Period
to 24 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
South West > Devon
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 68 38
Rank change year-on-year +7 -30 +35
Permanent jobs citing R 8 13 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 1.50% 1.90% 6.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.96% 2.90% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 43
Devon median annual salary £67,500 £45,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -25.00% +93.55%
10th Percentile £52,450 £42,400 £35,000
90th Percentile £79,125 £65,000 £95,000
South West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -16.67% +41.18%

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 Devon with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Devon
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 270 449 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 50.75% 65.64% 75.20%
Number of salaries quoted 214 417 431
Devon median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +11.94% -4.29%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,157 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

R
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for R in Devon

R
Salary Trend in Devon

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

Salary trend for R in Devon

R
Salary Histogram in Devon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing R in Devon over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Salary histogram for R in Devon

R
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing R within the Devon region over the 6 months to 24 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter +18 6 £70,000 +55.56%
Plymouth - 2 £64,000 -
R
South West

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, IT jobs citing R also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Devon region with a requirement for R.

1 8 (100.00%) Python
2 7 (87.50%) Data Science
3 5 (62.50%) MATLAB
3 5 (62.50%) SAS
3 5 (62.50%) Degree
3 5 (62.50%) Mathematics
4 4 (50.00%) Postgraduate
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) Visualisation
4 4 (50.00%) Statistical Modelling
4 4 (50.00%) Algorithms
5 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
6 2 (25.00%) .NET
6 2 (25.00%) DB2
6 2 (25.00%) SMS
6 2 (25.00%) Project Management
6 2 (25.00%) Statistics
6 2 (25.00%) Content Management
6 2 (25.00%) Information Management
6 2 (25.00%) MVC
6 2 (25.00%) Advertising
6 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (25.00%) Drupal
6 2 (25.00%) Data Architecture
6 2 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (25.00%) Microservices
6 2 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
6 2 (25.00%) Big Data

R
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 5 (62.50%) SAS
2 2 (25.00%) Drupal
3 1 (12.50%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Big Data
1 2 (25.00%) Data Lake
1 2 (25.00%) DB2
1 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (12.50%) GIS
2 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
General
1 2 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Data Scientist
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Data Scientist
3 2 (25.00%) Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Data Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Statistician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Data Science
2 5 (62.50%) Mathematics
3 4 (50.00%) Statistical Modelling
3 4 (50.00%) Visualisation
4 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
5 2 (25.00%) Analytics
5 2 (25.00%) Content Management
5 2 (25.00%) Data Architecture
5 2 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (25.00%) Information Management
5 2 (25.00%) Master Data Management
5 2 (25.00%) Microservices
5 2 (25.00%) MVC
5 2 (25.00%) Open Source
5 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) Statistics
6 1 (12.50%) Experimental Design
6 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Python
2 5 (62.50%) MATLAB
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) Postgraduate
3 2 (25.00%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (12.50%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA