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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 173 149
Rank change year-on-year +18 -24  
Permanent jobs citing R 3 6 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.12% 0.18% 1.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.21% 0.34% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 21
Median salary £35,000 £82,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -57.57% +83.33%  
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 Leeds with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1439 1779 1803
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 55.58% 53.79% 48.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1285 1467 1521
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.21% +2.50%  

R
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 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

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 Leeds region with a requirement for R.

1 12 (85.71%) MS Excel
2 11 (78.57%) SQL
3 10 (71.43%) Statistics
4 9 (64.29%) Mathematics
5 7 (50.00%) PhD
6 6 (42.86%) VBA
6 6 (42.86%) Python
6 6 (42.86%) Validation
6 6 (42.86%) Physics
6 6 (42.86%) Statistical Analysis
6 6 (42.86%) Computer Science
6 6 (42.86%) Predictive Modelling
6 6 (42.86%) Machine Learning
6 6 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (42.86%) Time Series Analysis
6 6 (42.86%) Data Structures
6 6 (42.86%) Algorithms
6 6 (42.86%) Statistical Inference
7 4 (28.57%) MATLAB
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 4 (28.57%) C#
7 4 (28.57%) SAS
7 4 (28.57%) Analytics
7 4 (28.57%) Data Visualisation
7 4 (28.57%) Visualisation
7 4 (28.57%) ANOVA
7 4 (28.57%) Data Analytics
7 4 (28.57%) Logistic Regression
8 3 (21.43%) Performance Improvement
8 3 (21.43%) Resource Allocation

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 4 (28.57%) SAS
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 12 (85.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (21.43%) MS Office
3 1 (7.14%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Symposium
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) Base SAS
2 3 (21.43%) Big Data
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
3 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
3 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.14%) QlikView
3 1 (7.14%) Text Mining
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
1 3 (21.43%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Data Scientist
2 3 (21.43%) DBA
2 3 (21.43%) SQL DBA
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Data Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Qualitative Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Quantitative Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
1 3 (21.43%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Algorithms
1 6 (42.86%) Computer Science
1 6 (42.86%) Data Structures
2 3 (21.43%) Biotechnology
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Statistics
2 9 (64.29%) Mathematics
3 6 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (42.86%) Machine Learning
3 6 (42.86%) Physics
3 6 (42.86%) Predictive Modelling
3 6 (42.86%) Statistical Analysis
3 6 (42.86%) Statistical Inference
3 6 (42.86%) Time Series Analysis
3 6 (42.86%) Validation
4 4 (28.57%) Analytics
4 4 (28.57%) ANOVA
4 4 (28.57%) Data Analytics
4 4 (28.57%) Data Visualisation
4 4 (28.57%) Logistic Regression
4 4 (28.57%) Visualisation
5 3 (21.43%) Customer Insight
5 3 (21.43%) Economics
5 3 (21.43%) Performance Management
5 3 (21.43%) Psychology
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) Python
2 6 (42.86%) VBA
3 4 (28.57%) C#
3 4 (28.57%) MATLAB
4 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
4 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
5 1 (7.14%) C++
5 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) PhD
2 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) MCITP
2 3 (21.43%) MCTS
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Snowplow
2 1 (7.14%) Tableau
Leeds
Centrica
Salary: Package circa: £50,000
Posted: 15 hours ago