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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 203 213 206
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Permanent jobs citing R 22 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.38% 0.037% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.79% 0.076% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 8
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,900 £40,000 £53,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £40,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,750 £52,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-9.04% +12.90%
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
2768 2626 2638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.27% 48.63% 47.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2450 2264 2338
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,175 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £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 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 31 July 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 31 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
Birmingham +1 9 £45,000 - 2
Warwickshire - 7 £55,000 -
Coventry - 2 £46,250 -
Staffordshire - 1 £21,500 -
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 47 (74.60%) SAS
2 43 (68.25%) Analytics
3 35 (55.56%) QlikView
4 33 (52.38%) SQL
5 32 (50.79%) Visualisation
6 29 (46.03%) Big Data
7 27 (42.86%) Statistical Analysis
8 26 (41.27%) Business Intelligence
9 25 (39.68%) MATLAB
10 24 (38.10%) SPSS
11 23 (36.51%) Mathematics
12 20 (31.75%) IBM
13 19 (30.16%) SQL Server
13 19 (30.16%) Python
14 18 (28.57%) Degree
14 18 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
15 17 (26.98%) Tableau
16 16 (25.40%) Time Series Analysis
16 16 (25.40%) Stakeholder Management
17 15 (23.81%) Finance
17 15 (23.81%) Data Analysis
17 15 (23.81%) Business Analysis
17 15 (23.81%) Microsoft
17 15 (23.81%) BusinessObjects
17 15 (23.81%) Cognos
17 15 (23.81%) Business Analytics
17 15 (23.81%) Data Visualisation
17 15 (23.81%) Pentaho
17 15 (23.81%) Open Source
18 14 (22.22%) Statistics

R
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 47 (74.60%) SAS
2 2 (3.17%) Node.js
2 2 (3.17%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 24 (38.10%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.59%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (55.56%) QlikView
2 29 (46.03%) Big Data
3 19 (30.16%) SQL Server
4 15 (23.81%) BusinessObjects
4 15 (23.81%) Pentaho
5 10 (15.87%) Hadoop
5 10 (15.87%) Apache Hive
6 8 (12.70%) MongoDB
7 7 (11.11%) Base SAS
7 7 (11.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 6 (9.52%) Relational Database
8 6 (9.52%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (4.76%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.59%) Mahout
10 1 (1.59%) Data Mining
10 1 (1.59%) Text Mining
10 1 (1.59%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.59%) Hudson
General
1 15 (23.81%) Finance
2 14 (22.22%) Marketing
3 5 (7.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.59%) Automotive
4 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (57.14%) Data Scientist
2 15 (23.81%) Consultant
3 10 (15.87%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 8 (12.70%) SAS BI Consultant
5 7 (11.11%) Analyst
5 7 (11.11%) Data Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) Junior
6 5 (7.94%) Technical Leader
7 4 (6.35%) AWS Consultant
7 4 (6.35%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Senior Data Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Graduate
9 2 (3.17%) Java Developer
10 1 (1.59%) .NET Developer
10 1 (1.59%) C# Developer
10 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (1.59%) Junior Developer
10 1 (1.59%) Data Manager
10 1 (1.59%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) .NET
1 3 (4.76%) AngularJS
2 2 (3.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (3.17%) CSS
2 2 (3.17%) Java SE
2 2 (3.17%) HTML
2 2 (3.17%) HTML5
3 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.59%) XML
3 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.59%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 32 (50.79%) Visualisation
2 23 (36.51%) Mathematics
3 18 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (22.22%) Statistics
5 10 (15.87%) Credit Risk
6 5 (7.94%) Computer Science
7 3 (4.76%) Physics
7 3 (4.76%) Artificial Intelligence
8 2 (3.17%) Informatics
8 2 (3.17%) Life Science
9 1 (1.59%) Telematics
9 1 (1.59%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.59%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.17%) Windows
1 2 (3.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (68.25%) Analytics
2 27 (42.86%) Statistical Analysis
3 26 (41.27%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (25.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (25.40%) Time Series Analysis
5 15 (23.81%) Open Source
5 15 (23.81%) Data Visualisation
5 15 (23.81%) Business Analysis
5 15 (23.81%) Business Analytics
5 15 (23.81%) Data Analysis
6 13 (20.63%) Bayesian Methods
7 6 (9.52%) MapReduce
7 6 (9.52%) Data Modelling
8 5 (7.94%) Asset Management
8 5 (7.94%) Project Management
8 5 (7.94%) Statistical Modelling
8 5 (7.94%) Predictive Analytics
9 2 (3.17%) Data Analytics
9 2 (3.17%) Linear Regression
9 2 (3.17%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 33 (52.38%) SQL
2 25 (39.68%) MATLAB
3 19 (30.16%) Python
4 3 (4.76%) C#
4 3 (4.76%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.17%) Perl
5 2 (3.17%) Java
6 1 (1.59%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) MiFID
1 1 (1.59%) Solvency II
1 1 (1.59%) EMIR
1 1 (1.59%) CRD IV
Vendors
1 20 (31.75%) IBM
2 17 (26.98%) Tableau
3 15 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 15 (23.81%) Cognos
4 9 (14.29%) Google
5 8 (12.70%) Oracle
5 8 (12.70%) Cloudera
5 8 (12.70%) Teradata
6 1 (1.59%) Omniture
6 1 (1.59%) Jaspersoft
6 1 (1.59%) MicroStrategy
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