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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited R over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 193 208 218
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +10
Permanent jobs citing R 39 9 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.71% 0.18% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.48% 0.37% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 30 6 19
Median salary £42,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £39,000 £37,400
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
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
2636 2448 2796
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.08% 47.64% 48.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2203 2183 2522
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

R
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing R as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 4 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing R within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 December 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
Birmingham +5 17 £45,000 -
Solihull +4 11 £40,000 +73.91%
Warwickshire +9 8 £38,500 -30.00%
Coventry - 1 £50,000 -
Dudley - 1 £29,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £23,500 -
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for R.

1 38 (66.67%) SQL
2 35 (61.40%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (56.14%) Python
4 29 (50.88%) SAS
5 28 (49.12%) Analytics
6 25 (43.86%) Degree
7 22 (38.60%) Business Intelligence
8 19 (33.33%) Machine Learning
9 16 (28.07%) Big Data
10 14 (24.56%) Statistical Modelling
10 14 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (22.81%) Statistics
12 12 (21.05%) Microsoft
12 12 (21.05%) C#
12 12 (21.05%) .NET
12 12 (21.05%) Data Analytics
13 11 (19.30%) AngularJS
13 11 (19.30%) TypeScript
13 11 (19.30%) Docker
13 11 (19.30%) Algorithms
13 11 (19.30%) Angular 2
13 11 (19.30%) ASP.NET
13 11 (19.30%) MVC
13 11 (19.30%) Web Development
13 11 (19.30%) Software Engineering
13 11 (19.30%) Git (software)
13 11 (19.30%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (19.30%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (19.30%) Node.js
14 10 (17.54%) Entity Framework

R
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 29 (50.88%) SAS
2 3 (5.26%) Apache Pig
2 3 (5.26%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 10 (17.54%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.53%) SPSS
3 2 (3.51%) EViews
4 1 (1.75%) MS Office
4 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) Internet
1 1 (1.75%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (28.07%) Big Data
2 8 (14.04%) NoSQL
3 7 (12.28%) Hadoop
4 6 (10.53%) Apache Hive
5 5 (8.77%) Data Mining
6 4 (7.02%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
6 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (5.26%) RDBMS
7 3 (5.26%) Relational Database
7 3 (5.26%) Spatial Data
8 1 (1.75%) QlikView
8 1 (1.75%) SAS EBI
8 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (19.30%) Git (software)
1 11 (19.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (17.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (14.04%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Financial Institution
2 5 (8.77%) Marketing
3 4 (7.02%) Games
4 1 (1.75%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 20 (35.09%) Analyst
2 16 (28.07%) Data Scientist
3 6 (10.53%) .NET Developer
3 6 (10.53%) .NET Software Developer
3 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 6 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (10.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (10.53%) C# Developer
3 6 (10.53%) C# Software Developer
3 6 (10.53%) Data Analyst
3 6 (10.53%) Developer
3 6 (10.53%) Insight Analyst
3 6 (10.53%) Software Developer
4 5 (8.77%) Consultant
4 5 (8.77%) Data Consultant
4 5 (8.77%) Senior Data Scientist
4 5 (8.77%) Software Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Insight Manager
5 4 (7.02%) Marketing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.05%) .NET
2 11 (19.30%) Angular 2
2 11 (19.30%) AngularJS
2 11 (19.30%) ASP.NET
2 11 (19.30%) ASP.NET MVC
2 11 (19.30%) Node.js
3 10 (17.54%) .NET Framework
3 10 (17.54%) Entity Framework
3 10 (17.54%) KnockoutJS
4 9 (15.79%) CSS
4 9 (15.79%) HTML
4 9 (15.79%) jQuery
4 9 (15.79%) LESS
4 9 (15.79%) Sass
4 9 (15.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (5.26%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 35 (61.40%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (22.81%) Statistics
3 11 (19.30%) Algorithms
4 10 (17.54%) Computer Science
5 7 (12.28%) Mathematics
5 7 (12.28%) Physics
6 5 (8.77%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (5.26%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.75%) Applied Mathematics
8 1 (1.75%) Economics
8 1 (1.75%) iSeries
8 1 (1.75%) Replication
8 1 (1.75%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.75%) Linux
1 1 (1.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (49.12%) Analytics
2 22 (38.60%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (33.33%) Machine Learning
4 14 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (24.56%) Statistical Modelling
5 12 (21.05%) Data Analytics
6 11 (19.30%) MVC
6 11 (19.30%) Software Engineering
6 11 (19.30%) Web Development
7 10 (17.54%) Data Analysis
7 10 (17.54%) Dependency Injection
7 10 (17.54%) OOP
7 10 (17.54%) Pair Programming
7 10 (17.54%) Performance Optimisation
7 10 (17.54%) Responsive Web Design
7 10 (17.54%) SOLID
7 10 (17.54%) TDD
8 8 (14.04%) Target Operating Model
9 5 (8.77%) Actionable Insight
9 5 (8.77%) Stochastic Modelling
Programming Languages
1 38 (66.67%) SQL
2 32 (56.14%) Python
3 12 (21.05%) C#
4 11 (19.30%) TypeScript
5 9 (15.79%) JavaScript
6 8 (14.04%) MATLAB
7 7 (12.28%) C++
8 5 (8.77%) Ruby
9 3 (5.26%) C
9 3 (5.26%) Java
10 2 (3.51%) VB
11 1 (1.75%) RPG
Qualifications
1 25 (43.86%) Degree
2 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (14.04%) PhD
4 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.75%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) QA
1 2 (3.51%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (19.30%) Docker
2 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.75%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.75%) vSphere
Vendors
1 12 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.77%) Tableau
3 4 (7.02%) Google
4 2 (3.51%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.75%) Alteryx
5 1 (1.75%) Cisco
5 1 (1.75%) Citrix
5 1 (1.75%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.75%) NetApp
5 1 (1.75%) VMware