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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 132 114
Rank change year-on-year +5 -18  
Permanent jobs citing R 6 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.31% 0.34% 0.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.59% 1.08% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 1
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +13.63%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.64%  

R is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1021 741 858
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 52.79% 31.68% 42.67%
Number of salaries quoted 883 614 763
Median salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

R
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing R as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for R in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 (94.12%) SQL
2 10 (58.82%) T-SQL
2 10 (58.82%) VB.NET
2 10 (58.82%) .NET
2 10 (58.82%) C#
2 10 (58.82%) Prototyping
3 6 (35.29%) Python
4 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
5 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (23.53%) SAS
6 3 (17.65%) Marketing
6 3 (17.65%) QlikView
6 3 (17.65%) Hadoop
6 3 (17.65%) Visualisation
6 3 (17.65%) Tableau
6 3 (17.65%) Big Data
6 3 (17.65%) Analytics
7 2 (11.76%) Business Analytics
7 2 (11.76%) Data Governance
7 2 (11.76%) Machine Learning
7 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (11.76%) Statistics
7 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
7 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (11.76%) Cognos
7 2 (11.76%) Data Management
7 2 (11.76%) Finance
7 2 (11.76%) Migration
7 2 (11.76%) Information Security

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 (23.53%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.88%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (17.65%) Big Data
2 3 (17.65%) Hadoop
2 3 (17.65%) QlikView
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
4 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
General
1 3 (17.65%) Marketing
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) .NET Developer
2 8 (47.06%) C# .NET Developer
2 8 (47.06%) C# Developer
2 8 (47.06%) C# VB.NET Developer
2 8 (47.06%) VB.NET Developer
3 7 (41.18%) Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) .NET Analyst Programmer
4 3 (17.65%) .NET Programmer
4 3 (17.65%) Analyst Programmer
4 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (17.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (17.65%) C# Programmer
4 3 (17.65%) Database Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Programmer
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Developer
4 3 (17.65%) VB.NET Analyst Programmer
4 3 (17.65%) VB.NET Programmer
4 3 (17.65%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) .NET
2 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.88%) CSS
3 1 (5.88%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Prototyping
2 3 (17.65%) Analytics
2 3 (17.65%) Visualisation
3 2 (11.76%) Business Analytics
3 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.76%) Data Governance
3 2 (11.76%) Data Management
3 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Information Security
3 2 (11.76%) Machine Learning
3 2 (11.76%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Statistics
3 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Cluster Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.88%) OOP
4 1 (5.88%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) SQL
2 10 (58.82%) C#
2 10 (58.82%) T-SQL
2 10 (58.82%) VB.NET
3 6 (35.29%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) C++
4 1 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Tableau
2 2 (11.76%) Cognos
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft