Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 186 188
Rank change year-on-year +14 +2 +1
Permanent jobs citing R 20 26 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.52% 0.55% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.07% 1.39% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 20 24 2
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +21.21%
10th Percentile £30,800 £27,500 £39,100
90th Percentile £55,250 £82,500 £40,900
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.75% -23.81% -

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 1861 1872 1712
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 48.31% 39.53% 43.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1610 1566 1554
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +4.58%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

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 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for R in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing R also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for R.

1 16 (80.00%) SQL
2 15 (75.00%) Python
3 12 (60.00%) PhD
3 12 (60.00%) Degree
3 12 (60.00%) Machine Learning
4 11 (55.00%) Data Analysis
5 5 (25.00%) Analytics
5 5 (25.00%) Mathematics
6 4 (20.00%) SAS
6 4 (20.00%) Automotive
7 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
7 3 (15.00%) C++
7 3 (15.00%) Operations Research
7 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (15.00%) Statistical Computing
8 2 (10.00%) Prototyping
8 2 (10.00%) Big Data
8 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
8 2 (10.00%) HTML
8 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
8 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
8 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
8 2 (10.00%) .NET
8 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
8 2 (10.00%) CSS
8 2 (10.00%) C#
9 1 (5.00%) Finance
9 1 (5.00%) Artificial Intelligence
9 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
9 1 (5.00%) PHP

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 4 (20.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Big Data
2 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.00%) Power BI
2 1 (5.00%) QlikView
2 1 (5.00%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (20.00%) Automotive
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Data Scientist
2 6 (30.00%) Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Graduate
4 4 (20.00%) Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Data Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Data Insight Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Information Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Insight Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Insight Data Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) MI Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
6 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Data Scientist
6 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Developer
6 2 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (10.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
1 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (10.00%) CSS
1 2 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) HTML5
2 1 (5.00%) OpenCV
2 1 (5.00%) OpenLayers
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.00%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Machine Learning
2 11 (55.00%) Data Analysis
3 5 (25.00%) Analytics
3 5 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 3 (15.00%) Operations Research
4 3 (15.00%) Statistical Computing
5 2 (10.00%) Prototyping
6 1 (5.00%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (5.00%) Computer Vision
6 1 (5.00%) Data Analytics
6 1 (5.00%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (5.00%) Deep Learning
6 1 (5.00%) Image Processing
6 1 (5.00%) OOP
6 1 (5.00%) Physics
6 1 (5.00%) Predictive Modelling
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (5.00%) Statistical Modelling
6 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) SQL
2 15 (75.00%) Python
3 3 (15.00%) C++
4 2 (10.00%) C#
4 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) Degree
1 12 (60.00%) PhD
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Plumtree
1 1 (5.00%) Tableau