Period
to 18 February 2019

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 18 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 162 157 171
Rank change year-on-year -5 +14 +15
Permanent jobs citing R 23 36 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.71% 0.99% 0.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.87% 2.26% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 17 33 26
Birmingham median annual salary £49,500 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.43% -22.22% -40.00%
10th Percentile £33,150 £27,650 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,250 £47,500 £82,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year +21.43% -5.41% -43.08%

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 1,231 1,595 1,711
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 37.92% 44.04% 41.25%
Number of salaries quoted 981 1,332 1,475
Birmingham median annual salary £43,250 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.89% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 18 February 2019.

Salary histogram for R in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 February 2019, 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 22 (95.65%) Python
2 15 (65.22%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (65.22%) Analytics
3 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (47.83%) Finance
5 10 (43.48%) SQL
5 10 (43.48%) Visualisation
6 9 (39.13%) Data Analytics
6 9 (39.13%) Data Visualisation
6 9 (39.13%) Power BI
7 8 (34.78%) Tableau
8 7 (30.43%) Data Quality
8 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (30.43%) Data Cleansing
8 7 (30.43%) SAS
9 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
9 6 (26.09%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (26.09%) DevOps
10 5 (21.74%) Anypoint
10 5 (21.74%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
10 5 (21.74%) Machine Learning
10 5 (21.74%) Puppet
10 5 (21.74%) Data Analysis
10 5 (21.74%) Maven
10 5 (21.74%) Predictive Analytics
10 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (21.74%) Mule
10 5 (21.74%) Perl
10 5 (21.74%) SQL Server

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 7 (30.43%) SAS
2 5 (21.74%) Anypoint
2 5 (21.74%) Mule
3 2 (8.70%) Apache Spark
4 1 (4.35%) Jupyter
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.70%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (4.35%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (4.35%) Azure Machine Learning
3 1 (4.35%) Google Analytics
3 1 (4.35%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) Power BI
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
3 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (17.39%) Text Mining
4 3 (13.04%) Big Data
4 3 (13.04%) QlikView
5 2 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (8.70%) Apache Hive
5 2 (8.70%) Hadoop
5 2 (8.70%) HBase
5 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
5 2 (8.70%) Neo4j
6 1 (4.35%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (4.35%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (4.35%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (4.35%) OLTP
6 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
6 1 (4.35%) Spotfire
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
1 5 (21.74%) Maven
2 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Financial Institution
3 4 (17.39%) General Ledger
3 4 (17.39%) Legal
4 1 (4.35%) Local Government
4 1 (4.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Data Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Senior Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Forensic Manager
5 3 (13.04%) React Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior React Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior UX Developer
5 3 (13.04%) UX Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Analytics Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Data Analytics Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Data Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Machine Learning Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Insight Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) React
2 2 (8.70%) D3.js
2 2 (8.70%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (4.35%) Keras
3 1 (4.35%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) User Experience
3 2 (8.70%) Algorithms
3 2 (8.70%) Robotics
4 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Analytics
1 15 (65.22%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (43.48%) Visualisation
4 9 (39.13%) Data Analytics
4 9 (39.13%) Data Visualisation
5 7 (30.43%) Data Cleansing
6 6 (26.09%) DevOps
6 6 (26.09%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (21.74%) Data Analysis
7 5 (21.74%) ETL
7 5 (21.74%) Machine Learning
7 5 (21.74%) Predictive Analytics
8 4 (17.39%) Coaching
8 4 (17.39%) Data Science
8 4 (17.39%) Forensic Accounting
8 4 (17.39%) Information Management
8 4 (17.39%) Quantitative Analysis
9 3 (13.04%) Computer Vision
9 3 (13.04%) Deep Learning
Programming Languages
1 22 (95.65%) Python
2 10 (43.48%) SQL
3 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
4 5 (21.74%) Perl
5 2 (8.70%) Java
6 1 (4.35%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) Data Quality
2 2 (8.70%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (21.74%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Tableau
2 4 (17.39%) Alteryx
2 4 (17.39%) Google
2 4 (17.39%) NEC
3 2 (8.70%) IBM
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft