The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 95 122
Rank change year-on-year +9 +27  
Permanent jobs citing R 10 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.93% 0.53% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.55% 1.06% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 2
Median salary £35,750 £100,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -64.25% +244.82%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £45,600 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £100,000 £29,800
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 Cheshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 645 659 863
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 59.89% 49.89% 49.06%
Number of salaries quoted 558 569 697
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.21% +2.50%  

R
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

R
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for R in Cheshire

R
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing R in Cheshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for R in Cheshire

R
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing R within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +8 4 £35,000 +9.37%
Knutsford - 3 £36,500 -
R
North West

R
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for R.

1 11 (68.75%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (62.50%) Degree
3 9 (56.25%) SQL
3 9 (56.25%) Python
4 8 (50.00%) SPSS
4 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (50.00%) Statistics
5 7 (43.75%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (43.75%) SAS
5 7 (43.75%) VBA
5 7 (43.75%) Tableau
6 6 (37.50%) Machine Learning
7 5 (31.25%) Data Quality
7 5 (31.25%) Analytics
7 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
8 4 (25.00%) MATLAB
8 4 (25.00%) CRM
8 4 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
8 4 (25.00%) Mathematics
8 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
8 4 (25.00%) QlikView
8 4 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling
8 4 (25.00%) FastStats
8 4 (25.00%) Visualisation
8 4 (25.00%) Predictive Modelling
8 4 (25.00%) Power BI
9 3 (18.75%) SAS EBI
9 3 (18.75%) Monte Carlo Method
9 3 (18.75%) Big Data
9 3 (18.75%) Bayesian Methods

R
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (43.75%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (50.00%) SPSS
2 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (18.75%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) FastStats
2 3 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (6.25%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Google Analytics
1 1 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) LAN
1 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
1 3 (18.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) Power BI
2 4 (25.00%) QlikView
3 3 (18.75%) Big Data
3 3 (18.75%) SAS EBI
4 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (6.25%) BigQuery
5 1 (6.25%) OLTP
5 1 (6.25%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (18.75%) Games
2 2 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) .NET Software Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) C# Software Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Data Scientist
1 3 (18.75%) Delphi Software Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Development Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Software Development Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Software Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Data Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Data Quality Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Database Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Database Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
2 1 (6.25%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Digital Media
3 1 (6.25%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Statistics
2 7 (43.75%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (37.50%) Machine Learning
4 5 (31.25%) Analytics
5 4 (25.00%) CRM
5 4 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 4 (25.00%) Predictive Modelling
5 4 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
5 4 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling
5 4 (25.00%) Visualisation
6 3 (18.75%) Bayesian Methods
6 3 (18.75%) Data Validation
6 3 (18.75%) Economics
6 3 (18.75%) Hidden Markov Model
6 3 (18.75%) Logistic Regression
6 3 (18.75%) Monte Carlo Method
6 3 (18.75%) Neural Network
6 3 (18.75%) Time Series Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) Time Series Forecasting
6 3 (18.75%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Python
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) VBA
3 4 (25.00%) MATLAB
4 3 (18.75%) C#
4 3 (18.75%) Delphi
4 3 (18.75%) Pascal
5 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Tableau
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (6.25%) Google
4 1 (6.25%) Minitab
4 1 (6.25%) Sage
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