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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
R
Rank 219 216 226
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Permanent jobs citing R 15 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.26% 0.26% 0.073%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.59% 0.57% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 3
Median salary £37,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £39,000 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £59,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.75%
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
2528 2653 2687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 44.18% 46.61% 49.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2114 2349 2278
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -16 7 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Warwickshire +10 3 £45,000 - 1
Staffordshire - 3 £37,500 -
West Bromwich - 1 £32,500 -
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 29 (80.56%) SQL
2 28 (77.78%) Analytics
3 21 (58.33%) Statistics
4 19 (52.78%) Data Analysis
5 18 (50.00%) Predictive Modelling
6 17 (47.22%) SAS
7 16 (44.44%) Hadoop
8 15 (41.67%) Machine Learning
8 15 (41.67%) Statistical Modelling
8 15 (41.67%) Algorithms
9 14 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (38.89%) Big Data
9 14 (38.89%) Python
10 13 (36.11%) Marketing
10 13 (36.11%) Apache Cassandra
10 13 (36.11%) Apache Spark
11 11 (30.56%) Sentiment Analysis
11 11 (30.56%) Bayesian Methods
11 11 (30.56%) Time Series Analysis
11 11 (30.56%) Smart Meter
11 11 (30.56%) Scala
11 11 (30.56%) Apache
11 11 (30.56%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (22.22%) Finance
13 7 (19.44%) C++
13 7 (19.44%) Degree
14 5 (13.89%) Spotfire
14 5 (13.89%) QlikView
14 5 (13.89%) Financial Institution
14 5 (13.89%) Mentoring

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 17 (47.22%) SAS
2 13 (36.11%) Apache Spark
3 11 (30.56%) Apache
4 1 (2.78%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 3 (8.33%) MS Office
2 2 (5.56%) EViews
2 2 (5.56%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Internet
1 2 (5.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (44.44%) Hadoop
2 14 (38.89%) Big Data
3 13 (36.11%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (13.89%) QlikView
4 5 (13.89%) Spotfire
5 3 (8.33%) Data Mining
5 3 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.78%) Apache Hive
7 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
7 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 13 (36.11%) Marketing
2 8 (22.22%) Finance
3 5 (13.89%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) Data Scientist
2 13 (36.11%) Analyst
2 13 (36.11%) Senior Data Scientist
3 5 (13.89%) Consultant
3 5 (13.89%) Data Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Insight Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Change Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Developer
6 2 (5.56%) SAS Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) SAS Insight Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Data Modeller
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Data Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Senior SAS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) CSS
1 2 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (58.33%) Statistics
2 15 (41.67%) Algorithms
3 14 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (30.56%) Smart Meter
5 5 (13.89%) Visualisation
6 4 (11.11%) Mathematics
7 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
7 2 (5.56%) Digital Media
7 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
7 2 (5.56%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (5.56%) Physics
7 2 (5.56%) Social Media
8 1 (2.78%) Applied Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (77.78%) Analytics
2 19 (52.78%) Data Analysis
3 18 (50.00%) Predictive Modelling
4 15 (41.67%) Machine Learning
4 15 (41.67%) Statistical Modelling
5 11 (30.56%) Bayesian Methods
5 11 (30.56%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (30.56%) Sentiment Analysis
5 11 (30.56%) Time Series Analysis
6 5 (13.89%) Data Visualisation
6 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
7 4 (11.11%) Actionable Insight
8 3 (8.33%) Linear Regression
8 3 (8.33%) Operations Research
9 2 (5.56%) Change Management
9 2 (5.56%) Data Management
9 2 (5.56%) Predictive Analytics
9 2 (5.56%) Use Case
9 2 (5.56%) Web Design
9 2 (5.56%) Yield Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (80.56%) SQL
2 14 (38.89%) Python
3 11 (30.56%) Scala
4 7 (19.44%) C++
5 4 (11.11%) MATLAB
6 2 (5.56%) C
6 2 (5.56%) Java
6 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Degree
2 4 (11.11%) PhD
3 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) QA
2 2 (5.56%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Tableau
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.56%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (5.56%) TIBCO
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + an excellent benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Benefits
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