Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
England > North West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 270 275 316
Rank change year-on-year +5 +41 +51
Permanent jobs citing R 94 92 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.71% 0.74% 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.26% 1.32% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 85 87 23
North West median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% +14.29% -22.22%
10th Percentile £28,800 £27,950 £21,050
90th Percentile £80,750 £66,250 £64,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% -

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 the North West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 7444 6980 6589
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 55.84% 56.11% 50.92%
Number of salaries quoted 6217 6056 5668
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

R
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing R as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for R in the North West

R
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for R in the North West

R
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing R in the North West over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for R in the North West

R
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing R within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -11 71 £55,000 +10.00% 6
Cheshire -27 13 £55,000 +61.76% 1
Lancashire +1 5 £30,000 +1.69%
R
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 North West region with a requirement for R.

1 66 (70.21%) Python
2 52 (55.32%) Analytics
3 50 (53.19%) SAS
4 48 (51.06%) SQL
5 47 (50.00%) Machine Learning
6 41 (43.62%) Mathematics
7 34 (36.17%) Analytical Skills
8 31 (32.98%) Finance
9 25 (26.60%) Big Data
10 24 (25.53%) Hadoop
11 23 (24.47%) Microsoft
12 21 (22.34%) Statistics
13 20 (21.28%) SQL Server
14 19 (20.21%) PhD
14 19 (20.21%) Business Intelligence
15 17 (18.09%) SPSS
15 17 (18.09%) Data Analysis
15 17 (18.09%) Statistical Modelling
15 17 (18.09%) Algorithms
16 16 (17.02%) Apache Spark
16 16 (17.02%) Data Analytics
16 16 (17.02%) Degree
16 16 (17.02%) MATLAB
16 16 (17.02%) Data Mining
17 14 (14.89%) Tableau
18 13 (13.83%) Agile Software Development
19 12 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
19 12 (12.77%) Predictive Analytics
19 12 (12.77%) Data Modelling
19 12 (12.77%) Microsoft Office

R
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 50 (53.19%) SAS
2 16 (17.02%) Apache Spark
3 7 (7.45%) Apache Pig
4 4 (4.26%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.06%) CMS
5 1 (1.06%) Jupyter
Applications
1 17 (18.09%) SPSS
2 12 (12.77%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (8.51%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (6.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (6.38%) S-PLUS
4 6 (6.38%) Stata
5 2 (2.13%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.13%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.13%) npm
3 1 (1.06%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.06%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
3 1 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.26%) SSL
2 2 (2.13%) LAN
2 2 (2.13%) Skype
2 2 (2.13%) Wireless
2 2 (2.13%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (26.60%) Big Data
2 24 (25.53%) Hadoop
3 20 (21.28%) SQL Server
4 16 (17.02%) Data Mining
5 11 (11.70%) MongoDB
6 10 (10.64%) Apache Hive
7 8 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (7.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (6.38%) NoSQL
9 6 (6.38%) Power BI
9 6 (6.38%) QlikView
10 5 (5.32%) MySQL
10 5 (5.32%) Relational Database
11 4 (4.26%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (3.19%) Base SAS
12 3 (3.19%) HBase
12 3 (3.19%) Oracle OLAP
12 3 (3.19%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (6.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (4.26%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.13%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (32.98%) Finance
2 10 (10.64%) Marketing
2 10 (10.64%) Retail
3 6 (6.38%) Banking
4 4 (4.26%) Electronics
4 4 (4.26%) Games
4 4 (4.26%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.06%) Back Office
5 1 (1.06%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (31.91%) Data Scientist
2 25 (26.60%) Analyst
3 9 (9.57%) Data Analyst
4 7 (7.45%) Data Manager
5 6 (6.38%) Machine Learning Scientist
6 5 (5.32%) Developer
7 4 (4.26%) Analytics Manager
7 4 (4.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 4 (4.26%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
7 4 (4.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (4.26%) Consultant
7 4 (4.26%) Data Consultant
7 4 (4.26%) Data Modeller
7 4 (4.26%) Operations Analyst
7 4 (4.26%) Research Scientist
7 4 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (4.26%) SQL Developer
7 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Developer
8 3 (3.19%) Head of Data Analytics
8 3 (3.19%) SQL Server BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.38%) Natural Language Processing
2 3 (3.19%) REST
3 2 (2.13%) .NET
3 2 (2.13%) CSS
3 2 (2.13%) HTML
3 2 (2.13%) React
3 2 (2.13%) Redux
3 2 (2.13%) RESTful
3 2 (2.13%) Sass
3 2 (2.13%) scikit-learn
4 1 (1.06%) COM
4 1 (1.06%) CoreNLP
4 1 (1.06%) Keras
4 1 (1.06%) Node.js
4 1 (1.06%) NumPy
4 1 (1.06%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 34 (36.17%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (18.09%) Algorithms
3 11 (11.70%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.32%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (4.26%) User Experience
6 2 (2.13%) Fintech
6 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.13%) Social Media
6 2 (2.13%) Xbox
7 1 (1.06%) BBC
7 1 (1.06%) Clustering
7 1 (1.06%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.06%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.19%) Linux
1 3 (3.19%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (55.32%) Analytics
2 47 (50.00%) Machine Learning
3 41 (43.62%) Mathematics
4 21 (22.34%) Statistics
5 19 (20.21%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (18.09%) Data Analysis
6 17 (18.09%) Statistical Modelling
7 16 (17.02%) Data Analytics
8 13 (13.83%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (12.77%) Data Modelling
9 12 (12.77%) Open Source
9 12 (12.77%) Predictive Analytics
9 12 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (12.77%) Visualisation
10 11 (11.70%) Data Governance
10 11 (11.70%) Predictive Modelling
10 11 (11.70%) Project Management
10 11 (11.70%) Statistical Analysis
11 10 (10.64%) Data Management
11 10 (10.64%) Operations Research
Programming Languages
1 66 (70.21%) Python
2 48 (51.06%) SQL
3 16 (17.02%) MATLAB
4 10 (10.64%) Java
5 9 (9.57%) C#
6 7 (7.45%) C++
6 7 (7.45%) Scala
7 4 (4.26%) Ruby
8 3 (3.19%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.19%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.13%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.06%) Lua
Qualifications
1 19 (20.21%) PhD
2 16 (17.02%) Degree
3 5 (5.32%) Master's Degree
4 4 (4.26%) SAS Certification
5 3 (3.19%) MCP
5 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.19%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (2.13%) CCNA
6 2 (2.13%) CCNP
6 2 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.13%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.06%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 2 (2.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.13%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (24.47%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.89%) Tableau
3 8 (8.51%) SAP
4 6 (6.38%) Oracle
5 3 (3.19%) Cloudera
5 3 (3.19%) Cognos
5 3 (3.19%) Informatica
5 3 (3.19%) Splunk
5 3 (3.19%) Teradata
6 2 (2.13%) Cisco
6 2 (2.13%) ParAccel
6 2 (2.13%) Ruckus Wireless
6 2 (2.13%) Talend
6 2 (2.13%) Vertica
7 1 (1.06%) Avaya
7 1 (1.06%) Google
7 1 (1.06%) IBM