Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 195 216 267
Rank change year-on-year +21 +51 -10
Permanent jobs citing R 22 18 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.46% 0.34% 0.044%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.91% 0.63% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 20 18 3
Leeds median annual salary £34,500 £35,000 £61,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.43% -42.86% +36.11%
10th Percentile £22,600 £19,500 £45,025
90th Percentile £66,500 £53,750 £69,875
West Yorkshire median annual salary £34,500 £35,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year -1.43% -19.54% -3.33%

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 Leeds with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Leeds
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,428 2,875 3,741
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 51.03% 54.06% 54.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2,166 2,529 3,046
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%

R
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for R in Leeds

R
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for R in Leeds

R
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing R in Leeds over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for R in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 Leeds region with a requirement for R.

1 21 (95.45%) Python
2 19 (86.36%) Analytics
3 14 (63.64%) Mathematics
4 9 (40.91%) Statistics
5 8 (36.36%) SAS
5 8 (36.36%) Algorithms
5 8 (36.36%) Machine Learning
6 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (31.82%) Finance
7 6 (27.27%) PhD
8 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Excel
8 5 (22.73%) Degree
8 5 (22.73%) Predictive Analytics
8 5 (22.73%) MATLAB
8 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
8 5 (22.73%) Data Analytics
8 5 (22.73%) Twitter
8 5 (22.73%) Big Data
9 4 (18.18%) Facebook
9 4 (18.18%) Predictive Modelling
9 4 (18.18%) Social Media
9 4 (18.18%) Data Analysis
9 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
9 4 (18.18%) Data Modelling
9 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (13.64%) SPSS
10 3 (13.64%) SQL
10 3 (13.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development

R
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 8 (36.36%) SAS
2 2 (9.09%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (13.64%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Big Data
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) Data Mining
2 2 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 2 (9.09%) Power BI
2 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Data Scientist
2 4 (18.18%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Junior
2 4 (18.18%) Junior Data Scientist
3 2 (9.09%) Analytics Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Data Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Data Modeller
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Data Modeller
4 1 (4.55%) Data Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Machine Learning Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Algorithms
2 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 4 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (18.18%) Social Media
4 1 (4.55%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) Analytics
2 14 (63.64%) Mathematics
3 9 (40.91%) Statistics
4 8 (36.36%) Machine Learning
5 5 (22.73%) Data Analytics
5 5 (22.73%) Predictive Analytics
6 4 (18.18%) Data Analysis
6 4 (18.18%) Data Modelling
6 4 (18.18%) Predictive Modelling
6 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (13.64%) Customer Insight
7 3 (13.64%) Statistical Modelling
8 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (9.09%) CHAID
8 2 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
8 2 (9.09%) Deep Learning
8 2 (9.09%) DevOps
8 2 (9.09%) Innovative Thinking
8 2 (9.09%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 21 (95.45%) Python
2 5 (22.73%) MATLAB
3 3 (13.64%) SQL
4 1 (4.55%) C++
4 1 (4.55%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) Scala
4 1 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) PhD
2 5 (22.73%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Twitter
2 4 (18.18%) Facebook
3 2 (9.09%) Tableau
4 1 (4.55%) Google
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft