Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 134 150
Rank change year-on-year +9 +16 +9
Permanent jobs citing R 54 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.74% 0.57% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.32% 0.83% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 33 13 11
Cambridge median annual salary £75,000 £43,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +72.41% -30.40% +56.25%
10th Percentile £31,500 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £66,000 £72,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £72,500 £43,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +66.67% -33.08% +62.50%

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 Cambridge with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2326 1571 1860
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 75.03% 68.42% 65.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1853 1351 1653
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.12% +8.54%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £63,750 £60,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,900
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.51% +8.40%

R
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing R as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for R in Cambridge

R
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing R in Cambridge.

Salary trend for R in Cambridge

R
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing R in Cambridge over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for R in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for R.

1 53 (98.15%) Python
2 45 (83.33%) Machine Learning
3 31 (57.41%) Mathematics
4 29 (53.70%) Physics
5 27 (50.00%) Java
6 26 (48.15%) PhD
7 25 (46.30%) Computer Science
7 25 (46.30%) Julia
8 23 (42.59%) Bayesian Methods
8 23 (42.59%) Statistics
9 20 (37.04%) Software Engineering
9 20 (37.04%) Economics
9 20 (37.04%) Scala
9 20 (37.04%) Hadoop
9 20 (37.04%) Signal Processing
9 20 (37.04%) Deep Learning
9 20 (37.04%) Security Cleared
9 20 (37.04%) MATLAB
9 20 (37.04%) SQL
9 20 (37.04%) Artificial Intelligence
9 20 (37.04%) Neural Network
9 20 (37.04%) Apache Spark
9 20 (37.04%) Probabilistic Modelling
10 12 (22.22%) Finance
11 10 (18.52%) Algorithms
12 8 (14.81%) Bioinformatics
12 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (14.81%) Degree
13 6 (11.11%) Data Analysis
14 5 (9.26%) VMware

R
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 20 (37.04%) Apache Spark
2 5 (9.26%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.85%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (37.04%) Hadoop
2 5 (9.26%) MySQL
2 5 (9.26%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Cucumber
1 3 (5.56%) JIRA
1 3 (5.56%) Selenium
1 3 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (46.30%) Data Scientist
2 18 (33.33%) Machine Learning Researcher
3 3 (5.56%) QA Engineer
4 2 (3.70%) Analyst
4 2 (3.70%) Automation Tester
4 2 (3.70%) Graduate
4 2 (3.70%) Manual Tester
4 2 (3.70%) QA Analyst
4 2 (3.70%) QA Automation Analyst
4 2 (3.70%) QA Automation Engineer
4 2 (3.70%) QA Automation Tester
4 2 (3.70%) QA Manual Tester
4 2 (3.70%) QA Tester
4 2 (3.70%) Research Scientist
4 2 (3.70%) Tester
5 1 (1.85%) Junior Statistician
5 1 (1.85%) Machine Learning Scientist
5 1 (1.85%) QA Test Engineer
5 1 (1.85%) Quantitative Consultant
5 1 (1.85%) Statistical Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) CSS
1 5 (9.26%) HTML
1 5 (9.26%) HTML5
1 5 (9.26%) Web Services
2 2 (3.70%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 25 (46.30%) Computer Science
2 10 (18.52%) Algorithms
3 3 (5.56%) Fintech
4 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (83.33%) Machine Learning
2 31 (57.41%) Mathematics
3 29 (53.70%) Physics
4 23 (42.59%) Bayesian Methods
4 23 (42.59%) Statistics
5 20 (37.04%) Artificial Intelligence
5 20 (37.04%) Deep Learning
5 20 (37.04%) Economics
5 20 (37.04%) Neural Network
5 20 (37.04%) Probabilistic Modelling
5 20 (37.04%) Signal Processing
5 20 (37.04%) Software Engineering
6 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (14.81%) Bioinformatics
7 6 (11.11%) Data Analysis
8 5 (9.26%) Statistical Analysis
8 5 (9.26%) Web Development
9 3 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.56%) Scrum
9 3 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 53 (98.15%) Python
2 27 (50.00%) Java
3 25 (46.30%) Julia
4 20 (37.04%) MATLAB
4 20 (37.04%) Scala
4 20 (37.04%) SQL
5 5 (9.26%) C
5 5 (9.26%) C++
5 5 (9.26%) JavaScript
5 5 (9.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 26 (48.15%) PhD
2 20 (37.04%) Security Cleared
3 8 (14.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (9.26%) Oracle
1 5 (9.26%) VMware