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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 180 180 204
Rank change year-on-year
0 +24
Permanent jobs citing R 39 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.73% 0.24% 0.039%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.46% 0.50% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 31 12 2
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £45,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% -7.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £42,500 £30,350
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £42,500 £61,150
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
2673 2390 2461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 50.28% 48.66% 48.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2398 2052 2145
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 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +2 25 £52,500 +23.52%
Birmingham - 9 £33,000 -
Staffordshire - 3 £20,500 -
Coventry - 1 £45,000 - 1
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 30 (62.50%) Big Data
2 27 (56.25%) Statistical Analysis
2 27 (56.25%) SAS
3 25 (52.08%) SQL
3 25 (52.08%) QlikView
4 24 (50.00%) Analytics
5 22 (45.83%) SQL Server
6 21 (43.75%) MATLAB
6 21 (43.75%) Visualisation
7 15 (31.25%) Marketing
7 15 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (29.17%) Mathematics
9 13 (27.08%) Bayesian Methods
9 13 (27.08%) Time Series Analysis
9 13 (27.08%) SPSS
9 13 (27.08%) Finance
10 11 (22.92%) Python
10 11 (22.92%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (22.92%) Credit Risk
10 11 (22.92%) Data Analysis
11 10 (20.83%) Statistics
11 10 (20.83%) Oracle
12 9 (18.75%) Google
12 9 (18.75%) Degree
12 9 (18.75%) Tableau
12 9 (18.75%) Data Visualisation
13 8 (16.67%) Apache Hive
13 8 (16.67%) MongoDB
13 8 (16.67%) Pentaho
13 8 (16.67%) Hadoop

R
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 27 (56.25%) SAS
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (4.17%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.08%) Node.js
Applications
1 13 (27.08%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) VoIP
1 1 (2.08%) DHCP
1 1 (2.08%) DNS
1 1 (2.08%) SAN
1 1 (2.08%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (62.50%) Big Data
2 25 (52.08%) QlikView
3 22 (45.83%) SQL Server
4 8 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (16.67%) Pentaho
4 8 (16.67%) Hadoop
4 8 (16.67%) Apache Hive
4 8 (16.67%) MongoDB
5 6 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (6.25%) NoSQL
6 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
7 2 (4.17%) Data Mining
7 2 (4.17%) Clementine
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.08%) Hudson
1 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (31.25%) Marketing
2 13 (27.08%) Finance
3 5 (10.42%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 34 (70.83%) Data Scientist
2 12 (25.00%) Consultant
3 8 (16.67%) SAS BI Consultant
4 7 (14.58%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 6 (12.50%) Junior
5 6 (12.50%) Analyst
5 6 (12.50%) Data Analyst
6 5 (10.42%) Technical Leader
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Data Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Graduate
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (4.17%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Junior C# Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Junior .NET Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.17%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) .NET
2 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
2 2 (4.17%) SignalR
2 2 (4.17%) XML
3 1 (2.08%) Java SE
3 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.08%) HTML5
3 1 (2.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.08%) CSS
3 1 (2.08%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (43.75%) Visualisation
2 14 (29.17%) Mathematics
3 11 (22.92%) Credit Risk
3 11 (22.92%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (20.83%) Statistics
5 8 (16.67%) Open Source
6 5 (10.42%) Computer Science
7 3 (6.25%) Artificial Intelligence
8 2 (4.17%) Physics
9 1 (2.08%) Informatics
9 1 (2.08%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (2.08%) Linux
2 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (56.25%) Statistical Analysis
2 24 (50.00%) Analytics
3 15 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (27.08%) Bayesian Methods
4 13 (27.08%) Time Series Analysis
5 11 (22.92%) Data Analysis
6 9 (18.75%) Data Visualisation
7 8 (16.67%) Statistical Modelling
7 8 (16.67%) Business Analysis
7 8 (16.67%) Business Analytics
7 8 (16.67%) Data Modelling
7 8 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (12.50%) Predictive Analytics
8 6 (12.50%) MapReduce
9 2 (4.17%) Big Data Analytics
9 2 (4.17%) Data Analytics
9 2 (4.17%) Campaign Analysis
9 2 (4.17%) Quantitative Analysis
9 2 (4.17%) Use Case
9 2 (4.17%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (52.08%) SQL
2 21 (43.75%) MATLAB
3 11 (22.92%) Python
4 3 (6.25%) C#
4 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.08%) Perl
5 1 (2.08%) C++
5 1 (2.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) Oracle
2 9 (18.75%) Google
2 9 (18.75%) Tableau
3 8 (16.67%) Cloudera
3 8 (16.67%) Teradata
3 8 (16.67%) Business Objects
3 8 (16.67%) Cognos
3 8 (16.67%) IBM
3 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.08%) HP
4 1 (2.08%) CA
4 1 (2.08%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (2.08%) Omniture
4 1 (2.08%) Jaspersoft
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