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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 227 229 211
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -18
Permanent jobs citing R 15 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.25% 0.098% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.45% 0.17% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 1
Average salary £37,500 £30,250 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.96% -49.58%
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £42,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+9.41% -8.60%
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
3366 3479 3059
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 57.15% 57.03% 58.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2895 2982 2763
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 7 £37,500 +15.38% 6
Devon -10 5 £29,000 -55.38%
Wiltshire -11 3 £37,500 +33.92%
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 23 (74.19%) Python
2 16 (51.61%) Degree
2 16 (51.61%) Visualisation
3 14 (45.16%) SQL
4 12 (38.71%) Statistics
4 12 (38.71%) Mathematics
5 11 (35.48%) Big Data
5 11 (35.48%) Analytics
5 11 (35.48%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (32.26%) Algorithms
6 10 (32.26%) SPSS
6 10 (32.26%) MATLAB
6 10 (32.26%) .NET
6 10 (32.26%) SAS
7 9 (29.03%) C#
8 7 (22.58%) Computer Science
8 7 (22.58%) C++
8 7 (22.58%) Java
8 7 (22.58%) Visual Studio
8 7 (22.58%) Data Mining
9 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
9 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
9 6 (19.35%) Data Analysis
9 6 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (16.13%) Big Data Analytics
10 5 (16.13%) Apache Pig
10 5 (16.13%) Sqoop
10 5 (16.13%) SciPy
10 5 (16.13%) NumPy
10 5 (16.13%) Apache Hive

R
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 10 (32.26%) SAS
2 5 (16.13%) Apache Pig
2 5 (16.13%) Apache Spark
3 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (3.23%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 10 (32.26%) SPSS
2 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
3 4 (12.90%) MS Office
3 4 (12.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) Big Data
2 7 (22.58%) Data Mining
3 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
3 5 (16.13%) Apache Hive
3 5 (16.13%) MongoDB
3 5 (16.13%) NoSQL
3 5 (16.13%) Sqoop
4 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.45%) MS Access
4 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.45%) Clementine
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (9.68%) Marketing
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Analyst
1 14 (45.16%) Data Analyst
2 9 (29.03%) Data Scientist
3 5 (16.13%) Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Software Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Digital Architect
5 2 (6.45%) SPSS Data Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Statistical Data Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Data Modeller
5 2 (6.45%) Statistical Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Data Programmer
6 1 (3.23%) Software Programmer
6 1 (3.23%) Graduate
6 1 (3.23%) DBA
6 1 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) .NET
2 5 (16.13%) SciPy
2 5 (16.13%) NumPy
3 4 (12.90%) CSS
3 4 (12.90%) HTML
4 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
5 2 (6.45%) CSS3
5 2 (6.45%) XML
5 2 (6.45%) XHTML
5 2 (6.45%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (6.45%) jQuery
5 2 (6.45%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 16 (51.61%) Visualisation
2 12 (38.71%) Statistics
2 12 (38.71%) Mathematics
3 11 (35.48%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (32.26%) Algorithms
5 7 (22.58%) Computer Science
6 4 (12.90%) Data Structures
7 1 (3.23%) GIS
7 1 (3.23%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Analytics
2 6 (19.35%) Data Analysis
3 5 (16.13%) Big Data Analytics
3 5 (16.13%) MVC
3 5 (16.13%) SDLC
4 4 (12.90%) Campaign Analysis
4 4 (12.90%) Predictive Modelling
5 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
5 3 (9.68%) Asset Management
5 3 (9.68%) CRM
6 2 (6.45%) ERP
6 2 (6.45%) B2B
6 2 (6.45%) B2C
6 2 (6.45%) Migration
6 2 (6.45%) Statistical Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) Quantitative Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) Statistical Modelling
7 1 (3.23%) Data Analytics
7 1 (3.23%) Machine Learning
7 1 (3.23%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (74.19%) Python
2 14 (45.16%) SQL
3 10 (32.26%) MATLAB
4 9 (29.03%) C#
5 7 (22.58%) C++
5 7 (22.58%) Java
6 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.45%) PHP
7 2 (6.45%) Ruby
7 2 (6.45%) VBA
8 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (51.61%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) Postgraduate
3 1 (3.23%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) Sage
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) Alteryx
3 1 (3.23%) ESRI
Bristol, Avon
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, with excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, with excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Intonera Consulting Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum +BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Intonera Consulting Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum +BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Intonera Consulting Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Intonera Consulting Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago