Period
to 31 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for R skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited R over the 6 months to 31 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
31 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 148 88 133
Rank change year-on-year -60 +45 +43
Permanent jobs citing R 17 10 31
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.60% 0.81% 1.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.17% 1.58% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 15 10 18
10th Percentile £45,000 £34,525 £20,188
25th Percentile £48,125 £36,875 £23,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £51,250 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.44% +13.89% -14.29%
75th Percentile £53,750 £64,375 £74,375
90th Percentile £62,650 £65,750 £84,375
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +37.50% -15.79%

R is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,458 632 1,109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 51.81% 51.09% 38.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1,288 567 963
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £39,125 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% +2.27%
75th Percentile £70,000 £61,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £80,500 £67,500 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

R
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing R as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for R in Birmingham

R
Salary Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing R in Birmingham.

Salary trend for R in Birmingham

R
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Salary distribution for jobs citing R in Birmingham over the 6 months to 31 July 2021.

Salary histogram for R in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2021, IT jobs citing R also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for R.

1 17 (100.00%) Python
2 13 (76.47%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (76.47%) Analytics
2 13 (76.47%) Data Science
3 12 (70.59%) SQL
4 11 (64.71%) Data Quality
4 11 (64.71%) Power BI
4 11 (64.71%) Power Platform
5 10 (58.82%) Data Analytics
6 9 (52.94%) Data Mining
7 8 (47.06%) MS Visio
7 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
7 8 (47.06%) Statistical Modelling
7 8 (47.06%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 8 (47.06%) PowerApps
8 7 (41.18%) Power Automate
8 7 (41.18%) Pandas
8 7 (41.18%) People Management
8 7 (41.18%) Open Source
8 7 (41.18%) Project Management
8 7 (41.18%) Finance
8 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Excel
8 7 (41.18%) T-SQL
8 7 (41.18%) VBA
9 5 (29.41%) Statistics
9 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
10 4 (23.53%) Social Skills
10 4 (23.53%) Machine Learning
10 4 (23.53%) .NET

R
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Applications
1 8 (47.06%) MS Visio
2 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (64.71%) Power Platform
2 8 (47.06%) PowerApps
3 7 (41.18%) Power Automate
4 2 (11.76%) AWS
4 2 (11.76%) Azure
5 1 (5.88%) Azure Machine Learning
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) Power BI
2 9 (52.94%) Data Mining
3 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
4 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
4 2 (11.76%) Tableau
5 1 (5.88%) Amazon QuickSight
5 1 (5.88%) Big Data
5 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (5.88%) QlikView
5 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) JUnit
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (23.53%) Social Skills
4 3 (17.65%) Publishing
5 1 (5.88%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analytics Manager
2 7 (41.18%) Data Analytics Manager
2 7 (41.18%) Data Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Data Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Data Scientist
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Salesforce Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Data Scientist
4 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) Pandas
2 4 (23.53%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) D3.js
3 1 (5.88%) MDX
3 1 (5.88%) MLlib
3 1 (5.88%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Analytics
1 13 (76.47%) Business Intelligence
1 13 (76.47%) Data Science
2 10 (58.82%) Data Analytics
3 8 (47.06%) Statistical Modelling
4 7 (41.18%) Open Source
4 7 (41.18%) People Management
4 7 (41.18%) Project Management
5 5 (29.41%) Statistics
6 4 (23.53%) Machine Learning
6 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
7 3 (17.65%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
7 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
7 3 (17.65%) ETL
7 3 (17.65%) Visualisation
8 2 (11.76%) CRM
8 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
8 2 (11.76%) OO
8 2 (11.76%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) Python
2 12 (70.59%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 7 (41.18%) T-SQL
4 7 (41.18%) VBA
5 4 (23.53%) C#
5 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
6 3 (17.65%) Java
7 2 (11.76%) Apple Swift
7 2 (11.76%) C++
7 2 (11.76%) Dart
7 2 (11.76%) MATLAB
7 2 (11.76%) Objective-C
7 2 (11.76%) Pascal
7 2 (11.76%) Perl
7 2 (11.76%) PHP
7 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
7 2 (11.76%) Ruby
7 2 (11.76%) Scala
7 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (64.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Salesforce.com