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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
South West / Devon
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 33 53
Rank change year-on-year -17 +20  
Permanent jobs citing R 3 27 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 0.91% 8.04% 1.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.39% 10.84% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2 27 5
Median salary £44,000 £70,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.14% +141.37%  
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 Devon with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Devon
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 216 249 212
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 65.45% 74.11% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 198 228 176
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,591 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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
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 27 June 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 -25 2 £44,000 -45.00%
R
South West

For the 6 months to 27 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 Devon region with a requirement for R.

1 10 (76.92%) MATLAB
1 10 (76.92%) Analytics
1 10 (76.92%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (69.23%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (61.54%) Mathematics
3 8 (61.54%) Algorithms
3 8 (61.54%) Statistics
4 7 (53.85%) Operations Research
4 7 (53.85%) Logistics
4 7 (53.85%) Mathematical Modelling
4 7 (53.85%) Statistical Analysis
5 6 (46.15%) Degree
5 6 (46.15%) Python
5 6 (46.15%) SQL
6 4 (30.77%) Java
6 4 (30.77%) C++
7 3 (23.08%) HTML
7 3 (23.08%) C
7 3 (23.08%) C#
7 3 (23.08%) CSS
7 3 (23.08%) SAS
7 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
7 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (23.08%) Scrum
7 3 (23.08%) Objective-C
7 3 (23.08%) Ruby
7 3 (23.08%) QA
7 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
7 3 (23.08%) Visualisation
7 3 (23.08%) SDET

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 3 (23.08%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SPSS
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Programmer
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Developer in Test
2 3 (23.08%) Software Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Data Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Data Scientist
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) CSS
1 3 (23.08%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (61.54%) Algorithms
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Analytics
2 9 (69.23%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (61.54%) Mathematics
3 8 (61.54%) Statistics
4 7 (53.85%) Logistics
4 7 (53.85%) Mathematical Modelling
4 7 (53.85%) Operations Research
4 7 (53.85%) Statistical Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) Scrum
5 3 (23.08%) SDET
5 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
5 3 (23.08%) Visualisation
6 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (15.38%) Data Management
6 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
6 2 (15.38%) Project Management
6 2 (15.38%) Six Sigma
6 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) MATLAB
2 6 (46.15%) Python
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) C++
3 4 (30.77%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) C
4 3 (23.08%) C#
4 3 (23.08%) Objective-C
4 3 (23.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (7.69%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Minitab
2 1 (7.69%) Apple