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 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 100 112
Rank change year-on-year +16 +12  
Permanent jobs citing R 35 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.58% 0.34% 0.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.40% 0.48% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 22 4 3
Median salary £80,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +100.00% -20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £40,000 £58,500
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 Cambridge with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1030 831 931
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 75.85% 70.78% 64.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2212 1799 2174
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.64% -3.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £26,750 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £56,250 £61,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for R in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for R.

1 43 (97.73%) Python
1 43 (97.73%) Machine Learning
2 23 (52.27%) Mathematics
2 23 (52.27%) Physics
3 22 (50.00%) Statistics
3 22 (50.00%) PhD
3 22 (50.00%) SQL
3 22 (50.00%) MATLAB
4 21 (47.73%) Artificial Intelligence
5 20 (45.45%) Computer Science
5 20 (45.45%) Bayesian Methods
6 19 (43.18%) Apache Spark
6 19 (43.18%) Julia
6 19 (43.18%) Probabilistic Modelling
6 19 (43.18%) Economics
6 19 (43.18%) Deep Learning
6 19 (43.18%) Neural Network
7 18 (40.91%) Java
8 16 (36.36%) Signal Processing
8 16 (36.36%) Scala
8 16 (36.36%) Hadoop
8 16 (36.36%) Security Cleared
9 12 (27.27%) Software Engineering
10 6 (13.64%) TensorFlow
11 5 (11.36%) Algorithms
12 3 (6.82%) Analytics
12 3 (6.82%) Data Analysis
12 3 (6.82%) Unix
12 3 (6.82%) VBA
12 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Excel

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 19 (43.18%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.27%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.27%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (36.36%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.55%) Big Data
2 2 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (4.55%) Lumira
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (4.55%) Spotfire
3 1 (2.27%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.27%) Electronics
2 1 (2.27%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (50.00%) Data Scientist
2 12 (27.27%) Machine Learning Researcher
3 5 (11.36%) Project Manager
4 4 (9.09%) Research Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Lead Project Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Machine Learning Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) Algorithm Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) Data Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) Graduate
6 1 (2.27%) Senior Algorithm Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) Senior Data Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) Statistical Researcher
6 1 (2.27%) Technical Leader
6 1 (2.27%) Technical Manager
6 1 (2.27%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) TensorFlow
2 2 (4.55%) NumPy
2 2 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (45.45%) Computer Science
2 5 (11.36%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.55%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Unix
2 1 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (97.73%) Machine Learning
2 23 (52.27%) Mathematics
2 23 (52.27%) Physics
3 22 (50.00%) Statistics
4 21 (47.73%) Artificial Intelligence
5 20 (45.45%) Bayesian Methods
6 19 (43.18%) Deep Learning
6 19 (43.18%) Economics
6 19 (43.18%) Neural Network
6 19 (43.18%) Probabilistic Modelling
7 16 (36.36%) Signal Processing
8 12 (27.27%) Software Engineering
9 3 (6.82%) Analytics
9 3 (6.82%) Data Analysis
10 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (4.55%) Data Modelling
10 2 (4.55%) ETL
10 2 (4.55%) Reinforcement Learning
11 1 (2.27%) Decision Tree
11 1 (2.27%) Linear Algebra
Programming Languages
1 43 (97.73%) Python
2 22 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 22 (50.00%) SQL
3 19 (43.18%) Julia
4 18 (40.91%) Java
5 16 (36.36%) Scala
6 3 (6.82%) VBA
7 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (50.00%) PhD
2 16 (36.36%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) Degree
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle
2 1 (2.27%) Minitab
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Empiric
Salary: Completely negotiable and excellent with comprehensive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £70k (DoE) + top benefits & bonus
Posted: 6 days ago