The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester 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
Leicestershire / Leicester
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing R 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 0.26% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.39% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £45,000 - -
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 Leicester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Leicester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 259 160 241
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 66.07% 51.12% 55.79%
Number of salaries quoted 230 144 199
Median salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.21% +2.50%  

R
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicester 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 Leicester

R
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Salary trend for R in Leicester

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 Leicester region with a requirement for R.

1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) SAS
3 6 (60.00%) SPSS
3 6 (60.00%) Marketing
3 6 (60.00%) Predictive Modelling
3 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (60.00%) Actionable Insight
4 5 (50.00%) Customer Segmentation
4 5 (50.00%) Marketing Strategy
4 5 (50.00%) Finance
5 4 (40.00%) Python
5 4 (40.00%) Degree
5 4 (40.00%) Mathematics
5 4 (40.00%) Analytics
6 3 (30.00%) Data Mining
6 3 (30.00%) Algorithms
6 3 (30.00%) Physics
6 3 (30.00%) Machine Learning
7 2 (20.00%) Statistical Modelling
8 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
8 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
8 1 (10.00%) Retail

R
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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 7 (70.00%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
General
1 6 (60.00%) Marketing
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Data Scientist
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (30.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Actionable Insight
1 6 (60.00%) Predictive Modelling
2 5 (50.00%) Customer Segmentation
2 5 (50.00%) Marketing Strategy
3 4 (40.00%) Analytics
3 4 (40.00%) Mathematics
4 3 (30.00%) Machine Learning
4 3 (30.00%) Physics
5 2 (20.00%) Statistical Modelling
6 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree