Period
to 4 July 2020

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 4 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 96 140 170
Rank change year-on-year +44 +30 +11
Permanent jobs citing R 14 26 37
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.99% 0.87% 0.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.01% 2.26% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 14 14 31
Median annual salary £51,250 £62,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.00% +31.58% +26.67%
10th Percentile £25,875 £29,025 £32,500
90th Percentile £66,750 £86,875 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £53,750 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +19.44% +5.88% -2.86%

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 695 1,149 1,697
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 49.26% 38.39% 43.07%
Number of salaries quoted 627 957 1,427
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £31,050 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.24% - +6.25%

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 4 July 2020.

Salary histogram for R in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 July 2020, 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 11 (78.57%) Python
1 11 (78.57%) Data Science
2 9 (64.29%) Analytics
3 8 (57.14%) SQL
4 7 (50.00%) Machine Learning
4 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (35.71%) Visualisation
6 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (28.57%) C#
7 4 (28.57%) Data Management
7 4 (28.57%) Natural Language Processing
7 4 (28.57%) Data Quality
7 4 (28.57%) scikit-learn
7 4 (28.57%) Power BI
7 4 (28.57%) Power Platform
8 3 (21.43%) Decision-Making
8 3 (21.43%) Data Engineering
8 3 (21.43%) Pandas
8 3 (21.43%) Data Analytics
8 3 (21.43%) Data Transformation
8 3 (21.43%) Big Data
8 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
8 3 (21.43%) Artificial Intelligence
8 3 (21.43%) Retail
8 3 (21.43%) Text Mining
8 3 (21.43%) C++
8 3 (21.43%) Java
8 3 (21.43%) C
8 3 (21.43%) SAS

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 3 (21.43%) SAS
2 2 (14.29%) Jupyter
3 1 (7.14%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (14.29%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Power Platform
2 2 (14.29%) PowerApps
3 1 (7.14%) GCP
3 1 (7.14%) Power Automate
3 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Power BI
2 3 (21.43%) Big Data
2 3 (21.43%) Data Mining
2 3 (21.43%) Text Mining
3 2 (14.29%) BigQuery
3 2 (14.29%) Hadoop
4 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 1 (7.14%) QlikView
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (21.43%) Retail
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) General Ledger
2 2 (14.29%) Legal
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Data Scientist
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Data Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Machine Learning Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Machine Learning Scientist
4 2 (14.29%) Analytics Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Data Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Python Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analytics Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Data Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Data Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Tableau Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Natural Language Processing
1 4 (28.57%) scikit-learn
2 3 (21.43%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Data Science
2 9 (64.29%) Analytics
3 7 (50.00%) Machine Learning
4 6 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (35.71%) Visualisation
6 4 (28.57%) Data Management
7 3 (21.43%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
7 3 (21.43%) Data Analytics
7 3 (21.43%) Data Engineering
7 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
7 3 (21.43%) Data Transformation
7 3 (21.43%) Decision-Making
8 2 (14.29%) Analytical Thinking
8 2 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
8 2 (14.29%) Deep Learning
8 2 (14.29%) Master Data Management
8 2 (14.29%) Performance Measurement
8 2 (14.29%) Reinforcement Learning
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) Python
2 8 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) C#
4 3 (21.43%) C
4 3 (21.43%) C++
4 3 (21.43%) Java
5 2 (14.29%) Go
5 2 (14.29%) MATLAB
5 2 (14.29%) VBA
6 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
1 2 (14.29%) PhD
2 1 (7.14%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 2 (14.29%) Tableau
2 1 (7.14%) Google
2 1 (7.14%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) RapidMiner
2 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (7.14%) Talend