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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 169 219 243
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +24
Permanent jobs citing R 67 21 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.27% 0.37% 0.017%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.25% 0.66% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 53 20 0
Median salary £54,000 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+44.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+15.47% -1.17%
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
2974 3186 3409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 56.48% 55.54% 56.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2554 2750 2929
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +19 24 £70,000 +141.37%
Gloucestershire - 20 £54,000 - 1
Bristol +17 17 £45,000 -9.09% 5
Wiltshire +2 1 £45,000 +20.00%
Dorset - 1 £25,000 -
Somerset - 1 £60,000 - 2
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 79 (87.78%) Python
2 69 (76.67%) Java
3 66 (73.33%) SQL
4 60 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
5 51 (56.67%) SAS
6 50 (55.56%) C++
7 47 (52.22%) Degree
8 45 (50.00%) Data Analysis
8 45 (50.00%) Machine Learning
9 41 (45.56%) Analytics
9 41 (45.56%) Apache Spark
10 40 (44.44%) Hadoop
10 40 (44.44%) MATLAB
11 39 (43.33%) Scala
11 39 (43.33%) Data Analytics
12 34 (37.78%) Big Data
13 33 (36.67%) Computer Science
14 31 (34.44%) Apache Hive
15 30 (33.33%) MongoDB
15 30 (33.33%) Visualisation
16 29 (32.22%) Data Visualisation
16 29 (32.22%) MapReduce
17 27 (30.00%) NoSQL
18 25 (27.78%) Apache Pig
18 25 (27.78%) JavaScript
18 25 (27.78%) PhD
19 24 (26.67%) C
20 22 (24.44%) C#
20 22 (24.44%) Tableau
21 21 (23.33%) Statistical Modelling

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 51 (56.67%) SAS
2 41 (45.56%) Apache Spark
3 25 (27.78%) Apache Pig
4 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (23.33%) SPSS
2 2 (2.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.22%) MS Office
3 1 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.22%) Network Security
1 2 (2.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (44.44%) Hadoop
2 34 (37.78%) Big Data
3 31 (34.44%) Apache Hive
4 30 (33.33%) MongoDB
5 27 (30.00%) NoSQL
6 21 (23.33%) QlikView
7 20 (22.22%) MySQL
8 16 (17.78%) Data Mining
9 14 (15.56%) Amazon Redshift
9 14 (15.56%) Parquet
10 13 (14.44%) Impala
10 13 (14.44%) Neo4j
11 10 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (6.67%) SQL Server
13 5 (5.56%) Relational Database
14 4 (4.44%) HBase
14 4 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (4.44%) SQLite
15 2 (2.22%) Spotfire
16 1 (1.11%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 15 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 20 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.22%) Advertising
3 2 (2.22%) Games
3 2 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.11%) Electronics
4 1 (1.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (48.89%) Data Scientist
2 37 (41.11%) Developer
3 30 (33.33%) Analyst
4 25 (27.78%) Data Analyst
5 18 (20.00%) Analyst Developer
6 14 (15.56%) Software Developer
7 13 (14.44%) Senior Developer
8 9 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
9 7 (7.78%) Developer Analyst
10 6 (6.67%) Senior Data Scientist
11 5 (5.56%) C Developer
11 5 (5.56%) C# Software Developer
11 5 (5.56%) C/C++ Developer
11 5 (5.56%) C/C++ Software Developer
11 5 (5.56%) C++ Software Developer
11 5 (5.56%) C++/C# Developer
11 5 (5.56%) Developer in Test
11 5 (5.56%) Objective-C Developer
11 5 (5.56%) Python Developer
11 5 (5.56%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.00%) HTML
2 16 (17.78%) CSS
3 15 (16.67%) XML
4 13 (14.44%) JSON
4 13 (14.44%) Spark Streaming
5 8 (8.89%) .NET
6 5 (5.56%) Natural Language Processing
7 3 (3.33%) D3.js
8 2 (2.22%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.22%) EJB
8 2 (2.22%) Java EE
8 2 (2.22%) JDBC
8 2 (2.22%) JSF
8 2 (2.22%) JSP
8 2 (2.22%) ODBC
8 2 (2.22%) SOAP
8 2 (2.22%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 60 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (36.67%) Computer Science
3 30 (33.33%) Visualisation
4 15 (16.67%) Mobile App
5 14 (15.56%) Mathematics
6 8 (8.89%) Artificial Intelligence
6 8 (8.89%) Statistics
7 6 (6.67%) Algorithms
7 6 (6.67%) Cybercrime
7 6 (6.67%) Management Information System
8 5 (5.56%) Physics
9 4 (4.44%) Digital Media
10 2 (2.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (2.22%) iPad
10 2 (2.22%) User Experience
10 2 (2.22%) Verilog
10 2 (2.22%) VHDL
11 1 (1.11%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 45 (50.00%) Machine Learning
2 41 (45.56%) Analytics
3 39 (43.33%) Data Analytics
4 29 (32.22%) Data Visualisation
4 29 (32.22%) MapReduce
5 21 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (23.33%) Statistical Modelling
6 18 (20.00%) Open Source
7 17 (18.89%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (18.89%) OO
8 15 (16.67%) Data Management
8 15 (16.67%) Scrum
9 14 (15.56%) Big Data Analytics
9 14 (15.56%) DevOps
9 14 (15.56%) ETL
10 13 (14.44%) Data Acquisition
10 13 (14.44%) OOP
10 13 (14.44%) RDF
11 10 (11.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 79 (87.78%) Python
2 69 (76.67%) Java
3 66 (73.33%) SQL
4 50 (55.56%) C++
5 40 (44.44%) MATLAB
6 39 (43.33%) Scala
7 25 (27.78%) JavaScript
8 24 (26.67%) C
9 22 (24.44%) C#
10 20 (22.22%) Ruby
11 15 (16.67%) Objective-C
12 5 (5.56%) Perl
13 2 (2.22%) F#
13 2 (2.22%) Lua
14 1 (1.11%) Pascal
14 1 (1.11%) PHP
14 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
14 1 (1.11%) VB
14 1 (1.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 47 (52.22%) Degree
2 25 (27.78%) PhD
3 19 (21.11%) Security Cleared
4 9 (10.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (16.67%) QA
2 2 (2.22%) CRD IV
2 2 (2.22%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.22%) EMIR
2 2 (2.22%) MiFID
Vendors
1 22 (24.44%) Tableau
2 18 (20.00%) Oracle
3 15 (16.67%) Apple
4 13 (14.44%) TIBCO
5 7 (7.78%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.11%) Cloudera
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