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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 212 249 238
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -11
Permanent jobs citing R 37 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.66% 0.017% 0.065%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.18% 0.030% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 33 1 3
Median salary £50,000 £37,500 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +33.92%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.75%
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
3131 3346 3482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 55.47% 57.40% 56.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2682 2867 2972
Median salary £41,000 £38,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.49% +4.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 - 21 £50,000 -
Bristol +16 6 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Gloucestershire - 4 £40,750 - 1
Somerset - 2 £60,000 -
Wiltshire - 2 £45,000 -
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 85 (83.33%) Python
2 75 (73.53%) Java
3 72 (70.59%) SQL
4 66 (64.71%) Analytical Skills
5 65 (63.73%) Analytics
6 62 (60.78%) Machine Learning
7 60 (58.82%) Apache Spark
7 60 (58.82%) SAS
8 59 (57.84%) Hadoop
9 58 (56.86%) Degree
10 57 (55.88%) Data Analytics
11 55 (53.92%) Scala
12 53 (51.96%) C++
13 50 (49.02%) Apache Hive
14 46 (45.10%) MATLAB
14 46 (45.10%) Computer Science
15 42 (41.18%) Data Analysis
16 41 (40.20%) PhD
17 40 (39.22%) Apache Pig
18 37 (36.27%) Big Data
18 37 (36.27%) Finance
19 36 (35.29%) SPSS
19 36 (35.29%) MongoDB
20 35 (34.31%) MapReduce
21 30 (29.41%) Visualisation
22 29 (28.43%) Tableau
22 29 (28.43%) Data Visualisation
22 29 (28.43%) Data Mining
22 29 (28.43%) JavaScript
23 28 (27.45%) NoSQL

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 60 (58.82%) Apache Spark
1 60 (58.82%) SAS
2 40 (39.22%) Apache Pig
3 2 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 36 (35.29%) SPSS
2 3 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.98%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.98%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.98%) Internet
1 1 (0.98%) Network Security
1 1 (0.98%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (57.84%) Hadoop
2 50 (49.02%) Apache Hive
3 37 (36.27%) Big Data
4 36 (35.29%) MongoDB
5 29 (28.43%) Data Mining
6 28 (27.45%) NoSQL
7 23 (22.55%) QlikView
8 22 (21.57%) MySQL
9 16 (15.69%) Amazon Redshift
9 16 (15.69%) Parquet
10 15 (14.71%) Impala
10 15 (14.71%) Neo4j
11 14 (13.73%) Apache Cassandra
12 9 (8.82%) SQL Server
13 5 (4.90%) Relational Database
14 4 (3.92%) HBase
14 4 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (3.92%) SQLite
15 2 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
15 2 (1.96%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 5 (4.90%) JIRA
General
1 37 (36.27%) Finance
2 5 (4.90%) Marketing
3 4 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.94%) Games
5 2 (1.96%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.96%) Retail
6 1 (0.98%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 56 (54.90%) Data Scientist
2 33 (32.35%) Analyst
3 31 (30.39%) Developer
4 27 (26.47%) Data Analyst
5 20 (19.61%) Analyst Developer
6 9 (8.82%) Developer Analyst
6 9 (8.82%) Senior Developer
7 6 (5.88%) Senior Data Scientist
7 6 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
8 5 (4.90%) Senior Software Developer
8 5 (4.90%) Software Developer
9 4 (3.92%) Excel Analyst
9 4 (3.92%) Senior DevOps
9 4 (3.92%) SQL Data Analyst
10 3 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 3 (2.94%) Chief Technology Officer
10 3 (2.94%) Consultant
10 3 (2.94%) Data Consultant
10 3 (2.94%) Product Manager
10 3 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (16.67%) XML
2 15 (14.71%) JSON
2 15 (14.71%) Spark Streaming
3 7 (6.86%) HTML
4 6 (5.88%) CSS
5 5 (4.90%) .NET
5 5 (4.90%) Natural Language Processing
6 3 (2.94%) Web Services
7 1 (0.98%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.98%) EJB
7 1 (0.98%) Java EE
7 1 (0.98%) JDBC
7 1 (0.98%) JSF
7 1 (0.98%) JSP
7 1 (0.98%) MDX
7 1 (0.98%) ODBC
7 1 (0.98%) SOAP
7 1 (0.98%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 66 (64.71%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (45.10%) Computer Science
3 30 (29.41%) Visualisation
4 18 (17.65%) Mathematics
5 8 (7.84%) Artificial Intelligence
6 7 (6.86%) Algorithms
6 7 (6.86%) Statistics
7 6 (5.88%) Cybercrime
7 6 (5.88%) Management Information System
7 6 (5.88%) Physics
8 5 (4.90%) Mobile App
9 4 (3.92%) Digital Media
10 3 (2.94%) iPad
10 3 (2.94%) User Experience
11 2 (1.96%) Cryptography
12 1 (0.98%) Economics
12 1 (0.98%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 1 (0.98%) Neural Network
12 1 (0.98%) Verilog
12 1 (0.98%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (63.73%) Analytics
2 62 (60.78%) Machine Learning
3 57 (55.88%) Data Analytics
4 42 (41.18%) Data Analysis
5 35 (34.31%) MapReduce
6 29 (28.43%) Data Visualisation
7 26 (25.49%) Statistical Modelling
8 23 (22.55%) Business Intelligence
9 21 (20.59%) Prototyping
10 20 (19.61%) Open Source
11 19 (18.63%) Data Management
12 17 (16.67%) ETL
13 16 (15.69%) Big Data Analytics
14 15 (14.71%) Data Acquisition
14 15 (14.71%) RDF
15 13 (12.75%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (12.75%) OpenUP
16 9 (8.82%) DevOps
16 9 (8.82%) OO
17 8 (7.84%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 85 (83.33%) Python
2 75 (73.53%) Java
3 72 (70.59%) SQL
4 55 (53.92%) Scala
5 53 (51.96%) C++
6 46 (45.10%) MATLAB
7 29 (28.43%) JavaScript
8 15 (14.71%) C
9 11 (10.78%) C#
10 10 (9.80%) Ruby
11 5 (4.90%) Objective-C
11 5 (4.90%) Perl
12 3 (2.94%) Lua
12 3 (2.94%) PHP
13 1 (0.98%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (56.86%) Degree
2 41 (40.20%) PhD
3 19 (18.63%) Security Cleared
4 9 (8.82%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.90%) QA
2 4 (3.92%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.96%) CRD IV
3 2 (1.96%) EMIR
3 2 (1.96%) MiFID
Vendors
1 29 (28.43%) Tableau
2 19 (18.63%) Oracle
3 15 (14.71%) TIBCO
4 5 (4.90%) Apple
5 3 (2.94%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.98%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.98%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.98%) SAP
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