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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
England / North West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 220 214 218
Rank change year-on-year -6 +4  
Permanent jobs citing R 58 24 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.85% 0.43% 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.45% 0.80% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 49 19 12
Median salary £60,000 £40,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -42.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £39,250
10% offered a salary of more than £78,400 £61,000 £110,000
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 the North West with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 4009 3017 3334
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 58.67% 53.63% 52.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3437 2605 2834
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

R
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 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
Manchester +15 50 £61,250 +53.12% 1
Cheshire -19 8 £55,000 +107.54% 1
R
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 North West region with a requirement for R.

1 70 (69.31%) Python
2 57 (56.44%) SQL
3 55 (54.46%) Machine Learning
4 54 (53.47%) Analytics
5 42 (41.58%) Big Data
5 42 (41.58%) Analytical Skills
6 38 (37.62%) Mathematics
6 38 (37.62%) PhD
7 36 (35.64%) SAS
8 34 (33.66%) MATLAB
9 32 (31.68%) Algorithms
10 29 (28.71%) Hadoop
10 29 (28.71%) Business Intelligence
11 28 (27.72%) Marketing
12 27 (26.73%) Statistical Analysis
13 26 (25.74%) Statistics
14 23 (22.77%) Retail
15 22 (21.78%) Degree
15 22 (21.78%) Tableau
16 21 (20.79%) Visualisation
17 20 (19.80%) Data Analytics
17 20 (19.80%) Mathematical Modelling
17 20 (19.80%) Data Analysis
18 19 (18.81%) SQL Server
18 19 (18.81%) Statistical Modelling
18 19 (18.81%) Apache Hive
19 18 (17.82%) Relational Database
19 18 (17.82%) SPSS
20 17 (16.83%) Finance
21 16 (15.84%) E-Commerce

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 36 (35.64%) SAS
2 11 (10.89%) Apache Spark
3 5 (4.95%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.99%) Apache
4 1 (0.99%) Jupyter
Applications
1 18 (17.82%) SPSS
2 14 (13.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (3.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (2.97%) S-PLUS
4 3 (2.97%) Stata
5 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (9.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.97%) FastStats
2 3 (2.97%) Sage 200
3 2 (1.98%) SAP CO
3 2 (1.98%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.98%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.99%) SAP AFS
4 1 (0.99%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.90%) Google Analytics
2 3 (2.97%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.99%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.99%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.97%) LAN
1 3 (2.97%) TCP/IP
1 3 (2.97%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (41.58%) Big Data
2 29 (28.71%) Hadoop
3 19 (18.81%) Apache Hive
3 19 (18.81%) SQL Server
4 18 (17.82%) Relational Database
5 16 (15.84%) Data Mining
6 11 (10.89%) NoSQL
6 11 (10.89%) Power BI
6 11 (10.89%) QlikView
7 10 (9.90%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (7.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (5.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (5.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (3.96%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (3.96%) Impala
10 4 (3.96%) MongoDB
11 3 (2.97%) BigQuery
11 3 (2.97%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 3 (2.97%) Qlik Sense
11 3 (2.97%) SAS EBI
General
1 28 (27.72%) Marketing
2 23 (22.77%) Retail
3 17 (16.83%) Finance
4 10 (9.90%) Banking
4 10 (9.90%) Electronics
4 10 (9.90%) Manufacturing
4 10 (9.90%) Telecoms
5 6 (5.94%) Games
5 6 (5.94%) Retail Banking
6 4 (3.96%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.97%) Advertising
8 2 (1.98%) German Language
Job Titles
1 39 (38.61%) Data Scientist
2 18 (17.82%) Analyst
3 13 (12.87%) Data Manager
4 8 (7.92%) Data Analyst
5 7 (6.93%) Senior Data Scientist
6 6 (5.94%) Insight Analyst
7 5 (4.95%) Data Insight Analyst
7 5 (4.95%) Data Modeller
7 5 (4.95%) Insight Data Analyst
7 5 (4.95%) Machine Learning Scientist
8 4 (3.96%) Banking Analyst
8 4 (3.96%) Developer
8 4 (3.96%) Senior Data Modeller
9 3 (2.97%) Architect
9 3 (2.97%) Data Analytics Scientist
9 3 (2.97%) Delphi Software Engineer
9 3 (2.97%) Development Engineer
9 3 (2.97%) Head of Analytics
9 3 (2.97%) Head of Data Analytics
9 3 (2.97%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.96%) Natural Language Processing
2 3 (2.97%) .NET
3 1 (0.99%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.99%) CoreNLP
3 1 (0.99%) D3.js
3 1 (0.99%) Keras
3 1 (0.99%) scikit-learn
3 1 (0.99%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 42 (41.58%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (31.68%) Algorithms
3 8 (7.92%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.94%) Credit Risk
5 4 (3.96%) User Experience
6 3 (2.97%) FMCG
7 2 (1.98%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.99%) Mobile Games
8 1 (0.99%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (54.46%) Machine Learning
2 54 (53.47%) Analytics
3 38 (37.62%) Mathematics
4 29 (28.71%) Business Intelligence
5 27 (26.73%) Statistical Analysis
6 26 (25.74%) Statistics
7 21 (20.79%) Visualisation
8 20 (19.80%) Data Analysis
8 20 (19.80%) Data Analytics
8 20 (19.80%) Mathematical Modelling
9 19 (18.81%) Statistical Modelling
10 16 (15.84%) Data Modelling
10 16 (15.84%) E-Commerce
11 15 (14.85%) Decision Tree
12 13 (12.87%) Artificial Intelligence
12 13 (12.87%) Predictive Modelling
12 13 (12.87%) Prototyping
13 12 (11.88%) Predictive Analytics
14 11 (10.89%) Logistic Regression
15 10 (9.90%) Neural Network
Programming Languages
1 70 (69.31%) Python
2 57 (56.44%) SQL
3 34 (33.66%) MATLAB
4 13 (12.87%) C++
5 12 (11.88%) Java
6 4 (3.96%) C#
7 3 (2.97%) Delphi
7 3 (2.97%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.97%) Pascal
7 3 (2.97%) Perl
7 3 (2.97%) Ruby
7 3 (2.97%) Scala
8 2 (1.98%) VBA
9 1 (0.99%) ABAP
9 1 (0.99%) C
9 1 (0.99%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (37.62%) PhD
2 22 (21.78%) Degree
3 3 (2.97%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (1.98%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.99%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.98%) IAS 39
2 2 (1.98%) IFRS
2 2 (1.98%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 1 (0.99%) Docker
Vendors
1 22 (21.78%) Tableau
2 14 (13.86%) SAP
3 12 (11.88%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.94%) Google
5 4 (3.96%) Cloudera
6 3 (2.97%) Sage
6 3 (2.97%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.97%) Splunk
7 2 (1.98%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.99%) Adobe
8 1 (0.99%) IBM
8 1 (0.99%) Informatica
Cheshire
Churchill Frank
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago