64%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.64%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (57.38%) Mathematics
2 32 (52.46%) Analytics
3 20 (32.79%) Statistics
4 15 (24.59%) Data Analytics
5 13 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (19.67%) Machine Learning
7 11 (18.03%) Data Analysis
7 11 (18.03%) Mathematical Modelling
7 11 (18.03%) Physics
7 11 (18.03%) Statistical Analysis
8 10 (16.39%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (16.39%) Logistics
8 10 (16.39%) Operations Research
8 10 (16.39%) Scrum
9 7 (11.48%) Automated Testing
9 7 (11.48%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (11.48%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (9.84%) Cryptography
10 6 (9.84%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (55.74%) Python
2 33 (54.10%) MATLAB
3 28 (45.90%) SQL
4 23 (37.70%) Java
5 20 (32.79%) C++
6 10 (16.39%) PHP
6 10 (16.39%) Scala
7 9 (14.75%) JavaScript
8 5 (8.20%) C
8 5 (8.20%) C#
9 3 (4.92%) T-SQL
10 2 (3.28%) Ruby
11 1 (1.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (59.02%) Degree
2 12 (19.67%) PhD
3 2 (3.28%) Postgraduate
4 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 7 (11.48%) Oracle
2 5 (8.20%) Apple
3 3 (4.92%) Intel
3 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.92%) SAP
4 2 (3.28%) EXASOL
4 2 (3.28%) Informatica
4 2 (3.28%) Jaspersoft
4 2 (3.28%) Netezza
4 2 (3.28%) Sybase
4 2 (3.28%) Talend
4 2 (3.28%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.64%) Xamarin
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