The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 205 202 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing R 1 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.019% 0.13% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.038% 0.27% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 0
Average salary - £57,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.64%
Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2605 2636 2611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.94% 47.63% 53.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2245 2330 2305
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
R
England

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
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 23 July 2014. 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 - -
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 13 (92.86%) Analytics
1 13 (92.86%) Statistics
2 12 (85.71%) Hadoop
2 12 (85.71%) NoSQL
2 12 (85.71%) Machine Learning
2 12 (85.71%) Big Data
2 12 (85.71%) Data Analytics
2 12 (85.71%) Data Analysis
2 12 (85.71%) MySQL
2 12 (85.71%) Python
2 12 (85.71%) MATLAB
2 12 (85.71%) Games
3 2 (14.29%) Degree
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
4 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
4 1 (7.14%) SAS
4 1 (7.14%) SPSS
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Finance
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (7.14%) Direct Marketing
4 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Propensity Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Payables

R
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 1 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (85.71%) MySQL
1 12 (85.71%) Hadoop
1 12 (85.71%) NoSQL
1 12 (85.71%) Big Data
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
General
1 12 (85.71%) Games
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Data Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Data Scientist
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) CRM Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 13 (92.86%) Statistics
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Analytics
2 12 (85.71%) Machine Learning
2 12 (85.71%) Data Analytics
2 12 (85.71%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Direct Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) CRM
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Propensity Modelling
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) Python
1 12 (85.71%) MATLAB
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle