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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 202 210 186
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -24
Permanent jobs citing R 16 3 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.056% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.60% 0.11% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 17
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £40,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £40,000 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +18.27%
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
2646 2632 2559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 46.99% 49.05% 46.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2344 2223 2288
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 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +16 6 £42,500 - 2
Warwickshire - 5 - -
Coventry - 1 £37,500 -
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 37 (77.08%) SAS
1 37 (77.08%) Analytics
2 23 (47.92%) QlikView
2 23 (47.92%) SQL
3 22 (45.83%) Visualisation
4 21 (43.75%) Business Intelligence
4 21 (43.75%) SPSS
5 20 (41.67%) Big Data
5 20 (41.67%) Mathematics
6 18 (37.50%) IBM
6 18 (37.50%) Python
7 17 (35.42%) Degree
8 15 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (31.25%) Statistical Analysis
9 14 (29.17%) MATLAB
9 14 (29.17%) Tableau
10 13 (27.08%) Business Analytics
10 13 (27.08%) Pentaho
10 13 (27.08%) Open Source
10 13 (27.08%) Microsoft
10 13 (27.08%) BusinessObjects
10 13 (27.08%) Cognos
10 13 (27.08%) Business Analysis
10 13 (27.08%) Data Analysis
11 12 (25.00%) SQL Server
11 12 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
12 10 (20.83%) Statistics
12 10 (20.83%) Finance
13 8 (16.67%) Marketing

R
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 37 (77.08%) SAS
2 2 (4.17%) Node.js
2 2 (4.17%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 21 (43.75%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (47.92%) QlikView
2 20 (41.67%) Big Data
3 13 (27.08%) BusinessObjects
3 13 (27.08%) Pentaho
4 12 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 8 (16.67%) Hadoop
5 8 (16.67%) Apache Hive
6 7 (14.58%) Base SAS
6 7 (14.58%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 6 (12.50%) MongoDB
8 4 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (8.33%) Relational Database
9 3 (6.25%) NoSQL
10 2 (4.17%) Data Mining
11 1 (2.08%) Text Mining
11 1 (2.08%) Spotfire
11 1 (2.08%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (20.83%) Finance
2 8 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (2.08%) Automotive
3 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (45.83%) Data Scientist
2 14 (29.17%) Consultant
3 9 (18.75%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 6 (12.50%) SAS BI Consultant
4 6 (12.50%) Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Data Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Junior
6 4 (8.33%) AWS Consultant
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Data Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Graduate
8 2 (4.17%) Java Developer
9 1 (2.08%) .NET Developer
9 1 (2.08%) C# Developer
9 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.08%) Junior Developer
9 1 (2.08%) Data Manager
9 1 (2.08%) Senior C# Developer
9 1 (2.08%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) .NET
1 3 (6.25%) AngularJS
2 2 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (4.17%) CSS
2 2 (4.17%) Java SE
2 2 (4.17%) HTML
2 2 (4.17%) HTML5
3 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.08%) XML
3 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.08%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 22 (45.83%) Visualisation
2 20 (41.67%) Mathematics
3 15 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (20.83%) Statistics
5 6 (12.50%) Credit Risk
6 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
7 3 (6.25%) Physics
8 2 (4.17%) Life Science
8 2 (4.17%) Informatics
8 2 (4.17%) Artificial Intelligence
9 1 (2.08%) Economics
9 1 (2.08%) Telematics
9 1 (2.08%) Social Media
9 1 (2.08%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) Windows
1 2 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (77.08%) Analytics
2 21 (43.75%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (31.25%) Statistical Analysis
4 13 (27.08%) Data Analysis
4 13 (27.08%) Business Analysis
4 13 (27.08%) Business Analytics
4 13 (27.08%) Open Source
5 12 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
6 8 (16.67%) Time Series Analysis
7 5 (10.42%) Asset Management
7 5 (10.42%) Project Management
8 4 (8.33%) Data Modelling
8 4 (8.33%) Bayesian Methods
8 4 (8.33%) MapReduce
9 3 (6.25%) Predictive Analytics
9 3 (6.25%) Statistical Modelling
10 2 (4.17%) Data Analytics
10 2 (4.17%) Linear Regression
10 2 (4.17%) Quantitative Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (47.92%) SQL
2 18 (37.50%) Python
3 14 (29.17%) MATLAB
4 3 (6.25%) C#
4 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.17%) Perl
5 2 (4.17%) Java
6 1 (2.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (35.42%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) MiFID
1 1 (2.08%) Solvency II
1 1 (2.08%) EMIR
1 1 (2.08%) CRD IV
Vendors
1 18 (37.50%) IBM
2 14 (29.17%) Tableau
3 13 (27.08%) Cognos
3 13 (27.08%) Microsoft
4 6 (12.50%) Teradata
4 6 (12.50%) Oracle
4 6 (12.50%) Cloudera
5 3 (6.25%) Google
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