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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
R
South West / Devon
Rank 46 41 52
Rank change year-on-year -5 +11  
Permanent jobs citing R 10 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 2.79% 5.42% 1.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.24% 7.08% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 8 16 7
Median salary £45,000 £52,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% +34.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £33,750 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £43,400
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 Devon with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Devon
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 236 226 206
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 65.74% 76.61% 55.08%
Number of salaries quoted 221 205 182
Median salary £37,500 £33,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.94% -4.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £44,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

R
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Devon 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 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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 3 months to 26 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
Exeter -10 9 £45,000 -7.69%
R
South West

R
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 26 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 Devon region with a requirement for R.

1 22 (91.67%) MATLAB
2 17 (70.83%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (66.67%) Analytics
4 15 (62.50%) Python
5 14 (58.33%) Statistics
5 14 (58.33%) Mathematics
6 13 (54.17%) Degree
6 13 (54.17%) Algorithms
7 11 (45.83%) Mathematical Modelling
7 11 (45.83%) Operations Research
7 11 (45.83%) Logistics
7 11 (45.83%) Statistical Analysis
7 11 (45.83%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (45.83%) SAS
7 11 (45.83%) SQL
8 7 (29.17%) C++
8 7 (29.17%) Java
8 7 (29.17%) Scrum
8 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (29.17%) QA
9 5 (20.83%) Mobile App
9 5 (20.83%) Data Analysis
9 5 (20.83%) JIRA
9 5 (20.83%) Apple
10 4 (16.67%) SPSS
10 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
10 4 (16.67%) Workflow
10 4 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (16.67%) Pandas
10 4 (16.67%) Jupyter

R
Top Related 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 11 (45.83%) SAS
2 4 (16.67%) Jupyter
3 3 (12.50%) Apache Pig
3 3 (12.50%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (12.50%) Apache Hive
2 3 (12.50%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) JIRA
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Programmer
2 6 (25.00%) Data Scientist
3 5 (20.83%) Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Data Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Data Quality Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) QA Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Test Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Developer in Test
5 3 (12.50%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) Pandas
2 3 (12.50%) CSS
2 3 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (70.83%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (54.17%) Algorithms
3 5 (20.83%) Mobile App
4 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Analytics
2 14 (58.33%) Mathematics
2 14 (58.33%) Statistics
3 11 (45.83%) Continuous Improvement
3 11 (45.83%) Logistics
3 11 (45.83%) Mathematical Modelling
3 11 (45.83%) Operations Research
3 11 (45.83%) Statistical Analysis
4 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (29.17%) Scrum
5 5 (20.83%) Data Analysis
6 4 (16.67%) Workflow
7 3 (12.50%) Data Analytics
7 3 (12.50%) Machine Learning
8 1 (4.17%) Exploratory Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Line Management
8 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.17%) OO
8 1 (4.17%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) MATLAB
2 15 (62.50%) Python
3 11 (45.83%) SQL
4 7 (29.17%) C++
4 7 (29.17%) Java
5 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 3 (12.50%) C
6 3 (12.50%) C#
6 3 (12.50%) Objective-C
6 3 (12.50%) Ruby
6 3 (12.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (54.17%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) PhD
3 2 (8.33%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Apple