The table below looks at the statistics for R skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited R over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 187 190 186
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs citing R 21 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.41% 0.024% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.84% 0.050% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 19 1 8
Average salary £52,500 £36,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.83% -1.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £36,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £36,000 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +30.13%
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 West Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2492 2012 2350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.77% 48.93% 49.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2210 1706 2053
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

R
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing R across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

R Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

R
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing R across the West Midlands region.

R Salary Trend in the West Midlands

R
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing R across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

R Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

R
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing R within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Warwickshire - 13 £52,500 -
Birmingham - 6 £57,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 £20,500 -
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 28 (63.64%) Statistical Analysis
2 26 (59.09%) Big Data
3 22 (50.00%) SQL
4 20 (45.45%) QlikView
5 19 (43.18%) Marketing
6 18 (40.91%) Visualisation
6 18 (40.91%) Analytics
7 16 (36.36%) Bayesian Methods
7 16 (36.36%) Time Series Analysis
7 16 (36.36%) SAS
8 15 (34.09%) SQL Server
9 14 (31.82%) Statistical Modelling
10 13 (29.55%) MATLAB
11 12 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (27.27%) Credit Risk
11 12 (27.27%) Mathematics
11 12 (27.27%) Statistics
12 10 (22.73%) Finance
12 10 (22.73%) Data Analysis
13 9 (20.45%) Predictive Analytics
13 9 (20.45%) Data Visualisation
14 8 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (18.18%) SPSS
14 8 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (18.18%) Data Modelling
15 7 (15.91%) Oracle
16 6 (13.64%) Google
17 5 (11.36%) Data Mining
18 4 (9.09%) MS Exchange
18 4 (9.09%) Windows

R
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 16 (36.36%) SAS
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle Coherence
2 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (18.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) VoIP
1 4 (9.09%) Firewall
2 3 (6.82%) LAN
2 3 (6.82%) WLAN
2 3 (6.82%) WAN
3 1 (2.27%) DHCP
3 1 (2.27%) DNS
3 1 (2.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (59.09%) Big Data
2 20 (45.45%) QlikView
3 15 (34.09%) SQL Server
4 8 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (11.36%) Data Mining
6 4 (9.09%) Clementine
7 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
7 2 (4.55%) Pentaho
7 2 (4.55%) Hadoop
7 2 (4.55%) Apache Hive
7 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
7 2 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
8 1 (2.27%) STATISTICA
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Hudson
General
1 19 (43.18%) Marketing
2 10 (22.73%) Finance
3 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.55%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 30 (68.18%) Data Scientist
2 10 (22.73%) Analyst
2 10 (22.73%) Consultant
3 8 (18.18%) Data Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) Data Modeller
5 4 (9.09%) Technical Leader
6 3 (6.82%) Network Administrator
6 3 (6.82%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Data Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Data Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) SAS BI Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Data Analytics Consultant
8 1 (2.27%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.27%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (2.27%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Junior C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Marketing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) .NET
1 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.27%) XML
1 1 (2.27%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 18 (40.91%) Visualisation
2 12 (27.27%) Statistics
2 12 (27.27%) Mathematics
2 12 (27.27%) Credit Risk
3 8 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.55%) Open Source
5 1 (2.27%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Windows
1 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (63.64%) Statistical Analysis
2 18 (40.91%) Analytics
3 16 (36.36%) Bayesian Methods
3 16 (36.36%) Time Series Analysis
4 14 (31.82%) Statistical Modelling
5 12 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (22.73%) Data Analysis
7 9 (20.45%) Predictive Analytics
7 9 (20.45%) Data Visualisation
8 8 (18.18%) Data Modelling
9 4 (9.09%) Quantitative Analysis
9 4 (9.09%) Campaign Analysis
10 2 (4.55%) Data Analytics
10 2 (4.55%) Business Analytics
10 2 (4.55%) Use Case
10 2 (4.55%) MapReduce
10 2 (4.55%) Big Data Analytics
10 2 (4.55%) Business Analysis
10 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (4.55%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (50.00%) SQL
2 13 (29.55%) MATLAB
3 2 (4.55%) Python
4 1 (2.27%) VBA
4 1 (2.27%) C#
4 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 4 (9.09%) vSphere
2 3 (6.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Oracle
2 6 (13.64%) Google
3 4 (9.09%) HP
4 3 (6.82%) VMware
4 3 (6.82%) Tableau
5 2 (4.55%) Cloudera
5 2 (4.55%) Teradata
5 2 (4.55%) Business Objects
5 2 (4.55%) Cognos
5 2 (4.55%) IBM
5 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.27%) Omniture
6 1 (2.27%) CA
6 1 (2.27%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (2.27%) Jaspersoft