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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 185 253 238
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -15
Permanent jobs citing R 57 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.05% 0.085% 0.082%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.86% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 48 5 3
Median salary £50,000 £29,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+72.41% +3.57%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
3068 3376 3507
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 56.65% 57.62% 57.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2643 2915 3011
Median salary £40,063 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.83% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +26 25 £52,500 +81.03% 1
Bristol - 15 £45,000 - 3
Gloucestershire - 10 £54,000 - 2
Somerset - 3 £60,000 - 1
Wiltshire +15 1 £45,000 +20.00%
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 71 (69.61%) SQL
4 65 (63.73%) Analytical Skills
5 59 (57.84%) Analytics
5 59 (57.84%) SAS
6 57 (55.88%) Machine Learning
7 56 (54.90%) Apache Spark
7 56 (54.90%) Degree
8 55 (53.92%) Hadoop
9 53 (51.96%) C++
10 52 (50.98%) Scala
11 51 (50.00%) Data Analytics
12 46 (45.10%) MATLAB
13 45 (44.12%) Data Analysis
13 45 (44.12%) Apache Hive
14 41 (40.20%) Computer Science
15 38 (37.25%) Big Data
16 37 (36.27%) PhD
17 36 (35.29%) MongoDB
18 35 (34.31%) MapReduce
18 35 (34.31%) Apache Pig
19 33 (32.35%) SPSS
20 32 (31.37%) Finance
21 30 (29.41%) Visualisation
22 29 (28.43%) JavaScript
22 29 (28.43%) Tableau
22 29 (28.43%) NoSQL
22 29 (28.43%) Data Visualisation
23 26 (25.49%) Data Mining

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 59 (57.84%) SAS
2 56 (54.90%) Apache Spark
3 35 (34.31%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 33 (32.35%) SPSS
2 3 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.96%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.96%) MS Office
4 1 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.96%) Network Security
1 2 (1.96%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.98%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (53.92%) Hadoop
2 45 (44.12%) Apache Hive
3 38 (37.25%) Big Data
4 36 (35.29%) MongoDB
5 29 (28.43%) NoSQL
6 26 (25.49%) Data Mining
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 8 (7.84%) 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%) Base SAS
15 2 (1.96%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 7 (6.86%) JIRA
General
1 32 (31.37%) 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%) Advertising
6 1 (0.98%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 54 (52.94%) Data Scientist
2 34 (33.33%) Analyst
2 34 (33.33%) Developer
3 28 (27.45%) Data Analyst
4 20 (19.61%) Analyst Developer
5 11 (10.78%) Senior Developer
6 9 (8.82%) Developer Analyst
7 8 (7.84%) Senior Data Scientist
7 8 (7.84%) Software Developer
8 7 (6.86%) Senior Software Developer
9 6 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
10 5 (4.90%) Senior DevOps
11 4 (3.92%) Excel Analyst
11 4 (3.92%) SQL Data Analyst
12 3 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 3 (2.94%) Chief Technology Officer
12 3 (2.94%) Data Manager
12 3 (2.94%) Product Manager
12 3 (2.94%) SAS Analyst
12 3 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (17.65%) XML
2 15 (14.71%) JSON
2 15 (14.71%) Spark Streaming
3 10 (9.80%) HTML
4 8 (7.84%) CSS
5 7 (6.86%) .NET
6 5 (4.90%) Natural Language Processing
7 2 (1.96%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.96%) EJB
7 2 (1.96%) Java EE
7 2 (1.96%) JDBC
7 2 (1.96%) JSF
7 2 (1.96%) JSP
7 2 (1.96%) ODBC
7 2 (1.96%) SOAP
7 2 (1.96%) Spring
8 1 (0.98%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 65 (63.73%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (40.20%) Computer Science
3 30 (29.41%) Visualisation
4 16 (15.69%) Mathematics
5 8 (7.84%) Artificial Intelligence
5 8 (7.84%) Statistics
6 7 (6.86%) Mobile App
7 6 (5.88%) Cybercrime
7 6 (5.88%) Management Information System
8 5 (4.90%) Algorithms
9 4 (3.92%) Digital Media
9 4 (3.92%) Physics
10 3 (2.94%) iPad
10 3 (2.94%) User Experience
11 2 (1.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 2 (1.96%) Verilog
11 2 (1.96%) VHDL
12 1 (0.98%) Data Integration
12 1 (0.98%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.98%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.98%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (57.84%) Analytics
2 57 (55.88%) Machine Learning
3 51 (50.00%) Data Analytics
4 45 (44.12%) Data Analysis
5 35 (34.31%) MapReduce
6 29 (28.43%) Data Visualisation
7 26 (25.49%) Statistical Modelling
8 22 (21.57%) 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 14 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (12.75%) OpenUP
17 11 (10.78%) DevOps
17 11 (10.78%) OO
18 8 (7.84%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 85 (83.33%) Python
2 75 (73.53%) Java
3 71 (69.61%) SQL
4 53 (51.96%) C++
5 52 (50.98%) Scala
6 46 (45.10%) MATLAB
7 29 (28.43%) JavaScript
8 17 (16.67%) C
9 14 (13.73%) C#
10 12 (11.76%) Ruby
11 7 (6.86%) Objective-C
12 5 (4.90%) Perl
13 3 (2.94%) Lua
14 2 (1.96%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.98%) F#
15 1 (0.98%) PHP
15 1 (0.98%) VBA
Qualifications
1 56 (54.90%) Degree
2 37 (36.27%) PhD
3 19 (18.63%) Security Cleared
4 9 (8.82%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.86%) 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 21 (20.59%) Oracle
3 15 (14.71%) TIBCO
4 7 (6.86%) Apple
5 5 (4.90%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.98%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.98%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.98%) SAP
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