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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 212 225 207
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -18
Permanent jobs citing R 24 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.41% 0.017% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.75% 0.030% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 22 1 3
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -43.47%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
3215 3311 3229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 55.43% 56.44% 61.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2766 2851 2893
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +6 11 £49,500 +52.30% 1
Devon - 8 £29,000 -
Wiltshire - 3 £37,500 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £29,500 -
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (69.70%) Python
2 16 (48.48%) Degree
2 16 (48.48%) Visualisation
3 14 (42.42%) SQL
4 12 (36.36%) SPSS
4 12 (36.36%) Statistics
4 12 (36.36%) Mathematics
5 11 (33.33%) Big Data
5 11 (33.33%) Analytics
5 11 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (30.30%) Algorithms
6 10 (30.30%) MATLAB
6 10 (30.30%) .NET
6 10 (30.30%) SAS
7 9 (27.27%) Data Mining
7 9 (27.27%) C#
8 7 (21.21%) Computer Science
8 7 (21.21%) C++
8 7 (21.21%) Java
8 7 (21.21%) Visual Studio
9 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
9 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
9 6 (18.18%) Data Analysis
9 6 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (18.18%) Campaign Analysis
10 5 (15.15%) Apache Flume
10 5 (15.15%) Apache Spark
10 5 (15.15%) Big Data Analytics
10 5 (15.15%) Apache Pig
10 5 (15.15%) Sqoop

R
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (30.30%) SAS
2 5 (15.15%) Apache Spark
2 5 (15.15%) Apache Pig
3 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
3 4 (12.12%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (3.03%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 12 (36.36%) SPSS
2 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 4 (12.12%) MS Office
3 4 (12.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) Big Data
2 9 (27.27%) Data Mining
3 5 (15.15%) Sqoop
3 5 (15.15%) Apache Hive
3 5 (15.15%) MongoDB
3 5 (15.15%) NoSQL
3 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
4 4 (12.12%) Clementine
5 2 (6.06%) MS Access
5 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
6 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (15.15%) Marketing
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Analyst
1 16 (48.48%) Data Analyst
2 9 (27.27%) Data Scientist
3 5 (15.15%) Architect
4 4 (12.12%) Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Software Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Data Modeller
4 4 (12.12%) Digital Architect
4 4 (12.12%) SPSS Data Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Statistical Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Statistical Data Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Software Programmer
6 1 (3.03%) DBA
6 1 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (3.03%) Programmer
6 1 (3.03%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) .NET
2 5 (15.15%) SciPy
2 5 (15.15%) NumPy
3 4 (12.12%) CSS
3 4 (12.12%) HTML
4 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 2 (6.06%) XML
5 2 (6.06%) XHTML
5 2 (6.06%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (6.06%) HTML5
5 2 (6.06%) CSS3
5 2 (6.06%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (48.48%) Visualisation
2 12 (36.36%) Statistics
2 12 (36.36%) Mathematics
3 11 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (30.30%) Algorithms
5 7 (21.21%) Computer Science
6 4 (12.12%) Data Structures
7 1 (3.03%) GIS
7 1 (3.03%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Analytics
2 6 (18.18%) Data Analysis
2 6 (18.18%) Campaign Analysis
3 5 (15.15%) Big Data Analytics
3 5 (15.15%) MVC
4 4 (12.12%) Quantitative Analysis
4 4 (12.12%) Statistical Modelling
4 4 (12.12%) Predictive Modelling
5 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 3 (9.09%) Asset Management
5 3 (9.09%) CRM
6 2 (6.06%) ERP
6 2 (6.06%) B2B
6 2 (6.06%) B2C
6 2 (6.06%) Statistical Analysis
6 2 (6.06%) Migration
7 1 (3.03%) Time Management
7 1 (3.03%) Machine Learning
7 1 (3.03%) Data Analytics
7 1 (3.03%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (69.70%) Python
2 14 (42.42%) SQL
3 10 (30.30%) MATLAB
4 9 (27.27%) C#
5 7 (21.21%) C++
5 7 (21.21%) Java
6 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.06%) VBA
7 2 (6.06%) PHP
7 2 (6.06%) Ruby
8 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (48.48%) Degree
2 4 (12.12%) Postgraduate
3 1 (3.03%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) Sage
3 2 (6.06%) Alteryx
4 1 (3.03%) ESRI
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, with excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35k-£60k+attractive benefits+extensive career progression
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Vitality
Salary: Highly Competitive plus benefits and bonus potential
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago