Period
to 9 December 2018

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 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 178 193
Rank change year-on-year +15 +15 -3
Permanent jobs citing R 22 23 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.62% 0.61% 0.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.53% 1.27% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 21 23 22
Birmingham median annual salary £49,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.75% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £36,250 £27,650 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £82,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -22.73%

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 1,441 1,808 1,881
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 40.68% 47.73% 40.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,198 1,559 1,582
Birmingham median annual salary £43,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +1.32%

R
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for R in Birmingham

R
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing R in Birmingham.

Salary trend for R in Birmingham

R
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing R in Birmingham over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Salary histogram for R in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, 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 18 (81.82%) Python
2 11 (50.00%) Analytics
3 8 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 7 (31.82%) Data Analysis
5 6 (27.27%) Google
5 6 (27.27%) Finance
5 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
5 6 (27.27%) Machine Learning
6 5 (22.73%) Mule
6 5 (22.73%) Visualisation
6 5 (22.73%) Puppet
6 5 (22.73%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (22.73%) DevOps
6 5 (22.73%) Anypoint
6 5 (22.73%) Financial Institution
6 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (22.73%) Maven
6 5 (22.73%) Predictive Analytics
6 5 (22.73%) Perl
6 5 (22.73%) SQL
6 5 (22.73%) Data Science
7 4 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
7 4 (18.18%) NEC
7 4 (18.18%) Apache Spark
7 4 (18.18%) Kafka
7 4 (18.18%) Data Visualisation
7 4 (18.18%) Big Data
8 3 (13.64%) Statistical Modelling

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (22.73%) Anypoint
1 5 (22.73%) Mule
2 4 (18.18%) Apache Spark
3 1 (4.55%) Apache
3 1 (4.55%) ArcGIS
3 1 (4.55%) Jupyter
3 1 (4.55%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (4.55%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.09%) Google Analytics
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.55%) Azure Machine Learning
3 1 (4.55%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) ADSL
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
1 1 (4.55%) LAN
1 1 (4.55%) VPN
1 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Big Data
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (13.64%) MongoDB
2 3 (13.64%) Power BI
3 2 (9.09%) BigQuery
3 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (9.09%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.55%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (4.55%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (4.55%) GIS
4 1 (4.55%) QlikView
4 1 (4.55%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 5 (22.73%) Maven
3 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.55%) Local Government
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Publishing
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Data Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Senior Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Data Scientist
4 3 (13.64%) React Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Data Scientist
4 3 (13.64%) Senior React Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior UX Developer
4 3 (13.64%) UX Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Machine Learning Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Digital Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Insight Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Power BI Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) Kafka
2 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
2 3 (13.64%) Express
2 3 (13.64%) MEAN Stack
2 3 (13.64%) Node.js
2 3 (13.64%) React
3 2 (9.09%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (4.55%) Keras
4 1 (4.55%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) User Experience
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Robotics
3 1 (4.55%) Graphic Design
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Analytics
2 8 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (31.82%) Data Analysis
4 6 (27.27%) Machine Learning
5 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (22.73%) Data Science
5 5 (22.73%) DevOps
5 5 (22.73%) Predictive Analytics
5 5 (22.73%) Visualisation
6 4 (18.18%) Data Visualisation
6 4 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (13.64%) Integration Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Mathematics
7 3 (13.64%) Statistical Modelling
8 2 (9.09%) API Development
8 2 (9.09%) Business Analytics
8 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
8 2 (9.09%) Data Analytics
8 2 (9.09%) Deep Learning
8 2 (9.09%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) Python
2 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
3 5 (22.73%) Perl
3 5 (22.73%) SQL
4 3 (13.64%) Scala
5 2 (9.09%) Java
6 1 (4.55%) MATLAB
6 1 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) PhD
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) CCNA
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.55%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (22.73%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Google
2 4 (18.18%) NEC
3 3 (13.64%) Twitter
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco
5 1 (4.55%) Cloudera
5 1 (4.55%) Draytek
5 1 (4.55%) ESRI
5 1 (4.55%) SonicWALL
5 1 (4.55%) Tableau
5 1 (4.55%) Talend