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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
R
Rank 209 173 206
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +33
Permanent jobs citing R 11 30 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.56% 0.020%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.40% 1.18% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 11 29 0
Average salary £52,500 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +24.00%
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
2742 2539 2565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.25% 47.28% 52.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2351 2248 2238
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 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
Warwickshire +4 6 £55,000 -15.38% 1
Staffordshire - 3 £40,000 - 1
Birmingham -10 1 £38,500 -3.75%
Walsall - 1 £40,000 -
R
England

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 10 (62.50%) Analytics
2 9 (56.25%) Big Data
2 9 (56.25%) Statistics
3 7 (43.75%) Bayesian Methods
4 6 (37.50%) Marketing
4 6 (37.50%) Data Analysis
4 6 (37.50%) Statistical Analysis
5 5 (31.25%) SQL
6 4 (25.00%) MySQL
6 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (25.00%) HP
6 4 (25.00%) LAN
6 4 (25.00%) VoIP
6 4 (25.00%) WLAN
6 4 (25.00%) WAN
6 4 (25.00%) Windows
6 4 (25.00%) Python
6 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (25.00%) MATLAB
6 4 (25.00%) Firewall
6 4 (25.00%) Games
6 4 (25.00%) VMware
6 4 (25.00%) NoSQL
6 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (25.00%) Machine Learning
6 4 (25.00%) Data Analytics
6 4 (25.00%) QlikView
6 4 (25.00%) Credit Risk
6 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V

R
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (12.50%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) LAN
1 4 (25.00%) VoIP
1 4 (25.00%) WLAN
1 4 (25.00%) WAN
1 4 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) Big Data
2 4 (25.00%) MySQL
2 4 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (25.00%) QlikView
2 4 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
4 2 (12.50%) Data Mining
4 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
General
1 6 (37.50%) Marketing
2 4 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Data Scientist
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Data Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) CRM Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Marketing Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Network Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Statistics
2 4 (25.00%) Credit Risk
2 4 (25.00%) Visualisation
3 3 (18.75%) Mathematics
4 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
1 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Analytics
2 7 (43.75%) Bayesian Methods
3 6 (37.50%) Data Analysis
3 6 (37.50%) Statistical Analysis
4 4 (25.00%) Machine Learning
4 4 (25.00%) Data Analytics
5 3 (18.75%) Predictive Analytics
5 3 (18.75%) Data Visualisation
5 3 (18.75%) Statistical Modelling
5 3 (18.75%) Time Series Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 2 (12.50%) CRM
6 2 (12.50%) Propensity Modelling
6 2 (12.50%) Direct Marketing
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) Python
2 4 (25.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (25.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) HP
1 4 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
Warwickshire
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago