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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
R
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 113 132 100
Rank change year-on-year +19 -32  
Permanent jobs citing R 11 2 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.60% 0.085% 0.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.39% 0.22% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 4
Median salary £35,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.36% -4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £39,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £71,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  

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 792 890 767
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 43.26% 37.86% 44.49%
Number of salaries quoted 668 776 687
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

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 March 2017.

Salary histogram for R in Birmingham

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 15 (78.95%) SQL
2 9 (47.37%) Python
3 8 (42.11%) SAS
4 7 (36.84%) Analytics
5 6 (31.58%) Prototyping
5 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (31.58%) T-SQL
5 6 (31.58%) C#
5 6 (31.58%) VB.NET
5 6 (31.58%) .NET
5 6 (31.58%) Statistics
5 6 (31.58%) Degree
6 5 (26.32%) Mathematics
6 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (26.32%) Machine Learning
7 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (21.05%) Marketing
8 3 (15.79%) Hadoop
8 3 (15.79%) Visualisation
8 3 (15.79%) Data Management
8 3 (15.79%) Finance
8 3 (15.79%) Big Data
8 3 (15.79%) Tableau
8 3 (15.79%) QlikView
8 3 (15.79%) Statistical Modelling
9 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (10.53%) Data Analytics
9 2 (10.53%) Business Analytics
9 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
9 2 (10.53%) Stochastic Modelling

R
Top Related 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 8 (42.11%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.26%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (15.79%) Big Data
2 3 (15.79%) Hadoop
2 3 (15.79%) QlikView
3 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
4 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
General
1 4 (21.05%) Marketing
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) .NET Developer
2 5 (26.32%) C# .NET Developer
2 5 (26.32%) C# Developer
2 5 (26.32%) C# VB.NET Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) VB.NET Developer
3 3 (15.79%) .NET Analyst Programmer
3 3 (15.79%) .NET Programmer
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst Programmer
3 3 (15.79%) C# Programmer
3 3 (15.79%) Data Scientist
3 3 (15.79%) Database Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Insight Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Programmer
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Data Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) VB.NET Analyst Programmer
3 3 (15.79%) VB.NET Programmer
4 2 (10.53%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) iSeries
3 1 (5.26%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Analytics
2 6 (31.58%) Prototyping
2 6 (31.58%) Statistics
3 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (26.32%) Machine Learning
3 5 (26.32%) Mathematics
4 3 (15.79%) Data Management
4 3 (15.79%) Statistical Modelling
4 3 (15.79%) Visualisation
5 2 (10.53%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (10.53%) Bayesian Methods
5 2 (10.53%) Business Analytics
5 2 (10.53%) Data Analytics
5 2 (10.53%) Data Governance
5 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
5 2 (10.53%) Information Security
5 2 (10.53%) Migration
5 2 (10.53%) Physics
5 2 (10.53%) Stochastic Modelling
5 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) SQL
2 9 (47.37%) Python
3 6 (31.58%) C#
3 6 (31.58%) T-SQL
3 6 (31.58%) VB.NET
4 2 (10.53%) Ruby
5 1 (5.26%) C
5 1 (5.26%) Java
5 1 (5.26%) MATLAB
5 1 (5.26%) RPG
5 1 (5.26%) Scala
5 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) PhD
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Tableau
2 2 (10.53%) Cognos
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago