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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
R
Rank 198 195 198
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs citing R 7 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.14% 0.045% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.30% 0.088% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 6
Average salary £52,500 £37,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.89% +1.36%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
2359 2268 2546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.88% 51.28% 53.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2131 1952 2254
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 29 January 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 29 January 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 - 4 £57,500 - 1
Warwickshire -7 2 £52,500 +38.15% 1
Staffordshire - 1 £27,500 -
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 16 (57.14%) Big Data
2 15 (53.57%) Statistical Analysis
3 13 (46.43%) Marketing
4 11 (39.29%) SQL
4 11 (39.29%) Statistical Modelling
5 10 (35.71%) Analytics
6 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 8 (28.57%) Visualisation
6 8 (28.57%) QlikView
7 7 (25.00%) Mathematics
7 7 (25.00%) Credit Risk
7 7 (25.00%) Bayesian Methods
7 7 (25.00%) Time Series Analysis
7 7 (25.00%) Statistics
8 6 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (21.43%) Data Analysis
8 6 (21.43%) Data Modelling
8 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (21.43%) Predictive Analytics
8 6 (21.43%) Data Visualisation
9 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (17.86%) vSphere
9 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
9 5 (17.86%) HP
9 5 (17.86%) SPSS
9 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (17.86%) Firewall
9 5 (17.86%) Data Mining
9 5 (17.86%) VoIP
9 5 (17.86%) Windows

R
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle Coherence
2 4 (14.29%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) Firewall
1 5 (17.86%) VoIP
2 4 (14.29%) WLAN
2 4 (14.29%) WAN
2 4 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (3.57%) SAN
3 1 (3.57%) DHCP
3 1 (3.57%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (57.14%) Big Data
2 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (28.57%) QlikView
3 6 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (17.86%) Data Mining
5 4 (14.29%) Clementine
6 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.57%) STATISTICA
General
1 13 (46.43%) Marketing
2 4 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (7.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Data Scientist
2 9 (32.14%) Analyst
3 8 (28.57%) Consultant
4 7 (25.00%) Data Analyst
5 6 (21.43%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (14.29%) Data Modeller
7 3 (10.71%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (10.71%) Network Administrator
8 2 (7.14%) Data Consultant
8 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (7.14%) Technical Manager
8 2 (7.14%) Data Analytics Consultant
8 2 (7.14%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
9 1 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (3.57%) Junior C# .NET Developer
9 1 (3.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (3.57%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (3.57%) Marketing Analyst
9 1 (3.57%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) SignalR
1 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.57%) XML
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Visualisation
2 7 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 7 (25.00%) Credit Risk
2 7 (25.00%) Statistics
3 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Statistical Analysis
2 11 (39.29%) Statistical Modelling
3 10 (35.71%) Analytics
4 7 (25.00%) Bayesian Methods
4 7 (25.00%) Time Series Analysis
5 6 (21.43%) Data Analysis
5 6 (21.43%) Data Modelling
5 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (21.43%) Predictive Analytics
5 6 (21.43%) Data Visualisation
6 4 (14.29%) Quantitative Analysis
6 4 (14.29%) Campaign Analysis
7 2 (7.14%) Asset Management
7 2 (7.14%) Data Analytics
7 2 (7.14%) Use Case
7 2 (7.14%) Big Data Analytics
8 1 (3.57%) Propensity Modelling
8 1 (3.57%) Direct Marketing
8 1 (3.57%) Migration
8 1 (3.57%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) MATLAB
2 1 (3.57%) VBA
2 1 (3.57%) C#
2 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) vSphere
1 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) HP
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle
2 4 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (3.57%) CA
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